The History Group runs some very interesting talks by speakers from around the local area, open to both members and non-members. We also organise visits to other local history groups, and outings to historic sites and archives / museums for members.
Thursday 20th September 2018 Judith Mills. Nottingham's Historic Green Spaces. A history of the Forest and other green spaces which were part of the original plans for the city when it was enlarged.
Thursday 18th October 2018 Ruth Imeson Da Silva - Gertrude Savile. Downtown Abbey meets Eastenders.
Thursday 15th November 2018. Chris Perkins – Restoration of Brunswick House in Newark. The restoration of an 18th century house on Victoria Street Newark. It dates to 1790 and was once known as Miss Faversham's house.
Thursday 17th January 2019. Railway archive film. We previously had the miscellany of Rural Life archive films which was much enjoyed – this is the railway equivalent.
Thursday 21st February 2019. Pat Smedley - Florence Nightingale: Life and Legacy. A talk on the life of a remarkable local woman from Derbyshire, and of her global legacy in health care provision.
Thursday 21st March 2019. Brian Binns - The Campion Story. From knitting frame to cycle frame.
Thursday 11th April 2019. Brian Riley - Lincolnshire Aviation in the First World War
Thursday 16th May 2019. Jim Brightman. Charting Chipeling: The Archaeology of the Kiplin Estate.
Everyone welcome. The above events are in the Village Hall, Main Street unless otherwise stated, starting at 7:30pm, Members no charge, non-members £2 - includes refreshments.