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 18th January 2018. Emily Gillot – “Rufford Abbey”. Emily is one of the County Council archaeologists and has been supervising digs at the abbey for sometime.

Thursday 15th February 2018. Stephen Gay  - “Railways in a Cornish Landscape”.  Distinctly not our local history but a wider view is always welcome and we enjoy Stephen’s marvellous photos!

Thursday 15th March 2018. Peter Hammond - Albert Ball:  Nottinghamshire VC WW1 pilot.  A welcome return visit by Peter, this time informing us of a local hero.

Thursday 19th April 2018. James Wright - Castles of Nottinghamshire. We may be surprised to find out how many castles we don’t know are in our county.

Thursday 17th May 2018. Margaret Harrison. Halls and Abbeys owned by Nottingham City. Margaret hasn’t visited us for a while and we always enjoy her humour and informative delivery and will find out more about such places as Newstead Abbey, Wollaton Hall and Nottingham Castle.

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. Jim Brightman -Charting Chipeling: The Archaeology of the Kiplin Estate.

Thursday 15th November 2018. Chris Perkins - Brunswick House 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.

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.