WOLLATON HISTORICAL & CONSERVATION SOCIETY
Updated August 2022
Please also see the Dovecote Museum page
There is no charge for the walks, everyone is welcome, but a donation towards the Walled Garden restoration would be welcome.
Wednesday 10th August: Temporarily postponed, members will be advised of revised date shortly and the website updated.
- Tour of the Walled Garden. Start in the Communities Car Park at 7.00pm (Donation to the Cucumber House Appeal of £5 suggested).
Indoor Meetings - September 2022 - April 2023
Fourth Wednesday of the month, September to April (not December)
7.30pm St Leonard's Community Centre.
September 28th 2022
Kurt Hatten – “Nuthall Temple”. Nottinghamshire’s lost Palladian mansion, its creation to its destruction and what is left behind.
Ninya Mikhaila – “Clothing the Lost King”. Reconstructing the wardrobe of Richard III for the new film.
David Skillen – “The Gretna Girls and the Devil’s Porridge”. Everyone has heard of Gretna Green, yet few people of heard of H.M. factory at Gretna.
January 25th 2023
Mike Kelley – “The Sleeping Beauty – the restoration of the Cromford Canal” Sixteen years of work to restore the Cromford Canal in Derbyshire.
David Templeman – “The Captive Queen of England 1568 – 1584”. Discover the fascinating story of Mary’s years in captivity in England.
Chris Weir – “Nottinghamshire in the time of Jane Austen”. Illustrating trends and themes and using quotes from her novels.
Annual General Meeting followed by: John Whitfield – “The Truth about the Cuban Missile Crisis”. Revelations of the unknown facts behind the Cuban crisis.
Wollaton Historical & Conservation Society does not accept liability for any accident, loss or damage to members or visitors during its advertised activities