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WOLLATON HISTORICAL & CONSERVATION SOCIETY

Updated August 2022

2022 PROGRAMME 

Please also see the Dovecote Museum page

Summer Walks

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.

October 26th

Ninya Mikhaila – “Clothing the Lost King”. Reconstructing the wardrobe of Richard III for the new film.

November 23rd

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.

February 22nd

David Templeman – “The Captive Queen of England 1568 – 1584”. Discover the fascinating story of Mary’s years in captivity in England.

March 22nd

Chris Weir – “Nottinghamshire in the time of Jane Austen”. Illustrating trends and themes and using quotes from her novels.

April 26th

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

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