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WOLLATON HISTORICAL & CONSERVATION SOCIETY

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Updated July 2020

UNTIL CORONA VIRUS RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED

JULY AND AUGUST MEETINGS WILL BE HELD VIA ZOOM

PRESENTED BY ANDREW HAMILTON 

ON OR AROUND THE FIRST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH 10.30am

REPEATED LATER IN THE MONTH AT 7.30pm

NEXT MEETING

TUESDAY 7TH JULY 10.30am

"THE HISTORY AND RESTORATION OF THE WALLED GARDEN AT WOLLATON HALL"

UNTIL ST LEONARD'S COMMUNITY CENTRE IS FULLY OPEN, WE PROPOSE THAT OUR WINTER PROGRAMME WITH GUEST SPEAKERS WILL ALSO GO AHEAD VIA ZOOM ON THE 4TH WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH. PLEASE SEE DETAILS BELOW.

If you are not already on our mailing list and would like to receive an invitation to our zoom meetings, please contact us via the feedback link.

 

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INDOOR MEETINGS Indoor meetings are free for members of the Society, visitors pay £2.00. Everyone welcome and you don't have to be the guest of a member to come along as a visitor. 

Start 7.30pm at St Leonard's Community Centre, Bramcote Lane on the 4th Wednesday of the month, September to April (not December) in St Leonard’s Community Hall Bramcote Lane.

Speaker Program 2020/2021 Indoor Meetings

Our programme of events from September 2020 will go ahead if Coronavirus restrictions are lifted to allow indoor meetings.  

September 23rd 2020                 David Templeman         “The Queen that never was”

Lady Arabella Stuart niece of Mary Queen of Scots, she was brought up with the sole intension of being crowned after Elizabeth.

October 28th 2020                      Peter Hammond          “Water, water, everywhere”

The story of water engineer Thomas Hawksley who brought clean water to Nottingham before Queen Victoria’s reign.

November 25th 2020                  David Skillen                “The many behind the few”

The unsung Hero’s and Heroine’s of the Battle of Brittain.

January 27th 2021                      John Whitfield              “ Nottingham’s Industrial Heritage”

A presentation on the varied industrial world of Nottingham’s Manufacturing Companies.

Feburary 24th 2021                    Edward Hammond       “In service of the Emperor”

The life and the experiences of the Napoleonic Soldier.

March 24th 2021                          Richard Gaunt               “Objects of Ridicule”

We consider whether the period 1780-1850 was the “Golden Age of Caricature” considering the outputs by Artiest including Gillray, Cruikshank and Doyle.

April 28th 2021                            Laura Parker              “Recent Excavations at Nottm Castle”

A presentation on the recent Archaeological works at Nottingham Castle during the closure and refurbishment 2016-2020. 

A range of local guided walks will be arranged for Summer 2021. If you would like to organise and lead a local walk, please contact us via the Feedback page. Thank you.

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