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The 2nd Nottinghamshire Local History and Archaeology Day

Saturday 27 June

Free event – Drop in or join us for the day

Following on from the hugely successful event last year and by popular demand we will be displaying the wide and varied work taking place throughout Nottinghamshire by local history and archaeology societies, archaeological units, museums and other regional archaeological organisations. This big event will include displays, handling of original material and talks.

The day is suitable for everyone including those with a general interest, people taking part in historical and archaeological work and those wanting to get involved.

11am – 12.15pm in the Recital Hall

Short talks on local archaeological projects*

The day begins with 5 short talks on local projects. Free but tickets need to be booked through the box office.

12noon – 4pm

Stalls and Exhibitions

Stalls and exhibitions displaying regional historical and archaeological projects along with artefact handling and the opportunity to find out about how to volunteer.

12noon – 4pm

Portable Antiquities Database and the Historic Environment Record for Nottinghamshire

Join the finds Liaison Officer for Nottinghamshire and Nottinghamshire County Council to find out what has been found in your area and also bring along finds for identification.

12noon – 4pm

Hands on Sessions with archaeological material from Nottinghamshire

Handling sessions of material from Nottinghamshire including stone artefacts, coins, pottery and animal bones from the Palaeolithic to the medieval period.


Events taking place in the Museum, Angear Visitor Centre, Djanogly Gallery and Rehearsal Hall.

*Short talks on local archaeological projects to be chaired by Dr David Knight:

11am – 12.15pm in the Djanogly theatre

Dr David Knight (Head of Research at Trent and Peak Archaeology)

Introduction to archaeological work in Nottinghamshire

Fiona Corbet and Alison Montgomery (Dunkirk and Lenton Partnership Forum)

The Forum will discuss the Lenton Priory Project

Gill Morral (Friends of Toton Fields)

Toton Unearthed

Mike Spencer (Attenborough Heritage Explorers)

Discussion on the recent community archaeological project at the Attenborough Nature Reserve

Steven Walker (Friends of Moor Ponds Wood)

Exploring the evidence for the 18th c. cotton mills at Papplewick

Download a flyer here.