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‘Trent to Trenches’ is here!

Trent to Trenches is a City and County-wide programme taking place during 2014 to mark 100 years since the outbreak of the Great War. The Programme includes a major exhibition at Nottingham castle from Saturday 26th July – Sunday 16th November 2014. Marking one hundred years since the outbreak of the Great War, this exhibition […]

Andy Robertshaw: Digging the Trenches – Great War Archaeology 8 NOVEMBER, 2PM-3PM

8 NOVEMBER, 2PM-3PM Andy Robertshaw: Digging the Trenches – Great War Archaeology ‘Digging the Trenches: Archaeology on the Western Front’ Andrew Robertshaw is a military historian, author, television expert and battlefield guide. Born in Yorkshire, he went to school in Essex/Suffolk. He is now the Director of The Royal Logistic Corps Museum in Deepcut. He […]

Southwell Minster Concert by Nottingham Harmonic on 15 November, 2014

Southwell Concert Flyer Southwell Concert Flyer ‘A profoundly moving concert of works inspired by the Great War. Soar with ‘The Lark Ascending.’ Hear the words of poet Laurence Binyon, including ‘They shall grow not old, as we who are left grow,’ set to Elgar’s majestic music. Be uplifted by the dramatic sounds of Vaughan Williams’ orchestration […]

LAST CHANCE FOR OLD BILL BUS TOUR OF CITY – SUNDAY 26 OCTOBER 2014

On Sunday October 26th visitors to Nottingham Castle will have the chance to tour Great War sites of interest around the city in an “Old Bill” open top bus of the type used to transport troops behind the lines for the last time. Many of these London omnibuses, still in their red original liveries, carried […]

Julian Putkowski Lecture 18 Oct‏ – Executed Sherwood Foresters

Renowned ‘Shot at Dawn’ author Julian Putkowski will deliver a talk at the Keighton Auditorium, Nottingham University campus on the executed Sherwood Foresters of WW1. One was Private Bert McCubbin from Mansfield who was shot at dawn for cowardice in face of the enemy. The talk will take place on 18th October, 2014 starting at 2pm. […]

TRENT TO THE TRENCHES REMAINING OPPORTUNITIES

TRENT TO THE TRENCHES REMAINING OPPORTUNITIES With Nottingham city and county council’s official commemoration of the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War over half way through, now is a good time to look at what remaining chances you have of visiting life events in what remains of the T2T programme. The exhibition will […]

Eastwood and the Great War exhibition

A local exhibition dealing with the town of Eastwood and its part in the Great War is open at the D.H.Lawrence Heritage Centre, Mansfield Road, Eastwood and displays until Sunday 2nd November, 2014. For more details telephone the Heritage Centre on 01773 717353 of visit www.dhlawrenceheritage.org

GREAT WAR – THE WRITTEN WORD WEEKEND

GREAT WAR – THE WRITTEN WORD WEEKEND

GREAT WAR – THE WRITTEN WORD WEEKEND NOTTINGHAM CASTLE 23-24 AUG  Over 100 visitors joined community writer, Dave Wood at Nottingham Castle during a weekend in August, to help create a shared poem based on commemorating the outbreak of the Great War. People’s thoughts about the conflict and about the Trent to Trenches exhibition at […]

Bromley House Library – Events and Exhibitions

A Nottingham Library Remembers: Bromley House Library and The First World War 1914-1918 Exhibition September-December 2014 Exhibition open to the public on Wednesdays, 10.30am- 4.00pm from 10th September Bromley House Library Angel Row Nottingham NG1 6HL 0115 9473134 enquiries@bromleyhouse.org Please note there is no lift at Bromley House Library A Nottingham library remembers: Bromley House […]

Genealogy Group – Another Pat on Back‏

The Trent to Trenches Genealogy Team at Nottingham Castle Museum offer a free service to help members of the public search for information about their relatives who fought, died, survived in WW1. The aim is to fill in as many missing pieces of the past as possible. Members of the public are asked to bring […]