Nottinghamshire

Properties and events in Nottinghamshire

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A guided walk/talk around Newark's timber framed heritage

Newark Library, London Road Car Park, Balderton Gate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1UW
In person
Pre-booking required

As well as spotting the less obvious & well-disguised timber-framed buildings, this walk, guided by local architect Bernard Martin, around the centre of Newark, will visit some of the timber-framed buildings.

A History of Roads and Travel in Coaching Times

The Museum of the Horse, 1 Market Place, Tuxford, Nottinghamshire, NG22 0LA
In person
Pre-booking preferred

An exhibition of the the development of roads and travel and the coaching system with a study of Tuxford, one of the earliest stops on the Great North Road. There will be an illustrated talk on September 15th 1400.

A Lasting Legacy at Newark Cemetery Chapel Interpretation Centre

Newark Cemetery Chapel Interpretation Centre, London Road, 12, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1SQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

The chapel in Newark Cemetery will be open with members of the Friends of Newark Cemetery on hand to help locate graves. There will also be a display in the Chapel entitled 'A Lasting Legacy'.

Art on the Move

Spotlight Gallery, Newark Town Hall, Market Place, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2BU
In person
Pre-booking not required

The Friends of Newark Town Hall Museum and Art Gallery present 'Art on the Move' in the Spotlight Gallery. Traditional Folk Art began on canal boats in the 1850s and has evolved with styles adapted to modern materials and designs.

Bagthorpe Gardens

Hucknall Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG5 1FB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Enjoy a guided walk through these interesting historical allotments created in the 1840s.

Behind the Scenes at the Museum

The Resource Centre, Block D, NSDC Depot, Brunel Drive, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 2EG
In person
Pre-booking required

A curator tour of the museum's object store

Behind the Scenes of Manuscripts and Special Collections, University of Nottingham

Kings Meadow Campus, Lenton Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG7 2NR
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for an exclusive look behind-the-scenes at Manuscripts and Special Collections, home to our unique collections - which span nearly a millennium, from the twelfth century to the twenty-first!

Cavalry in the Courtyard

The National Civil War Centre, 14 Appletongate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1JY
In person
Pre-booking not required

Meet a Civil War Cavalry Soldier and his horse!

Civil War tour of Newark, including the Queens Sconce

Newark Castle, Newark Castle Gardens, Castle Gate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1BG
In person
Pre-booking not required

Kevin Winter will lead a Civil War tour of Newark. Explore some of the places that were at the heart of key events, ending at the Queens Sconce.

CWGC Tours 2024 - Nottingham Southern Cemetery (Wilford Hill)

Southern Cemetery & Crematorium, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 7FE
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a Commonwealth War Graves Commission tour of Nottingham Southern Cemetery (Wilford Hill).

D. H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum Open Days

8A Victoria Street, Eastwood, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG16 3AW
In person
Pre-booking not required

Step back in time to experience a traditional Victorian Working Class Home and the Birthplace of accomplished and often considered controversial writer D.H. Lawrence this September 7th and 8th!

Exploring Local Maps - Newark Library

Newark Library, Beaumond Gardens, Baldertongate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1UW
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us to learn more about local maps available in Inspire Libraries.

Exploring Local Maps - Retford Library

Retford Library, Churchgate, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 6PE
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us to learn more about local maps available in Inspire Libraries.

Gedling House, Open to the Community

Gedling House, Wood Lane, Gedling, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG4 4AD
In person
Pre-booking not required

Come and visit Gedling House a Grade 2 listed Georgian mansion, now a Buddhist meditation Centre. Enjoy our lovely building and grounds - we’ll have history talks, displays, meditation taster, children's activities, refreshments. and stalls

Green's Windmill and Science Centre

Greens Mill Science Centre, Windmill Lane, Sneinton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 4QB
In person
Pre-booking not required

Join us for a special exhibition to celebrate Heritage Open Days. Learn more about famous mathematician George Green, view photos of the mill’s restoration and read the many press cuttings.

Guided Tours of St Mary's Church, Lowdham

St Mary's Church, Church Lane, Lowdham, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG14 7BQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

A rare chance to see ancient graffiti and understand some of the history of our medieval village church.

Heritage /Our Legacy Event

16 Hall Croft, Beeston, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG9 1EL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Sept 11th Heritage Talk by David Matless + Musical performances from local Youth + premiere of film "Beeston - Be More Civic" Sept 14th Guided Tour of John Clifford School & grounds Sept 15th Walk - Cottage Grove Estate led by Professor John Beckett

Heritage Building Skills Demonstration and Participation

Newark Market Place, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1DU
In person
Pre-booking not required

When you look at the historic buildings around Newark you may wonder how they are kept looking like they did in the past. This is your chance to find out, as heritage building skills are demonstrated in the Market Place.

Inspire Nottinghamshire Archives - Behind-the-Scenes Tours

County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 1AG
In person
Pre-booking required

Come and see behind the scenes and discover the hidden world of archives!

Lace Connections Store Tour

Nottingham City Museum & Galleries, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8
In person
Pre-booking required

Lace put Nottingham on the world map. Come for a guided tour of the Designated reserve lace machinery collections, at Nottingham City Museums & Galleries off-site store and discover the lace connections to many of our major local industries.