Explore our local heritage at two upcoming talks at Worksop Library.
The Story of Creswell Crags
Wednesday 15th May, 2.00pm to 3.00pm
Creswell Crags is a picturesque limestone gorge with caves once called home by a variety of Ice Age animals, Neanderthals and humans. With a rich archaeological record, the site also contains the only Ice Age rock art in the British Isles, placing it side by side with the art caves of Europe like Lascaux. Hear the fascinating story of how we lived in what was once the extreme northern frontier of the Ice Age world.
Sherwood Forest: Outlaws and Villains
Wednesday 19th June, 2.00pm to 3.00pm
Using the most recent results from the Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project, and years of historical research, Andy Gaunt from Mercian Archaeological Services CIC will take you through the history, archaeology, landscape and people of Sherwood Forest. Learn about the Forest Law, Courts, Foresters and Keepers, the medieval landscape, villages, towns, palaces and people of the forest. Then hear about the outlaws in this captivating talk that really brings the medieval landscape to life.
Tickets for both these talks are £3.00 and booking is essential — call 01623 677200, book at Worksop Library, or go to the What’s On section of the Inspire website to book online, www.inspireculture.org.uk.