Two heritage talks will take place at our local libraries during May:
“A Palace For Our Kings” by James Wright
Worksop Library, Wednesday 17th May from 2.00pm to 3.00pm
One of the very largest Mediaeval royal palaces stood at Kings Clipstone in the heart of Sherwood Forest. Researcher James Wright tells the story of one of the great lost buildings of Britain, visited by eight kings who held parliaments, Christmas feasts and tournaments there. Tickets are £3 and must be paid for at the time of booking — please purchase tickets from Worksop Library (drop in or call 01909 535353) or go to the What’s On section of the Inspire website www.inspireculture.org.uk.
Thomas Helwys: Why does he matter? by Adrian Gray
Retford Library, Saturday 27th May from 2.00pm to 3.00pm
Join Adrian Gray from Pilgrims and Prophets to learn more about Thomas Helwys, the Baptist pioneer from Nottinghamshire, whose ideas have shaped nations and influenced the American Constitution and the UN Declaration of Human Rights. This event has been organised as part of Retford Arts Festival 2017. The talk is free but booking is essential — to book your place, please contact the library on 01777 708724 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.