Library heritage events in May

by | 8 May 2018 | Community Event, Heritage, Retford, Sherwood, Worksop

Find out more about local heritage at two events in our local libraries this May:

Heritage Talk — The Women in the Lives of the fourth and five Dukes of Newcastle
Worksop Library
Wednesday 23rd May, 2.00pm to 3.00pm
In this illustrated talk, historian Richard Gaunt will look at the women who shaped and influenced the lives of the fourth and fifth Dukes of Newcastle, during the 19th century. Hear about the mixture of romance, grief and betrayal which lies at the heart of this great Nottinghamshire family based at Clumber Park.
Dr Richard Gaunt is an Associate Professor of History at the University of Nottingham. He has published widely on late 18th and early 19th century British political history.
Early booking for this talk is strongly recommended. Tickets are £3.00 and can be purchased in advance from Worksop Library, call 0115 8044373 or on the What’s On section of the Inspire website,

The Great Nottinghamshire Local History Fair 2018
Mansfield Library
Sunday 13th May, 11.00am to 3.00pm
This fabulous free day out for all the family returns for the sixth time to showcase Nottinghamshire’s heritage. Explore local history displays, enjoy craft demonstrations and activities, listen to local singing group Sempre, browse the books for sale and even learn a few traditional circus skills!