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6th Nottinghamshire History and Archaeology Festival

Saturday 20 July, 12noon-4pm
University of Nottingham Museum

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Free, just drop in

Taking place across the University of Nottingham Museum, Djanogly Gallery, Djanogly Recital Hall, and the Music Department Rehearsal Hall & Foyer

Now in its 6th year this hugely successful regional festival and celebration will be displaying the wide and varied work taking place throughout Nottinghamshire by local history and archaeology societies, archaeological units, museums and other regional archaeological organisations. This big event will include displays, craft activities, living history events, handling of original material and talks.

The day is suitable for everyone including those with a general interest, people taking part in historical and archaeological work, those wanting to get involved and anyone wanting to escape into the past for a day. 

  • Try your hand at coin striking
  • Hear our storytellers recount old tales
  • Have your objects examined by local Finds Liaison Officers
  • See medieval entertainers
  • Handle real artefacts

Suitable for all