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The 1st Nottinghamshire Local History & Archaeology Day

Saturday 21 June, 11am - 4pm
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Saturday 21 June Free Event - Drop in or join us for the whole day. Local history and archaeology societies from throughout the county along with archaeological units, museums and other regional archaeological organisations will display, examine and discuss current archaeological work being undertaken throughout Nottinghamshire. Suitable for everyone including those with a general interest in what is happening in their area, people actively taking part in archaeological work and those wanting to get involved. 11am - 12.15pm Short talks on local archaeological projects. Five local societies present their work. The session will be introduced by David Knight from Trent and Peak Archaeology who will also give a short overview of work in the region. FREE BUT TICKETS MUST BE BOOKED THROUGH THE BOX OFFICE ON 0115 846 7777. 12pm - 4pm Stalls Local history and archaeology societies and regional archaeological units will display and discuss their work. See the wide and varied work that is being done and find out about opportunities to join in. DROP-IN EVENT 12pm - 4pm Portable Antiquities Database and the Historic Environment Record for Nottinghamshire. Join the Finds Liaison Officer for Nottinghamshire and Nottinghamshire County Council to see what has been found in your area and bring objects for identification. MUSEUM DROP-IN EVENT 12pm - 4pm Hands-on sessions with archaeological material from Nottinghamshire. Come and handle and find out more about a wide variety of archaeological material from Nottinghamshire including stone artefacts, pottery, coins, animal bones and environmental material dating from the Paleolithic to the post-medieval period. ANGEAR VISITOR CENTRE, DJANOGLY GALLERY 2, LEARNING STUDIO This day is organised by the University of Nottingham Museum and supported by the Thoroton Society and the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies.