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8 events
  • A Selection of Elections: votes, suffrage and reform Loading...
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    A Selection of Elections: votes, suffrage and reform

    Friday 07 September - Sunday 02 December

    The year 2018 marks the centenary of the first UK general election in which some women were entitled to vote. We celebrate that fact by looking back at some memorable elections and exploring how electioneering has changed over the years.

  • Talk - New Dawn? The 1997 general election Loading...
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    Talk - New Dawn? The 1997 general election

    Wednesday 21 November

    1997 represented a dramatic turnaround for a party out of office since 1979. Some say that to win, Blair transformed Labour out of all recognition.

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    Sylva

    Friday 14 December - Sunday 07 April

    Foresters and felons, poets and poachers, discover the unusual tales of Nottinghamshire’s woodlands and the people who have worked, lived and been inspired by them.

  • Gallery Tour - Sylva Loading...
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    Gallery Tour - Sylva

    Thursday 31 January

    Join the Sylva exhibition curator for a guided walk through of the exhibition and learn about the stories behind the items on display.

  • Talk - Ancient Woodlands Loading...
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    Talk - Ancient Woodlands

    Thursday 31 January

    Woodland history is an important tool in nature conservation. The leading forest ecologist and historian Dr George Peterken will discuss how historical maps and records were used to construct the Ancient Woodland Inventory.

  • Talk - The Sherwood Forest Trust - Past, Present and Future Loading...
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    Talk - The Sherwood Forest Trust - Past, Present and Future

    Thursday 21 February

    The world’s most famous heritage forest, legendary stomping ground of Robin Hood, a magnet for tourists since Victorian times - Sherwood Forest is special. 

  • Guided Walk: Trees, Woodlands & Forests Loading...
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    Guided Walk: Trees, Woodlands & Forests

    Thursday 21 February - Thursday 21 March

    In this walk led by Steve Clarke, Highfields Park Ranger, you can explore the rich history and the wonder of the variety of trees in Highfields Park.

  • Talk - The Changing Nature of Sherwood Forest Loading...
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    Talk - The Changing Nature of Sherwood Forest

    Thursday 21 March

    How has Sherwood Forest been represented and understood over the last 400 years?