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11 events
  • Sylva Loading...
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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.

  • 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? 

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

    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.

  • Romantic Facts and Fantasies Loading...
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    Romantic Facts and Fantasies

    Friday 10 May - Sunday 25 August

    Culture and Heritage of the romantic Age, c. 1780-1840.

  • Gallery Tour - Romantic Facts and Fantasies Loading...
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    Gallery Tour - Romantic Facts and Fantasies

    Wednesday 05 June

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

  • Talk - Gothic Haunting from the 1790s to the Present Loading...
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    Talk - Gothic Haunting from the 1790s to the Present

    Wednesday 05 June

    The condition of haunting is central to the gothic mode. Dr Matt Green, Associate Professor in the School of English, explores haunting and being haunted.

  • Film Screening - Mary Shelley (2017) Loading...
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    Film Screening - Mary Shelley (2017)

    Tuesday 25 June

    A romance based on the relationship of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin (Elle Fanning) and the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (Douglas Booth).

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    Gallery Tour - Romantic Facts and Fantasies

    Tuesday 02 July

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

  • Talk - Romantic Reputations: Angelic Austen and Beastly Byron? Loading...
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    Talk - Romantic Reputations: Angelic Austen and Beastly Byron?

    Tuesday 02 July

    Was Lord Byron really ‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’, and was Jane Austen ‘a narrow-gutted spinster’?

  • Talk - Paupers and Poetry: The Workhouse at Southwell Loading...
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    Talk - Paupers and Poetry: The Workhouse at Southwell

    Friday 26 July

    This talk by Dr Charlotte May will focus on the Workhouse at Southwell, Nottinghamshire, whose founder was a close connection of the poet Lord Byron.

  • Talk - Romanticism, Caricature and Politics Loading...
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    Talk - Romanticism, Caricature and Politics

    Tuesday 20 August

    In this illustrated talk, Dr Richard Gaunt, Associate Professor in the Department of History, considers the rough, boisterous sensibilities which caricaturists brought to their craft