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.
Val Wood of the Nottingham Women’s History Group considers the impact of the franchise for the women of Nottingham in terms of women’s political representation and suffrage activism in the city from 1918 to 1928.
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.
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.
Join the Sylva exhibition curator for a guided walk through of the exhibition and learn about the stories behind the items on display.
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.
The world’s most famous heritage forest, legendary stomping ground of Robin Hood, a magnet for tourists since Victorian times - Sherwood Forest is special.
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.
How has Sherwood Forest been represented and understood over the last 400 years?