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Nottingham University Museum:  Second Local History and Archaeology Day

Following the hugely successful event last year, Nottingham University Museum will be hosting and 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 event will include displays, 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 and those wanting to get involved.

Drop in or join the staff for the day.

Short Talks on Local Archaeological Projects 

The day begins with 5 short talks on local projects.

11am – 12.15pm  Recital Hall

All talks are free to attend – but tickets need to be booked through the Box Office on 0115 846 7777.

Stalls and Exhibitions  

12 noon – 4pm

Displays of regional historical and archaeological projects along with artefact handling and the opportunity to find out how to volunteer.

Portable Antiquities Database and the Historic Environment Record for Nottinghamshire

12 noon – 4pm

Join the Finds Liaison Officer for Nottinghamshire and Nottinghamshire County Council to find out what has been found in your area and also bring along finds for identification.

Hands-On Sessions with Archaeological Material from Nottinghamshire

12 noon – 4pm

Handling sessions of material from Nottinghamshire including stone artefacts, coins, pottery and animal bones from the Paleolithic to the medieval period.

Events take place in the Museum, Angear Visitor Centre, Djanogly Gallery and Rehearsal Hall.

For more information telephone 0115 8467777