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From Ogilby’s strip maps through Ordnance Survey to Google Earth this course will explore this rich variety of visual forms and the stories connected with them.

 A visit to the University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Special Collections forms part of the course along with  the making of personal maps by students.

This is NOT a cartography course.


The aims of the course are to develop awareness and enjoy the variety of maps, to learn how they relate to history and to travellers’ tales, both real and imaginary.

Course content:

* Early maps, *Ogilby’s strip maps,* Ordinance Survey,* Digital maps, *Social and political maps, *Creative maps,* Personal maps

Course details:  Course ref: C2335191

Tutor: Susan Roberts

Date & time: 7 meetings from Wednesday 30th September 10am-noon – the course includes a trip to Nottingham Univeristy Manuscripts Dept (no entrance fee)

Venue: The Pearson Centre Nuart St. Beeston NG9 2NH

Cost: £53.90 or free if in receipt of means tested benefits

You can enrol on line here  or telephone 0115 922 2627