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Jan 2018

So much Work, and so Little to Show for it – the self doubts of artist Peter Brannan by Dr Malcolm Moyes

3rd Jan 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Feb 2018

Joint Meeting with Newark Engineering Society – Dial N for Newark – early telecommunications around Newark by David Flint

7th Feb 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mar 2018

Suffragettes in Newark by Janice Lean

7th Mar 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Apr 2018

Requiem for a Signal Box by Tim O’Brian (artist – featuring railway signal boxes on the Newark-Nottingham & Nottingham-Grantham lines)

4th Apr 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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May 2018

NALHS 51st AGM – followed by Brian Howes – Treasures in the Attic – Live!!

2nd May 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sep 2018

“Requiem for the Signal Box” – talk by Tim O’Brien

5th Sep 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Newark Library, Beaumond Gardens, Balderton Gate
Newark, NG24 1UW United Kingdom
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As automatic barriers replace the old-fashioned railway signalman with his levers and pulleys, this talk - illustrated by Tim O'Brien's own paintings - looks at the local railway signal boxes on the Nottingham-Newark-Lincoln and Nottingham-Grantham lines which may soon be disappearing from our landscape

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Oct 2018

“The Rufford Poachers” – a talk by Sam Millard

3rd Oct 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Newark Library, Beaumond Gardens, Balderton Gate
Newark, NG24 1UW United Kingdom
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Sam Millard is a member of the Rattlejag Morris dancing troupe which aims to preserve and promote the traditional morris dances of Nottinghamshire. He is also an expert on local country lore, and his talk this evening centres on the notorious 19th century case of the Rufford Poachers which resulted in one death and four deportations.  It also inspired the local ballad The Rufford Park Poachers which is now hailed as an exemplar of the traditional English folk song.  Look…

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“War, Peace and Football” – a talk by Francis Towndrow

31st Oct 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Newark Library, Beaumond Gardens, Balderton Gate
Newark, NG24 1UW United Kingdom
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Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War, local resident and long-standing member of Newark Town Football Club, Francis Towndrow, tells us about some notable Newark sportsmen who fought in the war and about the two ‘Peace Games’ of football (England v. Germany) that he has helped organise in 2014 and 2018.  His talk also marks the  founding of Newark Town football Club 150 years ago.

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Dec 2018

“Nottingham Castle: People’s Palace and Beyond” – a talk by Dr. Richard Gaunt

3rd Dec 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Newark Library, Beaumond Gardens, Balderton Gate
Newark, NG24 1UW United Kingdom
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Richard Gaunt is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Arts at Nottingham University. His research interests have encompassed work on national political figures such as Sir Robert Peel, the Duke of Wellington and Benjamin Disraeli as well as individuals with a strong Nottinghamshire connection, such as the 4th Duke of Newcastle (of Clumber Park) and William Edward and Godfrey Tallents (solicitors, land stewards and political agents of Newark). We are pleased to welcome him back to NALHS; he first spoke…

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Jan 2019

“The Top Ten Scandals of Sherwood Forest” – a talk by Adrian Gray

Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Newark Library, Beaumond Gardens, Balderton Gate
Newark, NG24 1UW United Kingdom
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This is an unconventional approach to telling the story of Sherwood and the Dukeries. Rather than following it chronologically, we examine the tale through ten scandals – money, sex and political – that define what happened to Sherwood and the great houses that were built there. Adrian Gray is based at Laneham, between Retford and Lincoln. He is a graduate of Queens’ College, Cambridge, in History and the author of more than twenty books on aspects of local and national…

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