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Southwell & District Local History Society Established in 1983

Programme 20019/2020

All meetings commence at 7.30pm

        in Southwell Library, King Street,  Southwell

unless otherwise stated.


September, Wednesday 25th

Mark Dawson

Food and Drink in Tudor and Stuart Nottinghamshire

October, Wednesday 23rd

             Mark Stretton

             The Power and Effectiveness of the War Bow in Battle

November, Wednesday 27th

             Dave Mooney

             History of Buskers and Street Performance


January,  Wednesday 22nd

David Johnson

Saracen’s Head Hotel Wall Paintings

February, Wednesday 26th  

Bob Massey

Smashing the Frames - the Luddite Rebellion

March, Saturday 14th Southwell Methodist Church

             Various Speakers

              ‘Meet the Author’ event

March, Wednesday 25th


Roger Merryweather

History of the Bramley Apple

April, Wednesday 22nd

Society Outing

City of Caves Tour

May, Wednesday 27th

William Ruff

Henry Garnet and the Gunpowder Plot

June, Wednesday 24th

Mo Cooper

The Clergy, the Widow and the Milkman

July, Wednesday 22nd

Steve Wright

Coal Mining in Notts/Mining Memories

September, Wednesday 23rd

            Richard Gaunt

            Women in the Lives of 4/5th Dukes of Newcastle