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Local History Group

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From the stocks to a burial mound all in a days work for the history group. Many thanks to Laura and Andrew and their team at the nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust for a brillant afternoon making bird boxes and bird feeders at Skylarks nature reserve. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Bilsthorpe Heritage Mining Museum March 2016
 
A massive thank you to Eric and his team for such a warm welcome  and informative visit we even got a lift to the Pitstop for lunch.
 
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 The museum is open to the public on Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday's, and boasts well stocked displays and memorabilia for visitors to see along with knowledgable staff (very often ex miners) on hand to guide you through the displays.
 
 
Great day in Grantham 9/6/2016
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Big thanks to Micky and Martin for showing us around King Johns Hunting Lodge a gold mine of information and the coffee and biscuits not bad either, hope to see you in the summer!
 
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We had a great time when we visited Tutbury recently.  Many thank to Sue who took us round.
 
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Russell was particularly animated all day! And thanks to Harriett for arranging the visit for us. As Sean said "this is proper history".  Cheers from Tony and the gang.
 
 
A big thank you to Janet and Mel for opening up the 2 museums especially for us.
                   
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      The Old Rectory, Loughborough                                    Thank you for teaching us 'nine men morris'
 
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Derby Gaol - The students are still talking about the heavy oak door that crashed down!
 

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                                           Is it a ghost......or just lights on the photo?

 

 Thank you to Edd Felix for putting up with us!

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The Carillion War Memorial and Museum                      Songster, The War Horse inside The Carillion
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Many thanks to Mel for telling us the story of The War Horse, Songster.
 
The view from the top of The Carillion
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Many thanks to Alan Odel for showing our History Group around Trent Bridge Cricket Ground. It was a fantastic informative tour and we hope to see you in the new cricket season.

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The History Group is based at Harpenden House on Thursdays from 10am - 3pm

For more information please contact Tony Barfield on (0115) 9209524