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Mud, Munitions and Memorials


The talk is entitled 'Mud, Munitions and Memorials and is presented by Chris Weir, who is the principal archivist for Nottingham. "On the 28th June 1914 Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated in Sarajevo. The event heralded the outbreak of a war that would cost the lives of millions of servicemen.  No village, town, factory or organi…

The Nottinghamshire Victory Ball


The Nottinghamshire Victory Ball   Venue: the County Hall, West Bridgeford, Nottinghamshire Date: Saturday 10 November 2018 The ‘Western Front Association’ and ‘Trent to Trenches’ are organising a dinner dance to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice. A sparkling wine reception and four course dinner with wine will be preceded by prose a…

'The Robin Hoods' a talk by Jonathan D'Hooge


The 7th (Robin Hood) Battalion, The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) is the battalion most closely associated with the city of Nottingham. Popularly known as ‘The Robin Hoods’, the 7th Notts & Derbys took the place of the Robin Hood Rifles, on the formation of the Territorial Force in April 1908. The Robin H…