Hands on History

Hands on History

Bringing history to life through participatory activities aimed at the whole family.

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  • Saturday 22 November
  • Coat of Arms

    SAT 22 NOV

    FREE

    Old Daybrook and Arnold

    Arnot Hill Park, Nottingham

    Run by: TravelRight Gedling

    This walk explores the fascinating heritage of an area that was completely transformed from its agricultural roots into the current tow…

  • Poppy flower

    SAT 22 NOV

    FREE

    Brian Moses: What Are We Fighting For? Poems About War

    West Bridgford Library, Nottingham

    Run by: West Bridgford Library

    Children's performance poet, Brian Moses will read and perform poems from his new book, including the Christmas Truce, when soldiers pl…

  • Home, 1914

    SAT 22 NOV

    The Shadow of 1914: British Architecture and Design, 1900-25

    Victoria and Albert Museum, London

    Run by: Victoria and Albert Museum

    This one-day conference presented by the Victorian and Twentieth Century Societies aims to set out the stylistic tendencies of the time…

  • photograph of poppies in field

    SAT 22 NOV

    Fenham at the Eve of the Great War

    Discovery Museum - Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums, Newcastle & Gateshead

    Run by: Discovery Museum - Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums

    Part of the First World War centenary commemorations.

  • Keele Observatory

    SAT 22 NOV

    FREE

    Seeing the Universe Through Telescopes

    Keele Observatory, Keele

    Run by: Keele Observatory

    Weather permitting, you may view planets, stars and nebulae through large telescopes, or the Sun (during the day). Astronomers will giv…

  • Photograph of lyme regis seafront

    SAT 22 NOV

    Mary Anning Walks

    Lyme Regis Museum, Lyme Regis

    Run by: Lyme Regis Museum

    See the landmarks of Lyme Regis's most famous fossil-hunter in small groups with local expert Natalie Manifold.

  • Centenary talk @ Bankfield- Richard Smith

    SAT 22 NOV

    Centenary Talk at Bankfield: Richard Smith

    Bankfield Museum, Halifax

    Run by: Bankfield Museum

    Part of the First World War centenary commemorations.

  • Sunday 23 November
  • Photograph of cart wheel

    SUN 23 NOV

    Water Wheel Workshops

    Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - National Trust, Ripon

    Run by: Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Water Garden - National Trust

    Come along for a workshop to learn all about water wheels.

  • photograph of poppy field

    SUN 23 NOV

    FREE

    Creative Sundays

    Salford Museum and Art Gallery, Salford

    Run by: Salford Museum and Art Gallery

    Part of the First World War centenary commemorations.

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