Tom Simpson: Sporting great (Retford Library talk)
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The theme for the week is "Edible England".
Inspire has 2 free taster Heritage events on offer in our programme -
The Inspire Picture Archive will highlight a selection of food-related historic images during the week.
As the national theme is "Edible England", a selection of Inspire Libraries will be holding Heritage Cafés during the festival - an informal way for us to showcase material from our Local Heritage collections and a great opportunity to chat together and share memories of the foods we loved, or loathed, in the past!
Thursday 16 September 10.30am – 12.30 pm
Tuesday 14 September, 1.30-3.30pm
Friday 17 September, 10.30am-12.30pm
Mansfield Central Library
Tuesday 14 September, 11am-1pm
Tuesday 14 September, 10.30am – 12 noon
Tuesday 14 September, 10-11.30am.
Tuesday 14 September , 2-3pm
Friday 17 September 10.30am-12 noon
West Bridgford Library
Thursday 16 September, 2-3pm
Tuesday 14 September, 11.30am-12.30pm
The team at Worksop Library have put together a fun quiz online to test your knowledge of the town's heritage.
On Saturday 11 September, come along to Retford Library’s Heritage Open Day in the new local history area on the ground floor. Explore hidden treasures from the heritage collection including old maps, newspapers and other historical documents not normally on display. Library staff will also be on hand to help with enquiries. This is a free event and no booking is required.
To end the week, on Friday 17 September Retford Library is also hosting an event as part of North Notts LitFest:
Uncovering your Family History with Emily Brand takes place on Friday 17 September at 2pm. Join author, historian and genealogist Emily Brand in an exclusive workshop exploring local heritage resources and learning techniques to investigate your family tree. Emily’s most recent book ‘The Fall of the House of Byron’, was selected as BBC Radio 4’s Book of the Week.
We’d love you to join us! By becoming a member of Inspire you will be able to have your say on how the society works and develops.
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