EVENTS & BOOKING



Launch & Sharing Evening
• Save the Date!
• Thursday, 15.04.21, 6:30–8.00pm
• Online via Zoom, please click on this link

The terraced houses neighbouring Victoria Park are a distinctive and popular part of Nottingham. The Promenade Heritage Project has been created to celebrate the history of The Promenade, Robin Hood Terrace and Campbell Grove. The Launch & Sharing Evening will introduce the project with the following activities:

• Launch of a free heritage report.
• Brief Illustrated history talk with historian Chris Matthews
• Oral History Sharing Activity with Helen Foster from the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Please bring any memories or old photographs, which you think might be interesting.

If you are interested in taking part or just want to be updated on the development of this project, please come along to the Project Launch and Sharing Evening or contact Laura, Project Coordinator at:
promenadeheritage@gmail.com
07342 047518

Missed the Event?
You can watch the event here, please click on the links below:
Oral History: An Introduction

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Oral History Training & Recording Days

Volunteers Needed:
Currently we need volunteers to help us record stories from people who have lived or still live in the area. These recordings will be deposited at East Midlands Oral History Archive and an edited version produced in a free publication. To help us do this, the following training day has been created:

Oral History Training Day
• Save the Date!
• Wednesday, 12.05.21, 10am–1pm & 2–5pm 
• Please note: this date has been rescheduled from 6.05.21 as advertised on the printed flyers
• Online via Zoom
• Please email Laura at promenadeheritage@gmail.com or call on 07342 047518 to book your free place.  

This will give volunteers the necessary training in technique and technology by Helen Foster from the East Midlands Oral History Archive. Volunteers can attend either a morning (10am–1pm) or afternoon session (2pm–5pm).   

We Need Your Stories:
If you live or have lived in this area and have stories that you would like to tell, then please come along to the following recording days: 

Oral History Recording Day 1
• Save the Date!
• Thursday, 13.05.21, 2pm–5pm,
• Online via Zoom
• Please email Laura at promenadeheritage@gmail.com or call on 07342 047518 to book your free place.  

Oral History Recording Day 2
• Save the Date!
• Saturday, 15.5.21, 9:30am–12:30pm
• Online via Zoom
• Please email Laura at promenadeheritage@gmail.com or call on 07342 047518 to book your free place.  

We have planned two days where our dedicated volunteers will record oral histories. We will also be holding bookable recording sessions and these can be in person where safe to do.

If you are interested in taking part or just want to be updated on the development of this project, please contact Laura, Project Coordinator at:
promenadeheritage@gmail.com
07342 047518

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Historic Buildings Tour
• Save the Date!
• Saturday, 05.06.21, 2pm–3:30pm
• Online via Zoom, link to follow

The terraced houses of The Promenade, Robin Hood Terrace and Campbell Grove are officially designated as Grade II listed buildings because of their historical and architectural importance. This listing protects them from demolition or serious alteration without special permission.

Historic building and conservation specialist Toby Ebbs with give a guided tour of this area, which now forms part of the Sneinton Market Conservation Area. Learn how to read historic buildings and how historic environment protection works. Toby will also be giving his unique insights into the history of these houses.

If you are interested in taking part or just want to be updated on the development of this project, please contact Laura, Project Coordinator at:
promenadeheritage@gmail.com
07342 047518

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House History Workshop
• Save the Date!
• Wednesday, 07.07.21, 2pm–5pm
• Online via Zoom, link to follow

Learn how to discover the history of your house and other buildings, whether they be urban or part of a great estate, at this interactive talk and workshop with archivist Alexa Rees. Historic records – such as trade directories, census returns, building plans or historic maps – are a really useful way to find out about the history of your house.

This workshop will show how archives can help, and also present material related to The Promenade, Campbell Grove and Robin Hood Terrace. This event will also be a good exercise for anyone interested in local or family history.

If you are interested in taking part and would like to book on one of our public tours, please contact Laura, Project Coordinator at:
promenadeheritage@gmail.com
07342 047518

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Celebration
• Save the Date!
• Saturday, 11.09.21, 2–4pm
• Online via Zoom, link to follow

The terraced houses neighbouring Victoria Park are a distinctive and popular part of Nottingham. The Promenade Heritage Project has been created to celebrate the history of The Promenade, Robin Hood Terrace and Campbell Grove. This event marks the close of a programme of activities which has helped to shed new light on the history of this area.

If you are interested in taking part, please contact Laura, Project Coordinator at:
promenadeheritage@gmail.com
07342 047518

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COVID-19

Originally this project was scheduled for 2020 with public facing events and was therefore postponed by the pandemic. Subsequently all events will be conducted online unless there is significant relaxation of official regulations. 

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