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26 November 2019

Secrets, Curiosities and Mysteries in Nottinghamshire – November Update

At a meeting of the Edwinstowe Historical Society on Wed, 19th November, Chris Weir’s illustrated talk provided members with details...
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22 October 2019

Sherwood Forest Outlaws and Villains – October update

At their October meeting, Edwinstowe Historical Society heard Andy Gaunt’s illustrated talk “Ancient Wood Pasture to National Nature Reserve”, instead...
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17 October 2019

Blue Plaques for Edwinstowe

Monday, 4th November, was a “red letter” day for Edwinstowe, when 2 blue plaques were unveiled.  A group of spectators...
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28 September 2019

Lancashire, Derbyshire & East Coast Railway

On Wed. 18th September a well-attended meeting welcomed guest speaker Chris Booth when he presented an illustrated talk about the...
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22 September 2019

Talk to the Edwinstowe Merry Women W.I.

In July, Edwinstowe Historical Society fulfilled a request to talk to the Edwinstowe Merry Women WI about the original village...
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22 September 2019

October Update

Visitors to the Craft Centre in Edwinstowe will have noticed that the display board has been re-designed to focus on...
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30 June 2019

June Update Edwinstowe’s Women’s Institute

Edwinstowe's Women's Institute On Wed. 19th June members of the Edwinstowe Historical Society enjoyed an illustrated talk about the Women’s...
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8 June 2019

May 2019 Update

At the Annual General Meeting held on 15th May, a minute’s silence was observed in memory of Mike Smith and...
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8 June 2019

AGM 15th May 2019

Minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on Wed. 15th May, 2019 Present:  Shirley Moore (Chair), O Hawkes, Janice Lane,...
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27 April 2019

Castles of Nottinghamshire

Castles of Nottinghamshire was the subject of James Wright’s talk at the April meeting of the Edwinstowe Historical Society. For...
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28 March 2019

March 2019 Update

On Wed. 20th March, members of the Edwinstowe Historical Society and visitors spent an enjoyable afternoon in the company of...
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2 March 2019

February 2019 Update

On Wed 20th February a well-attended gathering welcomed Bob Massey who presented an illustrated talk entitled “The Forest – Highway...
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23 February 2019

“Sorry couldn’t stop we had an important engagement in Sheffield.”

A flypast, honouring 10 American airmen who died when their plane crashed in Endcliffe Park, Sheffield 75 years ago took...
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22 February 2019

January 2019 Upate

In January members of the Edwinstowe Historical Society enjoyed the New Year lunch at Forest Lodge.  At the next meeting...
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18 February 2019

Thanks received from RSPB as Edwinstowe Historical Society.

Thanks were received from the RSPB for kindly allowing the use of EHS photographs for the hoardings in the forest...
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13 February 2019

Monument to commemorate the ending of WW1 17th March 2019

The foundations being prepared at the War Memorial by Jeff Woodhead and Kyle Macfield of Lidsters Memorials of Worksop.  
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11 December 2018

News Update 2018 and Edwinstowe Hall

Edwinstowe Hall On Wed. 17th October, members enjoyed an interesting illustrated talk about Edwinstowe Hall (a listed building) which was...
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21 November 2018

The Prisoner of War Camp System

At a well-attended meeting in November Edwinstowe Historical Society members and visitors enjoyed an illustrated talk by Kevin Murphy about...
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11 November 2018

Remembrance Sunday Parade 2018

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th Month of 2018, a ray of sunshine broke through...
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22 September 2018

Nottinghamshire’s Roll of Honour

At the meeting of the Edwinstowe Historical Society on 19th September members heard Dr David Nunn talk about his involvement...
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22 September 2018

The Robin Hood Festival 2018

During the Robin Hood Festival week, Monday 27th August to Sunday 2nd September, St. Mary’s Church welcomed visitors to their...
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28 June 2018

Talk about village history

On Wed. 20th June members enjoyed an illustrated talk about village history, with particular reference to the Pubs, Inns and...
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23 March 2018

RSPB Volunteer Walk

Following a request to the Historical Society from Nadia Archer from the RSPB Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre, several potential volunteers...
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18 January 2018

Sparkling Sherwood December 2017

Edwinstowe Historical Society were invited by Gareth Broome (Representative of Nottinghamshire County Council) to assemble a display of photographs for...
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17 November 2017

Remembrance Sunday Parade 2017

Edwinstowe Remembers Sunday 12th Nov 2017, was a bright but chilly Autumn morning, as over 170 people from groups or...
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26 September 2017

Cycle Tour of Britain in Edwinstowe

On the 6th September, 2017, the Tour of Britain Stage 4 cycle race, with 120 world class cyclists on their...
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9 July 2017

Official Opening of the Edwinstowe Archive & Website Launch

Edwinstowe Historical Society received a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund in 2015. The grant has been used to create...
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20 June 2017

Annual General Meeting 2017

Following a well attended Annual General Meeting held on the 17th May, in the Church Rooms,  Edwinstowe, the members were...
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30 March 2017

Thoresby Colliery Exhibition – The End of an Era

  On 21st September 2015 at Edwinstowe Library many former miners were reunited sharing memories with workmates (including 5 former...
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29 March 2017

Heritage Lottery Fund Grant for Edwinstowe Archive Project – 2015

Edwinstowe Historical Society has been awarded a grant of £10,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to enable us to establish...
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26 March 2017

New Book Charts the history of Edwinstowe

New Book Charts the history of Edwinstowe On September 16th 2015, members of the Historical Society congratulated Mrs Margaret Woodhead...
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23 October 2016

Welcome to our new website!

Welcome to our new website, which is currently under construction.
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