• Bramcote Hall, home of the Smith family 1860s

  • Chapel Street, Bramcote

  • Town Street, Bramcote showing village school and children

  • Town Street

  • The Manor House

  • The "Pearson Bridge"

  • King George's Park from St. Michael's spire

  • Looking across Derby Road to the village

  • The White Lion

Current arrangements

 

It remains difficult to predict a time when we will be able to resume our meetings in our usual venue but Bramcote History Group is offering presentations via zoom.

Both our January and February zoom meetings attracted large audiences, so if you are not a member of BHG and would like to participate, please register your interest by emailing bramcotehistory@outlook.com from the dates shown below, and an invitation will be sent to you.

On Monday March 15th at 7.30 pm, Kieran Lee will present “Saving the Iron Giant – Bennerley Viaduct”.

If you are not a member of BHG please register your interest from Monday March 1st by emailing bramcotehistory@outlook.com

The viaduct is featured in “The Architecture the Railways Built”, the Yesterday Channel, on March 2nd at 8pm.

On Monday April 19th at 7.30pm, Chris Weir, formerly Nottingham’s senior archivist and popular speaker, will present “Secrets, Mysteries, and Curiosities of Nottinghamshire.”

If you are not a member of BHG please register your interest from Monday April 5th by emailing bramcotehistory@outlook.com

 

Missing local history meetings?

Here are some suggestions that you might like to explore whilst we are unable to meet:

Look at the website of Nottinghamshire Local History Association:   nlha.org.uk   which features information about what can be accessed online at this time.

Start exploring archives online — try Nottingham Archives and the University of Nottingham Manuscripts and Special Collections Library.

Explore the websites of other societies and facilities eg Notts. Family History Society, Friends of Nottingham Archives, Bromley House Library.

Where and When

St Michael’s Church Centre, Church Street,
Bramcote, Nottingham NG9 3HD

Normally, speaker meetings are held in March, April, May, September, October, and November, on the third Monday of the month. 8pm start, all welcome from 7.40pm. See the programme for details.

In the summer months there are outdoor guided walks and other events open to members.

Membership

Membership of Bramcote History Group costs £5 per year.

We are a lively and friendly group holding meetings which are both informative and enjoyable. Our main area of interest is Bramcote, although some of our meetings cover other local areas of interest. We conduct regular research into aspects of Bramcote’s history.

Visitors are always welcome at our speaker meetings, cost £2.50 (members £1). Please do come along or contact us for more information.