Halloween Pumpkin Trail

‘Spot the Pumpkins hidden in the Nottingham Castle galleries by the mischievous Wizards! Find them all to claim your prize!’ £1.00 PP / available from the Museum Shop  

Ways of Seeing, Ways of Being

Ways of Seeing, Ways of Being Lucy Suggate Saturday 23 September 2017 11 – 4pm Sunday 24 September 2017, 12 – 4pm A weekend of activities to enhance visitors’ experience of the 19th century picture gallery at Nottingham Castle, using movement to provide a new context for viewing and engaging with the art collection. FREE, but normal castle entry fees apply, suitable for all. Please contact Colette.Griffin@nottinghamcity.gov.uk or 0115 876 1433 if you have any...

Appliqué with Kashif Nadim Chaudry

Appliqué with Kashif Nadim Chaudry Saturday 2 September, 11-1pm Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery Studio 1 CLICK HERE TO BOOK  Inspired by the newly hung South Asian textile collection, join Kashif Nadim Chaudry and learn the basic principles of appliqué with a focus on repeat pattern, symmetry and vegetal motifs.  Using canvas as your background, experiment with a myriad of fabrics to create a rich textile design, further embellished with machine embroidery costs £10 per person and is targeted at adults, no prior experience required. Cost includes castle admission. Places are limited so booking is essential. Please contact Colette Griffin at 0115 876...

Passchendaele 100 – Temporary Exhibition at the Museum of the Mercian Regiment

Passchendaele 100 To commemorate the Centenary of the Third Battle of Ypres, otherwise known as Passchendaele, the Museum of the Mercian Regiment has mounted an exhibition on the part that the Sherwood Foresters played in the battle. On the first day alone, the 1st Battalion received 30 Gallantry Awards for Bravery in the field and then two Foresters would go on to receive the Victoria Cross, the highest level of award for bravery. “I have just brought the remains of the Battalion out of the curious mixture of undiluted hell and glorious moments that a successful attack combines.” Lt Col Sherbrooke of 1st Battalion after the first day “The climatic conditions are very bad it has not stopped raining this past three days. The men are simply splendid.” H. MILWARD. Lt.Colonel, Comdg. 17th (S) Bn. SHERWOOD FORESTERS The exhibition runs from 31st July-10th November and is in the Museum of the Mercian Regiment on the upper ground floor of Nottingham...