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Florence Nightingale Comes Home: Report upon the State of Hospitals of the British Army in the Crimea and Scutari, Together with an Appendix

Florence Nightingale’s contribution to this comprehensive report, compiled by a government-appointed Commission of Enquiry.Ursula Ackrill, Librarian (Special Collections) Recorded February…

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 15th, 2021 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Florence Nightingale and Health at Home

Talk by Dr Jonathan Memel, lecturer in English at Bishop Grosseteste University, given in support of the Florence Nightingale Comes Home project and of the exhibition of the same name. Dr Memel…

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 15th, 2021 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Romanticism, Caricature and Politics

Originally recorded as part of the Romantic Facts and Fantasies exhibition at Lakeside Arts, on Tuesday 20 August 2019. The years 1780-1840 are sometimes regarded as the ‘golden age of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on July 30th, 2020 0 likes 19 plays 0  

Romantic Facts and Fantasies - Politics and Poetry: The Workhouse at Southwell

Originally recorded for the Romantic Facts and Fantasies exhibition at Lakeside Arts, Friday 26 July 2019. The early 19th century is often seen a time of invention, creativity and technology.…

From  Kathryn Steenson on July 30th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 7 (Heirs and Spares: Duke of York)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt discusses George IV's younger brother, Frederick Duke of York - he of the nursery rhyme - in the Georgian Delights exhibition.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 8 (Heirs and Spares: William IV)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt discusses the heir to the throne, William IV.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 13 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 6 (Heirs and Spares: Princess Charlotte)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt discusses George IV's daughter and heir apparent Princess Charlotte, and her early death, in the Georgian Delights exhibition.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 5 (Death and Legacy)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt discusses the contemporary legacy of George IV.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 3 (Caroline, the unruly Queen)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt discusses Queen Caroline and her troubled marriage to George IV in the Georgian Delights exhibition.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 4 (Golden Age of Coaching)

Dr Richard Gaunt discusses some of the items on display in the Georgian Delights exhibition relating to the Duke of Newcastle.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Curator Tour pt 2 (Catholic Emancipation)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt discusses Catholic Emancipation which became a key issue for George IV.

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Curator Tour (part 1)

Academic curator Dr Richard Gaunt introduces the virtual tour of the exhibition "Georgian Delights: Life during the reign of George IV (1820-1830)".

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 11th, 2020 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Georgian Delights: Nigel Aston Interview

Dr Nigel Aston of the University of Leicester looks again at the influence and assesses the importance of two much criticised women, Ladies Hertford and Conyngham, in relation to the king's…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 30th, 2020 0 likes 29 plays 0  

A Selection of Elections: Exhibition Summary

A Selection of Elections was curated by Manuscripts and Special Collections and ran in the Weston Gallery, Lakeside Arts Centre between 7 September and 2 December 2018. The year 2018 marked the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 7th, 2018 0 likes 6 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Cautionary Tales

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. Nicholas Blake sings one of Hilaire Beloc's Cautionary Tales. 'From Rags to…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 10 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Wonderful Stories

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. The film focuses on one of the exhibits, Wonderful Stories for Children by Hans Christian…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 5 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Hayley Cotterill Interview

Interview with Hayley Cotterill, Senior Archivist in Manuscripts and Special Collections. Recorded at the private view for Manuscripts and Special Collections' exhibition, 'From Rags to…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 7 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Mother Goose

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. The film focuses on one of the exhibits, a collection of fairy stories by Charles Perrault,…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 11 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Straparola

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. The film focuses on one of the exhibits, a collection of fairy stories and other tales by…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 7 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Carol Adlam Interview

Interview with Nottinghamshire artist Carol Adlam, recorded at the private view of Manuscripts and Special Collections' exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches: The Grim Tale of Children's…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 0 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Kate Greenaway Album

Promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, 'From Rags to Witches'. The film focuses on one of the exhibits, an album of sketches and illustrations by Kate…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2018 0 likes 4 plays 0  

From Rags to Witches: Guided Tour

Archivist Kathryn Steenson, curator of 'From Rags to Witches: The Grim Tale of Children's Stories', gives a guided tour of the exhibition. This exhibition ran from 4 May to 26 August…

From  Hayley Cotterill on June 7th, 2018 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Collected Words: 45 Second Promo

Short promotional film for the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, Collected Words, at Lakeside Arts. The exhibition ran 8th September - 3rd December 2017. Weston Gallery, DH Lawrence…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 8th, 2017 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Collected Words: MSC Holdings relating to John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester

One of the Collections Archivists for Manuscripts and Special Collections discusses a volume containing autograph manuscript poems, songs and a play by John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 17th, 2017 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Collected Words: Hilda Lewis

The bestselling historical novelist Hilda Lewis kept careful track of her public profile and the critical reaction to her books in a fascinating scrapbook of newspaper cuttings, part of her archive…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 17th, 2017 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Threads of Empire: Exhibition Overview

Overview of the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition 'Threads of Empire' which ran at Lakeside Arts from 13th April to 27th August 2017. The exhibition was curated by Dr Onni Gust…

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 11th, 2017 0 likes 83 plays 0  

Insects, Close Up and Personal

Audio recording of the public lecture 'Insects: Close Up and Personal'. The talk was given in connection with the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 11th, 2017 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Francis Willughby's European Field Trip

Audio recording of the lunchtime talk 'Francis Willughby's European Field Trip'. Professor Mark Greengrass, early-modern historian, reconstructs the excitements of Francis…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 11th, 2017 0 likes 9 plays 0  

Francis Willughby - His Life and Legacy

Audio recording of the lunchtime talk 'Francis Willughby - His Life and Legacy'. Dr Dorothy Johnston explores the life of Francis Willughby and his significance in the history of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 11th, 2017 0 likes 16 plays 0  

The Grand Tour of the Fanshawe Sisters in 1829

Audio recording of lunchtime talk. Professor Charles Watkins and Dr Ross Balzaretti (University of Nottingham) focus on the Grand Tour of the Fanshawe sisters who ‘did Europe’ in 1829.…

From  Hayley Cotterill on December 12th, 2016 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Grand Tourists and Others: Exhibition Lecture

Video about the "Grand Tourists and Others" exhibition in 2016 at Nottingham Lakeside Arts.

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 26th, 2016 0 likes 37 plays 0  

7 STEPS TO PERFECTION

Audio recording of a lunchtime talk. Drawing on material, images and stories from Boots Archive, Archivist Judith Wright discusses the different elements that have contributed towards the success…

From  Hayley Cotterill on June 9th, 2016 0 likes 5 plays 0  

FACE VALUES: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF MAKE-UP

Audio recording of a lunchtime talk given in connection with the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition 'Inspiring Beauty: 80 years of Making up the Modern Woman'. Dr Richard…

From  Hayley Cotterill on June 9th, 2016 0 likes 6 plays 0  

Rejuvenate: Anti-Ageing in the 20th Century

Audio recording of a lunchtime talk, 'Rejuvenate: Anti-Ageing in the 20th Century'. Ageing is a process which affects us all. Throughout human history we have tried to slow down and even…

From  Hayley Cotterill on June 9th, 2016 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Jesse Boot and the Highfields Estate

'Jesse Boot, the Highfields Estate and the Creation of University Park' Audio recording of a lunchtime talk given in connection with the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition…

From  Hayley Cotterill on April 19th, 2016 0 likes 8 plays 0  

From Modest Beginnings to Global Institution

Audio recording of a talk given by Emeritus Professor Malcolm Jones in connection with the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition 'Going Global'. The talk looks at the growth and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on February 5th, 2016 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Commemorating Waterloo 1815-2015

For years, Britons commemorated the Battle of Waterloo in a myriad of ways. However, after Wellington's death in 1852, official acts of public commemoration declined as the legacy of Waterloo…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 9th, 2015 0 likes 10 plays 0  

"Hard pounding gentlemen!": The Tactics of Waterloo

Professor Charles Esdaile re-considers Wellington's command of the Allied forces and the tactics which delivered his "immortal victory". This audio recording is of a lunchtime talk…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 9th, 2015 0 likes 12 plays 0  

Waterloo after 200 years - the Curator's View

Richard Gaunt, curator of the Weston Gallery exhibition 'Charging Against Napoleon', reflects on the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, 200 years to the day since it was fought. …

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 9th, 2015 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Playing Around: Local Acts - Performing Communities

Audio and slides from the lunchtime talk to accompany the 'Playing Around: Taking Theatre to Communities Across the East Midlands' exhibition, which ran from January - May 2015 in the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 29th, 2015 0 likes 41 plays 0  

Playing Around: Pride of Place - Theatre in Rural Communities

Audio from the lunchtime talk to accompany the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition 'Playing Around: Taking Theatre to Communities Across the East Midlands', which ran from…

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 13th, 2015 0 likes 16 plays 0  

Playing Around: "It's good for them to be involved!" Participatory Theatre-in-Education

Audio and slides from the lunchtime talk to accompany the 'Playing Around: Taking Theatre to Communities Across the East Midlands' exhibition, which ran from January - May 2015 in the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on May 13th, 2015 0 likes 27 plays 0  

Nottinghamshire's People: Weaving My Family Tapestry

Audio and slides from the lunchtime talk to accompany the 'Nottinghamshire's People: Ancestral Stories from the Archives' exhibition, which ran from June - September 2013 in the Weston…

From  Hayley Cotterill on March 14th, 2014 0 likes 39 plays 0  

Nottinghamshire's People: Students, Sinners & Surveys

Audio and slides from the lunchtime talk to accompany the 'Nottinghamshire's People: Ancestral Stories from the Archives' exhibition, which ran from June - September 2013 in the Weston…

From  Hayley Cotterill on February 25th, 2014 0 likes 51 plays 0  

Chekhov in Russia Today

Audio recording of a lunchtime talk, 'Chekhov in Russia Today'. Part of the events programme for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition, 'Chekhoviana'.…

From  Hayley Cotterill on February 5th, 2014 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Marketing Classic Plays

Audio recording of lunchtime talk, 'Marketing Classic Plays'. Part of the events programme for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition, Chekhoviana: Marketing a…

From  Hayley Cotterill on February 4th, 2014 0 likes 0 plays 0  

Beating the System: How to Uncover State Secrets Through Archival Research

Audio recording of lunchtime talk, 'Beating the System: How to Uncover State Secrets Through Archival Research'. Talk given by Dr Rory Cormac as part of the events programme for the…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 12th, 2013 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Lowry revisited

As the 2013 Lowry exhibition closes in London, we take a look back to the success of our own Lowry exhibition, which opened its doors to the public two years ago on 16 November. Held in the…

From  Digital Communications on October 30th, 2013 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Our experts make it rain inside Nottingham Contemporary!

It's not every day our experts are asked to make it rain inside an art gallery...but for an installation by Klaus Weber at Nottingham Contemporary the team at the Environmental Technology Centre…

From  Digital Communications on May 16th, 2013 0 likes 6 plays 0