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Fully Fashioned: Exhibition Summary

Sarah Colborne, curator of the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition at Lakeside Arts Fully Fashioned: Archival Remnants of the Textile Trade, explains that the title relates to the type of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 24th, 2019 0 likes 28 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 6 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: 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: 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: 2 Minute 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 14 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: What People Said

The views of some of the people who attended the private view of the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, Collected Words, at Lakeside Arts. The exhibition ran 8th September - 3rd December…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 8th, 2017 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Collected Words: Sandeep Mahal

Sandeep Mahal, Director of Nottingham UNESCO City of Literature, talks about the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, Collected Words, at Lakeside Arts. The exhibition ran 8th September -…

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

Collected Words: 5 Minute 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 14 plays 0  

Collected Words: Mark Dorrington

Mark Dorrington, Keeper of Manuscripts and Special Collections, talks about the Manuscripts and Special Collections exhibition, Collected Words. Weston Gallery, DH Lawrence Pavilion, Nottingham…

From  Hayley Cotterill on September 8th, 2017 0 likes 10 plays 0  

‘Singing the Lord’s song in a strange land’: nineteenth-century debates over British rule in India

British imperialism in India was a contentious subject, especially amongst those who actively participated in the imperial project. Drawing on the correspondence of British imperial elites and…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 30th, 2017 0 likes 26 plays 0  

The ‘Thin White Line’: European soldiers in colonial India

The military sat at the core of imperial rule in India. Although the army was composed largely of Indian troops, European soldiers were thought to be crucial to maintaining colonial rule. In this…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 30th, 2017 0 likes 22 plays 0  

Clothing the Other: Fashion and the British Empire in India

Indian clothes and textiles were key items of trade for the British East India Company. Yet clothes were more than just commodities, they symbolized the differences between ruler and ruled. In this…

From  Hayley Cotterill on August 23rd, 2017 0 likes 19 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  

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  

Elisabeth Frink's 'Horse'

‘Horse’ a 1500kg, 3 metre tall sculpture by Elisabeth Frink will be shown alongside other works in an exhibition at Djanogly Gallery. Getting the sculpture into the gallery was a…

From  Debs Storey on November 11th, 2015 0 likes 229 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  

Faculty of Arts: public spaces for researchers

Faculty of Arts researchers discuss their research and how they use the public spaces at the University of Nottingham.

From  Helen Frost on July 16th, 2014 0 likes 97 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  

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 1 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  

Gladstone: The Making of 'The People's William'

Audio recording of a lunchtime talk, Gladstone: The Making of 'The People's William'. Part of the events programme for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery,…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 17th, 2014 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Gladstone in Nottinghamshire: A Bicentenary Perspective

Audio recording of a lunchtime talk, Gladstone in Nottinghamshire: A Bicentenary Perspective. Part of the events programme for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition,…

From  Hayley Cotterill on January 17th, 2014 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Secrets and Surprises: Unexpected Finds in The University of Nottingham's Historic Collections

Audio recording of lunchtime talk for the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition 'Secret Intelligence and Hidden Evidence. Surprising Finds in the University of…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 13th, 2013 0 likes 8 plays 0  

May Day Marches by Professor Chris Wrigley

Audio recording featured in the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition 'Secret Intelligence and Hidden Evidence, Surprising Finds in The University of Nottingham's…

From  Hayley Cotterill on November 13th, 2013 0 likes 11 plays 0  

Medieval Literature by Professor Thorlac Turville-Petre

Audio from the Manuscripts and Special Collections, Weston Gallery exhibition, 'Secret Intelligence Hidden Evidence. Surprising Finds in The University of Nottingham's Historic…

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

Lustre - Lakeside's annual craft makers' market

Lustre is Lakeside's annual craft makers' market, held every November and featuring the work of over 55 makers. This year Lustre will take place on the 9 & 10 November. For more…

From  Digital Communications on October 30th, 2013 0 likes 17 plays 0  

Helen Wainwright - MPhil Art History

Helen talks about her MPhil and the art scene in Nottingham.

From  Digital Communications on May 31st, 2013 0 likes 271 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