Heritage Festival Talks

If you are coming to the Charnwood Roots Heritage Festival at Beaumanor Hall on Sunday 21st May, you may wish to attend one of the expert talks that will be happening throughout the day. The talks are free but you must book a place in advance to attend via the Eventbrite website: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/charnwood-roots-heritage-festival-talks-tickets-34272729657

Programme

10.15 Every village has a history: Charnwood and the Victoria County History  – Prof Chris Dyer

11:00 What the Bishop saw – Dr Victoria Anker

11:45 What have the Normans (and the Plantagenets) ever done for us? A brief look at the medieval documents of Charnwood Forest – Dr Susan Kilby

12.30 Historic landscapes: establishing the truth behind LiDAR features in Martinshaw Wood – a professional and volunteer project – Matt Beamish

13.15 Medieval Charnwood Forest: wasteland or wonderland? – Ann Stones

14.45 It’s all in a hole… Community test-pitting with the Charnwood Roots Project – Mathew Morris

Places are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets will be available from 9am on Sunday 7th May.