Bromley House Library

Bromley House Library
Angel Row
Nottingham
Nottinghamshire
NG1 6HL
England

Website

www.bromleyhouse.org

E-mail

enquiries@bromleyhouse.org

Telephone

0115 947 3134

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

Bromley House Library is a private library located on Angel Row in the centre of Nottingham in the UK. Please note that the Library is on the first floor and above of a 2* Listed Building and has no lift or disabled access.

Venue Type:

Library

Opening hours

Please phone for details.

Admission charges

Please phone for details.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Trent to Trenches

Trent to Trenches: A Nottingham library remembers: Bromley House Library and the First World War

  • 3 September — 17 December 2014 *on now

An exhibition of photographs, letters, diaries and memorabilia illustrating the stories of Bromley House Library members and their families during the First World War.

Also, a Resources Room, containing books, maps, transcripts and other research materials.

Every Wednesday 10:00 - 13:00

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

Every Wednesday 10:00 - 13:00

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of poppy field

Trent to Trenches: Bromley House Library - First World War

  • 24 September 2014 10am-1pm
  • 1 October 2014 10am-1pm
  • 8 October 2014 10am-1pm
  • 15 October 2014 10am-1pm
  • 22 October 2014 10am-1pm
  • 29 October 2014 10am-1pm
  • 4 November 2014 10am-1pm
  • 11 November 2014 10am-1pm
  • 18 November 2014 10am-1pm
  • 25 November 2014 10am-1pm
  • 3 December 2014 10am-1pm
  • 10 December 2014 10am-1pm
  • 17 December 2014 10am-1pm

An interactive exhibition of photographs, letters, diaries and memorabilia illustrating the stories of Bromley House Library members and their families during the First World War. A resources room, containing books, maps, transcripts and other research materials is available to let people get hands on with the source material. Open every Wednesday 10:00 - 13:00. Trent to Trenches is county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly
  • Any age

Website

http://www.bromleyhouse.org

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Photograph of captured gun and flag on a railway truck.

Trent to Trenches: A City at War, Nottingham 1914-1919

  • 20 September 2014 10:30am-12pm *on now

A Saturday morning lecture given by Peter Foster, the inaugural lecture in our special WW1 commemorative Saturday morning lecture programmen will expxlore the role of the Nottingham during World War I.

Trent to Trenches is a county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County.

Suitable for

  • 14-15
  • 18+
  • 16-17
  • Not suitable for children

Admission

£6.00 per person.

Website

http://www.bromleyhouse.org

New Zealand machine gunners fitting machine gun belts with cartridges

Trent to Trenches: From Trooper to Expert Signaller in WW1

  • 1 October 2014 1:10-1:55pm

Trent to Trenches - A county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17
  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Booking required.

Website

http://www.bromleyhouse.org

Photograph of parcels containing the effects of German soldiers killed in action.

Trent to Trenches: First World War Diary Readings

  • 8 October 2014 1:10-1:55pm

Lunchtime Event presented by Geraldine Gray. Geraldine will be presenting a series of readings from diaries of local servicemen and those from further afield.

There will be the opportunity to ask questions during the event.

Suitable for

  • 16-17
  • 18+
  • 14-15

Website

http://www.bromleyhouse.org

photograph of poppies

Trent to Trenches: Daykene St Lads Club and the Hind Family

  • 15 October 2014 1:10-2:15pm

A lunchtime talk given by Gary Wood with question and answer session about the role of Dakeyne Street Lads Club - and the lost memorial and the Hind Brothers and their service in the First World War.

Suitable for

  • 16-17
  • 18+
  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Admission free.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of field communications during ww1

Trent to Trenches: A Great Uncle's story through Family History

  • 22 October 2014 1:10-1:55pm

A lunchtime talk given by Elaine Aldred explores how a family history project led to a greater knowledge of an ancestor's war service and death in Germany with evidence of the research and records used.

Trent to Trenches is a county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17

Admission

Admission free.

Website

http://www.bromleyhouse.org

Bullock or Creeping Grip Tractor passing over trench, showing tendency to sag and to come off the rollers.

Trent to Trenches: Writing 'popular' First World War Military History

  • 25 October 2014 10:30-11:30am

Join Bryn Hammond for this morning First World War lecture. Followed by Q and A.

Trent to Trenches is a county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches.

Suitable for

  • 16-17
  • 18+

Admission

£6.00 per person, must be reserved in advance, tickets on the door subject to availability.

Website

http://www.bromleyhouse.org

photograph of poppies

Trent to Trenches: Gallipoli: The Drift To The Dardanelles

  • 29 October 2014 1:10-1:55pm

Lunchtime talk given by Tim Farr. Followed by discussion.

This talk, close to the 100th anniversary of the declaration of war on Turkey (3.11.14), will focus on the geo-strategic elements, causes of, drift towards and military planning for the Gallipoli campaign.

Suitable for

  • 16-17
  • 18+

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/whats-on/gallipoli-the-drift-to-the-dardanelles-p603901

Photograph of parcels containing the effects of German soldiers killed in action.

Trent to Trenches: Private grief, public mourning: remembering the dead of World War 1

  • 5 November 2014 1:10-1:55pm

A Lunch time talk given by Rachel Farrand exploring how families mourned and commemorated relatives whose final moments in life may have been spent alone or with strangers. This talk will touch on the themes of memory and landscape and commemorative architecture alongside the stories of Nottinghamshire men who died in the war.

Trent to Trenches is a county-wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17
  • Not suitable for children

Admission

Admission free.

Website

http://www.bromleyhouse.org

photograph of gramophone

Trent to Trenches: The Boys in the Band

  • 12 November 2014 1:10-1:55pm

A lunchtime talk given by Stephen Best in which he tells the fascinating story behind a photograph of his uncle Jim and a group of battle weary military bandsmen after an engagement in 1918.

Trent to Trenches is a county-wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County.

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Website

http://www.bromleyhouse.org

Photograph of woman with a letter

Trent to Trenches: 9, Albert St. Carlton

  • 19 November 2014 1-1:55pm

Lunch time talk given by Jeff Bugg. The histories of three families, the Jackson's, the Meller's and the Alcock's were found within a small writing slope.

The experiences of the families during 1914 - 1918 are recorded in diaries, documents and printed ephemera. Followed by Q and A.

Trent to Trenches is a county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Website

http://www.bromleyhouse.org

Photograph of US nurses

Trent to Trenches: Women's Suffrage in Nottingham

  • 26 November 2014 1:10-1:55pm

A lunchtime talk with q. and a. given by Rowena Edlin-White.

In the years preceding WWI women were engaged in campaigns of their own; notbaly the fight for the right to vote. Nottingham had its own branch of the NWSPU, its office a mere stone's throw(!) from Bromley House.

One of its most intriguing members was Helen K. Watts, daughter of the Vicar of Lenton, whose heroic story is still emerging.

Trent to Trenches - A county wide programme of commemorative activities across Nottingham City and County.

Admission

£6 per person.

Website

http://www.bromleyhouse.org

  Women's Auxiliary Army Corps: A Queen Mary's Auxiliary Army Corps (QMAAC) cook stirs a huge barrel of food for troops.    A Q.M.A.A.C. Cook preparing dinner for the Troops, Rouen, 10 September 1918.

Trent to Trenches: Food and the First World War

  • 3 December 2014 1:10-1:55pm

Lunch time talk given by Jim Grundy looking at food on the home front and in battle with samples prepared from original recipes.

Suitable for

  • 18+
  • 16-17

Admission

Admission free.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/trent-to-trenches

photograph of soldiers praying

Trent to Trenches: Their Names Will Live On

  • 6 December 2014 10:30am-12:30pm

Saturday morning lecture given by Andy Smart, writer of the Bygones supplement in the Nottingham Post, who will be talking about the stories of the local unsung war heroes.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£6.00 per person, must be reserved in advance, tickets on the door subject to availability.

Website

http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/whats-on/their-names-will-live-on-a-talk-by-andy-smart-p562181

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