Thank you to Paul Turton for sharing a wonderful video from his Bulwell TV series. Paul is a local poet and photographer who has a passion for local history. With a huge collection of videos and pictures, you can view more of his videos here on Paul's Youtube channel.   

Bulwell Historical Society


The Society was started around 1981 by a group of residents who successfully mounted an appeal to save the Dovecote.


It now provides a meeting place for people with an interest in history and in particular, the history and heritage of the area around Bulwell, to meet to further their interests and to continue to fight to save Bulwell's rich heritage.

Hucknall Flight Test Museum

Lakeside Arts, Uni of Nottm

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The new Hucknall Flight Test Museum, situated in an old Wing Hangar facility on the Hucknall airfield site, aims to bring this story to life and present it, for the very first time, to the general public.


The golden era of British aviation is something to be remembered, celebrated and preserved for future generations, and Hucknall’s astonishing aviation legacy and contribution to this era is no exception.

Lakeside Arts is the University of Nottingham’s public arts programme. Over 200,000 people of all ages and abilities engage annually with Lakeside’s cultural programme – enriching the lives Nottingham and Nottinghamshire communities, including the University’s staff and students.

They also have a learning programme for people of all ages and abilities to get involved with heritage and the arts, learn new skills and develop creative ideas.

Nottingham City Libraries


There are 15 libraries around the city, many regularly host school visits and provide workshops, performances, activities and talks. 

Find your local Library here

Nott'm City Museums & Galleries

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New Perspectives has been making and touring theatre since 1973. They are a leading East Midlands touring theatre company based in Basford, Nottingham, making new work for a wide range of audiences and spaces. Their core purpose is to bring people something they don't expect, to provoke thought and to excite imaginations.

Nottingham Museums is a Nottingham City Council service that promotes the rich history preserved within the walls of seven historic sites across the City.

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Leanne Moden is a poet, performer and workshop leader, based in Nottingham in the East Midlands.


Leanne is a founding member of the ‘28 Sonnets Later’ poetry collective, and a member of the DIY Poets in Nottingham.

She facilitates creative writing workshops in schools, community centres, libraries and museums, and organises poetry events around the country, including the Paper Crane Poets collective, based in Beeston in Nottinghamshire.

Hannah is an Artist/illustrator living in Nottingham depicting fleeting aspects of the every day. She has just completed her first year studying for an MA in Children's Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. 


As well as studying, producing limited edition prints and undertaking commissions Hannah works with Nottingham Museums delivering History and Art based workshops for KS1, KS2 and KS3.

Imagemakers is an award winning design agency, established in 1989 by Jane Sillifant, which was borne out of a life-long passion to bring history and nature to life. We love what we do and take a thoughtful, creative and practical approach to each project we work on. From concept to scheme sign off we combine creativity and practicality to overcome the toughest logistical and design challenges no matter the project size, subject matter or setting.

Bulwell EAZ

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A collaborative group of schools in North Nottingham, (Bulwell Academy, Crabtree Farm Primary, Cantrell Primary, Springfield Primary, Rufford Primary, Bulwell St. Mary's C of E Primary, and Snape wood Primary) aiming to build skills and character attributes in children and young people through a range of innovative projects. The EAZ vision is to take collective responsibility for the education and wellbeing of children and young people attending Bulwell EIP schools. They aim to work with partner organisations to raise standards and improve outcomes for children, young people and families.

For more information contact Linda  or Tel: 0115 9647653  

Nottingham Castle

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Reopening in 2021, Nottingham Castle will inspire learners with the real and imagined events that shaped our country’s democracy and human rights, especially the ever-resonant stories of Robin Hood and Rebellion! Alongside these incredible narratives visitors will discover Nottingham’s rich history, heritage and creativity through the collections.

The University of Nottingham Museum

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The University of Nottingham Museum offers Travelling Exhibitions for Key Stage 1 & 2; antique travelling trunks housing a treasure trove of artefacts, replicas, costumes, games and activities based on local historic sites.

To hire for 2 wks, contact Michelle Johnson, Museum Administrator,  on 0115 748 4950


Picture Nottingham

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Picture Nottingham is a vast online archive of old and historical photos documenting the activities and people of Nottingham.