Thursday, 28 July 2011

Event - Civic exhibition opens at Nottingham Council House

This year's Heritage and Civic Exhibition at Nottingham Council House is on Thursday and Friday this week (July 28 and 29)

On display are the civic regalia and information about Nottingham's Lord Mayors and Sheriffs going back more than 100 years, scrolls presented to the honorary freemen of the city dating back to 1895, royal charters dating from 1155, 1284, 1879 and 1953 granting the city various rights and privileges, including city status in 1897, and other ceremonial and civic items.

There is also a large collection of paintings of the city from the 1880s until the 1930s by Nottingham artists Thomas Hammond.

The free exhibition is open from 11am until 5pm on Thursday and from 10am until 5pm on Friday

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