10 May 2018

CaveCity Underground Festival 11-13 May 2018

Here are the details of a couple of additional events at Nottingham's CaveCity Underground Festival this coming weekend:

The Confetti Caves - #CaveCity Underground Festival - Saturday 12 May
Hear about the caves recently discovered under the Confetti site (Convent Street/ Lower Parliament Street corner). These caves - one believed to be medieval, and the other to have served the Woodlark Beerhouse - were previously unknown.
Trent & Peak archaeologists Joe and Laura, who worked on the site, will talk about the discovery of the caves, the artefacts (and beer!) found inside them, and their history. With finds and photos from the caves to view and handle.

Talks take place at 12 noon and 2pm and last around one hour, with the chance to see and handle finds and photos both before and afterwards
Venue: Newton Building, Nottingham Trent University, Goldsmith Street/ Burton Street corner, NG1 4BU.
Booking: Advance booking is required (£4, students/seniors/children £3).
Book at yat.digitickets.co.uk or on 01904 615505.
For further information contact Laura at Trent & Peak Archaeology on 0115 8967400 or at lbinns@yorkat.co.uk
For more information about the caves, and photos, see https://buff.ly/2HMP1Vu or https://buff.ly/2HQ80OS7
Finds from the Broadmarsh Caves - #CaveCity Underground Festival - Friday 11 May, 10am-5pm
Nottingham Historical & Archaeological Society 
Formed in 1968, when Drury Hill was threatened by development, NHAS has excavated and documented a number of caves in Nottingham. See their display of photos and finds from the caves (some now lost) excavated in the Broadmarsh area. 
Members involved in the these excavations will be on hand to talk about the caves and answer questions. 
Nottingham Castle gatehouse, Lenton Road, NG1 6EL 
For more information about the group see facebook.com/NHASARCHIVE 

A full list of activities can be found on the Visit Nottinghamshire website.

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