Inn Signs and Local History

Robert Mee

Notice Period:
Emergency (maybe less than one week's notice)
Paid: £50 (plus expenses if more than 40 miles)
3rd July 2019
Public Houses | Derbyshire | Nottinghamshire

Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire pub names - but what can these names tell the local historian about the area?

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About Robert Mee

Robert Mee can present a number of illustrated talks for your group.

  • Robert is a qualified trainer and is on the Derbyshire Directory Speakers List;
  • he holds an M.A. in English Local History from the University of Leicester (2014);
  • has conducted several research projects based around the Heanor area and along the Derbyshire / Nottinghamshire border;
  • writes for local magazines and newsletters, as well as managing the website for the Heanor & District Local History Society; and
  • has written two books on the Heanor/Langley Mill area.

Although Robert has an academic background, his talks are firmly aimed at a non-academic audience. And many of his talks cover a much wider geographic area than his main interests suggest.

All presentations are fully illustrated. They normally last from 50 to 90 minutes, but can be adjusted to suit your needs. Robert is often available at short-notice, if, for example, a speaker cancels. I bring everything I need, though if you do have a screen (or suitable wall) for me to project onto it will save me trying to fit my screen into my rather small car! Online talks, e.g. by Zoom, can be given, but the group organisers will need to facilitate the web session.

Fees are £50, plus expenses if over 40 miles (return from West Hallam) involved.

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