Real crimes. Real stories. Real evidence.
“A unique and inventive way of educating, entertaining and engaging people with fascinating, gruesome stories of Nottingham’s history… I can’t wait for the next one” – LeftLion
Thursday 3 October 6pm-8pm
Victorian England saw the rise of Gothic fiction and a fascination with all things frightening. But not all horrors were make-believe. As night drew in, the resurrectionists would come out. Join us as we dissect one of Victorian England’s strangest crimes.
Killers, Gaolers and Buckled Shoes
Friday 1 November 6pm-8pm
Follow the story of two very different families from the 18th and 19th centuries. Learn how one family’s connection to murder and crime affected another family in their pursuit of justice. A fascinating insight into the real gaolers who worked here at the County Gaol and those they looked after.
Tickets £9 concessions* / £10 full price – booking recommended.
This event is suitable for over 18s only, proof of I.D. may be required.
Please be aware that some of the material covered may be sensitive in nature.
*concessions: over 60s and FE students
6pm – Guests arrive for a welcome drink of white/red/rose wine, a bottle of beer, soft drink or tea/coffee
6:30pm – Guest take their seats in Civil Court room for first session
7:15pm approx – Small break
7:30pm – Second session starts
8pm – Event finishes
Please note, this event is non-refundable.