Goodwood House Mansfield Road Cross Street

Bonington House, Arnold, (right) birthplace of romantic landscape painter, Richard Parkes Bonington and Arnold Local History Group meeting place

Arnold Local History Group    

We aim to encourage and support an interest in the history of the Arnold area and help conserve and archive material of local interest.

Member of the British Association for Local History

Affiliated to Nottinghamshire Local History Association



Meetings are held monthly from  September to June  on the  third Tuesday of the month at 7pm


Arnold Labour Club (Bonington House)

79 High StreetArnold, Nottingham. NG5 7DN

(No meetings in July, August, and December)

Next meeting:  


        15th November


'Richard III:The King under the car park'

by Matthew Morris




The 2016 exhibition will run from

5th November 11am to 26th November 2pm

focusing on Arnold and the Somme and how it affected our town.


There will be 2 talk days on the 12th and 19th featuring speakers, artefacts and re-enactors telling the stories.

See World War 1 project page for more details


For full details of the programme           

see 'This Year's Meetings' page     


Visit Arnold Local History Group on Twitter


For membership details or other information about our group please email:    alhgroupo@gmail.com


or write to:

144 Surgeys Lane, Arnold. Nottingham. NG5 8GB

telephone 0115 9200626

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our Guest Book    
















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Yvette | Reply 08.10.2016 15.10

Hello, would you have any pictures of Eaton Villa, High Street, Arnold around 1921. I think the house was near to the Druids PH

patrick ALHG 09.10.2016 16.24

Hi Yvette we will check this week

Lynne | Reply 25.09.2016 20.22

Hi Vicky yes we do. If you would like to contact me sometime through the phone number on the site and let me have your email address I will email copies to you

Vicky A rnall | Reply 25.09.2016 19.40

Do you have a picture of the old isolation hospital on surgeys lane?

alan | Reply 18.04.2016 11.12

Ann my middle son lives on park road just behind the catholic church

Ann Farrington 18.04.2016 13.01

Neighbours from Worcester Rd (no. 25) the Hough's, moved to the first house on left on Park Rd, they had a disabled son Steven I think.

alan | Reply 18.04.2016 11.11

yep that's the one I left when I was about 9 terrible place ,it was don't do this don't do that , only walk ,never run ,it was a prep school for grammer school

Ann F arrington | Reply 18.04.2016 09.04

No, live in Cheshire now but still have ties in Nottingham.

Alan | Reply 17.04.2016 22.02

Still in Nottingham?

Alan | Reply 17.04.2016 21.58

Ann After I left cottsewood I attended a prep school just round the corner ,Mrs smith was a supposedly teacher ,backed up by miss cane on Worcester rd

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18.10 | 12:05

Carol we are looking for a photograph in our archives and if we find one will post it on Arnold photo album on the web site

11.10 | 23:14

Yes you are right Colin.We used to call it the tin chapel.

11.10 | 13:44

My grandparents who both died in the 1950's lived at 126 High St. Arnold. Does anyone have a photograph of that row of terraces. Am I right in thinking Keith y

11.10 | 10:37

Louise there is a picture on Arnold photo album page of High Street infants

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