Category: History

Majestic Mapperley

Many thanks to Angie for her memories of Mapperley and the Majestic Cinema on Woodborough Road. I was born in 1945 and lived on Kenrick Road, there were very few cars then ,we used to go car spotting on Porchester [ … ]

The Battle of Mapperley Hills

The Battle of Mapperley Hills On Tuesday August 23rd, 1842, Mapperley experienced an event known as the Battle of Mapperley Hills. During the 1830/40s there was considerable unrest throughout the country in support of the Chartist movement. This organisation’s aims [ … ]