The Magazine of Lenton Local History Society

Lenton Times - The Society's Magazine

The first issue of Lenton Times was produced by Lenton Local History Society in 1988. We have now published over forty issues.

Although the magazine originally came out twice a year the interval between issues is now approximately eight months.

For details of the current issue and the date of the next issue click here.

Getting your own copy

The magazine can be obtained from local newsagents, as part of a subscription to Lenton Local History Society, or alternatively on a subscription basis placed with the Editor. Copies of the magazine currently cost £1.50 plus an additional charge for postage.

Alternatively you can arrange to make the payment by Paypal but you would need to contact us first. We would then direct you to the relevant link on the website.

Current subscription rates are as follows:
UK £10.00 for the next four editions.

Cheques should be made payable to 'S. Zaleski', made out in sterling only and sent to:

Stephen Zaleski, 31 Park Road, Chilwell, Beeston, Nottingham NG9 4DA

The same address can also be used for anyone with possible articles, etc. for inclusion in future issues.

Telephone enquiries are welcome on 07749 523344 (evenings only).

Local outlets which sell the Current Issue of Lenton Times

Lorna - the Florists 63 Lenton Boulevard
Taylor's Food and Drink 357b Derby Road, Hillside, Lenton

Leengate News, 2/4 Leengate, Old Lenton
Djanogly Art Gallery bookshop, Lakeside Arts Centre, University of Nottingham, South Road, University Campus

Farndon Green Post Office, Wollaton Park
The Dairy Box Grocery Store, 4 Farndon Green, Wollaton Park
Hall View News, Wollaton Road, Wollaton

Beeston News, 86 High Road, Beeston
Cycle Inn, Chilwell Road, Beeston
W.H. Smiths, High Road, Beeston - ** This outlet demands a much higher commission for stocking the magazine than other outlets. Where possible we would ask potential purchasers to seek out an alternative outlet. We tend to supply this outlet with copies at a later date than elsewhere. **

Nottingham Tourist Centre, Smithy Row, Nottingham
Five Leaves Bookshop 14a Long Row, Nottingham

Where to buy Back Issues in Nottingham

All available back issues of the magazine can be purchased at Nottingham Tourist Centre, Smithy Row, Nottingham. Anyone interested should ask at the reception desk to see them as the back issues themselves are not kept on display in the shop area. The Tourist Centre does not handle any postal enquiries and any special offers currently being offered do not apply to this outlet.

Back Issues by Post - Original Magazines

1 copy - Price of the particular issue plus £1.00 postage.
2 copies - Price of the 2 issues plus £1.40 postage.
3 copies - Price of the 3 issues plus £1.40 postage.

Only available by post in the U.K.


Only available by post in the U.K.

Any 4 backcopies - post free - special price just 5.00

Cheques only made out to S. Zaleski should be sent to 31 Park Road, Chilwell, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 4DA.

Or you can pay by Paypal but you would need to let us know by email which particular backcopies you are interested in.

Downloadable Back Issues

A number of back copies are now available as PDF downloads. These can be purchased via PayPal at their original cover price.

Advertising & Sponsorship

The magazine also includes adverts for local businesses.

The advertising rates for the next issue are:

An eighth of a page - £5.00
A quarter of a page - £9.00
Half a page - £17.00
A full page - £34.00

We also seek to involve a local business in sponsoring an issue. We acknowledge this sponsorship on the inside front cover and include a page-long spread on the business. Sponsors are currently asked for £50. Anyone interested in becoming a sponsor or wanting more details about advertising in the magazine is asked to contact the Editor.

Original credits for the magazine

Editor - Stephen Zaleski
Photographs - Paul Bexon
Hand-drawn Graphics - David Franklin

Website Design - Paul Bexon and Stephen Zaleski

All material on this site not covered by other copyright and not explicitly marked as public domain is © Lenton Times 2010 and must not be used without permission