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Landscape Archaeology: techniques and practice

1 November at 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

      A 3 session course...16 hours for £48, concessions available. Join tutors, Jim Snee from Layers of History, and Lydia Hendry, Community Archaeologist, and explore how to use the landscape to understand the history it hides. This will be fascinating for anyone who likes to get out in the Lincolnshire countryside and wants to know more about what they see. Please note that there is a degree of physical activity on all three sessions, the third of which…

Decoding Church Architecture

2 November at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

      A 2 session course...10 hours for £30, concessions available. Learn how to read a church with Dr Matthew Godfrey, Historic Churches Support Officer at the Diocese of Lincoln. Lincolnshire has an impressive number of churches with a rich and varied history. This course will help you to understand your local church by identifying different types of ecclesiastical architecture and building techniques and why the plan form of the building developed as it did in response to changes…

Making Heritage your Business

6 November at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

      A 2 session course...10 hours for £30, concessions available. Liz Bates, our CEO, will be running an introductory course on business planning and teach you how to make the most of your resources, assets and collections. This will be interesting for anyone involved in running a heritage group or attraction in Lincolnshire. To be eligible to take part, you'll need to be able to join us on both sessions of this 2 session course, which will take…

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How to care for your Historic Home

12 February 2019 at 9:30 am to 4:00 pm

      6 hours for £18, concessions available. Free to new learners. Do you live in, or look after an historic property? Then this course is for you! On this day-long introduction you will gain an understanding of how traditional buildings function and the designations that effect work carried out on and in them. You will learn about common problems with historic buildings, how you can do your best to prevent these and what to do when issues arise.…

Promoting Heritage in a Digital World

5 March 2019 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

      A 2 session course...10 hours for £30, concessions available. Join Beverley Gormley, our Layers of History Senior project officer, to discover effective ways of promoting heritage in a digital world. During this two-session course we will cover social media, websites, time-saving and labour-reducing apps and software, how to write for the web and more. To be eligible to take part, you'll need to be able to join us on both sessions of this 2 session course, which…

The Architectural History of Lincolnshire

7 March 2019 at 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

      A 4 session course...16 hours for £48, concessions available. Join Liz Bates, the Trust's CEO and expert on local historic buildings, to discover the diverse architectural history of the county. This course will introduce the architectural history of Lincolnshire, from medieval manor houses and grand country houses, to the vernacular buildings found in many of county's villages and market towns. We will consider the building materials used locally and their role in shaping the character of different…

Reveal the History of your Town or Village

16 May 2019 at 9:30 am to 3:00 pm

      A 2 session course...10 hours for £30, concessions available. Join Charlotte Davey, our Historic Site manager, to find out how to delve into the history of your town or village. Expanded from our successful 'How to Find the History on Your Doorstep', this course will also cover how to use a range of free and easy to digital resources to find out more about local archaeology and history online. We'll also be looking at finding and using…

Making Heritage your Business

4 June 2019 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

      A 2 session course...10 hours for £30, concessions available. Liz Bates, our CEO, will be running an introductory course on business planning and teach you how to make the most of your resources, assets and collections. This will be interesting for anyone involved in running a heritage group or attraction in Lincolnshire. To be eligible to take part, you'll need to be able to join us on both sessions of this 2 session course, which will take…

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