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Comic Capers: Desperate Dan at 80

20 July at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Wilderspin National School Museum, Queen Street
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5QP UK

A Heritage Open Days event at Wilderspin National School Museum Desperate Dan, the wild western desperado, first appeared in The Dandy 80 years ago. Share you memories of comics to help celebrate his 80th birthday with the help of his artist, Ken Harrison. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking This venue is fully accessible to wheelchair users. The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Brown sign from…

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Explore the Deserted Medieval Village of Hackthorn

26 July at 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
hackthorn village hall, Hackthorn, Lincolnshire LN2 3PQ United Kingdom
Free
hackthorn

Join our Layers of History team for a short (1.5 miles) exploration around Hackthorn Village taking in the deserted medieval village on the Hackthorn Estate. A free event, part of the National Festival of Archaeology. BOOKING ESSENTIAL via layers@heritagelincolnshire.org or 01529 461499 (ask for the Layers of History team).

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Events at the Ropewalk

7 September at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Ropewalk, Maltkiln Lane
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5JT UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at The Ropewalk Set within Grade II Listed former rope works, this acclaimed regional arts centre features exhibition galleries, craft gallery and ropewalk museum, paying tribute to the Halls Barton Ropery and its workers. Coffee shop and children's self-guided tour. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities follow brown signs from A15 and A1077 see the…

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Discover Boston Stump

7 September at 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
St Botolph’s Parish Church, 1 Wormgate
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6NP United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Botolph's Parish Church St Botolph's Church, known locally as Boston Stump and famous for its iconic tower is one of the largest parish churches in the country. Take a free tour at 11.00 Thursday, Friday & Saturday to learn about the building's fascinating history. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities St…

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Brant Broughton Quakers – Working Towards Equality

7 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Quaker Meeting House, 3 Meeting House Lane
Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire LN5 0SH United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Quaker Meeting House 17th century Quaker Meeting House and Burial Ground set in peaceful gardens. Exhibition of Quaker work towards Equality from 1650 to today. Delicious home-made refreshments available in the garden and beautifully restored barn More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Free car parking in High Street. Limited free car parking…

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Was there really Freedom and Equality?

7 September at 10:00 am
Brigg Heritage Centre, Above the Library, The Angel
Brigg, Lincolnshire DN20 8LD UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Brigg Heritage CentreFreedom? Pingley Camp - you have read the street name, now find out what life was really like for the Prisoners of War. Equality? You have heard the Dickens' tale Oliver Twist, now discover life in the Brigg Workhouse.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesAbove the Library. The Angel, Market Place,…

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Prisoners of Conscience in Lincoln Prison 1918-1919

7 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Collection, Danes Terrace
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 1LP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at The Collection This exhibition examines both the imprisonment of conscientious objectors during the First World War and the history of a group of Sinn Fein prisoners, including Eamon de Valera, who escaped from Lincoln prison in 1919 More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities the exhibition will run from 1st to 15th September 2017 Event reference number in…

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Teaching and Preaching

7 September at 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
St Denis’ Parish Church, Church Lane
Silk Willoughby, Lincolnshire NG34 8PD United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Denis' Parish ChurchThis 14th century church retains many medieval features. It will display the history of the village rectory, school and manor house and Gainsborough Old Hall with its connection to the Pilgrim Fathers.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesParking in Horseshoes Pub car park or on School LaneEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 56a

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Stained Glass – A Heritage Craft

7 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Strawberry Glass and The Fenland Textile Studio, Unique Cottage Studios, Fulney Lane South
Spalding, Lincolnshire PE12 6FA UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Strawberry Glass and The Fenland Textile StudioVisit Strawberry Glass, a stained glass studio located in converted farm buildings in a delightful rural setting. You will learn about the processes involved in the traditional craft of stained glass working.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:60a

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Heritage Textile Demonstration

7 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Strawberry Glass and The Fenland Textile Studio, Unique Cottage Studios, Fulney Lane South
Spalding, Lincolnshire PE12 6FA UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Strawberry Glass and The Fenland Textile StudioUnique Cottage Studios Fibre Art Group will be demonstrating heritage textile techniques, including spinning and weaving, based on an Anglo Saxon woven band found in North Lincolnshire.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesYEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 60b

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Visit Boston Guildhall

7 September at 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
Boston Guildhall, South Street
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6HT United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Boston GuildhallCell, Courtroom, Crime & Punishment. The Pilgrim's Story are just some of the exhibitions and collections that will be shared at Boston Guildhall over the Heritage Open Days event.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesMetered car parking opposite the building, including disabled bays. 5 minutes away from the town centre, where shops and refreshments can be…

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“That’s Entertainment” History Tour

7 September at 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre, Broad Street
Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2PX UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre Stamford Corn Exchange history talk, film show and tour with a visit to our new heritage centre. Discover the history of the Corn Exchange and the memorabilia collected and presented from past productions since 1859. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities stairs to Heritage centre, lift to all…

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Where Did We All Come From?

7 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Crowland Abbey, East Street
Crowland, PE6 0EN United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Crowland AbbeyA large map will show where Crowlanders and their ancestors came from, to live here now. Enjoy a guided tour of the Abbey. Visitors may also follow the town trail.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:13a

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Enclosure: Tragedy or Triumph? A Walking Talk

7 September at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Black Horse Inn Donington on Bain, Main Road
Donington on Bain, Lincolnshire LN11 9TJ UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Black Horse Inn Donington on Bain "Hedges created privatisation and denied freedoms that the rural population had enjoyed for a thousand years". A guided walk around Donington on Bain will explore this, prompting discussion of the Enclosure Act. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities A guided walk using public footpaths, across…

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Crime and Punishment Gainsborough

7 September at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Gainsborough Old Nick, Spring Gardens
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 2AY UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Gainsborough Old Nick Guided tours of fascinating Grade II listed Victorian Police Station and Magistrates' Court last used in the mid-70s. Visit the cells and hear about the inmates, their crimes and punishments. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Nearly opposite Marshall's Yard 2 hour on street car parking Free…

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Holbeach Hidden Cold War Bunker

7 September at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Holbeach ROC Post, Washway Road
Holbeach, Lincolnshire PE12 7PP United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Holbeach ROC PostPut on a hard hat and descend the ladder into a recent but almost forgotten chapter in Lincolnshire's history. Discover how the volunteers who trained here used to monitor in case of a nuclear attack.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesFrom the A17 eastbound, take the first left after the Holbeach roundabout into Penny…

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Visit Pinchbeck Engine Museum

7 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Pinchbeck Engine Land Drainage Museum, West Marsh Road
Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire PE11 3UW UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Pinchbeck Engine Land Drainage MuseumMuseum dedicated to the history of the reclamation and draining of the Fens in South Lincolnshire. The Pumping Station houses the original 1833 Beam Engine and Scoop Wheel which will be operating.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesOne mile NE of Spalding off A16Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 51a

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Victorian Life at Baysgarth House

7 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Baysgarth House Museum, Baysgarth Park, Caistor Road
Barton Upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 6AH UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Baysgarth House MuseumA chance for visitors to find out about life at Baysgarth House Museum in the time of the Wright Taylor family. Coincides with an exhibition celebrating the times of the house's last private ownersMore about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:3a

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Fashion and Racing in Days Gone By

7 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Baldocks Mill, South Street
Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9LY United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Baldocks MillHoused in an old watermill, the museum contains three floors of exhibitions. Visit the stunning Charles Worth gallery or experience the life of racing driver Raymond Mays, as well as an insight into old local industries.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:6a

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Visit Heckington Windmill

7 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Heckington Windmill, Hale Road
Heckington, Lincolnshire NG34 9JW United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Heckington WindmillSee the world's last working 8-sailed windmill. The £1.7million renovation project is now completed and all the buildings restored and open to the public. Visit the mill, tea room, brewery and the visitor centre.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:32a

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Visit Pow Cottage

7 September at 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Pow Cottage, 27 High Street, Tattershall Lincolnshire LN4 4NP United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Pow CottageTraditional 15th century mud and stud cottage serving homemade cream teas. Attractive relaxing garden. Tours of the cottage 13.00 & 15.00. Tours of the garden 14.00 & 16.00, or wander around both at will.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:68a

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Pelham’s Pillar

7 September at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Pelham’s Pillar, Fonaby Top
Caistor, Lincolnshire LN7 6RP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Pelham's Pillar Erected to commemorate planting of 12,552,700 trees by Charles Anderson Pelham, Lord Yarborough between 1787 and 1828. Pillar foundations laid 1840 by his son, finished by his grandson in time for Prince Albert's visit in 1849. More about this event No refreshments are available Car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities TA 133091 It is…

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Welcome to Wonderful Wainfleet

7 September at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Magdalen Museum, St John's Street
Wainfleet, Lincolnshire PE24 4DL UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Magdalen Museum Major port on the Steeping River to quiet town. Find the hidden history of Wainfleet and our fabulous Magdalen Museum building. Guided walks, refurbished museum, walled garden, quirky tearoom and church all open for you. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities By train – exit the station and follow the…

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Crime and Punishment at Lincoln Castle in 1202

7 September at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Jews’ Court, 2 Steep Hill
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 1LS United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Jews' Court In 1202 the King's Justices sat at Lincoln Castle. This talk by Nigel Burn brings to life the written record of their court in an age when guilt or innocence was determined by trial by order. Presented by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have…

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Manor Rules Walk

7 September at 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Healing Manor Hotel, Stallingborough Road
Healing, Lincolnshire DN41 7QF UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Healing Manor Hotel Learn about the Lords of the Manor and how various Lords' rule over Healing changed relationships, history and life in the village. There will be a gentle walk around the estate More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities outdoor clothing Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 31a

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Film Archive Shorts Night at The Ropewalk

7 September at 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
The Ropewalk, Maltkiln Lane
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5JT UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at The Ropewalk Film Archive Shorts Night at The Ropewalk a Grade II Listed former rope works. This acclaimed regional arts centre features exhibition galleries, craft gallery and ropewalk museum, paying tribute to the Halls Barton Ropery and its workers. Coffee shop and children's self-guided tour. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities follow brown signs…

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Events at the Ropewalk

8 September at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Ropewalk, Maltkiln Lane
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5JT UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at The Ropewalk Set within Grade II Listed former rope works, this acclaimed regional arts centre features exhibition galleries, craft gallery and ropewalk museum, paying tribute to the Halls Barton Ropery and its workers. Coffee shop and children's self-guided tour. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities follow brown signs from A15 and A1077 see the…

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Discover Boston Stump

8 September at 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
St Botolph’s Parish Church, 1 Wormgate
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6NP United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Botolph's Parish ChurchSt Botolph's Church, known locally as Boston Stumo and famous for its iconic tower is one of the largest parish churches in the country. Take a free tour at 11.00 Thursday, Friday & Saturday to learn about the building's fascinating history.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesSt Botolph's within walking distance of Boston's bus and…

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Fydell House, a Fine Georgian Mansion

8 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fydell House, South Street
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6HU United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Fydell HouseFydell House will be open - come and see this historic 18th century town mansion. Saturday at 14.00, talk on "The architecture of Sessions House, a Victorian justice court in Boston".More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:5c

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Boston Baptist Church

8 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Bostop Baptist Church, 98 High Street
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 8TA UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Bostop Baptist Church Come and explore Boston Baptist Church, founded in 1651, with its rich history of reform church worship and a number of unusual architectural features on the building erected in 1837. Sunday 1030 act of worship all are welcome. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Walking distance to town…

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Brant Broughton Quakers – Working Towards Equality

8 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Quaker Meeting House, 3 Meeting House Lane
Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire LN5 0SH United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Quaker Meeting House17th century Quaker Meeting House and Burial Ground set in peaceful gardens. Exhibition of Quaker work towards Equality from 1650 to today. Delicious home-made refreshments available in the garden and beautifully restored barnMore about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesFree car parking in High Street. Limited free car parking in Meeting House LaneEvent reference number in this…

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Was there really Freedom and Equality?

8 September at 10:00 am
Brigg Heritage Centre, Above the Library, The Angel
Brigg, Lincolnshire DN20 8LD UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Brigg Heritage CentreFreedom? Pingley Camp - you have read the street name, now find out what life was really like for the Prisoners of War. Equality? You have heard the Dickens' tale Oliver Twist, now discover life in the Brigg Workhouse.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesAbove the Library. The Angel, Market Place,…

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Defending Freedom

8 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
RSPB, Frampton, Frampton Marsh
Frampton Roads, Lincolnshire PE20 1AY UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at RSPB, FramptonJim Snee, from the Layers of History project, will be conducting short tours of the WWII defences and explaining their role in protecting the Lincolnshire coast.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesO/S Ref: TF398425. From Boston, take the A52 road towards Skegness. Upon reaching Haltoft End after two miles, turn right and follow…

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The Heritage of Grimsby Town Hall

8 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Grimsby Town Hall, Town Hall Square
Grimsby, Lincolnshire DN31 1HX United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Grimsby Town HallDiscover the heritage of Grimsby Town Hall, built in 1863. Explore the building to see the old police cells and Magistrates Court, and wander around the dark and twisting corridors of the Time Trap Museum.More about this eventRefreshments are availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesTown Hall car park is Pay & Display at weekends (not available during the week)Event reference number in this year's Heritage…

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Last Orders at the old Kings Head

8 September at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Old King’s Head, Kirton, High Street
Kirton , Lincolnshire PE20 1EG UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at The Old King's Head, KirtonA chance to see the Old Kings Head before heritage Lincolnshire begins its restoration. Discover the amazing history of this 15th century inn and hear about its exciting future.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesKirton is located just off the a16 near Boston. The Old Kings Head (PE20 1EG)…

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Prisoners of Conscience in Lincoln Prison 1918-1919

8 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Collection, Danes Terrace
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 1LP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at The CollectionThis exhibition examines both the imprisonment of conscientious objectors during the First World War and the history of a group of Sinn Fein prisoners, including Eamon de Valera, who escaped from Lincoln prison in 1919More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesthe exhibition will run from 1st to 15th September 2017Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 39b

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Alfred Tennyson’s New Home

8 September at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Lincoln Archives, St Rumbold Street
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 5AB United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Tennyson Research Centre Visit Alfred Tennyson's Library in its new home. See his books, photographs, letters, desk, manuscripts and more. 'Best bits' tours (lasts approx ½ hour) at 11.00, 12.00 and 13.00 both days. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:39d

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Teaching and Preaching

8 September at 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
St Denis’ Parish Church, Church Lane
Silk Willoughby, Lincolnshire NG34 8PD United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Denis' Parish ChurchThis 14th century church retains many medieval features. It will display the history of the village rectory, school and manor house and Gainsborough Old Hall with its connection to the Pilgrim Fathers.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesParking in Horseshoes Pub car park or on School LaneEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 56a

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Visit Boston Guildhall

8 September at 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
Boston Guildhall, South Street
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6HT United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Boston GuildhallCell, Courtroom, Crime & Punishment. The Pilgrim's Story are just some of the exhibitions and collections that will be shared at Boston Guildhall over the Heritage Open Days event.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesMetered car parking opposite the building, including disabled bays. 5 minutes away from the town centre, where shops and refreshments can be…

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80 Fane Family Portraits and their stories

8 September at 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Fulbeck Manor, Lincoln Road Fulbeck
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 3JN UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Fulbeck Manor80 Fane portraits their interesting history in politics the army and their family lives over 400 years.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesFollow brown signs to Manor Craft Centre than behind the Green sign.Refreshments at Craft Centre. Car parking by the house.Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 23a

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“That’s Entertainment” History Tour

8 September at 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre, Broad Street
Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2PX UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre Stamford Corn Exchange history talk, film show and tour with a visit to our new heritage centre. Discover the history of the Corn Exchange and the memorabilia collected and presented from past productions since 1859. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities stairs to Heritage centre, lift to all…

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Where Did We All Come From?

8 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Crowland Abbey, East Street
Crowland, PE6 0EN United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Crowland AbbeyA large map will show where Crowlanders and their ancestors came from, to live here now. Enjoy a guided tour of the Abbey. Visitors may also follow the town trail.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:13a

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Crime and Punishment Gainsborough

8 September at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Gainsborough Old Nick, Spring Gardens
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 2AY UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Gainsborough Old Nick Guided tours of fascinating Grade II listed Victorian Police Station and Magistrates' Court last used in the mid-70s. Visit the cells and hear about the inmates, their crimes and punishments. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Nearly opposite Marshall's Yard 2 hour on street car parking Free…

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A Walk in the Park

8 September at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Hartsholme Country Park, Skellingthorpe Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN6 0EY United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Hartsholme Country ParkJoin the Park Rangers on a walk to discover Hartsholme Country Park, a wildlife haven in the city of Lincoln. Learn about the history of park and its place in today's thriving cityMore about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesFree car parkingStout footwear and suitable outdoor clothingEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 39e

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Visit Pinchbeck Engine Museum

8 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Pinchbeck Engine Land Drainage Museum, West Marsh Road
Pinchbeck, Lincolnshire PE11 3UW UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Pinchbeck Engine Land Drainage MuseumMuseum dedicated to the history of the reclamation and draining of the Fens in South Lincolnshire. The Pumping Station houses the original 1833 Beam Engine and Scoop Wheel which will be operating.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesOne mile NE of Spalding off A16Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 51a

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An Earthly Paradise; Wesley’s Chapel, Raithby by Spilsby.

8 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Raithby Chapel, Raithby by Spilsby, Lincolnshire PE23 4DS UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Raithby ChapelJohn Wesley himself dedicated this meeting place in an "earthly paradise" for people who call themselves Methodists. It was provided above a stable by his close friend Robert Carr Brackenbury in the grounds of Brackenbury's beautiful home.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesChapel is in village centre in the grounds of Raithby…

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Victorian Life at Baysgarth House

8 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Baysgarth House Museum, Baysgarth Park, Caistor Road
Barton Upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 6AH UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Baysgarth House MuseumA chance for visitors to find out about life at Baysgarth House Museum in the time of the Wright Taylor family. Coincides with an exhibition celebrating the times of the house's last private ownersMore about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:3a

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Fashion and Racing in Days Gone By

8 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Baldocks Mill, South Street
Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9LY United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Baldocks MillHoused in an old watermill, the museum contains three floors of exhibitions. Visit the stunning Charles Worth gallery or experience the life of racing driver Raymond Mays, as well as an insight into old local industries.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:6a

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Visit Heckington Windmill

8 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Heckington Windmill, Hale Road
Heckington, Lincolnshire NG34 9JW United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Heckington WindmillSee the world's last working 8-sailed windmill. The £1.7million renovation project is now completed and all the buildings restored and open to the public. Visit the mill, tea room, brewery and the visitor centre.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:32a

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Visit Pow Cottage

8 September at 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Pow Cottage, 27 High Street, Tattershall Lincolnshire LN4 4NP United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Pow CottageTraditional 15th century mud and stud cottage serving homemade cream teas. Attractive relaxing garden. Tours of the cottage 13.00 & 15.00. Tours of the garden 14.00 & 16.00, or wander around both at will.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:68a

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Meet the Saxons

8 September at 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Saxon House, Manor Farm Cottage East Firsby
Market Rasen, Lincolnshire LN8 2DB UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Saxon House Saxonhouse is an archaeological accurate centre for exploring the life and culture of the early medieval period. Step back into the daily life of a 7th century Saxon homestead with Aelric and Elfrida. More about this event No refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Outdoor clothing and footwear Event reference number in this…

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Grimsby’s Hidden Gem of the East Marsh

8 September at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
St. Mary on the Sea Catholic Church, Heneage Road
Grimsby, Lincolnshire DN32 9DZ United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St. Mary on the Sea Catholic ChurchThis Grade II listed Catholic church dedicated in 1883 is one of the most beautiful, but largely unknown, buildings in North East Lincolnshire. Of Austere appearance outside, it most certainly gives the visitor the wow factor on entering its doors.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days…

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Welcome to Wonderful Wainfleet

8 September at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Magdalen Museum, St John's Street
Wainfleet, Lincolnshire PE24 4DL UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Magdalen Museum Major port on the Steeping River to quiet town. Find the hidden history of Wainfleet and our fabulous Magdalen Museum building. Guided walks, refurbished museum, walled garden, quirky tearoom and church all open for you. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities By train – exit the station and follow the…

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Pros and Cons in Horncastle

8 September at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Sir Joseph Banks Centre, Bridge Street
Horncastle, Lincolnshire LN9 5HZ United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Sir Joseph Banks CentreTour the 19th century brothels in Horncastle; meet the workers, the constables who tracked them down and the courts where they were regularly before the magistrates. Horncastle Police records of the past.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesMetered car parking nearbyEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 34a

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Crime and Punishment at Lincoln Castle in 1202

8 September at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Jews’ Court, 2 Steep Hill
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 1LS United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Jews' Court In 1202 the King's Justices sat at Lincoln Castle. This talk by Nigel Burn brings to life the written record of their court in an age when guilt or innocence was determined by trial by order. Presented by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have…

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Discover the Places and Spaces below Louth’s Skyline – a Louth Civic Trust guided tour

8 September at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Westgate Fields, Westgate
Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 9YN UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Westgate FieldsA guided tour on foot through the historic market town of Louth identifying places of interest and architectural features. Starting on Westgate and finishing at the canal.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesoutdoor clothingEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 40a

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Hurray, No More Tithes!

8 September at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Old School Nettleham, Mill Hill
Nettleham, Lincolnshire LN2 2PE UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Old School Nettleham In 1777 the whole landscape of Nettleham changed dramatically and so did the lives of the villagers. See and hear how and why this happened and the consequences. An illustrated talk by Pearl Wheatley. More about this event No refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days…

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Visit Margaret Thatcher’s Childhood Church

8 September at 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Christchurch, Finkin Street
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6QZ United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at ChristChurchWalk around this Grade II Listed church opened in 1841 and attended by Margaret Roberts (Margaret Thatcher). Friday 19.00-20.00 John Manterfield, historian and author, will give a talk on Freedom, Justice and Equality in Grantham from the seventeenth century onwards.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:26a

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George Orwell and the Beggars: Down But Not Out

8 September at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
St. Mary le Wigford Church, St Mary's Street
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN5 7EQ UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St. Mary le Wigford ChurchThis talk by Prof. Richard Lance Keeble will examine the reasons why journalist and novelist George Orwell chose to live with beggars and examine his "Down and Out in Paris and London" (1933) as a complex mix of reportage, memoir, sociological inquiry and fiction.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesLincoln city centre, next to railway station, near bus…

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Visit St Peter and St Paul Algarkirk

9 September at 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
Algarkirk Church, Algarkirk, Lincolnshire United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Algarkirk ChurchThis Medieval "mini cathedral of the fens" is renowned for its beautiful architecture, exquisite stained glass: well worth a visit in their own right. Open 08.00 - 18.00 Saturday for quiet reflection. Sunday guided tours available on the half hour. Registers available for perusal. Traditional fun and games for the children, music and merriment.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people…

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Lincoln Cathedral: Experience and Explore

9 September at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Lincoln Cathedral, Minster Yard
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 1PX United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Lincoln CathedralChildren's paper crafts and calligraphy available in the Library from 10.00-16.00. Floor, roof and Tower tours available from 10.00-15.00, £4.00pp, (over 14yrs only, restrictions apply), limited places, book in person on the Saturday from 09.15.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesLimited parking is available in permitted areas of Minster Yard (south side of Cathedral)The Cathedral can feel…

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St Leodegar’s Wyberton – Unique Since 12th Century

9 September at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Leodegar’s Church Wyberton, Church Lane
Wyberton, Lincolnshire PE21 7AF United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Leodegar's Church Wyberton A 15 minute guided tour of this Grade I Listed building dedicated to Saint Leodegar and dating from the late 12th century. Refreshments available from the café. Sunday Service 09.30-10.30 More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Sign posted and 1 mile from the A16 Event reference number in this year's…

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Challenging Perspectives

9 September at 9:30 am to 5:30 pm
Belton House, Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 2LS United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Belton HouseThis year Belton is shining a spotlight on its collections. Explore the design tricks used to present the gardens, parkland and mansion throughout history and discover the hidden depths of this special place.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesLocated 3 miles north of Grantham on the A607. No 1 Grantham to Lincoln bus stops outside the property in Belton…

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Books and a Little Bit More!

9 September at 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
Epworth Mechanics’ Institute Library, Market Place
Epworth, Lincolnshire DN9 1EU United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Epworth Mechanics' Institute Library Exhibition about the origins of the Library and its early days. Short guided walk (lasts approx ½ hour) at 11.00 and 13.30 around Epworth and the Library (access via a flight of stairs). Display of local history Books/newspapers. Book sale and tombola. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for…

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WPC Edith Smith – Pioneer Policewoman

9 September at 9:30 am to 1:30 pm
The Old King’s School, Grantham, Church Street
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6RR
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at The Old King's School, GranthamHear about Edith Smith and her work in First World War Grantham. Talk at 10.30 lasts approximately 45 mins. See the Tudor Old School, endowed by Bishop Foxe and Sir Isaac Newton's name carved in the window sill.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open…

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“Grave” of Tom Thumb

9 September at 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tattershall Holy Trinity Collegiage Church, Sleaford Road
Tattershall, Lincolnshire LN4 4LR UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Tattershall Holy Trinity Collegiage Church Superb example of English Perpendicular architecture and one of the largest Parish churches in the country. Medieval glass in east window, many brasses. "Grave" of Tom Thumb can be seen in the nave. History of the Church talk at 14.00 both days. Wedding Fair in a beautiful Medieval Church. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue…

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Turning back the years-steam threshing and vintage tractor run

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Alford Manor House, West Street
Alford, Lincolnshire LN13 9HT United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Alford Manor HouseSaturday vintage tractor rally and static engine display. Sunday steam threshing day. Rural life museum, WW1 exhibition, garden and tearoom.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availablePlease check The venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:1a

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Events at the Ropewalk

9 September at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Ropewalk, Maltkiln Lane
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5JT UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at The Ropewalk Set within Grade II Listed former rope works, this acclaimed regional arts centre features exhibition galleries, craft gallery and ropewalk museum, paying tribute to the Halls Barton Ropery and its workers. Coffee shop and children's self-guided tour. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities follow brown signs from A15 and A1077 see the…

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Past Forward – Introduction to the New Hidden History Barton Smartphone App & Circular Walk

9 September at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Wilderspin National School Museum, Queen Street
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5QP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event by The Ropewalk The innovative Hidden History Barton smartphone app is an opportunity to bring the fascinating history of Barton to life! Join this introduction to downloading the app and navigating a circular walk to uncover Barton's heritage. Walk starts at Wilderspin National School Museum. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities…

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Discover Boston Stump

9 September at 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
St Botolph’s Parish Church, 1 Wormgate
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6NP United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Botolph's Parish ChurchSt Botolph's Church, known locally as Boston Stumo and famous for its iconic tower is one of the largest parish churches in the country. Take a free tour at 11.00 Thursday, Friday & Saturday to learn about the building's fascinating history.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesSt Botolph's within walking distance of Boston's bus and…

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Fydell House, a Fine Georgian Mansion

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fydell House, South Street
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6HU United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Fydell HouseFydell House will be open - come and see this historic 18th century town mansion. Saturday at 14.00, talk on "The architecture of Sessions House, a Victorian justice court in Boston".More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:5c

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Boston Baptist Church

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Bostop Baptist Church, 98 High Street
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 8TA UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Bostop Baptist Church Come and explore Boston Baptist Church, founded in 1651, with its rich history of reform church worship and a number of unusual architectural features on the building erected in 1837. Sunday 1030 act of worship all are welcome. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Walking distance to town…

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Explore the Courtroom at Bourne Town Hall

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Bourne Town Hall, North Road
Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9EA United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Bourne Town Hall Bourne Town Hall was built in 1821 as a Courthouse and open market. Come and explore the entire building at your own pace and discover the plans for its future. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:6b

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Brant Broughton Quakers – Working Towards Equality

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Quaker Meeting House, 3 Meeting House Lane
Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire LN5 0SH United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Quaker Meeting House17th century Quaker Meeting House and Burial Ground set in peaceful gardens. Exhibition of Quaker work towards Equality from 1650 to today. Delicious home-made refreshments available in the garden and beautifully restored barnMore about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesFree car parking in High Street. Limited free car parking in Meeting House LaneEvent reference number in this…

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Was there really Freedom and Equality?

9 September at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Brigg Heritage Centre, Above the Library, The Angel
Brigg, Lincolnshire DN20 8LD UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Brigg Heritage CentreFreedom? Pingley Camp - you have read the street name, now find out what life was really like for the Prisoners of War. Equality? You have heard the Dickens' tale Oliver Twist, now discover life in the Brigg Workhouse.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesAbove the Library. The Angel, Market Place,…

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Cleethorpes Town Hall Hosts Friends of Cleethorpes Heritage Event

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Cleethorpes Town Hall, Knoll Street
Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire DN35 8LN United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Cleethorpes Town HallHistory will be brought to life with characters from Cleethorpes' past. Rolling film and archives will be available and information to take away. Come and get a flavour of yesteryear. Tea, cake and fun served.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesOn site car parking is available as well as metered car parking nearbyEvent reference number in…

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Visit Crowle Peatland Railway

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Crowle Peatland Railway, Dole Road Crowle Moors
Crowle, Lincolnshire DN17 4BL UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Crowle Peatland Railway Come and see the three locomotives that were used to transport peat on the moors. Hear about our plans to record and present the history of peat working on the moors from medieval times. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's…

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The Drainage of the Isle of Axholme – The Isle of Axhomlme & Hatfield Chase Landscape Partnership

9 September at 10:00 am to 5:30 pm
Potts Lane car park, Crowle, Crowle, Lincolnshire DN17 4DR UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Potts Lane car park, CrowleA mini-bus day-trip to look at what remains of the various drainage schemes in the Isle of Axholme from Cornelius Vermuyden's original 17th century works to those of Smeaton and Rennie of the 19th centuryMore about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesThe trip will last all day and we should…

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Baa Baa Black Sheep, Have You Any Wool?

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Michael’s & All Angels Church Frampton, Ralphs Lane
Frampton West, Lincolnshire PE20 1QZ UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Michael's & All Angels Church Frampton Many Lincolnshire churches derived their wealth from the wool trade. The nursery rhyme Baa Baa Black Sheep refers to this. Come along and see our woolly display and spinning demonstrations More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:21a

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Mayflower Pilgrims at Gainsborough United Reformed Church

9 September at 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Gainsborough United Reformed Church, Church Street
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 2JR
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at United Reformed Church Gainsborough Visit Gainsborough United Reformed Church to discover our links with the Mayflower Pilgrims and listen to music on our magnificent pipe organ. Tea/coffee and cakes will be served. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Street car parking limited to 1 hour. Close to several town centre car parks…

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Visit Gainsborough Friends Meeting House

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Quaker Meeting House Gainsborough, Market Street
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 2BE UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Quaker Meeting House Gainsborough The Meeting House is a touchingly simple building dating from 1704, with a few later additions. It remains simple but with a powerful feeling of history, of prayer and of silence. Come and have tea or coffee with us. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Car parking nearby Event reference number in this…

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Visit Margaret Thatcher’s Childhood Church

9 September at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Christchurch, Finkin Street
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6QZ United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at ChristChurchWalk around this Grade II Listed church opened in 1841 and attended by Margaret Roberts (Margaret Thatcher). Friday 19.00-20.00 John Manterfield, historian and author, will give a talk on Freedom, Justice and Equality in Grantham from the seventeenth century onwards.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:26a

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The Glory of Grantham

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Wulfram’s Parish Church, Church Street
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6RR United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Wulfram's Parish ChurchSt Wulfram's is described as England's finest parish church. Visit the tower and the Trigge chained library. See the crypt, the former St Kathryn's chapel and the coffee shop.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:26c

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Shipshape; graffiti and restoration

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Nicolas’ Church Great Coates, Great Coates Road Greate Coates
Grimsby, Lincolnshire DN37 9NS UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Nicolas' Church Great Coates See how the south aisle (a medieval lean-to) was slipping away from the building and has now been secured back on and see a newly-noticed ship scratched into a pillar there as a prayer centuries ago. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this…

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The Heritage of Grimsby Town Hall

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Grimsby Town Hall, Town Hall Square
Grimsby, Lincolnshire DN31 1HX United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Grimsby Town HallDiscover the heritage of Grimsby Town Hall, built in 1863. Explore the building to see the old police cells and Magistrates Court, and wander around the dark and twisting corridors of the Time Trap Museum.More about this eventRefreshments are availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesTown Hall car park is Pay & Display at weekends (not available during the week)Event reference number in this year's Heritage…

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Poachers! Workhouse inmates! Unnatural Deaths!

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Holbeach Cemetery Chapels, Park Road
Holbeach, Lincolnshire PE12 7EE UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Holbeach Cemetery ChapelsCome and explore the darker side of the history of Holbeach in the evocative setting of the Victorian Cemetery Chapels. Discover the characters who lived in the workhouse, those who poached, those who received prison sentences and those who ended their lives unnaturally.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesHolbeach Cemetery lies off…

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Origin of the Long Drop

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sir Joseph Banks Centre, Bridge Street
Horncastle, Lincolnshire LN9 5HZ United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Sir Joseph Banks CentreVisit an exhibition on the national hangman, William Marwood of Horncastle. William sympathised with the criminals who were sentenced to death by hanging, until they expired. He invented the system of hanging where the victim died instantly, saving unnecessary suffering.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesMetered car parking nearbyEvent reference number in this year's…

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Freedom of Worship

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Margaret’s Church Huttoft, Church Lane
Huttoft, Lincolnshire LN13 9RE United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Margaret's Church Huttoft A church full of history charting freedom to worship. 13th century font. A great chair saved from ransacking during the reformation, Caleb's grave, a working Barrell Organ and a Bryan window - so much to see. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference…

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Prisoners of Conscience in Lincoln Prison 1918-1919

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Collection, Danes Terrace
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 1LP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at The CollectionThis exhibition examines both the imprisonment of conscientious objectors during the First World War and the history of a group of Sinn Fein prisoners, including Eamon de Valera, who escaped from Lincoln prison in 1919More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesthe exhibition will run from 1st to 15th September 2017Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 39b

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Alfred Tennyson’s New Home

9 September at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Tennyson Research Centre, St Rumbold Street
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 5AB UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Tennyson Research Centre Visit Alfred Tennyson's Library in its new home. See his books, photographs, letters, desk, manuscripts and more. 'Best bits' tours (lasts approx ½ hour) at 11.00, 12.00 and 13.00 both days. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:39d

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“Freedom to be Educated; Freedom to Receive Health Care”

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Christ’s Hospital School, Wragby Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 4PN UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Christ's Hospital School Hospital! Different meanings at different times but always based on 'HOSPITIUM', a caring place. The County Hospital will display intriguing items from its museum, and the school from its own past as a Military Hospital More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:39h

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King Henry II’s Town House

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Mary’s Guildhall, 385 High Street
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN5 7SF United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Mary's GuildhallSt Mary's Guildhall may be the only survivor of King Henry II's town houses. Guided tours (approx 20 mins) of the Courtyard, not normally open to the public, and 'Fosse Way' Roman Road under a glass floor.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesYou may need reasonable footwear and outdoor clothing. Car Park on Kings…

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Saxon Church Which Saw a Victorian Bishop end up in Court

9 September at 10:00 am
St Peter at Gowts Church, High Street
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN5 7SR UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Peter at Gowts ChurchA chance to see this Saxon Church with Victorian Chancel where Bishop Edward King committed 'Ritualistic Practices' that led to his appearance before the Consistory Court.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesSunday Service 09.30 Anglican Eucharist. 11.00 Greek Orthodox The Divine Liturgy. Car parking on High Street or King Street car park.Event reference number…

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Lincoln Heritage Music Festival at Lincoln’s Oldest Church

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
St. Mary le Wigford Church, St Mary's Street
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN5 7EQ UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St. Mary le Wigford ChurchThis free music festival brings together many styles and periods of music for your enjoyment. Musicians from Lincoln and beyond take you on a musical journey from the 14th to the 19th century.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesLincoln city centre, next to railway station, near bus station and local car parks.Event reference number…

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Lincoln Heritage Music Festival

9 September at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
St Benedict’s Church, St Benedict's Square High Street
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN5 7AR UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Benedict's Church More of the Heritage Music Festival in the intimate setting of St Benedict's. A lovely 13th century church which barely survived the Civil War siege. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:39l

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Living Simply

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Lincoln Friends Meeting House, 1 Park Street
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 1UR United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Lincoln Friends Meeting House "Living simply" exhibition in the oldest non-conformist place of worship in Lincoln. Amazing historic building dating from 1689. Town centre location. An oasis of peace calm and spirituality in a busy city. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:39t

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Revealing and Sharing our Heritage

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Holy Trinity Church, Messingham, 47 Temperance Avenue
Messingham, Lincolnshire DN17 3SF UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Holy Trinity Church, MessinghamA Grade II Listed 13thCentury church greatly restored in the early 19thCentury, including the installation of a highly regarded collection of medieval stained glass by Revd H V Bayley. A story revealed!More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:43a

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Visit New Bolingbroke Town Hall

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
New Bolingbroke Town Hall, Main Road
New Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire PE22 7JU UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at New Bolingbroke Town HallGrade II Listed building from the 1820's with a rich history as a market, school and church. Also a display of photographs from the 1900's to date.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesOn the B1183 situated in the centre of New Bolingbroke opposite 'The Crescent'Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:…

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Lade Bank Pumping Station

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Lade Bank Pumping Station, Lade Bank New Leake
Boston, Lincolnshire PE22 8JF UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Lade Bank Pumping Station Historic land drainage pumping station first opened in 1868 opens its doors to the public with engine start up at 13.00. Plant and other displays also on show. More about this event No refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Stout footwear and outdoor clothing recommended. Event reference number in this year's…

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Visit Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum, Whisby Road North Hykeham
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN6 3QT UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Lincolnshire Road Transport MuseumSaturday - museum open to visitors. Sunday - free bus service from Lincoln. Museum and the museum workshop open to visitors and refreshments will be available. See website for details http://www.lvvs.org.ukMore about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesMuseum is fully wheelchair accessible, but our historic buses and cars were not designed with accessibility in mind, and can not…

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Historic Old Clee

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Holy Trinity & St Mary the Virgin Old Clee, Church Lane
Old Clee, Lincolnshire DN32 8LA United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Holy Trinity and St Mary the Virgin, Old Clee, Grimsby The historic parish of Old Clee, Grimsby, Grade I Listed Saxon/Norman church. Eight Grade II cottages (not open to the public). Guided tours of the church. Archaeological and photographic history displays. Refreshments in church hall. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities…

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Toy Steam at Owston Ferry Pumping Station

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
Owston Ferry Pumping Station, South Street
Owston Ferry, Lincolnshire DN9 1RP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Owston Ferry Pumping StationEnjoy a day at Owston Ferry Pumping Station in the company of the Lincolnshire Toy Steam Forum who will be holding their annual fair. The pumping Station will also be open to visitors.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesLook for the chimneyEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:…

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Holland Places of Worship Festival

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Margaret’s Church Sibsey, Old Main Road
Sibsey, Lincolnshire PE22 0RX United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Margaret's Church Sibsey Church built from 12thCentury replacing one recorded in the Doomsday Book. Come and explore the architecture and beautiful windows (guided by free brochure). Displays of local history and historical figures (including Annie Besant). A warm welcome awaits. Light refreshments available. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available off A16, 5 miles north of Boston, via Station road to Old main Road. PE22 0RX…

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Teaching and Preaching

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
St Denis’ Parish Church, Church Lane
Silk Willoughby, Lincolnshire NG34 8PD United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Denis' Parish ChurchThis 14th century church retains many medieval features. It will display the history of the village rectory, school and manor house and Gainsborough Old Hall with its connection to the Pilgrim Fathers.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesParking in Horseshoes Pub car park or on School LaneEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 56a

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Foot, Fen and Freedom

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St John the Divine, Ferry Road
Southrey, Lincolnshire LN3 5TA United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St John the DivineSouthrey straddles two county byways; the Viking Way, threading country footpaths between Oakham and Barton and the Water Rail Way, hugging the River Witham banks between Lincoln and Boston. Our exhibition explores the stories of both.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:59a

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Church and Heritage Collection

9 September at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Broad Street Methodist Church, Broad Street
Spalding, Lincolnshire PE11 1TB UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Broad Street Methodist Church Grade II Victorian Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, opened in March 1887. Recently renovated. Heritage collection featuring artefacts discovered during the renovation, including 'time capsule' contents, and information on history of Methodism in South Holland, Lincolnshire. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities 1 hour parking on road outside the church.…

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Family Tree Workshop

9 September at 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Stamford Library, High Street
Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2BB UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Stamford Library Would you like to learn how to carry out your own family history project? Using a letter from America to Stamford in 1888 and computers in the library, we can help you get started. Wheelchair users to specify when booking. Session led by Chris Hunt Chair of Stamford and District Local History Society. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available There is…

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Stamford From the Air

9 September at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
All Saints’ Church Stamford, Red Lion Square
Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2AG UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at All Saints' Church Stamford 144 step spiral staircase to a bird's eye view of Stamford 120 feet above ground at the top of a fifteenth century church tower. History spreads out before you, to the north, south, east and west. Don't forget to bring your camera! Tour lasts approximately 1 hour. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a…

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Visit St Helen’s Church Stickford

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Helen’s Church Stickford, Church Road
Stickford, Lincolnshire PE22 8EP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Helen's Church Stickford A Grade II* listed church, parts of which date back to the thirteenth century, restored by the Victorian architect James Fowler in 1863. Craft Fair Saturday 12.00 - 16.00. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available No toilets are available Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:63a

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History of Stickney

9 September at 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Stickney Village Hall, Hall Lane
Stickney, Lincolnshire PE22 8BA UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Stickney Village HallOn display are censuses of surrounding parishes, newspaper cuttings, old trade letterheads, BMD records from local churches, hundreds of photographs, information about many old buildings including deeds, family trees, wills and lots more about StickneyMore about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:64a

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Winterton Riots & Enclosures

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
All Saints’ Church, Winterton, Churchside
Winterton, Lincolnshire DN15 9TU United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at All Saints' Church, WintertonTalk at 14.00 on 17thCentury Winterton Drainage Riots. 18thCentury Enclosure. Award details are in the new Heritage Centre. Static and digital displays about church, town people. Town and parish walk leaflets. Of interest to all ages.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesO/S Ref: SE928186Street car parking in West Street. Main pedestrian entry gate…

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Our Heritage

9 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Mary & St Nicolas Church, Church Street, Spalding Lincolnshire PE11 1TB United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Mary & St Nicholas Church Wrangle Journey through our church and village heritage. See our stained glass windows (ancient & modern) and Compton organ. Read memorial with links to the Lord Mayor of London; registers open to view. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Just off the A52 follow the…

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All Stand in Court! Visit Market Rasen’s Magistrate’s Court

9 September at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Market Rasen Old Police Station, Dear Street
Market Rasen, Lincolnshire LN8 3BH United Kingdom

A Heritage Open Days event at Market Rasen's Old Police Station & Court House Built in 1849, our Grade II Listed Magistrates' Court and Police Station will be open to the public. Take the witness stand or try the Accused Box for size! More about this event No refreshments are available Car parking is available No toilets are available This venue is partially accessible for wheelchair users The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities There is…

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Hidden Histories Family Trail

9 September at 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
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One event on 9 September 2017 at 11:00am

Wilderspin National School Museum, Queen Street
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5QP UK

A Heritage Open Days event starting at Wilderspin National School This free guided walk will take families back in time with the help of Barton's new Hidden History phone app, not to mention historical characters, costumes, a secret garden and short stories galore. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilets are available This venue not accessible for wheelchair users The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities There is no parking reserved…

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Visit Boston Guildhall

9 September at 10:30 am to 3:30 pm
Boston Guildhall, South Street
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6HT United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Boston GuildhallCell, Courtroom, Crime & Punishment. The Pilgrim's Story are just some of the exhibitions and collections that will be shared at Boston Guildhall over the Heritage Open Days event.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesMetered car parking opposite the building, including disabled bays. 5 minutes away from the town centre, where shops and refreshments can be…

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Georgian Boston – Tyranny or Freedom

9 September at 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Ingram Memorial Statue, Market Place
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6NP United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Ingram Memorial StatueThis walk, led by Neil Wright, will include sites of men involved in the reform agitation of the 1830s, as well as going into the 1841-3 Sessions House. Arranged by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesMetered car parking nearbyEvent reference number in this year's…

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Exhibition at St Mary’s Church

9 September at 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
St Mary’s Church Frampton, Middlegate Road East
Frampton, Lincolnshire PE20 1AD United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Mary's Church Frampton St Mary's broach spire is one of the earliest in the country and inside there is much evidence of the changes wrought by our forebears. An exhibition will celebrate Frampton School, closed in 1968. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities From the Kirton roundabout on the A16 three miles…

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80 Fane Family Portraits and their stories

9 September at 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Fulbeck Manor, Lincoln Road Fulbeck
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 3JN UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Fulbeck Manor80 Fane portraits their interesting history in politics the army and their family lives over 400 years.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesFollow brown signs to Manor Craft Centre than behind the Green sign.Refreshments at Craft Centre. Car parking by the house.Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 23a

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Visit Grantham’s Old Courthouse

9 September at 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Old Court House Grantham, 60A London Road
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6HR UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Old Court House Grantham The courthouse, which at one time doubled as a police station, was built in 1830. This is your chance to see inside and go into a prison cell. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities No adjacent on street car parking. Event reference number in this year's…

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Visit St Andrew’s Church, Heckington

9 September at 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
St Andrew’s Church, Heckington, Church Street
Heckington, Lincolnshire NG34 9RW United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Andrew's Church, HeckingtonCome and admire the outstanding medieval architecture. Discover stories of murder, highwaymen, nagging wives and wayward dogs. Did the church show justice? Discover how today's church campaigns for climate justice and fairness for refugees. Guided tours available.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:32b

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Mysterious Roman Settlement Horncastle

9 September at 10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Horncastle Library, Wharf Road
Horncastle, Lincolnshire LN9 5HL Uk
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Horncastle Library Guided walk and talk around this national monument on the at Risk List. See parts of the walls not normally accessible. Footwear suitable for uneven ground and grass needed. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Metered car parking nearby Stout footwear and outdoor clothing. Event reference number…

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Pioneering Female Aviators

9 September at 10:30 am to 4:30 pm
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre, Heath Farm
North Rauceby, Lincolnshire NG34 8QR United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Cranwell Aviation Heritage CentreDiscover the fascinating history of the first Military Air Academy in the world. Special exhibition "High Flying Women" tells the stories of women who fought against adversity to pursue their dreams and excelled in aviation history.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesWheelchair users please not gravelled courtyardEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open…

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Saltfleetby Prospect Tower – Climbing up to History

9 September at 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Prospect Tower of Saltfleetby House, Main Road
Saltfleetby, Lincolnshire LN11 7SN UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Prospect Tower of Saltfleetby HouseIs this marsh landmark a prospect tower, gazebo or a folly? Come and climb the tower and hear the story of the builder, the architect and the people who have enjoyed it over two centuries.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesFrom Louth take B1200 to Saltfleetby past two fields, Prospect Tower first…

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Nissen Hut to Theatre

9 September at 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Broadbent Theatre, Snarford Road
Wickenby, Lincolnshire LN3 5AW UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Broadbent Theatre Free United Methodist Chapel built 1878 purchased in 1970 by Holton Players who converted it into 100 seat theatre. Named Broadbent Theatre in memory of Roy Broadbent (father of actor Jim Broadbent) who designed the conversion. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:74a

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Freedom, Justice and Equality – Train up a Child

9 September at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Wilderspin National School Museum, Queen Street
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5QP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Wilderspin National School MuseumMr Samuel Wilderspin, infant educator, or one of his esteemed Agents, will lecture in the Primitive Methodist Chapel. Mr Wilderspin's pioneering teaching methods will be outlined and will be demonstrated in the adjacent National School.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesBrown sign from A1077Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 3b

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Past Forward – Introduction to the New Hidden History Barton Smartphone App & Circular Walk

9 September at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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Wilderspin National School Museum, Queen Street
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5QP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event by The Ropewalk The innovative Hidden History Barton smartphone app is an opportunity to bring the fascinating history of Barton to life! Join this introduction to downloading the app and navigating a circular walk to uncover Barton's heritage. Walk starts at Wilderspin National School Museum. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities…

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Where Did We All Come From?

9 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Crowland Abbey, East Street
Crowland, PE6 0EN United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Crowland AbbeyA large map will show where Crowlanders and their ancestors came from, to live here now. Enjoy a guided tour of the Abbey. Visitors may also follow the town trail.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:13a

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Visit St Andrew’s Church, Welby Estate

9 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Andrew’s Church Denton, Church Street
Denton, Lincolnshire NG32 1LG UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Andrew's Church Denton The 900 year old Church of St Andrew's in the picturesque estate village of Denton has special memorials to the Blyth and Welby families. A marble monument to Richard Welby of 1714 by Thomas Green of Camberwell. Plaques recording the Williams and Gregory families and a Lewis organ dated 1888. Guided tours available. Craft stalls, cakes and refreshments available. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available…

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Crime and Punishment Gainsborough

9 September at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Gainsborough Old Nick, Spring Gardens
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 2AY UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Gainsborough Old Nick Guided tours of fascinating Grade II listed Victorian Police Station and Magistrates' Court last used in the mid-70s. Visit the cells and hear about the inmates, their crimes and punishments. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Nearly opposite Marshall's Yard 2 hour on street car parking Free…

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Grimsby’s Hidden Gem of the East Marsh

9 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
St. Mary on the Sea Catholic Church, Heneage Road
Grimsby, Lincolnshire DN32 9DZ United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St. Mary on the Sea Catholic ChurchThis Grade II listed Catholic church dedicated in 1883 is one of the most beautiful, but largely unknown, buildings in North East Lincolnshire. Of Austere appearance outside, it most certainly gives the visitor the wow factor on entering its doors.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days…

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WWI Comes to Kirton Village

9 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Peter & St Paul Church, Kirton, Willington Road
Kirton, Lincolnshire PE20 1EG UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Peter & St Paul Church, Kirton There will be an exhibition in church about the village of Kirton and also our local personalities, including Sgt Harold Jackson VC and Dame Sarah Swift. Talks last about an hour will be given each day at 13.00 by Carol Lidgett. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet…

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Behind the Façade

9 September at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
County Offices, Newland
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 1YL UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at County Offices Enclosed behind the familiar civic frontage lies a hidden house whose inhabitants have added to the story of the City of Lincoln. Explore the evolution of Newland House into the home of Lincolnshire County Council More about this event No refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Attendees will need to be fully supervised by Commissionaires, so…

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The Battle of Lincoln Fair (1217) – A guided Walk.

9 September at 11:00 am to 3:30 pm
Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Old Barracks
Burton Road, Lincolnshire LN1 3LY UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Museum of Lincolnshire Life2017 marks the 800th anniversary of this famous battle. Walk in the steps of the Royalist army that relieved a besieged Lincoln Castle and defeated a Franco-rebel army. Led by Nigel Burn, Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesNearest car parking on Westgate and the…

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Tracking Lincolnshire’s Railway History

9 September at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, Ludborough Station
Ludborough, Lincolnshire DN36 5SH United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Lincolnshire Wolds RailwaySee behind the scenes when the trains aren't running. Guided tours, static displays, illustrated talk on Sunday at 13.30. Museum and shop open. Additionally Saturday 18.30 for 19.00 "Britain on Film - Railways" at Fulstow Village Hall entry £5 includes light buffet.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesGuided 1 hour tours of maintenance department included during the day.…

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Visit Skirbeck St Nicholas Church, Skirbeck

9 September at 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
St Nicholas Church Skirbeck, Fishtoft Road
Skirbeck, Lincolnshire PE21 0DJ UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Nicholas Church Skirbeck Skirbeck settlement is listed in the Doomsday Book of 1085 and St Nicholas Church, a traditional Anglo-Catholic parish, is the oldest church in Boston, dating from about 1180. Part of the "Holland Places of Worship" Festival. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Car…

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Navigation House –Describing the Heritage of the Sleaford Navigation.

9 September at 11:00 am to 4:30 pm
Navigation House, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street
Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 7TW United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Navigation HouseThought to be the only one of its kind, Navigation House is the refurbished Company Office of the Sleaford Navigation Company. Detailed history, fun interactive and an intriguing children's / family trail to enjoy.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEastgate car park near navigation House is Free at weekendsEvent reference number in…

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Cogglesford Watermill – History in Action!

9 September at 11:00 am to 4:30 pm
Cogglesford Watermill, East Road
Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 7EQ United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Cogglesford WatermillCogglesford Watermill will be rumbling into action grinding its own stoneground flour. Intriguing Children's trail!More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesCar park near the Mill is Free on SundayEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 58b

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Sutterton Village Past and Present

9 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Mary’s Church Sutterton, Station Road
Sutterton, Lincolnshire PE20 2JH UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Mary's Church Sutterton There will be photographs of past and present events. Flower arrangements will enhance the architecture of this beautiful church. Light refreshments will be served each day and there will be tours of the church. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage…

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Hidden Histories Family Trail

9 September at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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One event on 9 September 2017 at 11:00am

Wilderspin National School Museum, Queen Street
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5QP UK

A Heritage Open Days event starting at Wilderspin National School This free guided walk will take families back in time with the help of Barton's new Hidden History phone app, not to mention historical characters, costumes, a secret garden and short stories galore. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilets are available This venue not accessible for wheelchair users The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities There is no parking reserved…

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Joseph Wright Hall Open Day

9 September at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
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One event on 10 September 2017 at 11:00am

Joseph Wright Hall, Queen Street
Barton Upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5QP

A Heritage Open Days event at the Joseph Wright Hall One of the renowned architect, Joseph Wright's best works, enjoy looking around this huge and ornate Grade II Listed chapel with many original features from 1867. This event is organised by the Wilderspin National School Museum. More about this event Toilets are available Free parking available next door at Wilderspin National School Museum This venue partially accessible for wheelchair users There is parking for disabled people The venue does not have…

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Victorian Life at Baysgarth House

9 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Baysgarth House Museum, Baysgarth Park, Caistor Road
Barton Upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 6AH UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Baysgarth House MuseumA chance for visitors to find out about life at Baysgarth House Museum in the time of the Wright Taylor family. Coincides with an exhibition celebrating the times of the house's last private ownersMore about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:3a

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Fashion and Racing in Days Gone By

9 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Baldocks Mill, South Street
Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9LY United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Baldocks MillHoused in an old watermill, the museum contains three floors of exhibitions. Visit the stunning Charles Worth gallery or experience the life of racing driver Raymond Mays, as well as an insight into old local industries.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:6a

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Changes in Flour Milling Over the Years

9 September at 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ellis Windmill, Mill Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3LY UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Ellis WindmillWheat is milled into flour, a valuable source of food for people. Every village had a mill. They were owned by the wealthy. The miller paid the owner to use it. But all this changed. 40 minute tours available on the day.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage…

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Inside St Leonard’s Priory

9 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
St Leonard’s Priory, Priory Road
Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2EU UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Leonard's Priory Visit this fine example of Norman architecture, its interior not normally open to the public, with its remaining five 12th century arches and Gothic west front set in peaceful grounds, with a small information display. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities the priory is…

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Visit Pow Cottage

9 September at 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Pow Cottage, 27 High Street, Tattershall Lincolnshire LN4 4NP United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Pow CottageTraditional 15th century mud and stud cottage serving homemade cream teas. Attractive relaxing garden. Tours of the cottage 13.00 & 15.00. Tours of the garden 14.00 & 16.00, or wander around both at will.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:68a

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Timberland Diesel Pumping Station

9 September at 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Timberland Diesel Pumping Station, Witham Bank
Tattershall, Lincolnshire LN4 4JP United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Timberland Diesel Pumping StationWorking demonstration of Ruston Hornsby 9XHRC engine and Ruston Bucyrus 10RB Dragline. Plus other static displays and demonstrationsMore about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesOn the bank of the River Witham between Kirkstead Bridge and Tattershall Bridge. Grid Ref TF188583there are uneven surfaces and stepsworks depot so stout footwear advisable if wetEvent reference number in…

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Lincolnshire Voices of the Great War’

9 September at 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, Tattershall Thorpe, Lincolnshire LN4 4PE United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Thorpe Camp Visitor CentreWe continue our series of events commemorating the centenary of the Great War with a special exhibition 'Lincolnshire Voices of the Great War', a series of displays illustrating Lincolnshire life, both civilian and military. Last entry 16.00More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesB1192 Coningsby to Woodhall Spa roadEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:…

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Welcome to Wonderful Wainfleet

9 September at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Magdalen Museum, St John's Street
Wainfleet, Lincolnshire PE24 4DL UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Magdalen Museum Major port on the Steeping River to quiet town. Find the hidden history of Wainfleet and our fabulous Magdalen Museum building. Guided walks, refurbished museum, walled garden, quirky tearoom and church all open for you. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities By train – exit the station and follow the…

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Draining The Land: Dogdyke Steam Drainage Station

9 September at 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Dogdyke Steam Drainage Station, Tattershall, Lincolnshire LN4 4JG United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Dogdyke Steam Drainage StationOur 1856 beam engine will be in steam powering the scoop-wheel land drainage pump. It's the last in the UK. Also see the 1940 Ruston and Gwynnes diesel pumping set in action.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEntrance via Bridge Farm off the A153 east of Tattershall BridgeOutdoor clothing recommendedEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open…

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Nobbled Horses, Prisoners of War, Treasonable Lords, and so much more!

9 September at 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
St Phillip’s Church, South Ormsby Road
Brinkhill, Lincolnshire LN11 8QX United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Phillip's ChurchMeet the Brinkhill History Group and find out how the locals foiled Cromwell. Discover the grisly end of the Lord of the Manor. Read about inquests, crimes, prisoners of war and poverty.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesCar parking in the road and nearby green lanes.Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days…

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Visit Gayton Engine Pumping Station

9 September at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Gayton Engine Pumping Station, Thacker Bank
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Lincolnshire LN12 1PE United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Gayton Engine Pumping StationVisitors can view the Victorian building built to drain water from Gayton Fen and Marsh with its 1936 Petter engine pumping water, which was restored in 1993. Land drainage exhibits can be viewed in the museum area.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo toilets are availableThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:25a

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Prisoners of Conscience: Eamon de Valera and Fenner Brockway in Lincoln prison, 1918-19.

9 September at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Bishop Grosseteste University, Longdales Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3DY UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Bishop Grosseteste University Erik Grigg and Hazel Kent will discuss the interconnected experiences of a leading Irish Republican and a prominent Conscientious Objector, both imprisoned for defying the British Government. Expect dramatic tales of escape, defiance and subterfuge! Refreshments will follow talk. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities The talk is…

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Discover the Places and Spaces below Louth’s Skyline – a Louth Civic Trust guided tour

9 September at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Westgate Fields, Westgate
Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 9YN UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Westgate FieldsA guided tour on foot through the historic market town of Louth identifying places of interest and architectural features. Starting on Westgate and finishing at the canal.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesoutdoor clothingEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 40a

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History of the Deepings

9 September at 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Odd Fellows Hall Market Deeping, Church Street
Market Deeping, Lincolnshire PE6 8AN UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Odd Fellows Hall Market Deeping A Deepings History Society exhibition featuring transcripts from the Oral History project. There are recordings of various events that took place in the early 1900s. Photographs and record information about those in our population who fought in WWI. History group members will be on hand to answer any questions. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The…

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RAF Strubby’, an Archive Dedicated to Our WWII Heritage

9 September at 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
St Oswald’s Church, Church Lane
Strubby, Lincolnshire LN13 0LR United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Oswald's ChurchDisplays of archive materials relating to our WW2 heritage. There will also be displays relating to our rural and farming heritage, including a dedicated stained glass window. Pre booking required for guided toursMore about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:65a

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St Leodegar’s Wyberton – Unique Since 12th Century

10 September at 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Leodegar’s Church Wyberton, Church Lane
Wyberton, Lincolnshire PE21 7AF United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Leodegar's Church Wyberton A 15 minute guided tour of this Grade I Listed building dedicated to Saint Leodegar and dating from the late 12th century. Refreshments available from the café. Sunday Service 09.30-10.30 More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Sign posted and 1 mile from the A16 Event reference number in this year's…

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“Grave” of Tom Thumb

10 September at 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
Tattershall Holy Trinity Collegiage Church, Sleaford Road
Tattershall, Lincolnshire LN4 4LR UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Tattershall Holy Trinity Collegiage Church Superb example of English Perpendicular architecture and one of the largest Parish churches in the country. Medieval glass in east window, many brasses. "Grave" of Tom Thumb can be seen in the nave. History of the Church talk at 14.00 both days. Wedding Fair in a beautiful Medieval Church. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue…

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Visit St Peter’s Church

10 September at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
St Peter’s Church, Pasture Road
Barton Upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5EX UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Peter's ChurchBy kind permission of English Heritage. This famous Anglo Saxon tower and medieval nave and chancel are an archaeological and architectural treasure. Guides on hand. The "Buried Lives" exhibition tracks the church and its people through 1000 years.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesFollow signs for St. Peter's ChurchUneven floor in the…

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Events at the Ropewalk

10 September at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
The Ropewalk, Maltkiln Lane
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5JT UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at The Ropewalk Set within Grade II Listed former rope works, this acclaimed regional arts centre features exhibition galleries, craft gallery and ropewalk museum, paying tribute to the Halls Barton Ropery and its workers. Coffee shop and children's self-guided tour. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities follow brown signs from A15 and A1077 see the…

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Fashion and Racing in Days Gone By

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Baldocks Mill, South Street
Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9LY United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Baldocks MillHoused in an old watermill, the museum contains three floors of exhibitions. Visit the stunning Charles Worth gallery or experience the life of racing driver Raymond Mays, as well as an insight into old local industries.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:6a

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Explore the Courtroom at Bourne Town Hall

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Bourne Town Hall, North Road
Bourne, Lincolnshire PE10 9EA United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Bourne Town Hall Bourne Town Hall was built in 1821 as a Courthouse and open market. Come and explore the entire building at your own pace and discover the plans for its future. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:6b

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Brant Broughton Quakers – Working Towards Equality

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Quaker Meeting House, 3 Meeting House Lane
Brant Broughton, Lincolnshire LN5 0SH United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Quaker Meeting House17th century Quaker Meeting House and Burial Ground set in peaceful gardens. Exhibition of Quaker work towards Equality from 1650 to today. Delicious home-made refreshments available in the garden and beautifully restored barnMore about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesFree car parking in High Street. Limited free car parking in Meeting House LaneEvent reference number in this…

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Visit Crowle Peatland Railway

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Crowle Peatland Railway, Dole Road Crowle Moors
Crowle, Lincolnshire DN17 4BL UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Crowle Peatland Railway Come and see the three locomotives that were used to transport peat on the moors. Hear about our plans to record and present the history of peat working on the moors from medieval times. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's…

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Free Men of the Wolds!

10 September at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Fotherby Interpretation Panel, Church Lane
Fotherby, Lincolnshire LN11 0UG UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Fotherby Interpretation Panel What the Charter of the Forest meant to our ancestors and how it created the protected landscapes that we know today. From the arable fields and woodlands to the commons and villages - it's all here on this 6 mile walk! More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available meeting near corner of Louth road and Church Lane, Fotherby LN11 0UG, map…

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Baa Baa Black Sheep, Have You Any Wool?

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Michael’s & All Angels Church Frampton, Ralphs Lane
Frampton West, Lincolnshire PE20 1QZ UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Michael's & All Angels Church Frampton Many Lincolnshire churches derived their wealth from the wool trade. The nursery rhyme Baa Baa Black Sheep refers to this. Come along and see our woolly display and spinning demonstrations More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:21a

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World War One at Wyndham Park – History and Heritage combine

10 September at 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
Wyndham Park, Hill Avenue
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 9BB UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Wyndham ParkDiscover the history and WW1 heritage of Grantham's Wyndham Park. With talks by local historians, a family heritage trail and a display on the park's heritage, there's something for everyone. See website for further information.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiestalk/tour will take place at 10.30, 12.00 and 2.30pmEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days…

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Horncastle’s Horrid History!

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Horncastle Police Station, The Wong
Horncastle, Lincolnshire LN9 6BE UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Horncastle Police Station Discover lurid lawlessness at town's famous Horsefair and how harshly criminals were treated. Guided tours (booking essential) of Victorian Police cells, not usually open. Displays about criminals in Chattertons Solicitors Offices, South Street. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Additional car parking at The Wong & Market Place…

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Freedom of Worship

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Margaret’s Church Huttoft, Church Lane
Huttoft, Lincolnshire LN13 9RE United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Margaret's Church Huttoft A church full of history charting freedom to worship. 13th century font. A great chair saved from ransacking during the reformation, Caleb's grave, a working Barrell Organ and a Bryan window - so much to see. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference…

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Visit All Saints Church

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
All Saints’ Church, Legbourne, Church Lane
Legbourne, Lincolnshire LN11 8LN United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at All Saints' Church, LegbourneAll Saints Church built in 1380 and extensively rebuilt in 1865. Medieval glass fragments in two windows and important group of Preedy windows. A 15th century rood screen partially restored in the 19th century.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesLeave Louth on A159 towards Mablethorpe. Past the village shop on your left, turn left into Church lane.people will be on…

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Prisoners of Conscience in Lincoln Prison 1918-1919

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Collection, Danes Terrace
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 1LP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at The CollectionThis exhibition examines both the imprisonment of conscientious objectors during the First World War and the history of a group of Sinn Fein prisoners, including Eamon de Valera, who escaped from Lincoln prison in 1919More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesthe exhibition will run from 1st to 15th September 2017Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 39b

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Are You A Goody or Badie?

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Lincolnshire Family History Society, 33 Monks Way Industrial Estate, Monks Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 5LN UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Lincolnshire Family History SocietyWere your ancestors involved in altering the future by the making of new laws? Which side of the law were they on? We have access to records to help you find out. Come and investigate.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:39q

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Visit New Bolingbroke Town Hall

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
New Bolingbroke Town Hall, Main Road
New Bolingbroke, Lincolnshire PE22 7JU UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at New Bolingbroke Town HallGrade II Listed building from the 1820's with a rich history as a market, school and church. Also a display of photographs from the 1900's to date.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesOn the B1183 situated in the centre of New Bolingbroke opposite 'The Crescent'Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:…

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Visit Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum, Whisby Road North Hykeham
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN6 3QT UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Lincolnshire Road Transport MuseumSaturday - museum open to visitors. Sunday - free bus service from Lincoln. Museum and the museum workshop open to visitors and refreshments will be available. See website for details http://www.lvvs.org.ukMore about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesMuseum is fully wheelchair accessible, but our historic buses and cars were not designed with accessibility in mind, and can not…

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Teaching and Preaching

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:30 pm
St Denis’ Parish Church, Church Lane
Silk Willoughby, Lincolnshire NG34 8PD United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Denis' Parish ChurchThis 14th century church retains many medieval features. It will display the history of the village rectory, school and manor house and Gainsborough Old Hall with its connection to the Pilgrim Fathers.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesParking in Horseshoes Pub car park or on School LaneEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 56a

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Foot, Fen and Freedom

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St John the Divine, Ferry Road
Southrey, Lincolnshire LN3 5TA United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St John the DivineSouthrey straddles two county byways; the Viking Way, threading country footpaths between Oakham and Barton and the Water Rail Way, hugging the River Witham banks between Lincoln and Boston. Our exhibition explores the stories of both.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:59a

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Visit St Helen’s Church Stickford

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Helen’s Church Stickford, Church Road
Stickford, Lincolnshire PE22 8EP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Helen's Church Stickford A Grade II* listed church, parts of which date back to the thirteenth century, restored by the Victorian architect James Fowler in 1863. Craft Fair Saturday 12.00 - 16.00. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available No toilets are available Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:63a

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History of Stickney

10 September at 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Stickney Village Hall, Hall Lane
Stickney, Lincolnshire PE22 8BA UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Stickney Village HallOn display are censuses of surrounding parishes, newspaper cuttings, old trade letterheads, BMD records from local churches, hundreds of photographs, information about many old buildings including deeds, family trees, wills and lots more about StickneyMore about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:64a

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Quinceys Pumping Station Working Day

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Quinceys Pumping Station, Culvert Road
Thorpe Culvert, Lincolnshire PE24 4NJ United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Quinceys Pumping StationThe station houses two Ruston and Hornsby diesel engines which drive Gwynnes pumps. The engines, which have been restored and maintained by a group of dedicated volunteers, can be seen running on open days.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:70a

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Slavery and murder at St Margaret’s, Well.

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Margaret of Antioch Church at Well, Well, Lincolnshire LN13 0ET UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Margaret of Antioch Church at Well A Greek Temple design standing in parkland designed by Capability Brown, this Church is strongly associated with the plantation and slave owning Dashwood family. A Gamekeeper murdered on his wedding day lies in the churchyard. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Village…

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Our Heritage

10 September at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Mary & St Nicholas Church Wrangle, Church End
Wrangle, Lincolnshire PE22 9EW UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Mary & St Nicholas Church Wrangle Journey through our church and village heritage. See our stained glass windows (ancient & modern) and Compton organ. Read memorial with links to the Lord Mayor of London; registers open to view. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Just off the A52 follow the…

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Boston Baptist Church

10 September at 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Bostop Baptist Church, 98 High Street
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 8TA UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Bostop Baptist Church Come and explore Boston Baptist Church, founded in 1651, with its rich history of reform church worship and a number of unusual architectural features on the building erected in 1837. Sunday 1030 act of worship all are welcome. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Walking distance to town…

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Brackenborough Hall deserted medieval village and farm walk

10 September at 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
Brackenborough Hall, Louth, Lincolnshire LN11 0NS UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Brackenborough HallGuided walk (approximately 2 hrs) around Brackenborough Hall, gardens, conversion of coach house to holiday accommodation, deserted medieval village and farm. You are very welcome to have a picnic in the garden.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities2 miles north of Louth, directions available from website http://www.BrackenboroughHall.commaximum number of 40 on each tour starting at 10.30am…

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Pioneering Female Aviators

10 September at 10:30 am to 4:30 pm
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre, Heath Farm
North Rauceby, Lincolnshire NG34 8QR United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Cranwell Aviation Heritage CentreDiscover the fascinating history of the first Military Air Academy in the world. Special exhibition "High Flying Women" tells the stories of women who fought against adversity to pursue their dreams and excelled in aviation history.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesWheelchair users please not gravelled courtyardEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open…

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Layers of History at Revesby Estate

10 September at 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Revesby Almshouses, The Green
Revesby, Lincolnshire PE22 7NA UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Revesby Almshouses Join Heritage Lincolnshire for a rare opportunity to walk around the privately owned site of Revesby's Cistercian Abbey. Using aerial photos for navigation, discover the Abbey's Layers of History. More about this event No refreshments are available Car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities O/S Ref: TF298613 Will cross two stiles during the walk. Stout…

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“That’s Entertainment” History Tour

10 September at 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre, Broad Street
Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2PX UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre Stamford Corn Exchange history talk, film show and tour with a visit to our new heritage centre. Discover the history of the Corn Exchange and the memorabilia collected and presented from past productions since 1859. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities stairs to Heritage centre, lift to all…

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Nissen Hut to Theatre

10 September at 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Broadbent Theatre, Snarford Road
Wickenby, Lincolnshire LN3 5AW UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Broadbent Theatre Free United Methodist Chapel built 1878 purchased in 1970 by Holton Players who converted it into 100 seat theatre. Named Broadbent Theatre in memory of Roy Broadbent (father of actor Jim Broadbent) who designed the conversion. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:74a

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Why Woodhall Spa?

10 September at 10:30 am to 4:00 pm
Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum, Iddesleigh Road
Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire LN10 6SH UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum Visit the Cottage Museum to discover the answer and experience much more. Enjoy interactive displays and exhibits including the story of Jubilee Park. You are assured of a warm welcome. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities nearby car park free for 2 hours, also free on street parking available. Event reference number in…

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Turning back the years-steam threshing and vintage tractor run

10 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Alford Manor House, West Street
Alford, Lincolnshire LN13 9HT United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Alford Manor HouseSaturday vintage tractor rally and static engine display. Sunday steam threshing day. Rural life museum, WW1 exhibition, garden and tearoom.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availablePlease check The venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:1a

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Visit St Peter and St Paul Algarkirk

10 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Algarkirk Church, Algarkirk, Lincolnshire United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Algarkirk ChurchThis Medieval "mini cathedral of the fens" is renowned for its beautiful architecture, exquisite stained glass: well worth a visit in their own right. Open 08.00 - 18.00 Saturday for quiet reflection. Sunday guided tours available on the half hour. Registers available for perusal. Traditional fun and games for the children, music and merriment.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people…

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Freedom, Justice and Equality – Train up a Child

10 September at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Wilderspin National School Museum, Queen Street
Barton upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5QP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Wilderspin National School MuseumMr Samuel Wilderspin, infant educator, or one of his esteemed Agents, will lecture in the Primitive Methodist Chapel. Mr Wilderspin's pioneering teaching methods will be outlined and will be demonstrated in the adjacent National School.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesBrown sign from A1077Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 3b

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Visit St Andrew’s Church, Welby Estate

10 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Andrew’s Church Denton, Church Street
Denton, Lincolnshire NG32 1LG UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Andrew's Church Denton The 900 year old Church of St Andrew's in the picturesque estate village of Denton has special memorials to the Blyth and Welby families. A marble monument to Richard Welby of 1714 by Thomas Green of Camberwell. Plaques recording the Williams and Gregory families and a Lewis organ dated 1888. Guided tours available. Craft stalls, cakes and refreshments available. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available…

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Crime and Punishment Gainsborough

10 September at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Gainsborough Old Nick, Spring Gardens
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 2AY UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Gainsborough Old Nick Guided tours of fascinating Grade II listed Victorian Police Station and Magistrates' Court last used in the mid-70s. Visit the cells and hear about the inmates, their crimes and punishments. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Nearly opposite Marshall's Yard 2 hour on street car parking Free…

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Gunby Estate, Hall & Gardens Heritage Open Day

10 September at 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Gunby Hall & Gardens, Spilsby, Lincolnshire PE23 5SS United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Gunby Hall & Gardens Explore eight acre gardens, three floors of the house and 1500 acres of grounds. Finish your visit with a cuppa and a treat in the tea-room. Picnics and dogs on leads welcome in the gardens. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Gunby Hall between Skegness and Spilsby on the A158…

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Manor Rules Walk

10 September at 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Healing Manor Hotel, Stallingborough Road
Healing, Lincolnshire DN41 7QF UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Healing Manor Hotel Learn about the Lords of the Manor and how various Lords' rule over Healing changed relationships, history and life in the village. There will be a gentle walk around the estate More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities outdoor clothing Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 31a

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Freedom in Healing

10 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Peter & St Paul Church Healing, Church Lane
Healing, Lincolnshire DN41 7QF United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Peter & St Paul Church Healing Exhibition about freedom, justice and equality in Healing. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities parking in nearby Healing Manor Hotel if our car park is full Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 31b

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Lincoln Heritage Music Festival at Lincoln’s Oldest Church

10 September at 11:00 am to 5:30 pm
St. Mary le Wigford Church, St Mary's Street
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN5 7EQ UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St. Mary le Wigford ChurchThis free music festival brings together many styles and periods of music for your enjoyment. Musicians from Lincoln and beyond take you on a musical journey from the 14th to the 19th century.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesLincoln city centre, next to railway station, near bus station and local car parks.Event reference number…

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Lincoln Heritage Music Festival

10 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Benedict’s Church, St Benedict's Square High Street
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN5 7AR UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Benedict's Church More of the Heritage Music Festival in the intimate setting of St Benedict's. A lovely 13th century church which barely survived the Civil War siege. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:39l

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Behind the Façade

10 September at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
County Offices, Newland
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 1YL UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at County Offices Enclosed behind the familiar civic frontage lies a hidden house whose inhabitants have added to the story of the City of Lincoln. Explore the evolution of Newland House into the home of Lincolnshire County Council More about this event No refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Attendees will need to be fully supervised by Commissionaires, so…

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The Battle of Lincoln Fair (1217) – A guided Walk.

10 September at 11:00 am to 3:30 pm
Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Old Barracks
Burton Road, Lincolnshire LN1 3LY UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Museum of Lincolnshire Life2017 marks the 800th anniversary of this famous battle. Walk in the steps of the Royalist army that relieved a besieged Lincoln Castle and defeated a Franco-rebel army. Led by Nigel Burn, Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesNearest car parking on Westgate and the…

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Tracking Lincolnshire’s Railway History

10 September at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
Lincolnshire Wolds Railway, Ludborough Station
Ludborough, Lincolnshire DN36 5SH United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Lincolnshire Wolds RailwaySee behind the scenes when the trains aren't running. Guided tours, static displays, illustrated talk on Sunday at 13.30. Museum and shop open. Additionally Saturday 18.30 for 19.00 "Britain on Film - Railways" at Fulstow Village Hall entry £5 includes light buffet.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesGuided 1 hour tours of maintenance department included during the day.…

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Owston Ferry Pumping Station

10 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
Owston Ferry Pumping Station, South Street
Owston Ferry, Lincolnshire DN9 1RP UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Owston Ferry Pumping StationOwston Ferry Pumping Station houses a range of heritage pumping machinery including a Marshall LT Class tandem compound steam engine, which can be demonstrated. Other examples include a Ruston Hornsby 8HRC horizontal diesel engine.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesLook for the chimneyEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open…

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Visit Skirbeck St Nicholas Church, Skirbeck

10 September at 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
St Nicholas Church Skirbeck, Fishtoft Road
Skirbeck, Lincolnshire PE21 0DJ UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Nicholas Church Skirbeck Skirbeck settlement is listed in the Doomsday Book of 1085 and St Nicholas Church, a traditional Anglo-Catholic parish, is the oldest church in Boston, dating from about 1180. Part of the "Holland Places of Worship" Festival. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Car…

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Navigation House –Describing the Heritage of the Sleaford Navigation.

10 September at 11:00 am to 4:30 pm
Navigation House, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street
Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 7TW United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Navigation HouseThought to be the only one of its kind, Navigation House is the refurbished Company Office of the Sleaford Navigation Company. Detailed history, fun interactive and an intriguing children's / family trail to enjoy.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEastgate car park near navigation House is Free at weekendsEvent reference number in…

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Cogglesford Watermill – History in Action!

10 September at 11:00 am to 4:30 pm
Cogglesford Watermill, East Road
Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 7EQ United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Cogglesford WatermillCogglesford Watermill will be rumbling into action grinding its own stoneground flour. Intriguing Children's trail!More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesCar park near the Mill is Free on SundayEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 58b

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Sutterton Village Past and Present

10 September at 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
St Mary’s Church Sutterton, Station Road
Sutterton, Lincolnshire PE20 2JH UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Mary's Church Sutterton There will be photographs of past and present events. Flower arrangements will enhance the architecture of this beautiful church. Light refreshments will be served each day and there will be tours of the church. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage…

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Sutton Bridge at War

10 September at 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sutton Bridge Golf Club, New Road
Sutton Bridge, Lincolnshire PE12 9RQ UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Sutton Bridge Golf Club With POW camps, a key airbase and helping to feed the nation, Sutton Bridge was in the thick of it. This exhibition features local stories and pictures of a small town responding to the war effort. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open…

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“Will the Boy from Welbourn”, The Life and Times of Field Marshal Sir William Robertson

10 September at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Welbourn Village Hall, Beck Street
Welbourn, Lincolnshire LN5 0LZ UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Welbourn Village HallWilliam Robertson, born in Welbourn 1860, was the only man to rise from Private to Field Marshal and C.I.G.S. in WWI. Our village walk (conducted by Bill Goodhand) will trace his childhood years concluding at St Chads Church and the War Memorial which he unveiled in 1920.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with…

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Joseph Wright Hall Open Day

10 September at 11:00 am to 3:00 pm
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Joseph Wright Hall, Queen Street
Barton Upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5QP

A Heritage Open Days event at the Joseph Wright Hall One of the renowned architect, Joseph Wright's best works, enjoy looking around this huge and ornate Grade II Listed chapel with many original features from 1867. This event is organised by the Wilderspin National School Museum. More about this event Toilets are available Free parking available next door at Wilderspin National School Museum This venue partially accessible for wheelchair users There is parking for disabled people The venue does not have…

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Holland Places of Worship Festival

10 September at 11:30 am to 4:00 pm
St Margaret’s Church Sibsey, Old Main Road
Sibsey, Lincolnshire PE22 0RX United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Margaret's Church Sibsey Church built from 12th Century replacing one recorded in the Doomsday Book. Come and explore the architecture and beautiful windows (guided by free brochure). Displays of local history and historical figures (including Annie Besant). A warm welcome awaits. Light refreshments available. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available off A16, 5 miles north of Boston, via Station road to Old main Road. PE22…

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Victorian Life at Baysgarth House

10 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Baysgarth House Museum, Baysgarth Park, Caistor Road
Barton Upon Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 6AH UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Baysgarth House MuseumA chance for visitors to find out about life at Baysgarth House Museum in the time of the Wright Taylor family. Coincides with an exhibition celebrating the times of the house's last private ownersMore about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:3a

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John Wesley; an 18th Century Champion of Freedom, Justice & Equality

10 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Epworth Old Rectory, 1 Rectory Street
Epworth, Lincolnshire DN9 1HX UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Epworth Old Rectory Drop-in tours on the hour & half hour around the childhood home of John Wesley, Methodist. Find out about this remarkable man, whose childhood was marred by debt, and how that inspired him to champion social justice, to fight for Freedom, Justice & Equality. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities Event…

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Visit Heckington Windmill

10 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Heckington Windmill, Hale Road
Heckington, Lincolnshire NG34 9JW United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Heckington WindmillSee the world's last working 8-sailed windmill. The £1.7million renovation project is now completed and all the buildings restored and open to the public. Visit the mill, tea room, brewery and the visitor centre.More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:32a

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Changes in Flour Milling Over the Years

10 September at 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Ellis Windmill, Mill Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3LY UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Ellis WindmillWheat is milled into flour, a valuable source of food for people. Every village had a mill. They were owned by the wealthy. The miller paid the owner to use it. But all this changed. 40 minute tours available on the day.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage…

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Revealing and Sharing our Heritage

10 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Holy Trinity Church, Messingham, 47 Temperance Avenue
Messingham, Lincolnshire DN17 3SF UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Holy Trinity Church, MessinghamA Grade II Listed 13thCentury church greatly restored in the early 19thCentury, including the installation of a highly regarded collection of medieval stained glass by Revd H V Bayley. A story revealed!More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:43a

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Historic Old Clee

10 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Holy Trinity & St Mary the Virgin Old Clee, Church Lane
Old Clee, Lincolnshire DN32 8LA United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Holy Trinity and St Mary the Virgin, Old Clee, Grimsby The historic parish of Old Clee, Grimsby, Grade I Listed Saxon/Norman church. Eight Grade II cottages (not open to the public). Guided tours of the church. Archaeological and photographic history displays. Refreshments in church hall. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities…

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Stamford From the Air

10 September at 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
All Saints’ Church Stamford, Red Lion Square
Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2AG UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at All Saints' Church Stamford 144 step spiral staircase to a bird's eye view of Stamford 120 feet above ground at the top of a fifteenth century church tower. History spreads out before you, to the north, south, east and west. Don't forget to bring your camera! Tour lasts approximately 1 hour. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a…

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Inside St Leonard’s Priory

10 September at 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
St Leonard’s Priory, Priory Road
Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2EU UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Leonard's Priory Visit this fine example of Norman architecture, its interior not normally open to the public, with its remaining five 12th century arches and Gothic west front set in peaceful grounds, with a small information display. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities the priory is…

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Visit Pow Cottage

10 September at 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Pow Cottage, 27 High Street, Tattershall Lincolnshire LN4 4NP United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Pow CottageTraditional 15th century mud and stud cottage serving homemade cream teas. Attractive relaxing garden. Tours of the cottage 13.00 & 15.00. Tours of the garden 14.00 & 16.00, or wander around both at will.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:68a

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Exhibition at St Mary’s Church

10 September at 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm
St Mary’s Church Frampton, Middlegate Road East
Frampton, Lincolnshire PE20 1AD United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Mary's Church Frampton St Mary's broach spire is one of the earliest in the country and inside there is much evidence of the changes wrought by our forebears. An exhibition will celebrate Frampton School, closed in 1968. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities From the Kirton roundabout on the A16 three miles…

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WWI Comes to Kirton Village

10 September at 12:30 pm to 4:00 pm
St Peter & St Paul Church, Kirton, Willington Road
Kirton, Lincolnshire PE20 1EG UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Peter & St Paul Church, Kirton There will be an exhibition in church about the village of Kirton and also our local personalities, including Sgt Harold Jackson VC and Dame Sarah Swift. Talks last about an hour will be given each day at 13.00 by Carol Lidgett. More about this event Refreshments are available No car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet…

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Meet the Saxons

10 September at 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Saxon House, Manor Farm Cottage East Firsby
Market Rasen, Lincolnshire LN8 2DB UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Saxon House Saxonhouse is an archaeological accurate centre for exploring the life and culture of the early medieval period. Step back into the daily life of a 7th century Saxon homestead with Aelric and Elfrida. More about this event No refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Outdoor clothing and footwear Event reference number in this…

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“Harlaxton: A Home Like no Other”

10 September at 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Harlaxton Manor, Harlaxton
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG32 1AG United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Harlaxton ManorVisit Harlaxton Manor, built by Gregory Gregory in the 1830s, with Anthony Salvin (architect) responsible for the exterior. It's an exuberant merging of styles, which must be seen to be believed: an unforgettable experience.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesThe main entrance is opposite the Gregory Public House on the A607 between Grantham and Melton MowbrayTours at 13.00,…

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Lincolnshire Voices of the Great War’

10 September at 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Thorpe Camp Visitor Centre, Tattershall Thorpe, Lincolnshire LN4 4PE United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Thorpe Camp Visitor CentreWe continue our series of events commemorating the centenary of the Great War with a special exhibition 'Lincolnshire Voices of the Great War', a series of displays illustrating Lincolnshire life, both civilian and military. Last entry 16.00More about this eventRefreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesB1192 Coningsby to Woodhall Spa roadEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:…

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Welcome to Wonderful Wainfleet

10 September at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Magdalen Museum, St John's Street
Wainfleet, Lincolnshire PE24 4DL UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Magdalen Museum Major port on the Steeping River to quiet town. Find the hidden history of Wainfleet and our fabulous Magdalen Museum building. Guided walks, refurbished museum, walled garden, quirky tearoom and church all open for you. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities By train – exit the station and follow the…

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Grantham’s Hidden Graveyard

10 September at 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Old Burial Ground, Manthorpe Road
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 8DB United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Old Burial GroundThis was Grantham's additional cemetery in the early 19th century. It is now an evocative space and wildlife haven. Civic Society members will be on hand with information about people buried here.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEntrance from Manthorpe Road, opposite petrol station.No wheelchair accessEvent reference number in this year's…

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Lincoln’s Medieval Jewish Heritage Trail; Myths and Legends

10 September at 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Visitor Information Centre, Castle Hill
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3AA United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Visitor Information CentreFind out what made Lincoln one of the most important Jewish centres in Medieval England. Visit some of the remaining Jewish houses and trace Jewish stories in the Cathedral along the route.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesSensible shoes for tackling cobbles and Steep Hill.Event reference number in this year's Heritage…

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Tyrwhitt Hall – Medieval Timber-Framed Great Hall

10 September at 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm
Tyrwhitt Hall, Beck Hill
Barton-Upon-Humber, Lincolnshire DN18 5EY UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Tyrwhitt HallA rare opportunity to see the medieval timber-framed Great Hall. The building is associated with the Barton sculptor Philip Pape. Booking for the guided tour is essential.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesAdditional public viewing without a tour will be advertised during HOD on the Civic Society's website http://www.bartoncivicsociety.co.ukEvent reference number in…

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Nobbled Horses, Prisoners of War, Treasonable Lords, and so much more!

10 September at 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
St Phillip’s Church, South Ormsby Road
Brinkhill, Lincolnshire LN11 8QX United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Phillip's ChurchMeet the Brinkhill History Group and find out how the locals foiled Cromwell. Discover the grisly end of the Lord of the Manor. Read about inquests, crimes, prisoners of war and poverty.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesCar parking in the road and nearby green lanes.Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days…

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Where Did We All Come From?

10 September at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Crowland Abbey, East Street
Crowland, PE6 0EN United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Crowland AbbeyA large map will show where Crowlanders and their ancestors came from, to live here now. Enjoy a guided tour of the Abbey. Visitors may also follow the town trail.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:13a

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Crowle Before Enclosure – Walk

10 September at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Crowle Market Place, Market Place
Crowle, Lincolnshire DN17 4LA UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Crowle Market PlaceCome and find out about Crowle before it was radically changed by the enclosures at the beginning of the 19th Century. Find out where the gallows were and the names of the open fields and commons.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo car parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesCar parking available nearby and in Potts Lane car park…

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Visit Gayton Engine Pumping Station

10 September at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Gayton Engine Pumping Station, Thacker Bank
Theddlethorpe All Saints, Lincolnshire LN12 1PE United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Gayton Engine Pumping StationVisitors can view the Victorian building built to drain water from Gayton Fen and Marsh with its 1936 Petter engine pumping water, which was restored in 1993. Land drainage exhibits can be viewed in the museum area.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableNo toilets are availableThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:25a

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Visit Margaret Thatcher’s Childhood Church

10 September at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Christchurch, Finkin Street
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6QZ United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at ChristChurchWalk around this Grade II Listed church opened in 1841 and attended by Margaret Roberts (Margaret Thatcher). Friday 19.00-20.00 John Manterfield, historian and author, will give a talk on Freedom, Justice and Equality in Grantham from the seventeenth century onwards.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:26a

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Law and Order in the Grounds of Grantham House

10 September at 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Grantham House, Castlegate
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6SS United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Grantham HouseVisit the delightful 4-acre gardens at Grantham House, enjoy refreshments and be entertained by strolling players from Grantham's past.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesCar parking in adjacent paddockEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 26g

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Manor Rules Walk

10 September at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Healing Manor Hotel, Stallingborough Road
Healing, Lincolnshire DN41 7QF UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Healing Manor Hotel Learn about the Lords of the Manor and how various Lords' rule over Healing changed relationships, history and life in the village. There will be a gentle walk around the estate More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available Toilet available There is disabled parking The venue has a toilet for people with disabilities outdoor clothing Event reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet: 31a

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Visit St Andrew’s Church, Heckington

10 September at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
St Andrew’s Church, Heckington, Church Street
Heckington, Lincolnshire NG34 9RW United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Andrew's Church, HeckingtonCome and admire the outstanding medieval architecture. Discover stories of murder, highwaymen, nagging wives and wayward dogs. Did the church show justice? Discover how today's church campaigns for climate justice and fairness for refugees. Guided tours available.More about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days booklet:32b

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Sleaford History Group Presents: Baron Hussey, Robert Carre, and the Lincolnshire Rising 1536 – a Walk with Simon Pawley

10 September at 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Sleaford Market Place, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 7SH UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Sleaford Market PlaceThe failure (twice?) of Sheriff Hussey to enforce Henry VIII's Reformation, resulted in his execution. See Hussey's Old Place headquarters. Understand the role of "old" Robert Carre in Hussey's demise; further advancing his family's interests.More about this eventNo refreshments are availableCar parking is availableNo toilets are availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilitiesOutdoor clothing and footwearEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days…

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The Path to Martyrdom

10 September at 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
St Peter & St Paul Church, Stallingborough, Church Lane, Stallingborough Lincolnshire DN41 8AA United Kingdom
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Peter & St Paul Church Stallingborough Discover Anne Askew (Ayscoughe) the Tudor Martyr born 1520 of the noble Ayscoughe family, burnt as a heretic in 1546, racked in an attempt to implicate Queen Catherine in outspoken anti Catholic rhetoric. Talk by Mr John Taylor at 14.15 and lasts approximately ½ an hour. More about this event Refreshments are available Car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The…

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Tour of Howell’s Deserted Medieval Village

10 September at 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
St Oswald’s Church, Howell, Howell, Lincolnshire NG34 9PT
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Oswald's Church, Howell Meet at Oswald's church for a guided tour and then a short stroll around the Deserted Medieval Village of Howell. We will also look at the moated site of Old Howell Manor. More about this event No refreshments are available Car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Uneven surfaces across grass - sensible…

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Lincoln’s Pioneering Caroline Martyn

10 September at 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
St Peter at Gowts Church, High Street
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN5 7SR UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at St Peter at Gowts ChurchIntroducing Lincoln's Caroline Martyn, who toured 1890's Britain demanding higher wages, more political rights and a better way of life for the impoverished men, women and children whose labour underpinned the wealth of the British EmpireMore about this eventRefreshments are availableNo car parking is availableToilet availableThere is no disabled parkingThe venue has a toilet for people with disabilitiesNext to St Mary's GuildhallEvent reference number in this year's Heritage Open Days…

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Prisoner of Conscience: Eamon de Valera’s escape from Lincoln Prison

10 September at 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Wragby Road Tesco, Wragby Road
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 4QQ UK
Free

A Heritage Open Days event at Wragby Road Tesco Led by Erik Grigg, this walk will retrace the steps of escaping Sinn Fein prisoners in 1919. The walk will finish at the Adam & Eve Public House. More about this event No refreshments are available No car parking is available No toilets are available There is no disabled parking The venue does not have a toilet for people with disabilities Meet at the main entrance behind the patrol station on…

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Saving Lincolnshire’s Georgian Heritage

22 September at 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary's Street
Stamford, Lincolnshire PE9 2DL United Kingdom
£4.50
116 High Street, Boston after renovation

As part of Stamford's biannual Georgian Festival join Liz Bates, the Trust's CEO, for a special talk in the comfort of the town's historic theatre. Liz will delve into the stories of some of the county’s Georgian architectural treasures and discuss the charity’s work to secure their future. Liz is a historic buildings specialist who has worked in Lincolnshire for over 15 years. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a member of the Institute for Historic…

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South Lincolnshire Walking Festival

23 September to 29 October
Unnamed Venue, Lincolnshire
Hiking Boots by Chris Paul

There’s no better way to discover the hidden treasures of south Lincolnshire than walking through the landscape that witnessed Bronze-Age burials; Iron-Age mints; Roman forts; the Knights Templar; deserted Medieval villages; castles, cathedrals and monasteries and architecture at its finest. But the festival isn’t only for history lovers! Whether you want to roam with ramblers, take your children on an adventure walk, brush up on your trees and birds on a nature trail, get snapping on a photography foray or…

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Introduction to Landscape Studies online course

31 December 2020 at 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Lincolnshire United Kingdom

We live, work and travel through landscapes - some of us in rural landscapes, some of us in urban ones. The influence of the landscape on how we live is often taken for granted and the way people have shaped the land over time is often little understood, particularly in rural landscapes. This online course provides a basic overview of how archaeologists look at and interpret landscapes to better understand their historic development. The course introduces some of the techniques…

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