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Layers of History Residential Weekend – August 31st – September 2nd 2018

31 August at 4:00 pm to 2 September at 4:00 pm
Brook House Barn, Scamblesby, Watery Lane
Scamblesby, Lincolnshire LN11 9XL United Kingdom
£150

Our Layers of History residential course is aimed at young people between the ages of 18 and 24. Staying at Brook House Barn in Scamblesby, and working on the lost medieval village of South Ormsby, the weekend will provide participants with cutting edge digital archaeology skills that will allow them to unlock the secrets of the historic landscape. Following an introductory session on Friday the 31st of August, guests will stay overnight at the Brook House Barn, ready for a…

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South Lincolnshire Walking Festival

29 September to 28 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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Decoding Church Architecture

2 November at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Edward King House, Minster Yard
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN2 1PU United Kingdom

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

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Making Heritage your Business

6 November at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Old School, Cameron Street
Heckington, Lincolnshire NG34 9RW United Kingdom

      A 2 session course: Liz Bates, our CEO, will be running an introductory course on business planning and teach you how to make the most of your resources, assets and collections. This will be interesting for anyone involved in running a heritage group or attraction in Lincolnshire. To be eligible to take part, you'll need to be able to join us on both sessions of this 2 session course, which will take place on 6th & 13th…

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How to care for your Historic Home

12 February 2019 at 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
Conoco Rooms, Louth Library
Louth, LN11 OLY
Mill Hill Cottage after renovation

      Do you live in, or look after an historic property? Then this course is for you! On this day-long introduction you will gain an understanding of how traditional buildings function and the designations that effect work carried out on and in them. You will learn about common problems with historic buildings, how you can do your best to prevent these and what to do when issues arise. The course is taught by Kathryn Moore from Heritage Lincolnshire,…

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Promoting Heritage in a Digital World

5 March 2019 at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
The Old School, Cameron Street
Heckington, Lincolnshire NG34 9RW United Kingdom

      A 2 session course: Join Beverley Gormley, our Layers of History Senior project officer, to discover effective ways of promoting heritage in a digital world. During this two-session course we will cover social media, websites, time-saving and labour-reducing apps and software, how to write for the web and more. To be eligible to take part, you'll need to be able to join us on both sessions of this 2 session course, which will take place on 5th…

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The Architectural History of Lincolnshire

7 March 2019 at 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Grantham museum, St Peters Hill,
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6PY United Kingdom

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

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Reveal the History of your Town or Village

16 May 2019 at 9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Conoco Rooms, Louth Library
Louth, LN11 OLY

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

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Making Heritage your Business

4 June 2019 at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Old School, Cameron Street
Heckington, Lincolnshire NG34 9RW United Kingdom

      A 2 session course: Liz Bates, our CEO, will be running an introductory course on business planning and teach you how to make the most of your resources, assets and collections. This will be interesting for anyone involved in running a heritage group or attraction in Lincolnshire. To be eligible to take part, you'll need to be able to join us on both sessions of this 2 session course, which will take place on 4th & 11th…

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