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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
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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Discover Lincolnshire’s landscapes: nature and culture

28 September at 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Fydell House, South Street
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6HU United Kingdom

    For thousands of years the Lincolnshire landscape has been shaped by nature and people. When archaeologists look at the landscape, they try to work out what is created by nature and what is created by people. Throughout this course we show you how archaeologists do this, so that you will be able to do the same when you are out exploring our historic county. Join Jim Snee, Project Officer for the Layers of History project, at Fydell House…

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Kirton Murder Mystery

29 September at 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Merry Monk,, 4-6 Willington Rd
Kirton, Lincolnshire PE20 1EH United Kingdom

Heritage Lincolnshire's Murder Mystery Event               Murder mystery based upon events that happened at Heritage Lincolnshire's Tudor coaching inn! You are invited to be a part of our unique exploration into the history of the Old King's Head. Tickets £20 Dinner provided whilst you are whisked away in this immersive theatre adventure! Tickets are selling out fast. You can book yours at our shop.  

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Festival of Food

7 October at 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Kirton Town Hall, 19 Station Road
Kirton, Boston, Lincolnshire PE20 1LD United Kingdom

        Come to our Festival of Food Heritage Lincolnshire invites you to have a scrumptious Saturday at our Festival of Food. Come and see what the local area has to offer, we promise that Lincolnshire is delicious. This festival is part of Heritage Lincolnshire’s campaign to save the Old King’s Head in Kirton. We have been fundraising since 2015 to carry out the many important works that need to be completed on the building to ensure its…

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Roman Lincolnshire: History and Archaeology

10 October at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3AA United Kingdom

Ever wondered what the Romans really did for us? Join Dr Ian Marshman from Heritage Lincolnshire at the purpose-built Heritage Skills Centre at Lincoln Castle to find out what life was really like in Roman Britain. Special attention will be given to life in Roman Lincolnshire, at the new colonial city of Lincoln, in small towns like Sleaford, and in the countryside where the huge task of draining the Fens was also begun.There will be interactive activities and the opportunity…

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Reveal the History of your town or village

6 February 2018 at 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
The Old School, Cameron Street
Heckington, Lincolnshire NG34 9RW United Kingdom

Join archaeologist Ian Marshman 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, and discussing the history of Lincolnshire's towns and villages and…

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Prehistoric Lincolnshire

21 February 2018 at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fydell House, South Street
Boston, Lincolnshire PE21 6HU United Kingdom

Join local archaeologist Dave Start to discover what life would have been like in the county in the earliest of times. Learn how today's familiar landscape was created through thousands of years of human activity. Hear the stories of some of the oldest objects uncovered in Lincolnshire such as the 300,000 year old hand axes found at Welton le Wold, or the remarkable Witham Shield, a masterpiece of Iron Age metalworking. This is a 2 session course running on Wednesday…

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Medieval Lincolnshire

8 March 2018 at 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
The Old School, Cameron Street
Heckington, Lincolnshire NG34 9RW United Kingdom

Join local archaeologist Dave Start to discover how to read medieval landscapes and unlock their secrets. You will learn how to identify surviving earthwork features like ridge and furrow, and the curious phenomena of deserted medieval villages. We will also study the role of castles and manor houses and how they related to the medieval landscapes that surrounded them. We will also consider farming practices (as illustrated by Lincolnshire's Luttrell Psalter), settlement patterns, and the rise of the monasteries.Throughout the…

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Conserving Historic Stonework

20 June 2018 at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3AA United Kingdom

Join Kelly Appleton, Buildings Conservation Officer at Heritage Lincolnshire to find out what causes historic stonework to decay and what we can do to prevent it. This course will provide an introduction to how and why historic stone buildings and monuments deteriorate, as well as discuss the methods that can be used to diagnose the causes of decay. You will also find out what steps can be taken to prevent or resolve stone deterioration, in order to help secure the…

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A County Divided: the English Civil war in Lincolnshire

7 July 2018 at 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
grantham museum, St Peters Hill,
Grantham, Lincolnshire NG31 6PY United Kingdom

Trapped between the Parliamentarian stronghold of the eastern counties and the Royalist armies of the north and west, Lincolnshire spent the years of 1642 to 1646 as a military frontier with conflict raging across the county on numerous occasions. This one day course will examine the progress of the war, and look at its impact on the people and landscape of the county. Join Jim Snee, project officer with the Layers of History Project, on this 2 session course which…

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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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