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HOD 2024 – Connecting Lincolnshire and beyond – Sir Joseph Banks

September 14 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Part of the Lincolnshire HODs Festival 2024

It is well known how Sir Joseph Banks became famous due to his voyage accompanying Captain James Cook on their voyage to Australia on board the Endeavour. His later contributions in the field of botany and the collections at Kew Gardens is also well documented as is his enormous influence on the creation of Australia as a British colony. However, there is much less published material concerning his contribution to transport and industry; this talk explores that work both in Lincolnshire and beyond.

Parking is limited, however, the venue is central, and public car parking is available nearby.

Booklet number: 26d

Region: ELDC

Address: Horncastle Community Centre, Manor House Road, Horncastle, LN9 5HF

Time: Sat 14th 13.30 – 16.00 Talk starts at 14.00 (1.5hrs)

Booking required: Yes Tel: 01529 461499 email: htladmin@heritagelincolnshire.org

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September 14
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Horncastle Community Centre
Manor House Street
Horncastle, Lincolnshire LN9 5HF United Kingdom
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Heritage Lincolnshire
01529 461499
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Refreshments, Toilets
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Wheelchair Access, Partial Wheelchair Access, Disabled Parking