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HOD – Gainsborough’s Heritage Skills Festival

16 September 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Part of the Lincolnshire HODs Festival 2023

Gainsborough’s historic heart will come alive with demonstrations from traditional craftsmen and women carrying out age-old trades and bygone crafts from the past. Learn about traditional building repairs, decorative arts, green wood crafts, leather-work and much more. Demonstrations include traditional blacksmith, wood turning with a pole lathe, pottery, stained glass, sash window repair, lime mortar pointing, historic wall-paper repair and a multitude of decorative crafts. Many of our demonstrators will have hand-made items for sale and the opportunity to book a class.

Booklet Number: 13a

Region: WLDC

Address: Market Place, Gainsborough DN21 2EU

Time: Sat 16th September 09.00 – 15.00

Booking required: No

This event is open to all and accessible to all. More details and updates 0n the Gainsborough Heritage Skills Festival can be found at;

http://www.discovering gainsborough.com/heritage-skills-festival-2023/

For more events, take a look at our Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days brochure. You can order a hard copy to be sent to you, or download our digital brochure for free.


16 September 2023
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Heritage Lincolnshire
01529 461499
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Family Activities, Refreshments, Parking, Toilets, Dog Friendly, Outdoor Clothing Needed
Access information
Wheelchair Access, Disabled Parking, Disabled Toilet