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HODs – Education spanning 600 years

9 September 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until 11 September 2022

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until 18 September 2022

Part of the Lincolnshire HODs Festival 2022

Our School was built in 1484, by William of Wainfleet, known also as the founder of Magdalen College, Oxford. The scholars of yesteryear learned Latin and Greek here, and were taught in a religious setting, as William was the Bishop of Winchester. An important man, he also became Lord Chancellor to the King in later life; the highest attainable office in the state. This 538 year-old building stands today, housing a Lending Library on the ground floor, with a Museum on the first floor. Both are open for Heritage Open Days with special exhibitions on how education developed over the last 600 years.

Booklet Number: 44a

Region: Wainfleet

Address: Magdalen Community Hub, 10 St Johns Street, Wainfleet, PE24 4EN. There is an 18 step spiral staircase, leading to the first floor.

Time: Fri 9th -Sun 11th & Fri 16th – Sun 18th 10.00 – 16.00

Booking required:  No

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.


9 September 2022
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Magdalen Community Hub
The Magdalen Building, St John Street
Wainfleet, Lincolnshire PE24 4DL United Kingdom
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Refreshments, Parking, Toilets, Dog Friendly
Access information
Partial Wheelchair Access, Disabled Parking, Disabled Toilet