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Coastal Saltmaking in Lincolnshire c. 1300 BC – AD 1600

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Join Tom Lane for a two hour, digital, seminar to look at Coastal Saltmaking in Lincolnshire. HTL Members benefit from a reduced ticket price of £5. Tickets for non-members cost £7. Tickets can be bought from our shop and if this isn't the first time you've paid a bit more , why don't you become a member?

Taster Leathermaking Session

The Old King's Head, Kirton High Street, Kirton , Lincolnshire

Join us, IN PERSON, at our newly brought-back-to-life venue, The Old King's Head in Kirton. On your taster leathermaking session, you will get hands on to practice decoration including stamping and dye before making a small item such as a bookmark or luggage tag. You will make your own design and use a variety of…

The Fourth Crusade: the fall of Constantinople

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Join us in welcoming the return of Dr Nicholas Morton as he delivers the fourth, and last talk, of a series of talks on the Crusades. The conquest of Constantinople, capital of the Byzantine Empire, by the armies of the Fourth Crusade in 1204 represents a crucial turning point in history. It was a crucial moment…

The Empire cares: The Story of nurses from Africa and the west indies who served this country during World War Two

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October marks Black History Month in the UK, the celebration and acknowledgement of Black people and their contributions to British society. It is an opportunity to recognise all of the achievements of the Black community in the UK and a chance to appreciate their central role in British culture and history. Join us and Bob Massey, online, for…

Magic and Folklore of Trees

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Join us in welcoming David Rodger as we work in Partnership with the Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service to deliver a series of talks. Tickets cost £5 for members and £7 for non-members in our shop. A discounted ticket for all talks in the series is also available. If this isn’t the first time you’ve paid…

Winter Herbal Workshop

The Old King's Head, Kirton High Street, Kirton , Lincolnshire

Simple remedies for your winter medicine chest Join Fenland Health, IN PERSON, at this workshop where you will learn about traditional remedies that can easily be made at home from the lovely plants growing all around us. We will start off by discussing the history and role of Western Herbal Medicine, our native herbal plants,…

‘Make a Belt’ Leathermaking Session

The Old King's Head, Kirton High Street, Kirton , Lincolnshire

Join us, IN PERSON, at our newly brought-back-to-life venue, The Old King's Head in Kirton. You will make your own leather belt from traditionally tanned cow hide. You will learn to cut leather, use various decoration techniques including stamping and dye, fit a buckle with stitch or rivet and make a keeper. There's a choice…

Flying for the empire: The story of some of the RAF crews from Africa and the west indies who volunteered their service during World War Two

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October marks Black History Month in the UK, the celebration and acknowledgement of Black people and their contributions to British society. It is an opportunity to recognise all of the achievements of the Black community in the UK and a chance to appreciate their central role in British culture and history. Join us and Bob Massey, online, for…

Corn Dolly Workshop

The Old King's Head, Kirton High Street, Kirton , Lincolnshire

Join us, IN PERSON, for an interesting morning, learning how to make a Corn Dolly. You will be constructing a corn dolly called a Sunspray - this is a traditional Inca design which was made as a house protector. It is constructed by joining three beginner level corn dollies together making an intermediate design. Please…

Taster Leathermaking Session

The Old King's Head, Kirton High Street, Kirton , Lincolnshire

Join us, IN PERSON, at our newly brought-back-to-life venue, The Old King's Head in Kirton. On your taster leathermaking session, you will get hands on to practice decoration including stamping and dye before making a small item such as a bookmark or luggage tag. You will make your own design and use a variety of…

Leathermaking Basic Skills

The Old King's Head, Kirton High Street, Kirton , Lincolnshire

Join us, IN PERSON, at our newly brought-back-to-life venue, The Old King's Head in Kirton. Over the full day you will get hands on to learn about different types of leather, practice traditional skills and techniques of working with leather and produce your own project piece that is achievable in the course time. The project…