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Online Event – The Grandest House in Town

Fydell House South Street, Boston

Logon to our amazing video tour, and discover the history of this beautiful Georgian townhouse and formal garden, following its path through time. Fydell House is an early 18th century […]

Online Walk Guide: Life and Leisure in By-gone Caistor

Caistor Market Place Market Place, Caistor

Enjoy a self-guided walk showing there is more than meets the eye in Caistor. More than twenty inns, three market places, churches and chapels, a racecourse and a holiday camp […]

Online Event: The Changing Face of Horncastle – Virtual Tour

Horncastle Market Place Market Place, Horncastle

To celebrate 50 years since Horncastle became a Conservation Area, take this virtual tour and discover how the historic town has changed. Explore from home using photos from Horncastle History […]

Online Event: Plays and Players

Lincoln Christ's Hospital School Wragby Road, Lincoln

Lincoln Christ's Hospital School would like to invite you to discover our fine tradition of productions. The archivists are preparing articles, photos and programmes from performances since 1950. And also […]

Pursuits and Pastimes – The Heritage of Lincolnshire’s Leisure in Pictures

SLHA Headquarters Jews’ Court, 2-3 Steep Hill, Lincoln

See our fascinating on-line exhibition of historical images showing ‘Lincolnshire at Leisure’ The exhibition includes photos, articles and the histories of hobbies, holidays, festivals, days out, sporting activities, shows, entertainments […]

Online Event: Walking Around Sincil Bank

Sincil Bank Lincolnshire

Discover the history of Sincil Bank, as you explore its heritage highlights with this self-guided tour. From a medieval ribbon street and a long ditch to a dense Victorian city […]

Online Event: Sports and Hobbies Around Louth

Louth Museum 4 Broadbank, Louth

Instead of being able to guide you round Louth Museum this year, we invite you to take our recently created virtual tour, just in time for Heritage Open Days. Just […]

Online Event: Dogdyke Steam Drainage Station

Dogdyke Steam Drainage Station Tattershall

Join us online to see videos recorded for Heritage Open Days, showing some of our historic machinery in action. Videos will show the 1856 Beam engine in steam, driving the […]

Online Event: Stamford Endowed Schools Chapel Virtual Tour

Stamford Endowed Schools Lincolnshire

Enjoy a virtual tour around Stamford Endowed School’s historic Chapel. Explore 800 Years of St Paul’s Stamford, spanning history between 1220 – 2020. Access via:

Online Event: King Henry’s Town House

St Mary's Guildhall 385 High Street, Lincoln

Explore St Mary’s Guildhall, which may be one of the only surviving King Henry II’s town houses. Discover information on the building/courtyard and the ‘Fosse Way’ Roman Road under a […]

Online Event – Pubs and Past Times in Historic Boston

Use our virtual tool to explore the fascinating history of Boston's public houses, and see the ones that are still there and discover the ones that have sadly gone. Join […]


Medieval Market

St. Mary le Wigford Church St Mary's Street, Lincoln

To help highlight one of the hidden gems in the beautiful and evocative city of Lincoln The Travelling Historical Market will return with a selection of artisan and unique traders. […]

Village Reflections

St Denis' Parish Church Church Lane, Silk Willoughby

Join us for this special photographic display of the village, reflecting on times gone by. You can also explore this 14th century church with its Norman font, Mediaeval poppy heads […]

Online Event – Exploring Grantham’s Hidden Graveyard

Old Burial Ground Manthorpe Road, Grantham

Don't miss this opportunity to digitally explore the history of Grantham's former graveyard, in use from 1812-57, and set in a wildlife haven blooming with cyclamen flowers and containing the […]

A Celebration of Heritage Pastimes

Raithby Chapel Raithby by Spilsby

Come and celebrate heritage pastimes with us in this unique Methodist Chapel on Friday 11th and Saturday 12th September. The chapel was built in 1779 over the stables of Raithby […]

Hobbies and Pastimes

Baldocks Mill South Street, Bourne

Explore our old Watermill with working wheel and three floors of exhibitions. Our special exhibitions explore Raymond Mays Motor Racing and BRM Cups, Charles Worth, old Bourne businesses, waterworks and […]

The Glory of Grantham – St Wulfram’s Church & the Trigge Library

St Wulfram's Parish Church Church Street, Grantham

This amazing Grade 1 church with soaring spire contains a C16th chained library of rare books. Admire recently-conserved Georgian funerary monuments, and view the amazing architecture of this focal point […]

Civic Trust Pop-Up Exhibition on Sleaford Castle

Sleaford Museum 81 Southgate, Sleaford

Come and see our informative pop-up exhibition on Sleaford Castle. Sleaford Museum has partnered with the Sleaford and District Civic Trust to host their fascinating pop-up exhibition, bringing the little-known […]

Online Event: Celebrating the Heritage of Christ Church

Christchurch Finkin Street, Grantham

Join us for a digital presentation of the history and beauty of this acoustically renowned church. Christ Church is a listed building dating back to 1842, and was where Margaret […]


Play was at the heart of Samuel Wilderspin’s schools, so this is the perfect place to explore children’s play in the classroom, schoolyard and beyond as children’s leisure time increased. […]

Art in the Playground

Wilderspin National School Museum Queen Street, Barton upon Humber

Artists from the Wilderspin Art Group display their works in progress outside in the Wilderspin School Playground and are available to discuss their paintings. Part of the former Methodist Chapel […]

Walking in the Footsteps of the Pilgrim Fathers

Immingham Civic Centre Immingham Civic Hub, Pelham Road, Immingham

Join us for the unique opportunity to discover Immingham's history, its connections to the Pilgrim Fathers and how it shaped the community. You can also come and view our extensive […]

Open Day at Spalding Cemetery

Spalding Cemetery 96 Pinchbeck Rd, Spalding

Come and have a look at Spalding Cemetery. There will be volunteers on hand to help as you discover the heritage gems within the grounds. The Chapel and Mausoleum will […]

The Get Carter Experience

The Ted Lewis Centre Ferriby Road, Barton-Upon-Humber

The Ted Lewis Centre ® contains a comprehensive exhibition of the art, life and times of the Barton author of Get Carter. He was also known for his work as […]

Open Weekend at St. Mary & St. Nicholas Church

St Mary & St Nicholas Church, Wrangle Church End, Wrangle

Find out about the history of our Church with its superb stained glass windows and fine Compton organ. St Mary and St Nicolas has been at the heart of Spalding […]

Heritage Volunteering


Getting involved with caring for our precious built heritage is a hugely rewarding pastime, that our volunteers would love to talk to you about. Join us for a short presentation […]

Holbeach, Past Leisure Pursuits and Pastimes

Holbeach Cemetery Chapels Park Road, Holbeach

Explore Holbeach Lives through an exhibition about leisure and pastimes in the iconic Victorian chapels. A guided cemetery trail with fascinating anecdotes about those buried there will highlight the harshness […]

History of Peat Extraction Machinery and Transport

The Old Peatworks Dole Road, Crowle

Discover Crowle Peatland Railway and explore the history of peat extraction on Crowle Thorn and Hatfield Moor. Plenty of photographic opportunities. Cab rides may be available, booking required on the […]

Canal@250 Riverhead Festival

Navigation Warehouse, Louth Riverhead Road,, Louth

To celebrate Louth Navigation’s 250th anniversary, Louth Navigation Trust is having a Riverhead Festival in Louth. Events will include water-based activities, music, art, poetry and heritage walk and talks, water-based […]

Family Games Day at Navigation House

Navigation House Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford

Spend some time with the family at Navigation House during Heritage Open Days. Come along and have a go at some family favourites. Enter our prize draw and you may […]

Leisure and Sport at RAF College Cranwell

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre Heath Farm, North Rauceby

Sports and Leisure have played an enormous part in cadet life at RAF College Cranwell. Come and learn more in our special Heritage Open Days exhibition, as we discover this […]

Victorian Day at Cogglesford Watermill

Cogglesford Watermill East Road, Sleaford

Come along to this historic watermill and try out some Victorian entertainment. Dress up, play and maybe do some bird watching on the Slea too. Children's activities available during the […]

Mediaeval Jewish Heritage in Lincoln

Lincoln Visitor Information Centre 9 Castle Hill, Lincoln

Join us for a fascinating tour of Uphill Lincoln's Jewish Quarter. Learn about the Jewish influence on medieval Lincoln and how their lives differed from the general population in the […]