Online Event: From Reaping to Reading

Join us for a virtual tour on the enigmatic history of Deepings Community Library.
The tour covers Reaping to Reading; helping you to discover the story of the Library building, the people who lived there and how it became our library.
With a virtual tour of the building, including the upper floor which is usually closed to the public.

Ted Lewis, His Art, Life and Times. Presentation and Trail

Join us for a half hour presentation followed by an accompanied Ted Lewis Town Trail (two hours). 2020 celebrates 50 years since the making of Get Carter and when Ted would have been 80.

We recommend grabbing a coffee in the Old School Canteen at the adjacent Wilderspin National School and then proceeding through the playground into the Community Room of Joseph Wright Hall for a half hour illustrated presentation followed by a two hour guided town trail illustrating significant places in Ted’s life.

Pre-booking: Required
Call: 01652 661823
Email: info@TedLewis.co.uk

Playtime

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.

Our events link with this year’s Heritage Lincolnshire theme of The Heritage of Lincolnshire’s Leisure, including an opportunity for you to get involved as one of our volunteers caring for the two historic buildings in our care. They are linked to the wider Heritage Open Days programme for Barton: www.barton-upon-humber.org.uk.

Details may change and more events added, so it’s wise to check our website when planning your visit: www.wilderspinschool.org.uk

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Village Reflections

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 and Jacobean pulpit, and don’t miss the stunning Christopher Whall and Glenn Carter stained glass windows.
This event will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival.
Social distancing will be in place. Please bring your own mask for use inside the building.
Full Wheelchair Access via a ramp.
Refreshments available
Parking on site
Dogs welcome

Lincolnshire Life Art Exhibition

An exhibition of paintings by local artists who are members of the art group run by JD Creative – including the Wilderspin Art Group.

Don’t miss your chance to see this exhibition of paintings by local artists who are members of the art group run by JD Creative – including the Wilderspin Art Group.

Our events link with this year’s Heritage Lincolnshire theme of The Heritage of Lincolnshire’s Leisure, including an opportunity for you to get involved as one of our volunteers caring for the two historic buildings in our care.

They are linked to the wider Heritage Open Days programme for Barton: www.barton-upon-humber.org.uk.

Details may change and more events added, so it’s wise to check our website when planning your visit: www.wilderspinschool.org.uk

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Online Event: The Unseen Highlights of Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days 2020

To access the event during the festival go to https://arcg.is/1rbSrG

The StoryMap will be continually updated throughout the 11th, so keep checking back for even more events.

Join us as we celebrate the heritage of the wonderful places that could not take part in Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days this year.

Ever since 1994 Heritage Lincolnshire has co-ordinated Heritage Open Days within the historic county of Lincolnshire. So far there have been well over a thousand events and hundreds of thousands of visitors. But we couldn’t do it without our volunteers, as hundreds of people each year give their time to plan events and open up special places that matter to them.

Sadly, many of our events which were due to take place this year had to be cancelled due to the impact of COVID-19. We at Heritage Lincolnshire have put together an informative photographic tour across the County, celebrating the heritage of these amazing sites.

A Walk Through Prehistory at Langton

Meet at America Farmyard, Langton by Spilsby, PE23 4PU for a 2-3 hour walk through prehistory to look at very unusually well-sited Neolithic and Bronze Age burial grounds.
Walk also takes in the Langton Sheep Walks, with wonderful easterly views from a high point in the Wolds – and was once visited by Dr Samuel Johnson, who was so taken with the view that he rolled down the hill!
Family groups welcome, however please ensure everyone’s abilities suit the walk.
Please note A country walk mostly along farm tracks. Requires outdoor clothing. Some wheelchair accessible parts.
This event comprises a walk on some rough ground through farmland and on tracks and an ascent and descent of about 180 feet.
Social Distancing will be in force during this event, and it will run in line with local & national government guidelines at the time of the festival.
No need to book just turn up on the day

Online Event: Discover Weelsby Hall

Booking Required by midday on 18th September: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/weelsby-hall-heritage-open-day-tickets-118010567785

Discover the history of Weelsby Hall, from a fishing trawler owner’s mansion house to a facility that serves the local and national needs of people with learning disabilities.

Owned by Linkage Community Trust, visit one of the grandest buildings in North East Lincolnshire not usually accessible to the public.

Weelsby Hall is vitally important to Grimsby’s heritage and particularly its fishing heritage, having been built for George Sleight in the late 1800s. Linkage Community Trust, a Lincolnshire-based charity, acquired North East Lincolnshire’s grandest building in 1982 to serve the local and national needs of people with learning disabilities.

This is a rare opportunity to explore the grounds of Weelsby Hall and the interior entrance hall. Find out about the heritage of this wonderful place through a self-guided tour and learn more about how a grant from National Lottery Heritage Fund is helping Linkage to explore how the charity can preserve the hall for future generations. Numbers are limited and booking is essential.

 

Online Event: Traditional Games and Sports

Enjoy a digital celebration of past sports activities connected with Gainsborough.

Discover our video/ power point showing Gainsborough All Saints and its links to Gainsborough Trinity football club plus a little tour of the church.

You can access the digital exhibition via https://www.facebook.com/gainsboroughchurches

 

Mediaeval Mysteries

Visit the Grade 1 listed church of St. Nicolas, set in one of the most nature friendly church yards in this area. Our mediaeval brasses will be revealed and rubbings may be possible.

Can you decipher the plethora of graffiti scattered throughout the church? A 15th century font, Great War Memorial Brass Lectern and an Easter Story Reredos are some of the other treasures to be seen. The tower may be open for tours with a chance to see the woodwork by the brother of the famous John Harrison. Join us for tea and cakes.