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Nalbinding for Beginners

Online Lincolnshire

Join us for this online course where you can discover the ancient needle craft of Nalbinding. All materials are provided for you to join in with your tutor. A fun and interesting learning experience! Tickets cost £40 for members and £45 for non-members in our shop. If this isn't the first time you've paid a…

The ‘Black Prince’ of Scunthorpe

Online Lincolnshire

Heroic Tales and Dark Deeds from Lincolnshire and Beyond - a series of talks. Join Adrian Gray for the second in this series of online talks. The extraordinary story of ‘Salim Wilson’, born a Sudanese prince, rescued from slavery by the British and brought up in England to be a preacher. Quite probably the first…

Spring Tonics

Online Lincolnshire

Join us and Fenland Natural Health, online, for a look at herbal medicine and an introduction to the herbs that grow around us and which we can use as medicines. This promises to be a fascinating talk. This digital talk takes place on Saturday 24th April at 10.30 am. The talk will last 45 minutes…

Wet Felting

Online Lincolnshire

Join Heritage Lincolnshire and the National Centre for Craft and Design for a craft course on perhaps the earliest method of fabric construction. During the session we will look at examples of felted objects from a range of cultures and then make a piece of our own. All materials are provided for you to join…

To Everything a Season? Seasonal food in Tudor England

Online Lincolnshire

A new talk series about food history with Mark Dawson - Talk 1 These days we are encouraged to eat in tune with the seasons and there is a belief that we once did so, but how true is that? Using archival evidence from 500 years ago the theory and practice of seasonal eating in…

In the Service of the Emperor: The Life and Experiences of the Napoleonic Soldier

Online Lincolnshire

In this online talk, Napoleonic re-enactor Edward Hammond will offer insights into the realities of military life for the ordinary fusilier in Napoleon’s renowned ‘Grande Armée’, the most professional military force of its day. As traditional historical narratives have given rise to an often unbalanced focus on the ‘great men’ of history, the demanding responsibilities…

Patchwork Pincushion

Online Lincolnshire

Join Heritage Lincolnshire and the National Centre for Craft and Design for a craft course learning and making your own English Pieced Paper Patchwork - Pincushion Discover the basics of this centuries-old technique for making your own personalised and decorative fabric from scraps. No sewing machine required. All materials are provided for you to join in with…

The top 10 scandals of Sherwood Forest.

Online Lincolnshire

Heroic Tales and Dark Deeds from Lincolnshire and Beyond - a series of talks. Join Adrian Gray for the third in this series of online talks. This is an unconventional approach to telling the story of Sherwood and the Dukeries. Rather than following it chronologically, we examine the tale through ten scandals – money, sex…

Exploring the life of the Sultan Saladin

Online Lincolnshire

Join us for this talk by Dr Nicholas Morton. Tickets cost £6 for members and £8 for non-members and can be bought in our shop. Membership, so you can benefit from discounted ticket prices and lots of other perks, can be signed up to here.  

Nalbinding for Beginners

Online Lincolnshire

Join us for this online course where you can discover the ancient needle craft of Nalbinding. All materials are provided for you to join in with your tutor. A fun and interesting learning experience! Tickets cost £40 for members and £45 for non-members in our shop. If this isn't the first time you've paid a…

Middens and Muck!

Online Lincolnshire

Join us, online, as Peter Hammond, a qualified archaeologist and an experienced local and family historian, delivers this entertaining talk. How did our forebears cope before the days of flush toilets and dustbins? Discover the intriguing story of sanitation in Victorian times and revel in the contents of the tub closets and midden privies. A…

Food and drink in middling households in the 16th and 17th centuries

Lincolnshire

A new talk series about food history with Mark Dawson - Talk 2 The 16th and 17th centuries were a time of major changes: social and economic as well as political and religious. The lives of the rich and powerful are often front of stage in the history of these centuries, but what about those…