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Women in Medieval Lincoln

Online Lincolnshire

When people think of women in medieval Lincoln, they tend to think of Nichola de la Haye and Katherine Swynford, two of the most famous ladies associated with the castle and cathedral. In this talk, Prof. Louise Wilkinson draws on the research for her book, Women in Thirteenth-Century Lincolnshire (Woodbridge, 2007, paperback 2015), to look at…

Folklore and Custom in the East Midlands

Online Lincolnshire

Join us for this entertaining, online, talk which describes a year in the life of the East Midlands folklore calendar - from mob-football games, to Maypole dances and Mummers plays. Special attention will be given to the famous Castleton Garland Celebration, which traditionally takes place on the date of the talk. Our speaker Dave Mooney…

Anthotype Process & Printing

Online Lincolnshire

Working in partnership with The National Centre for Craft & Design, join us for this online course - an history, science and art lesson all rolled into one. Anthotype printing is a rare historic photographic process, a way of making natural and environmentally friendly prints by exploiting the photosensitive material of plants with no camera…

Potions, Lotions and Cure-alls…

Online Lincolnshire

Join us, online, as Peter Hammond, a qualified archaeologist and an experienced local and family historian, delivers this entertaining talk. We’ve all heard of Boots the Chemists. But what about some of the other chemists that also flourished a hundred years ago? This talk focuses on a selection of some of them, and we ‘sample’…

Silverpoint Drawing

Online Lincolnshire

Working in partnership with The National Centre for Craft & Design, join us for this online course. You can step into the shoes of the “Renaissance Masters” and try out the delicate 15th century technique of drawing with a metal stylus, a technique of Leonardo Da Vinci and Raphael. All materials are provided for you…

Anthotype Process & Printing

Online Lincolnshire

Working in partnership with The National Centre for Craft & Design, join us for this online course - an history, science and art lesson all rolled into one. Anthotype printing is a rare historic photographic process, a way of making natural and environmentally friendly prints by exploiting the photosensitive material of plants with no camera…

Lincolnshire’s Troublemakers – Hutchinson, Wheelwright and Sir Henry Vane

Online Lincolnshire

Heroic Tales and Dark Deeds from Lincolnshire and Beyond - a series of talks. Join Adrian Gray for the last in this series of online talks. When Anne Hutchinson and John Wheelwright from east Lincolnshire got to New England in the 1630s, major trouble broke out that has led Hutchinson at least to go down…

Lincoln in the 13th Century

Online Lincolnshire

Lincoln was by far the largest urban settlement in the county by the beginning of the thirteenth century, with a population of around 7,000 people. Famous for its wool trade and home to an impressive cloth industry.  Prospering from its location at the heart of a particularly large diocese (bishop's see), and the Taxatio ecclesiastica of Pope…

What’s up with ewe? The rise and fall of English Sheep Milk Cheese

Online Lincolnshire

A new talk series about food history with Mark Dawson - Talk 3 Many famous Continental cheeses are made with sheep milk, but England also has a long history of sheep milk cheese.  This talk traces a 1000 years of English sheep milk cheese from Anglo-Saxon times to the present day. Members of Heritage Lincolnshire benefit…

Finding Clay Tobacco Pipes.

Online Lincolnshire

Join us, online, as Peter Hammond, a qualified archaeologist and an experienced local and family historian, delivers this interesting talk. Are you a member of an allotment group, gardening group, or an archaeological society? Fragments of old clay pipes are common finds in gardens and dug-over ground, but did you know that these everyday objects…

The Origins of Everyday Sayings

Online Lincolnshire

Join us, online, as Peter Hammond, a qualified archaeologist and an experienced local and family historian, delivers this interesting talk. Are you laid out like lamb and lettuce? Is it raining cats and dogs? Have you gone to pot? Have you been saved by the bell? Find out the fascinating and sometimes surprising origins of…