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Mediaeval Castles & Great Houses

  A 2 session course... 12 hours for £36, concessions available. James Wright is back with us again, following his very popular course on Historic Graffiti. Using architectural history, buildings archaeology, art history and landscape studies the purposes, status and developments of mediaeval castles are scrutinised in depth. Drawing on practical experience of fieldwork and…
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Industrial Heritage of Lincolnshire

A 4 session course...16 hours for £48, concessions available. Join Neil Wright and Chris Lester for a fascinating introduction to the industrial archaeology of Lincolnshire. Led by experts in the subject, you will gain an understanding of Lincolnshire's place in the Industrial Revolution. These interactive sessions will highlight local sites of interest that you will…
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Mediaeval Castles & Great Houses

      A 2 session course...12 hours for £48, concessions available. James Wright is back with us again, following his very popular course on Historic Graffiti. Using architectural history, buildings archaeology, art history and landscape studies the purposes, status and developments of mediaeval castles are scrutinised in depth. Drawing on practical experience of fieldwork…
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The Architectural History of Lincolnshire

      A 4 session course...16 hours for £48, concessions available. Join Liz Bates, the Trust's CEO and expert on local historic buildings, to discover the diverse architectural history of the county. This course will introduce the architectural history of Lincolnshire, from medieval manor houses and grand country houses, to the vernacular buildings found…
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Historic Graffiti

    6 hours for £18, concessions available. Free to new learners. "Look closely in the light of a torch at the walls of our historic buildings, trees, caves and rockfaces and you will see a world of graffiti left that illuminates the psychology of our ancestors. The study of historic graffiti enables us to…
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Wet felting

      A one session course...6hrs for £18, concessions available or free to new learners. Fancy learning a new skill? Join tutor, Robyn Smith, for the day learning the traditional art of wet felting, a process using soap and water to turn the wool into felt. This course is suitable for beginners. On this…
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Food through the Ages

    A 2 session course...12 hrs (10am - 4pm each day) for £36, concessions available. Join Sadie Hirst, Food Historian and Columnist, on this interesting two day course;  learn about food history and take part in some historical cookery. Over the two sessions Sadie will explore cookery books as a unique form of literature,…
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Discovering Leatherwork

    A 1 session course - 6 hours for £18, concessions available and Free to New learners. Fancy learning a new skill? Join our tutor, Laurence White, of Shedtime Handcrafted Leatherwork, who does a wide range of leatherwork including period restoration, designs and reproduction. Get hands on an explore traditional techniques for working with…
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Food History and Medieval Castles!

We are so excited to announce our two new courses. We are running two new courses here in Heckington in July. The first, Mediaeval Castles & Great Houses, will be a 12 hour course, over 2 days, initially discussing the definition of what a castle is (and isn’t!), and then looking at the architectural development…
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Making Heritage your Business

      A 2 session course...10 hours for £30, concessions available. Liz Bates, our CEO, will be running an introductory course on business planning and teach you how to make the most of your resources, assets and collections. This will be interesting for anyone involved in running a heritage group or attraction in Lincolnshire.…
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