Blog: Lifelong Learning

Rewriting the Past

A 4 session course...16 hours for £64, concessions available. (7th, 14th, 21st & 28th April 2020)     Rewriting the past Rewriting the past is a 16 hour GROW course in which Charlotte Davey and Jim Snee will show people how they use history and historical sources in creative writing, either fiction or non-fiction. In…
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Conservation Areas – History, Use and How to Assess Them

A three session course...15 hours for £60, concessions available. (6th, 13th & 20th February 2020.)   Join our Conservation Project Manager Matt Bentley at Fydell House, Boston for this 3 session course. The first conservation areas were designated in 1967 under the Civic Amenities Act, and there are now nearly 10,000 in England. Conservation Areas…
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Social Media for Businesses

A 2 session course...6 hours for £24, or free to new learners, concessions available. (28th January 2020 & 4th February 2020)   What are the benefits of using social media for business? Consider that there are now more than 3 billion people using social networks across the globe and these people are using social media…
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Victorian History and Dickens

A 1 session course...6 hours for £24, or free to new learners, concessions available (5th December 2019).   Victorian History and Dickens Join our tutor Roshni Khunti here in Heckington (10am - 4pm) and immerse yourself in the Victorian era; discover how our modern rites and rituals originated from this rapid age of progress over…
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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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New courses announced!

  We are very excited to announce our NEW timetable of GROW courses for this academic year! These Lifelong Learning courses involve a varied mix of learning styles and all are on interesting topics, delivered by knowledgeable tutors. You might fancy a go at learning about, and making something from, leather in a 12 hour…
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Roman Britain: History & Archaeology

A two session course FREE to new learners beginning at 5:30-8:30 on Thursday 8th June and continued the following week on Thursday 15th June at Fydell House, South Street, Boston, PE21 6HU. Ever wondered what the Romans really did for us? Join Dr Ian Marshman from Heritage Lincolnshire in the historic surroundings of Fydell House to find out…
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Understanding the Significance of Historic Buildings

A one session course FREE to new learners 9:30-4:30 on Monday 15th May at the Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA. More information to follow. Tea, coffee & cake provided. Booking is essential. For an enrolment form please email htladmin@heritagelincolnshire.org or telephone 01529 461499. This lifelong learning course is part of the Grow programme organised by the Lincolnshire…
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