Blog: Lifelong Learning

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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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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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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Fault Finding: Basic Condition & Maintenance Surveys for Historic Buildings

A one session course FREE to new learners from 10:00am-4:00pm on Thursday 27th April at the Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA. Join Kathryn Banfield, Manager of the Heritage Skills Centre and Kelly Appleton, Buildings Conservation Officer at Heritage Lincolnshire to learn how to uncover common faults in historic buildings. This short course is designed…
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Creative Tapestry Weaving

A one session course from 9:30-4:30 pm on Wednesday 12th April at the Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA. More information to follow. Materials and equipment will be provided. Tea, coffee & cake provided. This course is free to new learners. Booking is essential. For an enrolment form please email htladmin@heritagelincolnshire.org or telephone 01529 461499.…
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Discover Spinning & Dyeing Wool

A three session course from 2:00-5:30pm on Friday 10, 17 & 24 February at the Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA. Come and learn how to dye and spin your own wool. These are two of our oldest crafts and remain very relevant today as a satisfying way to create individual and special…
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