Blog: lincolnshire

A County Divided: the English Civil war in Lincolnshire

Trapped between the Parliamentarian stronghold of the eastern counties and the Royalist armies of the north and west, Lincolnshire spent the years of 1642 to 1646 as a military frontier with conflict raging across the county on numerous occasions. This 2 session course will examine the progress of the war, and look at its impact…
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Medieval Lincolnshire

Join local archaeologist Dave Start to discover how to read medieval landscapes and unlock their secrets. You will learn how to identify surviving earthwork features like ridge and furrow, and the curious phenomena of deserted medieval villages. We will also study the role of castles and manor houses and how they related to the medieval…
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Prehistoric Lincolnshire

Join local archaeologist Dave Start to discover what life would have been like in the county in the earliest of times. Learn how today's familiar landscape was created through thousands of years of human activity. Hear the stories of some of the oldest objects uncovered in Lincolnshire such as the 300,000 year old hand axes…
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Do Something New, Grantham

Volunteer with us and make your 2018 memorable! What will your year bring? Heritage Lincolnshire volunteering opportunities will make this year excellent! Our first Do Something New Event is on its way! Come see us at Grantham Museum to meet volunteers and hear about how you can get involved! 2017 was a fantastic year for…
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The Architectural History of Lincolnshire

      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 in many of county's villages and market towns. We…
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Archaeology of the Lincolnshire Wolds

      Join local archaeologist Dave Start to discover the archaeology of the Lincolnshire Wolds. From the earliest occupation in prehistory, through Roman roads and medieval abbeys and deserted medieval villages. On this course you will find out about historic sites on your doorstep and important archaeological discoveries that have shaped our understanding of…
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Do Something New with Heritage Lincolnshire

Do Something New Grantham Museum October 19th 9.30am -12.30pm Come and explore what Heritage Lincolnshire is doing in your community and how you can get involved!   Find out about its projects and sample the wide range of activities that volunteers for the Trust are currently involved in.  There will be no high pressure selling,…
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Roman Lincolnshire: History and Archaeology

Ever wondered what the Romans really did for us? Join Dr Ian Marshman from Heritage Lincolnshire at the purpose-built Heritage Skills Centre at Lincoln Castle to find out what life was really like in Roman Britain. Special attention will be given to life in Roman Lincolnshire, at the new colonial city of Lincoln, in small…
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Discover Lincolnshire’s landscapes: nature and culture

    For thousands of years the Lincolnshire landscape has been shaped by nature and people. When archaeologists look at the landscape, they try to work out what is created by nature and what is created by people. Throughout this course we show you how archaeologists do this, so that you will be able to…
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