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Events Diary

Events in 2015
 Nettleton Archives Day  Sat, Jan 10, 2015
 Introduction to Saxon and Medieval Pottery  Fri, Jan 23, 2015 – Fri, Jan 30, 2015
 Lincolnshire Archives – Church History  Mon, Feb 09, 2015
 Lincolnshire Archives – Local History  Mon, Mar 09, 2015
Events in 2014
 Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days 2014  Thu, Sep 11, 2014 – Sun, Sep 14, 2014
 Benington Bat Walk  Fri, Sep 12, 2014
 Watercolour Workshop   Sat, Sep 13, 2014
 Benington Memories  Sat, Sep 13, 2014 – Sun, Sep 14, 2014
 Fulbeck Manor - 400 years of portraits  Sat, Sep 20, 2014
 Lincolnshire's 20th Century Military Legacy - COURSE HAS BEEN RE-ARRANGED  Wed, Sep 24, 2014 – Wed, Oct 01, 2014
 Setting up a local fieldwalking or archaeology project  Thu, Oct 02, 2014 – Thu, Oct 09, 2014
 Harvest Supper  Sat, Oct 11, 2014
 Introduction to becoming a Heritage Steward  Sat, Oct 11, 2014
 Lincolnshire Customs and Folklore (part of Wolds Words)  Tue, Oct 14, 2014
 Recording Memories - Oral history training (part of Wolds Words)  Wed, Oct 15, 2014
 Lincolnshire's 20th Century Military Legacy  Thu, Oct 16, 2014 – Thu, Oct 23, 2014
 Researching Lincolnshire's Medieval Graffiti (part of Wolds Words)  Fri, Oct 17, 2014
 Introduction to becoming a Heritage Steward  Sat, Oct 18, 2014
 Lincolnshire Archives - Family History Session  Mon, Oct 20, 2014
 Lincolnshire Archives - Family History Session  Mon, Oct 20, 2014
 Free Halloween Half Term event. Temple Bruer Tower: Secrets of the Symbols  Fri, Oct 31, 2014
 Lincolnshire Archives – First World War  Wed, Nov 05, 2014
 The Past Online:digital resources for local archaeology research  Thu, Nov 13, 2014
 Introduction to researching the history of your village  Thu, Nov 20, 2014 – Thu, Nov 27, 2014
 The Past Online: digital resources for local archaeology research  Wed, Dec 03, 2014

Details of events in 2015 ....

Saturday, January 10, 2015
Nettleton Archives Day
10am - 2pm

Bring along your items relating to the mining industry in Nettleton and the surrounding areas.  This will be a drop-in session, held at Nettleton Village Hall, with displays to look at and an ironstone walk leaving from the hall at 12noon


Friday, January 23, 2015 – Friday, January 30, 2015
Introduction to Saxon and Medieval Pottery
1pm - 4pm

Led by archaeological pottery specialist Alex Beeby, this two week course, being held in Franklin Hall, Spilsby, will look at how, when and where pottery was used and produced in this region, from the Early Saxon period to the age of the Tudors.  Booking is essential.  Please call Heritage Lincolnshire on 01529 461499 or email htladmin@lincsheritage.org to reserve your place.  Free to new learners.

This programme of lifelong learning is run by Lincolnshire County Council.  We aim to attract new learners and courses are open to all aged 19 or above on August 31st 2014.



Monday, February 09, 2015
Lincolnshire Archives – Church History
10am – 12noon

This session hopes to identify different types of church records, while providing you the resources and guides to find more about your local churches. Spaces are limited so to book a place please call the Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service on 01507 609740.
Monday, March 09, 2015
Lincolnshire Archives – Local History
10am – 12noon

The Lincolnshire Archives holds a good collection of published books and articles on individual villages. They can also provide a wealth of material such as maps, parish records, school records, quarter sessions and census returns, which are valuable in conducting your own local history. Spaces are limited so to book a place please call the Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service on 01507 609740.

Details of events in 2014 ....

Thursday, September 11, 2014 – Sunday, September 14, 2014
Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days 2014
Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days 2014
 
Open days run between Thursday September 11th - Sunday September 14th.  The theme for this year is 'Lincolnshire in the 1st World War'.
Friday, September 12, 2014
Benington Bat Walk
7pm - 9pm

 

Benington Bat Walk

All Saints Church, Benington, nr BostonDid you know that All Saints Church has a resident Bat colony? Join us for this family friendly walk to look for the bats and listen to their calls on special detectors, hosted by Ian Nixon of the Lincolnshire Bat Group. Free event. Please note booking is required as places are limited, call 01529 461499 or email beonna@outlook.com to reserve your place.


Saturday, September 13, 2014
Watercolour Workshop
10am - 3.30pm
Artists of all abilities are invited to come and enjoy a day with watercolour at Sutterby Church on Saturday September 13 from 10am - 3.30pm. Booking is essential as there are limited spaces.

Please call Denise Wheatley on 01790 754079 or email gandd@zencudo.co.uk to book your place.

An art tutor will demonstrate an introduction to a limited palette during the morning followed by a practical session. Basic equipment will be provided but attendees are welcome to bring their own materials. Attendees will need to bring a folding chair and a picnic lunch.

Saturday, September 13, 2014 – Sunday, September 14, 2014
Benington Memories
11am - 3pm

     

All Saints Church, Benington, nr Boston

Benington All Saints will be opening its doors for the Heritage Open Days Weekend. Come and join us for an exhibition about village life 1914-18 including service records, letters, photos and parish records. Take a tour of this beautiful medieval church and see the latest plans for its regeneration as a community and events centre. There will also be activities for children and refreshments will be available. The church bells will be rung on each day to open and close the event.


Saturday, September 20, 2014
Fulbeck Manor - 400 years of portraits
10.30am and 2pm
Take a tour of this 16th Century Manor House and view its interesting collection of 400 years of portraits of the Fane family.
 
Fulbeck Manor, Grantham, NG34 3JN.
 
On site parking, refreshments, partial disabled access and toilet facilities.
 
Bookings in advance please - contact Heritage Lincolnshire (01529 461499) or htladmin@lincsheritage.org
 
 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 – Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Lincolnshire's 20th Century Military Legacy - COURSE HAS BEEN RE-ARRANGED
1.30pm - 4.30pm


Please see new listing later in October. Sign up for this two session course starting  at the Old School, Cameron Street, Heckington, NG34 9RW.

This course provides an introduction to the fascinating twentieth century legacy left by the military in Lincolnshire.

In 1914-18 and 1939-45, the world went to war. Lincolnshire is famous as the birthplace of the tank during World War I and as 'Bomber County' for its role in the Second World War. This course will look how the two world wars came to Lincolnshire and how the county responded to them.

Join Heritage Lincolnshire's Gary Taylor to discover what survives today from one of the most important periods in the county's history.

Booking is essential.  For an enrolment form please email htladmin@lincsheritage.org or telephone 01529 461499. 
 
This programme of lifelong learning is run by Lincolnshire County Council.  We aim to attract new learners and courses are open to all aged 19 or above on 31st August 2014.

Thursday, October 02, 2014 – Thursday, October 09, 2014
Setting up a local fieldwalking or archaeology project
1.30pm - 4.30pm

This course provides an introduction on how to start a project to research the archaeology of your local area.  Join us for two sessions here at the Old School, Cameron Street, Heckington, NG34 9RW.

You will look at what techniques can be used to get your project underway and how to take your research from the archives into the field. You will cover how to find clues in old maps and aerial photographs, as well as where to find information about your area in the Historic Environment Record. There will also be an introduction to practical techniques such as fieldwalking, geophysics, and test pitting.

Join local archaeologist Dave Start to find out how you can help to uncover the archaeology of our county.

FREE to new learners. Booking is essential. For an enrolment form please contact us on htladmin@lincsheritage.org or 01529 461499.  FREE to new learners.

This programme of lifelong learning is run by Lincolnshire County Council.  We aim to attract new learners and courses are open to all aged 19 or above on August 31st 2014.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Harvest Supper
7pm (for 7.30pm star

Benington Village Hall, Davids Lane, Benington, PE22 0BZ

Chine and Ham Supper with a selection of homemade desserts, a raffle and quiz. Bring your own drink and glasses. Tickets: £7 Adults, £4 Children available from Alex: 07949521366 or Bell’s Nursery Outlet. All Proceeds to Benington Church.

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Introduction to becoming a Heritage Steward
10.30am - 3.30pm


The Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire has extended the successful 'Lincolnshire Heritage at Risk' project into North East Lincolnshire.  This one day event, to be held at Old Clee Church Hall (Church Lane, Grimsby, DN32 8NB), will teach you the skills required to become a volunteer Heritage Steward for the project.

We aim to offer an enjoyable day discovering the rich heritage of the area; a practical session will give you the opportunity to have a go at surveying some historic buildings in the village.  Lunch is provided.

There is no obligation to sign up as a volunteer but we welcome all who wish to do so.

All events organised through this project are free to attend.  Open to all, no experience is necessary; those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL as there are limited places.  To book contact heritage-at-risk@lincsheritage.org or ring 01529 461499.  www.lincshar.org

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Lincolnshire Customs and Folklore (part of Wolds Words)
7pm – 9pm


To be held in Binbrook Village (Queen's) Hall, Kirmond Road, LN8 6DS
 
The Customs and Folklore of the poorer classes in Lincolnshire offer a rare insight into their otherwise unrecorded lives.
 
How far do these customs stretch back in time? How did they start? What do they mean? This powerpoint presentation by Tom Lane looks at just some of the Lincolnshire customs and includes live music from the celebrated Nigel Creasey & Teri Clarke.
Free to attend, booking not required
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Recording Memories - Oral history training (part of Wolds Words)
10am - 4pm

To be held in Franklin Hall, Spilsby, PE23 5LA

 

Join Colin Hyde of the East Midlands Oral History Archive for a one day Oral History training session. Learn everything you need to know about running an oral history project. Booking essential as spaces are limited. Contact Denise Wheatley, Spirit of Sutterby on 01790 754 079 or email spiritofsutterby@gmail.com.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 – Thursday, October 23, 2014
Lincolnshire's 20th Century Military Legacy
9.30am - 12.30pm

Sign up for this two session course starting  at the Old School, Cameron Street, Heckington, NG34 9RW.

This course provides an introduction to the fascinating twentieth century legacy left by the military in Lincolnshire.

In 1914-18 and 1939-45, the world went to war. Lincolnshire is famous as the birthplace of the tank during World War I and as 'Bomber County' for its role in the Second World War. This course will look how the two world wars came to Lincolnshire and how the county responded to them.

Join Heritage Lincolnshire's Gary Taylor to discover what survives today from one of the most important periods in the county's history.

Booking is essential.  For an enrolment form please email htladmin@lincsheritage.org or telephone 01529 461499. 
 
This programme of lifelong learning is run by Lincolnshire County Council.  We aim to attract new learners and courses are open to all aged 19 or above on 31st August 2014.

Friday, October 17, 2014
Researching Lincolnshire's Medieval Graffiti (part of Wolds Words)
10am and 2pm


Join us at either
10am – 12.30noon: Utterby Church, Church Lane, LN11 0TH or

2pm – 4.30pm: St James' Church House, 6 Upgate, Louth, LN11 9ET
 
for a tutorial session to learn the techniques of surveying church graffiti. Booking is essential through the Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service on 01507 609740. You will need a digital camera and an LED torch for a practical session.

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Introduction to becoming a Heritage Steward
10.30am - 3.30pm

The Heritage Trust of Lincolnshire has extended the successful 'Lincolnshire Heritage at Risk' project into North Lincolnshire.  This one day event, to be held at Crowle Library and Community Hub, (52-54 High Street, Crowle, DN17 4LB), will teach you the skills required to become a volunteer Heritage Steward for the project.

We aim to offer an enjoyable day discovering the rich heritage of the area; a practical session will give you the opportunity to have a go at surveying some historic buildings in the village.  Lunch is provided.

There is no obligation to sign up as a volunteer but we welcome all who wish to do so.

All events organised through this project are free to attend.  Open to all, no experience is necessary; those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL as there are limited places.  To book contact heritage-at-risk@lincsheritage.org or ring 01529 461499.  www.lincshar.org

Monday, October 20, 2014
Lincolnshire Archives - Family History Session
10am - 12noon

A session to provide you with various guides on records and resources, which will allow you to start researching your own family history. Spaces are limited so to book a place please call the Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service on 01507 609740.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Lincolnshire Archives - Family History Session
10am – 12noon

A session to provide you with various guides on records and resources, which will allow you to start researching your own family history. Spaces are limited so to book a place please call the Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service on 01507 609740.
Friday, October 31, 2014
Free Halloween Half Term event. Temple Bruer Tower: Secrets of the Symbols
11am - 4pm
Calling all budding knights and their grown-up squires! We're inviting you to join us in a spoooooky tower from 11am - 4pm on Friday 31st October - Halloween.

Explore, discover the Secrets of the Symbols and dive into some medieval-themed crafts while Temple Bruer Knights Templar tower holds you under its spell.

Take part in the Templar trail for a sweet reward, design your own mason's mark and create a Knight Templar or take a tour of the tower if you dare.

Don't have 'knight'mares!

Temple Bruer Knights Templar Preceptory Tower, Temple Farm, Temple Road LN5 0DG



Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Lincolnshire Archives – First World War
10am – 12noon

To mark the centenary of the start of the First World War, Down Your Wold is working with the Lincolnshire Archives to hold a session on its records relating to the War and the Lincolnshire Regiment. The session will provide a selection of sources relating to life in Lincolnshire 1914-1918. The Archives holds records relating to casualties, civil defence, letters from the front, prisoners of war, propaganda, recruitment and soldiers rolls.
 
Spaces are limited so to book a place please call the Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service on 01507 609740
Thursday, November 13, 2014
The Past Online:digital resources for local archaeology research
9.30am - 12.30pm


A one session course to be held here at The Old School, Heckington, NG34 9RA.

Join Heritage Lincolnshire’s Ian Marshman to see how the internet can help you explore the archaeology that's on your doorstep.

This course provides an introduction to the wealth of free online resources that can be used to research the archaeology and history of your local area.

If you’re interested in the past but unsure about computers then this is the course for you!

We will look at where to find information about the archaeological sites in your area, what excavations have occurred there in the past, and how you can find out more about them. We will demonstrate how to find out what artefacts have been found locally, and whether they are held in local or national museum collections. We will also consider historic buildings, including how to learn more about their construction, what levels of protection they have, and their current state of preservation. The course will also help you find out more about the historical resources that are available freely online, making your research easier and reducing the number of trips needed to libraries and archives.

The course will be interactive and assistance will be provided to help you get to grips with the resources discussed. If you have a laptop or tablet computer then please bring it along as there will only be a limited number available on the day. The Old School has free WiFi for the benefit of attendees.

Free to new learners. Booking is essential.  For an enrolment form please contact htladmin@lincsheritage.org or telephone on 01529 461499.

This programme of lifelong learning is run by Lincolnshire County Council.  We aim to attract new learners and courses are open to all aged 19 or above on 31st August 2014.


Thursday, November 20, 2014 – Thursday, November 27, 2014
Introduction to researching the history of your village
9.30am - 12.30pm

Join Liz Bates, here at The Old School, Heckington, for an introduction to methods of research into the history of a rural Lincolnshire village. The course will give you hints and tips about documentary resources available for your research and it will explain how a village survey can offer clues to its rich
history. Case studies on Lincolnshire villages will be used for a fascinating introduction to the
character of the area.

Booking is essential.  For an enrolment form please email htladmin@lincsheritage.org or telephone 01529 461499.  This course is FREE to new learners.
 
This programme of lifelong learning is run by Lincolnshire County Council.  We aim to attract new learners and courses are open to all aged 19 or above on 31st August 2014.


Wednesday, December 03, 2014
The Past Online: digital resources for local archaeology research
1.30pm - 4.30pm

A one session course at Nettleton Village Hall, Moortown Road, Nettleton, LN7 6AA.

Join Heritage Lincolnshire’s Ian Marshman to see how the internet can help you explore the archaeology that's on your doorstep.

This course provides an introduction to the wealth of free online resources that can be used to research the archaeology and history of your local area.

If you’re interested in the past but unsure about computers then this is the course for you!

We will look at where to find information about the archaeological sites in your area, what excavations have occurred there in the past, and how you can find out more about them. We will demonstrate how to find out what artefacts have been found locally, and whether they are held in local or national museum collections. We will also consider historic buildings, including how to learn more about their construction, what levels of protection they have, and their current state of preservation. The course will also help you find out more about the historical resources that are available freely online, making your research easier and reducing the number of trips needed to libraries and archives.

The course will be interactive and assistance will be provided to help you get to grips with the resources discussed. If you have a laptop or tablet computer then please bring it along as there will only be a limited number available on the day. The village hall has free WiFi for the benefit of attendees.

Free to new learners. Booking is essential. This course is a repeat of the course that was held in Heckington in November. For an enrolment form please contact htladmin@lincsheritage.org or telephone on 01529 461499.
 
This programme of lifelong learning is run by Lincolnshire County Council.  We aim to attract new learners and courses are open to all aged 19 or above on 31st August 2014.

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