Here’s our selection of events for the next few weeks:
Coningsby, Tattershall and District History Society: There’s a talk by Michael Credland at 7.30 pm, titled “Tommy Goes to War”, at the New Methodist Chapel, Silver Street, Coningsby. Entrance £2.00. Contact 01526 354954
Michael is a well-respected authority on the role of the Lincolnshire Regiment in the Great War and on war memorials, and has presented his research and expertise in various publications.
Earlier this month I noticed three rather nice videos on Youtube promoting the Lincolnshire Wolds which have now been compiled into one feature. There are quite a few scenes shot on our patch, dotted around the three original films, so it’s worth staying with it to the end. Why not sit back, take your mind off mustard gas down in the woods and see how many places or people you recognise!
Launched this weekend from the pretty village of Donington-on-Bain we can promise you sixteen days of really good walking in and around the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, until our festival finale at Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens National Trust property on 5 June.
We’ve got 113 great walks in the pipeline for this year’s festival, ranging from energetic day-long rambles to gentle strolls, plus lots of activities to involve all the family. Our event is 12 years old this year, but we’ve still got new and interesting walks to offer, as well as some old favourites.
Well, it’s not compulsory, but those who qualify as yellowbellies and even people like me who have chosen to live in Lincolnshire will be celebrating Lincolnshire Dayon October 1st, the anniversary of the Lincolnshire Rising in 1536.
The first official Lincolnshire Day was held in 2006, and every year since then things have been happening around the county on October 1st to celebrate the day. This year is no exception, and the range of events is wide and varied. Here is our selection: Continue reading →
“The event will include talks from various experts exploring the styles of historic buildings in the Lincolnshire Wolds. Specialists include Heritage Lincolnshire’s Historic Buildings officer, members from Lincolnshire County Council’s Historic Environment team, an expert Lincolnshire farmsteads and leader in the field of Mud and Stud.”