Months with Events
About Events

Events are open to all and prior booking is not necessary except where indicated.

Unless advertised otherwise, SLHA members are charged £1.00 and non-members £5.00 for attandance at events.

Details of all events are obtainable from SLHA.


Speakers Offered

Names and contact details of speakers are available from the SLHA Office.

Speakers Wanted
Additions to our database of speakers are welcomed - please let us have details of topics, contact information and fees.

 

Events Calendar

January

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Lincolnshire Churches

REARRANGEMENT

Unfortunately Professor Carenza Lewis is unable to give the talk planned for this date.
In its place will be a presentation by Professor David Stocker, SLHA Trustee and acknowledged expert on medieval churches

Professor Lewis's talk on The Archers and Rippingale is being arranged for a future occasion

Admission: members £1.00, non-members £5.00

Wednesday 17 January, 2018
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
Sunday Special: 3 short talks
Torksey Viaduct - Chris Padley

Some Lincolnshire Barns - Naomi Field
Lincolnshire Finds - an update - Adam Daubney

Admission: Members £1.00, non-members £5.00

Sunday 21 January, 2018
2.30pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS

February

February 2018
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Members' Coffee Morning

Meet and chat

* Tell us what you think about the Society
* Find out what's going on
* Browse in the bookshop as well

Friday 02 February, 2018
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
British Horological Institute

Talk, guided tour and time to explore

Please note: there will be two tours, one at 10.00am, which is fully booked, and one at 1.00pm, on which there are spaces available 

Admission £14.50, including coffee

Pre-booking through SLHA essential

Wednesday 07 February, 2018
10.00am and 1.00pm
UPTON, NEWARK: Upton Hall, Newark, Notts, NG23 5TE
Download booking form: 02.18-BHI-Visit.pdf

Knights, Kings and Queens

Half-term holiday event

 

Find out about Knight's, Kings and Queens and make a shield, a crown, a jewelled pendant and more!

 

Admission FREE Activities £1.00 each

Children MUST be accompanied


Monday 12 February, 2018
10.00am to 12.00 noon
KIRTON IN LINDSEY: Town Hall, High Street, DN21 4LZ
The Building of X Class Submarines by Marshalls of Gainsborough

A talk by Lt Cdr Sandy Powell, RN Rtd

All Welcome

SLHA Members £1.00, Non-members £5.00

Wednesday 21 February, 2018
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ

March

March 2018
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Members' Coffee Morning

Meet and chat

* Tell us what you think about the Society
* Find out what's going on
* Browse in the bookshop as well

Friday 02 March, 2018
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
New Light on Roman Leicester

Recent Archaeological Discoveries

Presented by Dr Gavin Speed 

Admission: Members £1.00, non-members £5.00  

Wednesday 14 March, 2018
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
Sunday Special: 3 short talks
The Rich History of the Cornhill Quarter of Lincoln - Beryl George

Mud and Stud Buildings - Jenne Pape
Archaeology Talk - to be confirmed

Admission: Members £1.00, non-members £5.00
Sunday 18 March, 2018
2.30pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS

April

April 2018
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Members' Coffee Morning

Meet and chat

* Tell us what you think about the Society
* Find out what's going on
* Browse in the bookshop as well

Friday 06 April, 2018
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
Lincolnshire Postcards - Photographers and Publishers

A talk by Chris Hewis 

Admission: Members £1.00, non-members £5.00 

Wednesday 18 April, 2018
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
New Members' Day

Open to new and current members

Everyone welcome

Please contact Nigel Burn

nmeburn@virginmedia.com

Sunday 22 April, 2018
2.30pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS

May

May 2018
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Members' Coffee Morning

Meet and chat

* Tell us what you think about the Society
* Find out what's going on
* Browse in the bookshop as well

Friday 04 May, 2018
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
Fighting Monks
The Antics of the Knights Templar
A Day Conference Organised by the SLHA Local History Team

Programme:

The Military Orders and the Collapse of the Crusader States in the Levant - Nicholas Morton

Boston's Forgotten Crusade - Andrew Hoyle 

The Templar Lands in Lincolnshire in Early 14th Century Lincolnshire - Mike Jefferson

Leper Knights: the Valiant Knighthood of St Lazarus of Jerusalem - David Marcombe

The Story of the Eight-Pointed Cross: The Order of St John - Tom Foakes

The Dissolution of the Order of the Knights Templar in Lincolnshire - Nigel Burn

Cost:

£25.00 for SLHA members; £35.00 for non-members
includes a buffet lunch and tea and coffee

Saturday 19 May, 2018
9.00am to 4.30pm
HORNCASTLE: Banovallum School, Boston Road, LN9 6DA
Download booking form: 05.18-Fighting-Monks-booking.pdf
Aerial Crop Spraying

presented by Bob Buffam

Members £1.00, Non-members £5.00

Wednesday 23 May, 2018
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ

June

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Members' Coffee Morning

Meet and chat

* Tell us what you think about the Society
* Find out what's going on
* Browse in the bookshop as well

Friday 01 June, 2018
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
From Timber to Stone

Learning how to build in masonry in 11th century Lincolnshire

Presented by Dr Mark Gardiner 

All Welcome

SLHA Members £1.00, Non-members £5.00 

Wednesday 13 June, 2018
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ

July

July 2018
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Members' Coffee Morning

Meet and chat

* Tell us what you think about the Society
* Find out what's going on
* Browse in the bookshop as well

Friday 06 July, 2018
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
Brackenbury Lecture
Raithby or Spilsby - Full details to be confirmed
Saturday 14 July, 2018
3.00pm

August

August 2018
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Members' Coffee Morning

Meet and chat

* Tell us what you think about the Society
* Find out what's going on
* Browse in the bookshop as well

Friday 03 August, 2018
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS

September

September 2018
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Members' Coffee Morning

Meet and chat

* Tell us what you think about the Society
* Find out what's going on
* Browse in the bookshop as well

Friday 07 September, 2018
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
'Picture the Past' - Heritage Open Days Event by SLHA

Exhibition of Lincolnshire Postcards

Jews' Court Bookshop Open both days 

All Welcome 

Saturday 08 September, 2018 to Sunday 09 September, 2018
10.00am - 4.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS