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

January 2019
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The Buildings of Walsingham - A Pilgrim Town

Presented by Ian Hinton

Members £1.00 - Non-members £5.00 

Wednesday 16 January, 2019
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
Heritage Lincolnshire, our work with Heritage, People and Communities

Presented by Kathryn Moore


Thursday 17 January, 2019
7.30pm
SLEAFORD: St Denys Parish Centre, NG34 7SH
Sunday Special: 3 Short Talks

• Aerial Photography - Kathryn Murphy

• Boston - the Daughter City - Neil Wright

• 12th century timbers in Farmhouse at Sixhills - Mark Gardiner 

SLHA Members £1.00; Non-members £5.00

Everyone Welcome

Sunday 20 January, 2019
2.30pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS

February

February 2019
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Coffee Morning

Find out about the Society, meet friends and enjoy a coffee.

Everyone very welcome

Friday 01 February, 2019
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
The International Bomber Command Centre

A Story of Discovery, Education and Remembrance.

Presented by AVM PA Robinson OBE FRAeS, IBCC Management Board

An illustrated lecture on Lincolnshire Bomber Command 1939-1945 and the International Bomber Command Centre.

Members £1.00 - Non-members £5.00 

Wednesday 13 February, 2019
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
The Events of 1483 - Richard III at The Angel, Grantham
Presented by John Manterfield
Thursday 21 February, 2019
7.30pm
SLEAFORD: St Denys Parish Centre, NG34 7SH

March

March 2019
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Sunday Special: 3 Short Talks

• Bishop Christopher Wordsworth - Elys Varney

• A Lincolnshire Brick Collector - Ken Redmore

• Space Archaeology - Craig Spence

 

SLHA Members £1.00; Non-members £5.00

Everyone Welcome

Sunday 17 March, 2019
2.30pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
Medieval Feasting at Lincoln Castle
Presented by Cecily Spall  
 
SLHA Members £1.00; Non-members £5.00

Everyone Welcome
Wednesday 20 March, 2019
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
Bully Beef and Biscuits – Sanitary Inspectors at War
 Presented by Will Hatchett
Thursday 21 March, 2019
7.30pm
SLEAFORD: St Denys Parish Centre, NG34 7SH
Industrial Lincoln - Guided Walk
Discover Lincoln Weekend 
A series of Guided Walks organised by the SLHA
 
Meet at Jews’ Court
Saturday 30 March, 2019
10.30am
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
Medieval Streets and Markets of Lincoln - Guided Walk
Discover Lincoln Weekend
A series of Guided Walks organised by the SLHA
 
Meet outside the Castle Hill Club
Saturday 30 March, 2019
12.00 noon
LINCOLN: Castle Hill Club, Castle Square, LN1 3AA
Roman Uphill Lincoln - Guided Walk
Discover Lincoln Weekend
A series of Guided Walks organised by the SLHA

Meet outside St Paul’s in the Bail, Bailgate, (opp. Lion and Snake )
Saturday 30 March, 2019
2.00pm
LINCOLN: St Paul’s in the Bail, Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AX
Medieval Streets and Markets of Lincoln - Guided Walk
Discover Lincoln Weekend
A series of Guided Walks organised by the SLHA

Meet outside the Castle Hill Club
Sunday 31 March, 2019
11.00am
LINCOLN: Castle Hill Club, Castle Square, LN1 3AA
Roman Uphill Lincoln - Guided Walk
Discover Lincoln Weekend
A series of Guided Walks organised by the SLHA

Meet outside St Paul’s in the Bail, Bailgate, (opp. Lion and Snake )
Sunday 31 March, 2019
12.00 noon
LINCOLN: St Paul’s in the Bail, Bailgate, Lincoln LN1 3AX
Industrial Lincoln - Guided Walk
Discover Lincoln Weekend
A series of Guided Walks organised by the SLHA

Meet at Jews’ Court
Sunday 31 March, 2019
10.30am
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS

April

April 2019
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Coffee Morning

Find out about the Society, meet friends and enjoy a coffee.

 

Everyone very welcome

Friday 05 April, 2019
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
Jean Bemrose - A Great War Nurse

Presented by Chris Hewis

Members £1.00 - Non-members £5.00 

Wednesday 17 April, 2019
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
Lincolnshire Landscape
Presented by Jon Fox
 
Thursday 18 April, 2019
7.30pm
SLEAFORD: St Denys Parish Centre, NG34 7SH
New Members' Day

New and current members all welcome

Please contact Nigel Burn

nmeburn@virginmedia.com

Sunday 28 April, 2019
2.30pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS

May

May 2019
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Coffee Morning
Find out about the Society, meet friends and enjoy a coffee.
 
Everyone very welcome
Friday 03 May, 2019
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
A Tale of the Collapsing Cathedral
Presented by Nigel Burn
Thursday 16 May, 2019
7.30pm
SLEAFORD: St Denys Parish Centre, NG34 7SH
Claxby Mine - a Guided Walk
Led by Stewart Squires
 
A joint event part of a Claxby Day during the Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival, a joint event with the Festival and the Viking Centre.
 
No need to book. 
 
Admission by donation to be divided between the SLHA and the Viking Centre
Friday 31 May, 2019
10.00am
CLAXBY: Viking Centre, Pelham Rd, LN8 3YR

June

June 2019
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Coffee Morning
Find out about the Society, meet friends and enjoy a coffee.
 
Everyone very welcome
Friday 07 June, 2019
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
The Civil War in Lincolnshire 1642-1660

This conference is a joint event organised by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology (SLHA) and the Cromwell Association.


Programme: 

Welcome and Introduction - Nigel Burn 

Lincolnshire and the Outbreak of Civil War - Dr Clive Holmes 

Cromwell’s First Campaign: Peterborough, Crowland and Gainsborough 1643 - Stuart Orme

Crisis in Command: Conflicting Military Authorities in the East Midlands - Professor Martyn Bennet

Life in a Garrisoned Town: Newark 1642-1644; Bolthole and Bastion for East Midlands Royalists - Dr Stuart Jennings

The City of Lincoln during and after the English Civil Wars - Dr Jonathan Fitzgibbons

The Human Cost of the Civil Wars: Lincolnshire and its Hinterlands - Dr David Appleby

Cost:

The total cost for the event including a buffet lunch and tea and coffee is £25.00 for SLHA members and members of the Cromwell Association and £35.00 for non-members.

Saturday 15 June, 2019
9.30am - 4.30pm
Lincoln: Christ’s Hospital School, Wragby Rd, LN2 4PN
Download booking form: CivilWarBookingForm.pdf
The Medieval town of Dunwich, Suffolk
Presented by Professor Carenza Lewis
 
Members £1.00 - Non-members £5.00 
Wednesday 19 June, 2019
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
Les Gostick Memorial Walk
Meet at the Roman Catholic Church, Jermyn St, Sleaford

Led by Robert Turner
Thursday 20 June, 2019
7.00pm
SLEAFORD: Jermyn Street, NG34 7RU

July

July 2019
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Coffee Morning
Find out about the Society, meet friends and enjoy a coffee.
 
Everyone very welcome
Friday 05 July, 2019
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
Study Tour to Exeter
Staying at Exeter University. Tour arranged by Ken Hollamby jointly with Travel Wright Ltd of Newark, programme to possibly include :-
 
* Stonehenge new visitor centre
* Bishops’ Palace at Wells
* Archaeology of Dartmoor
* Walking tour of Exeter
* Seaton Tramway
* River cruise
 

FULLY BOOKED

Thursday 11 July, 2019 to Monday 15 July, 2019
Environmental Interpretation of the English Landscape

With particular Reference to Tennyson, John Clare and Peter de Wint. 


Annual Brackenbury Lecture


Presented by Mark Seaward

 

Followed by Afternoon Tea

 

Admission by Donation

Saturday 13 July, 2019
3.00pm
RAITHBY: Raithby Chapel (by Spilsby) PE23 4DW
The First World War Memorials of Lincolnshire

31st W H Hosford Memorial Lecture


Presented by Mike Credland

Thursday 18 July, 2019
7.30pm
SLEAFORD: St Denys Parish Centre, NG34 7SH

September

September 2019
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Coffee Morning

Find out about the Society, meet friends and enjoy a coffee.

 

Everyone very welcome

Friday 06 September, 2019
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
The Archaeology of the First World War
Presented by Paul Stamper
 
Members £1.00 - Non-members £5.00 
Wednesday 18 September, 2019
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
Aspects of Sleaford’s Industrial Past
Presented by Christopher Page
Thursday 19 September, 2019
7.30pm
SLEAFORD: St Denys Parish Centre, NG34 7SH

October

October 2019
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Coffee Morning
Find out about the Society, meet friends and enjoy a coffee.
 
Everyone very welcome
Friday 04 October, 2019
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
‘Off the Beeton Track’

Presented by Sadie Hirst


Members £1.00 - Non-members £5.00

Wednesday 16 October, 2019
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
Witham Valley Monasteries
Presented by Jean Townsend
Thursday 17 October, 2019
7.30pm
SLEAFORD: St Denys Parish Centre, NG34 7SH

November

November 2019
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Coffee Morning
Find out about the Society, meet friends and enjoy a coffee.
 
Everyone very welcome
Friday 01 November, 2019
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
Historic England and the Grimsby Project
Presented by Katie Carmichael
 
Members £1.00 - Non-members £5.00 
Wednesday 20 November, 2019
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
Sleaford Group AGM
Details to be announced
Thursday 21 November, 2019
7.30pm
SLEAFORD: St Denys Parish Centre, NG34 7SH
Volunteers Christmas Party
Sunday 24 November, 2019
2.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS

December

December 2019
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Coffee Morning
Find out about the Society, meet friends and enjoy a coffee.
 
Everyone very welcome
Friday 06 December, 2019
10.30am - 12.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
Variety Evening
Contributions by members and others including facilities for table top displays.
Thursday 19 December, 2019
7.30pm
SLEAFORD: St Denys Parish Centre, NG34 7SH