Months with Events
About Events

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

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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The Anchoress and the Queen
The history of St Peter’s Hill, Grantham and the recent archaeological search for St Peter’s Chapel, the Eleanor Cross and the medieval wall.
 
Presented by Ruth Crook
 
There will be a modest admission charge

Wednesday 15 January, 2020
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
Viking Lincolnshire
Presented by Dr Erik Grigg 
Thursday 16 January, 2020
7.30pm
SLEAFORD: St Denys Parish Centre, NG34 7SH
Sunday Special: 3 Short Talks
• Historic Graffiti in Lincolnshire - Brian Porter
• Stamford Book - Chris Lester
• Shodfriars Hall, Boston - Bob Barclay
                                                                        

Admission (Members and Non-members) £1.00

Everyone Welcome


Sunday 19 January, 2020
2.30pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS

February

February 2020
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Lincoln Local List 1

A working party is helping Lincoln City Council revise its Local List of Heritage Assets through practical survey work in the City

Newcomers, regardless of expertise or previous experience, are warmly invited to join the group, to hear about the project and to learn what is involved.

This induction course of four Sunday afternoon sessions, open to all,  begins with:

Overview and discussion on what is a Heritage Asset

Sunday 09 February, 2020
2.30 pm to 4.30 pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS

The survey will be looking at Heritage Assets that are currently neither listed buildings nor scheduled monuments. It will include buildings of architectural interest up to the recent past; buildings and structures that have a community significance; industrial buildings; and street furniture.

The revision is a joint project between Lincoln City Council, the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology, the Survey of Lincoln and the Lincoln Civic Trust.

Invaders and Traders!
Craft activities for families inspired by Roman and Viking artefacts.
 
Joint event with Kirton Society.
 
Admission FREE. Activities £1.00 each
 
Children MUST be accompanied 
Tuesday 18 February, 2020
10.00am - 12.30pm
KIRTON IN LINDSEY: Jubilee Town Hall, DN21 4LZ
Controlling the Demon Drink

The Alcohol Problem in Victorian Lincolnshire

 

Presented by Adam Cartwright

 

Public houses and brewing, the Temperance Movement and Libel Action

 

Admission Charge 

Wednesday 19 February, 2020
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ
Wills of our Ancestors
Presented by Simon Pawley 
Thursday 20 February, 2020
7.30pm
SLEAFORD: St Denys' Parish Centre, NG34 7SH
Lincoln Local List 2

A working party is helping Lincoln City Council revise its Local List of Heritage Assets through practical survey work in the City

Newcomers, regardless of expertise or previous experience, are warmly invited to join the group, to hear about the project and to learn what is involved.

This induction course of four Sunday afternoon sessions, open to all, continues with:

Architecture and building materials in Lincoln

Sunday 23 February, 2020
2.30 pm to 4.30 pm
LINCOLN: Jews' Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS

The survey will be looking at Heritage Assets that are neither listed buildings nor scheduled monuments. It will include buildings of architectural interest up to the recent past; buildings and structures that have a community significance; industrial buildings; and street furniture.

The revision is a joint project between Lincoln City Council, the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology, the Survey of Lincoln and the Lincoln Civic Trust.

March

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A Snapshot of Lincolnshire Churches: from the Anglo-Saxon to the Victorian
Presented by Dr Matthew Godfrey
 
Historic Churches Support Officer, Diocese of Lincoln
 
Unfortunately the meeting room is upstairs and accessible only by stairs
 
Admission by Donation
Tuesday 03 March, 2020
2.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
Lincoln Local List 3

A working party is helping Lincoln City Council revise its Local List of Heritage Assets through practical survey work in the City

Newcomers, regardless of expertise or previous experience, are warmly invited to join the group, to hear about the project and to learn what is involved.

This induction course of four Sunday afternoon sessions, open to all, continues with:

Sources of information and survey procedures

Sunday 08 March, 2020
2.30 pm to 4.30 pm

The survey will be looking at Heritage Assets that are currently neither listed buildings nor scheduled monuments. It will include buildings of architectural interest up to the recent past; buildings and structures that have a community significance; industrial buildings; and street furniture.

The revision is a joint project between Lincoln City Council, the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology, the Survey of Lincoln and the Lincoln Civic Trust.

Medieval Streets and Markets of Lincoln - Guided Walk

A series of Guided Walks organised by the SLHA. 

Meet outside the Castle Hill Club. 

No charge, but donations to the SLHA would be gratefully accepted.  

Sunday 08 March, 2020
2.00pm
LINCOLN: Castle Hill Club, Castle Square, LN1 3AA
Sunday Special

Three short presentations:

Archaeology in George Boole’s Lincoln - Mick Jones

• Feather Factories of the FensNeil Wright

• Nettleham Jersey School - Pearl Wheatley

 

All welcome
Admission Charge

Sunday 15 March, 2020
2.30pm
LINCOLN: Jews Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
CANCELLED - The Gilbertine Order in Lincolnshire
We regret this meeting has been CANCELLED. We will try to rearrange it for a future date.
 
Presented by Peter Townend, Network Archaeology
 
There will be a modest admission charge

Wednesday 18 March, 2020
7.30pm
EVENT CANCELLED because of Coronavirus concern
CANCELLED - Bernard Samuel Gilbert 1882-1927

The Billinghay born author and dialect poet.

 

Presented by Dr Andrew Jackson

 

Bishop Grossetestse University

Thursday 19 March, 2020
7.30pm
EVENT CANCELLED because of Coronavirus concern
CANCELLED - Lincoln Local List 4

A working party is helping Lincoln City Council revise its Local List of Heritage Assets through practical survey work in the City

Newcomers, regardless of expertise or previous experience, are warmly invited to join the group, to hear about the project and to learn what is involved.

This induction course of four Sunday afternoon sessions, open to all, ends with:

Industrial buildings and street furniture.
The nature and organisation of the survey programme

Sunday 22 March, 2020
2.30 pm to 4.30 pm
EVENT CANCELLED because of Coronavirus concern

The survey will be looking at Heritage Assets that are currently neither listed buildings nor scheduled monuments. It will include buildings of architectural interest up to the recent past; buildings and structures that have a community significance; industrial buildings; and street furniture.

The revision is a joint project between Lincoln City Council, the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology, the Survey of Lincoln and the Lincoln Civic Trust.

POSTPONED (The Architecture of Lincolnshire Railway Stations)

THIS TALK HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL TUESDAY 20TH OCTOBER AT 2.00PM

Presented by Stewart Squires

Unfortunately the lecture room is on the first floor and only accessible by stairs. 

Admission Charge 

Tuesday 24 March, 2020
2.00pm
WILL NOW TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY 20th OCTOBER 2020

July

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All other SLHA Events CANCELLED to end of June
Wednesday 01 July, 2020
We hope to recommence our programme in July
The Spirituality of Methodism reflected in the paintings of W H Y Titcomb

The 2020 Brackenbury Lecture presented by David Leese

A warm invitation is extended to all

Admission is free but donations are invited in aid of this historic chapel

Tea will be served in Raithby Village Hall after the meeting

Saturday 11 July, 2020
3.00pm
RAITHBY: Raithby Chapel (by Spilsby) PE23 4DW
William Holt Yates Titcomb (1858-1930), son of a clergyman, received training as an artist in Paris and at the Royal College of Art. He lived for a number of years in St Ives and achieved fame for his paintings of Cornish fishermen and, in particular, his depiction of Primitive Methodists at prayer.
Annual Society Tour - Winchester
For details please contact ken@abbeyside.co.uk

Thursday 16 July, 2020 to Sunday 19 July, 2020

August

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Vikings Ahoy! Holiday Event for Families
Find out about the Vikings, design a ‘sea monster’ prow in clay, make a shield, decode Runic messages, plus create and decorate Viking style beads.
 
£1.00 charge for each activity.
 
Children MUST be accompanied.

Tuesday 04 August, 2020
10.00am – 12.00pm
Market Rasen Library, Mill Road, LN8 3BP

October

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The Architecture of Lincolnshire Railway Stations

Presented by Stewart Squires

Unfortunately the lecture room is on the first floor and only accessible by stairs. 

Admission Charge 

Tuesday 20 October, 2020
2.00pm
LINCOLN: Jews Court, Steep Hill, LN2 1LS
Victorian Churches in Lincolnshire
Presented by Matt Godfrey

There will be a modest admission charge

Wednesday 21 October, 2020
7.30pm
LINCOLN: St Hugh's Hall, Monks Road, LN2 5AQ