Events and Exhibitions
Exhibitions are open from 10.30 to 3.00pm on Saturdays - Free Entry. No need to book unless otherwise stated.
Lincolnshire Archives Exhibition Programme 2014
Saturday 13 December 2014 - 11am -1pm
Talk by the Survey of Lincoln: Birchwood, Hartsholme and Swanpool: Lincoln’s Outer South-Western Suburbs.
The Survey of Lincoln uses historical documents, archaeology, architectural features and local topography to build a vivid record of Lincoln’s past. Learn about the history of the survey and hear form the authors of the Birchwood, Hartsholme and Swanpool booklet, which includes chapters on Hartsholme Hall, Skellingthorpe Aerodrome and Birchwood and Doddington Park Housing Estates.
There will be a display of original documents form the Archives. Entry is free.
Booking essential: Telephone 01522 782040 to reserve a seat.
Free Research Sessions
Thanks to the community heritage project ‘Down Your Wold’ free sessions to research Lincolnshire’s history are being offered.
These research sessions will include a behind the scenes tour of the stores followed by a Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty focused research session, each one covering a different topic:
Church History: Monday 9 February, 2015- 10am-12pm
Will identify different types of church records, while providing resources and guides to find more about local churches.
Local History: Monday 9 March, 2015 - 10am-12pm
Lincolnshire Archives also holds a good collection of published books and articles on individual villages and can provide a wealth of material such as maps, parish records, school records, quarter sessions and census returns.
All sessions are free of charge but booking is essential. Please call the Lincolnshire Wolds Countryside Service to reserve your place on 01507 609740.