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
1914 - A Nation and a County go to War
Saturday 12 April 10.30am - 3pm
To mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War, Lincolnshire Archives is staging an exhibition that will examine the events of 1914 from both a national and a county perspective. The exhibition will include material relating to themes such as military recruitment, under-aged soldiers, propaganda, the naval war and the Christmas Truce. The display of original documents will include posters, trench maps, photographs and letters written by men serving at the Front.
Saturday 7 June 10.30am - 3pm
From the Middle Ages to the 20th century, from the groceries we need to the luxuries we want, this is the History of Shopping in Lincolnshire.
Lincolnshire in the Jet Age
Saturday 27 September 10.30am - 3pm
This exhibition will examine the history of jet and gas turbine propulsion in Lincolnshire. The display will include a substantial collection of records relating to Siemens of Lincoln and its predecessor company, Ruston Gas Turbines. There will also be a chance to see original photographs of some of the iconic aircraft of the 1950s and 1960s, including the Hawker Hunter, Avro Vulcan and Fairey Delta.
Lincolnshire At Play
Saturday 8 November 10.30am - 3pm
“All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy”
But just how did the Lincolnshire Jack (& Jill) spend their leisure time?
From sporting challenges to tea on the lawn, a day at the races to a day at the sea, this is an exhibition of records that show just some of the many ways in which Lincolnshire people filled their leisure time in days gone by.