SLHA The Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology

SLHA The Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology
Jews' Court
2-3 Steep Hill
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN2 1LS
England

Website

www.slha.org.uk

E-mail

info@slha.org.uk

Telephone

01522 521337

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Jews' Court, Steep Hill, Lincoln

The Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology is a registered charity that aims to promote greater awareness, interest and understanding of all aspects of the Cultural Heritage of Lincolnshire past and present.

The Society Office and Bookshop is located in a wonderful 12th century building in the heart of historic Lincoln. The bookshop is extensively stocked with new and second-hand books with a strong focus on Lincolnshire titles including many produced by the Society. A lively and diverse programme of events including talks, lectures, visits, family events and more is organised by the Society. Charges may apply for some of the events but everyone is very welcome to attend.

Venue Type:

Association or society

Opening hours

Bookshop Monday - Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm

Admission charges

Entry to the bookshop is FREE but admission charges apply to events.

Collection details

Weapons and War, Aviation, Archaeology, Social History, Maritime, Architecture, Archives, Agriculture

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Victorian Barracks in Southse

Lincolnshire in World War One

  • 17 May 2014 9:30am-4pm

The conference will include the following speakers and themes.
Field Marshal Lord Robertson - Molly Burkett. Flying Training in Lincolnshire World War I - Terry Hancock. Zeppelins over Lincolnshire - Cliff Clover. Lincoln School and the 4th Northern General Hospital in the Great War - Peter Harrod and Chris Williams. The Defense of Lincolnshire in the First World War - Michael Osborne Book of Remembrance in Lincoln Central Library - Stewart Bennet.

Suitable for

  • Not suitable for children
  • 18+

Where

Festival Hall
Caistor Road
Market Rasen
LN8 3BH
England

Admission

Admission is £20.00 for members and £25.00 for non-members. Non-members will be made very welcome.

Lincolnshire Folklore, Music and Song

  • 18 May 2014 2-3:30pm

Join Tom Lane, and Nigel and Terri for a journey through the folklore and traditions of Lincolnshire. A power-point presentation of images, live folk music and song

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Museum of Lincolnshire Life
Burton Road
Lincoln
LN1 3LY

Admission

Admission is £2.50 - please book in advance

A Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology publication

Heritage Book Day

  • 24 May 2014 10am-3:30pm

Come and enjoy browsing amongst a wide selection of new and second-hand books from the Society bookshop. Titles will include those published by the Society in addition to copies of the Journal and quarterly magazines. For younger visitors there will be book themed activities inspired by Lincolnshire books and artefacts including stories around 'Rusty' of Thomas the Tank Engine fame, based on an engine built by Ruston and Hornsby Ltd of Lincoln

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Museum of Lincolnshire Life
Burton Road
Lincoln
LN1 3LY

Admission

Admission FREE

photgoraph of sheep

Animal Magic!

  • 29 May 2014 10am-3:30pm

Craft activities with an animal theme. Make a curly haired pig or a Lincolnshire Long-wool sheep, design your own animal style jewellery, and collage a decorative wooden animal hanger!

Suitable for

  • Any age
  • Family friendly

Where

Museum of Lincolnshire Life
Burton Road
Lincoln
LN1 3LY

Admission

Admission is FREE but there will be a £1.00 charge for each activity
Children must be accompanied

War-time Farm and Foreign Fields

  • 8 June 2014 10am-4pm

Join us for 1940's entertainment inspired by war-time life on the farm and remembering the forces abroad in World War II. Join us for an outdoor concert of 40's music, a working military camp and demonstrations of agricultural life when steam drove farm machinery and women got into their overalls and joined the land army. There will be displays of food and rations from the period.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Admission is FREE

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