SLHA The Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology

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.

The Complete History of the Draining of the Isle of Axholme

  • 19 April 2017 7:30-9pm

This talk covers the development of land drainage in the area from the Romans, illustrated with maps from various periods from the 1407 Inclesmore Map through maps from Vermuyden's work to the current day.

Suitable for

  • Any age


St Hugh's Hall
Monks Road

Additional info

Car parking nearby


Admission is FREE to Society members and £3.00 for non members

A Healthy Body and a Healthy Mind

  • 13 May 2017 9:30am-4pm

A series of illustrated presentations on the subject of health provision in Lincolnshire through the Ages including:
‘Grantham Plague John Manterfield
‘Plants that can Kill and Heal’ Loretta Rivett
‘George III’ Mike Lewis
The Lincoln Asylum’ Judith McLaughlin
The Hospital of the Holy Innocents’ David Marcombe
‘It Might Not be What You think – Myths and Realities of Hospital Provision during the Inter War Period’ Nicholas Hayes

Suitable for

  • Any age


The Old School
Mill Road, Nettleham


The total cost for the event including a buffet lunch and tea and coffee is £22.50 for members and £25.00 for non-members

SLHA The Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology
Jews' Court
2-3 Steep Hill




01522 521337

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