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All indoor meetings start at 7.30pm and are held at Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall unless stated otherwise.

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October 2019

Jack Binns: from workhouse boy to wireless hero.

October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall, Kirton in Lindsey
Gainsborough, DN21 4LZ
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John Allen will be telling Jack's story from being born in Brigg Workhouse to saving over 1,500 lives on the RMS Republic in 1909 (still the largest high sea rescue to date). He was later offered a position on the Titanic which, fortunately for him, he refused. Interest in the sunken vessel still goes on, as it was reputably a `treasure` vessel delivering gold to the Tsar of Russia. Here's a short film of the attempts to recover the wreck and…

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November 2019

Treading the Boards in Georgian England

November 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall, Kirton in Lindsey
Gainsborough, DN21 4LZ
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Actors and Theatres in Lincolnshire and the East Midlands. Neil Wright, author and local historian, will be putting the spotlight on the important part that theatre contributed to Georgian provincial life. A Scene from 'The Beggar's Opera' VI 1731 William Hogarth 1697-1764 

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December 2019

Christmas Customs

December 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall, Kirton in Lindsey
Gainsborough, DN21 4LZ
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Tom Lane and friends will present an illustrated talk with live music and song on the folklore, customs and traditions associated with the festive season. Mulled wine and seasonal refreshments will be served.

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January 2020

Annual Meal

January 26, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Hemswell Court, Lancaster Green, Hemswell Cliff
Gainsborough, DN21 5TQ
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We return again to Hemswell Court for our, now traditional, lunchtime meal. Details of costs nearer the time. Booking essential.

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A Kirton Miscellany

January 28, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall, Kirton in Lindsey
Gainsborough, DN21 4LZ
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Martin Hollingsworth will give an update on recent acquisitions, photographs and ephemera received by the Society.

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