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All indoor meetings start at 7.30pm and are held at Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall unless stated otherwise.
Following our AGM Martin Hollingsworth will share some of the highlights of material found in a box by Jenny Cripps whilst tidying up and sorting out during lockdown. Be prepared for a few Kirton gems! Entrance fee £2.00 for non-members.Find out more »
Sheffield's Hill is located between the Romano-British villa at Winterton and the Iron Age and Romano-British settlement at Dragonby. It is the site of 2 Anglo-Saxon cemeteries from the 6th and 7th centuries and has a fascinating story to tell. Dr. Kevin Leahy was part of the excavation team and will unfold the mysteries of the site.Find out more »
In 2019 John Allen told us the amazing story of Jack Binns - a local boy who became a radio operator on the RMS Republic in 1909 and saved over 1,500 lives (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. This is the film…Find out more »
Paul Scott from the Sir Joseph Banks Society talks about Sir Joseph and his influence on manufacturing and industry in Britain and beyond in the late 18th/early 19th century. This talk was postponed from 2020 - the 200th anniversary of Banks's death. https://www.joseph-banks.org.uk/Find out more »
Led by Peter Skipworth, this will be a 5.65 mile walk in the lovely Lincolnshire Wolds commencing at Donnington on Bain Mill. Directions: approach Donnington from the B1225, the original mill is located immediately on the left at the first junction. Turn left at this junction and there is parking available immediately on the left on the grass verge. Booking is essential so names with contact details need to be known by 10th July. Please contact Ann if you would like to go.Find out more »