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All indoor meetings start at 7.30pm and are held at Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall unless stated otherwise.
Wrawby Postmill sits high on a hill in the North Lincolnshire village of Wrawby, on the edge of the Lincolnshire Wolds and overlooking the Ancholme valley and nearby market town of Brigg. The Postmill is an example of an early type of windmill that was once common across the UK. There are now less than 45 surviving examples with even fewer being fully operational. There is no charge for this visit but donations are very welcome. There is a small…Find out more »
Established in 1970 and now based in the Immingham Civic Hub. The Main theme in the museum is the story of the building of Immingham Dock and the involvement of the Great Central Railway. Many of the displays feature railway memorabilia, photos and documents. As well as docks and railways exhibits there are the following room settings : – Victorian/Edwardian – Grocers And Chemist Shops – Pilgrim Fathers’ Story – Archive of Photographs and Documents No entry fee but donations…Find out more »
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 »