LOCAL HISTORY TALKS PROGRAMME 2019
Our programme of talks for 2019 is being prepared and will be available here soon. All talks are presented in St Denys’ Church Rooms, off the Market Place in Sleaford. Each talk lasts approximately an hour. Refreshments are available and there is a raffle.
£3 for non-members and £1 for members.
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Previous talks in the 2018 season:
Tuesday 25th Sept Hard Times – The History of Sleaford Workhouse Nigel Ogden
Nigel is a researcher at Sleaford Museum and he presented a fascinating history of the Workhouse which existed in Sleaford.
Tuesday 24th July Understanding Sleaford Castle Doug Plowman
Sleaford Castle, built in the 12th century, is a well-known landmark in the town. Doug presented new, evidence supported, ideas of the origins and uses of Sleaford Castle to a packed house in a fascinating talk.
4th June 800 years of St Botolph’s Church, Quarrington Christopher Micklethwaite
In this talk, we all learned a lot more about the history of this beautiful local church in its important 800th anniversary year. It was timed to coincide with the anniversary celebrations organised by the Church.
Tuesday 22nd May Spies Among Us Simon Pawley
It was very interesting to note that Simon had discovered that this famous picture – said to be of William Hussey – actually is not!!
Tuesday 27th March Waste to Wildlife George Grout