Events and Talks

LOCAL HISTORY TALKS PROGRAMME 2024

All talks are presented in St Denys’ Church Rooms, off the Market Place in Sleaford.  

Each talk starts at 7.30pm (except Nov., which is from 2 -4pm) and lasts approximately an hour.  Refreshments are available and there is a raffle.

£3 for non-members and £1 for members.  Click here to become a member.

Talk dates for 2024

Tuesday 30th July 2024  ‘The Carre Family of Sleaford & Aswarby, 1500-1695’ by Dr Simon Pawley, local Historian and author of recently published, ‘Mr Fawcett’s Potato Patch – Carre Street and the Evolution of Sleaford 1780 – 1990’

Tuesday 24th September 2024  ‘Airborne Reconnaissance at Arnhem’ by Mark Bamford, Chairman of Sleaford Museum Trust (SMT).

Tuesday 19th November 2024    2-4pm  ‘Talks, Teas and Teasers’, presented by Mark Bamford and Museum staff

An afternoon of heritage and history – a few short talks, some historical puzzles and quizzes, with tea and cake!

Completed Talks

Tuesday 28th May 2024  ‘Viking Lincolnshire’ by Dr Erik Grigg of Bishop Grosseteste University, Lecturer in History.

The AGM will also be held on this evening.   SMT reports 2024

Minutes of 2023 AGM 

AGM Notification Papers 

26th March 2024  ‘Lee & Green, A Remarkable Sleaford Firm’ by Jonathan Smith, Treasurer, SMT