Stickford Local History Group


20 April 2023

Dangerous Women of Lincolnshire
Adrian Grey will be telling us about some of the Lincolnshire women who challenged authority and led often turbulent lives at a time when women were expected to be submissive whilst assumed to be incapable of thinking for themselves.

18 May 2023

Architectural History of Lincolnshire
A talk by Heritage Lincolnshire. The architecture history of Lincolnshire is a rich and fascinating source of information which can tell us much about the trends and fashions of the time as well as reflecting general developments in architectural design and building construction.

14 June 2023

Visit to Battle of Britain Memorial Flight, Coningsby
Please meet at 9.50am in the car park of the BBMF, Dogdyke Road, Coningsby LN4 4SY. We will have a guided tour of the hangar; please pre-book

20 July 2023

Visit to the Bubble Car Museum, Langrick
The bubble car museum is at Clover Farm, Langrick, Boston PE22 7AW. Meet in the car park at 2pm. Tea shop available!

21st September 2023

Grand Old Man of Lincolnshire - Henry Winn
A talk by Jean Shaftoe about this celebrated historian of the Victorian period.

19 October 2023

Torringtons Tour of Lincolnshire 1791
This illustrated talk by Brian Davey follows Viscount Torrington and uses his words discover the people and places of eighteenth-century Lincolnshire that he met along his, usually irritable, way.

16 November 2023

Stickford War Memorial
An illustrated talk by Garry and Cheryl Steele to commemorate the centenary of the erection of Stickford War Memorial.

14 December 2023

CATS Coningsby and Tattershall Ukulele Band
A welcome return of this ukulele group to help celebrate Christmas.

18 January 2024

Wards Farm, Carrington
Rowena Smalley will be giving an illustrated talk about Ward's Farm at Carrington from the 1940's to the 1980's.

15 February 2024

The Fen Chapels
An illustrated talk by Denise Wheatley about the Fen Chapels which were built as a result of the drainage of the East, West and Wildmore Fens.

21 March 2024

World War 1 History in a Film Can
Andrew Blow from Blow by Blow Productions will tell the story of the only known film taken during WW1 of William Foster & Co of Lincoln, creators of the world’s first fighting tanks – and show a viewing of the film.

All meetings (except July) are held in Stickford Community Centre and start at 7.30pm.

Everyone is welcome to come to the talks. Admission for members £1 and for non-members is £2.50

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