Victorian Mining Women
31st January 2019
The Old Police Station, Dear Street, Market Rasen
To complement our exhibition on the Claxby and Nettleton Ironstone Mines, we welcome Tracey Jones, AHRC Heritage Consortium PhD at Teesside University, to give a fascinating talk on the history of women working in the mining industry.
Join us in the historic surroundings of our Victorian Magistrates Courtroom for this chance to learn about the Lancashire Pit Brow Lasses, Welsh Tip Girls and Cornish Bal Maidens.
The talk is just £3 with tea, coffee and a biscuit on your arrival. Please reserve your tickets in advance - see below.
Tickets MUST be reserved in advance please - due to the limited space in the Courtroom. Please phone the Town Council on 01673 842479 or email
Talk: The Claxby and Nettleton Mining Industry
7th March 2019
Hosted by Market Rasen Magistrates Court and Old Police Station
Thursday, 7 March 2019 from 19:30-21:00
The Old Police Station Market Rasen
To complement the exhibition about Claxby and Nettleton mines, the Town Council and Rase Heritage Society are delighted to welcome Stewart Squires to the Magistrates Courtroom to give his talk about the history of the mining industry in these Lincolnshire Wolds villages. Stewart is one of a group of heritage enthusiasts who have researched the history of the workings of the mines - the geology and archaeology as well as the industrial heritage and social history of the industry. A fascinating insight into the days when these Wolds villages were buzzing with industry!
7 Mile Walk in Lincolnshire Wolds
14th April 2019
Join the Gay Outdoor Club for a 7 mile walk in the Lincolnshire Wolds.
Visitors who register for a free trial membership on www.goc.org.uk can see more detailed descriptions for all events. Trial members can attend events and interact with other members for up to 4 months.
14th April 2019
Visit the Showground for Countryside Lincs, a fun packed family day out about food, farming and the countryside #CountrysideLincs19
Back for its fifth year, Countryside Lincs returns to the Lincolnshire Showground on Sunday 14 April with a fun-filled and interactive day all about food, farming and the countryside. Meet producers, crafters, farmers and lots of animals all in one place to inspire young minds all about Lincolnshire's heritage.
The 11th Annual Aviation Heritage Wolds Run
4th May 2019
Skellingthorpe & District MCC present - The 11th Annual Aviation Heritage Wolds Run. An exhilarating ride-out over the glorious Lincolnshire Wolds.
Starting from the Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby, Spilsby PE23 4DE.
Signing on starts at 08.30 am
Ride Out starts at approx. 10.30 am
The WWII Aircraft Museum is open to all entrants and the World War II Avro Lancaster "Just Jane" will perform taxi runs during the afternoon.
"It's a thoroughly exhilarating spectacle" Motorcycles of any age (from 1890 to 2019) are eligible.
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