Bricks and Bones Heritage Activities 2018 – 2019
We are very excited to announce that the next phase of the Bricks and Bones project is now underway!
Banks Newton Heritage are please to be able to offer another chance to enjoy a variety of FREE heritage events in the Wigford area of the Lower High Street, Lincoln. There are a variety of events planned, open to all ages (please see individual events for more details).
We are delighted to be able to offer Children’s University Stamps for our activities. For each of our ‘drop in’ sessions 1 stamp will be available.
Scroll down to have a look at the dates available and please get involved.
THE WIGFORD BIG DIG 2018
The Wigford Big Dig was a great success, thank you to all who attended!
You can see what we got up to by visiting the Gallery Page.
Experimental Archaeology – Smokehouse Construction – Friday May 10th 2019
As part of the Bricks and Bones Heritage Food Festival we will be inviting members of the community to come and help us build a traditional smokehouse in the grounds of St Peter at Gowt’s churchyard. More details to follow.
Experimental Archaeology – Smoke your own food in our traditional smokehouse – Saturday May 11th 2019
As part of the Bricks and Bones Heritage Food Festival we will be inviting members of the community to come and smoke their own food in our traditional smokehouse in the grounds of St Peter at Gowt’s churchyard. More details to follow.
Heritage Food Festival
Saturday 11th May 2019 10am until 4pm
St Mary’s Guildhall and St Peter at Gowt’s Church Hall, Sibthorp Street, Lincoln.
Learn about the food that people enjoyed in the past.
A chance to discover what was uncovered during The Wigford Big Dig!
Tours of St Mary’s Guildhall – learn what is under your feet and explore
the buildings. Help build a traditional smokehouse!
Celebrate your family food heritage and join in the Great Recipe Swap!
…and much more – details to follow!
Heritage Walk – details to follow.
Discover the history and heritage of the Lower High Street.
We are delighted to offer a FREE guided walk along the High Street (Lincoln) from St Mary-Le-Wigford Church (next to the railway station) to St Catherine’s Church at South Park roundabout exploring the area’s rich heritage, architecture and culture.
The walk will be roughly 2 hours long with a number of stops along the way. The route has no accessibility issues and there will an opportunity for refreshments half way through the walk.