‘Past and Present’ at Grantham Museum

The Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology (SLHA) is delighted to announce that their touring exhibition ‘Past and Present – Celebrating 170 years of the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology’ is now on display at Grantham Museum. The exhibition is part of an exciting new project called ‘Past and Present’ which will run until April 2015 and include a variety of events and activities designed to encourage interest and enjoyment in the Cultural Heritage of Lincolnshire from the Humber to the Wash.

The exhibition will be in Grantham Museum until the end of October. The Museum is open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10.00am – 4.00pm and additional dates for special events. Admission to the Museum is free although there may be a small charge for some events.

Events and activities at Grantham Museum include a free ‘History Detectives’ trail for the summer holidays, evening and daytime talks, fun-packed activity days for all the family, the first of which is called ‘Archaeology Detectives’ , guided walks, ‘Harvest Home’, a folklore and music event and much, much more. To look at the full programme and find out what is on offer, call into the Museum or visit http://www.slha.org.uk

The Society (SLHA) is a county wide organisation that seeks to study, record and encourage enjoyment in the rich cultural heritage of the historic county of Lincolnshire from the Humber to the Wash. The office and well-stocked bookshop is based in Jews’ Court, on Steep Hill in Lincoln. The foundations of the Society date back to 1844 and the organisation continues to run a lively and engaging programme of talks, conferences, visits, publishing and activities that take place around the county.

The Society was awarded a Sharing Heritage Award from the Heritage Lottery Fund to develop the project. The award is from the Sharing Heritage Programme, designed to help people across the UK explore, conserve and share all aspects of the history and character of their local area.

If you are interested in the history and heritage of Lincolnshire and enjoy activities and events, then do come along and visit the Museum and see the exhibition. Grantham Museum and the SLHA look forward to welcoming you!

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