The Wragby Heritage Group are pleased to announce that two Lincoln experts on the history of the first tanks will be hosting a lecture and film show at Wragby Town Hall, Louth Road, Wragby on April 6th 2016 commencing at 7.30 pm.
Refreshments will be available, there will be a raffle to raise funds for the Group and copies of the official DVD of the Lincoln Tank Memorial Committee can be purchased.
Richard Pullen who is a Lecturer, Military Historian and Author will be joined by Andrew Blow of ‘Blow by Blow Productions’, who discovered local film of the early tanks. Richard Pullen’s grandfather worked on the first tanks at William Foster & Co in Lincoln during World War 1.
This year, 2016, commemorates several anniversaries of the creation of the first tank prototypes which led to the Mark 1, the first tank to be used in battle in September 1916.
Tickets costing £5.00 each are available direct from
(1) The Wragby Heritage Group Chairman, Mr Vic Nash, The Spinney, Cemetery Road, Wragby, LN8 5RE, telephone 01673 858530
(2) The Post Office & Pet Shop, Market Place, Wragby, LN8 5QU, telephone 01673 858208 during opening hours
(3) Dhindsa Newsagents, The Barn, Market Place, Wragby, LN8 5QU, telephone 01673 858372.