Heritage survey and training events

There will be a series of heritage survey days and training events across Lincolnshire and North Norfolk over the next few months. The events are being run by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings’ Maintenance Co-operative Project. Everyone is welcome to attend any of these, all of which are free and include lunch.

Places can be booked via the events page on the website here: http://www.spabmcp.org.uk/events/filter:Lincolnshire, or simply by getting in touch with Stella Jackson on 07776 156274.

HERITAGE SURVEY TRAINING DAY: GRANTHAM
DATE:       31ST AUGUST 2016
TIME:       10:00 – 16.00
VENUE:   ALL SAINTS CHURCH, CHURCH STREET, BARROWBY, GRANTHAM, NG32 1BY

Anyone interested in learning about how to keep a historic building well maintained, and to spot maintenance issues before they become costly repairs, is welcome to attend this key hands-on training day, which is free to attend and includes lunch!

HERITAGE SURVEY & INTRODUCTION TO REORDERING PROJECTS (NORTH NORFOLK)
DATE:       8TH SEPTEMBER 2016
TIME:       09:30 – 16.00
VENUE:   ST MARY’S CHURCH – BROAD LANE BRANCASTER, KING’S LYNN, PE31 8AU

Anyone interested in helping keep a historic building well maintained is welcome to come along, free to attend, includes lunch. In the afternoon we will be joined by Matthew McDade of the Diocese of Norwich for an introduction to church re-ordering.

BOSTON CHURCHES FESTIVAL MEETING
DATE:       8TH SEPTEMBER 2016
TIME:       19:00 – 21.00
VENUE:   CHURCH OF ST PETER AND ST PAUL, WILLINGTON ROAD, KIRTON, BOSTON, PE20 1EH

Join us at St Peter and St Paul, Kirton, to discuss the proposed Boston Churches Festival, which it has been suggested will run in September 2017. All faiths and denominations are welcome

HERITAGE SURVEY AND INTRODUCTION TO FUNDRAISING: HORNCASTLE
DATE:       9TH SEPTEMBER 2016
TIME:       10:00 – 16.00
VENUE:   ST MARY’S CHURCH, CHURCH LANE, HORNCASTLE, LN9 5HW

Anyone interested in helping to keep an historic building well maintained, and learning how to spot maintenance issues before they become costly repairs, is welcome to come along to this survey day which includes a session on fund-raising in the afternoon. Free to attend and includes lunch.

HERITAGE SURVEY AND INTRODUCTION TO CHURCHYARD CARE: BOSTON
DATE:       20TH SEPTEMBER 2016
TIME:       10.00 – 16:00
VENUE:   ST BOTOLPH’S (THE STUMP), CHURCH STREET, BOSTON, LINCOLNSHIRE, PE21 6NW

Anyone interested in helping to keep an historic building well maintained, and learning about how to care for churchyards and their monuments/wildlife, is welcome to come along to this survey day, which is free to attend and includes lunch.

HERITAGE SURVEY AND NORTH MANLAKE CO-OP MEETING: WINTERTON
DATE:       14TH OCTOBER 2016
TIME:       10.00 – 16:00
VENUE:   ALL SAINTS CHURCH, CHURCHSIDE, WINTERTON, DN15 9TU

Join us to survey the final church in the North Manlake Co-op, and to discuss what the group does next and how they might carry on once the MCP project comes to an end. All welcome for the survey, which is free to attend and includes lunch.

WELCOMING VISITORS: HORNCASTLE
DATE:       22ND OCTOBER 2016
TIME:       10:00 – 16.00
VENUE:   ST MARY’S CHURCH – CHURCH LANE, HORNCASTLE, LN9 5HW

Join us at St Mary’s for a fantastic introductory course led by Heritage Learning which will help you to understand how to make visitors feel welcome, and give you some helpful tips and ideas to prepare for and market events. Free to attend and includes lunch.

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