Student Forum (LHSF) Events The LHSF are please to announce we will be hosting a free online seminar presented by Natalie Brimcome-Mills: ‘Gendered collector networks of 21st Century heritage sites‘, on 29 February 2024, at 18:30. The seminar will explore some of Natalie’s ongoing PhD research into gendered roles in the development of cultural heritage sites. We will receive an introduction to the key social network practices of Dr Isabel Grant (Highland Folk Museum) and Ethel Rudkin (Lincolnshire Folklorist and antiquarian). Natalie explains that these regional stories touch upon perceived collection practices, recurrent at national level alongside wider gendered challenges […]
Whose Story, Whose Heritage? County, Country, and Beyond. Thursday 25th January 2024 – 18:30 at Bishop Grosseteste University This free event is open to those studying and working with cultural heritage, conservation, and history, and will focus on contested heritage projects and issues in Lincolnshire and beyond, and will be the first in a new series of LHSF events in 2024. PANEL SPEAKERS Sarah Grundy – Historic Places Senior Commissioning Officer – Lincolnshire County Council. Rebecca Craven – Historic Places Project Development Officer – Lincolnshire County Council. LOCATION This is a hybrid event. Onsite – Constance Stewart Hall, Rm 14/15, […]
The LHF hosted its first in-person conference in three years on Thursday 3 November, at The Collection in Lincoln. The thirty delegates represented heritage sites, heritage charities and learned historical societies, as well as including individuals who have contributed substantially to the region’s heritage over many years. The first session was a panel discussion on the value of volunteers in the heritage sector, chaired by Julia Knight. Mark Bamford, of Sleaford Museum and himself a volunteer, praised the passion and dedication of volunteers and identified some of the post-Covid challenges of recruiting and retaining volunteers. Sleaford Museum had implemented many […]
Heather Hughes (Vice-Chair, LHF) Catherine Wilson has a lot of letters after her name: OBE, FSA, FMA, FRGS. The Lincolnshire Heritage Forum is not in a position to add any more – instead, at its 2022 conference in November, the Forum honoured her with a Lifetime Achievement Award. We wanted to thank Catherine for her dedication to preserving and promoting the county’s heritage, both in her professional career and as a committed volunteer. Catherine grew up close to Windsor Castle, where the sights and sounds of royal pageantry made a deep imprint on her. When she was in sixth form, […]
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