Photo of LHSF attendees for Caterina Scott's talk on Second World War memory institutions.

Brilliant Insight Given Into Lincolnshire’s Second World War Memory Institutions

Talk event summary Once again the Lincolnshire Heritage Student Forum (LHSF) were treated to an insightful talk on Thursday 25 April, this time given by Caterina Scott BA Hons, MA, Museum Curator and Trustee at Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre. The talk was a hybrid event, and was attended by students and academics from Lincoln and Bishop Grosseteste universities. We also had the absolute pleasure of meeting Caterina’s mum Marjorie, who came to support her daughter. Background Caterina is currently studying for her PhD, and this was an opportunity for her to share some of her research, in which she delved […]

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LHSF TALK: Setting Up Lincolnshire’s Second World War Memory Institutions: Influence and Affect

LHSF talk presented by Caterina Scott, MA We are incredibly lucky to be able to welcome Caterina Scott to give a talk to the Lincolnshire Heritage Student Forum group on Thursday 25 April – 18:30-19:30. The talk will be titled ‘Setting Up Lincolnshire’s Second World War Memory Institutions: Influence and Affect‘. This will be hosted at Bishop Grosseteste University, and online via MS Teams. Caterina is a PhD research student on the Cultural Heritage Management Programme at the University of Lincoln. She is also Trustee and Museum Curator at Metheringham Airfield Visitor Centre. This free talk will introduce and explore […]

VIEW PRESENTATION: Gendered collector networks of 21st Century heritage sites

Thank you to all who attended the Lincolnshire Heritage Student Forum (LHSF) seminar on 29 February 2024. This online session welcomed Natalie Brimecome-Mills, Programme Leader of MA Cultural Heritage Management at University of Lincoln, who presented an introduction to Gendered Collector Networks taken from her ongoing PhD research, exploring the work and influence of Ethel Rudkin and Dr Isabel Grant upon 21st Century heritage sites. The presentation document and references for further reading are available to view and download: Gendered collector networks – 29 Feb 2024 For enquiries and communication regarding this ongoing research and other projects, please contact Natalie […]

LHSF Free Seminar: Gendered collector networks of 21st Century heritage sites

SEMINAR: Gendered collector networks of 21st Century heritage sites

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 […]

LHF Annual Conference

Booking for the upcoming Lincolnshire Heritage Forum (LHF) conference is now open

Date: Saturday 16 March 2024 Time: 10:00 – 15:30 Venue: Lincoln Museum, LN2 1LP The day will include a keynote speech from Colin Hyde of the East Midlands Oral History Archive; a Lifetime Achievement award; networking; discussions and more! Simply RSVP using the form via our LHF Annual Conference page to secure your place. We look forward to welcoming you.

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Great turnout for first in new series of student-led heritage events

Event report: Whose Story, Whose Heritage? County, Country, and Beyond. 25 January, 2024 I’m pleased to write that the Lincolnshire Heritage Student Forum (LHSF) successfully hosted its first panel talk event in several months: ‘Whose Story, Whose Heritage? County, Country, and Beyond’. This insightful and open panel discussion welcomed Sarah Grundy (Senior Historic Environment Officer for Projects), and Rebecca Craven (Project Development Officer for Historic Places), both with Lincolnshire County Council, to discuss contested heritage issues in an informal manner, illuminating the theme perfectly. The hybrid event was hosted at Bishop Grosseteste University (BGU) on a typically chilly late-January evening, […]

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Event: LHSF Panel Talk

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, […]

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LHF Conference 2022

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 […]

In honour of Catherine Wilson OBE

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, […]

LHF Speak your mind

Our blog feature, where members and guests air their views about Lincolnshire heritage and related topics.