Dambusters Exhibition

The Gainsborough Heritage Centre is currently commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Dambusters raid and local connections with a temporary exhibition that is open now until 14 July 2018 as well as a 1940s themed fundraising evening. The Centre’s new temporary Dambusters exhibition explores the story of the Dambusters raid

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Brig on the Trent

Glimpses of Old Gainsborough 1894 Part Four

Glimpses of old Gainsborough Chats with the oldest inhabitant IV. Tales of the Trent A pleasant interview with Mr Thomas Fox, of Albion Place, Gainsborough, to whom the reminiscences of “our oldest inhabitant” formed a ready introduction, yielded me pabulum for what I hope will be an interesting column. An

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Windmill Base, Colsterworth, Lincolnshire 1932

The Twilight of the Mills – Gainsborough Artists Big Task

Our contributor, Mr K S Wood, of the Studio Gainsborough has set himself the task of painting pictures of all the windmills in the country. His only means of locomotion is a pedal cycle and recently he made a fortnights tour on his machine through eight counties, painting views of

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Market Place by Jane Stark

They Led the Way – Adam Stark (1784-1867)

In 1813, thirteen years after the appearance of Wharlton’s little book, Adam Stark wrote, printed, and published, the first edition of his History and Antiquities of the Town of Gainsburgh, a volume of some 372 pages, with four illus­trations, a map and a genealogy of the Hickman family; its list

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Old Hall

The Hidden Gems of Gainsborough

Gainsborough has seen a lot of history pass through its town. From the raids that took place during the English Civil War to the bombing of the town in World War II, this place is a town that is rich in history. This history reverberates through the buildings that still

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