New Permanent WW1 Memorial Unveiling

The Gainsborough Heritage Centre is pleased to announce the unveiling of a unique permanent Gainsborough war memorial at the Centre that records the names of each soldier who died during the Great War. Chairman Andrew Birkitt said, ‘Thanks go to the work of local Historian Peter Bradshaw as well as

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Volunteer Recruitment Weekend

The Gainsborough Heritage Centre is a growing local museum that aims to protect, preserve and promote the town’s unique heritage. The Centre is volunteer run and due to staff illnesses, there has been an increase in the shortage of volunteers. The team continue to work to keep the Centre open

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Marshall Gathering & Fathers Day

On the 16th and 17th June an informal gathering saw Marshall enthusiasts and their machines get together at Tomlinsons Farm near Gainsborough to celebrate a few rather special anniversaries. The first of these was 170 years of the Marshall marque, William Marshall moved back to Gainsborough after his first wife

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Gainsborough Life Volunteer Award

The Centre is pleased and proud to announce that Chairman Andrew Birkitt has achieved a community volunteer award. The Gainsborough Life magazine supported National volunteer week by asking for nominations to recognise inspirational and hard-working volunteers across Gainsborough’s community. Andrew Birkitt awarded Gainsborough’s favourite volunteer has witnessed the Heritage Centre’s

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Gainsborough Anniversaries and The World Stage

The Gainsborough Heritage Centre and the English Civil War Society is commemorating the 375 anniversary of the Battle of Gainsborough. The new fantastic temporary exhibition will open on Saturday 28 July exactly 375 years since the very battle took place. The exhibition will commemorate the Battle of Gainsborough in 1643. At

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