Gainsborough History Quiz Answers

Please see below the answers to last weeks Gainsborough History Quiz. HISTORY 1. Gainsborough was the Capital of England in 1013. Which King was in charge at that time? Answer: Dane Sweyn Forkbeard Gainsborough was named as capital of the country, and also Denmark, for five weeks in 1013. The Dane Sweyn Forkbeard,

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Gainsborough History Quiz

Try out this special quiz to test your knowledge on Gainsborough’s history. In next week’s blog all the answers with some interesting historical stories will be posted to help you learn more about Gainsborough’s awesome history!! The questions are highlighted below in bold and the sections include History, Entertainment and

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Volunteering Continues During Lockdown

For my blog article this week I thought I would tell you about the team of volunteers at the Heritage Centre and how even though the Heritage Centre remains closed they are still working hard on all sorts of different types of projects from their homes. I would also like

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Oh, to see the silver screen again!

A brief history of the cinemas in Gainsborough. When it comes to cinema entertainment the history books suggest that Gainsborough was, like most other towns, well supplied with establishments offering the latest film releases, newsreel showings, and live stage performances. However, since the 1970’s and amid many fond recollections of

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War Memories

The Second World War began in Europe on September 1, 1939, when Germany invaded Poland. Great Britain and France responded by declaring war on Germany on September 3. The war between the U.S.S.R. and Germany began on June 22, 1941, with the German invasion of the Soviet Union. The article

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