Silver Jubilee Ball

On Saturday 18 May the Heritage Centre team welcomed guests at the Weston Rooms for a 1940s themed dance. The evening was a great success raising over £1500 for vital repairs to the Heritage Centre. Money raised from events such as this is vital to help volunteers continue important work

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Memories of Ping in Gainsborough

Karsten (UK) Ltd., known as Ping was founded in Britain in 1973 by Karsten Solheim and Roy and Pat Freeman. Ping was the first manufacturer to offer high-quality clubs by using manufactured fitting techniques that developed throughout the world. This high-level service ensured that professionals and people involved in the

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Memories of Bradshaw’s Haulage

Joseph Ellerby worked for J. Bradshaw and Sons and enjoyed his time as a commercial lorry driver. The Bradshaw depot was based in Sturton-By-Stow and is still based in the village today. Joseph drove thousands of miles in his working life and he took a range of amazing photographs of

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Tickets now on sale for Silver Jubilee Ball

The Gainsborough Heritage Association is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary this year and as part of the celebrations, the 1940s themed dance evening is happening on Saturday 18 May. The evening will feature Room 21 Big Band a 22-piece band with the Axholme Sisters as a special tribute to the Andrew

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Poor Old Joe Hornby

Would you take one look at the painting below and say that this man was once a local banker and entrepreneur in the eighteenth century? Painting of Jospeh Hornby from the collection at the Gainsborough Heritage Centre Well… you may be surprised as this painting by an artist called Mr

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