New Ping Exhibition

The Heritage Centre’s new temporary exhibition is opening this Saturday and is focusing on the history of Ping, the local business of assembling golf clubs and equipment. The exhibition produced by Ping will showcase the story of this factory and the legacy it has left to the town and will

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New Medical and Browning Family Exhibitions

The volunteers at the Heritage Centre have launched two new temporary exhibitions, to give the general public a fantastic opportunity to view donated items from the archive collection not currently on permanent display. The first exhibition showcases our large medical collection and visitors can have a go at guessing the

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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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