Spring Study Weekend - Lincoln
March 31st - April 2nd 2017 - Includes 2 nights B&B and dinner at the Lincoln Hotel - activities include tour of the Cathedral, Gainsborough Hall and East Kirkby airfield
This year’s visit to Lincoln we will see some of the splendours of the city including the stunning Cathedral (especially the west doorway) and the imposing castle which preserved one of the original versions of the Magna Carta of 1215. In the afternoon we shall travel by coach to East Kirkby Heritage Aviation Centre where we will see an original Lancaster Bomber and hear of the part the airfield played in WWII.
Sunday morning we will go to Gainsborough Old Hall, a gem of late C15 origin
The time table will be as follows:
Friday 31st March:
Meet at the Lincoln Hotel (Eastgate, LN2 1PN) at 4.30pm when we will have a short introduction to the area by a local specialist. After dinner we will have a further speaker
Saturday 1st April:
A.M. Tour of the Cathedral followed by a visit to the Castle.
P.M. By coach to East Kirkby Heritage Airfield
After Dinner: Talk on Lincoln’s History
Sunday 2nd April
A short car drive takes us to the splendid Gainsborough Old Hall, then Lunch and depart.
See here for the flyer and booking form