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Battles and Dynasties

Battles and Dynasties

History - 26th April

Lincolnshire’s Great Exhibition, held to mark the 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta in 2015, was such a success, and attended by so many, that I was determined that it should not be looked back on as an isolated event.

Tales of humanity in Bomber Command toll

Tales of humanity in Bomber Command toll

History - 1st April

Six months from now the International Bomber Command Centre on Canwick Hill, Lincoln will open its doors to the public. In the first of six articles leading up to the opening ceremony, the project’s Losses Archivist, Dave Gilbert, describes the Losses aspect of the project.

Lincoln Horse Races

Lincoln Horse Races

History - 1st March

The earliest reference to horse racing in Lincoln appears in the Register of Acts of Lincoln Corporation dated February 1597, which reads ‘the Mayor’s charges for a scaffold at the horse race to be allowed’.

Clarke’s World Famed Blood Mixture

Clarke’s World Famed Blood Mixture

History - 1st January

Francis Clarke was a three-time Mayor of Lincoln and noted philanthropist. His concern for the wellbeing of the people also extended to a medicinal ‘cure-all’, a remedy which promised great health benefits but would not pass muster today.

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