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A hard life in the workhouse…

A hard life in the workhouse…

History - 1st September

Various parliamentary acts were passed during the 16th century attempting to curb begging and also to place on local parishes responsibility for providing relief for the poor.

Illuminating Newton

Illuminating Newton

History - 1st September

His mathematical and scientific discoveries underpin much of modern day physics and engineering, and this year heralds the 350th anniversary of some of Sir Isaac Newton’s most important works – undertaken right here in Lincolnshire.

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’.

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