In 1937 a Miss Charlotte Mary Epton, schoolmistress in North Willingham, loaned an early 18th century mantua style dress to the Usher Art Gallery, Lincoln, for inclusion in their Coronation Exhibition.
All market towns have their own unique character and ambience, but Sleaford is one where you need to take time out and go exploring to find its hidden treasures.
Steffie Shields suggests seeking sensational swathes of snowdrops at Easton Walled Gardens.
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It is little known that a second Norman Conquest almost took place in England in the early part of the thirteenth century. What’s more, Lincoln played a central role in securing the country for Henry III.
The early twentieth century saw a revival in the making of handmade and hand decorated ceramics. Perhaps the most famous potter during this period was Bernard Leach (1887-1979) who started his studio in St Ives in 1920 with his friend and fellow potter, Shoji Hamada (1894-1978).