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.
A fascination for collecting traditional, coachbuilt prams has become a successful business for Alison and Graham Richardson, who bill themselves as ‘The world’s leading pram restorers’, also hiring them out as authentic props to television and film crews.