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A weekend remembering the Brewsters & William Bradford

Two events took place last weekend (21st-22nd August) in the home villages of two key pilgrim leaders. Scrooby On Saturday, Scrooby Manor – historic home of the Brewster family – was open to the public for the first time. A free heritage day was organised by Pilgrim Roots with partners Manor Opera, with activities in […]
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Pilgrim Trails newsletter Summer 2021

We are open again! Our Summer edition of the Pilgrim Trails newsletter is available to download, providing information about upcoming events, our online activities and the progress of this Heritage Lottery Funded project! Bassetlaw Museum was able to reopen its doors in May as restrictions eased. It’s been fantastic to welcome visitors from near and […]
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The Flight of the Separatists

All Aboard the Mayflower! Family-friendly fun with the children’s theatre company Rhubarb Theatre Last year’s postponed ‘Flight of the Separatists’ event will take place on Saturday 17th July in the grounds of the newly re-opened Gainsborough Old Hall. The event had been scheduled for May last year, to mark the town’s links to the Mayflower […]
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Spirit of Mayflower Podcast

Mayflower Artist Rachel Carter Spirit of Mayflower artist Rachel Carter crossed the Atlantic on a cargo ship to understand something of the pilgrims’ experience from 400 years ago. She spent time as an artist in residence at Pilgrim Monument and Provincetown Museum before returning to England and creating the Pilgrim Woman statue through a community […]
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How to plant the Three Sisters

The ‘Three Sisters’ method is companion planting at its best, with three plants growing symbiotically to deter weeds and pests, enrich the soil, and support each other.
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