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Pilgrim Trails newsletter Spring 2020

Our spring edition of the Pilgrim Trails newsletter is available to download, providing information about all our upcoming events and the progress of this Heritage Lottery Funded project! Please note that, unfortunately, the Wicked Pilgrim talk by Randal Charlton has been cancelled due to concerns about Covid-19. Please check our Events page for the very […]
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Ancient Planting could reap reward in 2020

We are calling all keen gardeners, allotment owners, community gardens and those who might just want a go, to consider attempting the three sisters planting method this year. The three sisters refer to maize (corn), beans and squash: the foods which formed a staple for both native North Americans and the Mayflower Pilgrims when they […]
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Make a May Flower

West Lindsey District Council launch community art project to inspire residents to learn about the Mayflower Pilgrims 2020 marks the 400th anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower from Plymouth UK to Plymouth Massachusetts. Gainsborough has a special connection to the Mayflower anniversary as separatist movements originated in this region that led them on their […]
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Pilgrim Roots Illuminate Events

Marking the beginning of the Mayflower 400 anniversary year Illuminate 2019 was kicked off in our region with the very first Illuminate lantern parade of the year taking place in Gainsborough on the 16th of November. Here, the parade combined with market stalls on the streets and the Christmas lights switch on at Marshal’s Yard […]
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Special Visitors to the Pilgrims Gallery

In recent weeks the Pilgrims Gallery has welcomed some very special visitors! We hosted our first school group – a group of school councillors – and a group of Cub Scouts working towards their Local History badge. The children loved hearing a sample of William Brewster’s stories in the study, with images from his life […]
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