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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

Update! 16/04/2020 Having heard from people taking part about all the time and effort they are putting into nurturing their crops, we have decided to increase the prize! In honour of their efforts, first prize will be £250, and second prize £100, of Dukeries Garden Centre vouchers! It’s not too late to get involved and […]
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Make a May Flower

Update, April 2020, the completed flowers will now be accepted until the end of the year! 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 […]
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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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