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Welcome to PilgrimAGE

An online programme commemorating the Mayflower Pilgrims throughout Summer 2020, 400 years on from their historic transatlantic voyage Over the next few weeks, we’ll be bringing you short stories about that group of people who many know as the Pilgrims, as part of our summer PilgrimAGE programme to commemorate the Mayflower story in its 400th […]
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Covid-19 and 2020 Plans Update

Just about a decade in the making, the Mayflower 400 commemorations have been run aground by the storm of Covid-19. Suddenly, trying to finalise any of our plans for the anniversary year feels like – as Bradford would put it – ‘an adventure almost desperate’. The Museums are empty, the churches are closed, the trail […]
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Mayflower 400 programme moves online adapting to lockdown challenges

Gainsborough’s historic Pilgrim date commemorated West Lindsey District Council is working with local partners to develop an online programme of activities that will tell the story of the Mayflower Pilgrims and their connections to Lincolnshire and the Pilgrim Roots region. Starting on Gainsborough’s historic Pilgrim date this Sunday 10th May, a new digital campaign – PilgrimAGE – […]
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How to Survive Social Distancing: ideas from the Pilgrim Roots

Corona Virus is doing its best to spoil plans for Mayflower 400, and the Pilgrims Gallery and Gainsborough Old Hall have both been shut in line with government guidance – not to mention that our Pilgrim Churches have been prohibited from holding their usual services. There is a lot to worry about, but in cheerier […]
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