East Midlands

Properties and events in East Midlands

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'Down Greedy Gut and Up Red Lion Passage'

Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall, High Street, Kirton in Lindsey, Lincolnshire, DN21 4LZ
In person
Pre-booking required

Join this guided historical walk around the town particularly looking at the stories behind these and other wonderfully named public paths and cut throughs.

'The Wonky House' 40-42 Michaelgate

40-42 Michaelgate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN1 3BT
In person
Pre-booking required

An exciting sneak peek into Lincoln's iconic 'Wonky House'!

175 Years of the Barton Railway.

Barton Railway Station, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire, DN18 5QE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Learn more about the scenic Barton Railway Line.

1974-2024 - "Fifty Years On" - Lincoln Christ's Hospital School

Lincoln Christ's Hospital School, Wragby Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 4PN
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit Lincoln Christ's Hospital School and tour the buildings, look at our photo galleries and new digital website, look at "50 items for 50 years", hear about "Fifty Years On" and discuss "Routes - Networks - Connections".

204 years of Grantham History: Grantham Freemason Hall

Grantham Freemason Hall, 4 Chambers Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 8BL
In person
Pre-booking not required

Explore Grantham Freemasons’ Hall: a rare peek into 204 years of Grantham history and Masonic heritage.

529 years of Loughborough Grammar School - Tower Opening and Exhibition

Burton Walks, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 2DU
In person
Pre-booking not required

The 1852 Building will be open including the tower, which is accessed by 59 steps up a spiral staircase, giving a great view of Loughborough and surrounding districts. Items from the School's archives will be available to view in adjacent areas.

70 Fane Family portraits from 1550.

Fulbeck Manor, Fulbeck, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 3JN
In person
Pre-booking required

Enjoy 70 Fane family portraits!

A guided tour of The Ropewalk.

The Ropewalk, Maltkiln Road, Barton Upon Humber, Lincolnshire, DN18 5JT
In person
Pre-booking required

Join us for a guided tour of The Ropewalk followed by a talk about the building by Liz Bennet.

A guided walk of Waterside Road focusing on its history of transport and industry.

Meet at the Maltkiln Road footbridge on Waterside Road, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire, DN18 5BH
In person
Pre-booking required

A guided walk of Waterside Road, Barton-upon-Humber.

A guided walk/talk around Newark's timber framed heritage

Newark Library, London Road Car Park, Balderton Gate, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1UW
In person
Pre-booking required

As well as spotting the less obvious & well-disguised timber-framed buildings, this walk, guided by local architect Bernard Martin, around the centre of Newark, will visit some of the timber-framed buildings.

A History of Roads and Travel in Coaching Times

The Museum of the Horse, 1 Market Place, Tuxford, Nottinghamshire, NG22 0LA
In person
Pre-booking preferred

An exhibition of the the development of roads and travel and the coaching system with a study of Tuxford, one of the earliest stops on the Great North Road. There will be an illustrated talk on September 15th 1400.

A Lasting Legacy at Newark Cemetery Chapel Interpretation Centre

Newark Cemetery Chapel Interpretation Centre, London Road, 12, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 1SQ
In person
Pre-booking not required

The chapel in Newark Cemetery will be open with members of the Friends of Newark Cemetery on hand to help locate graves. There will also be a display in the Chapel entitled 'A Lasting Legacy'.

A Novelist’s Route to Success at the Ted Lewis Centre

Ferriby Road, Barton-upon-Humber, Lincolnshire, DN18 5LE
In person
Pre-booking not required

Ted Lewis, Father of British Dark Fiction.

A Spectacular Brick Church

Church of St John the Baptist, Burringham, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN17 3LY
In person
Pre-booking not required

Visit this remarkable Victorian church designed by the ‘rogue’ architect, S. S. Teulon, and be intrigued.

A Step into the Past and a Leap into the Future.

20 21 Visual Arts Centre, Church Square, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN17 1DR
In person
Pre-booking not required

Join us for free arts and crafts and to learn all about our recent epic restoration!

A Walk and Talk. Ryhall Road in Stamford: Local History On Your Doorstep

Stamford Retail Park, Ryhall Road, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 1TX
In person
Pre-booking required

Within a mile of McDonalds (Ryhall Road) you have the sites of two large engineering firms, a Workhouse, a Children’s Home, a link to King Edward VIII, the childhood home of a writer of young adult fiction, and a World War II bomb site.

A.W. Pugin's Radical Restoration of St Mary's Church, Wymeswold

St Mary's C of E Church, Wymeswold, 1 The Stockwell, Wymeswold, Leicestershire, LE12 6UF
In person
Pre-booking not required

The restoration of the parish church at Wymeswold, Leicestershire, was something of a trend-setter - at least back in the 1840s. Bob Trubshaw puts this restoration into the context of the early Gothic Revival movement.

Abbey Pumping Station Museum

Museum Of Technology, Abbey Pumping Station, Corporation Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5PX
In person
Pre-booking required

Discover Abbey Pumping Station with tours of Beam Engine and Transport Shed.

All Saints with Holy Trinity Parish Church Loughborough

All Saints with Holy Tinity Church, Steeple Row, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 1EE
In person
Pre-booking not required

As part of Loughborough Heritage Open Weekend, guided and self guided tours of the church are available on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th Sept plus a traditional Choral Evensong service sung for centuries in this historic building.

Along the Foss Canal in photographs

Saxilby Village Hall, High St, Saxilby, Lincolnshire, LN1 2HA
In person
Pre-booking preferred

Join us for this photographic exhibition by John Wilson.