Discover the hidden history of the area with Heritage Open Days.
Here are some of the local events.
Tours of St Adelwold’s Church, Alvingham, and St Mary’s Church, North Cockerington, on Sunday September 15, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Enter Alvingham village and proceed down Church Lane to the water mill. Park there and walk through the farm yard to the church gate.
St Edith’s Parish Church, Grimoldby, is open from September 12 to 15.
St Peter’s Church, Holton le Clay, is open with a bring and buy stall on September 14.
Discover the treasures of St Margaret’s Church, Huttoft, on September 14 and 15.
At St Margaret’s Church, Keddington, see the newly restored roof and windows, font, pulpit and other original features on September 15. Guided tours throughout the day.
All Saints Church, Legbourne, is open from September 12 to 15. On Saturday from 10am to 4pm the ringers will show you the ropes or try the hand bells. On Sunday at 12noon and 3pm Jean Howard will be leading church tours lasting approximately one hour. All Saints is a significant example of a medieval chalk building with fragments of early glass.
Discover the Places and Spaces Below Louth’s Skyline, a guided tour by Louth Civic Trust, is on Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. Book on 01507 603648.
Louth Museum Library Open Book Event is on Friday. Book on 015967 605825.
Louth Museum Open Day is on Saturday from 10am to 4pm. See the biggest collection of woodcarvings by Thomas Wallis, Louth Panorama with flythrough, Louth carpets with replica to handle and the 1920 flood display.
Tours of Orme Almshouses in Eastgate are on Friday at 10am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 3pm.
Built in 1885 the ten Almshouses and Lodge were designed in the ‘modern Elizabethan’ style of brick with stone dressings by Louth architect James Fowler.
Visit the Sessions House, former Magistrates Court, on Friday where the conserved old court room showcases the unique Brown’s Panorama. Book on 01507 355895.
Withcall Farm Museum has an open day on Saturday from 12.30pm to 5.30pm.
On Sunday September 15 go along to St Andrew’s Church, Stewton, between 10am and 4pm. A newly launched information booklet will help to identify some key features. Delicious refreshments and plants and produce will be available.
On September 14 and 15 from 2pm to 4pm Gayton Engine Preservation Society will be holding open days at Gayton Engine Pumping Station, located near Theddlethorpe All Saints.
This restored pumping station houses a 1936 Petter engine which is in operation on open days, it also houses an exhibition of land drainage items.
Admission and car parking are free.