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June 2018

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED – Lost Landscape of Heroes – Commemorating WW1

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Moorends Miners Welfare & Community Development Centre, 24A West Road
Moorends, Thorne, Doncaster DN8 4LH United Kingdom
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*EVENT POSTPONED* PLEASE CHECK OUR FACEBOOK/WEBSITE FOR NEW DATE Join the LLoH team for a 3 hour, 2 part session. Part 1 - led by Robert Fish on Isle of Axholme and as a direct follow-up Part 2 - led by Tony Brookes with talks commemorating the men of the Isle of Axholme in WW1 and their research. Refreshments and lunch will be provided. Booking is essential - web: www.ukeconet.org/ioaloh.html email and phone: chriscp2@hallamec.plus.com; 0114 272 4227 The project The…

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Walking Axholme’s Past

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Owston Ferry DN9 1RG United Kingdom + Google Map

A walk with local author Robert Fish. This walk will begin at Kinnard Castle, Owston Ferry, and using examples along the way will explore the triumphs and tragedies over a thousand years of Axholme history. Come along and find out about a gravestone that split a religious community, a river tragedy that shook a village, a Carthusain priest who defied Henry VIII and how, despite riots and murder, a Dutchman changed a landscape. There will also be the chance to…

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Friends of Thorne Community Wood Task Day

June 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Thorne Community Wood, Lock Hill
Thorne, South Yorkshire DN7 6DS United Kingdom
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The Friends of Thorne Community Wood is a group that maintains, develops and promotes Thorne Community Wood. Founded in 1994 they work closely with the wood’s landowners (Thorne Moorends Town Council). The Group is managed and run entirely by volunteers. The Friends of Thorne Community Wood aim to provide the people of Thorne, Moorends and the surrounding area with the chance to undertake practical conservation work and learn about local environmental issues. They hold task days throughout the year in order…

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Finds Processing with North Lincolnshire Museum

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
North Lincolnshire Museum, Oswald Road
Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire DN15 7BD United Kingdom
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Finds Processing with North Lincolnshire Museum Thanks to our fieldwalking volunteers, we have lots of lovely finds that need sorting, washing and labelling. We collect finds from the ploughsoil and this helps date a site. Finds also provide archaeologists an idea of the activities that took place there. Working with our colleagues over at North Lincolnshire Museum the #IoAHC team will be hosting a Finds Processing session on the 3rd Tuesday of the month for 3 dates from 10am to…

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Lost Landscape of Heroes – Royal Observer Corps.

June 21 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, Dakota Way, Airbourne Road
Doncaster, South Yorkshire DN4 7FB United Kingdom
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Join the LLoH team for a 3 hour session introducing the ROC, its history and function with specific reference to IoA area.  Its role in WW2 to be outlined in Part 1 with Part 2 of session to carry forward to Cold War until stand-down in 1995. Session will include 'hands on' element with artefacts from ROC museum.  Speakers include John Shere and Simon Craine - Royal Observer Corps Association Heritage Team. Booking is essential - web: www.ukeconet.org/ioaloh.html email and…

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