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Events

Sites of conflict in Lincolnshire and the East Midlands

Saturday 25th March 2017

A free Bishop Grosseteste University/Battlefields Trust Conference looking at sites of conflict, particularly in Lincolnshire and the surrounding area, and discussing ways in which they may be preserved, studied and interpreted.

The event will appeal to teachers and students of history and all those with an interest in local heritage and history.

 

PLEASE REGISTER AT  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/sites-of-conflict-in-lincolnshire-and-the-east-midlands-tickets-32530184658

 

Bishop Grosseteste University

Longdales Road

Lincoln

LN1 3DY

 

 

PROGRAMME:

Magna Carta and beyond: sites of conflict in and around Lincolnshire

Julian Humphrys

Development Officer, Battlefields Trust

 

Beyond the battlefield: castles and conflict in The Anarchy

Dr Duncan Wright

Senior Lecturer in Archaeology and Heritage, Bishop Grosseteste University

 

Newark in the Civil War

Kevin Winter and Glyn Hughes

Collections and Exhibitions Team, National Civil War Centre

 

Thorn Kings: Interpreting battlefields through poetry

Clare Mulley,

Poet-in-residence, Battlefields Trust

 

Panel discussion; Preserving and interpreting sites of conflict

Dr Claire Hubbard-Hall

Senior Lecturer in History, Bishop Grosseteste University.

 

 

Free parking on site.

Free tea and coffee

Delegates will be able to purchase lunch at the University refectory and cafe.

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