Heritage revealed as part of festival

Heritage Open Day at Sibsey Church. Malcolm Smith of Sibsey with his model engines. EMN-190916-143519005
Heritage Open Day at Sibsey Church. Malcolm Smith of Sibsey with his model engines. EMN-190916-143519005

This weekend saw a series of events allowing people to explore history and heritage in buildings across the county - including several in the Boston district.

And there are more events in the area over the next few days as Lincolnshire’s annual Heritage Open Days Festival continues.

Heritage Open Day at Sibsey Church. Mark Schofield and Kate Hallett of Sibsey. EMN-190916-143614005

Heritage Open Day at Sibsey Church. Mark Schofield and Kate Hallett of Sibsey. EMN-190916-143614005

Almost 200 events are due to take place in total, with the festival finishing on Sunday.

Events this weekend included an exhibition entitled Lincolnshire Learning, Wisdom and Folklore St Margaret’s Church, Sibsey, offering the chance to discover traditional skills and see artefacts, history and craft displays, and learn about Lincolnshire folklore and agricultural traditions.

There was also an opportunity to see model working stationary engines along with craft table for children and craft demonstrations.

There were also heritage displays at The Beonna at Benington All Saints. These included a talk about e Beonna Project and a guided tour of the building, a Heritage Walk, Anglo-Saxon games to play and riddle competition and a chance to learn about Anglo Saxon runes.

Heritage Open Day at The Beonna. Faye Kamsika of Benington looking at plaques made by pupils of Giles School, Old Leake. EMN-190916-143530005

Heritage Open Day at The Beonna. Faye Kamsika of Benington looking at plaques made by pupils of Giles School, Old Leake. EMN-190916-143530005

Full details of events this week can be found on the Heritage Lincolnshire website and brochures are also available from libraries and tourist centres.

Heritage Open Day at Sibsey Church. Patricia Eveling of Sibsey EMN-190916-143552005

Heritage Open Day at Sibsey Church. Patricia Eveling of Sibsey EMN-190916-143552005

Heritage Open Day at Sibsey Church. Pam Smith and Andrew Everard looking at a display on the history of the church. EMN-190916-143603005

Heritage Open Day at Sibsey Church. Pam Smith and Andrew Everard looking at a display on the history of the church. EMN-190916-143603005

Heritage Open Day at The Beonna. Trustee of Benington Community Heritage Trust Judy Crowe, looking at lead plaques from the church rrof that have been preserved. EMN-190916-143625005

Heritage Open Day at The Beonna. Trustee of Benington Community Heritage Trust Judy Crowe, looking at lead plaques from the church rrof that have been preserved. EMN-190916-143625005

Heritage Open Day at The Beonna. David Meacock of Benington. EMN-190916-143636005

Heritage Open Day at The Beonna. David Meacock of Benington. EMN-190916-143636005

Heritage Open Day at Sibsey Church. Dr David Eveling of Sibsey. EMN-190916-143542005

Heritage Open Day at Sibsey Church. Dr David Eveling of Sibsey. EMN-190916-143542005