18 September 2019
England’s biggest heritage celebration, Heritage Open Day Week, is happening all this week between the 13th and 22nd September. The annual festival is a celebration of museums, heritage sites and other historical and cultural causes across England.
Many of these heritage causes in North Lincolnshire are self-funded, requiring donations and run by volunteers- and you can support them on Lincs Lotto!
There are lots of heritage causes you can support, with each cause bringing something different to make up North Lincolnshire’s unique cultural heritage. Ticket sales through Lincs Lotto help keep these causes running and open to the general public.
St Mark’s Community Group Amcotts- A community group set up to preserve the heritage of Amcotts village.
Scunthorpe and District Embroiderers’ Guild- A lively group of embroiderers meeting every month.
Saxby All Saints Bluebell Wood- A community group who have worked to develop the much-loved bluebell wood in Saxby All Saints.
Owston Ferry Smithy Museum and Heritage Centre- An abandoned blacksmiths forge turned into a local village museum, run entirely by volunteers.
Scunthorpe and District Model Railway Club- A group of volunteers who are passionate about model railways.
Brigg Heritage Centre- run by the Ancholme Valley Heritage Trust and almost entirely on volunteers, the centre looks to preserve the history of Brigg and wider North Lincolnshire.
Waterside Arts Cooperative- An organisation running The Ropewalk Arts Centre in Barton upon Humber.
Wrawby Windmill Society- A society dedicated to keeping Wrawby’s unique Postmill well maintained and open to the public.
CHAMP- A charity which manages Baysgarth House Museum in Barton upon Humber, having saved it from closure in 2004.
To find a Heritage cause to support on Lincs Lotto, just click "Find a Cause" and select "Heritage" in the filter menu.
Support them today through Lincs Lotto and help keep North Lincolnshire’s heritage alive!
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