Category: Witham on the Hill

Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days 2011

Two of this years Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days take place in theBythams area on Saturday 10 September.  The Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology are organising a walk over the surviving earthworks of the Medieval castle in Castle Bytham.  45 minute walks will start from the entrance next to Castle Farm SK9800 1840 at 11.00am and 12noon.  To book onto the walk contact Ken Hollamby 01522 526731.

The second Open Day is a 2.5 mile walk along part of the disused railway line which linked Bourne to Saxby taking in both the Toft Tunnel and the Lound Viaduct – two major engineering features of the line.  The event starts at 1.30pm on Saturday 10 September and, again, the event is organised by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology and to book onto the walk you should contact Heritage Lincolnshire 01529 461499.

For further details of all of the Heritage Lincolnshire Open Days in 2011 visit Heritage Lincolnshire or for the full national programme visit Heritage Open Days.  If you miss this years then next years weekend is planned for 6 to 9 September 2012.

Music in Quiet Places 2011

Simon ThackerMusic in Quiet Places is a series of performances, which have taken place on summer evenings in south west Lincolnshire for the last 22 years.  The venues and performances change every year, the last performance in theBythams area taking place during Music in Quiet Places 2010 when “The Lincs Effect” performed in St James Church in Castle Bytham.

Simon Thacker‘s technical virtuosity and emotionally charged interpretations have established him as one of Britain’s most exciting classical performers and on Thursday 28 July at 7.30pm he will be performing in St Andrew’s Church in Witham-on-the-Hill.

Tickets priced at £12 (£11, £7 Under 26’s), are available from Stamford Arts Centre, 01780 763203 and the Six Bells in Witham-on-the-Hill.

Driver Airlifted to Pilgrim Hospital after Accident

A 20 year old woman was airlifted to the Pilgrim Hospital in Boston after suffering head injuries when her car was involved in an accident on Wednesday 30 March at around 5.45pm.

The woman was driving a Toyota Yaris car which was in collision with a Volkswagen Golf near West Farm on the road between Little Bytham and Witham on the Hill. Continue reading

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