Gainsborough Heritage Centre
Parish Church
Christmas Cards for sale

Local History Archives

Centre and Events

Research help

Items for sale

The Gainsborough Heritage Centre is on North Street.

Centre opening times and events, exhibitions and talks

We have a selection of books, CDs, DVDs, photographs, Marshall items and a range of gifts available.

Do you have a Gainsborough ancestor you’d like to find?

We can go through our records and see if we can help.

Our archives include information on companies including Marshalls and Rose Brothers, schools, buildings, local newspapers, burials and cemeteries.

History of the Gainsborough Parish Church School was £10 now £5

Discounted books for sale

Postcards from Gainsborough’s Past was £15 now £10

History of the Parish Church School book cover small
Postcards from Gainsborough's Past Book cover small


Marshalls Men and Machines

11th July to 5th Sept 2015

At its peak, this local firm employed 5000 people and was the largest factory under a single roof in Europe. In this exhibition we learn about the men, and the machines they built, that were once shipped all over the world.

Admission: £1.50 (free for members)


Lincoln Landships

16th September at 7.30pm. Gainsborough House, Parnell Street, Gainsborough.

Admission: £4 including tea/coffee and biscuits

Gainsborough Heritage Association


The Gainsborough Heritage Association is a registered charity.  Our Centre is open 10 days a month and we hold regular events and exhibitions. We have an extensive archive of local history information, a research service available and a well stocked shop with books, CDs and DVDs.  Information about joining the Gainsborough Heritage Association is on our Contact pages.

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