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

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

VE Day Dinner and Dance

8th May 2015.

Celebrate the end of the war in Europe with us at our dinner and dance.

With swing dance from Room 21 Big Band, wartime food and dance and costume prizes (put on your best 1940s costume), come and join us at the Weston Rooms, Hickman Street.

Tickets cost £20 and the event starts at 7pm until late.


Victory in Europe

25th April to 20th June

See how the Allied victory in Europe brought an end to the second largest conflict ever fought. Learn how the town celebrated the end of the war and how the war changed the world.

Admission: £3 (£1.50 members)

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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