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.

1940s Blackout Ball


1940’s Blackout Ball

4th June  - The Drill Hall, Ropery Road, Gainsborough

Come and join us from 7 pm until late. Put on your 1940s outfit and come and dance to the Room 21 Big Band with The Axholme Sisters. There’ll be a War time period buffet and bar and dress and dance prizes.

Tickets: £15 each. Please order from either: The Gainsborough Heritage Centre - 610 526 or from Pink Orchid Florists.



The role of women during WWI

7th Sept  - Gainsborough House - 7.30 pm

Richard Pullen, the Chairman of the Friends of Lincoln Tank, will be speaking about the role of women during WWI.

Admission: £4.00. Tea and biscuits available in the interval.

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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