We very much hope that the festival will resume once again in 2021.
Thank you to all church stewards, committee and all our lovely visitors for your support in this decision.”
Paul Howitt-Cowan, Chair, West Lindsey Churches Festival Committee
Read, print or download over 30 stories supplied by our local churches on this page.
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Alternatively click this link to view all stories on one page.
A Man Called Colswain
The Cammeringham Light
Charles Carver Clarke
460 Squadron RAAF
Miss Peele of Corringham - Rags to Riches and to Love
Tragic Encounters Laid to Rest
Our Earthquake Story
Our Claim to Fame
A Story of Fiskerton & Meet the Ancestors
The Beechey Boys
Gainsborough All Saints
Stars of Stage and Screen
Gainsborough Friends Meeting House
Quakers in our Meeting House
Gainsborough St Thomas
St Thomas of Canterbury Church 1866-2016
Gainsborough United Reformed Church
Pastor of the Pilgrim Fathers
The kidnapping and death of Frederick Vyner in 1870
Our connection to Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Kirton in Lindsey Part I
A Potted History
Kirton in Lindsey Part II
Clocks, Bells, Reverends, Knights and Organs!
How do you solve a problem like St Mary’s?
Tudor and Stewart Lincoln
Riby Part I
The Mystery of the Missing Cook and WHAT HAPPENED AFTER!
Riby Part II
The Theft of a Bell to Adorn a Hermitage
Sir Joseph Nickerson
A Momentous Discovery
Scotton and its church dedicated to St Genewys
Thomas Retford - Vicar of Snelland
Spital in the Street
A Potted History
An interesting and Exciting find...
Tapestries and Wild Men
A Brief History