Events & talksEarly announcement of Annual Trip - ‘A BREAK IN THE NORTH’ SEPTEMBER 16th – 20th 2024Five days (4 nights) half board staying at The Riverside Hotel, Kendal. The Hotel is situated on the banks of the river Kent and all the bedrooms have a river view. Due to the rising coach and hotel costs, this is the only extended trip we will be arranging this year.The itinerary will include possible visits to – Skipton Castle, Lancaster and its Castle & Museums, Leighton Hall, Abbott Hall Art Gallery and the Lakeland & Industry Museum. There will be an opportunity to visit Leeds City Art Gallery on the return journey.The cost of the tour is £520 for doubles sharing and a £120 supplement, for single occupation. The cost of the tour does not include entry fees. Your committee will need to confirm numbers with the tour company by the 10th February.If you would like to book a place/s on the tour please contact Richard Wood, 51 Hawthorn Road, Cherry Willingham, Lincoln LN3 4JU. Deposits are needed by 10th February, 2024. Cheques will be held until that date. We need to ensure sufficient interest before proceeding with this one, and only tour.Click here for a booking form and further details.February 22ndThe Shock of the Old: Discovering Britain’s Ice Age Cave Art 2.00pm. Venue: The Lincoln Museum.Cost: Members £8.00. Non Members £10.00. Students £5.00An account of the search for, and discovery of, Britain’s first Ice Age cave art at Creswell Crags in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, by Dr Paul Bahn: ”how my 30-year dream was fulfilled in a single morning! The engravings and bas-reliefs discovered have been dated to around 13,000 years ago and are thus by far the oldest known artistic depictions in the country”. Paul Bahn is recognised as a leading expert in pre-historic cave art worldwide. The Friends anticipate that many may be interested in this talk and welcome the attendance of guests. If you would like to attend this talk then please send your name and contact information with your cheque, payable to FLMAG, to Val Hutchinson, 10 Whitley Close, Skellingthorpe, Lincoln. LN65RY Click here for a booking form and further detailsContact Carey Cowham for BACS payment details March Talk to be arrangedApril 11th AGM 1.30 pm AuditoriumTalk by James Sharples on the museum redisplay September 16th Four night break based at Kendal - see aboveWe are a Registered Charity directing all proceeds from subscriptions and events towards the acquisition, conservation, display and promotion of exhibits at Lincoln’s Museums and Gallery.