Chairman’s Report for AGM 2018

2018-07-09T20:02:42+00:00 January 19th, 2017|News|

Firstly thank you Lady Willoughby for hosting the Annual General Meeting and to those attending. I am indebted to all our Subscribers for their continued support for Lincolnshire Churches Trust.  Thanks to you LCT has continued to be able to give grants to applicants which enable much needed work to keep Lincolnshire's churches safe and [...]

SECRETARY’S REPORT AUGUST 2016

2016-08-02T18:01:12+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|News|

2016 has been a very successful year for events so far, with excellent attendances at the majority of them and positive feedback from those who did so. I am pleased to announce the appointment, at our AGM in March this year, of a new Trustee, the Reverend Michael Cartwright.  Michael served as Vicar of Market [...]

RECENT GRANTS AWARDED

2018-07-09T20:34:53+00:00 June 6th, 2016|News|

At our AGM in April 2018 our Grants Secretary, Jeffrey Couzens, reported that since the last Trustees' meeting there had been a steady flow of enquiries, although, with funding generally tight, completed applications were more limited. We had received two applications in connection with roof re-covering projects (following lead theft) which relate to problems found [...]

LCT Art Competition 2017

2017-03-06T21:56:33+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Events, Feature of the Month, News|

Yes, the competition is running again, and it would be lovely if you could enter a painting.  The subject remains the same ~ a Lincolnshire church. The reason it has taken so long to make the announcement is that we have been having trouble finding a venue for the exhibition in Lincoln.  The Library can [...]

Winners of the 2013 Art Competition

2016-07-27T10:19:29+00:00 June 4th, 2013|News|

Congratulations to everyone who entered.  The work is of an exceptionally high standard. ADULT WINNERS: 1st Prize: Tina Negus 2nd Prize: Evelyn Wright 3rd Prize: Anne Harris 4th Prize: Aline Caspari HIGHLY COMMENDED (in alphabetical order) Phil Biggs Olive Cartwright Mick Craven Karen Deverreux Jo Eades Charlotte Ellis Pam Hennell Val Littlewood Hugh Marrows Debbie [...]

Friendly faces

2017-05-23T10:23:37+00:00 April 12th, 2012|News|

Not all the carvings in churches are of angels or gargoyles.  Some show the smiling faces of mediaeval folk who, maybe, were generous patrons and sponsors of the church.  Or perhaps they were just members of the sculptor’s family and friends. These two delightful faces belong on each side of the arch to the south [...]