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Hidden Lindum Colonia beneath the city

July 23, 2021
See beneath the city and journey back to Roman Lincoln. We unveiled the seven sites of Hidden Lindum Colonia last week as part of our Festival of Archaeology: Exploring local Places. Take your students on an interactive trail of Lindum Colonia. Follow the map and explore the hidden city between The Collection Museum and Lincoln Castle. The trail starting point is the Roman villa that...
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Collection Museum Virtual gallery scan

July 23, 2021
Very exciting news! During our Festival of Archaeology we launched our new Collection Museum Virtual gallery scan. You will be able to explore the gallery with your students and develop your own interpretation for the collections. We are now devising new digital learning activities to support you so let us know if there are topics you would like us to focus in on!
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New ‘Your Patch of Earth’ Arts Award launched

May 4, 2021
The Investigate learning team is delighted to launch a brand new Arts Award offer for budding artists aged 5 to 25. Take inspiration from our ‘Your Patch of Earth’ project to earn yourself an Arts Award ‘Discover’ certificate. Arts Award is a nationally recognised qualification from Trinity College London and  ‘Discover’ is the first level....
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What a great day on the walls of Lincoln Castle!

April 22, 2021
Day 1 of our filming with Paradigm Arts and the Investigate Learning team have started production of our new Investigate from the Castle Walls digital project kit. We certainly learnt a lot about filming in windy conditions and had great fun!! Watch this space for more on this new development in the coming months.
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Go green and get creative with ‘Your Patch of Earth’

April 6, 2021
Do you enjoy getting creative? Do you want to care for the planet? Well, if you answered ‘yes’ then this project is definitely for you! ‘Your Patch of Earth’ is our new creative arts project, encouraging you to get arty whilst considering environmental themes. All our activities also link to our wonderful heritage sites and collections. Learn how to ‘make do...
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We are looking to commission new artists

March 4, 2021
The Investigate Learning Team are looking to commission four artists who are at an early stage in their careers. The artists will create a bespoke style for new Arts Award resources that relate to our Creative Arts Kits.   We are able to pay each of the artists £500, which has been made possible due to our Art Fund Respond and Reimagine grant award. Closing date is Sunday...
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Online Exhibition Learning Project

February 4, 2021
Online Exhibition Learning Project in response to the 80th Anniversary of the Battle of Britain in partnership with the Imperial War Museum We are excited to bring you our collaborative digital Exhibition Learning Project that explores, interprets and responds to a selection of art works that reflect the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Britain. Over the next 8 weeks we will showcase...
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Take our new Viking Virtual Voyage Quiz

November 20, 2020
The learning team have been digging a little deeper into Lincolnshire’s Viking history since the release of the new Assassin’s Creed Valhalla video game.  The game features ‘Lincolnscire’ and it allows you to explore a fictionalised version of Lincoln in the 9th Century. We’ve created a  new interactive quiz to test your knowledge about the...
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Lincoln Castle – Lucy the dragon big draw

November 18, 2020
Lucy the Dragon is turning even more green – she is very excited and needs your help! Calling all you budding artists, designers and inventors for our Big Green Draw Exhibition. Have a go at designing new and extraordinary environmentally friendly inventions for Lucy to use around Lincoln Castle. Be as imaginative and magical as possible! We were thinking you could design us a...
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Puppies and poppies! Remembrance day 2020

November 9, 2020
With all the restrictions imposed upon us as a result of the pandemic, sadly we are not able run our wonderful Poppy Remembrance workshops this year with the fabulously talented Ruth Pigott. However after speaking to both Ruth and the celebrated poet Ash Dickinson, who many schools have worked with before, we have put together both a KS1 and KS2 workshop which are available on our Aviation...
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