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Illuminate Gainsborough – Mayflower 400

November 16, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

This event includes a street parade and performances commemorating 400 years since the Mayflower’s voyage. Activities explore the pilgrims’ story and its connection to Gainsborough, Lincolnshire in the Pilgrim Roots region. Featuring digital projections onto Gainsborough’s historic Old Hall and a parade through the town with willow lanterns made by artists, community groups and young people from Gainsborough, ‘Illuminate’ is both a part of the University of Lincoln’s festival hub for Being Human and a highlight event in the events calendar for ‘Mayflower 400’, the UK’s official commemorative programme and partnership for the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s voyage. Supported by funding from Arts Council England.

This event is part of the ‘Moving Stories: Discovering Lives Lived Differently’ festival hub organised by the University of Lincoln.

Contact organisers for details on parade starting point.

[Image: © West Lindsey District Council and Electric Egg]

In partnership with

West Lindsey District Council; Pilgrim Roots; Mayflower 400

Contact email address

tourism.info@west-lindsey.gov.uk

Booking required?

No




Details

Date:
November 16
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Description for print
Street parade & performances commemorating 400 years since the Mayflower's voyage, Pilgrims' heritage and its connection to Gainsborough, Lincolnshire in ‘Pilgrim Roots’ region. Featuring digital projections onto Gainsborough's historic Old Hall and a parade through the town with willow lanterns.
Is booking required?
No
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Festival Hub - University of Lincoln
Contact email address
tourism.info@west-lindsey.gov.uk
Event partners
West Lindsey District Council; Pilgrim Roots; Mayflower 400
Region
East Midlands
City/town
Gainsborough
Accessibility information
Street parade in open spaces across the town centre
Image copyright information
Credit: Electric Egg/West Lindsey District Council

Venue

Gainsborough Town Centre: United Reformed Church – Gainsborough Old Hall – Market Place – Marshall’s Yard
Gainsborough Town Centre
Gainsborough, Lincolnshire DN21 2EU United Kingdom
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Accessibility information
Street parade in open spaces across the town centre
Website:
www.discovergainsborough.com/pilgrim-roots/