REM Lincolnshire Heritage Awards Winners


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County museums are award winners 

Lincolnshire Museums and heritage sites were announced as award winners at the Renaissance Heritage Awards award ceremony held at Alford Manor House on 16 July 2010.

 The ceremony celebrated the work of museums and heritage collections throughout the county, with St Katherine’s – 900 years of History Heritage and Cultural Centre winning Museum of the Year.

The Awards, supported by Renaissance East Midlands, are in their fourth year, recognising excellence in museums and heritage across the county. 

The 2010 winners are:

Best Event 2010

Winner: The Collection for Games Through The Ages

Best Exhibition 2010

Winner: The Collection and Lincolnshire Archives for Tennyson Transformed – Alfred Tennyson and Visual Culture 

Inspiration Award for Best Special Project 2010

Winner: Lincolnshire Road Transport Museum for New Building  

Work with Children and Young People 2010

Winner: Alford Manor House for ESAP – Extended Schools Arts project

Collections Care and Development 2010

Winner: Louth Museum for Creation of management database of Louth Museum’s collection

Best Student Placement Award 2010

Winner: Boston Guildhall and student Angela Waitland

 People’s Choice Award 2010

Winner: Church Farm Museum 

 Hannah Gould, Lincolnshire Museum Development Officer and the co-ordinator for the Awards, said: “Choosing one winner from the high quality of entrants has been a really difficult task for the judges this year. The awards ceremony celebrates the work of all our county’s museums and heritage collections and reminds us how lucky we are to have access to such diverse and such high quality venues and exhibitions, providing great days out for all the family in Lincolnshire”.


The Lincolnshire Renaissance Heritage Awards ceremony is today, Friday 16 July from 6.15 – 9pm, with the ceremony itself at 7pm.

Photo opportunity of the winners: 8.30pm or we can send images of the winners to you.

For more information and images contact: 

Hannah Gould on 01507 329233 or

Catherine Hallsworth on 0116 252 7392

 Notes to Editors

The Lincolnshire Renaissance Heritage Awards are part of the East Midlands Renaissance Heritage Awards and similar awards are happening in Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire and Leicestershire and Rutland. 

 Renaissance is a £150 million programme to transform England’s regional museums. For the first time, investment from central government is helping regional museums across the country to raise their standards and deliver real results in support of education, learning, community development and economic regeneration. Renaissance is helping museums to meet people’s changing needs – and to change people’s lives. 

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