International Bomber Command Centre

Coming to QEGS in Horncastle immediately after the official opening of the centre and the week after the 75th anniversary of the Dambusters raid, the International Bomber Command Centre will be making their presence known in the centre of Bomber County.  Don’t miss your opportunity to meet Air Vice-Marshal Paul Robinson in this most auspicious of anniversary years.  #RAF100

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Lincolnshire Aircraft Recovery Group

Just over half way through our Festival of Talks and we are happy to welcome Ian Blackamore from Lincs Aircraft Recovery Group to come and speak on WEDNESDAY 16th May.  Please do come along and show your support for RAF100 7.30pm.  Lemon drizzle cake has already been deployed.

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Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – Mark Sugden

FREE ENTRY. Our Festival of Talks is moving into bomber territory now and our first sortie with the Lancaster comes with Squadron Leader Mark Sugden of the BBMF. The BBMF is based at RAF Coningsby and is flown by regular serving RAF Aircrew. The Flight operates six Spitfires, two Hurricane Mk 2Cs, a Lancaster as well as a C47 Dakota and two Chipmunk aircraft. You will no doubt have seen…

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Displaying the Typhoon in the Royal Air Force’s 100th Year

1st May 7.30pm  FREE ENTRY Flt Lt Jim Peterson – RAF Typhoon 2018 Display Pilot Bermudan born Jim can remember the day he made the decision to fly fast jets.  He was 10 years old when he set about achieving his ambition… and the rest is history.  Jim has been stationed in Lossiemouth, Marham and Coningsby, flown tornados and simulators, and seen action in the Falklands, Iraq and Libya.  Now…

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Sue’s Blogs – Sutton Snr Smashes it!

Len Sutton’s wonderful, personalised talk on the History of the RAF in Lincolnshire was the perfect opener for Adult Education’s FREE Festival of Talks on Tuesday. On the hottest day of the year, the audience tried to spread out in order to keep cool, but even with all the windows and doors open, we still felt the heat. Luckily Volunteer Karen was totally at home in charge of drinks and…

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“Lincolnshire Aviation in WW1” Brian Riley, Aviation Heritage

FREE ENTRY! 7.30pm 24th April 2018 Hot from opening their fabulous “Bastion in the Air” Lottery funded exhibition at RAF Scampton, Aviation Heritage are bringing their show to QEGS in Horncastle.  Brian Riley will be telling the story of the beginnings of the RAF, enhanced by slides and photos.  This talk will feature part of the research gathered the the heritage project which has secured in excess of £600,000 from both the lottery and various…

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History of the RAF in Lincolnshire Weds 18th April 7.30pm

THIS EVENT IS FREE! Len Sutton, one of Lincolnshire’s most prominent historians, will be opening our Festival of Talks with his all-encompassing talk on the History of the RAF in Lincolnshire. Len is a retired Senior Warrant Office and Old Boy of QEGS. His latter years with the RAF saw him deeply involved with the formation and operation of the BBMF. Len is a well-known and much-loved local character who…

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Sue’s Blogs – Singing for Joy!

SINGING!  TA DAH! Today’s thoughts are with keeping our brains healthy!  There are many ways in which we can help ourselves, eating well and exercising.  But did you know that singing can actually make you happier?  Certainly our Love2Sing group are a very happy bunch and we love Tuesdays!   https://takelessons.com/live/singing/health-benefits-of-singing

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RAF Centenary Celebration “Festival of Talks” #RAF100

FREE ENTRY!  7.30pm start for all dates. email adulteducation@qegs.lincs.sch.uk to book. This year we celebrate each of the 100 years of the RAF with our “Festival of Talks” on all things Royal Air Force.  QEGS Horncastle continues on its well established and glorious journey alongside the RAF in Lincolnshire.  Being well placed in the centre of the county QEGS has welcomed hundreds of air force children through its doors, and we are immensely proud…

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NEW! French Chatter Games Night 24th April “La Bombe”

In conjunction with Horncastle Twinning Association, Adult Education QEGS is developing a group of French chatterers!  We have decided to come together to provide a loose programme of themes and events to encourage the use of French.  Anyone is welcome, fluency is not a problem.  All that is needed is the ability to absorb language through usage. 28th February 7.30pm 2018 Entry is free (although donations for facilities and refreshments are…

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NEW DATES! Cake Decorating Starting 25th April 2018

Starting 2018.  Cake decorating with flair! We are limited to 10 places on this course, so make sure you book your place immediately. Teresa Buttress of the Wolds Cake Company will be taking you through the basis introductory steps towards beautiful cakes. Information on equipment needed below. Email adulteducation@qegs.lincs.sch.uk to secure your booking. Online payment through our “booking a course” tab. Classes will take place on Wednesday evenings from 7pm to…

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ZUMBA for Beginners

As part of a push to encourage us all to achieve a better level of fitness, we have decided to start with a fun-for-all world dance class.  We will hold this once a month on the last Wednesday of the month to begin with and see how we get on. We have been lucky enough to engage our local Horncastle fitness guru, Sarah Marwood, to take on the challenge of…

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Community Orchestra

Bring your old violin, your oboe or your trombone and learn to play in style.  Join others whose early musical talent lost a battle against career and family life.  Rejuvenate and revive your inner musician. “Best value music lesson you will ever enjoy” With experienced, professional teacher  Debbie Dalgliesh  (MusBHonsManch).  Debbie has vast experience with community music making, being an L.C.C. peripatetic music teacher and also having set up the successful…

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Spanish NEW TEACHER REQUIRED

Could you teach this class?  Contact Sue: sgraus@qegs.lincs.sch.uk Dates cancelled until further notice! Wednesdays 8.30 – 9:45pm Hola! Holidays in Spain with an understanding of the language will be so much more rewarding.  Whatever your needs, a few phrases for your holiday or preparation for a new life in Spain, our courses will help you reach and exceed your goal.  This is the first level in our tiered language courses in…

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