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Charters, Crowns and Coronations
11th March 2023 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pmFree
A free local history exhibition to celebrate Great Grimsby Charter Day (March 11).
There will be a rare opportunity for the public to see the oldest surviving Grimsby charter (1227 AD).
The display will include local history resources from North East Lincolnshire Archives dating from the Middle Ages to the late 20th century.
Visitors will have the chance to browse photographs of royal visits to the area, including when the future Charles III visited Grimsby as Prince of Wales in July 1978.
There will be an opportunity to see items connected with the royal visit of 1928, when the Prince of Wales (the future Edward VIII) opened Grimsby’s Corporation Bridge.
Items relating to Thornton Abbey, Wellow Abbey and the statue of Prince Albert on Cleethorpe Road will also feature.
The exhibition will take place in the Bremerhaven Room at Grimsby Town Hall.