Gainsborough: New exhibition has been opened at the Gainsborough Heritage Centre

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A new exhibition has started at the Gainsborough Heritage Centre.

Work Hard Play Hard started on Saturday, September 26.

This exhibition will showcase the sports played by local people, including teams from the Marshalls and Roses factories.

The sports this exhibition will be exploring are football, cycling, tennis, cricket, hockey, golf, bowls and much more.

Sport has always been a popular form of recreation within the town so come along and see if you can spot a relative or two.

If you would to see the exhibition the Gainsborough Heritage Centre in North Street is open on Saturdays from 9am until 3pm and the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month from 11am until 4pm.

During the week the Centre is open on Tuesdays from 10am until 3pm.

The ehxibition will be open until Saturday, November 7.

The exhibition entry fee is £1.50 to non-members of the Association.

The standard yearly membership fee for members is £10 and the benefit of this is free entry to all of the centre’s exhibitions.

The Gainsborough Heritage Association is a registered charity.

The centre is open 10 days a month and it holds regular events and exhibitions.

The centre also has an extensive archive of local history information, a research service available and a well stocked shop with books, CDs and DVDs.

On the ground floor there is a library/research room, shop, exhibition room and toilets.

Work is currently taking place to renovate the first floor.

For more information about the Heritage Centre or about joining the association email chairman@gainsboroughheritage.com, visit www.gainsboroughheritage.com or call 01427 610526.