Signature colours: Did you know that Robin Hood’s outfits tie in strongly with Lincoln and its big wool trade?
Friday, May 3
Friday, April 19
City mascot: Regardless of its obscure origins and prevalence throughout the country, the imp has come to represent Lincoln as its mischievous mascot.
Thursday, April 4
Colourful history: How the names of streets and neighbourhoods betrays the complex and interesting past of our great city.
Thursday, March 21
Unsuspecting heritage: Next time you are stuck at the barriers waiting for the train to pass, have a glance at the tower built by Eirtrig and the curious Roman memorial he reused.
Thursday, March 14
Prison break: In this week’s history column, Cory Santos looks at the most famous escape from Lincoln Prison, and its role in the Irish revolution.
Tuesday, February 26
Lincoln’s lost castle: Few people know of the second castle in the city, which protected the south walls for some seventy years: Thorngate Castle.
Wednesday, February 20
Kingly tales: Everyone knows a tale or two about King Arthur, but how much do you know about his links with Lincoln and Lincolnshire?
Wednesday, February 13
A role in history: Today, Lincoln may seem as if it has lost much of its power nationally, but it has simply shifted from a major political centre to one of immense cultural heritage and history.
Tuesday, February 5
No easy solution: Lincoln has had a long-standing affair with its level crossings — but they were much worse a hundred years ago.
Wednesday, January 30
Steep bet: Even the railings of Steep Hill have a colourful past. History researcher Cory Santos tells his favourite tale of the street.