Flight of the Separatists

UPDATE: Due to the ongoing risk of coronavirus this event have been postponed. We’re working hard to arrange a new date and will let you know as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. For regular updates find us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram

Sunday 10 May, 11am to 5pm

Gainsborough Old Hall, Parnell Street, Gainsborough, DN21 2NB

To mark this historic date that the Gainsborough Separatists fled from the town to Amsterdam via the River Trent in search of religious freedom.

Visitors can enjoy a day of free activities including:

  • Virtual reality headsets from MBD, which allows you to experience the Mayflower voyage for yourself;
  • Performances from Rhubarb Theatre.
  • Craft Activities and discovery boxes
  • Reduced admission to the Old Hall for only £2.50!

Learn about the Gainsborough Separatists at the Hall’s temporary exhibition plus take a look at the schools exhibition which has been created by local children. Visitors will also be able to see the town’s community art project which has included making May Flowers which will be attached to a willow lantern Mayflower Ship!

More details will be added once confirmed.

This event has been made possible with thanks for funding from Arts Council England.

Supported by Arts Council England