Bell ringing in the village Perched high inside the tower of St Margaret’s Church are three bells each cast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London in 1764. Rung from the ringing chamber half way up the church tower (with a good view of the whole church interior) a full     bell ringing session requires concentration, timing … Read more

Linus Group

Hand-made blankets for sick children Our mission is to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to sick children through the gift of a handmade blanket lovingly created by volunteers. We are just six in number but we willingly get together to make a practical gift for children who are sick. The Hemingby … Read more

Death of a Country Constable

Until the mid- 19th century policing in most villages was undertaken by part time Parish Constables chosen by local ratepayers. In Lincolnshire, even after a professional police force was formed in January 1857, these men were still offering valuable service. The concept of a professional police force was slow to take off. Even in the … Read more

Hemingby Qu-Afters

The group for anyone interested in Quilting – or anything Crafty! Qu-Afters was derived from organising a group of local residents who all had an interest (and some that didn’t) in various crafts. Our early meetings produced some wonderful hand made boxes, all the same shape and style but, by using individually chosen fabrics, they … Read more

Table Tennis and Bowls

Fun and games in the village hall Little did they know back in 1993, when some members of the village hall committee decided to find a game that everyone could play, that it would still be going strong now.  The chosen game was carpet bowls and the Bowls Club was born.  Its humble beginnings were based … Read more