The Boston Flower Show will take place on Sunday 3rd June 2018 in Central Park, Boston. There will be a children’s floral collage competition and an adults floral arrangement competition is themed ’Around the World’. Both competitions are free to enter, to register just email email@example.com.
Introduce your child to the wild, with this kid-friendly introduction to birds. We will start by learning how to name birds, before putting theory into practice with a trip out onto the reserve. Suggested for children aged 8+. This event lasts just over an hour.
Sorry no dogs. Booking essential.
Approx 3 acre garden with sweeping lawns long herbaceous borders, colour themed island beds, hosta collection, lavender bed with seating area, topiary, acers, small raised vegetable area, 3 ponds and new exotic borders.
TENORS Un LIMITED is proud to present their newest touring show. Throughout 2018 the guys will tour UK theatres and concert halls performing works from their previous albums and tours as well as new repertoire. This concert series combines the rich vocal harmonies for which Tenors Un Limited are known.
2 acres of garden with 150yr old tulip, plane and beech trees: borders of shrubs, roses, herbaceous plants. Shrub roses and herb garden in old paddock area, surrounded by informal areas with pond and bog garden, wild flowers, grasses and bulbs. Small fruit and vegetable gardens.
Spend the day learning how archery helped put food on the medieval table.
Meet the Wolfshead Bowmen, hear about hunting techniques and test your skills with a longbow. Come and see if you can hit the target using a longbow. Taking residence all weekend the Wolfshead Bowmen re-enact medieval life.
In 2014 a series of community print workshops were conducted by designers Dave Bramston and YeLi at NCCD as part of their ongoing creative practice. Since 2014 the project has continued to develop and has involved other designers in China and the UK.
Roll Up! Roll Up! This Spring The National Centre for Craft & Design and artsNK celebrate the 250th anniversary of Circus in Britain with a spectacular new show: Circus: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture.
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Sleaford
NCCD and artsNK’s regular Dementia Friendship Hub provides a suitable and safe environment for people living with Dementia and their carers. We offer participants the opportunity to have fun and get involved in a range of creative activities linked to our exhibitions and projects.
The National Centre for Craft Design, Navigation Wharf, Sleaford
Drop into the gallery to try out exciting circus techniques with our specially trained aerial dance teachers. Test your fitness, strength and flexibility on the hoop and the silks - two long pieces of fabric which you wrap around yourself whilst you create striking poses in the air.
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Sleaford.
A great opportunity to go and watch films locally, and at a fraction of the cost of cinemas. Films are shown on a monthly basis from Autumn through to late Spring. This month’s film is titled ’Lion’ which is rated as a PG.
The monthly coffee morning in the village hall is part of our ongoing fundraising events to update and improve the village hall. Tea,coffee, a warm welcome and a fantastic selection of home made cakes will be on sale, along with a book stall and a children’s play area.
Well behaved dogs are also welcome.
Annual village show
Food & craft stall
Vintage cars & tractors
Fun dog show
donkey & pony rides
animal petting area
Grand raffle £100 First prize
And much much more
friskney village hall & field church road friskney pe22 8rd
Open 1 April to 30 September 2018
To mark the centenary of the RAF, Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum’s exhibition will commemorate the RAF crew who were decorated for their bravery. Many of the airmen featured in this exhibition gained the highest award for their valour with some of them paying the ultimate price.
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre, Heath Farm, North Rauceby, Sleaford
This diverse garden continues to be a work in progress. A cottage garden with David Austin roses backs the Grade 2 listed farmhouse (C17), and lawns with informal mixed borders rise gently to the front. There is an intriguing bog garden, a small orchard and raised veg plot.
The Grade l listed gardens encompass nearly 65 acres and incl large formal lawns, fine topiary and formal hedges, ornamental and productive kitchen garden, large herbaceous borders, rose parterre and woodland walks with spring bulb displays.
Firsby Manor, a garden of 3 acres, has been developed to provide interest throughout the year, A visit in April offers a chance to see many different daffodil cultivars as the owners exhibit at the annual Lincolnshire Daffodil Society show.
Join the Northcote Heavy Horse Centre on Sunday 27th May 2018 for their grand Medieval Tournament of the year! The themed tournaments have proven very popular over the past 15 years and have seen thousands of visitors support the local animal welfare charity.
Northcote Heavy Horse Centre, Great Steeping, Spilsby, Lincolnshire.
2 acre garden on S-facing slope, partly terraced and well protected by established trees and shrubs. Redeveloped over 18yrs with natural and formal ponds. Shrub roses, laburnum walk, hosta border, gravel bed and other areas mainly planted with hardy perennials, trees and shrubs.
Attend a service in this tranquil place. People of all faiths and none are welcome. Visit Monksthorpe Chapel, a Baptist place of worship dated 1701, when there is a service taking place to really feel connected to its purpose and history. Booking Not Needed.
Gunby Hall Estate: Monksthorpe Chapel, Monksthorpe, near Spilsby,
A series off friendly craft workshops organised by the WEA ( Workers Education Association) and presented by Kathy Holland. Includes Creative Paper Craft, Card-making, Decoupage, Scrap-booking, Shell Craft and Jewellery. Beginners and experienced crafters all welcome.
Peering through the cottage window nestled sweetly amidst a garden of splendour! A kaleidoscope of colourful borders, a feast for the eyes. Fragrances linger in the air lifting the spirit. Intriguing walkways through shady cool woodland soothing to the soul.
Walled Georgian cottage garden of 1 acre, opening into wild flower meadow and paddocks. Long herbaceous border, 2 ponds and unusual weeping ash tree. Terraced areas and outdoor kitchen! No hills but lovely open Fen views, bridge over wildlife dyke ( Monet!) and par3 golf hole come and have a putt!
You can pre-book any time up to the DAY BEFORE your visit. There is no charge to reserve a mansion key. Entry to Belton is free for members. Non members pay for admission on arrival at Belton. All visitors to the house will require their own key.
Belton House, Grantham,
Wed 23 May to Mon 28 May, Wed 30 May to Sun 3 Jun, Wed 6 Jun to Sun 10 Jun, Wed 13 Jun to Sun 17 Jun, Wed 20 Jun to Sun 24 Jun, Wed 27 Jun to Sun 1 Jul, Wed 4 Jul to Sun 8 Jul
An introduction to Belton’s wilderness garden and the designed features of the landscape. This short walk follows the river Witham taking in the Gothic Ruin, Hermitage, site of Belton’s knucklebone floor and the Boathouse.
Uncover stories of Belton House on a special family house tour. Discover the untold stories of Belton House with our interactive tour. It’s been specially designed for families with children aged 5 years and over in mind. There’s limited tickets available, so pre-booking is essential. Booking Essential.
Join us as we challenge you to complete one of the #50things activities. Meet the Play Team who will be challenging families to take part in one of the #50things activities each Friday in the school holidays. Tick off one of the ’50 things to do before you’re 11 ’ activities from your checklist.
Discover the stories behind the War and Pieces exhibition at Belton this summer in this interactive, 20 minute workshop. Suitable for visitors aged 6 years and older. Booking Essential. Phone: 0344 249 1895.
Take inspiration from the formal gardens at Belton to create your own work of art. Recreate the beauty of Belton’s gardens in paint, pencil or crayon. All materials supplied. Booking Not Needed. Families welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
The National Trust and SOS Fashion Shows present Belton’s first fundraising fashion show. A chance to buy the latest fashion, for all ages, sizes and occasions. All proceeds will support the Belton Boathouse appeal.
Bring your toddler along to enjoy stories, rhymes and crafts in the Discovery Centre on the first and third Thursday of each month. All activities are designed for children aged 18 months to 4 years old and will involve some exploration of the Gardens and House.
Founded in 1947 by Lord Brownlow, Belton Park Cricket Club can be seen playing a game on Belton’s Oval lawn, most weekends from early spring all the way through to early autumn. Come and watch a bit of cricket on Belton’s Oval lawn.
Stay and bounce
Every Thursday at the Sunset indoor sports facility at Wisbech St. Mary.
We offer a hall full of Inflatables, soft play, ball pool ride on cars, we also have a baby area for the little ones.
Coleby Downhill Soapbox Challenge.
Return of this very successful event held every two years on Coleby Hill in the village of Coleby just off the A607 south of RAF Waddington.
Exciting racing of Soapboxes, gravity bikes and gravity bikes with sidecars on Sunday 10th June.
Join the Gunby Ranger and discover more about the many creatures that live in our ice house pond. The month of May is a great time to find all sorts of small beasties to look at, including tadpoles and insects.