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.
The Jam had amazing chart success with 18 singles and 7 albums to make the top 40 in the United Kingdom from their debut in 1977 to their break up in 1982. Their last 5 albums were all top ten hits and their last 8 singles made it into the top 10.
Stamford flower Club invite you to enjoy talented demonstrator , Shirley Henderson, create at least 5 artistic flower arrangements on the theme ’A Night on the Town’. She will also be passing on tips and telling anecdotes. Large screen video to enhance details. All the arrangements are raffled.
On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June 2018, Stamford Race for Life will bring thousands of women together to support Cancer Research UK’s life-saving research. Just by signing up you’ll make a difference and whether you raise £10 or £200, every penny matters.
Race for Life 5k is great for all ages.
The will be our 4th Food and Drink Festival in Stamford, following the success of previous years, we will returning to Stamford. The setting will once again be The Meadows, beside the River Welland, to celebrate the best of local, regional, national and international products.
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.
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.
Practical workshop led by Strawberry Glass exploring the skills of stained glass copper foiling to make a colourful abstract piece of stained glass to take home. Tuition, all materials and a light lunch included. Booking Essential. Phone: 01476 862823. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Woolsthorpe Manor, Water Lane, Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, near Grantham
Keep May Bank Holiday free for Easton on the Hill’s Gala Weekend. It has something for everyone – a great family event with some equally enjoyable evening entertainment.
This year the theme will be a nostalgic and traditional village weekend of events, as a nod to the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1.
Blue Bell pub and village playing fields, Easton on the Hill, near Stamford
Stretch and raise funds with St. Barnabas Hospice Sponsored Yogathon! Run by local yoga teachers Stefan Cunnington and Sarah Kemp. No experience necessary and all abilities are welcome.
The event includes a light lunch with free bottled water and a free on-site sports massage.
If you love growing your own food then Barnsdale is the place to be this weekend. We’ll be opening up all the productive areas that are normally off-limits to visitors and our expert growers will be available to advise you on your own veggie production and chat about their favourite subject!
Learn how to record the fragile beauty of flowers in close-up with award-winning botanical and garden photographer Hemant Jariwala. This inspiring course covers the use of light, composition and colour and includes lots of useful tips and new techniques which will change the way you see the plants in YOUR garden.
Bring your dad for a day out at Barnsdale and we’ll treat him to a home-made burger and a beer, free! We’ve even got a special Dad’s Snoozing Area, kitted out with stripy seaside deckchairs, for him to sleep it off while the kids explore the plants and wildlife in our magical midsummer gardens.
Come along and enjoy 2 hours of Show Tunes, Film Themes, Big Band, Classical, Ballads, Orchestral, Jazz and Popular Easy Listening Favourites played by top professional artistes on electronic keyboard orchestra instruments. Free light refreshments during the 30 minute interval.
A fun-filled immersive spectacular for all the family. Experience the excitement, thrills and spills of Circus Hassani live on stage while sitting in the comfort of the beautiful Art Deco style auditorium of The Broadway Theatre.
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.
Peterborough is old. Really old. This year our glorious cathedral celebrates its 900th birthday and we’re throwing the entire city a party!
‘This Is Peterborough’ is a very special kind of garden party. Join us in the Peterborough Cathedral Precincts, bring your own picnic and prepare for a summer evening of fun!
The UK’s ‘Best Vintage Fair’ returns to Peterborough Cathedral this June!
Find unique, handpicked quality goods with stalls of vintage fashion, accessories, home, collectables and more from some of the UK’s finest vintage traders.
Two acres, part farmer’s field part local tip, were combined as a building plot in 1960 and have been transformed over the past 25 years into a place of of peaceful relaxation. Trees and shrubs, wildflower meadow, wildlife ponds, scrap metal sculptures and an impressive and varied collection of plants and shrubs.
In May we usually feature some of the finalists from Peterborough Music Festival, and this year we’re delighted to welcome Annie Wakefield, Amelia Glendinning and Sophie Lewis to the Glasshouse. All three are outstanding singer-songwriters, and each will perform for around 20 minutes in the first hour.
Riverside Bar, Key Theatre, Embankment Road, Peterborough
Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening
Join St. Barnabas Hospice for our annual Grand Plant Sale where you can browse a beautiful array of bedding plants, perennials, shrubs and baskets.
Refreshments will be available on the day and the event is open to all.
All plant donations are gratefully received.
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,
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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.
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.
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.