Wigtoft`s Flower, Art & Craft Festival is on from the 2nd to 7th May. We are open from 10am to 4pm each day. The theme this year is Wedding Anniversaries. The church will be filled with flowers and there will also be a display of paintings by local artist`s, these paintings will be for sale.
Working Model Fairground Rides and Transport in several different scales showing ’All the Fun of the Fair’ in miniature
Traders will have for sale photos and DVD’s of the Fairground and also modelling supplies.
Approx 1 acre informal mixed borders, steps leading down to pond with cascade and stream. Small woodland area. Quiet garden with water feature. Extra 2½ acres devoted to wildlife, especially bumble bees and butterflies.
Shared transport trip organised by Watford Local RSPB Group. On the Wash, the reserve comes highly recommended, with a mix of grassland, salt marsh and reedbed. It will be breeding time for lapwings, red shanks and little ringed plovers, and whimbrel could well be about
Calling all Knights and Princesses, Bank Holiday Monday is all about you. There’s lots of fun things for you to enjoy at the Castle. Be a knight or princess for the day, with a fun trail, themed children’s crafts, face painting and more! Children in fancy dress get in free.
Making Noise is a series of weekend musical workshops for parents and carers and their children and young people with disabilities or sensory impairment in Grantham, Sleaford and Lincoln! Parents and carers are encouraged to participate in the workshops.
National Centre for Craft and Design Navigation Wharf Carre Street Sleaford
Meet textile artist and former occupational therapist Georgie Meadows. Georgie focuses her talk on the subject of her artworks; people living with dementia and other mental and physical challenges, and the importance of how we interpret what we see and how this affects the way we treat people.
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Sleaford.
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
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.
Flix in the Stix will be showing ’ Paddington 2’ with a PG rating, doors open at 7pm.
This is a great opportunity to come and enjoy an evening of film at a fraction of the cost of cinema chains, and in a small friendly atmosphere.
Another opportunity to come to our popular coffee morning, where fresh home made cakes are sold, and friendships made. A warm welcome and atmosphere makes this an event you can come to on your own or with friends, and everything is reasonably priced for the smallest of budgets.
A coffee morning held monthly in the village hall which provides a great atmosphere in which to meet old friends, and make new ones. On sale are beautiful home made cakes and cupcakes, tea and coffee, and all priced very reasonably. A generous slice of cake costs £1.50, teas and coffees are priced at 50p.
5th Year Bigger & Better. Schools Engineering Challenge, Model Engineering Societies, Workshop Area, Railway Layouts Gauge 1 & Gauge 3, including Live Steam, Miniature Traction Engines & Daily Road Run, Model Boats plus Outside Boating Pool, Model Flying Clubs & Indoor Flying Zone, Greenpower Racing Car, 3D Model...
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
A peasant 3.4 mile walk starting at Bloxholm Wood and continuing into Bloxholm Village. We’ll be joined by Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust Volunteer, Paul Spencer, who will show us the best spots to see the wood’s amazingly unique early purple orchids as they begin to bloom and tell us how they’re...
Bloxholm Wood western entrance by layby, nearest post code , grid ref TF 037 533
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.
A critically acclaimed one-man musical-comedy-science family show from the top-drawer storyteller John Hinton. 26 silly songs about science from A to Z. An hour of fun facts and mesmerising melodies to delight the inquisitive mind.
Beautifully situated, with fine views, rambling cottage garden on different levels falling naturally into separate areas, with changing effects and atmosphere. Steps, paths and vistas to lead you on, seats well placed for appreciating special views or relaxing and enjoying the peace.
Local History Conference organised by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology (SLHA). Includes: ‘The Military Orders and Collapse of the Crusade States in the Levant’ by Nicholas Morton, ‘Boston’s Forgotten Crusade’, by Andrew Hoyle, ‘The Templar Lands in early 14th century Lincolnshire’ by Mike...
Ensonglopedia of Animals will be the second show in the Ensonglopedia series. The audience will meet 26 animals - one for each letter of the alphabet. Learn fascinating facts about extraordinary echinoderms, distressed damselflies, crazy corals, batty beetles and amazing archispirostreptuses.
A top comedy spot in Lincolnshire is hosting its 7th big comedy night with a fantastic line up of fabulous standup comedians.
The Big Leadenham Comedy Night is back again and will be bringing some of the finest comedy around, to the George Hotel.
Help Belton’s garden team add some colour to the spring gardens. Each April head gardener Jon holds a ’have a go’ bulb planting event which gives you the chance to add to Belton’s annual spring flower display. Booking Not Needed.
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.
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.
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.
Be inspired by Belton’s woodland and create your own work of art out of natural materials. This years #50things activities are kicking off on wild art weekend with Land Art For Kids.
Tick #18 off in your scrapbooks and create some wild art.
Go behind the scenes on this special tour to explore the lesser seen parts of the Mansion. Discover what it was like to work in a country house. Explore how the house operated from the basements to the private family spaces on the ground and first floors.
If you’ve ever wanted to keep bees, there’s no better time to begin!
Whether you’re keen to learn everything you need to know to get you started in hobby beekeeping, or simply extremely interested in the idea of keeping bees, this 1-day fun and interactive workshop will teach you the fascinating...
Attend a service in this tranquil place. People of all faiths and none are welcome. Visit Monksthorpe Chapel, a Baptist place of worship built in 1701, when there’s a service taking place to really feel connected to its purpose and history. Booking Not Needed.
Gunby Hall Estate: Monksthorpe Chapel, Monksthorpe, near Spilsby,
The Classic Vehicle Rally & Family Day being held on Sunday May 20th, in Tydd St. Mary Playing Field in Rectory road. Free public parking will be at the rear of The Five Bells public house. The ticket prices are listed below with the proceeds raised going towards the Tydd St.
Tydd St. Mary Playing Field, Rectory Road, Tydd St Mary, near Wisbech
FEELING KINKY? The Kast off Kinks are actual former members of the legendary band ‘The Kinks’, back together playing great music and re-living the good times whilst keeping the songs alive that made The Kinks a household name.
The garden is a tranquil oasis from the hurry of life. A cottage garden, mainly, but it has many mature trees and shrubs. It is seperated into different areas with seating so that the views of the garden can be appreciated.
One Sunday a month we’re inviting local stallholders to bring their wares to Woolsthorpe for a mini-craft event - just drop in and see what’s here this month! Booking Not Needed. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Woolsthorpe Manor, Water Lane, Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, near Grantham
Photography with a difference - from pinhole cameras to digital, including an opportunity to take photographs inside the Manor House without visitors. Booking Essential. Phone: 01476 862823. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Woolsthorpe Manor, Water Lane, Woolsthorpe by Colsterworth, near Grantham
4½ acre garden started in 1998 but looking established with long grass walk flanked by abundantly planted herbaceous borders forming a focal point. Paths and walkway span out to other features incl nut walk, prairie border, wild flower meadow, rose garden and large pond area.