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Today to Tue 22 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Ensonglopedia of Science
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.
Ropsley Village Hall
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Woolsthorpe Manor - Crafty Sundays at Woolsthorpe
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
Sun 13 May

More details - Woolsthorpe Manor - Photography Drop-in
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
Tue 15 May

More details - Kast off Kinks
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.
GUILDHALL ARTS CENTRE St Peters Hill, Grantham
Sat 19 May

More details - Belton House - Belton Park Cricket Club Home Game
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.
Belton House, Grantham,
Sat 28 Apr, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sun 20 May

More details - Belton House - Button Bucks Club
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.
Belton House, Grantham,
Thu 3 May, Thu 17 May

More details - Belton House - Sophia's Views
Join local artist Jan for a watercolour challenge as you recreate one of Lady Sophia Cust’s inspirational scenes of Belton. Bring your paints and brushes, and we’ll provide the rest.
Belton House, Grantham,
Sat 5 May

More details - Belton House - Paint the garden
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.
Belton House, Grantham,
Sun 6 May

More details - Belton House - Toolbox Talks
Find out what the project team have been up to on the renovation of Belton’s 17th century Grade I listed stable block. Booking Not Needed.
Belton House, Grantham,
Thu 17 May

More details - Belton House - Behind the door tour
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.
Belton House, Grantham,
Sat 19 May

More details - Belton House - Wild art weekend
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.
Belton House, Grantham,
Sat 19 May and Sun 20 May

More details - The Old Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Set on a southerly ridge overlooking Catmose Vale. Stone walls and yew hedges divide the garden into enclosed areas with herbaceous borders, shrubs, and young and mature trees. In 2006 the lower part of garden was planted with new shrubs to create a walk with mown paths.
The Old Hall, Market Overton
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Sunday Afternoon Music For All Tastes
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.
Market Overton Village Hall, 52 Main Street
Sun 13 May

More details - Brand New 6 a side League In Stamford
The opportunity to go to Germany on holiday and the chance to benefit charities too, are both on offer as a brand new community 6 a side football competition gets ready for kick off in Stamford.
Ryhall Rd Stamford
Sun 13 May, Sun 20 May, Sun 27 May, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul

More details - Beekeeping for Beginners Workshop
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...
Elm Farm Six Score Road Langtoft Peterborough
Fri 4 May, Sun 6 May

More details - Georgie Meadows Stitched Drawings
Georgie Meadows: Stitched Drawings brings together 24 textile artworks which explore personal experiences of ageing and dementia.
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Sleaford
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Artist Talk, Tour and Q&A with Georgie Meadows
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.
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Circus Performers, Politics and Pop Culture
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
Sat 28 Apr to Sun 24 Jun

More details - GRAND OPENING! Circus: Performers, Politics & Pop Culture
The National Centre for Craft & Design and artsNK will celebrate the 250th anniversary of Circus in Britain through a major exhibition of live performances, aerial, film, photography and design.
National Centre for Craft and Design Navigation Wharf Carre Street Sleaford
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Unplugged / Hub Writers
NCCD is brought to life every first Tuesday of the month with a potent mix of local musicians and writers.
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Navigation Wharf, Sleaford.
Tue 1 May

More details - Dave Bramston JELLY: Street Fashion
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.
The National Centre for Craft & Design
Sat 5 May to Sun 17 Jun

More details - Stamford Record Fair
Now well-established as a regular event in this beautiful market town, Stamford’s Record and CD Fair offers music-lovers the chance to buy lots of lovely vinyl records and music on CD from a range of dealers.
St Mary & St Augustine’s Church Hall, Broad Street, Stamford
Sat 12 May

More details - Flower Arranging Demonstration
Enjoy National demonstrator ,Catherine Gledhill creating at least 5 arrangements on the theme ’Spring into Summer’ , whilst passing on tips and anecdotes. All the arrangements are raffled. Refreshments served. No need to be a member to come along to enjoy this entertaining evening. A warm welcome awaits.
Barn Hill Methodist Church, Barn hill , Stamford
Mon 14 May

More details - Bountiful Blossom
What a spectacular sight it is, the cherry blossom filling our spring gardens with abundant flowers, scent and stunning beauty. If you can manage to tear your eyes away from these spectacular trees, the whole gardens are also bursting with fresh, new-season flowers and foliage.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Today to Sun 29 Apr

More details - Willow Animal Workshop
Grab your secateurs and join country craftsman Martin Keeley to learn all about willow and create something beautiful to take home. In the morning you’ll learn the basics of weaving and make a simple fish, then after lunch in the Tea Room you can progress onto a very realistic pheasant.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Today

More details - Growing Under Glass
Nick Hamilton shows you how to get the most from a productive greenhouse or tunnel in this easy-to-follow course.
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Tue 8 May

More details - Watercolour Painting Day: ‘Garden Views’
Join local artist Sandra Peck for a really enjoyable, relaxed and informative workshop; it doesn’t matter whether you are a beginner or have been painting for a while, you will be able to sit up close and watch detailed demonstrations and then have a go at your own pace, with help as you need it throughout the
Barnsdale Gardens, The Avenue, Exton, Oakham
Thu 17 May

More details - Stamford Garden and Food Fair
Plant, food and craft stalls, children’s rides. Event run in aid of charity by the Rotary club of Stamford St Martin’s. Free to enter and plenty of free parking.
Stamford Town Meadows
Sun 13 May
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More details - Gallantry in the Air
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
Today to Wed 30 May

More details - The Old Vicarage, Burley - Open Garden for NGS
Country garden, planted for yr round interest, incl a walled garden (with vine house) producing fruit, herbs, vegetables and cut flowers. Formal lawns and borders, lime walk, rose gardens and a rill with an avenue of standard wisteria. Wildlife garden with pond, 2 orchards and mixed woodland.
The Old Vicarage, Burley, Nr Oakham
Sun 20 May

More details - Spalding Model Engineering & Hobby Show
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...
Springfield’s Events Centre
Sat 28 Apr and Sun 29 Apr

More details - Tulipfest
Tulipfest - Springfields Festival Gardens - Celebrating the history of the tulip
Springfields Festival Gardens, Camel Gate, Spalding, Lincs,
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Kings, Chess and Mozart
Rutland Sinfonia Paul Hilliam - Conductor Anne Bolt - Piano Walton - Prelude to Richard III Mozart - Piano Concerto No.
Oakham School Chapel, Oakham
Sat 12 May

More details - Bottesford Library Summer Fair
Bottesford Library Annual Summer Fair. Pop along for Stalls, refreshments and book sales. All proceeds to Bottesford Community Library, a registered charity.
Bottesford Library, Grantham Road, Bottesford, Nottingham
Sun 6 May

More details - Birdwatching trip to  Rutland Water organised by Watford Local RSPB group
Watford local RSPB shared transport trip to Rutland WaterOspreys are sure to be nesting, and there will be plenty more resident and migrant birds to see from the wealth of hides covered by their two visitor centres. Also a prime time of year for wild flowers and butterflies
Meet at Lyndon Visitor Centre at 10 am Contact Jenny Hill to organise car shares
Sun 13 May

More details - Flower, Art & Craft Festival
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.
St Peter & St Paul Church Wigtoft
Wed 2 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Farm Walks at Riverford, Sacrewell
Come and join us for a walking tour of our organic farm, being hosted once a month throughout Summer (May - September). We’ve been busy planting our crops for the coming seasons, so there’s lots to touch and taste in the fields.
Sacrewell Farm/Great North Rd, Peterborough
Wed 2 May

More details - The BIG Leadenham Comedy Night
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.
The George Hotel. High Street, Leadenham, Lincs.
Fri 4 May

More details - Countryside with Company
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
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Spring Craft Fair
A wide range of local and hand made crafted items will be on sale at our annual spring craft fair. A raffle and light refreshments will also be available.
Crowland Abbey, 46 East Street, Crowland
Mon 7 May

More details - Quaintree Hall - Open Garden for NGS
An established garden surrounding the medieval hall house (not open) incl a formal box parterre to the front of the house, a woodland walk, formal walled garden with yew hedges, a small picking garden and terraced courtyard garden with conservatory.
Quaintree Hall, Braunston
Sun 13 May

More details - Ensonglopedia of Science
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.
Braunston and Brooke Village Hall
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Flix in the Stix
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.
Digby War Memorial Hall, Digby
Wed 25 Apr

More details - Coffee Morning & Digby Duck Race
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.
Digby War Memorial Hall, Digby
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Coffee Morning
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.
Digby War Memorial Hall, Digby
Sat 19 May

More details - Tresillian House - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre garden re-established by current owner since 2009. Beautiful blue cedar trees, excellent specimen tulip tree. Parts of garden original, others reinstated with variety of plants and bushes. Original bog garden and natural pond. Koi pond added in 2015. Vegetable plot. Cowslips and bulbs abound in Springtime.
Tresillian House, Melton Mowbray
Sun 6 May, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Burrough Hall - Open Garden for NGS
Burrough Hall was built in 1867 as a classic Leicestershire hunting lodge. The garden, framed by mature trees and shrubs, was extensively redesigned by garden designer George Carter in 2007. The garden continues to develop.
Burrough Hall, Burrough on the Hill
Sun 6 May

More details - Food, Drink & Antique Fair
A great day out for all the family! The fair has local stall holder, food, drink, antiques, music, entertainment, rides & games!
Langar Hall, Church Lane, Langar Nottingham
Sun 20 May

More details - Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens - Vote for Emily! Days
Join us this May Bank Holiday weekend for re-enactments and fun as we launch our celebration of Gunby heiress and political campaigner Emily Massingberd.
Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens
Sun 6 May and Mon 7 May

More details - Open Air Cinema(Mamma Mia) in aid of East Anglia's Children's Hospices
Come and join us for a night under the stars and watch the much loved classic Mamma Mia. Doors will open from 6:30pm with a live band beginning at 7pm. The film will start approx. 8pm after sunset.
Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Lane, Peterborough.
Sat 28 Apr