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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 - Making Noise Sleaford
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
Sun 22 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Belton House - Spring Bulb Planting
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.
Belton House, Grantham,
Sun 22 Apr

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 - 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 - Making Noise Grantham
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.
Guildhall Arts Centre St Peter’s Hill Grantham
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Tattershall Castle - Knights and Princesses Day
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.
Tattershall Castle, Sleaford Road, Tattershall,
Mon 7 May

More details - Woodhall Spa Home and Garden Festival
Jubilee Park is a delightful setting for holding outdoor events located on the edge of this prosperous and popular spa town.
Jubilee Park, Woodhall Spa
Fri 4 May to Mon 7 May

More details - Margaret Harrison. Subject tbc
Coddington History Group invite you to a welcome return visit by Margaret, she is always a popular amusing speaker - even if we don’t know the topic yet!
Coddington Village Hall, Main Street,
Thu 17 May

More details - Reef
Reef. Artists performing: Reef.: Tickets avaiable.
The Engine Shed, Lincoln
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 - Boston May Fair
Come along to Boston May Fair and enjoy the rides, games and the food!
Boston Market Place
Sat 5 May to Sat 12 May

More details - Boston Craft Market
Come along to Boston’s craft market today! There will be a selection of unique, hand-made items available.
Boston Market Place
Thu 17 May, Thu 31 May, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 28 Jun, Thu 12 Jul

More details - Boston Model Fairground Show
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.
Boston Guildhall Museum, South Street
Sat 12 May

More details - All About Dogs
The All About Dogs show is a fun day out for the whole family to enjoy that you and your furry companion will not want to miss. The show consists of arena displays, demonstrations, activities and family entertainment as well as expert advice and unbeatable shopping opportunities.
Newark Showground
Sat 21 Apr and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Nottinghamshire County Show
Heavy horses, cattle, sheep and pigs are set to take centre stage at this year’s Nottinghamshire County Show on May 12 and 13, including a number of action horses that recently featured in popular period dramas Poldark, Victoria and Peaky Blinders.
The Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Farndon Book fair
Small village hall book fair with 20 dealers in attendance offering a wide range of books for sale on various subject matters. Includes fiction, antiquarian, new and used books, maps, prints and ephemera. The venue has ample free parking for fair visitors. Light refreshments are served all day.
Village Hall, Farndon, Near Newark, Nottinghamshire
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Lincoln Blues, Rhythm & Rock Festival
Before we know it Spring will be upon us, and by popular demand, so will this festival...... Showcasing the quality of live music in the UK; with The Pretty Things headlining and five other very different, but striking bands, this will undoubtedly be another a great festival and an occasion not to miss!
Lincoln Drill Hall, Free School Lane, Lincoln
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 - RSPB Lincoln Local Group -Indoor Evening Lecture
Something closer to home. A presentation by staff member Chris Andrews on the RSPB Frampton Marsh reserve located on the Lincolnshire coast, south of Boston. It’s on the door step. Learn about the development of this wonderful site from farmland within the last 20 years.
Robert Hardy Building Bishop Grosseteste University. Longdales Road, LINCOLN
Thu 10 May

More details - Theatre of the Unsexy #1 - Jesenská & Beginnings
Theatre of the Unsexy, théâtre de l’obscur... Every two months, Art Isn’t Sexy will be curating an evening of brand new theatre.
The Blue Room The Lawn, Union Road, Lincoln
Wed 25 Apr to Fri 27 Apr

More details - Making Noise Lincoln
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.
St Francis School Wickenby Cres Lincoln
Sat 21 Apr

More details - Birdwatching trip to  Frampton RSPB, Lincolnshire
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
Meet in reserve car park
Sun 22 Apr

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 - Discover England's last hidden Victorian Gothic country mansion this weekend..!
This weekend visit one of England’s last hidden country houses still in private ownership - the astonishing Victorian Gothic Kelham Hall near Newark and enjoy the rare opportunity of having a guided tour which includes the astonishing upstairs rooms which can only be viewed on this exclusive guided tour!
Kelham Hall & Country Park, Kelham near Newark, Nottinghamshire
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Folk Evening with "Pennyless"
Folk evening with Pennyless doors open 7pm music 7.30pm. Tickets £7.50 includes tea, coffee or bring own drinks. Tickets limited to 50. Call 01406 373237 to find out about tickets.
Moulton Windmill, High Street, Moulton, Lincs
Today

More details - Goltho House - Open Garden for NGS
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.
Goltho House, Market Rasen
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Dunholme Lodge - Open Garden for NGS
3 acre garden. Spring bulb area, shrub borders, fern garden, topiary, large natural pond, wild flower area, orchard and vegetable garden.
Dunholme Lodge, Lincoln
Sun 13 May, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Norwell Nurseries - Open Garden for NGS
Jewel box of over 2,500 different, beautiful and unusual plants sumptuously set out in a one acre plantsmans garden incl shady garden with orchids, woodland gems, cottage garden borders, alpine and scree areas. Pond with opulently planted margins. Extensive herbaceous borders and effervescent colour themed beds.
Norwell Nurseries, Norwell
Sun 13 May

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 - 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 - Kit Homes and Al Greenwood
Enjoy an uplifting evening of gorgeous guitar, poignant lyrics and feisty fiddle playing, all with Kit’s incredible sense of fun!
The Broadbent Theatre, Wickenby, Lincoln
Fri 11 May