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  • Alternative Voices - Conscientious Objectors of WW1

    1 Feb 2016 - 30 Jul 2016
    Gainsborough Old Hall
    Parnell Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

    An exhibition telling the story of conscription and the experiences of local conscientious objectors of WW1.

  • Milling Days

    13 Mar 2016 - 11 Dec 2016
    Cogglesford Watermill
    East Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

    Cogglesford Watermill hold special milling days giving visitors the opportunity to see the mill in operation producing wholemeal flour as it would have done over 200 years ago.

    Milling days take place every second Sunday of the month from 11am to 4pm.

    Dates are as follows: 13 March, 10 April, 8 May, 12 June, 10 July, 14th August, 11 September, 9 October, 13 November and 11 December.

  • Lincolnshire Voices From The Great War - Exhibition at Lincoln Castle

    28 May 2016 - 4 Sep 2016
    Lincoln Castle
    Castle Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

    This temporary exhibition housed inside the Victorian Prison at the Castle explores themes such as the development and building of the tank so intrinsically linked to the City and County, the role of the Castle during the war, the Battle of the Somme and the connections to Lincolnshire, Munitionettes and Aircraft Building.

    Castle 10am – 5pm.

    Free admission to the Castle grounds to view Poppies: Wave.

    Admission applies for the Castle attractions and to view the exhibition.

  • Poppies Wave comes to Lincoln Castle

    28 May 2016 - 4 Sep 2016
    Lincoln Castle
    Castle Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

    Wave will open at Lincoln Castle from 28th May-4th September, specially presented by 14-18 NOW to mark the centenary of the First World War. Weeping Window is a cascade comprising several thousand handmade ceramic poppies seen pouring from a high window to the ground below; Wave is a sweeping arch of bright red poppy heads suspended on towering stalks. These two sculptures, by artist Paul Cummins and designer Tom Piper are now brought to audiences at venues across the country as part of the 14-18 NOW programme.

  • War Machine: Cornelia Parker

    25 Jun 2016 - 29 Aug 2016
    The Usher Gallery
    Danes Terrace, Lincoln LN2 1LP

    Open Monday - Sunday 10am-4pm (last entry 3:45pm)

    FREE entry

    The machines work from 7am until 10pm all through the year, apart from two weeks off. They just pound out these poppies and send them all over the world to 80 different countries. It will never stop, I can't image it ever stopping"- Cornelia Parker

    The Usher Gallery presents Cornelia Parker's video work War Machine, filmed in the Aylesford factory where British Legion Poppies are produced, the relentless production methods allow a focus for remembrance, but also echo the production systems behind war.


  • Monthly Art Exhibition - Rosemary Abraham

    29 Jun 2016 - 30 Jul 2016
    Caistor Arts & Heritage Centre
    28 Plough Hill, Caistor, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire

    "My paintings explore at least four subjects: floral, landscape, abstract and seascape. The landscapes are inspired particularly by North Yorkshire for its dramatic power and the simplicity of a largely uninhabited countryside. My abstract paintings are geometrically to provide a further dimension."

    Meet the artist: Saturday 2nd July 11:30-13:30

  • Harvest Hunt

    21 Jul 2016 - 3 Sep 2016
    Gainsborough Old Hall
    Parnell Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

    From the Viking age to the time of Henry 8th August was the traditional Harvest celebration time. Use your loaf to help Lord Burgh to find his and locate your prize.

  • Alford Craft Market - Children's Summer Holiday Craft Sessions

    26 Jul 2016 - 26 Jul 2016
    Alford Craft Market Centre
    1 West Street, Alford, LN13 9DG

    Children's Summer Holiday Craft Sessions 

    A variety of crafts including tie-dieing, fimo clay modelling, marbling and junk/recycling modelling.

    £3.50 per person, per session - includes all materials 

    Timings: 10.30am -12:30am and 1:30pm - 3:30pm 

    Ages between 6 and 14 

    Under 8s to be accompanied by an adult


    Book online at or email us at or by visiting Alford Craft Market Shop, 1 West Street, Alford, Lincs, LN13 9DG 


  • Zootropolis (PG)

    27 Jul 2016 - 27 Jul 2016
    Trinity Arts Centre
    Trinity Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

    Directors: Byron Howard, Rich Moore
    Voiced by: Ginnifer Goodwin, Jason Bateman, Idris Elba

    From the largest elephant to the smallest shrew, the city of Zootropolis is a city like no other when optimistic rabbit Jude Hopps arrives she quickly discovers that being a bunny in the police force of big, tough animals isn't so easy. Determined to prove herself, she quickly jumps at the chance to crack a case, even if it means partnering up with Nick, a small time con-artist and fast-talking fox.

    Running time: 1hr 48mins

  • Harp Recital

    28 Jul 2016 - 28 Jul 2016
    St Mary's Church - Claxby
    St Mary's Church, St Mary's Lane, Claxby, Lincolnshire, LN8 3YS

    Harp Recital by Lincolnshire harpist Thea Butterworth at St Mary's Church, Claxby, LN8 3YS.
    Tickets: £8.00 including a drink

    Limited tickets for "Introduction to the Harp" workshop before the main event for an extra £10.00.

    All tickets and further information from Helen Wilson (01673 828315) or Elizabeth Holmes (01673 828364).