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  • Milling Days

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

    http://www.cogglesfordwatermill.co.uk

    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

    Samantha.Phillips@lincolnshire.gov.uk

    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

    https://www.1418now.org.uk/commissions/poppies-wave-at-lincoln-castle/

    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.

  • Harvest Hunt

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

    gainsborougholdhall@lincolnshire.gov.uk

    http://www.gainsborougholdhall.com

    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.

  • Art Exhibition - Natural Landscape

    31 Aug 2016 - 29 Sep 2016
    Caistor Arts & Heritage Centre
    28 Plough Hill, Caistor, Market Rasen, Lincolnshire

    http://www.28ploughhill.co.uk

    2016 is Heritage Lincolnshire's 25th anniversary and to help them celebrate, they want you to send them a photo of your favourite historic place or heritage site in Lincolnshire. There are some great prizes lined up. The winning photos will feature in this exhibition and in their 2017 calendar. The theme of the competition is 'My Favourite Heritage Site in Lincolnshire' and your entry should reflect this.

    Meet the artists on 10th September 11:30 - 13:00

  • The Deep Blue Sea - National Theatre, Live Streaming

    1 Sep 2016 - 1 Sep 2016
    Trinity Arts Centre
    Trinity Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

    tac@west-lindsey.gov.uk

    http://www.west-lindsey.gov.uk/trinity-arts-centre/

    Helen McCrory (Medea and The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre, Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre in Terence Rattigan's devastating masterpiece, playing one of the greatest female roles in contemporary drama. Tom Burke (War and Peace, The Musketeers) also features in Carrie Cracknell's critically acclaimed new production.

    A flat in Ladbroke Grove, West London. 1952.

    When Hester Collyer is found by her neighbours in the aftermath of a failed suicide attempt, the story of her tempestuous affair with a former RAF pilot and the breakdown of her marriage to a High Court judge begins to emerge.

    With it comes a portrait of need, loneliness and long-repressed passion. Behind the fragile veneer of post-war civility burns a brutal sense of loss and longing.

  • The Sunderland Lecture - Capability Brown

    1 Sep 2016 - 1 Sep 2016
    Gainsborough Old Hall
    Parnell Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

    http://www.gainsborougholdhall.co.uk

    Steffie Shields, who lives in Lincolnshire, is a photographer, writer and lecturer specialising in historic landscapes and plant portraiture. Her work has been widely published. She specialises in landscape history with 'Capability Brown' her specialist subject, and is on University of Cambridge Tutors Panel, Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley. She is a member of the Capability Brown Tercentenary Steering Group working towards national celebrations in 2016.

    For more information: www.capabilitybrown.org.uk

  • Stamp Your Feet! The Musical

    2 Sep 2016 - 3 Sep 2016
    The Corn Exchange - Stamford
    Stamford

    Stamp Your Feet! The Musical is written by Chris Mahony (Grantham) and Paul Fairey (Stamford) and made its debut at the Guidhall Arts Centre, Grantham in 2015. It received some wonderful feedback and the writers have decided to bring it to the Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre in 2016.

    The story centres around a small Yorkshire mining community in the early 1970s and the political disputes of the time. A key figure who is instrumental in backing strike action is Harold Harley whose son is trying to find fortune with his up and coming glam rock band. Will their opportunity to impress a top London agent with their new sound be ruined by the threat of a powercut? There are loads of original foot-tapping songs and this musical comedy is a great night out for the whole family.

    A cast from Grantham and Stamford will tread the boards at The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre 2nd and 3rd September 2016.  

    Tickets cost £10 and are available from the box office. Call 01780 766455

    www.stamfordcornexchange.co.uk www.stampyourfeetthemusical.co.uk

    Follow us on Twitter @stampyourfeet

  • Absolutely Fabulous (12A)

    2 Sep 2016 - 2 Sep 2016
    Trinity Arts Centre
    Trinity Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

    tac@west-lindsey.gov.uk

    http://www.west-lindsey.gov.uk/trinity-arts-centre/

    Director: Mandie Fletcher
    Starring: Jennifer Saunders, Joanna Lumley, Kate Moss

    Finally here's the movie of one of Britain's best TV sitcoms. London's favourite boozy femme-fatales are back, and they're up to their old tricks again! After stirring up a media storm at a high profile fashion event, Edina and Patsy must flee from ensuing wrath. Their choice location to ride out the storm? The French Riviera of course. Letting these two party girls loose in a place of glitz, glamour and wealthy, eligible bachelors and it's a sure recipe for a cocktail of chaos.

    Running time: 1hr 31mins

  • Kustom Kulture Blastoff 7

    2 Sep 2016 - 3 Sep 2016
    Lincolnshire Showground
    Lincolnshire Showground, Grange-de-Lings, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

    Come along to this weekend-long celebration of hot rods and custom vehicles for the people that build them, drive them, and just can't get enough of the music, art, history and creativity inspired by and created around them.

    The very best live music, kustom art, burlesque, rockabilly, steampunk, and Tiki vendors and tons of traditional & kustom painted vehicles from across the country. A friendly eclectic and mix of kustom art and lifestyle which the show is becoming famous for.

    Full details including prices are available on: www.kustomkultureblastoff.com/buy-tickets/

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