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  • 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.

  • Victorian Christmas Trail

    9 Nov 2016 - 23 Dec 2016
    The Museum of Lincolnshire Life
    Old Barracks, Burton Rd, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3LY



    Now until 23rd December

    Complete the festive trail and find out how the Victorians celebrated Christmas. Can you find all the Christmas puddings and discover the mystery words? It's only £1 to enter and all completed trails receive a prize! 

  • Christmas Crafts Market

    26 Nov 2016 - 4 Dec 2016, Alford Corn Exchange



    Alford Xmas Craft Markets are on the weekends of the 26/27 November and 3/4 December 2016 10am - 4pm each day with live music, quality craft stalls, children's crafts and a lovely home made tea shop.  Free admission. At Alford Corn Exchange, Market Place, Alford LN13 9EB.

    The weekends offer the chance to see the best of the area's talented makers presenting their own work. Find something original as as gift or treat yourself (perfect for Christmas shopping!).

    On both weekends, you’ll discover stunning felt pictures, original art and cards, hand-painted wooden children's toys, charming pyrography, beautiful woodturning , inventive fantasy art, hand turned pens, stylus, shaving brushes and magnifying glasses, gorgeous silver , gold and brightly coloured polymer clay jewellery, silk scarves, batic, hand knitted childrens wear and even a guitar maker.

    Why buy locally-made handmade goods? Because you'll be supporting creative talent, as well as entrepreneurial get-up-and-go. We have carefully selected craftsmen and women  who have worked really hard to bring you a slice of their inspirational world. You'll be meeting the person behind the talent!

    On Sundays 27th of November and 4th December we will be having free children's clay sessions at the Christmas Craft Market.  Come along and make some clay monsters! Saturday 3rd December - make fimo clay candy canes with Charlotte Martin - £1 per child. 

  • Meet Santa | Waterside Shopping Centre

    1 Dec 2016 - 21 Dec 2016
    Waterside Shopping Centre
    Waterside Shopping Centre, High Street, Lincoln, LN2 1AP



    Waterside Shopping Centre will display an enchanting Christmas scene, offering families to spend time with Santa Claus and his friendly elves.

    Each visit costs £4.50 and includes a special present as well as photo gifts which can be purchased too.

  • Lincoln Christmas Market

    1 Dec 2016 - 4 Dec 2016
    Lincoln Castle
    Castle Hill, Lincoln, Lincolnshire



    Lincoln is such a charming location, adorned by lots of heritage and culture with its cobbled streets and quaint tea rooms neatly aligning the high street, and anyone who has been before will know just how beautiful the City looks covered in Christmas lights.

  • The National Centre for Craft & Design

    3 Dec 2016 - 4 Dec 2016
    The National Centre for Craft & Design
    Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire



    Our much loved Gifted Contemporary Christmas Market celebrates its 5th Anniversary this year and returns on Sat 3 and Sun 4 December, kicking off an exciting programme of seasonal activities at The National Centre for Craft & Design (NCCD). To mark the occasion, we’re throwing open our doors for a NEW two day event.

  • Victorian Christmas Tea Room

    3 Dec 2016 - 4 Dec 2016
    The Museum of Lincolnshire Life
    Old Barracks, Burton Rd, Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3LY



    Take the weight off your feet and join us in our pop-up Victorian Christmas Tea Room for a warm and restful refreshment stop.  We're just a minute's walk from the hub of the Christmas Market.

    With traditional cake and hot drink deals for £4.00 or snacks at just £2.00 you can soak up the traditional festive atmosphere whilst feasting at almost Victorian prices.

    The Tea Room is open Saturday and Sunday of the Christmas Market, and can be easily found by the Park-and-Ride bus stop which is just outside the Museum of Lincolnshire Life on Burton Road.

  • Christmas Crafts

    3 Dec 2016 - 4 Dec 2016
    Navigation House
    Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire



    As the National Centre for Craft and Design celebrates Christmas with its annual gifted contemporary Christmas market, Navigation House will be getting crafty themselves so you can make your own Christmas gift. On Saturday you can make a mosaic decoration and Sunday we will be making Christmas cards.

  • Meet Santa | Doddington Hall

    4 Dec 2016 - 18 Dec 2016
    Doddington Hall
    Doddington Hall, Lincoln, Lincolnshire



    Why not head over the Elizabethan Doddington Hall this Christmas to meet Santa. Alongside the fantastic Christmas decorations, you will also meet his elves and even take a small present home with you. Ticket cost £4 and include entry to the Hall, find out more here.

    Sunday 4th, Wednesday 7th, Saturday 17th – Sunday 18th December

  • Cinderella

    5 Dec 2016 - 8 Jan 2017
    New Theatre Royal Lincoln
    Clasketgate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire



    New Theatre Royal in association with STLO Productions proudly presents Cinderella.

    Starring Kerry Katona, CBBC’s Yonko Christopher Johnson and Coronation Street’s Ian Reddington.

    Tickets - £15 - £22