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  • Craft & Gift Fair - Horncastle

    22 Apr 2017 - 16 Dec 2017, Stanhope Hall, Horncastle

    There will be lots of stalls offering handmade and bought in items for sale at great prices. Hot drinks and food will be available and Lincoln Owl Rescue will be joining us so why not pop by and see us all. Its FREE ENTRY.

    Christmas one on 16th Dec

    Come and start Christmas with us.  Lots of great gift ideas for sale.  There will be hot drinks & cakes, Lincoln Owl Rescue, Creation Station, Facepainting, Santa and even The Grinch & it’s free entry.

    Dates: 22nd Apr, 17th June, 7th Oct, 4th Nov, 16th Dec


    18 May 2017 - 27 Oct 2017
    Grand Sluice Lock
    Grand Sluice Lock, Boston, Lincolnshire

    In 2016 over 100 bird species were seen,averaging at about 64 per cruise {more details on website} .Seals are also seen on most cruises. All cruises are lead by local RSPB guides.On board refreshments and toilet.

    RSPB members £18-50 and child {under 16} £10.
    Non-members £21 and £11.

    All cruises depart Bostons Grand Sluice Lock,sailing up the Witham,into the Wash and Welland and returning to Boston.

    12 cruises in 2017,starting 18th May and ending 27th October.

    All bookings via ticket office at Spaldings South Holland Centre.

    Full details of individual sailing times and dates at
    Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to sailing time. Bostons traffic can be very busy! Cruises last between 4 to 5 hours.


  • Boston Craft and Farmers Markets

    19 May 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
    Boston Market
    Market Place, Boston, Lincolnshire

    Boston Craft Market and Farmers Market where traders are invited to showcase gifts and crafts.

    Come along and see the crafts we have to offer as well as enjoying the shopping Boston has available.

  • Craft & Gift Fair

    25 May 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
    Central Market, Lincoln
    Central Market, Sincil Street, Lincoln, LN5 7ET

    Sunbeam will be at this lovely market with lots of stalls supporting all the permanent traders there. Why not pop in and see us, they have great food there too.

    Dates: 25th Mar, 29th Apr, 27th May, 24th June, 29th July, 26th Aug, 30th Sept, 28th Oct, 25th Nov, 23rd Dec

    Free Entry

  • Draw to Perform with Amy Hewitt

    12 Aug 2017 - 24 Oct 2017, The Steel Rooms

    This class is intended to free the body and mind through performance drawing, while collectively creating a large-scale piece of work. In the morning there will be a talk about performance drawing and a tutorial on different mark-making techniques. The afternoon will be a meditation and drawing workshop. Attendees should wear comfortable clothes that they don’t mind getting messy.

  • An Introduction to Taxidermy with Amy Hewitt

    26 Aug 2017 - 27 Nov 2017, The Steel Rooms

    An Introductory class to Taxidermy, where the pupil will learn how to skin, stuff and preserve a rodents skin. This class is not for the faint hearted or the weak stomached. Pupils must be aged 16 or over. Price: £95 including all materials and light refreshments.

  • Call for Entries - Open Exhibition 2017

    9 Sep 2017 - 21 Oct 2017, The Steel Rooms

    Open Exhibition 2017 calls for your entries.

  • Pottery Basic Hand Building Skills

    12 Sep 2017 - 10 Oct 2017, The Steel Rooms

    This course offers an introduction to working with clay. Participants will learn basic hand building techniques and explore surface texturing to enable them to produce 5 beautiful pieces of work. Participants will learn about and use different types of clay as well as gaining knowledge of the technical side of the ceramic process. Price: £125 per person for the 5 week course, including all materials, tools and refreshments.

    Week 1 – Pinch pots – incorporating sculpture and clay manipulation.

    Week 2 – Tile making – including surface decoration techniques.

    Week 3 – Slab work  – working with soft and leather hard clay.

    Week 4 – Coiling – structure and the imagination.

    Week 5 – Working with press moulds.

  • Lincolnshire Artists’ Society at the Usher

    16 Sep 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
    The Usher Gallery
    Danes Terrace, Lincoln LN2 1LP

    The Society will be exhibiting there from 16th September  to 15th October.

  • Stamford Georgian Festival

    21 Sep 2017 - 24 Sep 2017, Stamford Town

    2017 marks the 50th anniversary of Stamford’s award as the UK’s first conservation town, recognising its unspoilt Georgian street scenes and ancient architecture.

    This year’s Georgian Festival (21-24 September) has more events then ever over a packed three-day programme, with a major focus on activities on the riverside Meadows on Saturday and Sunday.

    A special performance area will host galloping acrobats, celebrating the birth of circus in the Georgian period, militiamen drills and a skirmish with the enemy, a Punch and Judy Show and a Regency dance demo.  Military encampments and period stallholders complete the picture.

    Stamford’s ancient streets will again buzz with evocative Georgian costumed figures, themed markets and street entertainment and Saturday evening sees a glittering illuminati event in Red Lion Square with the ancient Stamford Bull Run re-enacted in street theatre. 

    Tickets are available through the website - - or via Stamford Arts Centre Box Office on 01780 763203.