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  • Exhibition on Screen: I, Claude Monet

    1 Mar 2017 - 1 Mar 2017, The South Holland Centre

    From award-winning director Phil Grabsky comes this new look at arguably the world’s favourite artist – through his own words.

    Based on over 2500 letters, I, Claude Monet reveals new insight into the man who not only painted the picture that gave birth to impressionism but who was perhaps the most influential and successful painter of the 19th and early 20th centuries.

  • Paul Howitt Cowan Lectures - The Old Hall in Context

    1 Mar 2017 - 1 Mar 2017
    Gainsborough House
    18 Parnell Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 2NB

    The third series of talks are to be based on the iconic building of Gainsborough Old Hall. Come on a journey of discovery and exploration. Gainsborough Old Hall is a major medieval house in an urban context, however that has not always been the case.

    Entry: £4.00 per person
    Tea and biscuits will be served during an intermission (donations gratefully received).

    Before you attend the series, please contemplate visiting the Old Hall, walking around the complex and if you join The Friends for £7.00 (the actual cost of admission to the Hall) that membership allows you free entry every day its open, including event days.

  • Spalding FolkClub: Quicksilver

    1 Mar 2017 - 1 Mar 2017, The South Holland Centre

    Quicksilver are Hilary Spencer and Grant Baynham. Hilary was lead singer in the hugely successful acapella group Artisan, whilst Grant is a dazzling songwriter who appeared for several years on BBC 1’s That’s Life.

  • Birds on the Wing

    3 Mar 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
    The Natural World Centre
    Whisby Nature Park, Moor Lane, Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln

    A stunning exhibition that explores the life and beauty of both garden and wetland birds. A range of media, craft, art and photography has been created by local practitioners, with all work on display available to purchase. ‘Birds on the Wing’ features photography by Wildlife and Swan Photographer Anne Waterfield whose body of work ‘All about Swans’ has previously exhibited at the Discovery Centre at Clumber Park.

    There will also be a Swan Facts section which is informative and also include a mini me exhibition and trail aimed at young children.

  • The Sorcerer's Apprentice

    3 Mar 2017 - 3 Mar 2017, The South Holland Centre

    A pre-school / primary school show from Blunderbus

    Charlie Hubble is a little boy with a very big dream - he wants to be a world-class magician! So, he saves up his pocket money to buy The Big Book of Magic for Trainee Magicians.

    Then he sets off to Mr Zacoor’s Toy Shop to buy his spellbook. But Mr Zacoor is no ordinary shopkeeper, he’s a real life Sorcerer.  And he has a very special job for Charlie...

  • Sully (12A)

    3 Mar 2017 - 3 Mar 2017
    Trinity Arts Centre
    Trinity Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire

    Director: Clint Eastwood
    Starring: Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart

    This tells the true story of Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, an American pilot who became a hero on January 15, 2009, after he was forced to make an emergency landing on New York's Hudson River after his plane was struck by a flock of birds, saving the lives of all 155 people on board. This amazing event is astutely recreated by Eastwood and Hanks. Superb.

    Running time: 1hr 36mins

    Tickets: £4.50 - £5.50

  • South Holland Concerts: Ensemble Marquise

    4 Mar 2017 - 4 Mar 2017, The South Holland Centre

    Ensemble Marquise is an English/Hungarian group, who bring alive the music and culture of the 17th and 18th centuries on period instruments, singing and acting in costume, and using scenic accessories to evoke the atmosphere of the time.

  • The Empty Stage

    4 Mar 2017 - 4 Mar 2017
    Trinity Arts Centre
    Trinity Street, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire


    Rising star Carina Harris was murdered during an unscheduled rehearsal for an upcoming play. Now it's up to the director of the show to determine which of his temperamental cast members is dramatic enough to be a killer!

    Purple Dreams Productions bring their best-selling play to Trinity Arts Centre, written and directed by critically acclaimed Tobias Nicholls. Can you guess 'whodunit'?

    Tickets: £10.00 - £12.00

  • Wanderlust presented by The Gramophones Theatre Company

    4 Mar 2017 - 4 Mar 2017
    Ingham & Cammeringham Village Hall
    The Green, Ingham, Lincoln, LN1 2XT

    An enchanting and heartfelt story about stories, presenting true tales - collected at mobile libraries and residential homes - of people's ordinary and extraordinary physical and emotional journeys through life. With a wonderful mix of emotive live folk songs, puppetry, projection and dance, genuinely touching stories and inventive silliness, this utterly delightful storytelling show inspires smiles and surreptitious tears in equal measure.

  • Learned Friends presented by Ginny Davis Productions

    5 Mar 2017 - 5 Mar 2017
    Hemswell & Harpswell Village Hall
    Hemswell & Harpswell Village Hall, Maypole Street, Hemswell, DN21 5UL

    A beautifully crafted, atmospheric and truly captivating courtroom drama with echoes of Twelve Angry Men and the BBC's Silk, lifting the shroud of secrecy surrounding the moral quandaries and machinations of a high-stakes criminal trial.