The Spalding Farmers Market is held on the first saturday of every month.
The award winning Farmers' Market is held in the Market place on the fourth Saturday of the month, attracting many visitors
The Horncastle Farmers Market takes place on the second Thursday of the month at Horncastle.
Design and make your own projects using your preferred method of handbuilding or throwing. Decorating techniques will include slip trailing, sgraffito, painting, texture, wax resist. Finished pieceswill be fired and available to take home from the shop. There are 6 places available.
Six week course on Sundays February 5, 12, 19, 26 and 5, 12 of March 2017 10.30 – 1.30pm £120pp for 6 weeks with our expert potter Priscilla McGirr.
Gainsborough Farmers' and Craft Market was re-launched in April 2016 with 20 stalls selling top quality produce from the local area plus now handmade crafts as well.
The market is held on the second Saturday of every month from 9am to 4pm.
Come and join local artist Fiona Radford for a 6-week pottery evening class. No previous experience required and all levels of ability are welcome. She will teach you how to hand build pots and ornaments. You will learn how to hand make pottery using different methods, including coiling and slab building, and decorative techniques such as slip glazing and sgraffito. This is a hands on practical course. Fiona will support and guide you while you make pieces of your own choice, and at your own speed. Make a lamp base, bowl, jug, animal ornament, tiles or a model of your pet! Enjoy our new purpose built studio and learn in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Tea and coffee and all materials and tools are provided. Bring an apron and closed toed shoes for safety. When finished, glazed and fired your creations can be picked up from the shop.
Wednesday 1st March, 2017 10.30 – 1.30pm £30pp Hawkmoon Hares Create your own magical March hare using a range of different wools and using the needle felting technique & finishing it off with a little bead charm.
This will be a relaxing, fun & creative workshop.
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.
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.