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  • 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.

    Due to the nature of the Cygnet Suite, exhibition opening times may vary. Please check opening times before visiting.

  • Milling Days

    12 Mar 2017 - 10 Dec 2017
    Cogglesford Watermill
    East Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire



    Cogglesford Watermill holds regular milling days on the second Sunday of the month. Watch the mill in operation making stone ground flour as if it would'v done over 200 years ago.

    Dates for 2017 are as follows: 12 March, 9 April, 14 May, 11 June, 9 July, 13 August, 10 September, 8 October, 12 November, 10 December.

  • High Flying Women - Pioneering Aviators

    1 Apr 2017 - 24 Sep 2017
    Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum
    North Rauceby, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 8QR



    Discover the incredible stories of women who fought against adversity to achieve aviation history. From world famous Amy Johnson to the Episcopal Priest's wife who became a world class stunt pilot - come along and be inspired!

  • Art in the barn

    15 Apr 2017 - 14 May 2017
    Doddington Hall
    Doddington Hall, Lincoln, Lincolnshire


    Lincolnshire Artists’ Society is exhibiting at Doddington Hall

    The work includes paintings, drawings, sculpture, ceramics, glass and wood.

    Take the opportunity to not only visit the Hall or Gardens or the cafes, but also feast on some of the exciting work on offer by visiting the Stable Studios?


  • Needle Felted Birds

    6 May 2017 - 6 May 2017
    The Natural World Centre
    Whisby Nature Park, Moor Lane, Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln



    Have a go at this felting workshop and create needle felted birds inspired by our ‘Birds on the Wing’ exhibition.

    Price: £25 per person (including refreshments). Materials are provided. Booking essential.

  • Willow Birds Workshop

    20 May 2017 - 20 May 2017
    The Natural World Centre
    Whisby Nature Park, Moor Lane, Thorpe on the Hill, Lincoln



    Take inspiration from our ‘Birds on the Wing exhibition and be introduced to random weaving with willow.  This full day workshop will show you the easiest way to achieve great looking birds full of character and will look great in your garden or home.

    Price: £45 per person (includes lunch). Booking essential.

  • Discover Sleaford

    31 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
    The National Centre for Craft & Design
    Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire



    Discover what's available in Sleaford in our first Discovery Day of the year!

    There will be also lots of fun activities to have a go at including a mobile climbing wall provided by the NK Outreach Team! Craft activities will also be on offer throughout the day as well as opportunities to have a go at a Vitality dance class bringing movement and music to the over sixties. There’s so much to get involved in!

    There will also be a wide range of other information available about what's on offer in the area from local sports groups to community groups. So if you're looking for a new hobby or volunteering opportunities or anything else for that matter! Come along and get involved!

    All activities will take place outside the The National Centre for Craft & Design in Navigation Wharf and Navigation House.

    All our Discovery Days are FREE to attend, and there is no need to book. Enjoy a day out with the whole family! Please bring snacks or even a lunch, and stay all day. All aged 8 or under must be accompanied by an adult, all aged 9 or over can self-register for the activities. Consent forms will be available on the day.

    Please note, if you want a go on the climbing wall, please ensure you are wearing shorts or trousers. This is for safeguarding reasons.

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