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It's Showtime!

From wartime nostalgia to a life-sized talking book, there’s something for everyone at the council’s Lincolnshire Show area

Children's face painting at the Lincolnshire Show

Children’s face painting at the Lincolnshire Show

Whether you’re looking for facts or fun - or the perfect mixture of both - we’ll have the lot at our stand at the 130th Show!

As usual, you’ll find us at 10th Avenue, Row B, where we’ve lined up displays and attractions for visitors of all ages.

Events manager Mark Stoneham said: “The Lincolnshire Show is a wonderful day for the whole family, and we’re delighted to play our part in making it such a success.

“This year, we’ve got displays and information highlighting just some of the things residents and community groups do to make the county such a great place.

“As 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the First World War and 70 years since the D-Day landings in the Second, we’re also exploring Lincolnshire’s involvement in both conflicts.”

For residents wanting to find out more about the many services the council provides, there could hardly be a better opportunity, with knowledgeable staff available to answer your questions.

You can even arrange to meet your elected councillor over a hot drink and discuss any local concerns you may have.

More information

For details of the council’s area, phone Mark Stoneham on 01522 552118, email mark.stoneham@lincolnshire.gov.uk or follow us on Twitter @Lincolnshire CC.

Our highlights

Top attractions of our wartime theme include:

  • A two-seater simulator of a Second World War aircraft cockpit, perfect for children wanting to let their imaginations soar!
  • 1940s nostalgia with military and civilian costumes from a bygone era, as well as heart-rending songs by Heather McHale.
  • Children can dress up as wartime evacuees, complete with suitcases and name tags, leaving their homes in the cities to escape the bombing.
  • Small models for the visually impaired of a Lancaster, Spitfire and Hurricane, so you can feel your way back into the past.

Bringing you back up to date with the 21st century, we highlight:

  • The vital work of Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue, including details of recruitment.
  • Ongoing efforts to help you stay safe on the county’s roads, courtesy of the Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership.
  • How to “get high” in safety - on our climbing wall!
  • The joy of reading, with a life-sized talking book for youngsters called Flick!

General show enquiries

For more information about the 130th Lincolnshire Show, including ticket details, visit www.lincolnshireshow.co.uk.

Win Lincolnshire Show tickets

Four lucky families can enjoy a free day at the Lincolnshire Show, courtesy of Lincolnshire County Council.

To enter our free prize draw, send your name, address and daytime phone number to County News Show Draw, Lincolnshire County Council, County Offices, Newland, Lincoln, LN1 1YL.

Alternatively, email countynews@lincolnshire.gov.uk - please put Show Draw as the subject.

The closing date is Friday 23 May. The winning entries will be the first four names drawn out of the hat after that date.

A family ticket, costing £47 on the gate, gives admission to two adults and three children aged under 16.

Free draw rules: Only one entry per person; entrants must be aged 18 or over; there is no cash alternative to the prize; each ticket is valid for either day of the Show - but not both.

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Last updated: 18 June 2014

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