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Out and about - August 2017

Highlights:

Domesday Book

Domesday Book

Until 3 Sept, 10am-5pm
Lincoln Castle, LN1 3AA. The Domesday Book, is perhaps the most remarkable medieval document ever written, and will be on display at Lincoln Castle alongside the Charter of the Forest 1217 and Magna Carta 1215. Normal admission charges apply. www.lincolncastle.com

 

1217 Battle of Lincoln

Battles and Dynasties

Until 3 Sept
The Collection, Danes Terrace, Lincoln, LN2 1LP. An exhibition of conflict for the crown defined by significant artefacts and paintings. Among the treasures on display are Queen Victoria’s throne and the death warrant for Mary Queen of Scots. Admission charges apply. www.thecollectionmuseum.com

 

Lincoln Knights at Kings Cross Station

Lincoln Knights’ Trail

Until 3 Sept
Follow a trail of 36 Knight sculptures throughout Lincoln to mark 800 years since the Battle of Lincoln and the sealing of the Charter of the Forest. www.knightstrail.com / 01522 545233

Family Workshops - Awesome Apparel: Statement Shoes

1 Aug, 10am-2pm
National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford, NG34 7TW. During the holiday children and families can take part in events as part of our exhibition themes. This summer holiday we will be making awesome apparel. Free drop-in session, everyone welcome. www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk / 01529 308710

Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway

2 - 27 August (every Wed and Sat, plus Sun 27th)
Skegness Water Leisure Park, Skegness, PE25 1JF. Ride in one of the historic railway carriages, pulled by one of our historic diesel locomotives on the beautiful Lincolnshire coast. 07717 795714 / www.lclr.co.uk

Boston Beach Days

3 - 4 Aug
Central Park, Boston. Free fun for all the family. This year the beach will remain for children to enjoy throughout the rest of August.

Louth Playgoers present Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

3 - 5 Aug, 7.30pm
Riverhead Theatre, Victoria Road, Louth. Performed by students of Louth Playgoers Summer School. Tickets £9 & U/18’s £5. 01507 600350 / www.louthplaygoers.com

Holbeach beer and music festival

4 Aug, 6 - 11pm, 5 Aug, 12 - 11pm, 6 Aug, 12 - 10.30pm
Holbeach United Community Sports Academy, Kings Academy, Highbury Drive, Holbeach, PE12 8DN. Some of the best live music from the area alongside some of the finest beers and ales.www.holbeachmusicandbeerfestival.co.uk/

Maker demonstration with Miranda Sharpe

5 Aug, 1pm - 4pm
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford, NG34 7TW. Miranda will be demonstrating preparation of enamels and silver for enamelling, and enamelling on silver jewellery pieces. Free, drop-in session, everyone welcome. www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk / 01529 308710

Firing of the Forge

5 Aug, 10am-1pm
See traditional ironworking in a Victorian forge located in the heart of the village of Welbourn. The forge opens on the first Saturday of the month and now exhibits old photographs, displays and memorabilia along with a restored earth privy.goodhand2@tiscali.co.uk / 01400 272623

Book sale

5 - 6 and 12 - 13 August
St Thomas of Canterbury Church, Mumby. Giant sale of secondhand books. Tea/coffee and home-made cakes on sale. Also Table Top Sale, 30 Sept,10am - 1 pm. Boston art

7 - 27 August, 9 - 4pm
Summer exhibition in Boston Stump. Free entry. 20% of sales go to The Stump. www.bostonartgroup.info

Summer playscheme

7 - 11 August
Deeping St James Primary School, Hereward Way, Deeping St James, PE6 8PZ. 01778 343266 / clerk.dsjpc@btconnect.com

Summer Sessions: Paper cutting and manipulation with Clare Pentlow

7 Aug, 10am
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford, NG34 7TW. Explore and discover how versatile paper is as a design material through cutting and folding, manipulation and forms.12-25yrs, bring your own lunch or enjoy 10% off in the café, snacks and cold drinks included, £25 per session, please book. www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk / 01529 308710

Willow weaving

8 Aug, 1pm - 2pm
Hartsholme Country Park, Lincoln, LN6 0EY. Join rangers to get creative with some willow and try your hand at making your very own objects to put in your garden or home. £3.50 per person, suitable for all ages, children must be accompanied by an adult. 01522 873735 / hartsholmecp@lincoln.gov.uk

Family Workshops - Awesome Apparel: Glowing Gear

8 Aug, 10am - 2pm
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford, NG34 7TW. During the holiday children and families can respond to our exhibition themes through designing and making. This summer holiday we will be making awesome apparel. Free, drop-in session, everyone welcome.www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk / 01529 308 710

Boston craft and picnic in the park

9 Aug, 10am - 3pm
Central Park, PE21 6EF.Come along and take part in free family crafts, all you need to bring is the picnic. Free entry. www.boston.gov.uk

Boston craft market and family fun crafts

10 Aug, 10am - 3pm
Boston Market Place, PE21 6EH. Crafts, bespoke cards, jewellery, gifts and handmade items available for sale, come along and see what’s on offer. Free entry.www.boston.gov.uk

Discover Whisby

11 Aug, 10am - 4.30pm
Natural World Centre and Whisby Nature Park, LN6 9BW. Discover what’s happening in North Kesteven with our Discovery Days! There will be lots of fun activities to have a go at with different activities at each event! Free to attend. Please bring snacks or even a lunch, and stay all day. Children aged eight or under must be accompanied by an adult. 01522 694353

A Groovy Garden Party

12 Aug, 10am
Wyndham Park, Grantham, NG31 9BB. 1960s themed summer event celebrating the era. Music, crafts, holiday camp style activities, fair rides and stalls provide a perfect day to bring a picnic to the park and chill out to 1960s tunes. Free entry.www.wyndhamparkgrantham.co.uk

Country Craft and Curios Fair

12 - 13 Aug
Museum of Lincolnshire Life, Burton Road, Lincoln, LN1 3LY. Bringing stallholders together in a celebration of high quality handmade crafts specifically selected from across the region. £2.50 admission, £1 concessions, £5 family.www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/museumoflincolnshirelife

Skegness Art Group Art Exhibition

12 - 19 Aug, 11am - 5pm
St. Mary’s Church, Winthorpe, Skegness, PE25 1EW. Art Exhibition and sale of around 200 paintings, amateur and professional. Free entry. 01754 810003

Hartsholme Family Fun Day

13 Aug, 11am - 4pm
Hartsholme Country Park, Lincoln, LN6 0EY. Join Park Rangers for the annual family open day where you will find a variety of activities for all the family. Some charges for activities may apply but most are free of charge. Suitable for all age groups. 01522 873735 / hartsholmecp@lincoln.gov.uk

Milling Days

13 Aug, 10 Sept, 8 Oct, 12 Nov, 11am - 4pm
Cogglesford Watermill, East Road, Sleaford, NG34 7EQ. Visitors can see the mill in operation during special milling days on the second Sunday of the month. Learn about the history of the mill and its millers, try grinding grain and explore the mill. Free admission.www.cogglesfordwatermill.co.uk / 01529 413671

Giant Doddington bike ride

13 Aug, from 8am
Doddington Hall, LN6 4RU. A great day out for the family, leisure cyclists and competitors looking for a challenge. It has 3 ride options: a 33-mile road ride, a 50-mile road ride or biggest challenge of them all, the 100-mile road ride. Plus, free access to the Giant Lincoln trail ride for families during the day. Ride prices £25/30.www.giantdoddingtonbikeride.co.uk

Skegness Carnival

13 - 18 Aug
A Carnival Parade, Family Fun Day in Tower Gardens, pavement artist competition and sculpting competition are amongst the free events taking place all week.www.skegnesscarnival.co.uk / email-info@skegnesscarnival.co.uk

Boston Classic Car Show

13 Aug, 10am - 5pm
Graves Park, Skeldyke Road, Kirton, Boston. Boston Classic Car Club, 25th Annual Show.

Summer Sessions: State and Style with Beth Lambert

14 Aug, 10am - 4pm
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford, NG34 7TW. In an ever-changing political era, explore how politics influences craft and use the exhibits to explore the issues you care about. £25 per session, 12-25yrs, bring your own lunch or enjoy 10% off in our café, snacks and cold drinks included, please book www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk / 01529 308710

Talk by Shakaila Forbes-Bell (founder of ‘Psychology of Fashion’ blog)

14 Aug, 1pm - 5pm
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford, NG34 7TW. Find out from a PR and Marketing Director how to utilise psychological tools to maintain your authentic identity and stand out from the online crowd. £12pp, £10 for under 25’s, everyone welcome, please book www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk / 01529 308710

Family Workshops - Awesome Apparel: Wonderful wigs

15 Aug, 10am - 2pm
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford, NG34 7TW. During the holiday children and families can respond to our exhibition themes through designing and making. This summer holiday we will be making awesome apparel. Free, drop-in session, everyone welcome. www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk / 01529 308710

RSPB birdwatching cruises

15 Aug - 27 Oct, various times/dates
Departs from Boston Marina along the River Witham and into The Wash, PE21 9JU. The Wash Cruises on The Boston Belle run from May until October and provide interest to the avid birder and anyone with a general interest in wildlife. Price: RSPB Members: Adult £18.50 Child (under 16) £10 Non-members: Adult £21, Child (under 16) £11. Book via the South Holland Centre in Spalding on 01775 764777 orwww.southhollandcentre.co.uk

Boston Family Fun Sports Day

18 Aug, 10am - 3pm
Central Park, PE21 6EF. A sporting day out, come along and have a go at different sports, remember to bring your trainers and picnic. Free entry.www.boston.gov.uk

Lincoln craft markets

19 Aug, 16 Sep, 21 Oct, 18 Nov, 9 - 4pm
The Country Crafts Association actively promotes the skills and excellence of the numerous local artists and crafters from Lincolnshire and the East Midlands. Markets will be taking place in City Square, Cornhill, and Lower High Street. www.countrycraftsassociation.co.uk

Family Workshops - Awesome apparel: Character costumes

22 Aug, 10am -2pm
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford, NG34 7TW. During the holiday children and families can respond to our exhibition themes through designing and making. This summer holiday we will be making awesome apparel. Free drop-in session, everyone welcome. www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk/ / 01529 308710

Shelter building in Skellingthorpe Old Wood

23 Aug, 10.30am - 3.30pm
Skellingthorpe, Lincoln, LN6 5TU. Learn how to build a shelter to help you survive in the wild using only nature’s resources and gain new skills creating your very own home from home. Please wear suitable clothing and footwear. Each session normally lasts 2 hours from pick-up to finish. Booking essential as places are limited. 01522 688868

Boston storytelling and picnic in the park

23 Aug, 10am - 3pm
Central Park, PE21 6EF. Family-friendly event with stalls themed around a series of children’s stories read by the library. Family crafts will be available and a family reading area. Free entry. www.boston.gov.uk

Boston Outdoor Cinema

25 - 26 Aug, from 6.30pm
Central Park, PE21 6EF. Boston will host its first outdoor cinema experience with a family ticket suitable for all films shown. Pre-booked, £6 adults, £4 kids, £18 family ticket.www.boston.gov.uk

Asylum Steampunk Festival

25 - 28 Aug
Castle Square / Lincoln Castle. Watch the cobbled streets of historic Lincoln taken over by the Victorian Steampunk Society’s annual festival in its 8th year! From top hats and flying goggles to corset and flamboyant feathers - join in with Lincoln’s Victorian fantasy.www.asylumsteampunk.co.uk

Grainthorpe Festival of Arts

26 - 28 Aug, 10am - 5pm
Tithe Farm, Church Lane, LN11 7JR. Grainthorpe Festival of Arts’ three-day event includes the sale of paintings and crafts, and flower arrangements. Children under the age of 16 are free when accompanied by an adult. Refreshments available at St Clement’s Cafe in the Village Hall. Admission £2.www.grainthorpeartsfestival.co.uk

Alford’s Indian Summer

26 Aug
Bringing the vibrancy, colour and culture of India to the small market town in a series of different events.

Gosberton Baptist Church Flower and Crafts Festival

26 - 28 Aug
Spalding Road, Gosberton, Spalding, PE11 4NP. Saturday and Monday 10.30am to 4.30pm and Sunday 12 noon to 4.30pm. Sunday morning worship 10.30am and Songs of Praise 4.30pm.
07970 382144 / 07970 382166 / www.gosberton.org

High Flying Women

Until 24 Sept
Heath Farm, North Rauceby, Sleaford, NG34 8QR. Telling the stories of female aviators from around the world and their love of flight, speed, adventure and service for their countries. Free entry.
0159 488490 / www.cranwellaviation.co.uk

Summer Fun

27 Aug, 11am to 4pm
Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum, Heath Farm, North Rauceby, Sleaford, NG34 8QR. An annual favourite as the museum opens its doors for lots of aviation fun. Explore vintage RAF Fire Fighting engines, try your hand at kite flying and test your skills with our cunning trail! Free admission. www.cranwellaviation.co.uk / 01529 488490

Alford Craft Festival

26 - 28 Aug, 10am - 5pm
Alford Manor House and Marquee, West Street, Alford, LN13 9HT. The biggest event of the year with a large number of quality craft stalls both inside in the big marquee and outside in the Manor House Grounds. Admission is donation based.alfordcraftmarket@gmail.com / www.alfordcraftmarket.co.uk

Bank Holiday Family Workshop

28 August, 11am - 3pm
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford, NG34 7TW. Come and explore the themes of our exhibition through designing and making. Free, drop-in session, everyone welcome.www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk / 01529 308710

Family Workshops - Awesome Apparel: Printed pattern

29 Aug, 10am - 2pm
The National Centre for Craft & Design, Sleaford, NG34 7TW. During the holiday children and families can respond to our exhibition themes through designing and making. This summer holiday we will be making awesome apparel. Free, drop-in session, everyone welcome. www.nationalcraftanddesign.org.uk / 01529 308710

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