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  • Bastion in the Air - RAF Scampton 6th April to 24th August 2018

    6 Apr 2018 - 24 Aug 2018, RAF Scampton

    Exhibition - View the re-creation of a Royal Flying Corps Airfield in World War One

    The exhibition at RAF Scampton will be housed in the 'Dambusters' hangar and will feature the recreation of part of an RFC airfield 'somewhere in France or Flanders', including three replica aircraft: a DH2 and Sopwith Camel from Britain, and a Rumpler CVII from Germany.  Running from 6th April to 24th  August 2018 the RAF Scampton exhibition will tell the history of Scampton in the First World War and of individual RFC and RNAS personnel with a local connection.  Visitors will be need to book in advance and they will receive a guided tour of the RAF Scampton Heritage Centre and the Bastion in the Air Exhibition; tours will be free of charge. 

    NOTE: Pre Booking is essential

    aviationheritage@lincolnshire.gov.uk

    01522 555591

    Travel and access information

     

  • ACT II Present: Betty Blue Eyes

    25 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018, The South Holland Centre

    1947. Post-war Britain struggles to survive acute rationing and austerity. In a small Yorkshire town mild-mannered chiropodist Gilbert Chilvers dreams of a “place on the Parade” whilst his ambitious wife Joyce just wants to stop being a nobody.

    A quintessentially English musical farce from ACT II.

    http://www.southhollandcentre.co.uk
  • Royal Opera House: Manon

    6 May 2018 - 6 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    Kenneth Macmillen’s powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux’s tragic love is a masterpiece of modern ballet set to music by Massenet

    http://www.southhollandcentre.co.uk
  • Heads South

    9 May 2018 - 9 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    This event is part of Lincolnshire Jazz Week , which runs from 5 to 12 May

    Heads South plays sizzling Latin Jazz combining Cuban and other Latin rhythms with distinctive melodies in a dynamic repertoire of original and classic tunes.

    http://www.southhollandcentre.co.uk
  • NT Live: Macbeth

    10 May 2018 - 10 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

    http://www.southhollandcentre.co.uk
  • Countryside Show in the City 20th May

    20 May 2018 - 20 May 2018
    Lincoln Arboretum
    Monks Road, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

    An exciting new event that we would very much like you to be part of. - Lincoln City Community event

    Green Synergy, a Lincoln based community gardening charity, is working in partnership  to organise  Lincoln’s first ever “Countryside Show in the City”.

    This will be a family fun filled day that will bring the whole community together to celebrate all things food and farming; helping city residents experience a taste of the countryside. 

    Lok out for:

    • Food, Farming and Countryside- will include tractors, farm animals, countryside crafts such as spinning, wood turning; milking and food trade stands. This unique experience will give you a chance to get hands on and learn about how food is produced
    • Main Ring- with a range of displays including the ‘Sheep Show’, dog agility, archery and marching bands
    • Produce, Arts and Crafts Show - with local schools entires too
    • Community - Local community groups will have stalls to promote their services, run taster sessions and encourage volunteering opportunities
    • Environmental Sustainability - Local organisations to help people learn about environmental issues including conservation, wildlife, waste, recycling and climate change

    More details next month. In the meantime, please be sure to save the date.

    More details from Green Synergy at 01522 533077 or email mary@greensynergy.org.uk

     

  • An American in Paris

    23 May 2018 - 23 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    Jerry Mulligan is an American GI striving to make it as a painter in a city suddenly bursting with hope and possibility. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer named Lise, the streets of Paris become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war...

    http://www.southhollandcentre.co.uk
  • Sing-a-long a Beauty and the Beast

    29 May 2018 - 29 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    This is your chance to sing your heart out to the Disney songs of your childhood such as Be Our Guest, Belle, Gaston and not forgetting the Beauty and The Beast. Sing along with Emma Watson, Ewan McGregor and Emma Thompson in this romantic fairy tale and see if you can stop those tears at the end.

    http://www.southhollandcentre.co.uk
  • National Colouring Book Day

    5 Aug 2018 - 5 Aug 2018
    Navigation House
    Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

    Navigation House has a fascinating history dating back over 150 years. To celebrate National Colouring Book Day we would like to create a book depicting the life of this historic building. There’ll be lots of pictures to colour in so why not spend some time colouring with your friends, children or grandchildren or just by yourself and contribute to our bumper sized book!

    http://www.navigationhousesleaford.co.uk