Horncastle

Event listings

Search our varied events calendar

  • National Mills Weekend

    13 May 2018 - 13 May 2018
    Cogglesford Watermill
    East Road, Sleaford, Lincolnshire

    Join us as we take part in this national celebration. Watch the mill rumble into action, grinding its own stoneground flour. M H Preserves will be on hand offering tastes of their home made jams and chutneys and Greenfield Bakers will be showcasing their delicious bread produced on traditional wood fired ovens.

    http://www.cogglesfordwatermill.co.uk
  • Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    15 May 2018 - 19 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    This West End hit comes to Spalding for the first time ever and we invite you to join the glamour and glitz of the campest cabaret in town!

    Mitzi, Felicia and Bernadette go to Alice Springs in their pink bus affectionately named Priscilla, to perform a drag show.

    http://www.southhollandcentre.co.uk
  • Tribute to the V-Force 2018 – 19 May, 2018

    19 May 2018 - 19 May 2018
    Newark Air Museum - Attraction
    Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire

    On Saturday 19th May 2018, the museum will be again hosting a Tribute to the V-Force Reunion event at its site in eastern Nottinghamshire.

    This will be a reunion event similar in format to the 2016 event and is being organised by the museum volunteers and staff. Once again we hope that it will include a range of visiting displays connected to the three V-force aircraft; Valiant, Victor and Vulcan; the Squadrons that were part of the V-Force; and the personnel that flew and maintained the aircraft.

    During the day an area will be set up for former V-Force personnel to sign-in, collect their badges and this will be staffed by museum volunteers and hopefully some former members of the V-Force.

    The museum is keen to hear from any former personnel who would like to participate. Ideally we would like you to send us a message by email via this this Link

    By contacting us and advising of your likely attendance we will get a good idea of participation numbers, which will mean that we will be able to make the necessary arrangements more effectively. 

    An indication of the Squadron that you served with and the type of V-Force aircraft you flew would also be of great help to us. We will acknowledge each email (we will aim to do this within 48 hours) and if you bring along a copy of your email to the event you will get the reduced rate admission of £7.00 per person. This will include the provision of an identification badge for the event. 

    Throughout the weekend we also plan to have a number of museum aircraft open for people to visit – this will include the Vulcan, Hastings and Varsity. A small additional charge of £1.00  person will be made for each aircraft visited. The museum continues to collect Log Book entries for Vulcan XM594, Hastings TG517 and Varsity WF369 and would welcome any additional information being provided during this weekend.

    This event is open to the general public & normal museum admission rates apply: Adults £9.00, Over 65s £8.00, Children £4.50 and Family ticket [2 adults & 3 children] £23.00

    #NAMtributetoVForce2018

    http://www.newarkairmuseum.org
  • 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
  • Bastion in the Air - The Collection 26th May to 9th September 2018

    26 May 2018 - 9 Sep 2018
    The Collection Art & Archaeology
    Danes Terrace, Lincoln, Lincolnshire

    The exhibition at The Collection will run from 26th May until 9th September 2018.

    An entrance fee will be applicable but visitors will not need to book in advance. 

    The exhibition focuses on the rising threat to Britain from air attacks by airships and aircraft, and on the British response, including the formation of the RAF in 1918. 

    A number of museums in Germany are supporting this exhibition with information and artefacts. Lord Ashcroft is kindly lending us the original Victoria Cross awarded to Lt William Leefe Robinson for shooting down an airship over Hertfordshire, the first one destroyed over Britain by a fighter aircraft.  We will also be displaying a model zeppelin that is over 5 metres long. 

    Learn about the contribution by Lincolnshire to British aircraft production during the First World War.  Many people – including native 'yellowbellies' – are not aware that Lincoln was one of the world's largest aircraft manufacturing centres at the time! 

    aviationheritage@lincolnshire.gov.uk

    01522 555591

  • 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
  • Will Pound's Through the Seasons

    30 May 2018 - 30 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    Will Pound, Benji Kirkpatrick and Ross Grant, with the support of archive footage and photos plus stories from Debs Newbold, bring the Morris and folk dance year to life, a unique and powerful musical experience in English culture, tradition and history for all.

    http://www.southhollandcentre.co.uk
  • Scummy Mummies

    14 Jun 2018 - 14 Jun 2018, The South Holland Centre

    Join Ellie and Helen as they celebrate the scummier side of parenting, from drinking wine at teatime to hiding from the PTA. Bring your friends and make it a Mums’ (or Dads!) night out!

    Hilarious - Broadway Baby

    Very Funny - The Guardian

    Utterly Brilliant - Camp Bestival

    http://www.southhollandcentre.co.uk
  • Cockpit Fest 23rd and 24th June 2018

    23 Jun 2018 - 24 Jun 2018
    Newark Air Museum - Attraction
    Drove Lane, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire

    The 2018 annual gathering of aircraft cockpits and displays - plus an outdoor Aeoroboot/ Aerojumble avaition sale#cockpitfest.

    More information from Newark Air Museum www.newarkairmuseum.org

Pages