Arts & Screen

Fresh look for town’s museum for new year

Sleaford Museum reopens this month after an end-of-year refurbishment.

The Nettles. EMN-181201-172047001

Sleaford students will record work of volunteers in open air arts space

Young people are being encouraged to join in upcoming workshops designed to link up with the older generation.

Themed backpacks have been introduced for young visitors to Lincoln Cathedral EMN-181001-114005001

Inspiration for young visitors to Lincoln Cathedral

Young visitors to Lincoln Cathedral are being given the chance to find out more about the historic building with the help of themed backpacks.

Whats on
Vast improvement. The designs for how the Market Place buildings will look. EMN-180801-172858001

Work set to start on renovating long-standing Sleaford eyesore

Detailed plans for a two-screen cinema in Sleaford should be revealed in the next few weeks as part of the second phase of a major restoration project of a town eyesore.

Coun Stephanie Dale. EMN-180901-132850001

Transgender town councillor to appear in ITV documentary

A Sleaford Town Councillor is to appear in a new, three-part ITV documentary series following transgender patients at a busy London clinic.

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Film based on true story at theatre venue

Audiences can view a film adaption of a true story with a screening coming to North Hykeham.

Theatre and Comedy
Co-directors Rich Dutton and Chris Clark at the premiere screening of their movie in Lincoln - Shadows Of A Stranger. EMN-171221-141158001

Film festival award for Sleaford movie

An independent feature film that was produced in the Sleaford area has won an award for Best Feature at a film festival in America.

Hammering a cart wheel at Welbourn Forge. EMN-171229-145948001

Chance to see traditional ironworking

There is a chance to see ironworking in a traditional Victorian forge located in the heart Welbourn, near Sleaford.

Whats on
Belton House grade 1 listed stable block. EMN-171229-100629001

Conservation work set to begin on historic Belton House stable block

Work is due to get under way in the New Year on a major conservation project at Belton House

The water fountain in Sleaford Market Place erected in 1874 in memory of Frederick William, 6th Earl and 2nd Marquis of Bristol, by his Lincolnshire tenants. EMN-171222-101847001

Lottery project for forgotten water fountain

A decorative water fountain erected nearly 150 years ago in memory of the Marquis of Bristol is the subject of a proposed restoration project by Sleaford and District Civic Trust.

Submarine Scout airship being handled by US Naval ratings based at Cranwells Lighter than Air Section, 1918. EMN-171219-141017001

There is still time to see air exhibition

Discover the history of military and civilian balloons and airships in an exhibition at a North Rauceby museum.

Ambulance service urges people to stay safe when celebrating New Year

Ambulance service urges people to stay safe when celebrating New Year

After a very busy Christmas period East Midlands Ambulance Service is preparing for New Year’s Eve with a plea to those celebrating to start 2018 safe and well.

Santa appears in North Kyme by UFO. EMN-171218-145333001

Santa arrives by UFO

Crowds were wowed in North Kyme on Sunday as Santa swooped in aboard a UFO to switch on the Christmas lights.

Festive film at Sleaford area theatre venue

Festive film at Sleaford area theatre venue

Audiences can get in the festive spirit with a film screening coming to North Hykeham.

Police appeal for bilingual officers.

Police recruitment drive focuses on foreign language needs

Do you speak a foreign language and would consider joining the police? If so you might be just the person the force are looking for!

Join in the dance classes at Cranwell. EMN-171215-154623001

Banish winter blues with dance classes at Cranwell

Banish those winter blues with lessons in waltz, quickstep, tango and foxtrot in Cranwell.

Wellingore parish church, wreath festival. Roy Hallworth and Brenda Thompson. EMN-170412-121909001

Christmas events at William Alvey School and Wellingore Church draw crowds

In a departure from the typical church festivals of decorated Christmas trees and Nativity sets, parishioners of St Wilfrid’s Church at Wellingore came up with an alternative festival event.

Edwardian Christmas at Heckington Mill. Mason Lambert 8 and Bella Lambert 5 of Great Hale with Father Christmas. EMN-171112-095623001

“We’ll definitely do it again next year” - Heckington Mill celebrates Edwardian Christmas

Celebrating the first Christmas since the completion and opening of Heckington Windmill’s regenerated visitor facilities, volunteers held an Edwardian style weekend.


Sleaford's Gifted craft market keeps the snow at bay

Forecasts of snow failed to deter gift-hunters from Sleaford’s National Centre for Craft and Design for its annual Gifted Christmas market of contemporary crafts.

Crowds in Sleaford Market for this year's lights switch-on. Now there is a call to rally round and make the event even better. EMN-171212-120245001

Town Council backs volunteer group seeking to boost Sleaford Christmas Market in 2018

Town Councillors have backed a call to embrace a new wave of support from townspeople keen to build on this year’s Christmas Market.

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