Arts & Screen

Easter holiday fun for all the family at hall

An Easter Egg Hunt event held at Rauceby Hall on Easter Sunday was said to be incredibly successful by organisers.

Claire Crook will be performing live aerial displays alongside CIRCUS: Performers, Politics and Pop Culture. EMN-180604-095646001

Roll up! Circus comes to town

Roll up! Roll up! A street parade and live acts will be taking place this month to celebrate the launch of the latest experience at the National Centre for Craft and Design (NCCD), in Sleaford.

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Cranwell Aviation Heritage Museum. EMN-181104-170845001

Museum seeks expert help for Guinea Pig Club exhibit

A museum near Sleaford is seeking a plastic surgery expert to aid in the development of a new exhibition opening at the venue next year.

Squadron Leader RM Milne, the Commanding Officer of 92 Squadron, sitting in the cockpit of his Supermarine Spitfire Mark Vb, "New Yorklin", at Digby, Lincolnshire, in October 1941. His victory tally shows 11 enemy aircraft shot down. He was posted to command 222 Squadron in January 1942 and, one year later, became wing leader at Biggin Hill. On 20 January 1943 he shot down two Focke Wulf Fw 190s, but was then shot down himself, becoming a prisoner-of-war. EMN-180328-150941001

FEATURE: RAF Digby marks its 100th anniversary

RAF Digby has marked the 100 year milestone of its historic base - three days before the Royal Air Force’s nationwide centenary celebrations.

ArtsNK ceramic wind chimes workshop at Navigation Yard. Clare Lorimer and Edward Lorimer 6 of Sleaford. EMN-180320-111858001

Wind chime are a breeze for families

A workshop to make ceramic wind chimes was a great success according to organisers ArtsNK, the district’s arts promoters.

Enjoy an outdoor experience at the Barnabas Big Screen this summer. EMN-180504-105727001

Lincolnshire based hospice announces winning films for outdoor festival

With more than 2,000 votes submitted, members of the public have chosen the films they would like to see at the Barnabas Big Screen.

Tucking into treats at Sleaford Picturedrome in february 1969. EMN-180329-153525001

Children enjoy trip to the pictures

Our nostalgia photos this week take us back to February 1969.


Sleaford Museum helps Dementia Cafe take a trip down memory lane

Sleaford Museum has been helping keep memories alive at a town social group for people living with dementia.

Have a cracking time this Easter at Cogglesford Watermill, in Sleaford. EMN-180319-100827001

Extended summer opening hours for North Kesteven attractions

Visitor attraction venues across the district are preparing to start the summer season with extended opening hours.

Still time to see the latest exhibition at the National Centre for Craft and Design. EMN-180323-103411001

Still time to view exhibition on UK upholstery at Sleaford gallery

There is still time to see an exhibition exploring the history of upholstery in the UK at the National Centre for Craft and Design (NCCD) in Sleaford.

Kesteven and Sleaford High School in action at Rock Challenge. EMN-180320-103013001

Dance final beckons for Sleaford girls’ high school

A team from Kesteven and Sleaford High School has been selected to go through to the northern final of a national dance competition.

Lincoln Castle EMN-180327-165252001

William returns to conquer the castle at Lincoln

In celebration of the 950th anniversary of Lincoln Castle, William the Conqueror will be making his triumphal return to the city over the Easter weekend.

The Bristol water fountain in Sleaford Market Place. EMN-180320-130147001

Progress on restoration

A Sleaford and District Civic Trust project to restore the water fountain erected in memory of the Marquis of Bristol in the Market Place is progressing well.

From left - chairman of Old Sleaford Heritage Group Dale Trimble with committee member James Robertson and their collection of artefacts on display at Sleaford Museum. EMN-180323-145226001

New exhibitions at town museum

A new exhibition of local archaeological finds dating right back to the stone age opens this weekend at Sleaford Museum.


WATCH VIDEO of rehearsals at Sleaford school as it makes debut at countywide dance contest and comes a fantastic second place!

Kesteven and Sleaford High School was one of six schools from the county taking part in a heat of a national dance competition.

Get ready to celebrate the 40th birthday of Belton House's outdoor playground. EMN-180320-165905001

Blue Peter’s Peter Purves returns to Belton House to celebrate playground’s 40th anniversary.

Blue Peter legend Peter Purves is to make a return visit to the National Trust’s Belton House to celebrate 40 years since its popular adventure playground first opened.

Lioness Suzanne Creedon presents �40 to William Alvey School for them to purchase new books.

Lionesses boost schools’ books

Inspired by World Book Day - Sleaford and District Lioness Club has donated £40 each to 11 schools in the Sleaford area to buy new books for their pupils.

Mrs Smith's Cottage in Navenby, to get new visitor centre. EMN-180315-112021001

Go-ahead for visitor centre for Mrs Smith’s Cottage visitor centre in Navenby

Councillors have enthusiastically given the go-ahead to plans to turn a house into a visitor centre for a village heritage attraction.

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Library to close for boiler works

Sleaford Library is to close for five days while work is carried out to install new energy efficient boilers.

Ciogglesford Mill. EMN-180503-105809001

How to discover your county for free on special weekend

North Kesteven’s top attractions will take part in this year’s Discover Lincolnshire weekend to kick start a new tourism season.

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