Arts & Screen

Old comrades invited to slap up breakfast and chat

Ex-servicemen and women are being invited along to special ‘Veterans Breakfast’ event next week.

Accoustic night at Solo Club, fundraiser for Cancer Research, backed by WHSmith. L-R Ryan Watson organiser, Francesca Winfield of WHSmith, Dan Hibbert - organiser, Hannah Hankinson - WHSmith. EMN-180902-113352001

Acoustic night marks 225 years of company

A Sleaford business held a charity fundraising acoustic night last week in celebration of its 225th anniversary.

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Chinese New Year at town’s library venue

There is a chance for youngsters to celebrate Chinese New Year at Sleaford Library this half-term.

Filming of characters gets underway at Sleaford Little Theatre.

Actors to bring history to life

An interractive project to create a heritage trail around Sleaford is set to begin filming actors who will depict characters from the town’s past.

Community news

The ‘human library’ set to challenge prejudices

A ‘Human library’ is coming to Sleaford with the aim of challenging prejudices and discrimination through social contact.

Artists and members of the Framework homeless project with their handiwork from the upholstery workshop. EMN-180127-133310001

Project works with homeless

A charity has been working with artists on a furniture project looking at the issues surrounding homelessness in Sleaford.

Burns Night event at Bar 51. L-R Patrick Larkin, Ryan Blankley and Hollie Blankley with the Haggis. EMN-180126-105840001

Pipes were calling for Burns Night

The annual celebration of the birthday of Scottish poet Robert Burns was held in a number of local hostelries on Thursday night.

Activities, including a Guerrilla Upholstery Workshop, are being held alongside the latest exhibition. EMN-180126-102257001

New exhibition in Sleaford reveals the history of upholstery and latest techniques

Enjoy a journey through the history of upholstery in the UK by visiting the latest exhibition at the National Centre for Craft and Design (NCCD) in Sleaford.

Dancing With KCB present a cheque for �1,200 to LIVES First Responders.

Dance group gives £1,200 to LIVES

A Navenby dance group has handed over £1,200 to LIVES First Responders - money which was raised at their dance events in 2017.

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Dating show looking for single men in Lincolnshire - are you interested?

Are you single and looking for love? If so, why not apply for the new series of Blind Date.


In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Harry Potter day at town library

A Harry Potter day is being held at Sleaford Library on Saturday, February 3, 10am-12pm.

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Put pencil to paper at six week course

Put pencil to paper at weekly drawing classes starting next week.

Whats on
Embarking on a new project. Heckington film makers Andrew Key (left) and Steve Parry are documenting a year in the life of their village. EMN-181101-110630001

Film makers to capture year in the life of village

A film-making duo are pairing up again to capture a year in the life of their home village.

National Rubber Ducky Day event at Navigation House, Sleaford. River Sutton 3 of Sleaford EMN-180115-093906001

No need for bathtime at Rubber Ducky Day

Families joined in a quacking afternoon of fun at an historic Sleaford visitor attraction.

A National Trust volunteer serving in the tea room at Berrington Hall. Photo: Ian Shaw EMN-180117-124825001

National Trust looking for volunteers to help at historic properties across Lincolnshire

The National Trust is looking for volunteers to help at historic properties across Lincolnshire.

Putting the finishing touches to the refurbishments at Sleaford Museum. From left - Evelyne Bryant (secretary), David Marriage (chairman), Jacqui Cleaver (curator), Janice Smith (team member) and Heather Jenvey (archivist). EMN-180501-121556001

Fresh look for town’s museum for new year

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

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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.

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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.

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