Arts & Screen

All aboard for fun festive train ride

Get in the festive spirit with a ride on the Christmas Music train next Thursday, December 14.


Hundreds enjoy festive market at Metheringham

Hundreds turned out to this year’s Metheringham Christmas Market - in what is being hailed as one of the best year’s yet for the event.
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Meet Santa Claus at Heckington Mill’s Edwardian event

There is a wonderful new way to get your Christmas celebrations off to a traditional start - at Heckington Windmill’s Edwardian Christmas weekend this Saturday and Sunday.


PHOTO GALLERY: Festive fun for all at Sleaford Christmas Market

There was fun, music, festive trees and lots of shopping to be done at this year’s Sleaford Christmas Market.

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Gifted Christmas craft market returning to Sleaford arts venue next weekend

An exciting programme of seasonal activities kicks off at the National Centre for Craft and Design (NCCD), in Sleaford, with a Gifted Contemporary Christmas Market.

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Christmas Market at Digby Memorial Hall. Charlotte Morey of Sleaford with her homemade crafts. EMN-171127-121458001

Hall to benefit from festive event

Digby Memorial Hall held its annual Christmas Market on Saturday and organisers are hailing it a success, despite the chilly weather.

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A ‘Ghost Hare’ appears in Sleaford

A new development has been spotted in the ongoing anti-hare coursing campaign in Sleaford by a pair of local anonymous artists.

Stall holders at a previous Metheringham Christmas Market. EMN-171129-172709001

Tree lights switch on heralds start of Metheringham Christmas market

Metheringham will be holding its annual Christmas Market and lights switch-on event on Sunday afternoon.

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Look before you book your Christmas party meal, warns North Kesteven environmental health team

If you are planning your work’s Christmas party, a family get together or a romantic meal out over the festive season – look before you book!

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Santa Claus will be touring Sleaford and District with Sleaford and District Round Table and the Sleaford Kesteven Rotary Club. EMN-171128-151002001

Santa is coming to town

Members of the Sleaford and District Round Table and the Sleaford Kesteven Rotary Club will again be escorting Santa Claus aboard his sleigh on evening visits to Sleaford and the surrounding area during December.

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Father Christmas is coming Ho Ho Ho!!!

The Sleaford and District Lions and Lioness Clubs will again be assisting Santa in his visits to as many boys and girls as possible before Christmas, so he can find out what gifts they would like - providing they’ve been good of course!

Pupils help launch SlamJam

Pupils help launch SlamJam

Schoolchildren in Sleaford and Ruskington have taken part in a writing workshop led by acclaimed poet and rapper Mark Grist.

Digital artist Jason Wilsher-Millsand Rauceby school pupils have done a project on The Guinea Pig Club and projecting their work on the side of NCCD. L-R Sharna Tate 10 and Emily Henderson 9. EMN-171011-092240001

A sound and sight spectacular

Family and friends were invited on Tuesday evening last week to view the unveiling of digital art work by children from Rauceby Primary School, projected onto the side of a building in the centre of Sleaford.

Unbearably good fun ... Paddington 2.

FILM REVIEW: Paddington 2

Michael Bond’s furry fun loving, marmalade endorsing, orphaned little bear is back.

Andy Burn and son Callum Burn, publicising Fray Bentos back in 2014.

Place at film festival and shot at award for town’s Tin Hat Productions

A film by a Sleaford production company has been selected for the Imperial War Museum Short Film Festival.

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Life and loss in new exhibition at gallery in Sleaford

The concepts of life, loss and hope are explored in a new exhibition coming to the National Centre for Craft and Design (NCCD), in Sleaford.

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Village forge will fire up for visitors

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

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Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

Last year's Christmas tree festival in Sleaford Methodist Church. Kelly Starbuck with Noah Starbuck 9, Florence Starbuck 5 and Evie-Sioux Starbuck 8. EMN-171114-160641001

Festival of Christmas trees will support hospice

Over 80 decorated Christmas trees on a variety of themes will feature in a church festival to take place at the beginning of next month.

Sleaford policing team welcome two new additions at the station. EMN-170711-122318001

Mud hare campaign poised to expand further afield

Artists behind an anti-hare coursing campaign which has seen more than 20 mud hare sculptures spring up around Sleaford are gearing up to take it to the next level.

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