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Choral society and military wives choir

Members of a choral society and a military wives choir are set to join forces for a concert in Sleaford.

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Sleaford Concert Band at the Ypres Memorial.

Band’s poignant overseas trip

A performance in front of thousands of people, held at a memorial to fallen First World War soldiers, provided the emotional finale to an already poignant overseas trip for Sleaford Concert Band.

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Richard Durrant will perform in Scopwick as part of his 10-date tour. EMN-180206-190101001

Scopwick venue for concert guitarist Richard Durrant

Concert guitarist and composer Richard Durrant is set to perform at a venue near Sleaford as part of his 10-date tour with a twist.

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Jim McQuade has been awarded the BEM for services to music in Sleaford and Lincolnshire. EMN-180806-155411001

BEM for Sleaford Concert Band’s Jim McQuade in Queen’s birthday honours

The retiring Director of Music for Sleaford Concert Band has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen’s birthday honours list.

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The Tony Giles All Stars. Image supplied.

SHOWCASE: Musician played alongside stars from Kasabian, Girls Aloud, Status Quo and more

Here the Standard profiles Sleaford musician and performance coach Tony Giles - in the first of a new series showcasing local talent.

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Eight schools in choir festival

Choirs from eight Sleaford schools gathered in the hall at St George’s Academy last week for a choir festival.

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Karen Street (pictured) will be joining Shirley Shortt and Kate Smart in Ewerby. EMN-180518-164013001

Night of music and laughter

Two of the UK’s most innovative and creative cellists will join forces to present an evening of comedy, improvisation and music from around the world.

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Lincolnshirer schools are gearing up for samba band world record attempt. EMN-180524-124211001

Lincolnshire Children Attempt Samba World Record

Children from Lincolnshire will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the World’s Largest Samba Band, on Tuesday June 26, at Lincoln City Football Club, beginning a Samba revolution for all children and young people in Lincolnshire.

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Sleaford Live Festival, Choirs Galore at Riverside Church, Sleaford. Winchelsea Primary school choir. EMN-180514-105031001

A festival to suit all tastes – Sleaford Live

Sleaford Live music and arts festival has concluded for a 14th year and organisers are saying it has equalled previous successes.

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Evening of swinging and danceable jazz

A jazz band with a 20s and 30s sound will be playing at a venue near Sleaford this weekend.

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Graham Kendrick. EMN-180517-155645001

Enjoy evening of modern worship music at Sleaford venue

A singer described as a ‘father of modern worship music’ will be performing in Sleaford this week.

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St Andrew's Church, Heckington. EMN-180515-174211001

Well known organist entertainer to perform concert at Heckington church

St Andrew’s Church in Heckington is hosting an evening of light theatre organ music with well known entertainer Nicholas Martin.

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Celebrating Unplugged at The Solo Club. Two of the performers L-R Ryan Watson and Dan Hibbert. EMN-180705-094916001

Sleaford Live festival is in full swing

We have reached the mid way point of this year’s Sleaford Live arts festival with everything from one act plays to Sixties stars performing around the town.

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Artist Ian Cox in front of a mural being created during the Sleaford Live Festival at the Carre Gallery Sleaford. Photo: Martin Cameron EMN-180805-114631001

Artists inspired by music of Sleaford Live

During Sleaford Live festival week, the Carre Gallery has two guest artists, Ian Cox and Joan Lawton, creating a 6ft x 12 ft mural in the gallery.

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Unplugged sessions at the NCCD

As part of the Sleaford Live festival, there will be two occasions to enjoy verse and music from all styles.

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Winter Wilson will be performing as part of Sleaford Live festival 2018. EMN-180429-161035001

Final events of Sleaford Live

Details for the final three days of Sleaford Live are here.

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Sounds of the 60s at town music event

A Festival of the 60s is coming to The Legionnaires Club, in Sleaford, on Saturday, May 5.

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Evening of music for good cause

A music night is to be held in Leadenham next weekend in aid of a local mental health charity.

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Fickle Friends will headline JoeFest, at Stourton Estate, Baumber. Picture: Daniel Harris. EMN-180413-123314001

Line-up announced for Lincolnshire music festival

A two-day music festival in Baumber, near Horncastle, has announced its biggest line up ever.

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'Stan Drews Roof Raisers' - including nine-year old drummer Samuel. Image supplied.

Folk group aims to ‘raise the roof’ to save church roof

A number of folk musicians will get together this weekend to perform a one-off show raising funds to repair Rippingale church’s roof.

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