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Exhibitions - High Flying Women – Pioneering Aviators

1st April until 24th September - Cranwell

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre will kickstart their new season with an exhibition paying tribute to female aviators from around the world. The Centre’s forthcoming exhibition, High Flying Women – Pioneering Aviators, will open to the public telling the stories of female aviators giving visitors the chance to discover these remarkable women and their love of flight, speed, adventure and service for their countries. The exhibition also examines their struggles and rebellion against the conventions of their respective times, in order to realise their dreams; and how they fearlessly took to the air when aviation was a far greater risk than it is today. It will also show that wealth or indeed a lack of it was not an inhibitor of their ambitions. For more information about this exhibition please contact Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre on Tel: 01529 488490 or email For more information visit

Days Out - Lincoln Knights’ Trail

20th May until 3rd September - Lincoln

Follow a trail of 36 Knight sculptures throughout Lincoln to mark 800 years since the Battle of Lincoln and the sealing of the Charter of the Forest. The sculpture trail will consist of 36 Knights which represent the two main figures of the 1217 Battle of Lincoln: Nicola de la Haye (Custodian of Lincoln Castle) and William Marshal (Regent to the young King Henry III).

Festivals - Barton Arts Festival

22nd June until 2nd July - Barton-upon-Humber

Join Barton-upon-Humber for a celebration of the arts at Barton Arts Festival. The festival offers a professional programme of cultural activities alongside participatory events for local people.

Farmers Markets - Lincoln Farmers’ Market

30th June - High Street

9am – 4pm

Farmers Markets - Sleaford Farmers’ Market

1st July - Market Place


Farmers Markets - Spalding Farmers’ Market

1st July - Sheep Market


Farmers Markets - Market Rasen Farmers’ Market

1st July - Market Place

9am – 3pm

Art - Peter Brannan

1st July - Welbourn

Dr Malcolm Moyes will give a talk and show pictures of well-known Lincolnshire artist, Peter Brannan, RBA in Welbourn Village Hall at 7.30pm. There will be wine and nibbles and a charge of £5. Tickets at the door or at Welbourn Post Office.  For more details please ring Marion Goodhand on 01400 272623.

Open Gardens - Woodlands

2nd July - Fotherby, LN11 0LW

11am-5pm, £4, children free.

Open Gardens - Shepherds Hey

2nd July - Fotherby, LN11 0LW

11am – 5pm, £4, children free.

Open Gardens - Fenleigh

2nd July - Throckenholt PE12 0QY

10am-4pm, £2.50, children free

Days Out - Scremby Classic Car Show

2nd July - Scremby Park PE23 5RP

Scremby Classic Car Show and open gardens. Classic and collectable cars, motorbikes and tractors, Horncastle Ukulele Group, plant stall. The Blacksmith’s Arms, Lincolnshire Barbecue, Dennetts Ice Cream, Afternoon Teas. Proceeds for St Peter and St Paul’s Fabric Fund. For more information Tel: 07803 139401 or 01754 890230.

Theatre - A Night at the Movies

2nd July - Lincoln LN2 1JJ

A Night at the Movies at New Theatre Royal Lincoln. The students of local dance and performing arts school All Stars Academy come together to showcase their work at their annual Summer Show. This year’s theme is ‘A Night at the Movies’ with children aged 4+ performing a variety of drama sketches, songs and dances from popular films including Trolls, Annie and many more… So sit back, relax and prepare to be wowed by the inspiring young talent of Lincoln! Tel: 01522 519999.

Open Gardens - Brinkhill

2nd July - Brinkhill

The beautiful Wolds village of Brinkhill will hold open gardens from 2pm until 5.30pm. In aid of St Philip’s Church and The British Heart Foundation. Several gardens are on show including the vineyard and the wildlife pond. Enjoy cream teas with strawberry jam in the lovely garden setting of Tennyson Vale. Plant sale, observation beehive and raffle to win a hammer. Parking available. Tickets £3.50 per adult (children free) on the day. All are welcome.

Open Gardens - Gosberton Group Gardens

2nd July - Gosberton PE11 4NQ

10.30am–4pm, £5 chd free

Country Markets - Alford

4th July - St Wilfrid’s Church Hall, Church Street, Alford

9.30am – 12 noon

Lectures - Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Mind Over Matter

5th July - Lincoln LN2 1JJ - Tel: 01522 519999.

Sir Ranulph Fiennes – Mind Over Matter at New Theatre Royal Lincoln. In Mind Over Matter, Sir Ranulph Fiennes offers a personal journey through his life from birth to the present day. From light-hearted to strikingly poignant, Mind Over Matter covers Sir Ranulph’s childhood, misdemeanours at school, army life and early expeditions, right through to the Transglobe Expedition, including the record breaking and immensely challenging projects – which saw Sir Ranulph receive the Guinness Book of Records accolade of ‘Greatest Living Explorer’ – while suffering frostbite and risking life and limb in some of the most ambitious private expeditions ever undertaken.