Exhibitions - Art of Glass20th October until 20th January - Sleaford NG34 7TW - 01529 308710, www.nccd.org.uk
Art of Glass presents the outstanding work of leading glass artists in Britain today. Over the last 50 years, Britain has had a significant impact on how glass is perceived as an art form.
Exhibitions - First Lincoln Print Fair17th January until 26th January - Sam Scorer Gallery, Lincoln LN1 3BN - www.lincolnprintfair.co.uk
Your opportunity to buy and see incredible prints, showcasing well-known artists and a host of up and coming and established local artists. Fresh, Fun and Famous! Come and see works by Tracy Emin, Turner Prize winners Jeremy Deller, Mark Leckey and Charlotte Prodger, British greats like Joe Tilson and Mat Collishaw and eco-campaigner Gavin Turk alongside wonderful pieces by other acclaimed international artists. The fair will also launch exclusive prints by local artists. Darren Neave has curated the displays, he is perhaps better known as one half of The Little Artists, most famous for making LEGO® creations of Damien Hirst’s shark and Tracey Emin’s bed. He is also a recent Masters graduate Lincoln University. The work of Waddington based artist Andrew Bracey has been exhibited widely. His work employs a tension with ‘artful and respectful defacement’. Joey Richardson is a liveryman of The Worshipful Company of Turners of London and a scholar of the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust. Her most recent work Distillation of Experiences, takes the form of a full-sized, wooden shed depicting poignant life events. Dale Wells is a master model maker, he produces 2D pieces that illustrate the ghoulish and scary miniature worlds he makes.
Days Out - Vintage Flea Market20th January - Lincoln LN2 2NA - 9am–3pm - 01522 522900, www.lincolnshireshowground.co.uk
This event will offer up the perfect way to spend a Sunday morning if you love bagging a bargain, rummaging for bric-a-brac or hunting down cool vintage items and quirky collectables.
Comedy - Graham Fellows – Completely Out of Character22nd January - Grantham, NG31 6PZ - 7.30pm - 01476 406158, www.guildhallartscentre.com
Graham Fellows has performed as the character John Shuttleworth for over 25 years on stage, TV and radio, delighting audiences throughout the UK with his songs and quirky take on everyday life. Now Graham steps out from behind the keyboard to plug in his guitar and sing his own songs: revelatory, humorous and quirky still, sometimes sad. Graham will naturally talk about his comic characters, plus his pivotal acting role on Coronation Street, and becoming a teenage pop star as Jilted John. Hear the tale of the night George Melly broke into Graham’s bedsit, and of the time he bought a packet of bread sauce with a famous Hollywood actor.
Comedy - Jason Manford23rd January - Scunthorpe DN15 7RG - 7.30pm - 0844 8542776, www.scunthorpetheatres.co.uk
Muddle Class promises new material about Jason growing up ‘working class’ then finding, over the years, that part of him has become ‘middle class’ – causing much confusion! Delivered with Jason’s amiable charm and captivating wit.
Theatre - The Big Blind23rd January - Barton upon Humber DN18 5JT - 7.30pm - 01652 660380, www.roperyhall.co.uk
Dominic Kelly, Bridget Marsden and Leif Ottosson bring to life an ancient full-bloodied fairy tale for modern audiences, weaving versions from Norway, Scotland, Ireland and India with contemporary Scandinavian folk music.
Music - Paul Jones and Dave Kelly24th January - Grantham, NG31 6PZ - 7.30pm - 01476 406158, www.guildhallartscentre.com
Founder members of The Blues Band, Paul Jones and Dave Kelly’s tangled and colourful roots go way back into the true undergrowth of the tradition.
Theatre - St Petersburg Classic Ballet – Swan Lake24th January - Scunthorpe DN15 7RG - 7.30pm - 0844 8542776, www.scunthorpetheatres.co.uk
Under the expert direction of Marina Medvetskaya, this acclaimed company combines classical training and technique with the best-loved Russian ballets, accompanied by a full orchestra, to entertain audiences in breath-taking style.
Music - Chase and Status DJ Set25th January - Lincoln LN6 7TS - 7.30pm - 0871 220 0260, www.engineshed.co.uk
Chase & Status return to Lincoln for a huge DJ set. Last year marked the band’s 15th anniversary, with a brand new album in #RTRNIIJUNGLE. Support comes from Club MTV resident DJs.
Comedy - All-Star Comedy Show25th January - Lincoln LN6 7TS - 7.30pm - 0871 220 0260, www.engineshed.co.uk
Some of the best acts from Britain’s Got Talent 2017 and 2018 performing in Lincoln for one night only. Featuring Daliso Chaponda, Micky P Kerr, Noel James and Robert White.
Comedy - Barnstormers Comedy Club25th January - Barton upon Humber DN18 5JT - 8pm - 01652 660380, www.roperyhall.co.uk
Another evening of great comedy from Barnstormers with three comedians from the circuit and regular compere.
Talks - Literature Talk with Dr Jane Mackay: The Third Man25th January - Lincoln LN2 1EY - 12noon - 01522 873894 www.lincolndrillhall.com
Join Dr Jane to explore mysterious post-war Vienna through Graham Greene’s 1949 novella, The Third Man. Add a ticket for the film and save £1.50.
Music - La Voix26th January - Lincoln LN2 1EY - 7.30pm - 01522 873894, www.lincolndrillhall.com
La Voix’s new show is a feast for the senses, with a show featuring her amazing live musicians, side splitting comedy and incredible live singing and vocal impressions, including Cher and Tina Turner.
Exhibitions - A Spring Exhibition of work by members of the Lincolnshire Artists’ Society26th January until 21st April - Usher Gallery, Lincoln LN2 1LP - 10am-4pm - 01522 782040, www.thecollectionmuseum.com
Founded in 1906, the Lincolnshire Artists’ Society returns for a three-month exhibition. Featuring paintings and sculptures by members. Many works will be for sale during the event. Free admission.
Comedy - Funhouse Comedy Club31st January - Grantham, NG31 6PZ - 8.15pm - 01476 406158, www.guildhallartscentre.com
An evening of comedy in the Ballroom with Nick Page, winner of English Comedian of the Year 2017, Lloyd Griffith, ex-choir boy and Sky Sports presenter of Soccer AM.