Exhibitions - Staging Places
24th September until 10th January - Sleaford NG34 7TW - 01529 308710, nccd.org.uk
In partnership with the Society of British Theatre Designers, this exhibition celebrates performance designs made locally, nationally and internationally by designers based throughout the UK. Featuring set models, costumes, props, photos, drawings and videos.
Theatre - Play @ Home – Lyngo Theatre Online
21st November until 21st January - - £12 per family - 01780 763203, www.stamfordartscentre.com
A family show that you can actually do at home. You’ll make props and table-top sets from recycled materials and household objects, invent your own sensory sessions and take a creative-play journey together.
Days Out - Christmas at Doddington Hall
21st November until 23rd December - Doddington LN6 4RU - 10am–4pm - 01522 694308, www.doddingtonhall.com
The Hall will once again be transformed for the festive period and decorated throughout with the theme ‘Secret Gardens’. Enjoy spectacular scenes for a magical family day out. Pre-booked tickets: Adult £15, Child £7, Family £43.
Exhibitions - Works by KevO at Decimal Place
1st December until 31st December - Lincoln LN1 3LB - Open most days 11am–2pm - 01522 512669
KevO gathers interesting images and brings them together into fascinating compositions and objects full of ideas. He adds his own painted and multimedia elements. What emerges is invariably thought-provoking. At Decimal Place Gallery in the uphill area of Lincoln.
Theatre - Play @ Home – Lyngo Theatre
1st December until 1st January - Online - 01780 763203, www.stamfordartscentre.com
A family show that you can actually do at home. You’ll make props and table-top sets from recycled materials and household objects, invent your own sensory sessions and take a creative-play journey together. £12 per family.
Exhibitions - Staging Places
3rd December until 10th January - Sleaford NG34 7TW - 01529 308710, nccd.org.uk
In partnership with the Society of British Theatre Designers this exhibition celebrates performance designs made locally, nationally and internationally by designers based throughout the UK. Featuring set models, costumes, props, photos, drawings and videos.
Theatre - The Ghost of a Smile
4th December - Barton upon Humber DN18 5JT - 7.30pm - 01652 660380, www.roperyhall.co.uk
From the team that brought you Spitfire Solo, enjoy two of Charles Dickens’ creepy tales – with a comic twist. Two yarns to chill and charm. Stories with a shiver and a smile! At Ropery Hall.
Music - That’ll Be The Day Christmas Show (Livestream)
6th December - Online via Baths Hall, Scunthorpe website - 10am–4pm - 01724 290640, www.scunthorpetheatres.co.uk
For many, That’ll Be The Day is the essential start to their festive season. Let this year be no different! Take a sleigh ride through the ‘golden’ age of rock ‘n’ roll and pop, with Christmas hits, fun and nostalgia. Tickets £12.99.
Talks - Lindum Books Talk: Sally Gardner – The Snow Song
7th December - Online - 7pm - 01522 262374, facebook.com/lindumbooks
The Snow Song is a love story and spellbinding fable which explores toxic masculinity and feminism, whilst showcasing Sally’s talent for combining intricate historical fiction with a hint of magical realism. Tickets are available at £3 household.
Exhibitions - In This House…
10th December until 20th December - Lincoln LN1 3BN - 10am–4pm - 01522 589899, www.samscorergallery.co.uk
Artists Aga Kowalska, Faye Issac and Helen Hancocks have taken 2020’s lockdown as a starting point, to use their individual practices to collaborate on work that makes Sam Scorer feel like their homes. Also online.
Days Out - Gainsborough Farmers’ & Craft Market
12th December - Gainsborough DN21 2BE - 9am–3pm - www.discovergainsborough.com/farmers-and-craft-market/
Long-standing traders including the award-winning Redhill Farm Free Range Pork and the Fish Cake Company will be in the Market Place in Gainsborough. Plus a variety of crafters offering handmade jewellery, garden giftware, soap and more.
Talks - Pint of Poetry Online
16th December - Held online via Zoom, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for link - 8pm - 01780 763203, www.stamfordartscentre.com
Stamford poets (and budding poets) perform their work live. Enjoy reading aloud to an appreciative crowd. Or if you prefer, simply enjoy the poetry of others over a drink. All are welcome!
Talks - Lindum Books Talk: Val McDermid – Christmas is Murder
16th December - Online - 7pm - 01522 262374, facebook.com/lindumbooks
The Queen of Crime and master of the dark and sinister story, Val McDermid joins Lindum Books for its Christmas finale event of 2020 with a collection of atmospheric and chilling short stories. ‘Christmas is Murder’ is a fabulous festive treat featuring classic tales alongside exclusive, never-before-seen material. Tickets are available at £3 household admission/£10 household admission with signed book (limited numbers). Books within the ticket deal will be available for collection from the shop; alternatively Lindum Books can arrange to post out at a cost of £4 per book. Additional unsigned books can be ordered directly from the shop.
Music - Chantel McGregor
18th December - Barton upon Humber DN18 5JT - 8pm - 01652 660380, www.roperyhall.co.uk
Guitar prodigy Chantel McGregor’s stunning live performances demonstrate her ability to transform rock music for the modern age. She has built a loyal and growing fan base who follow her every move. At Ropery Hall.
Days Out - Autumn Lights
19th December - Lincoln LN2 2NA - 5pm–9pm - www.lincolnshireshowground.co.uk
A Covid-secure drive-in style event at Lincolnshire Showground with ample space for guests to get out and enjoy the show. There will be a fantastical fireworks display alongside hot air balloons glowing in the night sky.
Days Out - Lincoln Farmers’ Market
19th December - Lincoln LN1 3AA - 9am–3pm - 01427 628270, email@example.com
Visit Castle Hill Farmers’ Market for tasty samples, expert advice on everything from meats to jams, and amazing ranges of food to give your feasts the wow-factor. Located in the Cathderal Quarter.
Theatre - The Santa Show Online: Santa’s Christmas Countdown
20th December - Online (via Zoom) - www.west-lindsey.gov.uk/trinity-arts-centre/
For the first time ever, Santa is presenting his hugely popular sell-out show online, coming to screens across the world via Zoom this December! Tickets available via Eventbrite.