Exhibitions - Airships Over Lincolnshire…Lighter than Air
30th September until 25th March - Cranwell NG34 8QR - The museum is currently open during weekends only from 10am to 4pm.
Airships Over Lincolnshire…Lighter than Air at Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre. An exhibition exploring the role airships and hot air balloons played during World War One and the involvement of the Lighter than Air Section at Cranwell.
See their development over time including the types of balloon which operated from Cranwell; learn about the working life of an airship crew, find out about Zeppelin raids on Lincolnshire as well as the early career of Barnes Wallis. www.cranwellaviation.co.uk
Days Out - Second Sitters – Upholstery: Evolution to Revolution
27th January until 15th April - Sleaford NG34 7TW
Second Sitters will be ‘pulling up a chair and getting comfortable’ at the National Centre for Craft & Design with a radical touring exhibition Upholstery: Evolution to Revolution. The show is a fascinating journey through the history of upholstery in the UK, featuring works that challenge the traditional, preconceived role of the upholsterer, exploring the craft in contemporary, unusual and unexpected ways. The exhibition is generously supported using public funding by the National Lottery through Arts Council England. firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: 01529 308710.
Gardens - Spring Bulb Pageant (Sundays only)
11th February until 1st April - Doddington LN6 4RU - 11am–4.30pm - 01522 812510, www.doddingtonhall.com
A spectacular pageant of spring bulbs at Doddington Hall, beginning with wonderful snowdrops, Cyclamen Coum, and Crocus Thomasianus, continuing through March and early April with Lent Lilies and heritage daffodils.
Exhibitions - CCN Spring Exhibition
17th March until 22nd April - Lincoln LN2 1LT - 10am–5pm Monday to Saturday and 1am–4pm Sunday - 01522 523537, www.hardinghousegallery.co.uk
The Contemporary Crafts Network are celebrating a new season with a fresh display of work for their Spring Exhibition in the upper gallery at Harding House Gallery on Steep Hill.
Theatre - Night at the Theatre – Casson and Friends
21st March - Stamford PE9 2DL - 1.30pm and 6.30pm - 01780 763203, www.stamfordartscentre.com
Three friends become trapped in an abandoned theatre. Little do they know that they will soon become the stars of their own show… Combining dance theatre, audio-description and imaginative storytelling. At Stamford Arts Centre.
Exhibitions - MAD comes to Stamford – Maxey Art Group & Deepings Art Club
21st March until 8th April - Stamford PE9 2DL - 01780 763203, www.stamfordartscentre.com
The ever-popular Maxey Art Group & Deepings Art Club (MAD) Art Exhibition showcases the work of many talented local artists. Most of the exhibits are for sale. At Stamford Arts Centre.
Dance - Verve: Mixed Bill
22nd March - Lincoln LN6 7TS - 7.30pm - 01522 837600, www.lpac.co.uk
Experience an evening of physically charged and refreshingly original dance, performed by artists on the cusp of their professional careers. See where dance is right now… and where it may go.
Comedy - Carl Hutchinson
23rd March - Scunthorpe DN15 7RG - 7.30pm - 0844 854 2776, www.bathshall.co.uk
One of the UK’s most in-demand comics. Expect killer gags, highly entertaining stories and the trademark twisted logic that has made Carl a must-see fixture in the comedy world.
Lectures - Literature Talk with Dr Jane Mackay: Arthur Miller
23rd March - Lincoln LN2 1EY - 12noon–1pm - 01522 873894, www.lincolndrillhall.com
Dramatist Arthur Miller, best known for his plays The Crucible and Death of a Salesman will be the subject of this talk by Dr Jane Mackay at Lincoln Drill Hall.
Music - Just Joe: Joe Brown
24th March - Skegness PE25 2UG - 7.30pm - 01507 613100, www.embassytheatre.co.uk
Your chance to see Joe Brown performing live – for the first time ever uncut, solo and uncensored – at The Embassy Theatre. As well as playing some of his best loved songs, Joe will reminisce about growing up in a pub in London’s East End, discovering skiffle, becoming a rock ‘n’ roll pioneer and touring with legends including Eddie Cochran, Billy Fury and Gene Vincent before opening for The Beatles. Those wild and exciting days of music past will be brought to new life and laid bare. The evening promises to provide an intimate glimpse into the hectic world of one of Britain’s most enduring and best loved singer-songwriters. With special guest Henry Gross.
Music - JS Bach: St Matthew Passion
24th March - Lincoln LN2 1PX - 6.30pm–9.30pm - 01522 561 644, www.lincolncathedral.com
Prepare for the Easter season with a performance of JS Bach’s St Matthew Passion by Lincoln Choral Society and the Lincoln Cathedral Choir in the stunning Nave of Lincoln Cathedral.
Music - Mercury
25th March - Lincoln LN2 1EY - 7.30pm - 01522 873894, www.lincolndrillhall.com
After over a decade on tour, Mercury have established themselves as one of the most authentic tributes to Freddie Mercury and Queen. Catch their dynamic stage show at the Drill Hall.