Lincolnshire: Latest News

Enjoy a magical weekend at the Lincoln Ice Trail this December - a new event for 2023.

24th October 2023

  With sparkling installations, festive entertainment and plenty of Christmas joy, this brand new event is set to transform the city into a winter wonderland. Taking place on the 9 and 10 December, the Ice Trail will bring a series of impressive ice sculptures to Lincoln. There will be...

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Summer evenings with the National Trust

2nd June 2023

Celebrate the long-awaited summer with an evening spent enjoying open-air theatre performances, outdoor music concerts and your favourite films screened in picturesque surroundings at a National Trust place near you.   Enjoy enchanting theatre performances - literary classics from Austen...

CHAPTERHOUSE THEATRE COMPANY presents 21st Century ABBA Charity Concert

25th May 2023

LINCOLN COUNTY ASSEMBLY ROOMS SATURDAY 29TH JULY 7.30PM Chapterhouse presents 21st Century ABBA, live in concert, at the County Assembly Rooms in support of St Barnabas Hospice. Fans of the legendary Swedish pop group, ABBA, are in for a treat this summer. Fresh off the back of their sell out...

Spring family adventures with the National Trust

25th April 2023

    Gunby Estate, Hall and Gardens, near Spilsby, (PE23 5SS) A rainbow of colour will be returning to Gunby Hall and Gardens for May half term as Rose Week begins to bloom. Explore gardens filled with striking scents in this annual display running from Sat 27 – Sun 4 June. On...

Fydell House’s Georgian Day – ‘Stars In Their Eyes’

27th March 2023

    New event celebrates Boston’s Georgian heritage and transports visitors to the past.   Join us to celebrate Fydell House in its Georgian heyday!   The Fydell family have been on their travels but are on their way back to Boston. As a prominent local family...

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Name change marks start of two-year refresh of city’s museum

10th March 2023

From 1 April 2023, The Collection Museum on Danes Terrace in the city, will simply be known as Lincoln Museum, to mark the start of a refresh of the popular venue.  Cllr Lindsey Cawrey, executive member for culture at Lincolnshire County Council, explains:  “When we first started...

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Easter adventures with the National Trust

13th February 2023

Belton House 3 – 16 April Spring into action this Easter at Belton and discover an energetic trail through the gardens. There are ten different activities to enjoy, including locating the animal footprints and working out who they belong to and taking on the rabbit racecourse. The trail...

Lincolnshire school children enjoy festive storytelling sessions to celebrate Christmas

20th December 2022

        To get into the festive spirit, housebuilder Allison Homes has provided three special Christmas storytelling sessions to a school close to its Frampton Gate development in Frampton, Lincolnshire.   Mark Fraser performing to Kirton Primary students   All...

‘Walking in a Whisby Wonderland’

8th December 2022

        With shorter days and chilly temperatures, winter can be a tricky time to encourage little ones to get out and explore. But what better reason to get wrapped up, out in the fresh air, and go exploring, than the Whisby Winter Family Trail at Whisby Nature Park?   Families...

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New Production - 'Oliver!'

15th November 2022

From the producers of Jesus Christ Superstar 2019 and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat 2022, MJH Productions are delighted to announce their next stunning production staged at the beautiful St Wulframs Church. Come along to our 'Oliver!' production launch @ 6pm on Thursday...

The best Christmas days out with the National Trust

7th November 2022

  The nights are drawing in, it's getting colder, and Christmas isn't far away. Which means it's time to get into the festive spirit – and there's no better way than visiting the National Trust.     See historic houses decorated in the style of Christmases...

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Festive Fabuloso is coming to town…

2nd November 2022

Join us as we light up Horncastle, Wainfleet, Louth Alford and Spilsby for five special evenings of illuminations and installations, performances and projections, fun and frolics. Festive Fabuloso is a fun and quirky community celebration to bring people together in the run up to Christmas. Come...

New light installations illuminating  Christmas at Belton House

30th September 2022

    A new route and light installations await friends and family visiting the festive trail at the National Trust’s beautiful Belton House in Lincolnshire, which returns between 24 November 2022 and 1 January 2023. New for 2022, international cultural event creators Mandylights...

National Trust presents Heritage Open Days again this September

1st September 2022

  England’s largest festival of history and culture, Heritage Open Days is back this 9 -18 September. Presented by the National Trust, supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery and run by thousands of local organisations and volunteers, Heritage Open Days (HODs)...

The Nest Glamping: Outdoor Fun in Lincolnshire

1st September 2022

  Three dog friendly, luxury glamping safari tents provide the perfect place to spend time with friends and family. Nestled by a secret lake on a private farm, there is plenty to do onsite from fishing to open water swimming, chilling in the hot tub or exploring the stunning local town...

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Lincolnshire Wildlife Park

4th July 2022

Lincolnshire Wildlife Park is one of the County’s fastest growing animal sanctuaries & an award-winning attraction. The park houses the largest collection of Bengal Tigers & Parrots, as well as Big Cats, Lemurs, Tapir, Otters, Meerkats, Reptiles, Turtles and more! Enjoy an amazing family...

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Summer Holiday Family Fun Wednesdays at Nene Valley Railway

1st July 2022

This summer we have a fabulous programme of summer fun days throughout the holidays: Wednesday 27th of July you can make clothes peg butterflies and do other brilliant activities before boarding the Bug Express for a ride to Peterborough where you can visit Railworld to follow their Bug Trail before...

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Tickets on sale for Christmas at Belton House with new installations for 2022

9th June 2022

Tickets to Christmas at the National Trust’s beautiful Belton House in Lincolnshire are now on sale for its spectacular seasonal trail, which returns later this year. Running between 24 November 2022 and 1 January 2023 visitors can surround themselves with more than a million twinkling lights,...

CEMEX launches educational program to raise awareness of the Circular Economy

6th June 2022

A new educational program for UK schoolchildren has been launched by global building materials supplier CEMEX, aiming to help children better understand and contribute more to sustainable development, through the transition to the Circular Economy and by promoting a responsible and sustainable lifestyle. 'A...

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Lost Village festival: A new age of the music & food festival, set within an abandoned forest (25 - 28 August 2022)

6th June 2022

Taking place in a beautiful forest, set amongst the Lincolnshire countryside, Lost Village is a surreal exploration that encompasses food, music, wellness, comedy and a dose of adventure…   Music   Discover an intricately curated world of music that spans electronic, disco...

Emotional Resiliance

16th May 2022

  The last few years have been tough on our children, particularly considering the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. This has been a global trauma and we are only just starting to see the toll it has taken. For example, nursery settings are being asked to focus upon developing speech and literacy...

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UK THEME PARK LAUNCHES WORLD’S FIRST EDIBLE RIDE

4th April 2022

  FANTASY ISLAND HAS COVERED ITS POPULAR CUTHBERT THE CATERPILLAR RIDE IN DELICIOUS CHOCOLATE Award-winning theme park, Fantasy Island, owned by leading UK entertainment company, Mellors Group, has TODAY launched the world’s first edible ride. The 'Cuthbert the Caterpillar'...

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BARGAIN BREAKS AT FANTASY ISLAND

25th January 2022

  BACK BIGGER AND BETTER THAN BEFORE, THE UK HOLIDAY DESTINATION IS OFFERING 10% OFF HOLIDAYS FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY!   WHERE: Fantasy Island theme park, Ingoldmells SAVING: 10% off all holiday homes PRICE: From £230.85 for 4 nights DATE: March...

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Breakfast with Santa!

16th November 2021

Santa is coming to the park for Breakfast! Come and meet Santa, while enjoying a delicious breakfast and walking around the park to view our beautiful animals and birds. Don’t forget to bring along your Christmas wish list, so that Santa can take it back to the elves at the North Pole. At just...

Your wish has been granted… Lincoln’s best panto is coming home to the newly refurbished Lincoln Drill Hall!

19th October 2021

    Jamie Marcus Productions are taking you on a journey to a whole new world of panto fun this Christmas! Flying carpets, magical genies, and everything you could wish for in a panto is back where it belongs in this breath-taking extravaganza!   Lincoln’s best panto...

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Star-packed cast announced for Beauty & the Beast

29th September 2021

  New Theatre Royal Lincoln’s Christmas Pantomime – Casting Announcement Star casting for the New Theatre Royal Lincoln’s Christmas pantomime Beauty & the Beast, running from Tuesday 7th December 2021 – Sunday 9th January 2022, has been announced.   Due...

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Witham A Priory Academy Open Day

7th September 2021

The Witham Academy is a good school offering high quality education from the ages of 2 to 18. Central to our ethos is the motto ‘believe together, achieve together’ which promotes our strong sense of community, rooted in resilience, and high expectations for all. We are unique. This is evident...

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Having a safe and fun time at the beach

26th July 2021

  If you see a red flag at the beach then this means dangerous conditions so do not enter the water. We want you to stay safe and well at the beach this summer, and there are a few of things you can do on arrival to help us to help you. Look out for signs that the beach has lifeguards...

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Thinking of swimming in open water? Don't risk it

26th July 2021

      The summer holidays are here! We want every child to have an excellent summer holiday and we know how much you all deserve to see your friends in person.  However, whatever you get up to, please don’t let it include swimming in unsupervised open waters...

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Are you ready for your trip to the seaside?

26th July 2021

  An EMAS ambulance by the coastline in Mablethorpe during sunrise. Now that the weather has got much warmer and the skies are blue it is only natural that more of us are thinking about a staycation at the seaside. Five things to consider before you embark on your trip include: Take...

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Do these two things before going on your summer holidays

26th July 2021

  Going on staycation is exciting, especially after the past 16 months where we’ve not been able to venture out. Travelling to a different town or city to create new memories with family and friends will be lovely, but make sure you take these two simple steps ahead of time to make sure...

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Get your hands on a Lincs Pass for the Summer!

26th July 2021

    Get your hands on a Lincs Pass to start planning discounted days out over the summer holidays! An exciting new county-wide pass has been developed by local charity Heritage Lincolnshire, offering fantastic savings across businesses and attractions throughout the county.   The...

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FREE Environmental Arts Activity Pack resource

10th July 2021

Rhubarb Theatre have been working with Lincolnshire District Councils to produce an activity pack for Lincolnshire schools. This pack has been produced to help inspire and inform KS2 children about the environment in a fun and active way, supporting and reinforcing important...

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Picture-perfect picnic spots in the Midlands with the National Trust

21st June 2021

  There's no better way to celebrate the longer, warmer days of summer than packing a picnic and catching up with friends and family.    The National Trust cares for some of the best spots in the Midlands for eating al fresco and taking in beautiful views.    For...

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“Best in Cultural Education” Winner - The Indian Experience

16th June 2021

"Best in Cultural Education"   I hope that you have been keeping safe and well this last year with all the restrictions that we have had to endure.  However: On a much more positive note, I really wanted to share with everyone that "The Indian Experience Workshops...

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Summer Learning

27th May 2021

What an unprecedented year this year has been for teachers, parents and pupils alike. The cancellation of summer exams for two consecutive years and the challenge of home schooling and online learning has certainly not been dull. As the Summer Holidays are nearly here, we can all breathe a sigh of relief....

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Roarsome Fun at Bolingbroke Castle

13th May 2021

  The great dragon of Old Bolingbroke has returned to lay her glittering eggs. Get fired up for Heritage Lincolnshire’s Family Activity Day and Dragon-Egg Hunt at Bolingbroke Castle on 2nd June 2021 for some half-term fun. Visit the castle between 10.30am and 4pm and explore the ruin’s...

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Announcing the Pixo Pillow; The Homeschool accessory you didn't know you needed…

7th January 2021

Announcing the Pixo Pillow; The Homeschool accessory you didn't know you needed…     As the nation's parent community have found themselves back in the throes of homeschooling with no clear end in sight, Armadillo sun (the beanbag experts) is here to help with...

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Lincoln family run business - Plum Play

7th January 2021

Generational Play Plum Play was founded by Jonathan and Diane Schaffer in 1988, they balanced their time running a successful family business and enjoying their three young children. They knew by keeping their children active it would help their imaginations run wild. Their son Paul Schaffer...

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LTE Music Smart Watchphone for Next-Gen Kids and World’s First Bone Conduction Wireless Headphones for Kids

28th October 2020

LTE Music Smart Watchphone for Next-Gen Kids and World’s First Bone Conduction Wireless Headphones for Kids 27th Oct, Singapore – myFirst release two new child tech devices; the 4G LTE Music Smart Watchphone, myFirst Fone R1, and the world’s first Bone Conduction...

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