Korea veteran Tony Hook may be a familiar face to Journal readers for any number of reasons.
A pupil at KGGS almost missed out on the trip of a lifetime to Japan when she lost her passport.
A humorous and touching play comes to Leadenham Village Hall tonight (May 22) and Allington Village Hall on Friday (May 24).
Corby Choristers raised £853 for charity when they held a Spring Concert called Come to the Movies.
The first of 12 guided summer walks in the park around Grimsthorpe Castle takes place on Tuesday, May 21, starting at 7pm.
The Reel cinema in Grantham will be taking part in a first next month by screening a production of famous ballet Swan Lake live from St Petersburg.
The Playhouse, Watergate, Grantham
The Playhouse is the kind of pub where food is possibly one of the last things you think about and our visit on Sunday had an ulterior motive.
Cinema-goers in Grantham could soon be drinking a beer or wine while watching a film.
Classic rock covers band The Towers of Stone will play The Saddle Inn, Twyford, near Melton, on Saturday (May 18).
Aviation enthusiast Graham Wheat served in the RAF for three decades, having overcome a bitter blow at the beginning of his career.
The Elle Je Photography Studios and Gallery in Bottesford is presenting an exhibition of paintings by John M Pooler.
A group of students are staging a free performance called ‘The Lady is not for Turning’ on Friday (May 17).
Colsterworth Methodist Pre-School will celebrate its 40th birthday in June with a family picnic to be held on the playing field at Colsterworth Sports and Social Club on Sunday, June 30, from noon until 2pm.
A Mind Boggling Quiz will support local radio station Gravity FM on Friday (May 17).
Located within the village of Marston is a well-kept beauty secret waiting to be discovered – The Olde Barn Hotel health club.
More than a decade after leaving his home town, a talented ballet dancer is returning to Grantham with his own dance company.
An evening of electronic music will be hosted by Oscar’s Wine Bar on Thursday, May 23.
Travelling the world, living life to the full, has given a Grantham poet plenty of wisdom and experience to draw on in her work.
Singers are being invited to take part in a special Gospel Singing Workshop in Grantham taught by a leading light of British Gospel music, Tyndale Thomas MBE.
Entertainment for youngsters in the form of a puppet show will raise money for the Journal Children’s Fund: Christmas Cracker Appeal.
Successful open air concert Knipfest returns next month with more bands in a bid to raise even more for charity.
TV presenter Hardeep Singh Kohli is bringing his popular show, Indian Takeaway, to the Guildhall in Grantham.
The first of a series of Arts Break events took place at ChristChurch, Finkin Street, this month when organist Geoffrey Winter played at the venue.
Jeff Thompson has been active in political life in the area for more than four decades, having represented Great Gonerby as a district councillor for the past 42 years. His family ties to the village date back to 1560.
An appeal has crossed the Atlantic to help preserve a piece of historic machinery made in Grantham more than 100 years ago.
Film star Danny Dyer will play a DJ set at Legends in Grantham next month.
Grantham Museum will open a special Dam Busters exhibition tomorrow (Saturday) which will feature many items never before publicly displayed.
People in Rippingale will open their gardens to the public to help raise money for village amenities.
Owners of a recently opened bar in Grantham are “excited” about their new venture.1 comment
Youth theatre sessions at Guildhall Arts Centre in Grantham have been revitalised with sell-out shows of their latest production Footloose.
Mezzo-soprano Elaine Bishop and Director of Music at St Wulfram’s Church Tim Williams present The Seven Ages of Love on Saturday (May 11).
Following months of rehearsals, Walton Girls’ High School students together with pupils from King’s School and KGGS, produced a polished, high-energy version of hit Broadway show Hairspray.
The Grantham Kesteven Rotary Club held its annual ‘Know Your Blood Pressure Day’ in The George Centre and saw a constant stream of people go along to have their blood pressure checked by health professionals.
The Friends of St Wulfram’s Church are presenting “An Evening with Michael Portillo” next month.
One of Europe’s top instrumentalists will play a concert to raise money for St Wulfram’s Save Our Spire Appeal and Macmillan Cancer Support.
Children and young people with disabilities or sensory impairments are invited to try ‘Making Noise’, a series of music-making workshops at the Guildhall Arts Centre from 12.30pm to 2.30pm every Saturday. Families are also welcome to join in.
Last weekend, Grantham Choral Society celebrated their 50th year by singing, again, their debut work - Handel’s ‘Messiah’.
Youngsters from JA Academy of Dance enjoyed their first public performance at Canterbury Close Community Centre.
A group representing Portuguese-speaking people in the Grantham area is holding its first meeting this weekend.
Bob Taylor has been licensee of the Dirty Duck - otherwise known as the Rutland Arms - in Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir for more than four decades and is still enjoying running the famous pub as much as ever.
Artists put on a successful exhibition in the George Centre last week.
A popular street market returns this year after organisers were forced to cancel in 2012 because of the atrocious weather.
On behalf of the Grantham Music Festival committee I would like to thank everyone who supported the 51st festival. It was an excellent week of wonderful music making.
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Weather for Grantham
Sunday 26 May 2013
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