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Grantham welcomes back comedian Jason Manford to The Meres

Comedian Jason Manford is the latest big name to announce he will be hitting the stage at The Meres leisure centre in Grantham.

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The Martini Encounter

WHAT’S ON: Music, comedy and dance on show at Grantham Guildhall

Next weekend’s Guildhall Arts Centre line-up promises a mix of music, comedy and dance.

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WHAT’S ON: Grantham Guildhall offers heart-rending musical, or dark surreal comedy - make your choice!

Guildhall Arts Centre is the venue for a couple of contrasting productions over the next couple of weeks.

Theatre and Comedy

Easter means less time spent watching TV and shopping according to East Midlands survey

According to a new survey, commissioned by Go Ape, over the Easter Bank Holiday people in the East Midlands will spend less time watching TV (around 7 hours, which is more than an hour less than the national average) and shopping (just over 2 hours, which is 30 minutes less than average).

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Steam fair

Plans for Great Gonerby show steaming ahead

It’s full speed ahead with preparations for Grantham’s first Steam and County Show, say organisers.

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Grantham Journal column: Encourage great new buildings and preserve the old

Encouraging good design for our new buildings is important but we also think it is important to preserve and study the oldest buildings we have.

Opinion
Grantham College course leader Diana Ali who can be seen on The Big Painting Challenge on the BBC.

Grantham Journal Big Interview: Diana stars as mentor on popular BBC show

Diana Ali has found herself in the spotlight after being asked to become a mentor on the popular BBC TV show The Big Painting Challenge. Diana works as 
a course leader at Grantham College as well as on other projects. Here she tells the Journal how she got the job on the show and what she tries to 
instil in her students and the contestants on the show.

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Free Falling

WHAT’S ON: Dance production at Grantham Guildhall promises beautiful respite from the hustle and bustle

Award-winning Hagit Yakira dance presents Free Falling at Guildhall Arts Centre on Tuesday (February 28).

Arts
No introduction needed: Amy Johnson.

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre exhibition will pay tribute to female aviators from around the world

Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre’s forthcoming exhibition ‘High Flying Women – Pioneering Aviators’ will open to the public on April 1, telling the stories of female aviators from around the world.

Arts

ART: Life drawing classes will help budding artists to develop their technique

An eight-week Life Drawing Class course is being held at Guildhall Arts Centre this spring.

Arts

Video 1 of 3: Dancers showcase their talents at Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts

Dancers have been competing against each other for the top spots in this year’s Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts.

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Video 2 of 3: Dancers showcase their talents at Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts

Dancers have been competing against each other for the top spots in this year’s Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts.

Arts

Video 3 of 3: Dancers showcase their talents at Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts

Dancers have been competing against each other for the top spots in this year’s Colsterworth Festival of Performing Arts.

Arts
Twisters

MEMORY LANE: Twisting the night away at Grantham social club

Grantham’s first twist competition was held in May 1962.

Music
Blue Owl Art

Grantham Tennis Club to host Blue Owl art and photography exhibition

The opening night of Blue Owl Art’s Grantham Tennis Club Art Exhibition and Open Photography Competition takes place on Thursday, February 23, between 7pm and 9pm.

Arts
Remembering Fred.

Strictly Come Dancing stars are Remembering Fred at Grantham Meres leisure centre

Remembering Fred is a beautiful evening of song and dance, featuring a live band, singers and dancers to take place at The Meres in April.

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Giovanni Pernice

Grantham show will feature world champion with Strictly Come Dancing favourite

A world champion dancer is to join Strictly Come Dancing favourite Giovanni Pernice as his leading lady when his new show comes to Grantham in June.

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Artists impression of what former nightclub Diablo's could look like under the council's shopfront improvement scheme.

Plan to restore heritage of former Grantham nightclub building

A former nightclub is set to get a facelift under the district council’s shopfront improvement scheme.

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World-renowned micro-engraver Graham Short who etched Jane Austen portraits on a limited edition fiver which could be worth more than �20,000 to a lucky Melton shopper after being spent secretly at Ye Olde Pork Pie Shoppe on Friday EMN-161213-131744001

Lucky Melton shopper could get £20,000 Willy Wonka-style Christmas windfall

One lucky Melton shopper could be in line for a Christmas windfall of £20,000 thanks to a Willy Wonka-style stunt.

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Giovanni Pernice

Grantham shows are Strictly for dance lovers

There are two great nights of dance to look forward in Grantham, especially if you are a fan of BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing.

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