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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.

News
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.

Arts

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.

News
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.

News
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.

Politics 3
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.

News 1
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.

News
Grantham Hospital

‘Let’s sing carols to support Grantham Hospital’

Hospital staff, patients and the people of Grantham will join together to sing carols by candlelight on Christmas Eve in a show of support for Grantham Hospital, if a woman’s Christmas wish comes true.

Arts
St Wulfram's Church, Grantham. EMN-160405-151158001

Grantham church St Wulfram’s to host Carols on the Hour

Special short carol services will be held on one day at St Wulfram’s church in Grantham.

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Go along and help decorate the Wyndham Park tree

Go along and help decorate the Wyndham Park tree

Volunteers are invited to help decorate the Christmas tree in Wyndham Park on Saturday, December 10.

News
Christmas

Cheerleading squad to put on festive event in Grantham

A Grantham cheerleading squad will hold a fund-raising festive event on Thursday.

News
Villagers and church members gather at the opening ceremony for the renovated St Mary Magdalene Church at Waltham EMN-161129-093848001

New era for village church

Villagers have been celebrating the re-launch of their church after a £120,000 makeover to make it more user-friendly for services and community groups.

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