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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.

Walter Trout

WHAT’S ON: Blues rocker Walter Trout is back on stage at Lincoln’s Engine Shed

Voted sixth best guitarist ever, blues rock artist Walter Trout is back playing Lincoln’s Engine Shed on Friday, May 5, as part of a UK tour.

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.

The Countdown studio

Grantham man Carl is on Countdown to airing of his appearance on TV show

Word wizard Carl Gregory will appear on Channel 4 on Friday afternoon in a Countdown battle.

TV and Film
Walk your dog for charity at Belvoir Castle.

WHAT’S ON: Walk your dog for charity at Belvoir Castle in June

An organised dog walk for families of all ages to raise money for Hearing Dogs for Deaf People will take place at Belvoir Castle on Sunday, June 18.

Grantham Choral Society

WHAT’S ON: Don’t miss Grantham Choral Society’s Spring Concert...

Grantham Choral Society’s Spring Concert takes place on Saturday, April 22, at ChristChurch, Finkin Street, at 7.30pm.


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).


WHAT’S ON: Grantham Canal Society is offering boat trips for the family over Easter weekend

Grantham Canal Society is running boat trips on Easter Sunday and Monday.

The Saw Doctors

WHAT’S ON: Saw Doctors are ready to hit the road and Nottingham’s Rock City

The Saw Doctors’ lead singer Davy Carton has recovered from his throat operation and the band is ready to hit the road on their rescheduled tour – including a stop at Nottingham’s Rock City on Tuesday, April 25.

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.

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. Photo: New World Pictures

WHAT’S ON: Radcliffe stars in riff on Hamlet at Grantham Reel Cinema

Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter, The Woman in Black), Joshua McGuire (The Hour) and David Haig (Four Weddings and a Funeral, The Witness for the Prosecution) star in Tom Stoppard’s brilliantly funny situation comedy Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead (12A) which will be broadcast live from The Old Vic theatre in London to Grantham’s Reel Cinema on Thursday, April 20, at 7pm.

TV and Film
Shawn Cuddy

WHAT’S ON: Shaw Cuddy show comes to Grantham country club

Best of Friends Country Music Club presents the return of international radio, TV and recording artist Shawn Cuddy and his band in concert at the Masonic Hall, Chambers Street, next Friday (April 14).

Bucket List

WHAT’S ON: Put ‘The Bucket List’ on your...bucket list at Grantham’s Guildhall theatre next week

Some tickets are still available for Theatre Ad Infinitum’s production of The Bucket List at Guildhall Arts Centre on Tuesday.

Theatre and Comedy
Laurel and Hardy at the Plough Inn, Barkston, in 1947.

MEMORY LANE: Laurel and Hardy paid a visit to Barkston 70 years ago

Following on from last month’s recollection of Laurel and Hardy’s appearance in Grantham in 1952, the photo above recalls an earlier visit to the area in 1947.

Thomas the Tank Engine.

WHAT’S ON: Thomas the Tank Engine dates announced for Nene Valley Railway

Dates have been announced for Thomas the Tank Engine’s 2017 appearances at Nene Valley Railway.

TV and Film
Dan Owen

WHAT’S ON: Nottingham Bodega club will showcase young talent

Nottingham’s Bodega Social Club has two very interesting gigs coming up in the next two weeks.

The Three Little Pigs

WHAT’S ON: Something for all the family at Grantham Guildhall theatre next week

There is something for all the family at the Guildhall Arts Centre theatre next week.

Theatre and Comedy
Climax Blues Band

WHAT’S ON: Blues band will be Climax to Lincoln music festival

Climax Blues Band are headlining this year’s Lincoln Blues, Rhythm and Rock Festival which will be returning to Lincoln Drill Hall on Sunday, May 14.

Haley Bonar

WHAT’S ON: US singer-songwriter Bonar plays Nottingham Bodega Club next week

American singer-songwriter Haley Bonar is playing at Nottingham’s Bodega Social Club on Tuesday night (March 28) as part of her UK tour.

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