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.

The Human League. Photo: Spiros Politis

WHAT’S ON: The Human League to headline at Lincs Showground this summer

Fans of 1980s music are in for a treat this summer when The Human League headline at Lincolnshire Showground on Saturday, May 27.

The trophy winners who performed in the concert at the end of the Grantham Music Festival 2017. Professional musician Adam Williams, who presented the trophies, is pictured far left.

Variety of talent performs at Grantham Music Festival concert

An audience was treated to some of the cream of the crop of this year’s Grantham Music Festival on Saturday.

Frankie Davies is playing at the Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Saturday night.

Rising country singer heads for Nottingham’s Rescue Rooms

After supporting some of the biggest stars Nashvile has to offer, rising country/Americana singer Frankie Davies has announced her first headline tour along with her all-girl band.

Red Holloway and Sonny Stitt

MEMORY LANE: 1980s Belton Jazz Festival attracted the stars and the crowds

An enthusiastic audience appreciated the delights of Belton Jazz Festival in 1983.

Ken Durrans

WHAT’S ON: Ken Durrans returns to Grantham country music club

Best Of Friends Country Music Club proudly presents in concert the return of TV, radio and recording artist Ken Durrans on Saturday (March 25).

Holy Moly and the Crackers. Photo: Tony Crossland

WHAT’S ON: Nationally-acclaimed folk act coming to Ropsley

From the bohemian quarter of Newcastle comes the extraordinary and captivating sound of Holy Moly and the Crackers live in concert at Ropsley Village Hall next Sunday (March 26).

Hackney Colliery Band. Photo:

MUSIC: Hackney Colliery Band to play modern day brass at Lincoln

East London’s Hackney Colliery Band reinvent the brass band sound for the 21st century and are appearing at the Drill Hall, Lincoln, next Friday (March 17).

John Patrick

MUSIC: Hard, swinging modern jazz at Grantham Con Club

Grantham Conservative Club’s next jazz night is on Thursday when they proudly present the John Patrick Trio.


MUSIC: The legendary Strawbs to play Grantham Guildhall

Music fans have the chance to see one of the legends of British rock music when the Electric Strawbs take to the stage at the Guildhall Arts Centre next Monday (March 20).

Last year's Knipfest. Photo: Lifestyle INC

Knipfest moves closer to Grantham

Live music charity event Knipfest will be held at a new venue closer to the town this year.

Widow Madge being presented with a Terry Shelbourne caricature of her husband Harry Sanders, with Dave France of Radio Lincolnshire.

MEMORY LANE: Photos bring back memories of Grantham Granada’s Harry

As a follow-up to the Memory Lane article a fortnight ago that commemorated the 30th anniversary of a tribute show to former manager of Grantham’s Granada Theatre/Cinema, Harry Sanders, his son Howard got in touch with the Journal and sent in some photographs from the night in 1987.

Evonne Rivers

Girls’ music night will raise money for charity at Great Gonerby

‘Here Come the Girls’ charity music night takes place at Great Gonerby Social Club on Friday, March 3.


WHAT’S ON: Rockabilly band Relentless return to Allington

Relentless return to Allington on Saturday with a night of live rockabilly at the village hall.

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Granada, Grantham.

MEMORY LANE: 30th anniversary of Harry Sanders tribute show at Grantham’s Granada

Local historian Stan Matthews dropped off some memorabilia at the Journal office to celebrate the 30th anniversary of a tribute show to the former manager of Grantham’s Granada Theatre/Cinema – Harry Sanders.

Made in Dagenham

THEATRE: Harrowby Singers to stage history-making women’s rights musical ‘Made in Dagenham’

When was the last time you went to the theatre?

Theatre and Comedy
CINEMA: Grantham singer Williamson will give talk after Sleaford Mods documentary

CINEMA: Grantham singer Williamson will give talk after Sleaford Mods documentary

The Broadway Cinema in Nottingham is screening the Sleaford Mods documentary ‘Bunch of Kunst’ on Sunday, March 19.

TV and Film
Voodoo Lounge presents two nights of punk rock in Stamford

Voodoo Lounge presents two nights of punk rock in Stamford

Punk rock fans are in for a double treat at Stamford’s Voodoo Lounge music venue next month – with two giants of the genre taking to the stage.

GRAB are playing the Mayor's Show next month.

Mayor Grantham’s Charity Show will showcase local talent

The Mayor of Grantham’s Charity Show takes place at the Guildhall Arts Centre on Friday, March 10.


MEMORY LANE: Twisting the night away at Grantham social club

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

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