Two Belvoir Hunt men convicted of assault against animal rights investigators

Two members of the same family were convicted at Leicester Crown Court on Tuesday of seriously assaulting two animal rights investigators who were monitoring a fox hunt on behalf of animal welfare charity, League Against Cruel Sports.

Phil Taylor

DARTS: You’ve got ‘The Power’ to go and see 16-time world champion Taylor at Grantham’s leisure centre

Arguably the most successful sportsman England has ever produced will be appearing in town when legendary darts star Phil Taylor takes to the stage alongside fellow world champions in the Grantham Darts Masters at The Meres leisure centre on Friday, October 19.

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Easton Walled Gardens Snowdrop Week. Photo: Fred Cholmeley

WHAT’S ON: Snowdrop Week begins at Easton Walled Gardens

Easton Walled Gardens opens its gates for Snowdrop Week this weekend and there is no better place to enjoy swathes of snowdrops, aconites and hellebores as well as innovative spring planting schemes, all spread over 12 acres of beautiful, 400-year-old restored gardens.

Bransby Horses

WHAT’S ON: Enjoy a free family day out with Bransby rescue horses

Equine lovers could do worse than spending a free family day out at the award-winning Bransby Horses rescue and welfare centre at Bransby, near Lincoln.

Easton Walled Gardens

WHAT’S ON: Roll a pumpkin at Easton Walled Gardens

Easton Walled Gardens’ Original Pumpkin Rolling Event is back at during half term week, running from October 18 till 29 on its usual opening days (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday).

Belton House, a Restoration country house built 1685-88. Photo: Andrew Butler

WHAT’S ON: Autumn Fayre at Belton House this weekend

Belton House celebrates its annual Autumn Fayre this Saturday and Sunday.


WHAT’S ON: Entries to Croxton Kerrial show are still possible on the day

‘Croxton Creates’ takes place in Croxton Kerrial Village Hall next Saturday (September 16).


WHAT’S ON: Attractions abound at this weekend’s two-day Harby Country Show

Harby Country Show takes place at Canal Farm, Harby (LE14 4BL) tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday.

Jane Austen's 'Emma' will be performed outside at The Oaksmere Hotel

WHAT’S ON: Jane Austen’s ‘Emma’ to be staged at Little Ponton Hall later this month

In celebration of Jane Austen’s bi-centennial year, Little Ponton Hall is hosting an open air stage adaptation of her popular comedy of manners ‘Emma’ on Friday, August 25.

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Dog days at Easton Walled Gardens. Photo: Fred Cholmeley

WHAT’S ON: Dogs welcome on Sundays throughout August

Explore one of England’s most beautiful gardens with your four-legged friend at Easton Walled Gardens this month.

Females can try out cricket at Grantham CC's Gorse Lane next month.

CRICKET: Grantham club to host Women’s Soft Ball Festival in August

Grantham Cricket Club is hosting a Women’s Soft Ball Cricket Festival at its Gorse Lane ground on Thursday, August 24, 3pm until 7pm.


WHAT’S ON: Fun for all the family at Belvoir Show and Country Fair – this weekend!

Belvoir Show and Country Fair takes place this weekend at Belvoir Castle.

Belvoir ride is in August.

WHAT’S ON: Belvoir ride will feature two routes

Belvoir Castle Pleasure Ride takes place on Sunday, August 6.

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Soft Shoe Sam. Photo: YouTube

WHAT’S ON: Grantham CAMRA beer festival will be at school

Real ale afficionados who like plenty of time to plan their drinking have advance notice that Grantham CAMRA Beer Festival will take place at Huntingtower Community Primary Academy, Huntingtower Road (NG31 7AU), between Thursday, August 3 and Saturday, August 5, 11am till 11pm.


WHAT’S ON: Duck race and country fayre at Knipton this weekend

Knipton Duck Race and Country Fayre Family Fun Day takes place on Sunday, starting at 10am.

Truckfest. Photo: Owen Clarke

WHAT’S ON: Truckfest Original returns to its Newark birthplace

Truckfest Original will return to its original birthplace at the Newark and Notts Showground this weekend (July 15 and 16) and this year it is going to be huge and with loads of new events and acts coming, it is bound to be a great event.

Easton Walled Gardens. Photo: Fred Cholmeley

WHAT’S ON: ‘Sweet Pea Week’ begins at Easton Walled Gardens on Sunday

Every year, Easton Walled Gardens raises hundreds of sweet pea plants, a spectacular sight which can be seen in full bloom during its famous Sweet Pea Week, beginning this Sunday.

WHAT’S ON: Armed Forces Day event will be held at Allington’s Arena UK showground

WHAT’S ON: Armed Forces Day event will be held at Allington’s Arena UK showground

A great day out for all the family is promised for the Armed Forces Day at Arena UK showground, near Allington, on Saturday, June 24.

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.


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.

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