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WHAT’S ON: Belvoir Castle to host a Christmas Musical Extravaganza for all the family

Belvoir Castle will throw open its majestic doors in early December to host a Christmas Musical Extravaganza that is sure to get the whole family excited about the festive season.

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The firework finale promises to be bigger and better than ever this year.

Ho ho ho-pe to see you at Grantham’s festive event!

Christmas is coming to Grantham on Sunday, when St Peter’s Hill will be transformed for Christmas on the Green and Market.

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Belvoir Castle’s historic Knipton Reservoir saved for the nation

An overlooked part of the Belvoir Estate has finally received special protection, safeguarding it for future generations.

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Support charities at Christmas card pop-up shop in Grantham

A Cards for Good Causes pop-up shop which opened up in The George Centre in Grantham last month will continue to sell cards for charities until December 16.

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Head hawker Rhi Clark with Rodney

Rhi looks after Belvoir Castle’s three birds of prey

Arriving at Belvoir Castle on a cold and blustery Monday, I am intrigued to meet the woman who gets up at the crack of dawn nearly every day to tend to the castle’s birds of prey.

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Support for Margaret Thatcher exhibit featuring puppet

Following news that Grantham Museum will have a permanent exhibition to Grantham-born former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher – including the well-known Spitting Image puppet – we asked readers what they thought.

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Margaret Thatcher's Spitting Image puppet will be open for the public to view tomorrow.

She is back! Margaret Thatcher Spitting Image puppet returns to Grantham Museum

Visitors will once again be able to see the famous Margaret Thatcher Spitting Image puppet, as it returns to Grantham as part of a major refurbishment at Grantham Museum.

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WHAT’S ON: Sunday is the right time to visit Upton horological museum

Visit the British Horological Institute Museum for its ‘Time Lines’ event as the clocks go back this Sunday (October 29).

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WHAT’S ON: Folkingham art exhibition is this weekend

South Lafford Art Group is holding their 11th Biennual Art Exhibition at Folkingham Village Hall this weekend.

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Imogen Wall outside 11 Vine Street, Grantham.

Grantham’s ‘oldest house’ for sale

Grantham has always been able to boast an impressive history.

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WHAT’S ON: Tickets available on door for St Wulfram’s Church ceilidh this weekend

Tickets will be available at the door for Saturday evening’s ceilidh at St Wulfram’Church.

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Blue Owl Art Gallery

WHAT’S ON: Grantham Tennis Club art gallery exhibition begins this week

Blue Owl Art Gallery is very excited to be showing work by Oliver Lovley and John Cheall in its upcoming ‘Near and Far’ Exhibition at Grantham Tennis Club, beginning this week.

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A Night of Dirty Dancing

WHAT’S ON: Have the time of your life at Grantham leisure centre

Be part of the magic as A Night of Dirty Dancing heads to The Meres leisure centre on Friday night (October 13).

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The firework display following the switch-on of the Christmas lights on the green in Grantham. Photo: Toby Roberts.

Christmas attractions will be brought together in Grantham town centre

All the festive fun will be brought together in Grantham during the town’s Christmas market this year.

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The festival will be held in Grantham Museum.

Grantham Writers’ to hold first book festival

Literary club Grantham Writers will hold its first book festival next month.

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WHAT’S ON: ‘Priest and prattler’ David Shenton will perform his show at Harlaxton Church

‘From Blaby to Bethlehem’ will be performed by self-styled “priest and prattler” David Shenton at Harlaxton church on Friday, September 22, at 7.30pm.

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Edith Smith

WHAT’S ON: Heritage Open Days begin in Grantham tonight

Grantham’s own Heritage Open Days kick off tonight (Friday) at ChristChurch in Finkin Street, where John Manterfield will give a talk on ‘Freedom, Justice and Equality in Grantham from the 17th Century Onwards’.

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Private William Walker Allen

New book dispels Lincolnshire regiment ‘bolted’ in battle myths

Nigel Atter was born in Grantham and attended The National School, Castlegate and The Boys’ Central School, Sandon Road.

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'Just Jane' was the Artsbreak event at ChristChurch in Grantham which celebrated the 200th anniversary of Jane Austin's death.

Grantham church celebrates 200th anniversary of death of Jane Austen

A special event was held at ChristChurch to mark the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen.

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Sister act: Kirsty Kershaw (left) with sister Katie Mace are hosting their first artisan market as part of the folk festival in Leadenham next week.

Sisters organise first artisan market as part of Leadenham folk festival

Two sisters will be raising money for the Meningitis Research Foundation as they host their first artisan market when ‘A Day of Lincolnshire Folk’ returns to Leadenham next weekend.

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