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WHAT’S ON: ‘Peter Pan’ panto comes to Grantham Guildhall for 55 fun filled performances

Polka Dot Pantomimes, in association with Guildhall Arts Centre, presents ‘Peter Pan’ – a classic story for all the family whether you are three or 103 years old.

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Eleanor Longshanks

WHAT’S ON: Two-woman show will commemorate Queen Eleanor at Grantham Guildhall

Sue Macmillan and Hannah McDowall bring medieval Grantham back to life in ‘Eleanor Longshanks’, their brilliant two-woman show about Queen Eleanor of Castile, for one night only at the Guildhall Arts Centre.

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Some of the cast of St Peter's Hill Players' production of 'Sand Castles'.

WHAT’S ON: Players put on first of two am-drams in Grantham during November

Fans of amateur dramatics are in for a treat next month with both of Grantham’s theatre companies putting on a production at the town’s Guildhall Arts Centre.

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Team Viking

WHAT’S ON: Rowland’s Runaway hit is on at Ropsley

There is a chance to see one of the runaway theatre hits of the 2016 Edinburgh Festival at Ropsley Village Hall on Thursday (October 26).

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WHAT’S ON: Grantham youth drama group to hold Jekyll & Hyde auditions

WHAT’S ON: Grantham youth drama group to hold Jekyll & Hyde auditions

After sell-out performances of Sweeney Todd this year and Evita last year, Guildhall Arts Centre’s D2E Youth Drama Group have now announced their 2018 show will be ‘Jekyll & Hyde the Musical’, and you can be involved!

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Jonny Awsum, with Ant and Dec.

WHAT’S ON: Comedy club is back at Grantham Guildhall

Funhouse Comedy Club is back at the Guildhall Arts Centre ballroom on Thursday, October 26, with another great line-up of comedians.

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In My Lady's Chamber

WHAT’S ON: Bawdy medieval farce at Sewstern this week

If you’re looking for an evening of fun and laughter, then get yourself out to Sewstern Village Hall for the latest production by Newton’s Players this week.

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Youngsters take part in a PerfAct Youth Theatre Group session.

Grantham Journal Big Interview: ‘Join our youth theatre group and enjoy the Fringe benefits!’

A Grantham theatre group for young people is looking forward to taking part in the Edinburgh Fringe next year. The PerfAct Youth Theatre Group is calling on youngsters to get involved in an exciting project which professional drama coach and PerfAct founder Fiona Kimberley-Pope calls a “real adventure”. She talked to the Journal about the Edinburgh project and her theatre group.

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WHAT’S ON: Grantham WEA courses begin with annual memorial lecture on Henry VIII

The new season of WEA (Workers’ Educational Association) courses for adults kicks off this autumn with the annual Joyce Glenn Lecture.

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The Joker in Lego Batman Movie

WHAT’S ON: Events will keep kids amused at Grantham Guildhall during half term week

Grantham’s Guildhall Arts Centre has several events on to keep children entertained during half term week.

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Accidental Death of an Anarchist

WHAT’S ON: Robin Hood Theatre’s ‘Anarchist’ production is a classic madcap comedy

The Robin Hood Theatre Company brings a classic of late 1960s satirical theatre in a modern translation of ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’ next week.

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Dave Thompson

WHAT’S ON: Leadenham hotel is venue for big night of comedy

One of the top comedy spots in Lincolnshire is, once again, playing host to a flurry of fabulous stand-up comedians.

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Tom Wrigglesworth

WHAT’S ON: TV and radio comedians come to Grantham Guildhall

Funhouse Comedy launches its new season of shows at the Guildhall Arts Centre ballroom on Thursday, September 28, with a great night of fun and laughter.

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Harrowby Singers. Photo: Toby Roberts

WHAT’S ON: Harrowby Singers are showcasing golden age of classics – and could you be the actor to play Pablo?

‘That’s Entertainment’ showcases musicals from the golden age of Broadway and Hollywood – and it’s coming to Grantham’s Guildhall Arts Centre next week – courtesy of Harrowby Singers.

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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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Hair raising fun: Guildhalls audience development officer Jade Goswell (right) and Lily Walker create Whoville Hairstyles for the day!

Families flock to Guildhall Art Centre’s Dr Seuss fun day

Families enjoyed a Dr Seuss themed day at the Guildhall Arts Centre’s annual family open day earlier this month.

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Cardboard Carnival

WHAT’S ON: Grantham’s Guildhall has entertainment for the family – beginning tonight!

Grantham’s Guildhall Arts Centre has entertainment aplenty for all the family this month.

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The Temperance Seven

WHAT’S ON: Temperance and irreverance in equal measure at Grantham Guildhall this month

Comedy and music come to Guildhall Arts Centre this month, with two contrasting acts to keep you entertained.

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WHAT’S ON: Comedy is back at Grantham Town FC

Funhouse Comedy is back at The Gingerbread at Grantham Town Football Club on Friday, July 21, for a great night of fun and laughter.

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WHAT’S ON: Leadenham comedy returns at George Hotel

A Lincolnshire village is beginning to realise how popular it is becoming!

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