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National Space Centre Christmas Fair

Come and get creative at the National Space Centre’s Christmas Craft Fair on Sunday, 1 December.  Read more

Great Central Railway - Winter Wonderland

The Great Central Railway will be running its “Winter Wonderlights” test train tonight from Loughborough Station at 6.0pm.  Read more

Small Space Santa Safari

On Friday 20 December 2019 the National Space Centre is hosting a Small Space Santa Special. Bring your budding astronauts along for a very special pre-Christmas Toddler Takeover of the Centre including a visit from Santa and Mrs Claus en route from the North Pole.  Read more

Space Lates - Apollo 12

50 years after Apollo 12 landed on the Moon, the National Space Centre is bringing together NASA’s Chief Scientist, an Apollo Navigation Engineer, a BBC Journalist who reported on the landing and an ESA lunar expert to share why we went back to the Moon after Apollo 11 and why we are planning to go back again now. Meet them and discover their amazing stories at Space Lates – Apollo 12 on 16 November 2019.  Read more

Shiver Your Timbers this Halloween

The Heights of Abraham Estate tops off their 35-year  cable car birthday celebrations with a four-day long Halloween adventure from Thursday 31st October to Sunday 3rd of November  Read more

Disrupting the Rhythm of the City


Thor's Tipi Bar Returns to Lincoln

THOR’S tipi bar makes a welcome return to Lincoln this November, running from Friday 8th November right through until 31st December 2019.  Read more

Rutland Food & Drink Week

The third Discover Rutland Food & Drink Week will take place from Saturday 26th October to Sunday 3rd November 2019 to celebrate the impressive array of food and drink providers and producers across the county and beyond, kindly sponsored by Newby Castleman Chartered Accountants.  Read more

Tourism Conference offers Business Help

ourism experts from Visit Britain are fronting a high-level regional conference in Grantham this month to help local businesses develop and increase international trade. Visitor sites, accommodation providers and anyone offering experiences or excursions are invited to a free Taking England to the World event on 22 October in the Guildhall Arts Centre.  Read more

Stamford Georgian Street Festival

A free family friendly spectacular on Saturday night promises another unmissable evening on the streets of Stamford. The Stamford Georgian Festival 'Age of Wonder' animated historical fantasy – including a projection onto medieval Browne’s Hospital - will be the finale of an action-packed day, with talks, tours, exhibitions, street markets and a programme of activity on The Meadows.  Read more

Stamford Georgian Festival

Stamford's beautiful riverside Meadows will be alive with action over the weekend (28/29 September), with period traders, highwaymen, a fairground, pony rides, military re-enactors and food and drink.  Read more

Spooky Space

This Halloween half term, 12 October – 03 November, discover the darker side of science. The National Space Centre is hosting a happy Halloween holiday from the most dangerous place you could ever consider visiting – space.  Read more

Dine in the Dark

On Saturday 28 September 2019 take your seat for an immersive sensory dining experience: Dine in the Dark. Working with the RNIB, the National Space Centre is hosting a journey through the senses, except one!  Read more

Step Into Robin Hood's World.

The Robin Hood Pageant, now in its 38th year, has been completely re-imagined for 2019 and will be staged in a forest setting close to the historic Newstead Abbey for the first time ever whilst the Nottingham Castle is undergoing its £30m redevelopment. This spectacular event will be themed around the power struggle between Nottingham’s best-loved outlaw and his arch-nemesis, the Sheriff of Nottingham. It will offer a diverse programme of entertainment including dramatic medieval re-enactments, a wealth of costumed period characters, historic demonstrations, hands-on activities, theatre and much more.  Read more

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