Top 10 things to do in Lincolnshire this weekend
Are you at a loose end and looking for something to do in Lincolnshire this weekend? Here's our pick of 10 things to do...
What: Tattershall Castle
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Where: Sleaford Road, Tattershall
Explore the six floors of this rare red-brick medieval castle built by Ralph Cromwell, Lord Treasurer of England and one of the most powerful men in the country. Climb the 150 steps from the basement to the battlements and enjoy the magnificent views of the Lincolnshire countryside, then explore the grounds, moats, bridges and neighbouring church.
When: Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 5pm.
Tickets: Adults £6, children £3.50, family (2 adults + 2 children) £15.50
What: Back to the Future 80s Special
Where: Drill Hall, Lincoln
If you love 80s music then relive your memories of the 'pop decade' with A night of non-stop floor fillers. Enjoy five hours of all the synth pop, super-catchy tunes, early indie hits and cheesiest Number 1s you could ever ask for.
When: Saturday from 7.30pm to 12.30am.
What: The Pirates! Band of Misfits 3D
Where: Odeon, Lincoln
This animated adventure from Sony Pictures Animation and Aardman Animations, follows Pirate Captain and his crazy crew as they set out on a mission to win the Pirate of the Year Award, sailing from the shores of Blood Island to Victorian London.
When: Saturday and Sunday: 10.10am, 12.15pm, 2.45pm, 5pm , 7.15pm, 9.30pm. (2D showings at 11.15am, 1.30pm, 3.50pm, 6pm)
Tickets: Adult £9, Senior £7, Student £7.90, Teens 6.70.
What: Natureland Seal Sanctuary
Where: North Parade, Skegness
Natureland first opened it's doors in 1965 and attracts thousands of visitors every year. Its work with abandoned baby seals has become known worldwide and every effort is made to mix entertainment with education. One of the most popular features is feeding time for the seals and penguins.
Tickets: Adults £7.20, OAP £5.90, children £4.70, family ticket (2 adults + 2 children under the age of 16) £21.40, children under 3 go free.
What: New Youth Theatre Presents: Bugsy Malone
Where: Engine Shed, Lincoln
This slapstick musical comedy follows the rivalry between two half-witted street gangs and is performed by an all singing, all dancing and enthusiastic cast.
When: Saturday and Sunday at 3pm.
Tickets: Adults £6.50, concessions £5.50.
FOOD & DRINK
What: Revolution Vodka bar
Where: Park Street, Lincoln
Revolution describes itself as “the place to eat, drink and socialise in Lincoln”. It stocks an extensive list of flavoured vodkas as well as an impressive selection of cocktails. It also has a party planner who can help you arrange your own event.
What: Grantham Festival
Where: Various events in St Peter's Hill, Market Place, Wide Westgate, The George Centre and The Isaac Newton Centre in Grantham
The second annual Grantham Festival, this year called Urban Jungle, looks set to be another fantastic free event for residents and visitors alike. Graffiti artists, street performers, skateboard ramps, climbing wall and a bungee trampoline are just some of the things on show.
What: Museum of Broken Relationships
The Museum of Broken Relationships collects and presents anonymous objects and stories from communities around the world. From the tragic and war-torn, to the simple, sexy, silly, and downright hilarious the objects and their stories will strike chords of understanding, healing and universal connection in all corners of the globe from South Africa to the Philippines, Ireland to Singapore and from the USA to the UK.
When: Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 5pmm.
What: Annual Auction Sale of Bees & Equipment
Where: Lincolnshire Events Centre
The sale has become one of the major sales in the region for beekeeping items. In 2011 it sold over 60 colonies of bees and more than £14,000 worth of equipment.
When: Saturday at 11am.
ARTS & CRAFTS
What: St Barnabas Hospice Easter Craft Fair
Where: Branston Hall Hotel
St Barnabas Easter craft fair is offering a superb selection of high quality crafts and handmade products from more than 20 local craft stands from around Lincolnshire. There will be handmade chocolates, individually designed handbags, handcrafted jewellery and tapestry weaving.
When: Sunday from 10am to 4pm.
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