A Superb Season of Films for Spring at Stamford Arts Centre

A Superb Season of Films for Spring at Stamford Arts Centre

We have a superb Spring programme of films for April and May at Stamford Arts Centre. There are thoughtful movies such as Oscar winning Belfast - Kenneth Brannagh’s semi-autobiographical film about his childhood in Ireland, as well as comic-book-crowd-pleasers such as...

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Fun Fitness Events to Put a Spring in Your Step this March

Fun Fitness Events to Put a Spring in Your Step this March

South Kesteven District Council (SKDC) wants to see residents Get Active by trying hula hooping, yoga or even Giant Jenga. Get SK Moving is a series of events focused on encouraging people to move more, taking place across the district in the first week of March and...

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Get Outdoors and Get Active in South Kesteven

Get Outdoors and Get Active in South Kesteven

Many people start out a new year with the goal of getting fitter and healthier, whether that is about eating more healthily, sleeping better, taking up a new hobby or moving more regularly. As we move into February, we’re here to help with information on opportunities...

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Street Performers Create Christmas Magic on our High Streets

Street Performers Create Christmas Magic on our High Streets

The festive season is here! We’re welcoming people back to our high streets. The Christmas Markets across the district’s towns were a huge success and thousands of festive lights have been switched on creating a welcoming sight for shoppers and revellers. There are...

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Experience the Flavours of the World without Flying

Experience the Flavours of the World without Flying

It may be a while before we are once again able to enjoy international travel, or you may be staying closer to home for environmental reasons - travelling the world to sample different flavours and culinary styles is not always possible. So, we invite you to...

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October is an interesting month, its celebration of All Hallows Eve on the final day of the month with its evening of festivities including trick or treat, dressing in Halloween costumes for parties, carving pumpkins into Jack-o’-lanterns, and apple bobbing, may be...

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Culture Close to Home with the Live and Local Autumn Season

Culture Close to Home with the Live and Local Autumn Season

Culture Close to Home with the Live and Local Autumn Season Live and Local, the rural and community touring networks, returns to South Kesteven this autumn to bring a wide variety of cultural offerings including music, comedy, drama and dance to the district. Smaller...

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It’s Time to Laugh Again

It’s Time to Laugh Again

From lockdowns to laughter - after almost two years of suffering through a global pandemic, it’s safe to say that we all need to find some joy in our lives again. Comedy and laughter can help us to heal.   Three fantastic, big-name comedians are heading to South...

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Peaceful Walks in South Kesteven

Peaceful Walks in South Kesteven

Where to walk in peace in South Kesteven Taking a walk in the calming surroundings of a woodland or parkland can be a leisurely and relaxing activity. Just being away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and the noise of cars can be relaxing. Spending time...

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Weird and wonderful experiences in South Kesteven

Weird and wonderful experiences in South Kesteven

If you're pondering what to do this summer, we have lots of exciting and interesting places to visit in South Kesteven. We’ve put together this blog, featuring some of the quirkier experiences that you can enjoy across the district.   Walk with an alpaca, at...

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Outdoor theatre

Outdoor theatre

The Summer 2021 season of outdoor theatre is already in full swing and we have some of the best places in Lincolnshire to visit namely Tolethorpe Hall, Belvoir Castle and Grimsthorpe Castle. One of the pleasures of any summer season is a warm, sunny afternoon outdoors...

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Café delights

Café delights

All across the South Kesteven district you’ll find lovely little cafés serving the tastiest homemade cakes and delicacies. There are far too many to name, but if you’re visiting any of the market towns of Grantham, Bourne, Stamford, or Market Deeping you’ll find that a delight awaits you around every corner.

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Celebrate the spooky season in South Kesteven

Celebrate the spooky season in South Kesteven

Halloween is just around the corner so we thought we’d round up a few ways to enjoy the spooky festivities with family in South Kesteven. Many attractions are back hosting exciting events so it’s wise to plan ahead and book early to avoid disappointment… Pick your own...

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Things to do in South Kesteven this bank holiday weekend

Things to do in South Kesteven this bank holiday weekend

There’s a whole host of activities and things to do to entertain the family this bank holiday weekend in South Kesteven, so we thought we’d round up a few ideas to help you make your plans:   Eat fantastic food Many restaurants in the area have now reopened their...

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Coach passengers receive warm welcome at Stamford Market

Coach passengers receive warm welcome at Stamford Market

South Kesteven District Council laid on a special welcome for a local coach company bringing its first passengers to Stamford Market since the coronavirus lockdown in March. Cllr Rosemary Trollope-Bellew, Cabinet Member for Culture and Visitor Economy, was at the...

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Rediscovering the great outdoors

Rediscovering the great outdoors

South Kesteven is home to some wonderful countryside and parks for walking, cycling and finding some peace and quiet. But right now, we all need to make sure that we support the NHS and our neighbours by staying safe. So, please follow government guidelines, and if...

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Top 4 attractions in Grantham

Top 4 attractions in Grantham

  The school holidays are quickly approaching and while the Grantham area is a great place to live, with some of the UK's top attractions, people often find themselves asking the question 'what to do near Grantham?'. With so many options it can sometimes be hard...

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Discover South Kesteven

Discover South Kesteven

  If you're looking for somewhere to spend a short break or weekend away, the district of South Kesteven has a whole host of things to see and do for all the family. Situated in South Lincolnshire, just off the A1 and only 38 miles east of Nottingham and 66 miles...

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Discover South Kesteven visitor guide launches for 2020

Discover South Kesteven visitor guide launches for 2020

Lincolnshire should be your first thought when considering a weekend break in the UK, and our beautiful county is home to a host of fantastic attractions and hidden gems. Here are our top recommendations for things to do in South Kesteven for the whole family.

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Christmas begins in South Kesteven this November

Christmas begins in South Kesteven this November

  From the 24th of November, South Kesteven will be a hotspot of fabulous festive events, from Christmas markets to light switch-ons. Stamford When it comes to things to do in Stamford this Christmas, on the 24th of November Stamford will host its annual...

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Great reasons to spend your weekend in South Kesteven

Great reasons to spend your weekend in South Kesteven

Lincolnshire should be your first thought when considering a weekend break in the UK, and our beautiful county is home to a host of fantastic attractions and hidden gems. Here are our top recommendations for things to do in South Kesteven for the whole family.

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Tourism conference offers business help

Tourism conference offers business help

Tourism 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.

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Colourful heritage and entertainment at the Stamford Georgian Festival

Colourful heritage and entertainment at the Stamford Georgian Festival

If you’re visiting South Lincolnshire in early autumn, then why not take the time to explore heritage and entertainment in one fun day out? Between 26th and 29th September 2019, the Stamford Georgian Festival gives a fascinating insight into history through performances and exciting events. This year, the focus is on the Age of Wonder and Invention.

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South Lincolnshire -home to historic castles

South Lincolnshire -home to historic castles

​When it comes to exploring England’s historic castles, you needn’t look much further than South Kesteven in Lincolnshire – a perfect combination of history, gardens and art, South Kesteven’s castles and stately homes are the ideal places for a day out.

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Gold medalist rides @ Bourne CiCLE Festival

Gold medalist rides @ Bourne CiCLE Festival

Triple Olympic gold medallist Ed Clancy will be riding at the Bourne CiCLE Festival as part of the Vitus Pro Cycling team.
Ed will be competing in the elite men’s race on Sunday 1 September over a course of 175 km through the countryside and looping back through Bourne twice before the dash to the finish.

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