South Kesteven has a thriving arts culture with five theatres, two Arts Centres as well as a range of events venues and facilities to hire. Renowned festivals take place each year.

Grantham’s Guildhall Arts Centre is alive with theatre, music, dance and workshops – set in a stunning Victorian building. Grantham also has a modern multi-screen cinema with all the latest releases and a state of the arts Meres leisure centre which is also a venue for major touring concerts. Stamford Arts Centre is a multi-purpose venue with cinema, theatre, art gallery and concert hall. Both centres house a popular café and Tourist Information Centre.

The Stamford Shakespeare Company performs at Tolethorpe Hall, Stamford with open air theatre productions every summer. Stamford Corn Exchange is a 400 seat theatre with a variety of shows and Bourne Corn Exchange is a venue with concerts, events and a large hire facility.



Music In Quiet Places

30th May, 13th June, 11th July & 25th July

The popular concert series, 𝗠𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗰 𝗜𝗻 𝗤𝘂𝗶𝗲𝘁 𝗣𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗲𝘀, is returning for another year! 
Showcasing talented musicians performing in some of the most beautiful and historic churches in the area. Join us for four captivating events spanning across May and July, hosted in the picturesque churches of Barholm-With-Stowe, Long Bennington, Aslackby, and Thurlby.
Those who have experienced a Music In Quiet Places performance before can attest to the sheer delight they offer during the summer months! 

District Arts and Culture Venues

Grantham Guildhall

Stamford Arts Centre

Stamford Corn Exchange
Savoy Cinema Grantham
Bourne Corn Exchange
Meres Live