South Kesteven

Properties and events in South Kesteven

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204 years of Grantham History: Grantham Freemason Hall

Grantham Freemason Hall, 4 Chambers Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 8BL
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Explore Grantham Freemasons’ Hall: a rare peek into 204 years of Grantham history and Masonic heritage.

70 Fane Family portraits from 1550.

Fulbeck Manor, Fulbeck, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 3JN
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Enjoy 70 Fane family portraits!

A Walk and Talk. Ryhall Road in Stamford: Local History On Your Doorstep

Stamford Retail Park, Ryhall Road, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 1TX
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Within a mile of McDonalds (Ryhall Road) you have the sites of two large engineering firms, a Workhouse, a Children’s Home, a link to King Edward VIII, the childhood home of a writer of young adult fiction, and a World War II bomb site.

An Aveland Odyssey – Folkingham Remembers Operation Market Garden - Historical Displays

Folkingham St Andrews Church and Market Place, Folkingham, Lincolnshire, NG34 0SE
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A weekend of events at venues around the village. Folkingham St Andrews Church and Market Place – Hosting a range of displays of historical images and local stories, with static vintage exhibits.

An Aveland Odyssey – Folkingham Remembers Operation Market Garden - Millennium Green

Village Hall and Millennium Green, Folkingham, Lincolnshire, NG34 0SE
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A weekend of events at venues around the village. Village Hall and Millennium Green – Our stage area on the Millenium Green plays host to Rhubarb Theatre, aimed at our younger visitors, with vim, vigour and not a little licence about history!

An Aveland Odyssey – Folkingham Remembers Operation Market Garden - Old School Crafts

Old School and Village Green, Folkingham, Lincolnshire, NG34 0SE
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A weekend of events at venues around the village. Old School and Village Green –As you promenade along the west side of the main village road, we have a range of educational activities for young and old to engage with.

An Aveland Odyssey – Folkingham Remembers Operation Market Garden - Open Air Display

Open air display area Folkingham, Folkingham, Lincolnshire, NG34 0HA
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A weekend event at venues around the village. Open Air Display Areas - To the western edge of the village, we will have displays that evoke the airfield activity, showing the sights and sounds of the day the planes set off.

Anthony Salvin's Grantham Church - St John the Evangelist, Spitalgate

St John the Evangelist Church, Station Road East, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6HX
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Visit Anthony Salvin's church of St John the Evangelist and decide for yourself whether its early critics were fair or just jealous!

Aslackby Voices Through Time's Pulsating Ebb and Flow

The Martins, Temple Road, Aslackby, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 0HJ
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Five ethereal figures sit in church to tell the stories of five extraordinary lives which began in Aslackby and went on to span the world...

Bellmount Tower Guided Walk – Reconnecting Grantham

Belton House, High Rd, Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 2LW
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Lace up your walking boots and join the characters of the past, as they guide you to Bellmount Tower.

Belton Estate

Belton Estate, Belton, NG32 2LS, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG322LS
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Enjoy free entry to Belton House, Gardens and Parkland, in Lincolnshire. A grand family estate packed full of treasures and bursting with history, promising exploration, fun, and relaxation for the whole family.

Belton Estate Community Festival

Belton Estate, Belton, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 2LS
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For the first time, we’re hosting a Community Festival at Belton Estate bringing the local community together and open up access to art, heritage, and education, with a whole host of activities, talks, and demonstrations on throughout the weekend!

Browne's Hospital

Browne's Hospital, 4 Broad Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 1PF
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Browne's Hospital is a late medieval Almshouses, built by a rich wool merchant, William Browne, in 1475. The wonderful 15th Century glass has recently been cleaned and protected by external glazing by Barley Studios of York.

Celebrating England's Finest Parish Church

St Wulfram's Parish Church, Church Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6RR
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St Wulfram's has, according to Jenkins, 'England's finest steeple', majestic to behold. Visit the crypt, the Trigge chained library, and see newly-conserved monuments by some of England's most talented sculptors.

Creativity in the Cemetery - a walk around Grantham Cemetery

Grantham Cemetery, Harrowby Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 9DT
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Explore the cemetery on this guided walk through the graves of those who contributed to Grantham's history.

Educating Isaac - visiting the old Tudor Grammar school in which Isaac Newton and many others were taught

The Old King’s School, Church Street, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6RP
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Visit the Old Grammar School and discover it's famous past pupils!

Explore the working waterwheels and exhibitions at Baldock's Mill

Baldocks Mill, 21 South Street, Bourne, Lincolnshire, PE10 9LY
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Visit Baldock's Mill and its water wheels.

Family Tree Workshop.

Stamford Library, High Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 2HL
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Get started on your family history project, using the FREE on-line resources at Stamford Library. Bring any information you have and a notebook or memory stick to record your findings.

Foston's Journey: from the Domesday Book to today, and beyond

St Peter's Church, Foston, Lincolnshire, NG32 2LD
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Heritage trail around the village, depicting key locations & bringing history to life.

Grantham Canal Society's Produce Fair

Grantham Canal Society, Woolsthorpe Depot, Woolsthorpe-by-Belvoir, Lincolnshire, NG32 1NY
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Grantham Canal Society is pleased to open our depot for our Produce Fair, promoting local suppliers. Come along and enjoy the stalls, see the displays showing how the canal was built and used to transport goods and connect communities.