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Kirton in Lindsey Society

15th February 2019
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Kirton in Lindsey Society

The Kirton in Lindsey Society’s season of indoor meetings continue on Tuesday 26th February at 7.30pm, in the Town Hall, Market Place, Kirton in Lindsey. The presentation will be about ‘Royal Visits to Lincoln — from Edward II to Queen Elizabeth II’. An illustrated talk will be given by Chris Hewis, a local historian and author. Richard II lent Lincoln his sword (they still have it), and James I came horse racing.

Future talks include; Roman Roads in Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire Explorers, History of the Coronation and the story of the IBCC (International Bomber Command Centre).

A date for your calendars — on Sunday 5th May, the society is organising a ‘Spring Festival’. There will be a concert by Pazzamezzo; performances by De Mowbray Music and Folk Round ‘ere, Morris dancing, Blessing of the Pump and much more. Keep an eye out for more details nearer the time.

For all the latest news and information check out www.kirtoninlindseysociety.org.uk or contact Martin Hollingsworth (secretary) on 01652 648435.

Thanks from RSPCA

15th February 2019
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RSPCA Doncaster and Rotherham

Last year, RSPCA Doncaster, Rotherham and District Branch, spent over 18,500 hours caring for animals taken to them in need; they found homes for over 870 domestic animals and cared for over 350 wildlife; all of which was made possible by generous donations, whether in the form of time, money or items for their shops. read more

Morton and Gainsborough WI

14th February 2019
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Morton and Gainsborough WI

Come along to the Morton and Gainsborough WI, at Morton Village Hall, to make friends, bring friends and be friends. Our forward thinking, innovative, fun meetings are held on the last Thursday of every month. Our meetings include lovely cakes, cookies and treats, refreshments for everyone and we host an eclectic mix of presenters, speakers and lovely social evenings. read more

The Royal British Legion Retford and District Branch

14th February 2019
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The Royal British Legion Retford and District Branch

First of all, very best wishes to everyone for 2019. 2018 proved to be a memorable year for the Royal British Legion and especially for the members of the local branch. Two of its members took part in the GP90 event which saw them march to the Menin Gate in Ypres along with members from all over the country in remembrance of those who fell in WWI and also to mirror the march that took place in 1928. read more

Blowin’ in the Wind

14th February 2019
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The Old Nick

Tickets are now available for ‘Blowin’ in the Wind’, a unique musical concert by Andante Live, at the Old Nick, Gainsborough on 21st February at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £10.00. The show combines the vocal harmonies of Vee and Mark, with 15 instruments between them and outstanding musicianship, they perform an uplifting and inspiring show to give you a fabulous evening of unforgettable music. read more

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust Gainsborough Area Group

13th February 2019
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Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust Gainsborough Area Group

The Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust Gainsborough Area Group was founded in 1975. It arranges indoor meetings on topics of interest to local members and several outdoor meetings over the summer at places with special wildlife themes. The spring 2019 schedule is: read more

Beckingham Gardeners’ Club

12th February 2019
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Beckingham Gardeners’ Club

The December meeting of Beckingham Gardeners’ Club was a great success, with members and visitors making a Christmas table or door decoration. Members had gathered different types of foliage from their gardens and turned them into beautiful, unique, arrangements. The evening which was great fun, caused much laughter, getting everyone into the Christmas spirit. The evening was rounded off with a raffle, mince pies and coffee. read more

Kirton in Lindsey Amateur Gardeners

12th February 2019
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Kirton in Lindsey Amateur Gardeners

The Kirton in Lindsey Gardeners (KLAGs) 2019 season of meetings starts on Wednesday 20th February at 7.30pm, in the Town Hall, Market Place, Kirton in Lindsey. The talk this time is intriguingly titled ‘Shady characters and shy maidens’ and will be given by Dr Peter Williams, from East Yorkshire where he has a three-acre garden and is also a regular contributor to gardening magazines. read more

Scotton Art Group Presentation

11th February 2019
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Scotton Art Group

Members of the Royal British Legion were invited to Scotton Art Group’s Wednesday afternoon session to be presented with monies raised at the group’s annual art exhibition. A total amount of £630.00 was raised for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. read more

St Barnabas Hospice Light Up a Life

10th February 2019
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St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice

It was wonderful to see so many people come together to remember loved ones at St Barnabas Hospice’s annual Light up a Life celebration, at the United Reformed Church (URC) and taking part in their lantern walk to the Tree of Life in the Market Square. read more