Illuminate Gainsborough returns this November!

Fire Eater at Illuminate Gainsborough

You’re invited to attend this year’s incredible Illuminate Gainsborough event involving lanterns, projections, and a spectacular fire garden this November.

On Saturday 26 November 2022, Gainsborough will once again be filled with light and sound with fabulous projections onto the walls of Gainsborough Old Hall, a fire garden in the grounds of All Saints’ Parish Church, street performers and a guided walk along Trent Riverside.

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Heritage Open Days

Get ready for Lincolnshire’s largest heritage festival starting this Friday!

Heritage Open Days is an annual national festival that takes place every September dedicated to the celebration of heritage and culture! Heritage Open Days offers visitors the chance to explore some fantastic hidden gems and try new experiences.

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Fresh Air & Green Spaces in Gainsborough and the Wolds

Green spaces

Who would’ve thought, Lincolnshire’s recently been one of the Hottest Places In The World? (Hotter than LA… talk about staycation!). So what better time to stretch your legs and reconnect with nature?

Here in Gainsborough and the surrounding area, we are blessed with a great number of beloved woodlands and green spaces. So we’ve picked some of the most scenic woodland walks that take you through the quiet countryside. Where you may not hear anything but the gentle rustle of leaves that blow in the wind and the noises of resident wildlife in the area!

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Trinity Arts Centre becomes finalists in Tourism Awards!

Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough

Destination Lincolnshire has announced the finalists in their 2022 Tourism Awards and we are thrilled that the Trinity Arts Centre is among those named.

The Unique picturehouse and theatre which is set in a stunning grade II listed church is a cultural hub in West Lindsey, creating a space for people to enjoy theatre, live music and watch popular movies. It’s hired by a number of community groups and creative companies to hone their talents.

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Afternoon Tea Week

Afternoon Tea Week takes place from 8 to 14 August. A perfect chance to treat yourself to some quintessentially traditional English afternoon tea, plus support some local businesses too!

Take a look at where you can book afternoon tea in and around Gainsborough.

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How to Plan a Summer Adventure in Gainsborough

Summer Adventure

With the sunshine upon us, what better time for visitors and residents alike to get out and enjoy the rich culture this historic market town has to offer? From astonishing medieval manors, to live performances there’s always something going on in this bustling town. So, whether you’re here to soak up some history or sun, there’s enough to keep you entertained throughout the summer!

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Discounted activities at West Lindsey Leisure Centre over summer holidays

Summer holiday activities at West Lindsey Leisure Centre

Head over to West Lindsey Leisure Centre over the summer holidays to enjoy activities for just £2 per person!

Starting Saturday 16 July, Everyone Active have launched ‘Everyone is Family’, aimed at getting families spending more time together and addressing balancing everyday life with maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Everyone Active’s centre provides a community hub for local people and can play a huge part in offering a space to seek support, socialise with others and get advice on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. They want to reach as many families as possible to promote the support that is on offer and help to inspire children to try out a new hobby.

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