Gainsborough B&B take winning spot on Channel 4’s ‘Four in a Bed’

Hugh McDaniel and Loretta Adlam stood in front Brampton Dales Farm - Four in a Bed winner

Brampton Dales Farm B&B near Gainsborough were crowned winner of the popular TV programme ‘Four in a Bed,’ which aired this week.

The programme aired on Channel 4 on (Monday 27 February to Friday 3 March 2023) and followed the story of how four bed and breakfast owners competed for the coveted title, to prove their establishments provide value for money. They visited each other’s establishment and had to decide the amount they thought was best for a stay.

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Applications open for Heritage Skills Festival taking place in Gainsborough

Carpenter works with a tree

Applications are being welcomed from those working in traditional construction trades, decorative art, conservation and restoration to demonstrate their skills, and possibly allow visitors to try for themselves, during Gainsborough’s Heritage Skills Festival 2023!

On Saturday 16 September 2023 from 9am until 3pm, West Lindsey District Council will be holding a Heritage Skills Fair in Gainsborough followed by a week of bookable workshops. They are interested to hear from anybody who would like to book a place as a demonstrator at the fair which will have zones for construction skills, decorative arts and traditional makers.

Taking place in Gainsborough, the Heritage Skills Festival is part of the National Lottery funded Townscape Heritage Initiative which is underway to restore Gainsborough’s historic shops. Skilled craftsmen are vital for such schemes so to bring them into the public eye, there will be a week of activities headlined by the Heritage Skills Fair to showcase rare traditional crafts that are thriving in our region.

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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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