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Opening of the new Mayflower Room in Gainsborough with special dance performances

Mayflower 400

The opening of the new Mayflower Room at the United Reformed Church in Gainsborough took place on Saturday 11 May, as part of the West Lindsey Churches Festival. National dance project The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400 presented their first playful, imaginative and moving dance performances as part of the event. The multi award-winning choreographer Katie Green and her dancers presented a piece about determination and the extraordinary things that it makes ordinary people do.

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Mayflower 400 Launches Self Guided Tours App

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Mobile App will showcase Mayflower 400 partner destinations in England and Leiden, Holland

Mayflower 400 UK announced yesterday the launch of the Mayflower Self-Guided Tours app, an innovative and informative free app that provides users with easy to follow self-guided tours of the UK towns, cities and villages connected to the Mayflower.

App users will enjoy free, guided walks and driving tours of each of the villages, towns and cities connected to the Mayflower, which include Plymouth, Southampton, Rotherhithe, Dartmouth (Devon), Harwich (Essex), Boston (Lincolnshire), Scooby & Babworth (Nottinghamshire), Austerfield and Doncaster, Immingham (North East Lincolnshire), Gainsborough (Lincolnshire), Worcestershire and Leiden (Holland).

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The Search is On For Gainsborough’s Best Bakes

Michelin Star Chef Jean-Christophe Novelli

Gainsborough is preparing to host its first three-day Food & Garden Festival in June and the weekend event will feature the town’s very own version of the “Bake Off.”

The event takes place on 7th, 8th and 9th of June and will feature more than 60 stalls selling hot food to go from around the globe, local produce and Dutch Flowers on Tour as well as a host of other gardening themed stalls.  Continue reading “The Search is On For Gainsborough’s Best Bakes”

Tickets still available for twenty-fifth anniversary 1940s themed dance this May!

The Gainsborough Heritage Centre team are really excited and looking forward to celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Gainsborough Heritage Association next week with a special 1940s themed Silver Jubilee dance on Saturday 18 May. The evening at the Weston Rooms in Gainsborough includes music and entertainment from Room 21 Big Band and the Axholme Sisters as well as a two-course meal.

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New look Farmers and Craft Market Launch Success!

Relaunch Farmers and Craft Market

More than twenty traders joined the line up at the newly re-launched Farmers’ and Craft market on Gainsborough’s Market Street on Saturday – and the crowds and sunshine turned out to support them.

Both old and new producers took part in the market with a fantastic range of locally produced food and handmade crafts from the monthly event’s events new location on Market Street, linking Marshall’s Yard shopping centre with the towns’ Market Place where the twice weekly market is held.

Town Crier Roger Merrett was on hand to officially launch the market in its new location and the displays put on by the traders really gave him something to shout about.

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Fundraising 1940s dance to repair stonework at the Gainsborough Heritage Centre

The Gainsborough Heritage Association is celebrating its twenty-fifth anniversary this year and as part of the celebrations, they will be holding a 1940s themed dance evening taking place on Saturday 18 May. The evening will feature Room 21 Big Band, a 22-piece band with the Axholme Sisters as a special tribute to the Andrew Sisters playing some of the very best forties tunes.

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Gainsborough Farmers’ Market to Re-launch in New Location

Farmers Market

Gainsborough’s popular monthly Farmers’ and Craft Market is being re-launched this month – with a brand new location and a great line up of local traders.

The market will have a fresh new look and brand as well as a new location on Market Street in Gainsborough where it will be held on the second Saturday of every month. The first market in the new location will be on Saturday 13th April.

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Free dance performances and workshops in Gainsborough this May

The Imagination Museum Mayflower400

A series of playful, imaginative and moving dance performances and workshops, from multi award-winning choreographer Katie Green, come to Gainsborough in May. The Imagination Museum: Mayflower 400 is about determination and the extraordinary things that it makes ordinary people do, and is part of a three-year project leading up to the 2020 anniversary of the sailing of the Mayflower. Many of the passengers on board the Mayflower were from this area.

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Channel 4’s ‘Location, Location, Location’ is back for a new series and is planning to come to Gainsborough and West Lindsey!

Kirstie & Phil - Location, Location, Location

Yes, that’s right! Property experts Kirstie Allsopp and Phil Spencer will be helping people find their dream home this spring 2019.

Are you or somebody you know a chain free buyer struggling to find that perfect property? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

Perhaps you’re upsizing or downsizing, buying your first property or hoping to find your ideal forever home? Do you have to move or relocate for work? Does the property market make you nervous?

Whatever your property puzzle, Kirstie and Phil may be able to help.

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