Dogtastic detective daring, a 12ft dragon and some galavanting Gadgeteers

Newark Book Festival is busy dusting off its pages and stretching its spines getting ready to celebrate writing in all its forms when imaginative tales, personal stories and marvellous music will spill out of books and across the town’s streets. From July 7th to 10th,...

Welcome to the jungle Easter party

Is pantomine just for Christmas?  Oh no it isn't! Although I have to admit that when the two eldest minis and I were guests of the New Theatre Royal for last night's evening performance of its current production, The Jungle Book, it was the first time we'd been in the...

Easter panto show must finally go on

It’s third-time lucky for the New Theatre Royal in Lincoln as they finally present their Easter Pantomime, The Jungle Book, from Friday, April 8th to Saturday, April 16th. The Jungle Book was ready to take audiences on a theatrical adventure at the Clasketgate venue...

Enjoy a psychedelic fairytale world of pantomime escapism

We could all use a little extra sparkle and jolliness in our lives right now and thankfully the festive season also brings an added bit of theatrical magic with it too. If you want to be transported into a world away from our own where larger than life characters...

Stick Man’s adventures delight young audience

Songs, dancing, puppetry, colourful characters and comical adventures - the children who watched Julia Donaldson's tale of Stick Man brought to life on stage by Freckle Productions in Lincoln today (November 26th) were treated to a particularly fun start to their...

Make all your pantomime wishes come true

Are we ready to enjoy a little panto magic this year?  Oh yes we are! Jamie Marcus Productions Ltd had been entertaining Lincoln with its traditional pantomimes at Lincoln Drill for 14 years until last year its well-loved programme of songs, laughs and visual...

Tale as old as time welcomes new star

A new star and popular favourites were getting ready to take to a Lincoln stage yesterday when the New Theatre Royal hosted its winter pantomime press launch. Jake Quickenden (The X Factor, I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, Dancing on Ice) will star in Beauty &...

Town to transform into giant playground

Newark is pulling out all the stops for local families this "staycation summer" as it’s set to be overtaken by fun with a town-centre Family Play Day this Sunday (August 15th, 2021). Organised by Newark Creates, there are events taking place from 10am to 3pm at Newark...

Marvellous machines, creating kindness and bedtime stories…

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#30DaysWild 2021 – Week One

It's that time of year again when The Wildlife Trusts challenge everyone to do one wild thing each day throughout the month of June. "That’s 30 simple, fun and exciting Random Acts of Wildness". I always intend to be a lot more prepared than I am but as usual any...

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