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1 Nov-23 Dec 2019

Christmas Dinner at the Fuel Tank

Beat the seasonal rush! Where better to get together with friends and colleagues and celebrate Christmas than the stylish Fuel Tank? Check out our sensational seasonal menu. Places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

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5 November 2019

The Nutcracker
Newark Palace Theatre

Russian National Ballet returns to the UK to enchant you with the delightful production of The Nutcracker. The Nutcracker – a charming and kindly fairy tale is one of the jewels of Tchaikovsky’s repertoire.

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10 November 2019

The BIG Xmas Market
Grantham Meres Leisure Centre


The ultimate Christmas shopping event.

* All the gift ideas you could need under one roof and all from local sellers!
* 60+ stalls of beautiful, unique and bespoke gift ideas for all the family and all budgets.
* Food and refreshments available and entertainment provided for your children.

Adults £1.50
Children – FREE

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14 November 2019

Holme Pierrepont
Xmas Fair


Join us for the daytime Christmas Fair in the stunning setting of Holme Pierrepont Hall.

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15 November 2019

Wymondham Windmill
Winter Shopping Evening


Back by popular demand!
A local event where you can do all your Christmas Gift Shopping. The Wood Boutique & Melinda Designs have lots of novel & unique gift ideas for all ages.
Free entry & parking
Tearoom open for teas, coffees & meals as normal.

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16 November 2019

Bingham Christmas Fair

We are excited to invite you to the return of our Christmas Craft Fair at Bingham Library on Saturday 16 Nov, 10am – 12pm!

You’ll find a variety of crafts including jewellery, decorations, wooden toys & novelties, cards, gifts and more. Come along with your friends and family to start your seasonal celebrations.

Entry is FREE

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17 November 2019

Christmas Craft Fair

Old Brickyard Tea Garden

FREE entry and parking – over 30 stalls all under cover
Unique hand crafted quality gifts
Country crafts, artists work, greeting cards, pottery, jewellery, fabric gifts, garden gifts, tasty treats, craft demonstrations, homemade soup, cakes, refreshments and much more …

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20 November 2019

Xmas Lights Switch on with
Georgina Toffolo @ The Engine Yard


The Engine Yard will will be celebrating the start of the festive season on Thursday 20th November, free entry for all. GEORGINA TOFFOLO, winner of ‘I’m A CELEBRITY GET ME OUT OF HERE’

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20 Nov-22 Dec 2019

Santa’s Grotto @ The Engine Yard

Booking required

Santa will be once again stopping off at the Engine Yard with his happy little helpers and reindeer friends!

Ticket price: £10 per child (includes maximum two adults attending)

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Santa Claus brought gifts for Christmas. Santa is placing gift boxes under Christmas tree

20 Nov-24 Nov 2019

Belvoir’s Golden Button Fair @ The Engine Yard

Commencing with the Duchess’s Charity Reception in aid of Hope Against Cancer held at 3pm on Wednesday 20th November 2019 the Fair will run daily from 10am until 5pm Thursday to Sunday 24th November and feature 60 individually curated stalls selling a vast range of exclusive and classical fashion and original gifts.

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23 November 2019

Wymondham Windmill
Xmas Market

Join us for our fantastic Christmas Market on Saturday the 23rd of November where lots of lovely local businesses & crafters will be selling a wonderful array of Christmas Gifts & the tearoom will be serving lots of treats.

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23 November 2019

St Wulfram’s Christmas Fayre

Community Books Ltd are proud to be returning to the magnificent location of St Wulfram’s Church for our 6th annual festive fayre.

We will have our Christmas raffle and tombola raising money for The Cystic Fibrosis Trust.
Plus games including tinsel tug, treasure hunt guess my name, books, cakes, cards, crafts and our xmas essentials, raising money for deserving good causes in our local community.

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28 Nov – 1 Dec 2019

Christmas at Burghley

Our biggest ever Christmas Fair, with the special Angel Fair, will offer a unique opportunity to find perfect gifts in the beautiful Elizabethan surrounding of the Chestnut Courtyard and Brewhouse.

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26 Nov – 5 Jan 2020

Mansion at Christmas
Belton House 

Immerse yourself in the jazz age as the great house welcomes High Society’s bright young things for a mysterious ‘Saturday-to-Monday’ party, sparkling with Art Deco style.

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29 November 2019

Xmas Lights Switch on with
Melton Mowbray
All day

The Melton Mowbray Christmas Weekend opens at 9am on Friday 29th November with local live performances from schools, choirs and local artists.

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29 November 2019

Bingham Xmas Fair

Christmas market for all the family, stalls, local entertainment and much more.


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30 Nov 

Hose Christmas Bazar

Hose Christmas Bazaar. Saturday 30th November 2019 5pm to 6.30pm at Hose Church….a lovely way to kickstart the festivities with a variety of gift stalls, children’s crafts, mulled wine and (of course) a chance for the children to meet the big man himself and put in their Christmas wish lists!!!

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30 Nov 

Christmas Gift Fair
Melton Mowbray Market

Get your Christmas Shopping off to a flying start with a great selection of bespoke and unique Christmas Gifts on offer.

More details can be found on our website

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29 Nov – 1 Dec 2019

Belvoir Countryside & Equestrian Fair

The Countryside Christmas Fair is a free admission event comprising 75 stalls selling clothing and accessories, tack and sporting equipment, and interior design and homewares suitable for people who enjoy and celebrate a countryside lifestyle.

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30 Nov – 1 Dec 2019

Lincolnshire Food & Gift Fair

Lincolnshire Food & Gift Fair returns for a festive weekend packed full of fun for all of the family. Now in its 19th year, it’s one of the biggest in the county – and it’s all indoors!

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30 Nov 2019

Geese & Fountain Christmas Fayre

Come and browse stalls from local craftspeople, find perfect presents for family and friends, indulge in mince pies and mulled wine, and pick up a ‘Beer Advent Calendar’ into the bargain!

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1 Dec 2019

Santa Fun Run & Walk

Belvoir Castle

Dove Cottage Day Hospice hosts its 5th Santa Fun Run & Walk on Sunday, 1st December in the beautiful grounds of Belvoir Castle.

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1 Dec 2019

Nag’s Head Xmas Fair

Nag’s Christmas Fair.
Stalls selling clothing, gifts, accessories, candles, perfume, chocolates, dog treats, wooden carvings & lots more!
Plus live Christmas music from Claire L Shaw!

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1 Dec 2019

Norwood Park

Xmas Market

Enjoy a wonderfully curated shopping experience, like no other. Discover over 50 local designers, boutiques and craft stalls offering a selection of stylish festive gifts, fashion & accessories, handmade toys and so much more.

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1 Dec 2019

Santa Fun Run & Walk

Wyndham Park

The 2019 Grantham Santa Fun Run and Walk is a 2.5k route, with an optional extension to 5k. The route is set around the Wyndham and Queen Elizabeth Parks in Grantham and will take place on Sunday 1th December 2019

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5-8 December 2019

Lincoln Christmas Market


The 37th annual Lincoln Christmas Market will be back this year, bigger and more magical than ever.

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6-8 December 2019

Belvoir Castle Christmas Extravaganza

The stunning interiors will be decked & dressed for Christmas with sparkles and spectacularly decorated Christmas trees.

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Belvoir Castle in the snow (1)

6-7 December 2019

Christmas Art Exhibition – Kooroon Gallery, Bottesford

Bringing local artists together to celebrate Christmas. Kooroon Galley, Bottesford.

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6-8 December 2019

Belvoir Castle Food & Drink Fair

We’re inviting you to join us on the weekend of Friday, Saturday and Sunday 6th, 7th and 8th December 2019 for the Belvoir ‘Christmas Treats’ Food and Drinks Festival to sample both local produce and the best seasonal food the world’s food and drinks producers can offer.

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8 December 2019

Xmas Wreath Making Workshop
Whatton Jubilee Hall

Learn to make a festive wreath and a beautiful fresh flower table centrepiece, at a one day workshop on Sunday 8th Dec at Whatton Jubilee Hall.

You’ll come away with two stunning decorations for your home that will last all the way through Christmas.  A stunning wreath for your door and a beautiful table decoration, plus the satisfaction of having made them yourself.

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12 December 2019

Dirty Duck Christmas Quiz


Just £1 per person to enter.
Festive jumpers almost compulsory!

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14 December 2019

2pm & 7pm

Lincoln Cathedral

Join us for two performances of this classic, festive favourite, at 2pm and 7pm. Both take place in the stunning Cathedral Chapter House Performed by the Lincoln Cathedral Choristers and harpist Louise Thomson

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15 December 2019

Blokes Shopping Day & Classic Car Meet


Over 60 classic & vintage cars meet in the town centre for this unique event.

FREE Christmas Gift Wrapping Service & Free pint/coffee vouchers courtesy of the ‘Melton Elves!’ Live music from 103 The Eye.

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