Fair rolls into Stamford this weekend

Stamford's Mid Lent Fair arrives in town this weekend (10/11 March) with around 90 rides and attractions, opening on Monday (12 March) until the following Saturday.

The fair is being officially opened by Cllr Tony Story, Mayor of Stamford, at 6pm on Monday at The Waltzers ride on Broad Street and discount vouchers for adults and children are available at South Kesteven's District Council's Stamford office on Maiden Lane.

Saturday road closures from 5pm will affect Bath Row, Gooches Court, Castle Dyke, Red Lion Square, Cattlemarket Car Park and Castle Street until 6am on Sunday.  All vehicles must vacate these areas by 5pm on Saturday.

Organiser South Kesteven District Council has warned that access and egress to Bath Row, Castle Dyke and Warrene's Keep properties will be restricted to allow showmen to arrive from 6pm onwards on Saturday.

On Sunday, road closures remain in place for a week from 12 noon until 6.00am on Sunday 18 March, affecting Broad Street, Red Lion Street, Crown Street, Star Lane and Newgates.  All vehicles are to be removed from this area by 12 noon on Sunday 11 March.

The fair then moves overnight to Grantham, opening up at 2pm on Sunday 18 until Wed 21 March.


For media enquiries:

Email the SKDC communications team at pr@southkesteven.gov.uk or phone 01476 406498 or 406440.