Spring 2022: Arts Around Town & Grantham Youth Fest

WELCOME BACK EVENTS

As part of a programme of events for 2022, SKDC is running a series of arts days for young people and families, during February half term.

With help from Welcome Back funding, SKDC's Arts and Cultural Services team are taking events out into the district's four main towns. This initiative aims to increase footfall in town centres whilst also supporting artists and freelancers with a programme of exciting and engaging work.

These events are funded by the Welcome Back Fund. The scheme, backed by the European Regional Development Fund, was established to support local authority projects designed to help the recovery of town centres. The Welcome Back Fund is providing councils across England a share of £56 million from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) to support the safe return to high streets and help build back better from the pandemic.

 

Arts Around Town - In the Deepings

Wednesday 16 February 10am to 3pm

Pop up arts activities in the market area, Deepings Community Library and Community Centre. Enjoy arts and crafts, music, storytelling and more with some famous book characters popping up through out the day. All welcome.

Storytelling with Under the Bed Theatre: Deepings Library

  • 11am, 1pm, 2.30pm; Book your free slot to avoid disappointment.

Inspire Dance Display: Wednesday Market. 10.30am

Darling Princess Parties: Deepings Community Centre

  • Frozen workshops - 10am, 10.30am 11am
  • Encanto workshops - 1.30pm, 2pm, 2.30pm

30 min slots pre booking advised

Nature Elly - Puppet Show: Deepings Community Centre

A Barmpot Theatre production, in association with Little Angel Theatre

Shows at 11.30am and 1.30pm

Book your free places to avoid disappointment at
https://www.stamfordartscentre.com/whats-on/all-shows/arts-around-town-the-deepings/12371

Elly runs the best little farm in Lincolnshire, but not everything is going to plan. The corn has been trampled, all the apples have vanished and there's hay everywhere! What could have happened? Come and help Elly and Bob the Pheasant fix the farm in time to save the harvest, and discover the secrets of the mystery animal hiding in the haystack. Nature Elly is full of interactive fun, beautifully written original music and a cast of stunning and adorable animal puppets for little ones to meet. Created by award-winning Barmpot Theatre (creators of the theatre show Penguinpig), in association with Little Angel Theatre, and commissioned by Lincolnshire One Venues and SO Festival.

 

Arts Around Town - Bourne: CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER WARNINGS

Friday 18 February, 10am to 3pm

Free events - drop in!

Arts Around Bourne will be taking place in and around the Old Town Hall, the Corn Exchange and the Darby & Joan Hall at the Well Head as well as in the pedestrian precincts of the town.

Families will be able to enjoy and take part in music, street theatre, workshops and other performances, some of which will be linked to 'Bourne in Lights', a new event that will be happening on 19 March.

There will also be a temporary skateboarding park near the Corn Exchange for anyone to come and learn or practice skateboarding and scooter skills.

Skateboard and scooter park open:

  • 10-11am - beginners
  • 11-12 - competent/advanced
  • 12-1pm - beginners
  • 1-2pm - competent/advanced
  • 2-3pm - beginners

Helmets must be worn by all participants - bring your own scooter or skateboard or borrow one.

 

Arts Around Town - Stamford: CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER WARNINGS

Friday 18th February, 10am to 3pm

Start at Stamford Arts Centre to find out what's happening across town!

Street Art, music, dance, performance, guided walks and arts and crafts will be all be on offer in this exciting event at various venues across Stamford suitable for the whole family. Local artists will be working together on a piece of temporary public art. Watch out for the roaming bird choir

St George's Church Centre Cheyne Lane

Play the Junk Orchestra and make your own instrument drop in

Barn Hill Methodist Church 

Workshop with music legend, Xidus Pain Pre book your free place here

Drop-in Beatboxing sessions with Skilly Skillz and Hip hop & breakin with Sin Cru

Stamford Town Hall

Diddy disco, storytelling and drop-in craft sessions

Front of Stamford Library

Live Street Art Paint Jam by KORP/ NYCES/ KATIE SCOTT/ AMANDA RIGBY

AT THE ARTS CENTRE

 

Youth Fest - Grantham: POSTPONED TO SATURDAY 26 MARCH

Saturday 19 February, 10am to 3pm

A temporary skateboarding park, street art, music and entertainment will all be on offer in Grantham Market Place.  Bring your scooter or skateboard along and have a go!

Colourful street art/graffiti wall will be created during the day and there will prizes and surprises, so bring the whole family!

Skateboard and scooter park open:

  • 10-11am - beginners
  • 11- 12 - competent/advanced

  • 12 - 1pm - beginners

  • 1-2pm - competent/advanced

  • 2-3pm - beginners

Helmets must be worn by all participants - bring your own scooter or skateboard or borrow one.