Dec
16
Sat
An Audience With Father Christmas
Dec 16 all-day

Experience the magic of Christmas at Lincoln Castle by joining Father Christmas in the Victorian setting of the Bath House at the Castle. Sit back and listen to stories of Christmases past. Every child will receive a Victorian style gift and have the opportunity to share their Christmas wishes. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment. Each adult ticket includes a free hot drink from Langton’s café at Lincoln Castle. Times: 10.15am, 11.30am, 12.45pm, 2pm and 3.15pm each day. Admission: Child £8, adults £6.00. Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill, Lincoln, LN1 3AA. Tel: 01522 554559.

Lincoln Parkrun
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

This 5km run is against the clock. It’s free to take part, but please register before your first run (www.parkrun.co.uk) and print a copy of your barcode. Boultham Park, Lincoln, LN6 7SS.

Junior Squash Coaching
Dec 16 @ 9:45 am – 11:20 am

Squash coaching at Lindum Squash Club with two England ranked qualified coaches. Everyone welcome and all abilities catered for. No booking required, just turn up on the day. Beginners 09.45 – 10.30 and advanced players 10.30 – 11.20. Lindum Sports Association, St. Giles Avenue, Lincoln, LN2 4PE. Contact Fran and Carolyn on 07885 542878 for information or by email: franandcarolyn@live.co.uk

Washingborough Outdoor Christmas Market
Dec 16 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

At The Ferry Boat public house. Free admission,  family fun, carol singing, mulled wine, mince pies, visit Santa, gifts, crafts, stocking fillers, pocket money toys, tombola, raffle and much more. Enquiries 07812 749408. 4 High Street, Washingborough, Lincoln, LN4 1AZ.

Lost and Found
Dec 16 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Little Blue Monster Productions. What is a boy to do when a little, lost penguin shows up at his door? Find out where it comes from, of course, and return it safely home. A magical story from award-winning picture book creator, Oliver Jeffers, this brand new adaptation will warm up even the very coldest of winter days. Age Guide: 3 years+ Tickets £8.50 Family Ticket [4] £30.00 Please book family tickets through the Box Office: 01522 883311 (Not available online). The Terry O’Toole Theatre, North Hykeham, LN6 9AX.

Christmas Concert
Dec 16 @ 7:30 pm

Horncastle and District Choral Society’s Christmas concert includes Vivaldi’s Gloria, Cecilia McDowall’s A Winter’s Night and a selection of carols. There’ll be a warm church and a warm welcome, and the opportunity to sing a couple of carols, too, to help get the audience into the Christmas spirit. Tickets are £7 each, to include refreshments and are available from choir members, at the door, or to reserve, tel: 01526 353186. St Mary’s Church, Church Lane, Horncastle, LN9 5HW.

Dec
17
Sun
An Audience With Father Christmas
Dec 17 all-day

Experience the magic of Christmas at Lincoln Castle by joining Father Christmas in the Victorian setting of the Bath House at the Castle. Sit back and listen to stories of Christmases past. Every child will receive a Victorian style gift and have the opportunity to share their Christmas wishes. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment. Each adult ticket includes a free hot drink from Langton’s café at Lincoln Castle. Times: 10.15am, 11.30am, 12.45pm, 2pm and 3.15pm each day. Admission: Child £8, adults £6.00. Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill, Lincoln, LN1 3AA. Tel: 01522 554559.

Hemswell Sunday Market
Dec 17 @ 6:30 am – 3:00 pm

One of the largest Sunday market and carboot sales in the country with over 800 stalls trading each week. Located, near Caenby Corner at the junction of the A15 and A631 and 10 miles from the M180. Parking available. Caenby Corner, DN21 5TJ.

Lincoln & District Indoor Bowling Club
Dec 17 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 pm

The Club is one of the largest and most modern in England boasting facilities that are second to none. Come along and give indoor bowls a try; it’s a family sport that anyone can play and at £1.50 per hour it’s very affordable. All levels of competition are catered for – from beginners to World Champions. Coaching is available on Wednesdays and Sundays at 4.30pm and Saturdays at 9am – No need to book. Details of Membership are available from Danny Brown on 01522 526237. Hall Drive, Lincoln, LN6 7SW. Tel: 01522 526237.

Boston Festive Market
Dec 17 @ 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Enjoy Boston Festive Market and finish your Christmas shopping in the town’s shops. After the market there will be a free afternoon screening of Elf in the Stump. Boston Market Place,  PE21 6EH. Telephone: 01205314200.