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Wedding Packages from just £650

If you want to make an impression on your big day then look no further than the Guildhall which now has two rooms licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships - The Guildhall’s Grand Victorian Ballroom and The Newton Room. With its impressive clock tower,

licensed bar, professional kitchen

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and lift access, the Ballroom has

features and courtyard garden,

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The Guildhall is the perfect setting

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for any special occasion.

Room can seat 50 for a ceremony.

The newly re-painted ballroom

Reception buffets are available

can be set up to suit your needs,

from the Guildhall Coffee Shop or

seating up to 120 guests for a

if you would prefer a hot meal, the

ceremony and reception dinner

Ballroom’s adjoining kitchen can be

and up to 180 for a party. With a

hired for use by a certified caterer.

staircase,

portable stage, sprung dance floor, To arrange a viewing, check availability or make a booking, contact Tracy Purdy - Tel: 01476 406159 or email t.purdy@southkesteven.gov.uk


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& Join In The Celebrations!

With both the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and The 2012 Olympics on the horizon, there’s plenty to look forward to this summer and to help you celebrate, we’ve got a great line-up of music, drama, dance, film, talks and workshops for you to enjoy whether at the Guildhall in our intimate theatre or on the big stage at The Meres Leisure Centre. Look out for the highlighted Jubilee and Olympic events to really help you get in the mood. Don’t forget, you can get all the latest news on our Face Book Page. We hope you enjoy the season.

meres Live

Meres

Meres Live is our series of fantastic events at the Meres Leisure Centre featuring big names and great entertainment. This season we’ve got top-draw comedy with Jimmy Carr: Gagging Order, 70s rock legends 10cc and the return of the ultimate show for party-night entertainment, The Magic of Motown.

First Time? If so, once you’ve joined our mailing list, we’ll send you a voucher for two free tickets to a Guildhall Promoted Show of your choice. We value your custom and like to say thank-you! Subject to availability.

Updates, Offers and Competitions… Join our Email List Today! Keep in touch and get the chance to win tickets every month by signing up to our email list. Visit our website and fill in the subscription form – it’s that easy!

Sponsorship Opportunities!

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Take advantage of the Guildhall’s positive profile and its reach within the community by becoming a sponsor of the Live Season or the programme of events at The Meres. For a Guildhall and Meres Sponsorship Package, contact Claire Carrington Tel: 01476 406160 or email c.carrington@southkesteven.gov.uk.

Film Season Jubilee Discount’ Buy 5 film tickets and get 2 free! This season we’ve got an award-winning, star-studded series of films for you to enjoy. ‘To make the most of them, book for a whole series of evening films at once and get two of your tickets absolutely free! The Iron Lady (12A) Mon 14 May War Horse (12A) Mon 28 May The Artist (PG) Mon 18 June My Week With Marilyn (PG) Mon 2 July Golden Fables – Olympic Film Mon 9 July Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (15) Thu 12 July The Help (12A) Mon 16 July

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The Guildhall is in

LOV!

lincolnshireonevenues.com The Guildhall is part of Lincolnshire One Venues – an Arts Council funded network of venues working together to bring you the very best in live entertainment and art around the county. Promoting great quality, new work and home-grown talent – LOV is a wonderful thing! If you want to be in LOV too, visit the website or: Text LOV to 88802. Sign-up texts will be charged at your standard sms message rate. You will not be charged for receiving messages.

Join D2E youth Theatre Today! Make friends, have fun and get creative with Down To Earth Guildhall Youth Drama! Here’s what to expect once you become a member… • a full-scale show with the support of our technical and marketing staff • a structured programme of activity • a membership card which allows you and a parent / friend entry to any Guildhall Promoted Show for just £3.50! • 20% off the price of our Nearly Instant Theatre Session (NITS) performance workshops for 6 to 16 years during half-terms and holidays • the chance to review at least one Guildhall Promoted Show per season • access to visiting professional companies and the resident staff’s expertise • certifi cates for each stage of the programme completed • the chance to take part in youth drama festivals including ‘Gravity Fields’ – a massive new festival starting in Grantham in September 2012!

Discount Deals and Group Savings Book more than 10 seats for any Guildhall promoted show and get the 11th ticket free! Also look out for our family group deals and student concessions on selected shows. Subject to availability. Not all deals are available online.

artscene membership Get a discount off all Guildhall Arts Centre and Stamford Arts Centre promoted events. The more you see, the more you save! Membership lasts for 12 months from the date of joining and the rates are: Individual

£18.50

Double

£23.50

D2E youth Theatre Summer Term After the hugely successful Prologue Film Project and production of West Side Story in the spring, this summer D2E are devising three mini-plays to be performed outdoors as part of The Gravity Fields Festival in September 2012 – a fabulous arts and science festival focusing on Isaac Newton. In addition, the Gravity Fields project team are providing artists to work with D2E during the summer holidays to produce a piece of theatrical artwork with which the group will join the festival’s processional finale through the town centre.

D2E Festival Project ‘Isaac – Boy Genuis’ A hated stepfather, a mother he couldn’t forgive, a school that didn’t understand him and the chemist’s daughter who saved him... This is your chance to tell the story of the real Isaac Newton from abandoned child and troubled teenager to university student with the world at his feet. This is your chance to bring the young Isaac Newton to life!

For more information contact Anna Wilson Tel: 01476 406158, the Box Office 01476 406158 or email a.wilson@southkesteven.gov.uk


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Taking Part - Regular Classes D2E

First Notes with

youth Drama with Fiona Kimberley-Pope

SoundLINCS Mondays in term time 10.30am – 11.30am

2 to 5 yrs

£2.00

For children, parents and carers, the aim of this workshop is to build skills and confidence in music making, give children the opportunity to explore different instruments and experience rhythm and dynamics.

Junior 8 to 10 years

£3.00 per session Tuesdays 4.30pm to 5.30pm

Intermediate 11 to 13 yrs

£3.50 per session Fridays 5.00pm to 6.30pm

Senior 14 plus

£4.00 per session Thursdays 7.00pm to 9.00pm

For more details contact the Box Office on Tel: 01476 406158.

Grantham Occasional Orchestra Saturdays: 12 May, 9 June, 7 July 9.30am – 12.30pm £7.00

Full details can also be found at guildhallartscentre. com/home/youth-theatre/d2e

All you need is your instrument and a music stand to join this dedicated and friendly group of amateur musicians who meet and enjoy playing together.

Come and Learn To Dance!

Readers Group

ann Gibbons Dance Tel: 01949 843950

Meets second Wednesday of the month

Mondays

7.30pm

Got ‘Strictly’ fever and want to learn to dance or try out more routines? Whether you’re young or old, a beginner or more advanced - we’ve got a class for you. The atmosphere is fun and friendly and you’ll have a great time learning new steps and the skills to take to the floor with confidence. So come along and let’s get going! It’s Fun! It’s ‘Fab-u-lous!’

If you enjoy reading but feel frustrated because there is no one to discuss books with, join our Reader’s Group and you’ll get the chance to talk about a variety of texts with likeminded people.

Ballroom & Latin american

Grantham Writers

Juniors 7+ years 6.00pm to 6.45pm

£4.00

(or £17.50 for 5 weeks)

Starter Session 7.00pm to 7.30pm

£20 per person for 4 wk course

Course of 4 x 30 minutes lessons in Ballroom and Latin basics Personal tuition - limited numbers

adult Intermediate & advanced 7.30pm to 8.30pm

£6.00

adult Improvers 8.30pm to 9.30pm

£6.00

£1.00

Third Monday of the Month 7.30pm to 9.30pm This friendly group is open to adults who find it helpful to discuss their manuscripts with other writers. Turn up on any third Monday of the month to meet the group and find out more. For more information on any workshops at the Guildhall, call the Box Office: 01476 406158


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Terence Rattigan’s ‘The Deep Blue Sea’

The Mayor’s Gala Evening

Literature at Lunchtime with Dr Jane Mackay

Variety / Guildhall Promoted Friday 4 May 7.30pm for 8.00 start to 11.30pm

Talk / Guildhall Promoted Thursday 3 May 12 noon

Award-winning Stacey Kent is a sublime singer, rightly famed for her peerless interpretations of the Great American Songbook with fresh interpretations of some of the most emblematic songs in her repertoire, including ‘The Best Is Yet To Come’, ‘They Can’t Take That Away From Me’ and ‘It Might As Well Be Spring’. She also revisits the classic French songs, ‘Ces Petits Riens’, ‘Samba Saravah’ and ‘Jardin d’Hiver’ and features two new compositions by her husband, saxophonist and the album’s producer Jim Tomlinson with lyrics by the novelist Kazuo Ishiguro - author of Remains of the Day. £17.00 / £16.00

2011 was Rattigan’s centenary year which has meant we have since been spoiled for choice in new productions of his plays. ‘The Deep Blue Sea’ is one of his best - a totally revealing and honest play about the disruptive nature of passion and its relationship to the deeper one of love. Come along and discover more... £5.50 / £5.00

Don’t miss this fantastic showcase of local talent featuring some of Grantham’s hottest acts including Grantham School of Dance, Timothy Poole – winner of Rotary Young Talent Competition 2011 – Lauren Green, Premier Cru, Imogen Gray, Dennis Hannant and performers from D2E Guildhall Youth Drama.

Blithe Spirit By Noel Coward St Peters Hill Players Drama / Amateur Wednesday 9 to Saturday 12 May 7.30pm

£10.00

Stacey Kent & Her Musicians Music / Guildhall Promoted Saturday 5 May 7.30pm

Stacey Kent: Sat 5 May, 7.30pm

The year is 1941 and a botched séance by a misguided medium leaves writer Charles Condomine haunted by the ghost of his first wife Elvira - much to the annoyance of his second and current wife Ruth. The result is that poor Charles unwillingly becomes an ‘astral bigamist’, with the two most important women in his life determined to have him to themselves - at any cost. Wed to Fri £9.50 / £8.50 Sat £9.50


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The William Jewell College Choir USA

The Iron Lady: Mon 14 May, 2.00pm & 7.30pm

Grantham Music Club Wednesday 16 May 7.30pm The Concert Choir, conducted by Dr. Arnold Epley - professor of music and director of choral studies - is the college’s premier vocal group. There has been choral music on the campus of William Jewell College for over one hundred years, a tradition which has been shaped in recent years by some very fine musicians and singers. The choir is a 40-voice ensemble of upperlevel students representing almost every major offered at the college. Please Note: this concert is at St Wulfram’s Church, Grantham

The Iron Lady (12A) Film / Guildhall Promoted Monday 14 May 2.00pm and 7.30pm Director: Phyllida Lloyd Cast: Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Richard E Grant Running time: 105 minutes This is the compelling story of Margaret Thatcher, a woman who smashed through the barriers of gender and class to be heard in a male-dominated world. Awards: Meryl Streep, Best Actress award at the Oscars, Golden Globes and Baftas Matinee Evening

£3.50/ £2.50 £4.50/ £3.50

Belly Dancing: Tue 15 May, 7.30pm

Belly Dancing with Ms Jae Workshop / Guildhall Promoted Tuesday 15 May 7.30pm to 9.30pm Move your body to fabulous rhythms and exotic music in this Turkish Belly Dance Workshop for all levels. It’s low impact, a great calorie-burner and most importantly - lots of fun! Wear a close fitting top and lightweight long skirt, gym trousers or leggings (no need to bare your belly) or if you fancy dressing up, go for it. Ms Jae qualified in The Middle East and instructs in the UK, Middle East and on the high seas.

In aid of Grantham Music Club and St Wulfram’s Church £10.00 / £7.00 Music Club Members £1.00 students

May Ball with Ann Gibbons Dance Social / Hire Saturday 19 May 8.00pm to 11.30pm

There will be another session on Friday 7 September 7.00pm – 9.00pm £7.50 William Jewell Choir: Wed 16 May, 7.30pm

For a sensational evening of Ballroom, Latin and Sequence dancing come to the May Ball with Ann Gibbons in the Guildhall’s grand Victorian ballroom. Treat yourself to an evening of fun and laughter, dance your way through the night and enjoy drinks and a first class buffet! £14.50 Finger buffet included Bar open until 11.00pm


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The 39 Steps

An Apple for My Love

Grantham Dramatic Society

Eclipse

Drama /Amateur Wednesday 23 to Saturday 26 May 7.30pm

MIQP

Music in Quiet Places / Guildhall Promoted Thursday 31 May 7.30pm St Andrew’s Church, Billingborough Music, Songs, Dance and Legends of the British Isles Would you rather dance from London to Norwich with a Shakespearian actor? Obey your father or follow your heart? Choose a cruel sister over a fair one? Could you resist following a bardic harper into battle? And if you met a female pirate, would you live to tell the tale? Come and find out with Eclipse’s feast of Irish jigs, English folk songs, Celtic legends, baroque grounds and Purcell songs. Joined by dancer Steven Player and tenor, Nicholas Hurndall Smith An Apple For My Love has been hailed for ‘generous measures of outrageous virtuosity balanced with some of the most sublime and beautiful singing I have ever heard’.

A riotously funny stage adaptation of John Buchan’s gripping whodunit. When a woman is found dead in his flat, Richard Hannay must escape the police, flee to Scotland and protect Britain from German spies. One of Britain’s most spell-binding adventures - legendary scenes include the chase on the Flying Scotsman, the escape on the Forth Bridge, the bi-plane crash and the death-defying finale at the London Palladium. Olivier award-winning adaptation by Patrick Barlow, from the novel by John Buchan, from the movie of Alfred Hitchcock and an original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon. Wednesday: £8.00 / £7.00 All Other Nights: £9.00 / £8.00 Get £1.00 off full price tickets for groups of 8 plus War Horse, Wed 28 May, 2.00pm, 7.30pm

£12.00 / £11.00 concessions & Artscene members £7.00 under 16s Series Discount: £55.00 / £50.00 concessions & Artscene members

War Horse (12A)

Equus

Film / Guildhall Promoted Monday 28 May May, 2.00pm & 7.30pm

Drama / Guildhall Promoted London Classic Theatre Wednesday 30 May 7.30pm

Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, David Kross, David Thewlis, Emily Watson, Jeremy Irvine Running time: 146 mins An epic tale for all ages set against a sweeping canvas of rural England and Europe, this film is an odyssey of joy and sorrow, passionate friendship and high adventure. Adapted from the book by Michael Morpurgo, War is a great story of friendship and war. Matinee Evening

£3.50 / £2.50 £4.50 / £3.50

In a Hampshire stable, a youth blinds six horses with a metal spike. Convicted of this appalling crime, seventeen-yearold Alan Strang is sent to a secure psychiatric hospital where the child psychiatrist probes his past forcing him to relive the events of that terrible night. Inspired by a true story, Peter Shaffer’s unique psychological thriller explores the complex relationships between worship, myth and sexuality. ‘…quite simply, this is the kind of show for which awards are given…’ What’s On Stage £12.00 / £10.00 / £8.50 students Equus: Wed 30 May, 7.30pm


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Celebrate the Jubilee! Fun Workshops for Kids 5 to 12 yrs Saturday 2 June

make your Own Crown 10.00am to 12 noon Celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee in style by making a spectacular, jewel encrusted crown or delicate wire and flower tiara with Carol Parker from Unique Cottage Studios.

make your Own Flag 1.00pm to 3.00pm Create a stunning flag to wave at your street party using stencils, stamps and paint on pre-printed fabric with Carol Parker from Unique Cottage Studios. Please wear old clothes or bring an apron. Under 7s should be accompanied by an adult. £12.00 per session (accompanying adults free)

Tom mcConville & David Newey

The Wizard of Oz

Music / Guildhall Promoted Friday 1 June 7.30pm

Family / Guildhall Promoted Wednesday 6 June 2.30pm 3yrs +

BBC award-winning fiddle player and singer Tom McConville and unique guitarist David Newey are internationally renowned for their fiery, heart-stopping performances. Tom, who won BBC Folk Musician of the Year in 2009, is an original fiddle player blending traditional music from his home town of Newcastle with Irish, American and Scottish influences. 2003 Radio 2 Young Folk Wward finalist David’s guitar playing is unique and unrivalled, encompassing both the flat-pick and finger-style techniques blurring the boundaries between acoustic and electric styles, coaxing out sounds normally associated with rock and roll, jazz and country. £12.00 / £10.00

Image musical Theatre

Based on Frank Baum’s original story; Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion all follow the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City and Oz. After many adventures and the defeat of a wicked witch, the friends are given much more than they originally requested. However - will Dorothy & Toto get back home to Kansas? With excellent original new music, superb costumes, ingenious scenery and a great driving action this production is guaranteed to hold the audience spellbound.

Oscar Wilde’s ‘The Happy Prince’ Literature at Lunchtime with Dr Jane mackay Talk / Guildhall Promoted Thursday 7 June 12 noon

£6.50 / £6.00/ £21.00 family of four

This delightful story about love, loneliness and the deeper meaning of true happiness is one of the short stories that Wilde wrote for his own two sons. This classic is suitable for all ages and such is its popularity, has never been out of print since the 1880s. To celebrate the jubilee, come early and enjoy tea and a cake for just ? £5.50 / £5.00


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NITS Get Artistic Nearly Instant Theatre Sessions Workshop Thursday 7 & Friday 8 June 10.00am to 3.30pm

NITS explore the world of all things Arty in this Nearly Instant Theatre Session workshop where participants are encouraged to share their ideas to and turn them into scenes with the help of a leader. Devising the work empowers the young people taking part and leads to a high standard of performance. Having fun and making friends is at the heart of these workshops and drama games help participants gain the confidence to perform. Participants should bring a packed lunch. Performance 3.00pm Friday

O Duo Music in Quiet Places/ Guildhall Promoted Thursday 14 June 7.30pm St Swithun’s Church, Long Bennington

This is an exciting journey through 300 years of music – from Bach to Philip Glass – in the company of two virtuoso percussionists. Their spellbinding performances have been seen and heard on BBC radio and television, the BBC Proms and in the Edinburgh Fringe – winning them two Fringe First awards – as well as on film scores and CDs. Playing marimba, vibraphone and a host of percussion instruments the duo’s performances are a visual treat as well as a highly entertaining musical event. £12.00 / £11.00 concessions & Artscene members £7.00 under 16s Series Discount: £55.00 / £50.00 concessions & Artscene members

for children under seven and their families. Having fun, joining in and dressing up is encouraged so why not come dressed as your favourite animal – all species welcome! Children should be accompanied and supervised by adults at all times.

£25.00 for two days

Supported by Orchestras Live, Lincolnshire County Council and Lincolnshire Music Service

Lullaby

£4.00 / £2.00 Child £10.00 Family of Four

City of London Sinfonia

MIQP

Family Music / Guildhall Promoted Friday 8 June 2.00pm

If They Could See Me Now

Animals are the theme for this wonderful interactive introduction to orchestras and their music. Join City of London Sinfonia and presenter Claire Bloor for a delightful fun filled hour of music specially devised

Variety / Hire Wednesday 13 & Thursday 14 June 7.30pm

Grantham College

After two years of hard work, Grantham College performing arts students are getting ready to leave the nest. Before they fly off to their new universities and places of employment, let them entertain you with a night of song, dance and drama. In a spectacular show you will meet diverse characters including Berlin nightclub girls, a drunken scout master and even Beelzebub himself!

There’s also a chance for you to join in the fun. Come along, have a great night out and see if you can spot the next big West End box-office draw. £5.00 / £2.50

The Charleston Chasers Music / Guildhall promoted The 25th Anniversary Tour Friday 15 June 7.30pm The Charleston Chasers are one of the most authentic and entertaining groups performing hot swing music from the roaring twenties and thirties. The band features ten musicians and a wealth of vocal talent, all of whom bring to the stage the fun and excitement of the period. The show


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The Artist (PG) Film / Guildhall promoted Monday 18 June 2.00pm and 7.30pm Director: Michel Hazanavicius Cast: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman is overflowing with toe-tapping hits from the golden age of the musicals. Led by percussionist/vocalist Debbie Arthurs, The Charleston Chasers have appeared at festivals and theatres around the UK to much acclaim. They are also regulars on BBC Radio. £16.00 / £15.00

Tim Minchin & His Large Band Music / Belton House Friday 15 June 6.00pm for 8.00pm start The National Trust’s first ever outdoor comedy event ‘Trust In Comedy’ will feature comedy rock super star, Tim Minchin performing with a larger band than usual, including, as ever, the ruggedly handsome Brad and Pete! The setting will have a spectacular backdrop, with the stage set in front of the main house. As well as performing around the world, Tim has written music and lyrics for the RSC’s new musical version of Roald Dahl’s ‘Matilda’ which transferred in a shower of 5-star reviews and awards to the West End at the end of 2011 after a sell-out run in Stratford. £29.00 in advance £34.00 on the door

Running time: 100 minutes | Silent film | Black and White Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller, it seems the sky’s the limit and major movie stardom awaits... The Artist tells the story of

Belton Spitfire Prom Music / Belton House Saturday 16 June 6.00pm for 7.30pm start End approx 10.15pm

their interlinked destinies. Awards: Oscar winner for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Original Score, Best Costumes and Best Actor for Jean Dujardin. Matinee Evening

£3.50/ £2.50 £4.50/ £3.50

The Fisherman and the Pearl Lempen Puppets Family / Guildhall Promoted Saturday 23 June 2.00pm 5 yrs +

See the renowned Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra in a spectacular ‘proms in the park’ performance which includes a flypast by the much loved Spitfire and a fantastic firework finale. Bring your own picnic and seating and Belton will provide the rest! In advance: Adult: £29.00 / Child: £20.00 Family: £98.00 On the door: Adult: £34.00 / Child: £25.00 Family: £118.00

The sea is all around us but we know so little about her life. This is the story of a fisherman’s love and a precious gift that gives him knowledge of the creatures below the waves. This is a comic, tragic, yet hopeful story that affects us all with puppetry, masks, storytelling and animation. Made in partnership between Lempen Puppet Theatre and The Marine Conservation Society. Directed by Alison Duddle of Horse & Bamboo. £6.50 / £6.00/ £21.00 family of four


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Copacabana New Youth Theatre Musical / Hire Monday 25 & Tuesday 26 June 8.00pm

MIQP

Florin Ensemble Music in Quiet Place / Guildhall Promoted Thursday 28 June 7.30pm St Andrew’s Church, West Deeping

‘Her name was Lola…’ The unforgettable opening lyric of Barry Manilow’s Grammy Award winning hit song, Copacabana, is the inspiration for this exciting musical. Stephen - an aspiring songwriter - is carried back to the world-famous Copacabana New York nightclub where Lola Lamar - a hopeful showgirl - is launched on the path to stardom with the help of Tony Starr, a bartender with dreams of his own. However, captivated by Lola, the villainous Rico whisks her away to the Tropicana nightclub in Havana. From this exotic world, the performers of New Youth Theatre unravel a tale of old-fashioned love, jealousy, and murder! Book early!

The members of this trio have strong chamber music backgrounds whilst maintaining diverse professional lives elsewhere; Charles as Associate Leader of the BBC Concert Orchestra, Alistair as one of London’s top freelance viola players and Catherine as guest continuo with leading ‘period’ orchestras. Drawing together these varied influences, ‘Florin’ creates thought-provoking interpretations with a distinctive sense of common musicianship. £12.00 / £11.00 concessions & Artscene members £7.00 under 16s Series Discount: £55.00 / £50.00 concessions & Artscene members

£6.50 / £5.50

For more information on New Youth Theatre please call (01522) 787601

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Junior

www.newyouththeatre.co.uk/lincoln

During this stained glass copper foil workshop you will be discovering the techniques to produce colourful sun catchers. With a selection of designs and a large choice of coloured and textured glass, you’ll learn to cut and shape the glass, apply the copper foil and solder your pieces together. Two or three sun catchers are usually completed in a day, giving you something colourful and unique to hang in your window. Equipment and materials provided.

£6.50 /£5.50

£36.00

www.newyouththeatre.oc.uk/lincoln

New Youth Theatre Musical / Hire Wednesday 27 June 8.00pm

Once upon a time, in a faraway land, a young Prince lived in a shining castle. Although he had everything

his heart desired, the Prince was spoiled, selfish and unkind. One winter’s night, an old beggar woman came to the castle and offered him a single rose in return for shelter from the bitter cold… Join New Youth Theatre on their magical production of Disney’s ‘Beauty & the Beast’. Book early!

Stained Glass Copper Country Company Foil Workshop Music / Hire Workshop / Guildhall promoted Saturday 30 June 10.00am to 4.00pm 16 yrs +

Saturday 30 June 7.30pm Voted Britain’s Most Popular Duo on three occasions by readers of the Country Music Round-Up Newspaper, Clive & Sandra have the rare talent


july 2012 Guildhall Arts Centre • Box Office: 01476 406158 • Book Online: www.guildhallartscentre.com of being able to engage with their audience in a way that brings the whole evening together and leaves the audience feeling part of that experience. 2012 sees Country Company in their final year before they retire from the music industry after 40 years of entertaining audiences all over the UK. Don’t miss this opportunity to see this superb act for one last time!

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The Games Spike Theatre Comedy Drama / Guildhall Promoted Wednesday 4 July 7.30pm

£12.00

My Week with Marilyn (PG)

the nature of honour in all its forms. Come and meet Jim as he travels the world in search of a theatre for his own dreams…

Film / Guildhall promoted Monday 2 July 2.00pm and 7.30pm

£5.50 / £5.00

Director: Simon Curtis Cast: Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Kenneth Branagh, Judi Dench, Emma Watson

ensemblebash

Running time: 98 mins Based on the famously missing

The Games is as an ‘undiscovered’ Aristophanes comedy. The show tells the story of three Greek nobodies caught up in a celestial bet between Zeus, Hera and Hercules. Our unwitting heroes: Stanzas (a terrible poet), Darius (the runt of the litter) and Hermaphrodite (born a girl) travel to compete in the ancient Olympics and take on the heroes of the sporting world with epic results for mankind. Created in 2010, ‘The Games’ won Best Production and Best Comedy in The Liverpool Daily Post Readers’ Choice Awards 2010 and was re-written for showcasing at the Edinburgh fringe festival 2011 to much critical acclaim.

Music / Guildhall promoted Thursday 5 July 7.30pm Formed in 1992 and consisting of Chris Brannick, Joby Burgess, Stephen Hiscock and Genevieve Wilkins - this British percussion quartet has forged a reputation as one of the world’s most innovative and groundbreaking chamber ensembles. Using the music of West Africa as both its main repertoire and a guiding spiritual influence, ‘ensemblebash’ mixes contemporary classical, jazz and music theatre into unforgettable performances.

£11.00 / £10.00 / £7.00 students chapter in Colin Clark’s memoir ‘The Prince, the Showgirl and Me’, My Week With Marilyn reveals the enchanted week the then-lowly production assistant spent with the most famous celebrity of the era during the production of the classic 1957 comedy romance The Prince and the Showgirl. Matinee Evening

£3.50 / £2.50 £4.50 / £3.50

Joseph Conrad’s ‘Lord Jim’ Literature at Lunchtime with Dr Jane Mackay Talk / Guildhall Promoted Thursday 5 July 12 noon Published in 1900, this is one of Conrad’s greatest novels and explores

‘ensemblebash, make playing percussion the coolest, noisiest and funniest occupation on earth.’ The Times £14.00 / £12.00 /£7.00 students £30 family of four


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Golden Fables 2012: The Film Film / Guildhall Promoted Monday 9 July 7.30pm

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SongSpinning Juice Music in Quiet Places / Guildhall Promoted Thursday 12 July 7.30pm Church of St Andrew and St Mary, Stoke Rochford

Inspired by Lincolnshire’s myths and legends and themes associated with rural life in 21st century Britain, ‘Golden Fables 2012’ is a multimedia poetic drama commissioned by Cultural Solutions UK for the Cultural Olympiad. This exciting film features National Poet for Wales Gillian Clarke; Scotland Poet Laureate Liz Lochhead, poets Ian McMillan and Joel Stickley; world renowned composers Gabriel Prokofiev and Tim Dalling; the 90strong Desmond & Leah Tutu Peace Choir; award-winning graphic novelist Kate Brown, international actor Colin McFarlane plus a poetic contribution from Bishop Desmond Tutu. The film can also be seen at SO Festival, Skegness on 1 July and Latitude Festival, Suffolk on 14 July 2012. www.goldenfables.co.uk £6.00

Torchbearer by Mary Benzies Stamford Senior Youth Theatre (SSYT) In-House Workshop & Performance Wednesday 10 July Eve is a beacon, a seventeen year old inspiration to friends, family and just about everyone at Superstore Extra. She has been nominated to carry the Olympic flame in the upcoming torch relay, to help spread the light of hope, unity and peace… So why can’t she remember what happened last night? Why do her clothes smell

An enthralling, ear-opening concert of vibrant a cappella music from three vocalists - Kerry Andrews, Sarah Dacey, Anna Snow - who can do ‘anything’ with their voices. The program spans Elizabethan texts, English, American and Norwegian folklore, medieval riddles and African-inspired riffs with songs examining love and modern life featuring music by Gabriel Prokofiev, Roxanna Panfunik, folk star Jim Moray and works by all three singers. Juice are at the forefront of the UK’s experimental/classical scene and have featured on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, BBC Radio 3, Classic FM and performed at the South Bank and Wigmore Hall as well as in festivals and concert series throughout the UK. £12.00 / £11.00 concessions & Artscene members £7.00 under 16s Series Discount: £55.00 / £50.00 concessions & Artscene members

EDge London Contemporary Dance School Dance / Guildhall Promoted Wednesday 11 July 7.30pm of fire and where are Anna and Brian? Torchbearer is a gripping reminder of what can happen when you forget who you are... even for a second. This exciting in-house show and workshop day allows participants to watch the show in the morning – followed by workshops and group performances in the afternoon. This is a fantastic opportunity for young people to work together to create and perform new work. For more information and a teacher’s pack contact anna@ stamfordartscentre.com £5.00 students Free entry for teachers

EDge features a new generation of the most promising contemporary dancers performing commissions by exciting young choreographers. Led by Artistic Director Jeanne Yasko, Edge showcases performances by a strong and diverse ensemble of 12 dancers including new works by internationally acclaimed artists Matthias Sperling (Canada/UK) and James Wilton (UK) performed alongside a specially re-created work by Sasha Waltz (Germany). The programme also includes ‘Alston Takes Cover’, a joint commission by The Place and Dance Umbrella. This unique programme is filled with highlevel energy and technical excellence that pushes the performers to their limits and leaves you on the edge of your seat. Katie Webster performing Tony Adigun’s Unleashed, image by Ivar Sviestins £10.00 / £8.00 / £6.00 students


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Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (15) Film / Guildhall promoted Thursday 12 July 7.30pm Director: Tomas Alfredson Cast: Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Tom Hardy, John Hurt Running time: 127 mins

Mississippi during the early 1960s and explores what happens when a southern town’s unspoken code of rules and behaviour is shattered by three courageous women who strike up an unlikely friendship. Awards: Best Supporting Actress Oscar for Octavia Spencer Matinee: Evening:

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‘Blowers, Shaken, Not Stirred’ Henry Blofeld Talk / Guildhall Promoted Friday 20 July 7.30pm ‘Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy’ is the long-awaited feature film version of John le Carré’s classic bestselling novel. It’s 1973 and the Cold War of the mid-20th Century continues to damage international relations. Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service a.k.a. MI6 and code-named The Circus, is striving to keep pace with other countries’ espionage efforts and to keep the UK secure. Even before the startling truth is revealed, the emotional and physical tolls on the players enmeshed in the deadly international spy game will escalate... £4.50 / £3.50

The Help (12A) Film / Guildhall promoted Monday 16 July 2.00pm and 7.30pm Director: Tate Taylor Cast: Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Bryce Dallas Howard Running time: 140 mins This poignant, deeply moving film creates an indelible portrait of life in

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There is so much more to Henry (Blowers) Blofeld than the cosy old ‘Test Match Special’ commentary box. No-one has lived life more to the full. Noone’s views are more prickly. The pompous, the politically correct and the prancing popinjays on every platform of life are kicked unceremoniously into touch. In ‘Shaken, not Stirred,’ Blowers reveals all – with illuminating and hilarious tales of an extraordinary life. £17.00

Tarras Music/ Guildhall Promoted Saturday 21 July 7.30pm Hailing from the north of England and the borders of Scotland, Tarras are a six-piece band playing an exciting blend of self-penned songs and traditional material, reworked in the bands distinctive way. Using instruments including accordion, violin, cittern and mandolin, Tarras have a traditional sound but fused with drums, piano, guitar and bass,

the songs and arrangements are contemporary in style and delivery. The band has held album of the month in MOJO magazine, was awarded four stars in Q magazine and short listed at the Radio 2 folk awards. £14.00 / £12.00

There’ll Always Be an England Neil Sands Music / Guildhall Promoted Tuesday 24 July 2.30pm From the producers of the ‘Remember When’ show, come and enjoy the perfect way to celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee in a wonderful feel good afternoon filled with patriotic music, nostalgia and fun celebrating the very best of English entertainment. Travel back through 60 great years with memories of June 2nd 1953, Coronation Day and the 1966 World Cup. Enjoy songs and music from Great British musicals, the swinging sixties, cockney sing-a-longs, the stirring sounds of Last Night of the Proms and a very special tribute to The Armed Forces. With stunning costumes, old- fashioned fun and an atmosphere that will touch your heart - enjoy a trip down memory lane to a time when Britannia did rule the waves and blue birds did fly over the White Cliffs of Dover! £11.00 / £10.00


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July, August & September Dysart Park

Don’t miss three great concerts in the park this summer – great fun for all the family! Sunday 22 July

City of Lincoln Band

3.00pm - 4.30pm

Sunday 19 August

Lincolnshire Hospitals Band

3.00pm - 4.30pm

Sunday 9 September

Bandstand Marathon

1.00pm - 5.00pm

With four hours of fantastic music performed by local musicians, ‘Bandstand Marathon – Communities in Tune’ will take place in different locations across the UK at 1.00pm on Sunday 9th September to coincide with the last day of the Paralympics. It has also been chosen as one of the closing events for the London 2012 Festival. Now in its fifth year, the event - which is organised by Superact and Making Music - is part of the Cultural Olympiad which aims to create a legacy post-2012 by showcasing local amateur talent and boosting participation in a community-led musical celebration.


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make a Sports Hero Wednesday 25 July 10.00am to 12.00 noon Using soft aluminium wire, make a model of your favourite Olympic sportsperson with Carol Parker from Unique Cottage Studios. Bending the limbs to make it look as though your figure is running, jumping, rowing or whatever you like!

make an Olympic Venue Wednesday 25 July 1.00pm to 3.00pm Create a cardboard Olympic venue with Carol Parker from Unique Cottage Studios. Will it be the aquatics centre? Velodrome? BMX track? Olympic stadium? Basketball arena? Or maybe something of your own invention!

Olympic Craft Workshop Wednesday 1 August 10.00am to 12 noon Using Olympic themed colours, make some funky bangles or a flag to wave during your favourite sporting event with Angela Daymond of Unique Cottage Studios. All resources provided.

Wed 1 August 1.00pm to 3.00pm Use mixed media techniques to make a simple bag to hold a water bottle ready for a sporting activity with Angela Daymond of Unique Cottage Studios. Personalise it with your favourite colours and then embellish it to add extra sparkle. All resources provided.

Please wear old clothes or bring an apron. Under 7s should be accompanied by an adult. £12.00 per session (accompanying adults free)


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Music in Quiet Place / Guildhall Promoted Thursday 26 July 7.30pm

leading the melody on fiddle, whistle and accordion. 2012 has seen the band release their sixth, original album ‘Shifts & Changes’ which has recently received a four-star review from ‘Rock ‘n’ Reel’ Magazine. £10.00

St Mary & St Peter Church, Harlaxton Formed in 2010 at the Royal Academy of Music, the Toki Quartet is attracting interest as one of the most exciting of the current generation of young string quartets. The quartet enjoys an ever-expanding performance schedule and is enthusiastic to promote the link between British and Japanese music, as this programme with a meditative piece by Toru Takemitsu demonstrates. The programme also includes two pieces by Lincolnshire composer Patrick Hawes and finishes Elgar’s quartet, inspired by the atmosphere and spirit of summer woodlands.

NITS Have a Party!

£12.00 / £11.00 concessions & Artscene members £7.00 under 16s Series Discount: £55.00 / £50.00 concessions & Artscene members

Dr Horrible Musical / Guildhall Promoted Down 2 Earth Youth Drama Senior Group Wednesday 25 July 8.00pm Dr. Horrible, a geeky aspiring super-villain, is attempting to join the prestigious Evil League of Evil. His plans are usually foiled however by the egotistical superhero Captain Hammer. When the love of his life Penny begins falling for Captain Hammer, Dr Horrible is faced with a challenge. Can he overcome his own incompetence to ruin the day, kill the

hero, and still get the girl? Featuring catchy songs and a clever plot twist, this hilarious mini-musical is brought to you by senior members of the Guildhall’s Down 2 Earth Youth Drama group. £5.00 / £4.50

Band From County Hell Music / Hire Saturday 28 July 7.30pm The Band From County Hell are a five-piece Celtic rock band, described as one of the most exciting and original Celtic bands on the circuit today. Founded in 1995 by front-man Steven McLelland, who hails from Glasgow, the present line up includes three members of the McLelland family including Ben McLelland

Nearly Instant Theatre Sessions Workshop Monday 30 July to Friday 3 August 10.00am to 3.30pm 6 to 16yrs Create a play in a week with the Nearly Instant Theatre Sessions! ‘Lets Party!’ in this year’s fabulous summer workshops where young people are encouraged to share their ideas which are turned into scenes with the help of a workshop leader. Having fun and making friends is at the heart of these workshops with drama games being used to help participants gain the confidence to perform. Participants should bring a packed lunch. £70.00 for the week Performances Friday 3 August: 3.30pm and 6.00pm £4.00 / £3.00 concessions

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Coming Up This Autumn... An Evening In New Orleans

So Comedy

Pete Allen Jazz Band

Friday 14 September 7.30pm

Music / Guildhall Promoted Thursday 6 September 7.30pm

Graham Norton’s production company is proud to bring its SO COMEDY LIVE shows to the Guildhall Arts Centre and Stamford Arts Centre starting in autumn 2012. Recommended by ‘Time Out’, this is already an established event in London and has become a respected and popular fixture in the comedy scene. Running on alternate months in each venue, the regular shows will bring you the very best in stand up and sketch comedy mixing television faces with established circuit favourites with exciting new talent. Tickets available now and news of our fantastic line ups to follow!

This is the welcome return from one of this country’s most entertaining traditional jazz bands who perform a happy foot-tapping mix of well known jazz standards with musical tributes to Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet and Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller and many more. Led by top reedman Pete Allen this will be an evening of high quality music performed in a fast moving, well-orchestrated programme of lively sounds for all to enjoy so book yourself a seat for a swinging jazz treat NOW!

Nashville Nights & Dixie Days Music/ Guildhall promoted Saturday 8 September 7.30pm One of the UK’s most popular country music show rolls into town for the first time with its brand new show. Now in its 10th record breaking year, join Neil Sands, The Fabulous Dixie Dolls and the All Star Band for a non-stop night of over 60 of your favourite country hits from Don Williams, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton to Shania Twain, Garth Brooks, The Mavericks and many more including a show stopping Elvis tribute. Over two hours of brilliantly performed hits with stunning costumes, lots of fun and a unique atmosphere that will warm your heart. A hand clapping, foot stomping night to remember!

Virginia Monologues: Why Growing Old Is Great Scamp Theatre Thursday 13 September, 7.30pm When an agony aunt reaches sixty, she can lie like a trooper, jump off a bridge – or take to the stage… Virginia Ironside explains that unlimited free drugs, fun funerals, grandchildren and sex – or, even better, no sex – make the sixties the best, and funniest, time of your life… The Virginia Monologues premiered at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to great acclaim and played limited season of UK sold out gigs in 2010. Directed by Nigel Planer Illustration by Denise Dorrance

Guildhall Arts Centre: Fri 14 Sept & Fri 16 Nov Stamford Arts Centre: Fri 19 Oct & Fri 14 Dec

Gravity Fields Festival 21 -28 September With a focus upon Grantham’s son Sir Isaac Newton and his laws of motion this will a fabulous arts and science festival for Grantham! Gravity Fields will be held throughout the town during a week in September with participating venues including the Guildhall Arts Centre, Belton House, Woolsthorpe Manor and Harlaxton Manor. Leading scientists and wellknown artists will be involved, helping to bring a national focus to the town. The festival will take place from the evening of Friday 21 to Friday 28 September 2012. A big community celebration is planned for the evening of the 28th as a finale to the festival. There will be four themes - Light, Motion, the Universe and Newton’s World including creative outdoor, theatrical, music, dance, digital and heritage events in and around Grantham. For more gravityfieldsfestival.co.uk

Something Wonderful is coming in October… Something Wonderful is a new project commissioned by Lincolnshire One Venues. Seeking inspiration in the thrown-away and the everyday, artists and performers Raisin & Willow are working with us throughout the year, and across the county, to create an autumn season of events, activities, including exhibits, performances, curiosities and surprises celebrating the ordinary and the extraordinary. Watch our website for further information


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Polka Dot Theatre Company Friday 14 December to Saturday 5 January Book Your tickets now! Following the great success of Cinderella, Polka Dot returns to the Guildhall with family favourite Sleeping Beauty full of magic, laughter, audience participation and spectacular surprises! With all the fun, magic and adventure you’ve come to expect from pantomime At the Guildhall, this enchanting fairytale of laughter and joy will captivate all ages with stunning special effects, spectacular scenery, a good helping of fairy dust and for the first time ever in Grantham - a fire breathing dragon! Adults £12.00 Concessions £10.00 Family of 4 £40.00 Schools £7.00 (+ 1 free ticket for every 10 booked) Groups of 10 plus £9.00


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Coffee Shop and Bar Welcome to the Guildhall Coffee Shop and Bar. We offer a range of locally sourced sandwiches and meals prepared to order, along with a selection of homemade cakes, teas and Rainforest Alliance Coffees. Whether you are visiting the Guildhall for a performance, attending a meeting or simply shopping in Grantham, call in and sample our menu.

Opening Times: Monday to Friday: Saturdays

9.30am – 4.30pm 9.30am – 2.00pm

The bar is open before all shows and during intervals and ice creams are available. There is also a pre-order service for interval drinks. If you are holding a meeting, wedding or function at the Guildhall, we can provide a range of refreshments or buffets to meet your requirements. The Guildhall is now licensed for civil ceremonies and we have extended our range of services to include sparkling wine and canapés and buffet menus to suit most tastes. To find out more: Tel: 01476 575757 Email: guildhallcoffeeshop@live.co.uk

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Reservations and Collections

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Reserved tickets must be paid for within five working days or they will be released. Paid-for tickets should be collected at least 15mins before the start of a show.

In Person Opening Times: 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday 9.30am to 1.00pm, Saturdays 45 minutes prior to events

On the Phone Tel: 01476 406158. Outside opening hours, please leave a message and one of our box office staff will get back to you as soon as possible.

Credit Cards Payment can be made by Mastercard, Maestro and Visa in person or by phone.

Cheques Cheques should be made payable to South Kesteven District Council and posted to Guildhall Arts Centre Box Office, St Peter’s Hill, Grantham, Lincs, NG31 6PZ.

Prices and Concessions Discounts are available to: Artscene Members Unemployed People Senior Citizens Students Children Under 16 People Receiving Income Support People Receiving Invalidity, Benefit or Disability allowance Carers Accompanying a Disabled Person Please bring proof of status when making a booking

Refunds Regretfully we are unable to refund money or exchange tickets. If an event is sold out, we will try to sell unwanted tickets.

Children Under 18 Months Children under the age of 18 months are not admitted into the theatre. Any child brought to see a performance must have a ticket and an allocated seat.

Children Under 12 Years Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult and will only be admitted unaccompanied to events that are deemed age appropriate.


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The Venue The Guildhall is a unique Victorian Grade II listed building with a variety of spaces available for every occasion including performances, conferences, meetings, workshops, weddings and parties. With its town centre location, friendly staff, excellent transport links and parking close-by: make The Guildhall your first choice for venue hire in Grantham, Lincolnshire and the East Midlands. From weddings to conferences… The former town hall’s imposing Victorian clock tower dominates St Peter’s Hill in the town centre making it well situated and easy to find. Behind the grand façade are a range of rooms and support facilities to accommodate a variety of occasions. Spaces for hire include the Grand Victorian Ballroom, the 210-seat auditorium and a selection of meeting and training rooms. The Ballroom and the Newton Room are licensed for civil ceremonies and partnerships and a popular choice for receptions and parties.

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A variety of buffet lunches, including sparkling wine and canapés for weddings, are available from the Guildhall’s in-house coffee shop and bar from just £3.00 a head, made on site from locally sourced produce including home-made cakes and Rainforest Alliance coffees. If you’d like to bring in certified cater for your event, we also have a function kitchen and a range of support equipment for hire.

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The Newton Room & Studio 4 These rooms can accommodate smaller functions and meetings. The Newton Room is situated on the ground floor and can be used for small performances, parties, lectures, sales and meetings and is also licensed for civil ceremonies, seating up to 50 people. Studio 4, situated on the second floor with lift access, can comfortably seat up to 25 people for meetings and lectures.

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Courtyard Garden Use of The Guildhall’s pretty courtyard garden is included in our great value wedding package. Located

The Theatre The Guildhall Theatre can seat up to 210 people and hosts performances, workshop, lectures and seminars throughout the year. The theatre is equipped with professional quality sound and lighting systems, an excellent upright piano, cinema screen and two fully fitted dressing rooms with adjoining showers and toilets. The theatre also has an induction loop and assistance dogs are welcome throughout the building.

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at the rear of the Guildhall and the neighbouring Museum, it’s the perfect place for you and your guests to relax outside and take photos. Enclosed on all sides, this area is both pretty and private with ample seating and tables.

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Film Drama

7.30pm 10.00am to 12 noon 1.00pm to 3pm 2.30pm 12 noon 10.00am to 3.30pm 2.00pm 7.30pm

Tom McConville & David Newey Make Your Own Crown Make Your Own Flag The Wizard of Oz Lit at Lunch – Wilde’s ‘The Happy Prince’ NITS Get Artistic Lullaby, City of London Sinfonia If They Could See Me Now, Grantham College

Music Workshop Workshop Musical Talk Workshop Music Variety

7.30pm 8.00pm 2.00pm & 7.30pm 2.00pm 8.00pm

The Charleston Chasers Tim Minchin & His Large Band The Artist (PG) The Fisherman and the Pearl, Lempen Puppets Copacabana, New Youth Theatre

Music Music / Comedy Film Family Musical

8.00pm Beauty & The Beast Junior, New Youth Theatre 10.00am to 4.00pm Stained Glass Copper Foil Workshop 7.30pm Country Company

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Film Drama Talk Music Film Dance Film Film Talk Music Variety Workshop Workshop Musical Music Workshop

My Week With Marilyn (PG) The Games, Spike Theatre Lit at Lunch – Conrad’s ‘Lord Jim’ Ensemblebash Golden Fables Edge Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy (15) The Help (12A) Blowers ‘ Shaken, Not Stirred’, Henry Blofeld Tarras There’ll Always Be An England, Neil Sands Make A Sports Hero Make An Olympic Venue Dr Horrible, D2E Band From County Hell NITS Have A Party!

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This information can be made available in large print, Braille, on audio tape/CD or computer disc and in a number of languages. If you, or someone you know, might benefit from this service, please contact us. The Guildhall Arts Centre is part of South Kesteven District Council’s Cultural Services. All information contained in the programme was correct at the time of going to press. The Guildhall Arts Centre reserves the right to make changes if necessary. Guildhall Arts Centre, St Peter’s Hill, Grantham, Lincs, NG31 6PZ

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