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Events in the area

There's plenty going on, click on the image to find out more about any one event!


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Sat 5 May - Sun 12 Aug

40 Years On: exhibition

Stamford Museum Tel: 01780 766317 www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/stamfordmuseum

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Stamford being declared the first Conservation Area in the country and 40 years since the death of Sir Malcolm Sargent, one of Stamford's most famous sons.

4 Jun - 25 Aug

Stamford Shakespeare Festival

Box office: 01780 756133 www.stamfordshakespeare.co.uk

The Stamford Shakespeare Company produces an annual summer season of plays in the beautiful grounds of Tolethorpe Hall. This year it's The Importance of Being Ernest (Jun/Jul), The Taming of the Shrew (Jun/Aug) and Antony and Cleopatra (Jul/Aug).

Sun 3 June

The Stamford RiverCare Group

Stamford Meadows email info@stamfordrivercare.org for more info

There will be plenty of activities for people to come and get involved with, nature walks, face painting, bird box making, willow weaving, pond dipping and lots more.The aim is to raise awareness of the River Welland and its flood plains as an important natural asset for Stamford.  


Thu 30 Aug - Sun 2 Sep

Burghley Horse Trials

Burghley Estate, Stamford Tel: 01780 752131 www.burghley-horse.co.uk

A 3* international event, Burghley attracts the world's best riders competing at one of the world's most famous three day events. For the less equine-inclined, Burghley also offers a serious shopping experience across the whole spectrum of country living from Hackett to Pinks, Garrards to Country Crafts.

Sun 9 Sept 12-5pm

Kites Day

Rockingham Castle, Nr Corby Tel: 01536 770240 www.rockinghamcastle.com

Fun for all the family with demonstrations, spectacular and unusual kites and kite workshops.

Sun 23 Sep tbc

Cancer Research UK 10

Grimsthorpe Castle www.cancerresearchuk10.co.uk

A 10k run around the beautiful Grimsthorpe Estate to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Sat 6 - Mon 8 Oct

Corby Glen Sheep Fair

Tel: 01476 550142 www.sheepfair.co.uk

Celebrating its 769th year, this is the last of the great sheep fairs once held across England to celebrate the 'Feast and the Morrow of the Feast of the Assumption'. Expect a funfair, street entertainers, market stalls, clay pigeon shooting, Morris dancing, horticultural and dog shows and hot air balloons.The sheep auction takes place on the Monday.

Sat 6 Oct

Stamford Apple Day

Stamford Arts Centre Secretary, Stamford Community Orchard Group Tel: 07031 743276 www.scog-web.org.uk 100 years ago Stamford was famous for its apple growers. Six new varieties were created here, including Peasgood's Nonsuch. This event, now in its 4th year, celebrates this less well-known aspect of Stamford's history.

Sun 14 Oct World

Conker Championships

Ashton Green, Nr Oundle John Hadman Tel: 01832 272735 www.worldconkerchampionships.com Now in its 42nd year, the Ashton Conker Club has raised almost 1/4 million pounds for the visually handicapped. With classes for Ladies, Men and Children, the village draws competitors from all over the world.

Sun 7 Oct

East of England Autumn Show

The East of England Showground, PeterboroughTel: 01733 234451 www.eastofengland.org.uk

Hundreds of animals of all shapes and sizes take centre stage for this event which, since its advent 30 years ago, has become the largest event of its kind. See rare and endangered breeds, a wide range of animal exhibits, displays, competitions, a new Cattle Championship, the popular Wisbech Shire Horse Show and a 'Scruffts' heat on behalf of the Kennel Club.


Whats on in Stamford, details of events and activities in and around Stamford, Lincolnshire