Arts & Screen

WATCH VIDEO - Sleaford-born comedienne Jennifer Saunders among top ten East Midlanders immortalised in used train tickets

Sleaford-born Jennifer Saunders is among the portraits by British Artist Ed Chapman, who has recreated a top ten list of greatest ever East Midlanders (as voted for by the public) out of discarded train tickets.

Codie-Lei with his dad Grant on their way down to the film set in London. Image supplied.

Boston boy lands top role in Will Ferrell’s new comedy Holmes and Watson

Landing a role in a Hollywood film is something most actors can only dream of - but a Boston boy has done just that - on his first ever audition.

Now in cinemas, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

FILM REVIEW: Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

The dinos are back – but this time they’re in danger.

Captain Caleb's Rockett Dogs performing at East Coast Steampunks' meeting in Candlesby, Spilsby.

A full house at steampunks’ meeting and other Neighbourhood News

Steampunks from around the UK gathered at the Royal Oak pub in Candlesby last week for East Coast Steampunks’ meet-up.


IN PICTURES: Hundreds ride in for Bike Night

Hundreds of bikers converged on Spilsby for the annual Bike Night spectacular.


IN PICTURES: Enthusiasts take chance to view fairground memorabilia before it goes under the hammer

A viewing has taken place today (Friday) of more than 800 pieces of fairground memorabilia owned by a Boston-area family which is set to go on sale this weekend.


IN PICTURES: A scrumpy time at Carrington Rally

Organisers have announced a major headliner for next year’s Carrington Rally, which will mark 60 years since the festival began.

Rail from the MoD, sleepers from The Tube ... new stretch of track at popular heritage railway unveiled

Rail from the MoD, sleepers from The Tube ... new stretch of track at popular heritage railway unveiled

People turned out in large numbers when a heritage railway near Skegness held its first runs of 2018, unveiling also a newly extended line.

Lincs Wildlife Trust aims to get a copy of the book The Lost Words in every primary and special school across the county. Images supplied.

Campaign to get ‘lost words’ omitted from children’s dictionaries into schools

Fears that common countryside words will forever disappear from children’s vocabularies has inspired a campaign by Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust.

The Wartime Village in Skegness. Photo: Stephen Willmer. ANL-180521-171051001

Wartime Village another victory for museum

A Wartime Village event in Skegness has been hailed a victory for a local museum.

They are starting young in the taster sessions with British Kite Sports Association instructor Will Kay. Photo: ExPix. ANL-180521-143411001

IN PICTURES: ‘We’ve been blown away!’ - Kitesurfers delighted with resort after freestyle championships success

Top-level kitesurfers who competed in the freestyle championships in Skegness say they have been so blown away by the resort and the welcome they received they can’t wait to come back.

Steam locomotive Jurassic on the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway. Picture: Dave Enefer/LCLR.

Extension to light railway set to open

An extension to the Lincolnshire Coast Light Railway in the Skegness Water Leisure Park, completed over winter, will come into use on Sunday, May 27.

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Elementary entertainment? Sherlock Gnomes.

CINEMA: Sherlock Gnomes (PG)

A crime is being committed and the world is in need of a super sleuth detective to crack the case, writes Matt Adcock.


GALLERY: Rare and beautiful birds spotted at Skegness nature reserve

May has seen a bird-spotting bonanza at Gibraltar Point with over 100 species seen daily - including rare visitors not normally found in the UK.

Paul Timmins' photo of Skegness beach entitled 'Footprints'.

READER PHOTO: Footprints in the sand

This atmospheric photo of Skegness beach, on the Windthorpe side, was taken by reader Paul Timmins. Paul has entitled the photo ‘Footprints’ and you can see a set of prints leading one way to one of the wooden groynes.
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Louise Gostello and Philip Serrell in Burgh le Marsh for the Antiques Road Trip. Picture: Eileen Chantry.

TV crew rolls into Skegness area to film for show

TV’s Antiques Road Trip rolled into the Skegness-area at the weekend ... and in some style.

Lincoln Castle. EMN-181105-180902001

Celebrate the royal wedding with free screening at Lincoln Castle

Catch Harry and Megan’s special day live on a big screen in the grounds of Lincoln Castle.


83 amazing photos of royal weddings from down the years

It’s just a day to go until Prince Harry and Meghan Markle walk down the aisle at Windsor Castle.


REVEALED: The secret Netflix codes that unlock thousands of TV shows and movies

Deciding what to watch on Netflix can be time-consuming. Especially when there are hard-to-please friends or relatives involved.

The launch of Sportsbikeshop's new monthly bike nights takes place tomorrow (Tuesday). Image: Sportsbikeshop.

Retail firm to launch bike nights in Kirton

Kirton-based Sportsbikeshop are to hold the first of their newly-launched monthly bike nights tomorrow (Tuesday)

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