Going Out Guide


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The Going Out Guide

Going Out Guide

Tuesday 12th December 



At Stamford Arts Centre - Stamford Youth Theatre presents “Elf Jr the Musical” on the 22nd.


In the Cinema “Murder on the Orient Express” is showing daily until the 20th. “The Man who Invented Christmas” is showing daily from the 17th to the 20th. “Paddington 2” is showing on the 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 27th and 28th and the 13th 14th January. “Battle of the Sexes” is on 23rd, 27th, 28th, 29th and 30th.  For more information call Stamford 763203.


There’s live music at The Grainstore on Saturday night with “The Balloons at Christmas” bringing you rock pop classics from the last 50 years. Entry is free.


Heart of England Consultant Valuer for Hanson’s Auctioneers and Antiques Roadshow expert Marc Allum has his fortnightly free antiques valuation day at The Falcon Hotel in Uppingham on Tuesday the 19th from 9.30 until 3.30. Marc is a miscellaneous specialist, and is happy to value all objects of interest. Everyone is welcome to come and have a friendly chat about their items. For all enquiries call Ginny Heathcote Ball on 01664 454426.


There’s a David Hockney Exhibition at “A Bigger Gallery” on Mill Street in Oakham until the end of January. The Exhibition is from a private collection for sale (for a limited time) and includes originals, limited edition signed prints, original posters, signed limited edition books including the Taschen Sumo Collectors and Art Editions. See the David Hockney Exhibition at “A Bigger Gallery” 17a Mill Street, Oakham, open from 10 till 5 Monday to Saturday.


At Barnsdale Gardens there’s water colour painting day “Snow with Ivy” on Thursday with Sandra Peck. Booking is essential, call 01572 813200 or visit barnsdalegardens.co.uk for more details.


Santa is at Welland Vale Garden Inspirations every Saturday from 10 until 4, it’s £6.50 per child…no need to book! And you can enjoy their late night shopping event on Thursday night from 4 until 8 when there will be festive fun for all the family including Santa’s sleigh and Reindeer – the perfect photo opportunity for families, music courtesy of Chater Community Choir, 10% off decorations and trees and much more.


It’s Rutland Farm Park’s Christmas Weekend of Fun this weekend, from 11 until 3 each day. You can visit Santa, pet the guinea pigs, tombola, you can enter the raffle to win a Christmas hamper, visit the children’s corner and stroke the animals. There will be a craft stall and face painting on the Sunday. The tea room and gift will be open and parking is free.


At Stamford Corn Exchange Tomorrow’s Dream Performers present “Aladdin” on Saturday and Sunday at 1.30 and 4. Follow Aladdin on his quest for hidden treasure as he tries to win the heart of Princess Jasmine. Tickets are £9, £8 concessions and £8 - under 16’s. Call the box office on Stamford 766455.


You can visit Santa at Sacrewell Farm from 11 until 4 every day until Christmas Eve (excluding Mondays) Follow the sound of music as it guides you to Santa’s sleigh, then amble across Poo Sticks Bridge towards the stables where there’s Christmas crafts and marshmallow toasting, and while you wait inside to meet Santa enjoy mince pies while watching blacksmiths at work. It’s £7.50 plus farm admission per child, book online at sacrewell.org.uk