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South Kesteven has a thriving arts culture with five theatres, two Arts Centres as well as a range of events venues and facilities to hire. Renowned festivals take place each year.

Grantham’s Guildhall Arts Centre is alive with theatre, music, dance and workshops – set in a stunning Victorian building. Grantham also has a modern multi-screen cinema with all the latest releases and a state of the arts Meres leisure centre which is also a venue for major touring concerts. Stamford Arts Centre is a multi-purpose venue with cinema, theatre, art gallery and concert hall. Both centres house a popular café and Tourist Information Centre.

The Stamford Shakespeare Company performs at Tolethorpe Hall, Stamford with open air theatre productions every summer. Stamford Corn Exchange is a 400 seat theatre with a variety of shows and Bourne Corn Exchange is a venue with concerts, events and a large hire facility.

Major festivals feature each September, alternating between Stamford & Grantham each year. In Grantham, the Gravity Fields Festival is a unique event creatively exploring the physical sciences through science, arts and heritage events and celebrates the area’s close links with one of the world’s greatest thinkers, Sir Isaac Newton. In Stamford, the Georgian Festival is packed full of Street theatre, colourful markets, celebrity speakers, Georgian science and carriage rides, outdoor entertainment and a celebration of the Stamford Bull Run- a weekend not to be missed!

Grantham Guildhall Arts Centre

The Guildhall Arts Centre is a community-centred venue that aims to offer its customers an innovative, stimulating and quality arts …

Stamford Shakespeare Company

Throughout the summer, the Stamford Shakespeare Company presents a season of classic plays. 2020 season features William Shakespeare’s Romeo and …

Blue Owl Art Gallery

Blue Owl Art is a partnership between Jette Rasmussen and Belinda Thomas, both BA (Hons) Fine Art from University of …

Deepings Community Library

A Community Library and Information Centre based in an historic Georgian building in the heart of the Deepings. Mainly run …

Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre is an independently managed charity. The historic building has been fully refurbished to provide a …

Stamford Arts Centre

A thriving multi-arts venue located in Stamford, which also houses the Stamford Tourist Information Centre. There is opportunity to experience …

Bourne Corn Exchange

The Bourne Corn Exchange is a unique live entertainment venue situated in the centre of Bourne. This multi-use venue is ..