The brand new high-definition restoration of the classic Dam Busters film is being premiered as one of the official opening events for the International Bomber Command Centre in Lincoln on Saturday 14 April. If you can’t get to Lincoln for this showing of the film, it will be screened again on Thursday 17 May, in a simulcast from the Royal Albert Hall, which you can catch at the Kinema in the Woods, Woodhall Spa, the Playhouse, Louth, the Savoy, Boston and other cinemas in our area. Booking here.
For the restoration, STUDIOCANAL went back to the original 1954 camera negative and sound negative. They have produced a 4K DCP, UHD version and a new HD version to the same high technological standards as today’s biggest international film releases.
Here’s a chance to be entertained by an innovative group whose arrangements are beautifully performed on instruments including the guitar, cello, fiddle, banjo and uilleann pipes, all overlaid with a large dose of wry humour, led by an experimental musician and multi-instrumentalist.
The French Connection are on stage at the Pumphouse Studios in Louth this Thursday, October 27th at 8:15pm. Tickets are available from Off The Beaten Tracks in Louth or contact the studio on 01507 201080. Doors open at 7:30pm.
Zero Degrees Festival is a celebration of community, culture, comedy and sport taking place at various venues across Louth and the surrounding areas.The Festival ends with a special event on Saturday 16 July when British Sea Powerperform at Louth Town Hall.
The Indie rock band are famed for their live performances, the unusual lyrical content of their songs and the adventurous choice of locations for some of their shows. Continue reading →
This popular festival is back with a full programme of events celebrating reading, writing and performance in and around Louth, Spilsby and the Wolds. It runs from 21 to 25 October, and this year there will also be a programme for children and young people, timed to take place during half term, 26 to 31 October. There will also be pop up events appearing throughout 2015.
Running in Lincoln until September 27th, this unique exhibition is not to be missed. The orginal idea to celebrate the rich history of our often overlooked county in this way came out of a conversation back in 2012 between Patrick, Lord Cormack and the Earl of Yarborough, and having recently visited some elements of the exhibition, I can only admire their ambition and the subsequent realisation of their ambitious plans.
The exhibition is spread over four venues, Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln Castle, The Collection and the Usher Gallery. At the Cathedral you can browse manuscripts the 15th century Medieval Wren Library, and the David PJ Ross Magna Carta Vault at the Castle offers the chance to view two versions of Magna Carta (1214 and 1225) and the Charter of the Forest (1217).
The Collection has gathered a truly impressive array of artefacts and works of art reflecting the lives and achievements of Lincolnshire’s greatest achievers, Continue reading →