What’s On: Stamford Georgian Festival

Stamford Georgian Festival.  Performance historian John White as George III, pictured in Broad Street.'Photo: MSMP120713-002ow

Stamford Georgian Festival. Performance historian John White as George III, pictured in Broad Street.'Photo: MSMP120713-002ow

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Stamford’s first ever Georgian Fesitval begins on Friday and we’ve got a full list of the events that are taking place.

Tickets for all events can be bought at the Stamford Arts Centre website, in person at the Arts Centre or on 01780 763203.

Friday, September 27

An Audience with Dan Cruickshank, Stamford Arts Centre Theatre, 8pm Tickets: £15

Great George! An Evening of Gregorian Choral and Organ Music, St Martin’s Church, Stamford, 8pm Tickets: £10

An Audience with Annie Gray, Stamford Arts Centre Ballroom, 8.15pm Tickets: £10

Saturday, September 28

Street Fayre and Craft Market, Broad Street, High Street and Ironmonger Street. Street entertainers, stilt walkers, mime artist, juggler, Punch and Judy, flea circus, living statue, silhouette cutter, face painting, morris dancers, exotic animals, Coldstream Guards military re-enactment, character performers, fairground rides, 10am to 4.30pm

A Comedy of Folly! Shoestring Theatre Company, Browne’s Hospital Grounds, 10.30am, 2.30pm and 4pm. Free but tickets must be booked.

Tours of historic Stamford with Blue Badge guide and Stamford expert Jill Collinge. Starts at Stamford Arts Centre, 11am and 2.30pm Tickets: £4

Garden Evolution At An English Estate, Old Courtroom, Town Hall, 11.30am Tickets: £2.50

Book Fair, Stamford Arts Centre, entry £1

Storytelling and face painting, Stamford Library, 10.30am to 4.30pm

Town Hall Tours, Stamford Town Hall, hourly from 10am to 3pm

All Saints’ Brewery tour, Melbourne Brothers Brewery, midday and 3.30pm. Tickets: £6.50 available from the brewery

The Origins of Pemberley, Burghley House, 11am. Tickets: £2.50

Stamford Bull Run, starting at Stamford Arts Centre, 3.30pm

Life in Georgian England, Burghley House, 1pm. Tickets: £2.50

Imitation; The Highest Form of Flattery - Sheffield Plate. Old Courtroom, Town Hall, 2pm, tickets: £2.50

Horrible Histories, Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre, 3pm, tickets: £14 (£12 concessions) £45 family of four

Innovations and Acquisitions of Brownlow, 9th Earl of Exeter, Burghley House, 3pm, tickets: £2.50

Organ recital with Fergus Black, Burghley House Chapel, 4.30pm, tickets: £2.50

A Romp Through the Regency - Patriotic Pronouncements, Browne’s Hospital Grounds, 11.30am, 1pm and 3.15pm, tickets: Free but must be booked

Floral Georgian, Old courtroom, Town Hall, 3.30pm, tickets: £2.50

Silhouette cutting, Browne’s Hospital Hall, 7pm, tickets: £2.50

Pride and Prejudice, Stamford Arts Centre Theatre, 7.30pm, tickets: £12 (£10 concessions) £8.50 students and school groups

Sunday, September 29

Georgian Poetry, Stamford Arts Centre Gallery, 10.30am, tickets: Free but must be booked

Entertainment in the Georgian Era, William Cecil Hotel, 11am, tickets: £2.50

All Saints’ Brewery Tour, Melbourne Brothers Brewery, midday, tickets: £6.50 available from the brewery

Compare and Contrast – A History in Brewing. William Cecil Hotel, 12.30pm, tickets: £2.50

Tours of Stamford, presented by Blue Badge Guide Jill Collinge, starting from Stamford Arts Centre, 12.30pm, tickets: £4 per person

Greenwood Quire, Stamford Arts Centre Theatre, 12.30pm, tickets: £10

Cricket on the Meadows, 1pm to 3pm

Georgian Tea Dance, Stamford Arts Centre Ballroom, 2pm to 4pm, tickets: £8.50 with tea and biscuits

Step Back in Time with Robert Loomes. William Cecil Hotel, 2pm, tickets: £2.50

Mr Adams the Butler and the Honours of the Table, Stamford Arts Centre Theatre, 2.30pm, tickets: £5

Horrible Histories, Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre, 3pm, tickets: £14 (£12 concessions) £45 family of four

The Knicker Lady, Stamford Arts Centre Theatre, 7.30pm, tickets: £14 (£12 concessions