News archive

To contact the press office email: amy.smith@lincsinspire.com or daniel.cliffe@lincsinspire.com 

2017

Kurling Tournament 2017
Well done to everyone who took part in our annual New Age Kurling Tournament at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre. Take a look at some photographs from the day here.

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Dec-2017
Kids Love LEGO Club!
Waltham Library’s monthly LEGO Club sessions are proving extremely popular with youngsters and parents alike. The sessions run on the first Thursday of every month.

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Dec-2017
Inspiring Lives
Our inclusive sports programme has engaged with people of all ages, abilities and genders. It's grown year on year to reach out to over 1600 people with over 44,000 attendances since it began in 2014.

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Dec-2017
Art Exhibition Now Open
A new Open Art Exhibition is now open in the Albert Room at Cleethorpes Library and will run from Monday 4th December 2017 until Saturday 13th January 2018.

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Dec-2017
Xmas Opening Hours
Are you planning on using our facilities over the festive period? If so, be sure to check our Christmas & New Year opening hours here.

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Nov-2017
Richard's still reaping the rewards of regular exercise
Find out how Richard Lyon of Compass FM is getting on as he aims to improve his health and wellbeing throughout 2017 by partaking in our Active Forever wellness scheme.

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Nov-2017
Deadline fast approaching
A new Open Art Exhibition will be held in the Cleethorpes Library Albert Room in December and the closing date for submissions is fast approaching. But fear not, there’s still time to enter.

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Nov-2017
Stephen Bloy Talk
Stephen Bloy will give a talk entitled ‘For those in peril on the sea’ at Waltham Library on Friday 17th November at 2.30pm. Tickets are £3.50 per person.

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Nov-2017
Health & Wellbeing Newsletter
Take a look at the first issue of Lincs Inspire's new Health & Wellbeing Newsletter featuring stories on the day Alan Shearer came to town and more.

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Nov-2017
CUSTOMER NOTICE
Grimsby Leisure Centre's pool, sauna and steam room will be closed to the public on Friday 8th December from 8:30am to 3:45pm for a local school Swimming Gala.

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Nov-2017
Local History Project: Immingham
The Library Services 'On Our Street' project visits Immingham for seven workshops starting in November. Be a part of it and share your memories.

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Oct-2017
An audience without Alan Bennett
Lincs Inspire present An audience without Alan Bennett on Friday 10 November in The Albert Room at Cleethorpes Library from 7:30 pm.

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Oct-2017
Raising Awareness of Men's Health
In support of Movember - writer, musician and performer brings you together for a spot of laughter therapy! Talks and exhibition at Cleethorpes Library.

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Oct-2017
New Open Art Exhibition
Lincs Inspire Arts and Library Service has announced that a new Open Art Exhibition will be held in the Cleethorpes Library Albert Room in December 2017.

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Oct-2017
Group Exercise Timetables
From Monday, October 23, to make way for a new group exercise class, our timetables at Cleethorpes and Grimsby have been updated.

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Oct-2017
October Half Term Holiday Ideas
Supervised sports days, drop-in arts sessions, swimming and football courses plus much more during half term for children and adults!

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Oct-2017
Libraries celebrate Halloween
'Scared' reading groups and a paranormal talk by Stephen Wade will get you in the mood for Halloween.

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Oct-2017
CUSTOMER NOTICE
Please be aware that we will no longer accept the old £1 coin at our facilities after Sunday 15th October 2017. 

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Oct-2017
Meet the Area's Best Local Authors
Lincs Inspire's Local Authors’ Fayre - Cleethorpes Library's Albert Room. Saturday, October 14, from 10am to 12 noon.

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Oct-2017
Supporting local authors
Celebrate Libraries Week and hear local author Rebecca Mascull talk about her new book at Waltham Library. Then meet a host of local authors at a Fayre at Cleethorpes Library.

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Oct-2017
Celebrating Ability
Join us in celebration of three years of inclusive sports activity. Wednesday, October 4 at Grimsby Leisure Centre.

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Sep-2017
Discover our archives
Five hundred year old artefacts and historical documents will on display as part of Libraries Week. What treasures can you find?

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Sep-2017
Poetry and Jazz in your library
Live poetry readings and Jazz music as part of National Poetry Day on Thursday, September 28.

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Sep-2017
Library Survey - views needed
Do you use Lincs Inspire libraries? Take part in NELC's opening hours survey, available in Cleethorpes, Grimsby, Immingham and Waltham libraries.

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Sep-2017
Car Parking Permit Renewal
Members with parking permits for Cleethorpes Leisure Centre car park are reminded to collect their new pass from reception by the end of September 2017.

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Sep-2017
Canadian Team Takes on Grimsby’s Ancient Mariners
Grimsby's walking footballers were recently in action at Bradley Football Development Centre against a team of footballers visiting from Canada.

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Sep-2017
Changes to swimming timetables
Please be aware that from Sunday 1st October 2017 there will be a number of changes to our pool timetables at Grimsby Leisure Centre and Immingham Swimming Pool following our annual review.

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Sep-2017
Pedal Power Event
Come down to Cleethorpes Leisure Centre on Sunday 17th September for a celebration of cycling and pedal vehicles between 10am - 4pm.

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Sep-2017
An Evening with McDermott and Lever
Two Grimsby Town Football Club legends will be appearing at Bradley Football Development Centre on Friday 8th September.

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Sep-2017
The Day Shearer Came To Town
Football legend and former England captain Alan Shearer recently paid a visit to Waltham Library where he took part in one of our Sporting Memories sessions.

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Sep-2017
August Bank Holiday opening hours
View our opening hours for the August Bank Holiday Monday.

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Aug-2017
Roller Derby Taster Session
Find out more about Roller Derby at Grimsby Leisure Centre on Sunday, September 3 at 9:30am.

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Aug-2017
Revised opening hours for Grimsby Leisure Centre
Opening hours to change from September 4th in the original Grimsby Leisure Centre building (gym, bowls, toning and sports hall).

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Aug-2017
Cycle Skills Sessions
Whether your child is just starting out or you would like them to be able to ride their bike more safely – there is a cycle skills session for your child this summer.

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Jul-2017
Animal Agents Reading Challenge
Sign-up for this summer's reading challenge at Lincs Inspire Libraries and meet a bunch of crime-busting creatures.

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Jul-2017
Lost Grave of King Richard III Talk
Lincs Inspire Libraries presents an insightful talk from the lady who spearheaded the campaign to find the lost grave of an anointed King of England.

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Jul-2017
Summer Holiday Programme
Find out what Lincs Inspire is planning to keep the children active and entertained over the summer holidays.

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Jul-2017
New sessions in Grimsby
Improve your health and wellbeing at two new sessions taking place at Grimsby Leisure Centre. Find out more about the sessions here.

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Jul-2017
Charity Event Raises £500 for RNLI
We're pleased to say we raised a fantastic £500 for the RNLI at our FIT TO PARTY 2 Charity Event at Grimsby Auditorium last month.

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Jul-2017
Reading Well
If you're living with a long term condition you can find free, expert-endorsed support in your local Lincs Inspire Library.

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Jul-2017
Important Notice - Ice Rink
We are contacting all our members to inform them of changes to their Lincs Inspire membership.

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Jun-2017
Superb Summer Pass
Young people can have fun and keep active during the summer holidays for only £25 with Lincs Inspire’s six week Active Junior Pass.

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Jun-2017
Choreographer needs your stories
London based Choreographer Nina von der Werth is creating a new dance piece, entitled The Humber and Me, that needs your stories!

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Jun-2017
Drowning Prevention Week
In support of Drowning Prevention Week, local school children are being invited to make a splash by taking part in free water safety sessions delivered by Lincs Inspire.

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Jun-2017
CUSTOMER NOTICE
The sports hall, squash courts, table tennis area & café area will be closed at Grimsby Leisure Centre (Rink side) from 7am to 10pm on 29th June, 30th June and 1st July.

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Jun-2017
CUSTOMER NOTICE
Please note that the swimming pool at Grimsby Leisure Centre will be closed to the public on Friday 16th June from 9am to 3.45pm for the 2017 Humber school games county finals.

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Jun-2017
Swimming Lesson Payment Advice
Re-payment for the next swim lesson period is required by Sunday 18th June 2017. This payment will cover lessons from: Monday 26th June to Sunday 23rd September 2017.

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Jun-2017
Make a Noise in Libraries Fortnight
Blind or visually impaired residents are encouraged to join library's Listening Book Group.

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Jun-2017
Customer Notice - further details >
Grimsby Leisure Centre's swimming pool will be closed on Sunday, June 4 for essential maintenance works. Fitness facilities are open as normal.

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Jun-2017
Bank Holiday Opening Hours
View our opening hours for the Spring bank holiday on Monday, May 29.

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May-2017
Half Term Activities
Lincs Inspire’s half term activities are a great way of getting active, making friends and having fun!

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May-2017
New PCs in Libraries
Our libraries will receive new public access computers with the latest software and online packages. Work starts Friday, May 26.

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May-2017
Rob's Visit To The Toning Suite
North East Lincolnshire Council’s Chief Executive paid a visit to Grimsby Leisure Centre’s Toning Suite a few days after running the Virgin Money London Marathon.

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May-2017
Customer Notice
Grimsby Leisure Centre swimming pool will be closed for essential maintenance work on Sunday, June 4. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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May-2017
Events celebrate local heritage
Historical document preservation and the history of Immingham Dock - join us to celebrate Local History Month on May 23rd and May 26th.

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May-2017
FIT TO PARTY 2
Have fun getting fit with your friends and come along to our FIT TO PARTY 2 charity event at Grimsby Auditorium on Tuesday 6th June.

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May-2017
View the original Havelock Seal
There will be a unique opportunity to view the original Grimsby’s Havelock Seal on Wednesday 10th May from 10am to 2pm.

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May-2017
Richard's Active Forever Journey
Listeners to Compass FM have been hearing about a very special mission set for the station’s Richard Lyon, as he aims to improve his health and wellbeing.

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May-2017
CUSTOMER NOTICE - £5 Notes
Please be aware that after Friday 5th May 2017 the old £5 note will no longer be accepted as legal tender.

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May-2017
Shape Up For Summer
Get active and healthy for summer with our special offer - £60 for 3 months.

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May-2017
Bank Holiday opening hours
View our opening hours over the May Bank Holidays.

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Apr-2017
Charity Group Cycling Event
Do you enjoy a challenge? Do you think you can complete up to five group cycling classes in a row? If so, we may have the challenge for you!

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Apr-2017
Alan's Adventure into Grandfather's Past
Alan attended one of Lincs Inspire’s local and family history workshops hoping to trace his grandfather. Read about his story here.

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Apr-2017
Local History Month
Lincs Inspire Libraries and Archives present Local and Community History Month May 2017. Find out more here.

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Apr-2017
Ian's Fitness Journey
Six years ago Ian weighed 21 and a half stone. He was keen to lose weight and live a more active and healthy life. Find out about his story here.

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Apr-2017
World Book Night 2017
Celebrate reading in North East Lincolnshire on World Book Night 2017 and find the free book!

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Apr-2017
Inclusive Sports Open Day
An inclusive sports open day is being held on Wednesday 26 April at Grimsby Leisure Centre as part of our Inspiring Lives programme.

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Apr-2017
Easter holiday activities
Sports sessions, leisure activities, courses and family fun to keep you entertained this Easter.

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Apr-2017
Support for aqua therapy session
The NatWest branch in Immingham raises money for disability swimming group.

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Mar-2017
Reconnect with the past
Library Service to work with local people on creating a sense of place and identity.

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Mar-2017
Boys dance sessions
Weekly dance sessions for boys start at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre this month.

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Mar-2017
Swimming Lesson Payment Advice
Re-payment for the next swim lesson period is required by 26/03/17. This payment will cover lessons from 03/04/17 to 25/06/17.

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Mar-2017
Gift a healthy Mother's Day
Give the gift of health this Mother's Day. Buy one gift voucher, get one free.

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Mar-2017
Walking Netball
Lincs Inspire is launching a new Walking Netball session at Grimsby Leisure Centre on Friday 3rd March from 10.45am to 12 noon.

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Mar-2017
Sign up for Swimathon 2017
Raise money for Marie Curie with a Swimathon challenge at Lincs Inspire swimming pools.

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Mar-2017
CUSTOMER NOTICE
Please note that all Cleethorpes Leisure Centre car parking permits now need renewing.

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Mar-2017
MBE for swim school instructor
Lincs Inspire swim school instructor and Immingham fundraiser, Mary Clark, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s 2017 Honours.

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Mar-2017
Superhero Challenge
Do you have the co-ordination and brains of a superhero? Come and find out at Lincs Inspire Libraries Superhero Challenge.

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Feb-2017
Memory Lane Group
If you like to share memories and have a chat and a cuppa, the new ‘Memory Lane Group’ at Cleethorpes Library could be for you.

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Jan-2017
Les Mills Launch
Have you booked your place for our launch of the new Les Mills releases at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre on Sunday 15 January?

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Jan-2017

2016

Walking Netball
There will be Walking Netball Taster Session on Saturday 14 January at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre from 10am to 12 noon.

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Dec-2016
Christmas Ice Parties
Come along in your finest festive outfit and join us for fun and games at the Polar Cubs and Polar Bears Christmas parties.

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Dec-2016
Xmas Holiday Activities
Lincs Inspire’s Sports Development team are holding Christmas holiday activities at Grimsby & Cleethorpes Leisure Centre this December.

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Dec-2016
Geekmas in Libraries
Come to a festive event with a difference and celebrate Geekmas with Lincs Inspire Libraries!

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Dec-2016
Festive fun at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre
Cleethorpes Leisure Centre will be getting into the festive spirit on Saturday 17 December with a roller disco and arts and crafts!

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Dec-2016
Cracking Christmas Offer
Start your new year’s resolution early and get active this December with Lincs Inspire’s cracking Christmas offer!

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Dec-2016
Countdown to Christmas
Make the most of the countdown to Christmas with Lincs Inspire’s daily offers in December.

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Dec-2016
Book signing at Library
A book signing is being held at Grimsby Library on Saturday 26th November from 10am to 12pm featuring local author, Richard Gurnham.

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Nov-2016
Local History Merchandise
Lincs Inspire libraries are launching a range of unique merchandise using images from the libraries Local History collection.

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Nov-2016
#LovetoRead
As part of the BBC’s #LovetoRead campaign James Hoggarth from BBC Radio Humberside will hold a short reading in Cleethorpes Library.

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Nov-2016
Mariners Trust Support Sessions
The Mariners Trust have donated £500 to Lincs Inspire to support our work with the Sporting Memories group at Waltham Library.

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Nov-2016
Remember your Immingham schooldays
If you are an ex-pupil or teacher and have memories that you would like to share, join us at this informal drop-in event.

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Oct-2016
Car Parking Changes at Cleethorpes
Please be aware of important changes to the parking permit arrangements at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre car park.

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Oct-2016
Halloween activities in leisure centres!
Local children are guaranteed to have a spooky and fun-packed October half term with a host of activities conjured up by Lincs Inspire!

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Oct-2016
An Audience Without Alan Bennett
Lincs Inspire is delighted to announce that Waltham Library has been selected to participate in the very special virtual author event.

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Oct-2016
Hurrah For Half Term Activities!
Lincs Inspire’s half term activities are a great way of getting active, making friends and having fun!

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Oct-2016
Around The Cauldron
There will be scary stories, creepy poems and spooky games around the cauldron in Lincs Inspire Libraries this October half term.

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Oct-2016
Jon Richardson
The Jon Richardson – THE OLD MAN tour is coming to the Grimsby Auditorium on Saturday 20 May 2017 at 8pm.

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Oct-2016
Home At Seven
From the writer of the classic play Journey’s End comes this well-crafted thriller, starring Brian Capron and Jenny Funnell.

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Oct-2016
Gino's Italian Escape
Join Gino D’Acampo for an evening of food and fun when he brings a piece of Italy to Grimsby Auditorium on Saturday 22nd April 2017.

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Oct-2016
Local & Family History Workshops
During the sessions we will provide help with research using a variety of resources including: Maps, Census returns and more.

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Oct-2016
ICT Taster Sessions
As part of Get Online Week (17th October to 22nd October) Lincs Inspire Libraries will be holding ICT Taster sessions.

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Oct-2016
Car Parking Changes at Cleethorpes
Please be aware of important changes to the parking permit arrangements at Cleethorpes Leisure Centre car park.

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Oct-2016
Random Readings
Poets will be popping up in Lincs Inspire Libraries on Thursday 6th October throughout the day to deliver poetry readings.

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Oct-2016
Starbard's Coffee Morning
Come along to our MacMillan coffee morning with a difference on Friday 30 September at Grimsby Library from 10 am to 12 noon!

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Sep-2016
Kevin and Karen Dance
In 2017, Strictly sweethearts Kevin and Karen Clifton return to Grimsby with their sensational new live show Kevin and Karen Dance.

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Sep-2016
Memory Lane Group
If you like to share memories and have a chat and a cuppa, the new ‘Memory Lane Group’ at Waltham Library could be for you.

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Sep-2016
Inclusive Sports Open Day
The session, which runs from 9.30am to 2.30pm, offers a variety of inclusive activities for users to enjoy.

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Sep-2016
Aladdin - Junior Chorus Auditions
Grimsby Auditorium are looking for children aged 9-16 to be part of the Junior Chorus for the show which opens on 9 December 2016.

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Sep-2016
Shake, Rattle & Read
The fun-filled classes combine reading and exercise and are aimed at pre-school children and their parents.

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Sep-2016
Active Points
Pre-register for our wellness rewards programme launching on Monday 19 September in partnership with Active Points.

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Sep-2016
Ice Skating Courses
The NISA learn to skate programme at Grimsby Leisure Centre offers a structured skating scheme for beginners. New courses start this week!

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Sep-2016
FIT TO PARTY
Come along to our FIT TO PARTY charity event at Grimsby Auditorium on Tuesday 20 September from 6.30pm to 9pm.

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Sep-2016
Electrical Maintenance
Lincs Inspire’s centres will be taking cash payments only from 2 September to 4 September due to electrical maintenance.

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Aug-2016
Tai Chi Sessions
Tai Chi Shibashi style sessions are starting at Bradley Football Development Centre on Monday 12th September.

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Aug-2016
Alien's Parade Along The Prom
The Alien's Parade on 27 August provides the perfect opportunity to dress up in your most out of this world costume!

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Aug-2016
Billy Ocean
British Soul icon Billy Ocean will be performing at the Grimsby Auditorium on Thursday 6th April 2017.

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Aug-2016
Wonderland Cast Announcement
Wonderland will be visiting the Grimsby Auditorium from Monday 27 February to Saturday 4 March 2017.

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Aug-2016
Polar Bears Summer Disco
Come along & join our polar bears for fun and games at the Polar Bears Summer Disco at Grimsby Leisure Centre’s ice rink.

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Aug-2016
Reading Challenge Is Underway
The Summer Reading Challenge takes place every year and this year’s challenge is underway in Lincs Inspire libraries.

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Aug-2016
Build A Model Chocolate Factory
Come along to one of our libraries, imagine your Willy Wonka and help to build a model chocolate factory to display.

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Aug-2016
Small Friendly Animals
Meet some small friendly animals brought to you by Zoolab including one or two from James and the Giant Peach.

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Aug-2016
Wizard Of Oz
Now in its 13th year, Grimsby Auditorium and Lincs Inspire Summer Youth Musical will perform the magical Wizard Of Oz.

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Jul-2016
Active Infants
Infants can have fun and keep active during the summer holidays for only £25 with Lincs Inspire! Find out more here.

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Jul-2016
Holiday Activities
We have a whole host of fun-filled summer holiday activities, featuring multi sports, football, dance, dodgeball & more!

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Jul-2016
Circus Skills & Giant Ears
Ever fancied trying your hand at some circus skills? Well now’s your chance at the Big Friendly Giant event!

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Jul-2016
Local Authors' Fair
The fair is being held at Grimsby Library on Saturday 30th July from 10:30am to 12:30pm.

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Jul-2016
The Knowledge Emporium
The Knowledge Emporium is a sweetshop with one big difference: it doesn’t take money. It trades sweets for knowledge!

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Jul-2016
Threads of the Past Proves a Great Success
An innovative heritage project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, delivered by Lincs Inspire’s Library Service & Nicky Dillerstone.

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Jul-2016
Superb Summer Pass
Young people can have fun and keep active during the summer holidays for only £25 with Lincs Inspire’s Active Junior Pass.

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Jul-2016
Shared Reading Group
The group will meet every other Saturday in Grimsby Library from 11am – 12 noon starting on Saturday 9 July.

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Jul-2016
Junior Workout at Market Rasen Racecourse
We're teaming up with Market Rasen Racecourse to promote health and wellbeing among young people in the county.

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Jun-2016
Somme Events
Lincs Inspire Libraries will be hosting a number of events to commemorate the centenary of the Battle of the Somme.

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Jun-2016
Total Warrior Challenge for Staff
Six brave members of Lincs Inspire staff will be taking part in the Total Warrior challenge to raise money for Help For Heroes.

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Jun-2016
Local History Collection Merchandise
Lincs Inspire libraries are launching a range of merchandise using images from the libraries Local History collection.

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Jun-2016
Drowning Prevention Week
In support of Drowning Prevention Week, local school children are being invited to take part in free water safety sessions.

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Jun-2016
Wartime Memories Reminiscence
The reminiscence session will be held at Waltham Library on Thursday 23 June from 2pm to 4pm and will be led by Christine Motley.

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Jun-2016
Champion Of The Flatlands
An exhilarating performance of Indian Kathak Dance and BMX Freestyle riding at the Grimsby Auditorium on Thursday 16 June.

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Jun-2016
Shake, Rattle & Read
The fun-filled classes, which are free, combine reading and exercise and are aimed at pre-school children and their parents.

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Jun-2016
Rehearsal For Murder
Rehearsal For Murder comes to the Grimsby Auditorium for one week from Monday 15th to Saturday 20th August 2016.

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Jun-2016
Make A Noise In Libraries
The annual campaign brings public libraries and blind and partially sighted people together in an effort to improve access to books and information.

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Jun-2016

To contact the press office email: amy.smith@lincsinspire.com or daniel.cliffe@lincsinspire.com