Arts and Attractions

Lincs Inspire Limited and its trading subsidiary, Lincs Inspire Venues and Enterprises Limited, operates visitor attractions, venues and services across Lincolnshire. All contribute to our aim of inspiring people from all backgrounds to lead active, healthy and fulfilling lives, read more about our services below:

Arts Development

Arts Development – North East Lincolnshire

Arts Development in North East Lincolnshire is a team of three who use arts activities of all types to deliver health and well-being outcomes.

The central areas of work include delivering activities for the South Bank Dance Hub, our ongoing partnership working with the four Lincs Inspire Libraries and various arts and crafts workshops to develop creativity and improved mental well-being. An arrangement with North East Lincolnshire Council sees us lead the area’s Music Hub.

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Whisby Natural World

Natural World Centre

The Natural World Centre is set in the heart of a beautiful nature park. The centre houses the delicious Boardwalk Bistro serving local food and incredible children’s adventure play areas.

Our Cygnet Suite on the lower ground floor is available for private hire – overlooking the Whisby Nature Reserve – a perfect setting for your wedding reception or special occasion.

We host children’s birthday parties, arts and crafts activities and work closely with the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust. Come and discover us today.


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Grimsby Auditorium

Grimsby Auditorium

Grimsby Auditorium is North East Lincolnshire’s leading entertainments venue operated by Lincs Inspire Venues and Enterprises Limited.

An intimate, adaptable custom designed venue perfect for either seated (1215) or standing (2053) concerts.

Since opening in 1995, Grimsby Auditorium has hosted some of the best loved performers and international touring acts and shows (Starlight Express, Blood Brothers and Calendar Girls), through renowned comedians (Jimmy Carr, Peter Kay and Sarah Millican), and international rock acts (Morrissey, Kasabian and The Stereophonics), the list goes on.


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Nation Centre for craft and design

The National Centre for Craft & Design

The National Centre for Craft & Design is the largest venue in England entirely dedicated to the exhibition, celebration, support and promotion of national and international contemporary craft and design.

Under one roof, five gallery spaces showcase up to 20 world-class exhibitions every year from the most innovative, challenging and accomplished artists to new and emerging talent.

A stimulating learning programme inspires people of all ages, skills and interest levels and the shop is a cultural haven for the latest contemporary handmade products.



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artsNK is a unique team of visual and performing arts specialists that initiates and supports arts projects across the North Kesteven district, Lincolnshire and the East Midlands.

artsNK design and deliver community arts programmes to meet the needs, demands and aspirations of the residents of North Kesteven District. We have diverse and comprehensive programmes in the performing and visual arts, as well as play an increasingly important role in the strategic development of the arts within North Kesteven.

artsNK believes that the arts contribute significantly to the artistic, cultural and economic life of communities, building social cohesion, making special places as well as improving the health and wellbeing of individuals.


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