Stamford Georgian Festival 23rd September

Events

23 September 2017

Street Market on Broad Street

Peruse the various goods on sale at our lively street market.


23 September 2017

Tower tours

Enjoy an unrivalled view of Stamford from All Saints Church - 120 feet up!


23 September 2017

Tours of the Town Hall

See ancient regalia, Malcom Sargent room and old jail cells.


23 September 2017

Heritage Skills Fair

Meet the Institute of Historic Building Conservation and Heritage Lincolnshire to see traditional skills on display and chat to crafts people.


23 September 2017

Omnibus Carriage rides

Take a trip back in time with our authentic horse drawn ride around the centre of Stamford.


23 September 2017

Mail coach rides around Burghley Park

A rare opportunity to embark on a 20 minute horse drawn experience through beautiful Burghley Park.


23 September 2017

Special mail coach ride around Stamford

For one ride only, the mail coach and horses will drive in a circuit around central Stamford for a unique view of the town.


23 September 2017

Entertainment on the Meadows

Traders and the Coldstream 1815 Regiment of Foot Guards, French soldiers and other re-enactment characters will be based on the Meadows along with free entertainment, Punch & Judy and a traditional fun-fair.


23 September 2017

Public Toilette (Dressing a lady)

Be one of the privileged few invited to view a Georgian lady’s intimate daily ritual of dressing.


23 September 2017

HMS Welland

Local vocal group HMS Welland join the festival again this year with their renditions of shanties from the Georgian era.


23 September 2017

Dancing with Mr Darcy & Tea with Mrs Bennet

Period dance demonstrations - have a go, all levels of dancers welcome.


23 September 2017

Stamford Walking Tour

Join Blue Badge guide Jill Collinge to see the sights of Stamford. 


23 September 2017

The Galloping Acrobatics show

Roll up roll up for some equestrian razzle dazzle as you watch some mesmerising feats of balance and equestrian skill.


23 September 2017

Sedan Chair racing

Bring a friend to battle it out for who can be the fastest Georgian taxi around the course!


23 September 2017

Frumenty

Making a welcome return to the festival is Frumenty, a four piece local folk group.


23 September 2017

Fan talk and demonstration

Explore the history and language of the fan with Amy-Nicole, learning about its roots in the 18th Century.


23 September 2017

A Georgian Journey

Poetry reading with Teresa Mclean.


23 September 2017

Georgian makeup

Acquire a beauty spot and have yourself transformed with ‘paint and powder’ into the epitome of Georgian style!


23 September 2017

Polly Honeycombe - A Whimsical Passion

Plot, elopement, passion, rapture… Join us for a delicious 18th Century romp!


23 September 2017

Fan decorating workshop

Not just for the ladies! Under the guidance of an expert Amy-Nicole, decorate your own personalised, high quality wooden folding fan.


23 September 2017

Jane Austen's Gardens with 'The Historic Gardener'

Jane Austen uses gardens to set the scene as her characters go about their daily lives but what did these look like?


23 September 2017

Dance demonstration Regency Re-Jigged

Enjoy costumed dancers performing period steps for your delectation and delight.


23 September 2017

Slavery workshop

Meet William Knight, a crew member on a slave ship, as he recounts the nature of man’s inhumanity to man.


23 September 2017

The Mad King & The Coronation Chair

The madness of George III is legendary. This is the story of a King in crisis.


23 September 2017

Stamford Walking Tour

Join Blue Badge guide Jill Collinge to see the sights of Stamford. 


23 September 2017

Letting the Georgians go to your head

Hear and see how the varieties of headwear changed throughout the Georgian era.


23 September 2017

The Gin Whore Show

Historical tales of hooch and harlots, paired with the very best gins in a slightly naughty one woman show!


23 September 2017

Illuminati Evening

For 700 years Stamford played host to its own ‘bull run’. This evening this ancient tradition is recreated for your entertainment.


23 September 2017

'The Best Bits of Messiah' Choral Concert

St Martin’s Singers and Stamford’s Choir of Women’s Voices conducted by Fergus Black.


23 September 2017

Austentatious (SOLD OUT)

An entirely improvised, entirely brilliant Regency comedy extravaganza.


Contacts

Stamford Georgian Festvial

01780 763203

boxoffice@stamfordartscentre.com

Stamford Arts Centre, 27 St Mary's Street, Stamford, Lincs PE9 2DL

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The Stamford Georgian Festival is core funded and organised by South Kesteven District Council