Limestone loving plants once common to old-fashioned meadows and pastures can still be found in Rauceby’s wide roadside verges. Ancient trackways and drove roads, like Church Lane, Drove Lane and Ermine Street, still provide ‘wildlife corridors’ for barn owls, buzzards, hares and even glow worms.
This walk is 4.75 miles. Please meet at the High Wood Car Park, Church Lane, North Rauceby at 2.30pm. Please allow up to an two and a half hours to complete this walk and will take you through open countryside, woodland and along farm tracks.
For more information please contact our Countryside Officer by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01522 688868.
Rauceby Walks is walk number 7 of the collection of Stepping Out walks. All the walks have been developed in to an easy to read booklet with step by step directions to help you along your way which are available to download from www.countrysidenk.co.uk. You can also call us on 01529 308207 or email email@example.com for a hardcopy to be posted to you.
You can also discover many points of interest about Sleaford’s historic riverside with North Kesteven District Council’s Sleaford Riverside History Trail!
From the origins of Sleaford Leisure Centre which was once an outdoor lido known as Bristol Baths to appreciating the imposing architecture of Lafford Terrace which was once the most impressive terrace of domestic housing in Sleaford.
With the easy to use map and directions and intriguing historical facts, this self-guided trail is the ideal way to experience the Sleaford of days gone by.
The trail will take approximately 1 hour, but don’t forget to take some time to explore the many charming places along the way including Cogglesford Watermill and Navigation House.
You can pick up your FREE trail at Navigation House or Cogglesford Watermill, open 7 days a week, 12 to 4pm. Alternatively you can contact the North Kesteven District Council Tourism Team on 01529 308207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Craftspace present a wealth of talented makers from across the Midlands at The National Centre for Craft & Design
From 13 May – 9 Jul 2017, Craftspace’s contemporary craft exhibition Made in the Middle, will be on show at the The National Centre for Craft & Design in Sleaford. Made in the Middle is a recurring touring exhibition of high quality contemporary craft and applied art from the Midlands. The eighth in the series, the exhibition provides a great opportunity to purchase and commission work from some of the best makers in the region.
Made in the Middle is part of Craftspace’s 30th anniversary programme and is a partnership between Craftspace and the Herbert Art Gallery & Museum in collaboration with The National Centre for Craft & Design.
Featuring both recent graduates and makers with established reputations, there is a wealth of creativity on display, including ceramics, jewellery, metalwork and textiles. Selected by an expert panel through open entry, it promotes the best of contemporary craft from makers living and working in the Midlands or with a strong recent regional connection.
28 makers have been selected by a panel of curators and craft sector specialists. The makers offer an insight into the skill, creativity and innovative practice within the region.
Selected exhibitors include jeweller Dauvit Alexander who creates striking jewellery for men combining found materials and precious gemstones, Aimee Bollu who also takes inspiration from found items which she combines with beautiful minimal ceramic vessels, John Grayson who uses traditional metal forming and enamel decorating processes to create whimsical, humorous and decorative metal objects and Karina Thompson who pushes the boundaries of digital embroidery.
The exhibition will continue its tour to major galleries across the Midlands into 2018 raising the profile of regional makers and giving them the opportunity to sell their work to regional and national collectors. Visitors are encouraged to consider commissioning new work from local makers and a range of more affordable work will be available to buy, whether your budget is a few pounds or a thousand pounds.
A new website celebrating 30 years of Made in the Middle has recently launched. The online exhibition features 30 makers from almost 250 who have exhibited during the 30 year history of the exhibition and draws on the wealth of resources created to tell the story of Made in the Middle from 1988 to the present. madeinthemiddle.org
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