Saturday, March 25, 2023

The fun of the fair returns to Stamford and Grantham

Rides, attractions and fun for all the family as Mid Lent Fairs return to Stamford and Grantham later this month.

Whether you want to take a spin on the waltzers, brave it on white-knuckle rides, eat some sticky candyfloss or try your hand at hooking some ducks – there will be something for everyone.

Stamford’s fair will be open from Monday 20 March until Saturday 25 March 2023. It will bring attractions to Broad Street, Star Lane, Red Lion Square, Sheep Market, Castle Dyke and Bath Row.

The official opening will take place at the Waltzers on Broad Street at 6pm on Monday 20 March.

Leader of South Kesteven District Council, Cllr Kelham Cooke said: “We are really looking forward to welcoming the Mid Lent Fair to Stamford and Grantham once again.

“The fairs are a colourful part of our tradition and always hugely popular with residents and visitors alike.

“With over 100 rides and attractions for all ages to enjoy, it will be wonderful to see fantastic entertainment right here on our doorsteps.”

The fair then moves to the Market Place in Grantham on Sunday 26 March until Wednesday 29 March.

The official opening will take place at the Dodgems in the Market Place at 2pm on Sunday 26 March.

Road closures and restrictions will be in place during the fair.

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