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Welcome to Visit Boston UK. Set in the heart of Lincolnshire’s dramatic Fenland, Boston UK is immersed in history. This classic market town is a gem found on the edge of the famous Wash, making it the perfect base for a short break to the area with lots of things to see in Boston.

Boston was once a centre of trade, and second only to London in the United Kingdom. Much of the rich history of the town is still evident today as visitors navigate their way around the tapestry of streets and walkways. The tower of “The Stump” (St. Botolph’s Church) can be seen from miles around and is a must visit. Nearby, Boston Guildhall is a magnificent medieval building built in the 1390’s and is now a fascinating visitor attraction. Boston also has a wide variety of sports clubs and activities for all ages, which can be found at Active Lincolnshire.

No market town is complete without its weekly markets. Wednesday and Saturdays are when Boston’s take place, making it ideal for both a mid-week break or a weekend. The Medieval Lanes are filled with independent shops and many of your favourite High Street stores can be found in Pescod Square, the town’s main shopping area. An eclectic mix of English and European restaurants and cafes mean there are plenty of places to eat. For evening entertainment, look out for events at Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre. Around Boston you’ll find yet more heritage with Hussey Tower, two RSPB nature reserves (Freiston Shore and Frampton Marsh) and within easy reach is the coastal resort of Skegness. However, Boston Lincolnshire is much more than it’s principal town. Visit Boston UK will feature upcoming events, things to see in Boston, accommodation and much more information so make sure you Visit Boston today!

 

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Writers’ Workshop

June 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Last of the month, repeating until April 1, 2020

Join writer Helen Claire Gould to learn everything you need to know about how to write and self publish in our monthly workshops. Places are limited, so booking is essential.

Boston Market

June 26 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 am on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating indefinitely

No market town is complete without the hustle and bustle of it's market day, and Boston hosts traders from across the region each Wednesday and Saturday. Traditional market goods of fresh fruit, vegetables and meats are on offer, together with contemporary clothing, electronics and arts  & crafts. To apply for a stall please fill out the Markets Policy and Application Form A stall can be made available on the market every Saturday for use by charities and local organisations. This…

Craft and Gift Market

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until November 14, 2019

Boston's Craft and Gift Markets offers a selection of bespoke, unique items, perfect for gifts or beautiful additions to your home. The Craft and Gift Markets run every Thursday in the Market Place, Boston. If you would like to trade at the Craft and Gift Markets, please email events@boston.gov.uk or download our application form and our terms and conditions.

St. Guthlac’s Church Fishtoft Coffee Morning

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday 29th June 'Gina's Coffee Morning' from 10 am - 12 pm. Stalls to include Cakes, Tombola, Raffle & refreshments Tickets £1 on the door All welcome Proceeds to Church Funds.

Fan Fare Swing Band at The Beonna at All Saints

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Benington Community Heritage Trust and the We'll Meet Again Homefront Museum invite you to a fantastic night of music at The Beonna at All Saints. Put on your glad rags (1940s dress optional!) and dance the night away to the big songs of the ears, performed by the Fan Fare Swing Band and vocalist Joanne Shields. Tickets cost just £12.50, including a buffet, and all proceeds support two local charities - Benington Community Heritage Trust (the group of local residents…

One Night with Elvis

June 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Tony Memphis King returns to Blackfriars with his popular One Night With Elvis show. **Prices include a 50p per seat 'refurbishment' levy.

Messy Mornings & Coffee Time

July 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 am on Monday, repeating indefinitely

Enjoy the creativity of messy play with your child without the mess in your house! Stay for refreshments afterwards. Please wear old clothes. For toddlers and preschool children and their families.

A Night On Broadway

July 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on July 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm

A spectacular evening filled with musicals old and new, heartwarming character portrayals, impressive harmonies and inspiring choreography. Showcasing our most promising and dedicated young performers deep and sincere love of theatre. **Prices include a 50p per seat 'refurbishment' levy. 

Through the Ages

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until July 7, 2019

Walk through the ages at Boston's Central Park on Saturday the 6th and Sunday 7th July! The park will be taken over by different re-enactment groups including Victorians, vikings and more! You can watch blacksmiths at work, witness epic battles, and learn about how people in different times used to live.

Butterfly Release & Summer Fete

July 14 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Butterfly Hospice Trust are delighted to invite you to our annual Butterfly Release. This very special event is an opportunity to come together to release hundreds of butterflies in a 'Celebration of Life'  or in 'Memory of your Loved One.' Entertainment, school choirs, readings, stalls, food, drink, tombola, face-painting, raffle and lots more...

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