What's on inStamford


Welcome to Stamford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Stamford - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Stamford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Stamford

18
OCT
The Chocolate Men
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

The Chocolate Men shows bring the sexiest male strippers the hottest butlers laughter thrills & excitement. Birthdays Hens Divorce Celebrations good old fashioned girls night out ‐ come along and experience a night you wont ever want to forget. The best fun…

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19
OCT
Thunder: Unplugged & Unscripted
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

British rock band Thunder will celebrate their 30th anniversary with a series of up‐close‐and‐personal shows for fans. Founding members singer Danny Bowes and guitarist Luke Morley will talking through the highs and lows of life in Britains most popular rock band.…

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20
OCT
Ralph McTell
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

With a style that invites you into a unique world he weaves a narrative that is both significant and poignant. Ralph made his debut in 1968 with the album Eight Frames a Second and in 1974 the release of Streets of London…

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20
OCT
James Campbell: Comedy4Kids
Corn Exchange Theatre

Hold onto your socks take the banana out of your ears and enjoy the best comedy for kids from the man who invented it. James show will find The Funny Things about everything including pets couscous spaniels making your own yoghurt bees…

Category: Family Events

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23
OCT
English Youth Ballet
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

EYB celebrates its twentieth anniversary year English Youth Ballet has gained in popularity and has an established formidable reputation for classic and dramatic productions of the famous classical ballets.With professional dancers dancing the leading roles the company gives young dancers throughout…

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26
OCT
60s Spectacular : Dave Berry and The Cruisers
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

When you think of the 1960s you think of the golden era of music with so many hits.For those fortunate to be there the Swinging Sixties was a magical time for popular music a truly golden age which spun hit after hit.Dont…

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28
OCT
David Gower
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

David Gower the legendary former England cricket Captain is extending his Spring tour through to Autumn due to popular demand. Often described as one of the most stylish left‐handed batsmen of all time the blond‐haired 80s bombshell promises to share his thoughts…

Category: Sports

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29
OCT
Murder By Gaslight
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Murder by Gaslight is a ghoulish audience with two of most infamous poisoners in British history ‐ William Palmer and Harvey Crippen. We invite you to encounter these murderous men of medicine as the diabolical doctors regale you with their case histories…

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31
OCT
Monstersaurus
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

This brand new show from the creators of Aliens Love Underpants is monster‐ously good Follow the young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of whacky inventions and incredible monsters but he has a problem ‐ now he has made them…

Category: Family Events

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01
NOV
Harry & Chris : This Ones For The Aliens
Corn Exchange Theatre

Harry and Chris Guardian Pick of the Fringe 2018 are at the top of their field having invented the field of comedy‐rap‐jazz. Theyve sold out three Edinburgh shows appeared on the Russell Howard Hour and were called fabulously entertaining by Jonathan Ross…

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08
NOV
Mercury: The Ultimate Queen Tribute
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

With a dynamic stage show that fully emulates the true charismatic appeal of rocks mostflamboyant front man backed up by superbly crafted harmonies and intricateguitar work this is a night not to be missed. Freddie was an original. He…

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10
NOV
Back To The Blitz!
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Celebrate Remembrance Sunday with us with songs from yesteryear and a rousing patriotic finale. Cassandra Patterson heads this new group as Musical Director. Cassie has been a professional musician for over 15 years and is also deeply involved with local amateur dramatic…

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11
NOV
Scarecrows Wedding
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Betty OBarley and Harry OHay are excellent scarecrows. Their wedding plans are all coming together until Harry leaves Bettys side and the devilishly smooth Reginald Rake tries to take Harrys place. Will Harry make it back in time to save their special…

Category: Family Events

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19
NOV
The Whirlwind: Jimmy White
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

You will hear about it all ‐ from the early days of century breaks through the ecstasy of the major wins and 147s to the agony of missing out on the holy grail of snooker ‐ the world championship. Footage on…

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29
NOV
Andy Parsons: Healing The Nation
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Cracking adlibbing.a joke‐rich rallying call for a better Britain THE GUARDIANPotent live performer..can nail a nonsense with beautiful economy of words THE TIMESA consistently strong exposer of bullshit and a plain‐speaking truth‐teller through his entire career THE GUARDIANCoruscating live performer specialising…

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30
NOV
A Christmas Carol @ Ufford
St. Andrew's Church

On Christmas Eve Ebenezer Scrooge a mean‐spirited and miserly old man is visited by the ghost of his business partner Jacob Marley. Shown Christmas Past Present and Future he is offered the chance of redemption...but will he take it This Christmas audiences…

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30
NOV
Desperado: The UK's Premiere Eagles Tribute
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

The show which is two hours plus includes all the Eagles classics and features unsurpassable sweet vocal harmony layered over note perfect guitar breaks. Licks slides and solos. Furthermore the boys will dip into the solo careers of Henley and Walsh adding…

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05
DEC
Johnny Cash Revisited
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

The Man in Black Johnny Cash just loved the Festival Season and his Christmas TV Specials are Legendary. There is no better way to begin celebrating Christmas than with this Christmas Special that will feature all of Johnny Cashs greatest hits Folsom…

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06
DEC
ABBA Xmas Party
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

The music of Abba has continued to be the most enjoyed and sought after entertainment since their explosive appearance at the Eurovision song contest in 1974 through to the phenomenal success of the Mamma Mia movie. Bootleg Abba formed in 1998…

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07
DEC
The 80's Xmas Rock Show
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

THAT 80s CHRISTMAS ROCK SHOW are back to pay homage to the era taste forgot but with a festive sprinkling of glitter and a selection box of cheesy Christmas songs to sing along too Do you love Bon Jovi Queen Bonnie Tyler…

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08
DEC
A Christmas Night at the Opera
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

A musical Christmas feast of some of the greatest opera ever composed. Superb singing elegant period costumes and an attractive set combine to make this a performance not to be missed for all opera lovers and newcomers alike. An ideal…

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13
DEC
Phoenix Belles: Christmas Unwrapped
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

A prize will be awarded to the best dressed audience member in costume. A perfect festive night out for all especially groups. Over 18s only.…

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14
DEC
Austin Gold
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Tipped as one of the best live acts around Austin Gold are touring their limited edition mini‐album Released July 2019. They will be bringing their 2019 tour to a close with a huge Christmas party at The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre Austin…

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20
DEC
Cinderella: Tomorrows Dream Performers
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

SHOW 1 FRI 20 DEC 10:30AM SHOW 2 SAT 21 DEC 1PMSHOW 3 SAT 21 DEC 4PM SHOW 4 SUN 22 DEC 1PMThis magical extravaganza is brought to you by the team behind last years smash hit Snow White and the Seven…

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27
DEC
Dick Whittington
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

After last years successful Pantomime ‐ Sleeping Beauty ‐ Stamford Pantomime Players brings you.... Dick Whittington with a new Director at the helm. Nicola Sandall recently directed the sold out RMT production of Legally Blonde over in Uppingham and is very…

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17
JAN
Peter Panties: The Adult Panto
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Theyre back again Oh yes they are The Market Theatre Company return to corrupt another traditional pantomime classic beyond recognition. Our fearless company of 3 actors return to bring you an evening of corny jokes raunchy plots and blatant sexual innuendo using…

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25
JAN
Think Floyd - Through The Wall
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

This extraordinary band dubbed the Definitive Pink Floyd Experience are renowned for their stunning celebration of the music of one of the worlds greatest musical phenomenon. Following the hugely successful tour of The Wall in 2019 Think Floyd continue their celebration of…

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30
JAN
Susie Dent - The Secret Lives of Words
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Take a journey into the curious unexpected and downright surreal origins of the words we use every day. Susie will retell the adventures that lie hidden within such words as lasagne involving a chamberpot and bugbear a terrorisingmonster and explain such oddities…

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31
JAN
Forbidden Nights 2020
Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Brace yourself for two hours of thrilling action provocative choreography with the ultimate Forbidden night out and a few men in uniform thrown in for good measure. Abandon your inhibitions at the door as the talented cast of acrobats fire acts aerial…

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01
FEB
Lisa Stanley - In Concert
The Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre

Born into the business with both her parents being Irish showbiz stars Maisie McDaniel and Fintan Stanley Lisa is a natural performer and entertainer. Also a very familiar face on Keep It Country TV where Lisa hosts her own weekly TV show…

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Tourist Attractions


Burghley House

Burghley is one of the largest and grandest houses of the first Elizabethan Age. Built and mostly designed by William Cecil, Lord High Treasurer to Queen Elizabeth I, between 1555 and 1587, the main part of the House has 35 major rooms on the ground and first…

Nene Valley Railway

Wansford station is the headquarters of the Nene Valley Railway. Situated next to the A1 road at Stibbington the station brings together three forms of transport in one location, with the River Nene being separated from the railway by the Old Great North Road. The Nene Valley…

Central

Central Nightclub in Stamford, Lincolnshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01780 482662 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Charlies

Charlies Nightclub in Stamford, Lincolnshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01780 482285 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Planet Ice

Ice Skating Rink at Planet Ice in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire. Contact venue on 01733 260222 for Ice Skating Rink opening times, entrance costs and skate hire.…

Oakham Castle

The splendid Great Hall of Oakham Castle is one of the finest examples of late 12th century domestic architecture in England. It was built by Walkelin de Ferrers, a Norman baron, in about 1180‐90.The castle was the residence of the lord of the manor of Oakham. Sometimes the…

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