Stamford

Stamford Georgian Festival to return for third year this September

Stamford’s Georgian Festival, a four-day festival that celebrates the town’s history, returns for the third time in September.

The event will run between Thursday, September 21 to Sunday, September 24.

Festival organisers South Kesteven District Council have announced they have sold over 1,300 tickets already.

A variety of free and ticketed activities will take part across the weekend for the whole family to take part in.

The costume ball and ‘Austentatious’ drama event that celebrates Jane Austen have sold out.

Council Leader Councillor Matthew Lee said: “The Georgian festival is a great opportunity to celebrate Stamford’s history and spread the word about our unique and beautiful town.

“As well as being great fun, it’s great for the town’s economy, with tens of thousands of visitors enjoying our attractions, shops and restaurants.”

“There are amazing things on the programme. I am particularly looking forward to going to the Gin Whore show and listening to Dan Cruickshank’s thoughts on Georgian architecture in a year when we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Stamford’s designation as the UK’s first conservation area.”

For more information on the festival and to purchase tickets visit their website.