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Gig Review // Crazytown, Surya & Marx

Crazytown, Surya and Marx – Tuesday 31st July 2018 at The Lincoln Imp, Scunthorpe.

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Summer Holiday Events & Ideas

We will keep updating this listing as and when we find new events. But here’s what we have found so far! Give us a like on Facebook to keep upto date.


The Big Summer Get Together!


North Lincolnshire Aviation Festival

2017’s outstanding aviation festival is back again and it’s returning bigger and better than ever for 2018! This event was rescheduled to weather so will be held 30th September.

Skydive Hibaldstow the aviation history of North Lincolnshire with intriguing displays and re-enactments to celebrate the rich aviation history of Lincolnshire.

There will be music, food and so much more. this event is Free entry but donations are welcome. A fun filled family day out that is not to be missed!


Outdoor Cinema “The Greatest Showman Sing-along”
Normanby Hall Country Park
Sunday 2nd Sept – SOLD OUT
Monday 3rd Sept- Still Available when checked on 30.07.2018

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Ongoing between 22 May – 14 September 2018
Winterton Sculpture Trail


Monday’s Soft Play
The Wortley Hotel, Scunthorpe

Lincoln Imp Kids Karaoke Wednesday 5pm to 7pm Disco Free entry and kids pops only 20p! Then its the Adults turn 8pm till late Karaoke /Disco with free pool in the Bar


Wednesday, 1 August (Every Wednesday)
16:00 – 19:00
Scunthorpe Trading Card Club (TCG)
Bring your own deck whether it’s Yugioh, Magic The Gathering or Cardfight Vanguard and play or trade with other card gaming fans. Anyone under eight years of age must be accompanied by an adult at any of the library clubs.
Also on offer a not for profit card ordering service with big savings on the recommended retail price (RRP) to club members. Carrying stocks of the current booster packs, sleeves and deck boxes, but structure decks, fat packs and collector tins can be supplied on an individual basis.


Stick & Splodge 20-21 Visual Arts Centre
Church Square, Scunthorpe DN15 6TA, United Kingdom
It’s Stick and Splodge time – our weekly creative get-together for the under-fives!
Thursdays, 10:30am to 12:00pm. £1 per participating child.
For more information on our family activities, visit: http://www.2021visualartscentre.co.uk/family-activities/


Mischief Makers Poetry Walk
Thursday, 2 August


Children’s University: The Mystery of Mischievous Lindsey
Friday, 3 August


Wacky Warehouse Family Disco
Friday, 3 August


Wildlife Day & Outdoor Market
Sunday, 5 August


House in the Woods and Other Stories
Tuesday, 7 August


FREE- Ongo Carnival 2018

8 August 2018

11:00 AM to 03:00 PM
Come and join in with the fun and have a great FREE day out. August 2017 saw 2,000 attendees to the Ongo Carnival, come to our 2018 carnival to find out why it is so popular!
There were many demonstrations throughout the day from local organisations such as Messingham Martial Arts, District Pipe Band , Field of Dreams Dog Display and much more. 2018 will see a fun day filled with demonstrations, activities and local organisations coming together to celebrate.

Check out the Facebook page


Bug Hunting
Thursday, 9 August


Children’s University: Kite Building
Friday, 10 August
10:00 – 14:00
Normanby Hall @ Normanby Hall Country Park, Normanby Rd, Normanby, Scunthorpe DN15, UK
Description:10 August, 10 to 11.30am and 12.30 to 2pm
Design, build and fly a kite up to the highest height.
Bring your passports!
This costs £2 per person.
Advance booking required via Eventbrite.
Park admission fees also apply (or display your annual pass).
Tickets: https://normanbyhall.eventbrite.co.uk.


Robin Hood & His Merry Men
Sunday, 19 August
18:30 – 19:30
Elsham Hall Gardens and Country Park, near Brigg @ Elsham Hall Gardens and Country Park, Elsham, Brigg, North Lincolnshire DN20 0QZ, UK
Description:Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land who travel through Sherwood Forest as they steal from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws, the merry men must join with the beautiful Maid Marian to rescue Robin from the Sheriff’s evil clutches and restore peace to the forest lands. Inspired by folklore, myth and legend, this brand-new version of Robin’s notorious story is brought alive with traditional sword play, song, music, dance and stunning medieval costumes.


Tadpole’s Promise and Other Stories
Friday, 24 August
13:30 – 14:30
Normanby Hall @ Normanby Hall Country Park, Normanby Rd, Normanby, Scunthorpe DN15, UK
Description:24 August, 1.30 and 2.30pm, and 29 August, 11.30am and 1.30pm, meet at the pavilion
A walk in the stunning Normanby grounds with outdoor tales.
Free event but park admission fees apply (or display your annual pass)


Led Family Walk
Tuesday, 28 August
10:30 – 11:30
Normanby Hall @ Normanby Hall Country Park, Normanby Rd, Normanby, Scunthorpe DN15, UK
Description:Join Walking for Health on a free led family walk around the grounds of Normanby Hall Country Park.
Suitable for prams and walking aids. For more information please contact: christine.johnson@northlincs.gov.uk


Where could you visit?

The best FREE day out we vote for is East Park in Hull. We know it’s not in Scunthorpe but it’s worth the trip! It’s absolutely brilliant for kids and families. There are various outdoor play areas here, all modern and quite large. There’s sometimes free events here too. There’s a FREE animal centre providing a walk round petting zoo type experience with plenty of animals to see and even a walk through butterfly house. There is a boating lake with paddle swan boats and a water slide but I’m not sure if this is open. There’s plenty of spots for a picnic if you don’t fancy the cafe.

If you don’t want to go to the furthest side of Hull then West Park is a lot closer to the Hessle end, it’s got play areas and a few animals but not as many and it’s not as big.


In Scunthorpe and North Lincolnshire: (*Fees Apply)

*Messingham Zoo

20:21 Visual Art Centre

North Lincolnshire Museum

*Normanby Hall Country Park

*Go Ape

*Arial Trail / Pink Pig Farm

*Uncle Henry’s / The Maze

Central Park / Splash Pad *fees may apply to go on bouncy castles etc


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Gig Review // Happy Mondays “24 Hour Party People” Tour

Happy Mondays “24 Hour Party People” Greatest Hits Tour, The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe on Wednesday 29th November 2017.

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REVIEW // GHOST HUNTING WITH SIMPLY GHOST NIGHTS

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On Friday 19th June Scunthorpe Nights were invited along to an organised night of Ghost hunting with The Simply Ghosts team.

The Team have been nominated for the Soul & Spirit awards 2015 alongside other popular ghost hunters such as Zak Baggins from the US show “Ghost Adventures”. Vote for them here! Continue reading REVIEW // GHOST HUNTING WITH SIMPLY GHOST NIGHTS

Simply Ghosts // Ghost Hunts & Paranormal Hunting Event at The Old Funeral Parlour

funeral.00_jpg_srzGhost Hunts & Paranormal Hunting Events at The Old Funeral Parlour, Hull, Humberside, 19th June 2015

This former Funeral Parlour is a must for any ghost hunter with a chequered history, the funeral parlour, embalming room and mortuary are still left have been left as they were for over 30 years. The Annison building has the look of the Amityville House of Horrors, so hopefully we will find some strange and wonderful things there.
The Old Annison building is reputedly said to be the most haunted building in Hull with a colourful past the building used to house the City of Hull Mounted Police before becoming a funeral parlour. The upstairs of the former funeral parlour includes the embalming room and mortuary all intact as they were when it closed over 30 years ago. Although the ground floor is now occupied by the Late Night Pharmacy whose staff say they are too terrified to venture upstairs alone.

Staff have informed us that they feel nervous when alone upstairs in the old funeral parlour and many are too frightened to go upstairs alone. With reported poltergeist activity and incarnate voices been heard the Annison building is not for the feint hearted.

It was said to be the last place the victim of an infamous Victorian murder was seen alive. Dubbed Hull’s most haunted place, the Annison building at the junction of Witham and Great Union Street was also the home of a funeral parlour for more than 100 years.

The building was reputed to be the last place tragic Mary Jane Langley was seen alive before her throat was slit in 1891 and her killer has never been found and the murder of Mary Jane is one of Hull’s greatest unsolved mysteries and her forlorn body was found dead in a ditch in Long Lane, Preston on July 30, 1891. It was said that a bungled  police investigation led to a line-up of infamous suspects including champion boxer John Rennard but no one was ever charged and the murder still remains one of Hull’s great unexplained mysteries.fp1

Another main suspect in the Mary Jane murder case was a certain Frederick Bailey Deeming, a monstrous and heinous serial criminal and murderer who had already murdered his first wife and four children before burying them under the floorboards of his house in Merseyside. Deeming who was serving time under one of his forty aliases in Hull jail was coincidentally released shortly before Mary Jane’s murder.

With a macabre history the former funeral parlour is a must for any brave ghost hunter.

take part in séances and use all the latest ghost hunting equipment such as K2 meters, Franks box, motion sensors, sound enhancers, infra red camera’s, and much more as we search for ghostly communication from the other side.

Tickets are priced at £39.00 per person and can be bought via the website www.simplyghostnights.co.uk or over the phone on 0843 289 1215.

Venue: Ghost Hunts At The Former Funeral Parlour, Hull
19 June, 2015
10.00pm until 3am

Come and join the Simply Ghost Nights team if you dare!

Drinks and Snacks Provided
Simply Ghosts also offer the facility of a small non refundable deposit, to hold your place until four weeks before the event, when the balance must be paid up in full, otherwise you may lose your place.

124-127 Witham, Hull, HU9 1AT