Category Archives: Scunthorpe

North Lincs Strongest Man 2017 Family Fun Day

On August 13th North Lincs Strongest Man 2017 & Family Fun Day will take place at North Lindsey College between 11am-4pm. The event raises money for Lindsey Lodge Hospice.

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Kingsway Golf Course // Nature Reserve (Your Thoughts?)

As you may have heard it has been proposed that the underused Kingsway Golf course in Scunthorpe could be made into a nature reserve similar to Ashby Ville.

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Henry Afrika’s Reunion Party // Redbourn Club

Sadly my favourite nightclub no longer stands on Doncaster road after it’s demolition and I was too young for the actual Henry Afrika’s stage of the buildings life but I enjoyed it with it’s various names of “Time, Love and Henry’s” anyway on Friday May 26th the old Henry’s team have decided to hold a little reunion for those with fond memories of Henry Afrikas. Continue reading Henry Afrika’s Reunion Party // Redbourn Club

UPDATE // The Hunt for Hidden Treasure -20:21 Visual Arts

UPDATE:09/03/2017

Sadly the treasure hunt is now OVER as the Grimsby family of geocachers  pick up their second find. They painstakingly cracked the last coded painting and found the gold near to San Pietro by a wooden fence. Lucky them and well done for cracking it. Continue reading UPDATE // The Hunt for Hidden Treasure -20:21 Visual Arts

Review // The Hunt for Hidden Treasure -20:21 Visual Arts

The hunt began at 10am on Saturday morning when the Visual Art Centre opened it’s doors to reveal the 5 paintings with the codes to crack as to where the location of the hidden treasure is. Continue reading Review // The Hunt for Hidden Treasure -20:21 Visual Arts

Theatre // The Unicorn & The Carousel Of Dreams

Starting tonight at the Plowright Theatre in Scunthorpe is the  newest production brought to you by Kimberley Performing Arts.

The talented pupils of Kimberley Performing Arts Centre are proud to present their annual show “The Unicorn and the Carousel of Dreams”! Continue reading Theatre // The Unicorn & The Carousel Of Dreams

Scunthorpe Musical Theatre Society to perform Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5

Scunthorpe Musical Theatre Society is well into rehearsals for their forthcoming production of The Dolly Parton Musical 9 to 5.

The show takes place at The Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe, from 7 – 11 March. Continue reading Scunthorpe Musical Theatre Society to perform Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5

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Food Review// Carvery @ The Beckwood ★★★★

The Beckwood have started doing a Thursday carvery. So we decided to go a long and have a try. Traditionally a Sunday thing but why not on a weeknight aye?

Thursday fresh food carvery starts from 5pm until 8pm and if you have kids then it’s an even better deal as Kid’s under 12 eat free. (Terms Apply, see bottom of review)

We arrived at The Beckwood around half 6 and there were a few in already enjoying their Thursday Carvery. We ordered some drinks and paid for our food at the bar. Which was a very reasonable price of £6.95 per adult. After paying for your carvery you are given a ticket to get your food.
The food was in a usual carvery style, go to the counter and select which meats you would like the chef to carve for you, we had a bit of everything. The good thing is that the meats are purchased from the local butchers “Taylor’s” in Ashby, so it’s good meat. You could choose from beef, gammon and turkey. All the meats were very nice and melted in the mouth, no tough beef here.

The veg selection was comprised of Cauliflower, sliced carrots, broccoli, peas and mash potato. There was also home roasted potatoes, yorkshire puddings and stuffing. All fresh veg, home cooked and hand prepared. Besides the meat being tender and tasty, my favourite thing has got to be the gravy. I do love gravy though and this was some good stuff. It was full of delicious meat juices. I do apologize for the presentation on the images but as you well know if you go to a carvery and help yourself, your plate ends up looking more like a pile on.

The staff were friendly and the setting  and decor in The Beckwood restaurant is pleasant, clean and relaxing. We sat at a table for two with some rather comfy chairs. We will definitely be returning for a carvery again sometime soon.

Our Rating (Out of 5):

Service: ★★★★

Hygiene:  ★★

Price & value for money: ★

Overall Dining experience:  ★★

Offers:

  • Carvery- Kids eat free ( terms apply)
  • 2 x puddings for a £5 on selected puddings, this includes the delicious homemade cheesecakes.

Prices:

Adults £6.95
OAP’s £4.95
To book you can call the Beckwood on 01724 85599

Carvery is also served on Sunday’s

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