Churches open their doors for festival

This weekend - May 18 and 19 - sees the second half of West Lindsey Churches Festival, which focuses on the eastern section.

Here is just a small glimpse of what’s happening:

Cabourne: See the story behind the recently discovered Tudor chalice, which had not been seen for 40 years.

Caistor St Peter and St Paul: Display of cross stitch community and historic kneelers. Plus children can explore using rucksack activity pack provided. Caistor Methodist: Open Saturday only, with Christian Aid lunches from 11.30am to 1pm.

Grasby: Exhibition of embroidery and local art work, plus display of history of Grasby. Open afternoons only.

Legsby: Themed weekend celebrating bees, barley and beef. A beekeeper to talk to and displays on farming - plus honey sandwiches and beef in a bun.

Market Rasen Methodist: Display commemorating their 150th anniversary year.

Middle Rasen: Focus on music - children’s music workshops and largest collection of LP record covers ever.

Normanby le Wold: Art display, including three recently restored Victorian paintings of Biblical scenes.

South Willingham: Home made afternoon teas served at St Martin’s from 2pm to 5pm both days. Homemade sandwiches, scones, cakes and a pot of tea or coffee for £5.

Swallow: Cake and plants stalls, plus refreshments in nearby village hall.

Thoresway: Homemade cakes to go, plus books etc.

Wragby: Flower festival on the theme of village life.

Full details of all the churches open ins in the brochure, available at participating churches or visit