At 11o’clock this morning the Chairman of West Lindsey District Council Cllr Lawrence and the Mayor of Gainsborough Cllr O’Connor opened the 2022 Gainsborough Festive Lights Festival.

The three-day festival will offer seasonal fun and good cheer for all ages. Gainsborough Town Council, West Lindsey District Council and Marshall’s Yard have been working in partnership on this event for the whole town.

There will be plenty of entertainment, free carriage rides, a free skating rink and free carousel rides for the little ones spread across the town centre. Find out what is available each day on the Marshall’s Yard Website. Food stalls will be offering traditional fayre such as mulled wine and roasted chestnuts as well as less traditional but no less exciting food.

The Mayor of Gainsborough and the Chairman of West Lindsey District Council cutting the ribbon.
The Chairman of West Lindsey District Council and the Mayor of Gainsborough cutting the ribbon to open the 2022 Christmas Lights Festival.
The Gainsborough Town Council Christmas Event Working Group and the Mayor of the Town and The Chairman of WLDC

Choirs from local schools and the Salvation Army will entertain you today in the Market Place between 4.00 and 7.00 pm.

There is a free skating rink in the market square; fun for all the family.

One Woman skating.
Skating Fun
A man and a woman skating on an urban artificial ice rink.

The very young will be excited to choose their favourite steed for a free carousel ride in Marshall’s Yard.

carousel horses
carousel horses – which one is your favourite?
carousel hand wheel
No electricity needed.