Events Calendar

February 24

    • 2nd Candlemas
    • 8th Lincolnshire Farming Conference
    • 12th – 16th Mind Your Head
    • 13th Shrove Tuesday/Pancake Day
    • 14th Ash Wednesday
    • 26th – 8th March Tractors into Schools
Happy Easter with a wooden cross and palm frond

March 24

  • 8th International Women’s Day
  • 10th Mothering Sunday
  • 24th Palm Sunday
  • 28th Maundy Thursday
  • 29th Good Friday
  • 31st Easter Sunday
Epworth Old Rectory

Open Afternoon with High Tea at the Old Rectory Epworth

Saturday 13th April 1.30 pm

To start celebrating Rev’d Canon Alan Robson’s 25 years of Agricultural Chaplaincy in Lincolnshire, Rev’d Angy Long, Methodist Chair of the Lincolnshire District is hosting an open afternoon at The Old Rectory Epworth the family home of the Wesley’s. 

An opportunity to look around the house and gardens and to learn more about the life of the Wesley family.  Followed by a delicious High Tea celebrating rural chaplaincy in Greater Lincolnshire.  Booking required for catering. Please email Mrs Alison Godfrey, District Officer and PA to Chair of District Lincolnshire Methodist District to book.


April 24

    • 13th Open Afternoon at the Old Rectory Epworth
    • Stress Awareness Month
    • 14th Countryside Lincs, Lincolnshire Showground
    • 29th Meryl starts her Viking Way Walk

May 24

  • Get Active for Alan
  • 5th Rogation Sunday Beating the bounds Grayingham Grange, DN21 4JD Service 9am. Everyone welcome, please let us know if you are attending by emailing
  • 10th Meryl finish Viking Way Walk


#GetActiveForAlan 1,000 miles in May and June 2024

Can you help us walk/jog/run/bike a 1,000 miles during May and June? 

Meryl Ward and friends will be walking the Viking Way from 29th April till the 10th May to raise funds for LRAC. Join her on one of the days along the 149 miles of the Viking Way. Or walk with a friend or group of friends along your favourite walk. #getactiveforAlan 

Getting active is good for your physical and mental health. A walk with a friend can be a great opportunity to connect and talk about how things are going.

Email to tell us the number of miles you have walked, so we can add it to our total. 

Donington on Bain church on the Viking Way

June 24

    • #GetActiveforAlan
    • 9th Open Farm Sunday events around the County
    • 19th & 20th Lincs Show
    • 22nd Rural Charities Ball, Lincolnshire Showground

July 24

    • 15th – 19th Farm Safety Week
    • 27th & 28th Heckington Show
Donington on Bain church on the Viking Way

Events later in 2024 and 2025

Lincolnshire County Harvest Festival Sunday 3rd November 3 pm at Lincoln Cathedral

The First Festival of Chaplaincy Lincoln Cathedral 21st to 23rd March 2025

Joining with chaplaincies from all areas of County life to celebrate with a spectacular dinner in the Cathedral Nave on Friday 21st March, exhibitions of chaplaincy work over the weekend and a special service of thanksgiving on Sunday 23rd March.