17 family events for your diary this summer near Skegness

A magical weekend is promised when Northcotes Heavy Horse Centre hosts a Medieval Tournament.

A medieval tournament is taking place at Northcote Heavy Horse Centre next month.
A medieval tournament is taking place at Northcote Heavy Horse Centre next month.

The popular annual event takes place on next month and raises vital funds for the charity which has helped countless animals since first opening in 1989.

As well as heavy horses, the centre is home to goats, pigs, birds of prey and llamas – many of whom with tragic backgrounds or were turned down by other charities.

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Next month’s event will feature medieval displays, aerial acrobatic displays, fire performers and equestrian vaulting.There will also be popular horse and pony grooming will be available and some animal handling too.

A variety of stalls will feature gifts and trinkets and refreshments will also be available in the cafe and from the barbecue.

The event takes place on Sunday, August 28, from 11am - 15:00pm.Entry is £6 for adults and £4 for children.Other events to put on your diary include:.July 30 - Mablethorpe Illuminations Day

July 31 - Sutton on Sea Carnival Parade

August 6-7 - Chapel St Leonards Carnival

August 7 - Poppies on the Prom, Mablethorpe

August 13 - Bands on the Bank, Wainfleet

August 14 - Skegness Carnival

August 17 - Skegness 999 Day

August 18 - Spilsby Picnic in the Park, Ancaster Avenue Recreation Ground

August 20-27 - Skegness EBF National Bowls Championships

August 24 - Furlongs Festival, Sutton on Sea

August 27-28 - Chapel St Leonards Summer Fair and Music Festival

September 1-4 - Skegness Continental Market

September 3 - Wainfleet Bike Night

September 10-11 - Mablethorpe Music Mix-up Weekend

September 17 - Mablethorpe Carnival

November 5-6 - Skegness AMCA Beach Race