Villains and laughter at thuis year’s Wolds Words Festival


The criminals and creeps of old Louth and top comedy are some of the attractions of this year’s Wolds Words Festival.

On Wednesday October 16 local ladies from the Knit and Natter group will be demonstrating rural crafts at Sutton on Sea Library, from 2pm to 5pm. Entry is free.

On the same day Far Welter’d are at the Kings Head Hotel, Louth, at 7.30pm, celebrating the delights of Lincolnshrie dialect. Entry is £5 including buffet, please book a place on 07917 758008.

On Thursday October 17 there is an Evening of Aviation History at the Trinity Centre, Louth, at 7.30pm, free entry.

Capturing the Qualities of Crime Writing with Christina James is on Friday October 18 at the Conoco Phillips Room, Louth Library, at 9.30am, entry £3.50.

A You Must Remember This showing of archive film from the couny is on Friday October 18 at the Salvation Army Hall, Church Street, at 7.30pm. Donation on the door.

Tom Green presents The Criminals of Louth, an illustrated talk on the crimes of old Louth, at the Riverhead Theatre on Saturday October 19, entry £5.

On the same day at the theatre Douglas Wynn presents Lincolnshire Villains at 4pm, again £5 entry.

Comdian Hal Cruttenden is at the Riverhead Theatre on Saturday October 19 at 8pm. Suitable for over 18s. Entry £15. Book at the theatre.

A Knitting for Children Workshop is at M&G Designs in Eastgate on Tuesday October 22 for six to 11-year-olds. Book a place at the shop.

These are just some of the highlights of the festival. Pick up a Wolds Words borchure at Louth Tourist Information Centre to find out more.