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Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival has plenty of talent to sing about

There’s great news for visitors to Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival this weekend.

The DMU Gospel Choir, semi-finalists in last month’s Britain’s Got Talent, will perform at the festival on the afternoon of Sunday, June 24.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Little Bytham teenager lands top photographic awards

A Little Bytham teenager is celebrating after winning a prestigious photography competition.

Thea Revell, 13, won the area Rotary Young Photographer competition after her three pictures from this year’s cold spell impressed judges.

This saw her progress through to the district competition, which covers Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire and part of Cambridgeshire, which she also won.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Country capers at Castle Bytham Midsummer Festival

A treat awaits visitors to Castle Bytham on June 23 and 24 thanks to a full list of attractions at this year’s two-day village festival.

The fun starts on Saturday with a 5K Chase, an off road trail run suitable for the whole family.

Those who like to take things at a more leisurely pace can follow the historic village walk and enjoy the parade of decorated wheelbarrows to the events field, where live music on two stages starts at 1.30pm.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Inaugural Farm Run is a huge success

More than 100 runners flocked to an organic farm Little Bytham on Sunday to take part in the village’s inaugural LB5K Farm Run

The event, which was run over the farm’s tracks and fields, raised more than £850 for Little Bytham’s church, St Medard’s, the village hall, and the Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Air Ambulance.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Little Bytham to host first annual farm run – the LB5K

An organic farm in Little Bytham will be opening its doors, or gates to host a new annual event – the LB5K Farm Run.

The course will take in the farm’s tracks and byways through its fields, and has been designed to cater to cater to runners of all abilities.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

Festival proceeds are handed out

Several thousand visitors enjoyed Castle Bytham’s Midsummer Festival in June and thousands of pounds were raised for local community groups.

At a community event in Castle Bytham Village Hall last Monday, Kate Goodman, chairman of the festival committee, and Patrick Candler, chairman of Bythams Music, presented cheques totalling £6,400 to local community groups and good causes.

Read more from the Stamford Mercury website.

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