What's On (Sep 7-9): Jimmy Carr, 1940s Weekend, Pink Floyd tribute and more
Ever-popular comedian Jimmy Carr heads to the Grimsby Auditorium on Friday with his new show, ‘Gagging Order’.
Expect plenty of one-liners, stories and jokes, some clever, some rude and a few totally unacceptable.
Friday, September 7 (8pm). Grimsby Auditorium. Tickets: £26. Call 0844 871 3016.
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A Spitfire and Hurricane flypast will be among the highlights at the Lincolnshire Wolds Railway 1940s Weekend.
The appearance by the two famous Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fighters will take place at 2.10pm on the Saturday. Throughout the weekend, a number of attractions will take visitors back to the 40s including military and civilian re-enactments, exhibitions, trade stalls and much more.
Local eight-piece Pink Floyd tribute band Full On Floyd are set to bring an incredible show to McCormacks at Pleasure Island on Friday.
The band will cover tracks from Floyd’s multi-million selling albums, including favourites such as Money, Us And Them, Breathe, Shine On You Crazy Diamond, Great Gig In The Sky, Comfortably Numb and Wish You Were Here.
Friday, September 7 (7pm). McCormacks, Pleasure Island, Cleethorpes. Tickets: £8 (Advance), £10 (On the door). Call 01472 349222.
On Sunday, Alexandra Dock in Grimsby will host an afternoon of music as part of the Bandstand Marathon which will take place in towns and cities across the country to mark the end of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Sunday, September 9 (1pm-5pm). Alexandra Dock, Grimsby. Free entry. Visit bandstandmarathon.org.uk for more information.
There will be a selection of Lincolnshire Heritage Open Days taking place this weekend.
Among the locations opening their doors will be Grimsby Town Hall, Cleethorpes Town Hall and Beacon Hill Observatory.
Until Sunday, September 9 (Various times). Locations throughout northern Lincolnshire. See www.heritageopendays.org.uk for more information.
British Bacon Weekend is being celebrated at the Pink Pig Farm in Holme with a piggy party, bacon curing demonstrations and quizzes.
As well as a variety of tasty local bacon available in the butchers, there will also be the chance to try some unusual bacon-themed treats such as chocolate-covered bacon and a bacon flavoured milkshake.
Depression-era America is the setting for a tale of bootlegging and corruption in Lawless, which is new in cinemas this week.
Based on a true story, the film centres around the exploits of three brothers (Tom Hardy, Shia LaBeouf, Jason Clarke) whose bootlegging gang is threatened by a new deputy (Guy Pearce) and other authorities who want a cut of their profits.
Trailer for ‘Lawless’ (18)