|Date||Event (Hover for Details)||Location|
|Fri 29 - Sun 30 Aug||Antique Fair||The Meadows|
|Field Dog Fairs|
|Sun 31 Aug||Brass Band - Caledonian Brass Band||Recreation Ground|
|Thu 4 Sep - Sun 7 Sep||Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials||Burghley House|
|A major international equestrian and social event in the Autumn Calendar.|
This is one of only six CCI 4*events in the world.
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|Sun 14 Sep||Pet and Companion Dog Show||The Meadows|
|Sun 21 Sep||Brass Band - Stamford Brass Band||Recreation Ground|
|Wed 8 Oct - Sat 11 Oct||Autumn Fair||Recreation Ground|
|Sun 19 Oct||French Market||High Street|
|Sun 30 Nov||Christmas Festival||High Street|
|Sat 30 Aug||Stamford Rocks||Lord Burghley|
|Sun 31 Aug 12:30||Charlotte and Stokes||Tobie Norris|
|Fri 5 Sep||Vanity Fair / New Honeycombs||Stamford Corn Exchange|
|Fri 5 Sep||Lizzie on the Loose||Green Man|
|Sat 6 Sep||The Band from County Hell||Stamford Arts Centre|
|Sat 6 Sep||The Arcadians||Golden Fleece|
|Sat 6 Sep||Road Runner||Lord Burghley|
|Sat 7 Sep||Main St Band||Three Crowns Oakham|
|Fri 13 Sep||Whatever It Takes||Three Crowns Oakham|
|Thu 18 - Sun 21 Sep||Beer Festival||Jolly Brewer|
|Fri 26 - Sun 28||Beer Festival||Blue Bell - Belmesthorpe|
|Fri 4 Oct||Hugh & Owen||Three Crowns Oakham|
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A Brief History of Stamford
A joyous coincidence of geography and geology has allowed Stamford to remain the "finest stone town in England", its prosperity drawn from the wool trade and its historical position as a mail coach inter-change on the Great North Road almost halfway between London and York.
Stamford was the first town in the country to create a conservation area in 1967 and it has this to thank for the fact that over the subsequent half century much of its historical architectural heritage has remained intact. See Martin Smith's History of Stamford
Stamford is idyllic enough to have formed the backdrop for television costume dramas such as Middlemarch and the 2005 film Pride & Prejudice. It is regularly a finalist in The Sunday Times the best place to live in Britain survey.
The independent traders of Stamford have united under a common emblem, which communicates the essence of Stamford, which is a combination of "ancient and vibrant", honouring the past in a contemporary way. The slogan, sums up what we want people to do in Stamford - Visit, Explore, Live.
The site intends to support all Shop Local initiatives.
We have so many pubs and restaurants some residents can hardly conceal their joy.
The town boasts 11 churches, 30 pubs, 20 restaurants and over 10 quality hotels and guest houses. Most of the pubs serve Real Ale and are easy walking distance of the town centre, railway and bus stations.
From the sophisticated Tobie Norris and the bustling London Inn to the warm and friendly Kings Head and Jolly Brewer, with its HD TV's and regular rotation of well kept real ales, Stamford has a fine selection of bars and public houses.
We hope this web site helps you get the most out of your time in Stamford, whether your stay is for 3 hours or 93 years.