Discover your sporty side with Everyone Active at Gainsborough Farmers’ and Craft Market

Lady with blonde hair on an exercise bike

An ‘Active and Healthy’ event is coming to Gainsborough’s Farmers’ and Craft Market on Saturday 10 February.

West Lindsey District Council has teamed up with Everyone Active to bring FREE exercise and personal health awareness to the town centre, with taster activities and demonstration classes for all ages and abilities.

Here’s the programme on the Market Place from 9:30am to 1:30pm:

  • Class Tasters – a mix of classes throughout the morning,
  • Activities – short tennis / football goal / racket challenges,
  • Gym Challenges – Bike / Rower,
  • Plank to fail,
  • Wellness MOT.

Everyone Active will also have exercise machines available for competitions and demonstration classes. Fancy a go at badminton and football? You can do that too!

Also in attendance is Lincolnshire Co-op Pharmacy who will give health advice and observational checks such as blood pressure; wellbeing advice and an ‘In Body Machine’ giving people data about their metabolic health.

Our regular market traders will be there as always offeringthe best in local, fresh, homemade and handmade produce such as fresh fruit and veg from Chilvers stall; the Tastiest Catch with fresh Grimsby fish and Redhill Farm with their tasty pasties.

Cllr Councillor Jeanette McGhee, who represents the Gainsborough South West Ward at West Lindsey District Council expressed her enthusiasm for sport and wellness activities taking place. She said:

“This Farmers’ and Craft Market will provide a great opportunity for local residents and visitors to get fit, challenge themselves and see what leisure and wellbeing services we offer as a district. We hope everyone has a great time and will continue to support our market traders. I look forward to seeing you all there.”

Calling New Traders!

The market is a great, risk-free way of trying out a new business idea or expanding from on-line selling. There are incentives for new and young traders. If you are interested, please contact the Markets Officer on 01427 676676 or email

Entertainment will finish by 2pm at the latest. Please Note all events are outdoors and may not take place in bad weather. You can visit our events page or social media for exact times to avoid disappointment.

Coming up! 

There’s an exciting and packed programme of markets in 2024.

April – Retro Rockabilly Band

May – Dino Pete returns!

For the latest news on West Lindsey District Council visit our council news pages

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