PICTURES: Life’s a beach in Gainsborough

One-year-old Elsie Kleinhofs practices sand castle building. Photos by Anne Shelley.
One-year-old Elsie Kleinhofs practices sand castle building. Photos by Anne Shelley.

Families enjoyed some summer sun and seaside fun in Gainsborough at the weekend.

For the third year in a row, the Market Place was transformed into an artificial seaside, complete with sand, deckchairs and children’s rides.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Emma and Maksim Korablikov join in the fun on the beach.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Emma and Maksim Korablikov join in the fun on the beach.

The event was held on Saturday and Sunday and organised by West Lindsey District Council.

In addition to the regular Saturday market, visitors were also able to soak up a range of other attractions including seaside games, face painting, a bouncy castle, music and food and drink.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'One year old Elsie Kleinhofs.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'One year old Elsie Kleinhofs.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Mia 4 and her 2 year old brother Tyrion Browne-Maclennan get busy with sand castle building.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Mia 4 and her 2 year old brother Tyrion Browne-Maclennan get busy with sand castle building.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Two year old twins, Ava and Nereah Henry with their grandparents Susan and Lorenzo Henry have a minute on the deck chairs.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Two year old twins, Ava and Nereah Henry with their grandparents Susan and Lorenzo Henry have a minute on the deck chairs.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Hollie-Mai Hillback, 2, is all smiles as she arrives at the beach.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Hollie-Mai Hillback, 2, is all smiles as she arrives at the beach.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Bethanie Fraser, 6, has a go on one of the fairground rides around the beach.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Bethanie Fraser, 6, has a go on one of the fairground rides around the beach.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Zoe and Paul Adams go for the record number of sandcastles on the beach on Saturday morning.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Zoe and Paul Adams go for the record number of sandcastles on the beach on Saturday morning.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Tommy, Bethany and Chenai Purchase at play in the sand.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Tommy, Bethany and Chenai Purchase at play in the sand.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Bethany and Chenai Purchase soak up the sun at Gainsborough's Market Place beach on Saturday morning.

Gainsborough Beach Party.'Bethany and Chenai Purchase soak up the sun at Gainsborough's Market Place beach on Saturday morning.