Events

Acclaimed singer to visit Baptist Church as part of tour series

Acclaimed British singer and songwriter Philippa Hanna will be performing in Spalding next month.     The Sheffield-based singer will be bringing her Speed Of Light Acoustic Tour to the Spalding Baptist Church on Thursday, February 16, with doors opening at 7pm.   Her visit is part of a series of performances at church venues across the country following her ...

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Beer festival with an ironic twist is a first for Gosberton hall

Gosberton Public Hall is staging its first-ever beer festival this weekend. The event is being held to raise funds towards the upkeep of the High Street venue which has recently undergone a much-needed revamp. Mick Pell, chairman of the Gosberton Public Hall trustees, explained that there was a certain amount of irony surrounding the event as the hall was originally ...

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Variety of activities for the half-term holidays

A variety of activities are on offer at the South Holland Centre to keep youngsters busy during the half-term holidays. Family favourites Rhubarb Theatre are returning to the Spalding stage with their exciting new Granny’s Game show on Wednesday, October 26, at 2pm. Rhubarb use mask, puppetry, physical theatre, song and dance to weave a tale inspired by the real-life ...

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Iconic pilot is returning to Ayscoughfee

A pilot who has flown the iconic Lancaster aircraft across the globe is coming back to Ayscoughfee Hall to talk on his fascinating career.   Mike Chatterton, who taxies the Lancaster “Just Jane” at the Lincolnshire Heritage Aviation Centre will be visiting the historic venue on Saturday, November 19, from 2pm.   The talk follows a previous visit from Mr ...

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Musical adventure for all the family

A unique theatrical chamber music performance is being held at the South Holland Centre on Saturday night.   Mishmash productions are staging Hubbub – A Musical Adventure for families with children aged five years and over.   It tells the story of five friends on a journey through a muttering meadow, over a rickety bridge, under the sea and into ...

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Author returns for writing workshop

An author who used to teach creative-writing classes in Spalding will be returning to South Holland later this month to hold a one-off writing workshop on the theme of friendship. Emily Midorikawa – who used to teach locally with the Lifelong Learning Service under the name Emily Crump – is one of the joint authors of A Secret Sisterhood. It ...

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Stukeley drawings on show

Drawings by famous local antiquarian William Stukeley will go on display at Ayscoughfee Hall in Spalding next month for a unique exhibition.   The event, titled “An Important set of William Stukeley Drawings”, takes place at the historic venue between October 5 and 16 and is being presented by the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society.   The drawings are considered important for ...

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Sneath’s Mill annual show

Sneath’s Mill Annual Autumn Show will be held in Lutton Village Hall on Saturday. Show entries can be delivered to the hall on Saturday between 9am and 11am, the hall will then be closed for judging and will reopen at 2pm. Look out for the show booklets which include details of both adult and children’s categories, the entry form and ...

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Fashion show for charity

Long Sutton fashion shop Shelia Tiller hosts an evening on “What to wear and how to wear it” at Gedney Church on Tuesday. The event starts at 7pm and tickets are £10, to include a glass of Prosecco and canapés. All funds raised will go to the church. Tickets are available from 01406 550207, 364624, 363673 or 363536.

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Inspiration for brides-to-be

Brides-to-be can get inspiration from two wedding fayres this weekend. The Break charity shop and Holbeach All Saints’ Church have teamed up to hold a fayre at the church from 7pm-9pm on Saturday. On Sunday the Loving Hearts Wedding Fayre takes place at Fydell House, South Street, Boston, from 11am-3pm. Admission is £1 and includes entry to prize draw.

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All welcome at quiz night

Paul’s Quiz Night takes place on Saturday at the Elizabethan Centre, Whaplode Drove. Teams of 4 are invited and the cost is £1 per person. All proceeds are given back in the way of prizes and a raffle Doors open at 8pm for an 8.30pm start. All welcome. For further information call 01406 330768.

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Coffee and cake event

Lorna Webb and her team of helpers are holding a coffee morning as part of Macmillan’s World’s biggest coffee morning. It will take place at Mrs Webb’s home, 2 Poachers Gate, Pinchbeck, on Tuesday, from 10am to noon. As well as the coffee, there will be stalls selling cakes and preserves, vegetables, plants and a raffle.

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See what Pinchbeck has to offer at special event

Pinchbeck Live this weekend showcases what the village has to offer. St Mary’s Church will be decorated for harvest. There will be tower tours, a quilt display, children’s crafts and stalls (Saturday 10am-4pm; Sunday 12pm-4pm). On Saturday night there will be a free concert from 7pm. The Baptist Church has a flower festival, stalls, art sale and display, with Lunch ...

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Give It a Go sports event

A range of sports can be enjoyed at a special event being held in Spalding to celebrate the Paralympics. Give It a Go takes place at the Castle Sports Complex on Saturday, 11am-3pm. The free event is open to people of all ages and abilities. A wide variety of sports will be on offer including wheelchair basketball, boccia, fencing and ...

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Lions table top sale

East Elloe Lions Club (Holbeach and the Suttons) is holding a table top sale at Holbeach Community Centre, Fishpond Lane, this Sunday. Sellers can set up from 9.30am, while the public will attend between 11am and 2pm. Admission is 20p towards Lion charity funds. Refreshments will be available. Tables are available by calling 01406 424822.

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Find out about Holbeach heritage at open events

Two Holbeach landmarks will be open to the public this weekend as part of the Natural Lincolnshire Heritage Open Day Festival. There will be a rare chance to explore Holbeach’s hidden Cold War bunker. Heritage Lincolnshire will be running free guided tours on Sunday, with booking essential to avoid disappointment. Visitors will be able to put on a hard hat ...

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Fundraising coffee morning

There is a charity coffee morning at Spalding’s Wood Green Animal Charity shop on Friday. The event runs from 10am to 3pm, where there will be tea, coffee, juice and homemade cakes at the Swan Street shop. There will also be a tombola. All proceeds from the event will go towards the charity. Anyone who would like to make a cake ...

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New meditation course in Spalding

If you’ve always fancied trying meditation, a new course in Spalding could be the chance you’ve been waiting for. A special four-week course – The Basics of Meditation with Gen Kelsang Nyingpo – starts on Thursday, September 8. Running from 7.30pm-8.30pm at the South Holland Centre, the course costs £5 per person. Meditation makes our mind calm and peaceful. When ...

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Holbeach wedding fayre

Organisers of a wedding fayre in Holbeach are looking for stall holders and models to take part in the event. The Break charity shop and All Saints’ Church are working together to put on the wedding fayre in the church on Saturday, September 24, from 7pm-9pm. The fayre will feature the large collection of pre-loved wedding dresses, prom dresses, bridesmaids ...

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Chance to check out Flinders’ work

There’s a chance to celebrate all the work that’s been done at Donington’s Teen Park over the past year on Wednesday. Organised by Flinders Founders, the Teen Park Celebration Open Day runs from 11am to 3pm. It’s a chance for members of the public to go along and see how hard the group has worked to improve the park over ...

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