Events

Food and Music Fiesta fun

Rainbow Festivals holds its annual Food & Music Fiesta on Saturday. The event takes place at The Five Bells at Tydd St Mary and gates open at 11am Admission is £1 for adults and children go free. The fiesta is a fabulous family day, with so much to do, see, buy and eat! Take the whole family (even the dog) ...

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Music and fun for all at annual Party in the Park

Bakkavor’s annual Party in the Park returns on Saturday for an evening of music and fun. The event takes place at Spalding’s Springfields Events Centre from 6pm. Bakkavor is celebrating its 30th anniversary and entertainment has been lined up to mark all three decades, starting with the 80s Experience Tribute Band. This will be followed by a Take That tribute ...

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Author visit

Para-cyclist and former vet Julian Earl will be at Bookmark, Spalding, on Wednesday at 7.15pm. Julian worked as a vet, later becoming president of the Lincolnshire Veterinary Association. In 2012 he suffered serious injuries in a cycling road race that ended his clinical work. He is now an approved para-cyclist targeting the national championships. In his book Julian entertains with ...

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Get along to Holbeach Town and Country Fayre

Holbeach Town and Country Fayre takes place this weekend offering something for everyone. The annual event takes place at Kings Field, Ravens Gate, Holbeach, and runs from 10am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. There will be plenty of stalls, along with displays of vintage tractors and farming equipment, classic cars, military vehicles, motorcycles and steam engines. Events in the ...

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Pinchbeck Carnival offers fun for family

Pinchbeck Carnival takes place this weekend (June 10-12) with the theme 90 Glorious Years. Events at Rotten Row Playing Field start with bingo on Friday from 6.30pm. On Saturday the parade leaves Wimberley Way at noon going down Rotten Row, Brownlow Crescent, Bear Lane, Knight Street and back to the playing field for 12.45pm. Roads will be closed as the ...

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Summer Solstice Festival

The Rainbow Summer Solstice Festival takes place on Saturday, June 18, and promises to be even bigger this year! In the field behind The Five Bells at Tydd St Mary and organised by Rainbow Festivals, this really is a fabulous day for all. A great atmosphere, an array of over 100 arts, crafts, magical and fair trade stalls, alternative and ...

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Fun day out for all

There’s a funday at the Lighthouse Church in Spalding on Saturday. Running from 1pm-5pm, there will be a range of stalls, face painting, glitter tattoos, balloon modelling, a bouncy castle and games. The event will raise money for a new minibus to get children to and from the Supaclub, after their minibus was written off in an accident.

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Get your wellies and get down to the farm

Visiting a farm on Open Farm Sunday, this weekend, is a wonderful way to discover the world of farming. Modern farming is incredibly diverse and impacts on all of us – from the food we eat, to clothing, medicine, fuel and manufacturing. Agriculture is vital to our future too – so go along and find out more! Hundreds of farms ...

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Friends of Johnson annual fayre

The Friends of Johnson Community Hospital hold their annual summer fayre at the hospital on Saturday. The programme of entertainment provides the chance to relax and enjoy light refreshments (indoors if wet) while enjoying music and dance. This year, the Slap Dash Dancers will perform a programme of Appalachian dances and the Beauvale Ensemble will play a variety of music ...

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Author visit

Author Ruary Mackenzie Dodds will visit Spalding next month to talk about his new book The Dragonfly Gardener. Ruary’s an entertaining and enthusiastic speaker who will have you thinking about dragonflies in a whole new way! He will be at Bookmark on July 5 at 7.15pm. Tickets are £3.50 from The Crescent shop.

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Classic car run

June 12 is a big day in the Spalding Classic Car Club’s calendar. It is the day of their 19th annual classic car run, this year starting from Baytree Garden Centre in Weston. With an entry list already topping 50 classic cars, organiser Barry Aistrup is confidently predicting an enjoyable day out around the rural lanes of Lincolnshire, Rutland and ...

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Fleet open gardens

Three gardens in Fleet will be opening their gates to the public next weekend. Little Acres in Hazelwood Lane, Westholme in Little Marsh Lane and Battleford Hall in Proudfoot Lane, will all be open on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30, from 11am to 4pm. Entry is £2.50 per garden and there will be refreshments available and plants for ...

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Out of this world space weekend at historic hall

Families can enjoy a special event at Ayscoughfee Hall next month which will be literally out of this world! The historic Spalding venue is holding a Space Weekend on June 4 and 5 to coincide with the return to Earth of Astronaut Tim Peake from the International Space Station. The event will see a mobile planetarium from Starlincs put up ...

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Enjoy a family day at Crowland Show

Crowland Show promises to be a fun-filled day of entertainment and animals for all the family. As well as all the horse and dog show classes, there will also be a craft fair, stalls and handmade foodstuffs, the WI marquee, as well as rides, games and activities. MP John Hayes is due to officially open the event on Saturday, June ...

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Author visiting

Spalding’s Bookmark is hosting author Adam Daubney on Thursday at 7.15pm. Adam will be talking about the research that went into his new book on Lincolnshire’s rich archaeology which covers thousands of years of diverse history. 50 Finds From Lincolnshire charts some of the most intriguing and enigmatic objects discovered by the public, including finds from Long Sutton, and it illustrates ...

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Truckfest offers fun day out for the whole family

Truckfest returns to the East of England Showground, Peterborough, over May Bank Holiday weekend bigger and better than last year! Each year the event grows with more trucks and people attending the hugely popular event. And this year brings more trucks, more celebrities and more entertainment. Ice road truckers stars Lisa Kelly and Todd Dewey will be greeting fans all ...

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Quiz night

There is a quiz night at the Elizabethan Centre in Whaplode Drove on Saturday, 8pm for 8.30pm. Teams of four are welcome and the cost is £1 per person.

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Flower festival

St Mary Magdalene Church at Fleet holds its flower festival from Friday, April 29 until Monday, May 2, from 10am to 4pm each day. There will be various stalls including cakes,a tombola, jewellery, wooden items, plants, vegetables and books. For more information call 01406 424113.

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Quiz night with fish and chips

There is a quiz night in aid of Pennygate Patient Link on April 15. The event takes place at the Masonic Hall, Pinchbeck Road, Spalding, from 7pm. Teams of four are welcome and the cost is £3 person or £7.50 to include a fish and chip supper. There will be a raffle and refreshments will be available. To book your ...

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Author visiting Bookmark

Taz Thorton will be at Spalding’s Bookmark on Thursday (April 7) to discuss her book Whispers From the Earth. Taz is a Shamanic healer, crafter and teacher and, after years of working with the spirits of the land, she will be discussing her collection of teaching stories beautifully crafted from our own forgotten past. Tickets are £3.50 to include a ...

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