Events

What’s on: August 13-19

TODAY South Holland Healthy Walks, 10.30am, start Holbeach Services Club. Meet your local Health Trainer, 9am-4pm, Sutton Bridge Community Centre, 07532 236616. Holbeach and Spalding Explorers: Spalding, 7pm-9pm; Holbeach 7.15pm-9.15pm, www.handsscouts.com Tots and carers, 9am-11.30am, Moulton Village Hall. Vitality classes, Broad Street Methodist Church Hall, Spalding, 11.30am-12.30pm and 1.45pm-2.45pm; Weston Village Hall, 2pm-3pm, £1.50, 01529 411941. Vibe Contemporary Youth Choir, ...

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Join in Activate! and enjoy free summer holiday fun

Youngsters can enjoy a variety of fun-filled arts and sports activities in Sutton Bridge on Wednesday thanks to Activate! The aim is to give young people aged between eight and 19 the chance to try a range of activities including arts and crafts, rowing machine sessions and wall climbing. All the activities are free and there is no need to ...

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Join in the fun at Jerry Green’s summer show

Looking for a fun day out for all the family? Go along to a summer show with a difference in Algarkirk on Sunday. Jerry Green Dog Rescue is hosting a dog-themed summer show at its south Lincolnshire centre from 11.30am to 4.30pm. It’s only £1 entry per adult and under-16s go free. The event will feature a fun dog show ...

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Explore old documents

The Bourne branch of the Lincolnshire Family History Society has been donated a collection of some 200 historical documents salvaged from an old solicitor’s office. The documents consist of historical deeds, indentures and other manuscript documents covering various parts of Lincolnshire. There is a documents exploration day on Saturday between 10am and 3.30pm vat Bourne United Reformed Church to offer ...

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Theatre: August 13-19

Stamford Arts Centre Box office 01780 763203 Beatrix Potter Crafts and Stories – children’s workshop Today (Thursday), 10am and 1pm Belly Dancing with Ms Jae Tomorrow (Friday), 7pm Theatre In A Week! – children’s workshop Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 10am Paint A Pot With Tooty – children’s workshop Monday, 10.30am, 2pm The Key Theatre, Peterborough Box office: 01733 Into the ...

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Step back to 1940s at wartime weekend

A step back in time to the era of big bands, World War Two and ration books can be enjoyed at Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens this weekend. The historic Spalding venue is hosting a 1940s Weekend on Saturday and Sunday. Jointly organised by South Holland District Council and Spalding Remembrance Association, the nostalgic annual event has previously attracted over ...

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Fire station fun day

Go along and meet your local firefighters at Spalding Fire Station’s open day on Saturday, from 10am until 4pm. There will be fun for all the family, with plenty of activities taking place throughout the day, from games and raffles to seeing the fire crews in action. East Midlands Ambulance Service and Lincolnshire Police, along with Bobby Bear, will also ...

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A taste sensation

The Rainbow Food and Drink Festival takes place in Holbeach on Sunday, running from 12pm to 5pm. The festival is at Holbeach Community Centre and entry is free. There will be cooking demonstrations from local celebrity chef Rachel Green, along with a whole host of stalls showcasing the best in food and drink. The companies attending include: Honey Living; Fen Farm ...

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What’s On (July 23-29)

TODAY South Holland Healthy Walks, 10.30am, Holbeach Services Club. Meet your local Health Trainer, 9am-4pm, Sutton Bridge Community Centre, 07532 236616. Holbeach and Spalding Explorers: Spalding, 7pm-9pm; Holbeach 7.15pm-9.15pm, www.handsscouts.com Tots and carers, 9am-11.30am, Moulton Village Hall. Vitality classes, Broad Street Methodist Church Hall, Spalding, 11.30am-12.30pm and 1.45pm-2.45pm; Weston Village Hall, 2pm-3pm, £1.50, 01529 411941. Vibe Contemporary Youth Choir, 5.30pm-7pm, ...

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Scarecrow Mania 2015

Scarecrow Mania takes place at Spalding’s Ayscoughfee Gardens on Sunday. Organised by the Rotary Club of Spalding and Welland, the event raises funds for the Two Lips Appeal which this year supports PHAB, Macmillan Cancer Support and the NSPCC. Charitable donations will be accepted throughout the afternoon. The event will take place between 1pm and 4pm and will welcome visitors ...

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Theatre: What’s on this week (July 23-29)

Stamford Arts Centre Box office 01780 763203 Art On The Map Summer Exhibition From today (Thursday) Stamford Shoestring presents The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold Today (Thursday), tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday, 7.45pm Glyndebourne – Mozart’s Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail – satellite screening Sunday, 5pm Animated Movie Making – Lost In Space! – workshop Tuesday and Wednesday, 10am Burghley Film ...

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What’s On (July 9-15)

TODAY South Holland Healthy Walks, 10.30am, start Holbeach Services Club. Meet your local Health Trainer, 9am-4pm, Sutton Bridge Community Centre, 07532 236616. Holbeach and Spalding Explorers: Spalding, 7pm-9pm; Holbeach 7.15pm-9.15pm, www.handsscouts.com Tots’ and carers’ group, 9am-11.30am, Moulton Village Hall. Vitality classes, Broad Street Methodist Church Hall, Spalding, 11.30am-12.30pm and 1.45pm-2.45pm; Weston Village Hall, 2pm-3pm, £1.50, 01529 411941. Vibe Contemporary Youth ...

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Theatre: What’s on this week (July 9-15)

The Cresset, Peterborough Box office 01733 265705 Gildenburgh Choir 60th Anniversary Concert Saturday, 7.30pm “Transmission” Sunday, 5pm King’s Lynn Corn Exchange Box office 01553 764864 King’s Lynn Festival presents KL Festival Chorus & EUCO Sunday, 7.30pm King’s Lynn Festival presents EUCO – Crispian Steele-Perkins Tuesday, 7.30pm South Holland Centre, Spalding Box office 01775 764777 Andy Fairweather Low & The Low ...

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Outdoor celebration

There is an outdoor celebration at Spalding’s Ayscoughfee Gardens on Sunday at 2pm as part of Broad Street Methodist Church’s outreach to encourage people to think about life’s journey. The theme is The Way and there will be worship songs, reflections and a sense of fun. Children’s activities are included. All are invited to bring a picnic from 1pm and ...

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Rose Festival to mark ten years of growing

A ten-day Rose Festival will mark 40 years of rose growing and breeding at Baytree Nurseries Garden Centre. The Festival starts tomorrow (Friday) and runs until July 19 and will introduce a brand new rose – the Reinhard Biehler MBE. This large flowering floribunda is pink in bud and mauve in flower and is a fitting tribute to a man ...

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Take a ride to car and bike show

The Baston Car and Bike Show has grown up to be very different to other automotive shows. Classics mingle with all the latest models from just about every main dealership in the area, so visitors can be both nostalgic and look for a new car in a relaxed environment at same time. Now in its sixth year, the event is ...

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What’s On: July 9-15

TODAY South South Holland Healthy Walks, 10.30am, start Holbeach Services Club. Meet your local Health Trainer, 9am-4pm, Sutton Bridge Community Centre, 07532 236616. Holbeach and Spalding Explorers: Spalding, 7pm-9pm; Holbeach 7.15pm-9.15pm, www.handsscouts.com Tots and carers, 9am-11.30am, Moulton Village Hall. Vitality classes, Broad Street Methodist Church Hall, Spalding, 11.30am-12.30pm and 1.45pm-2.45pm; Weston Village Hall, 2pm-3pm, £1.50, 01529 411941. Vibe Contemporary Youth ...

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Visit by Red Arrows to military weekend

Guests at a military weekend will be treated to a special fly-over by the Red Arrows. A fly-past by the Spitfire is also planned for the event at the Anglia Motel, Fleet, on Saturday and Sunday, which runs from 9am to 5pm both days. There will also be a display of military vehicles, stalls, caravan rally, country and western show ...

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Strawberry fundraiser

Pinchbeck fundraiser Lorna Webb is holding a strawberry and coffee morning at her home on Tuesday, July 14. The event at 2 Poachers Gate runs from 10am to noon and there will be coffee, scones and strawberries on offer, along with cakes and preserves, plants and vegetables for sale. All proceeds are for Marie Curie Cancer Care.

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Theatre: What’s on this week (July 2-8)

King’s Lynn Corn Exchange Box office 01553 764864 Comedy Club Today (Thursday), 8.45pm The Cresset, Peterborough Box office 01733 265705 Let’s Hang On Tomorrow (Friday), 7.30pm South Holland Centre, Spalding Box office 01775 764777 Polka Dot 10 Year Celebration Saturday, 1.30pm & 6.30pm Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston Box office: 01205 363108 Forbidden Nights Friday, 8pm Key Theatre, Peterborough Box office ...

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