Events

Crowland is place to be this weekend

Competitions, crafts, horses, dogs – Crowland Show really does have something for everyone this Saturday. Being held at Snowden Field, the fun starts at 8.30am and the fun gets under way straightaway. The horse show kicks off bright and early in the main ring and continues throughout the day, providing a spectacular display of horses of all sizes from miniature ...

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Treasures to discover at antique fair

The ever-popular antiques and collectors fair is back at Springfields Events Centre this weekend. Whether you are a bargain hunter, collector, connoisseur or just curious there’s something for everyone, including antiques, collectables, jewellery, art, furniture, curios and decorative items. The fair has been established as a regular, busy and well attended event since 1998. Burgh-Le-Marsh Furnishings took over the management ...

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Auction in Long Sutton to fundraise for church driveway

An auction of goods to raise money for a driveway at St Mary’s Church in Long Sutton takes place in the church hall on Saturday (June 20). Typical items are furniture (house & garden), bed and table linen, books, war memorabilia, paintings and watercolours. prints and maps, bric-a-brac, tea caddies, workboxes, musical instruments, children’s toys, radios, train sets, brass, copper ...

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Horse and pony show rides into Long Sutton

Long Sutton Horse and Pony Show takes place on Sunday, June 28 offering plenty to keep everyone entertained. The event takes place at Cinder Ash Park and new for this year is the Handy Pony ring which will run all day. There is no show jumping this year but advanced entry is available for all classes now. The showing classes ...

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Try your hand at cabbage hurling in Holbeach

Holbeach Town and Country Fayre takes place this weekend and one of the main attractions is the unique cabbage hurling competition. This annual event is a coming together of the country summer show and a classic car and vehicle show. Entertainment lined up for the main arena this year consists of: falconry display musical vehicles owl displays marching bands fun ...

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Theatre: What’s on this week (June 11-17)

King’s Lynn Corn Exchange Box office 01553 764864 Octonauts Saturday, 1pm and 4pm; Sunday, 10am and 1pm Avenue Q Tuesday and Wednesday, 7.30pm Key Theatre, Peterborough Box office 01733 207239 The Three Degrees Today (Thursday), 7.30pm Courtney Pine presents Song (the ballad book) featuring Zoe Rahman Tomorrow (Friday), 7.30pm Oasis UK Saturday, 7.30pm The Brighouse and Rastrick Band Sunday, 3pm ...

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What’s On (June 11-17)

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, for 14-18 year olds, 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 ...

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Summer solstice festival

There’s live music and lots more on the bill for the second annual Rainbow Summer Solstice Festival. The event takes place on Sunday, June 21 behind The Five Bells at Tydd St Mary. Live bands include Mickey Flynn, Whisky Before Breakfast, Bear Makes Ninja, The Gangsters, Addison’s Uncle, Beachy Head Diving Club and Another Bloody Day. There will be plenty ...

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Carers’ Pamper Day

South Lincolnshire Blind Society is holding a free carers’ pamper day from 10am to 3pm on Thursday at Pinchbeck Village Hall. Exhibitors will include: Hills Department Store will be offering mini makeovers, skincare vouchers and free samples. Chelsea Richardson from the Beauty Room in Spalding will be offering pedicures, manicures, eyebrow waxing and eyelash tinting. Edinburgh Wool Mill – men’s and ...

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Coffee morning

There will be a special coffee afternoon at the Castle Sports Complex on Wednesday. The event, which is for people with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, runs from 1pm-2.30pm in the bowling lounge. The aim is awareness, signposting and support. To find out more call the Castle on 01775 762178.

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Johnson Hospital summer fair

The Johnson Hospital League of Friends hold their annual Summer Fayre on Saturday. The event is at the Johnson Community Hospital, Spalding Road, Pinchbeck, from 2pm to 4pm. There will be music by The Ukelele Orchestra, games, a raffle, plants and many stalls including crafts and cakes.

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What’s on (May 21-27)

TODAY South Holland Singers, 7.30pm-9.30pm, St Paul’s Primary School, Spalding, 01775 761106. South Holland Healthy Walks, 10.30am, start Holbeach Services Club. Meet your local Health Trainer, 9am-4pm, Sutton Bridge Community Centre, Theresa Lewis 07532 236616. Holbeach and Spalding Explorers: Spalding, 7pm-9pm; Holbeach 7.15pm-9.15pm. Open to 14-18 year olds. Visit www.handsscouts.com Tots and Carers Group, 9am-11.30am, Moulton Village Hall. Vitality classes, ...

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Spalding People’s Parade

Spalding’s People’s Parade takes place on Sunday offering fun for all the family. The free event runs from 11am to 5pm at the Sir John Gleed School and as well as the parade itself, attractions include children’s funfair rides, a variety of live music and a range of craft stalls. The parade starts at 1pm and goes along Halmer Gardens, ...

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Your artefacts examined at open museum event in Spalding

Spalding Gentlemen’s Society will be open from 7pm to 9pm on Thursday (May 14) as part of National Museums at Night. Search your attic or hunt in your garage for anything you have collected, saved for years, or belonged to your granny and take it along to Broad Street to get an opinion. Admission is free, but a £2 donation ...

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McNab at Bookmark

Popular author Andy McNab will be at Bookmark, Spalding, on Monday talking about his latest book featuring ex-SAS trooper turned MI5 operative Tom Buckingham. The event starts at 7.15pm and tickets are £3.50 to include a glass of wine or juice. Tickets are available from Bookmark, The Crescent, Spalding, or by calling 01775 769231.

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Fashion show fun

There are two events coming up at Whaplode Village Hall. The first is a fashion show by Baytree Fashion on May 15. Doors open at 6pm for refreshments before the show. Tickets are £3.50 from Brenda on 01406 370775. A quiz night takes place on June 20. Doors open at 6pm with supper before the quiz. Tickets are £7.50 from ...

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Putting art on the map

Artists Helen Webber and John Gray of Spalding’s Riverbank Studios are opening the studios to the public on Saturday and Sunday between 10am and 5pm as part of Art on the Map. There will be an exhibition of their paintings in the gallery. The event is free and visitors can buy original works directly from the artists.

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What’s On (May 7-13)

TODAY South Holland Singers, 7.30pm-9.30pm, St Paul’s Primary School, Spalding, 01775 761106. 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, open to 14-18 year olds, www.handsscouts.com Tots and Carers Group, 9am-11.30am, Moulton Village Hall. Vitality classes, Broad Street Methodist ...

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What’s on (April 16-22)

TODAY South Holland Singers, 7.30pm-9.30pm, St Paul’s Primary School, Queens Road, Spalding, 01775 761106. 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, for 14-18 year olds, www.handsscouts.com Tots and Carers Group, 9am-11.30am, Moulton Village Hall. Vitality classes, Broad Street Methodist ...

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Daffodil show is a sign that spring has sprung

In celebration of Lincolnshire’s daffodil bulb and flower growing heritage, the Lincolnshire Daffodil Society is holding its 106th daffodil competition and spring flower show this weekend. The show takes place at Springfields Events & Conference Centre, Spalding, and includes competitions for daffodil enthusiasts, schools and other groups, as well as classes for digital photo and painting entries in a range ...

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