Children

Keep the kids busy this summer

There’s no excuse for boredom this summer when the South Holland Centre is offering a host of arts and drama activities to keep the kids entertained. Children aged four to seven can explore their inner dino at a Dinosaur Drama Day run by Act II Theatre Company on Thursday, July 28, working towards a short performance at the end of ...

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Looking for summer holiday entertainment?

If you’re looking for something to keep the kids entertained during the summer holidays, why not check out The Umbrella in Spalding? The Westlode Street youth club has three events running during the holidays. On Monday, July 25, there is the Little Mix Dance Day, a fun packed Little Mix-inspired dance workshop. There is an Army and Camo Fun Day ...

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Gruffalo’s Child is sure to delight

Gruffalo’s Child King’s Lynn Corn Exchange Thursday, June 23, 1.30pm and 4.30pm and Friday, June 24, 10.30am and 1.30pm Tickets £11.50 Box office 01553 764864 www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk Following hot on the heels of The Gruffalo’s monstrous success comes The Gruffalo’s Child – with attitude! Just how brave is she? The Gruffalo said that no Gruffalo should ever set foot in the ...

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Live the magic of Neverland

Following a sell-out production of Alice in Wonderland, the magic and wonder of Peter Pan will come to Baytree Garden Centre in a half term treat for all the family from this Sunday to Sunday, June 5. Journey beyond the stars to meet Peter Pan and Wendy as they battle the dastardly Captain Hook. The show is fast moving, with ...

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Get in touch with nature this half term

Your family will find lots of fun filled events for half-term week at RSPB Frampton Marsh. Back by popular demand is a brand new treasure trail round the beautiful reedbed. Follow the clues round the trail; get the questions right and you win a prize! This runs throughout the holiday, from this Sunday to Sunday, June 5. The trail is ...

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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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Magic of Peter Pan

Following the sell-out production of Alice in Wonderland, the magic and wonder of Peter Pan will come to Baytree Garden Centre, Weston, in a half term treat for all the family from May 28 to June 5. The show is fast moving, with catchy songs and plenty of audience participation. Children of all ages will be able to meet Tinkerbelle ...

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Try junior sailing fun

Welland Yacht Club is holding Sunday junior sailing sessions over the coming months. Sessions run on: April 17 and 24, May 8, 15, 22 and 29, June 19, July 10, 17, 24 and 31, August 28, September 11, 18 and 25. The sessions are designed at introducing anyone under 16 into the national sailing scheme. No previous experience of watersports ...

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Fun Easter egg hunt

Enjoy a fun-filled family day out at Thorpe Hall’s Easter Egg Hunt on Good Friday. The Easter Bunny will be hiding piles of eggs in the gardens and, to mark the hospice’s 25th anniversary, there’ll be some special silver eggs among them. There’ll be a host of activities on the day – young visitors can have their faces painted and ...

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Easter egg-citement at Frampton Marsh reserve

You are in for a fun-filled Easter holiday at RSPB Frampton Marsh, with a whole clutch of special activities. All through the school break, you can turn detective and try to crack the clues on the Easter egg hunt. After picking up an entry sheet from the visitor centre, you follow the tricky trail and unscramble the puzzle. If you ...

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Easter fun with Alice and her Wonderland friends

Alice in Wonderland Baytree Nurseries Garden Centre, Weston Wednesday, March 30 to Sunday, April 10, 11am, 1.30pm and 4pm. Tickets £5 www.baytreetheatre.co.uk Following their sell out production of Jungle Book, Hammond Feel the Magic return to Baytree Nurseries Garden Centre this Easter with a brand new production of Alice in Wonderland which will be presented in the Baytree Theatre. The ...

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Audiences will want more

The Remarkable Tale of Oliver Twist – by Red Earth Theatre South Holland Centre, Spalding Tuesday, 1pm Tickets £7.50 Box Office 01775 764777 www.southhollandcentre.co.uk Everyone has heard of Oliver Twist, the small Victorian boy who dared to ask for more. And on Tuesday Red Earth Theatre bring the original story of the famous orphan to the South Holland Centre stage. ...

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CBeebies’ Sid is live

Keep the kids entertained during half term with a trip to the South Holland Centre to see Sid from CBeebies live. Sid will be live on stage in a fantastic fun-filled adventure that’ll knock your socks off. In an interactive experience crammed with games, songs, poems and magic, Sid’s Show will leave you with a smile on your face and ...

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Love is in the air this half term at Frampton

Love will be in the air this half-term holiday as the RSPB put on special events at their Frampton Marsh site. Starting on Saturday, February 13 and running every day through the whole holiday, you can follow the Lovebirds activity trail around the reserve. Pick up your entry sheet from the visitor centre before setting off around the surfaced trails. ...

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Jungle Book show will keep kids entertained

Half term holidays are approaching and if you are wondering what to do with the kids, Baytree Nurseries Garden Centre will be presenting the Jungle Book in the Baytree Theatre. The production, which runs from February 17-21, is being presented by Spalding production company Hammond Feel the Magic, whose shows have been presented all over the world. The show features ...

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Winter crafts day to keep the children entertained

A winter craft activity session is being held in Long Sutton on Saturday. The event, at the Market House, runs from 10.30am to 11.45am and is open to children all ages. It costs £5.50 per child and booking and payment is required in advance. There are limited places available. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 07493 137583 or ...

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Fun with Babes in the Wood

Babes in the Wood South Holland Centre, Spalding Friday, January 22, 7pm, Saturday, January 23, 2pm and 7pm Tickets £8.50/£6.50 Box office: 01775 764777 The Hurst Children’s Theatre Group is back to delight audiences young and old with the annual pantomime. Babes in the Wood will be jam packed full of laughter, songs aplenty and traditional pantomime heroes. Can Robin ...

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Activities at leisure centres in Spalding and Long Sutton for school half term

Castle Sports Complex in Spalding and Peele Leisure Centre at Long Sutton have organised school half-term activities next week (October 26-30). Castle Sports Complex: This is a Halloween-themed week with fun and games, arts and crafts, indoor sports and swimming every day. Friday will be fancy dress day, and there will be a Halloween party in the afternoon. Children are required ...

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Spooky Halloween fayre in Long Sutton

Get in a spooky mood this Halloween with the Wytches & Wizards Fayre. Organised by Rainbow Festivals, the event takes place in the greenhouse at Silverwood Craft and Garden Centre at Long Sutton from 11am to 4pm on Saturday. Be greeted by stunning live owls when you arrive, then go inside and mooch around the fayre for some cackling crafts, ...

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Adventures in space

Families can enjoy a series of events which will be quite literally out of this world during the October half term – including a unique chance to gaze at the night sky. Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens in Spalding is hosting three space-themed events suitable for children of all ages. On Thursday, October 29, youngsters can enjoy arts and crafts ...

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