Children

Chance to join Alien Orchestra

If your children are looking for something fun and exciting to keep them occupied on a Saturday morning, then the “Alien Orchestra” could be the answer. Held weekly at St Margaret’s Hall, Quadring, the workshops run from Saturday, September 26 to December 19 and give youngsters the chance to learn to play tuned percussion and perform in the orchestra, along ...

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Chance to meet Kev the Minion

The Market House Photography Group is holding two special events this weekend. On Saturday there will be a Photography Day at the Market House in Long Sutton. At 9.30am the winners of the Lincolnshire Churches Competition announced. This is followed by a photography presentation by award-winning photographer Jamie Hall from 11am to 1pm. Then from 1.30pm to 3.30pm, there will ...

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Summer fun at Springfields

A trip to Spalding’s Springfields outlet shopping during the summer holidays offers more than just shopping. Today and tomorrow youngsters can enjoy storytelling with Melissa, a teddy bears’ picnic and fun in the Play Barn, and the famous and much loved Sooty and Sweep. Next week from August 24 to 28 enjoy Springfields by the Beach featuring vintage fairground rides ...

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Hansel and Gretel fun day

Hansel and Gretel Drama Day South Holland Centre, Spalding Monday, August 24 10am to 3.30pm Cost £17 for four to seven-year-olds, £32 for two siblings Box office: 01775 764777 www.southhollandcentre.co.uk A fun-packed day working towards a performance of this classic story. What will happen when Hansel and Gretel stumble upon a house made entirely of sweets in the forest? Can ...

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Fun sessions at Umbrella

There’s plenty going on at The Umbrella throughout the summer holidays to keep the kids entertained. The Holiday Club at Westlode Street venue is running a summer of fun sessions aimed at children aged from four to 11. The sessions run from 10am to 1pm and cost £8 per child. From dinosaurs and creepy crawlies to sports, there are many ...

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Lots on at South Holland Centre

As well as a busy film programme, Spalding’s South Holland Centre has some ideas and activities to help spark creative imaginations and keep active minds and bodies busy this summer. For children aged four to seven there is a choice of two multi-activity drama days: Superheroes theme today and Hansel and Gretel theme on August 24. Then there are lots ...

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Take a walk on the wild side

This summer holiday, get your family out into the countryside with fun events at RSPB Frampton Marsh. Right through the school break, you can take part in special activities designed to get kids closer to nature. Running every day, put your brain to the test with a “fabulous” treasure hunt. Pick up your entry sheet from the visitor centre before ...

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Magical mayhem with the tea-guzzling tiger

The Tiger Who Came to Tea Monday, 1.30pm and 4.30pm; Tuesday, 10.30am and 4.30pm. Key Theatre, Peterborough Tickets £13 Box office 01733 207239. Following a smash-hit West End season, the tea-guzzling tiger is back on the road in this delightful family show; packed with oodles of magic, sing-a-long songs and clumsy chaos! A stunning stage adaptation of the classic tale ...

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Free football training session in Surfleet for girls aged 7-11

A free girls’ football session is being offered on Saturday, June 20 to coincide with this year’s Women’s World Cup. Run by Give It Some Fizz Fitness, Sports and Education, at Surfleet’s Glen Park, it is open to girls aged from 7-11 and runs from 2pm-3pm. Sessions run regularly from 2pm-3pm every Saturday (except June 13) at Glen Park, giving youngsters ...

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Feathers and fun

Next week is half term and if you’re looking for some ideas to keep the kids entertained why not visit Ayscoughfee Museum? A bird week is being held at the historic Spalding venue from Saturday (May 23) until Friday, May 29. Throughout the week visitors can admire a unique collection of eggs and stuffed birds and there will also be ...

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Family fun day at Centre

Family Fun Day – Music, dance, fun & film for under 13s South Holland Centre, Spalding Saturday, from 11am Tickets: £3 per session Box Office 01775 764777 www.southhollandcentre.co.uk Following the success of last year’s Family Fun Day, the South Holland Centre is offering another day of arts and crafts for young people and their grown-ups on Saturday. Starting at 11am, ...

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Follow the yellow brick road to Oz

Polka Dot Pantomimes presents The Wizard of Oz South Holland Centre, Spalding Today (Thurday), 1.30pm and 4.30pm Tickets £12, £10 (concessions) and £40 (family ticket) Box Office 01775 764777 www.southhollandcentre.co.uk For the perfect Easter treat for children of all ages take them along to the South Holland Centre today (Thursday) as a sparkling new adaptation of The Wizard Of Oz ...

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Artistic revamp for Holbeach cemetery chapels’ windows

A community arts project is under way to revamp the boarded-up windows at Holbeach cemetery chapels. Efforts are being made to repair and regenerate the monument chapels to create a community focused space. While a steering committee applies for funding, arts programme Transported is helping with some artistic care. The project will create four bespoke photographic murals, which will take ...

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Young Spalding theatre group ready to amaze with Joseph musical

Spalding’s Polka Dot Academy is promising its most spectacular musical yet when Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat opens at the South Holland Centre on Thursday (March 26). Limelight Youth Theatre students’ singing, acting and dancing will be complemented by pupils from St John The Baptist Primary School and Spalding Primary School who will perform as the show’s choir on ...

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Fun with Paddington

Everybody’s favourite marmalade-eating bear comes to the big screen at the South Holland Centre cinema during February half term. Paddington Bear has been at the heart of fundraising for Action Medical Research since his creator, Michael Bond, met the charity’s founder, Duncan Guthrie, in 1976. Spalding’s Action Medical Research committee will be at the centre for some of the screenings ...

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Story of Pinocchio

Pinocchio Blackfrairs Arts Centre, Boston Saturday, April 4, 11am and 2.30pm Tickets £12 (adults), £10 (concessions), £40 (family) Box office 01205 363108 Geppetto longs for a son of his own and so builds a puppet boy named Pinocchio who is magically brought to life by a beautiful Fairy. To become a real boy, Pinocchio must first prove he is brave, ...

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Come face to face with dinos

Dinosaur Zoo Key Theatre, Peterborough Wednesday, February 25 and Thursday, February 26, 1.30pm and 4.30pm Tickets £12.50, danger seats £16. Box office 01733 207239 Dare to get up close and personal! Direct from the West End, Dinosaur Zoo brings these awesome prehistoric creatures to the stage as you’ve never seen them before! From cute baby dinos to teeth-gnashing giants, observe ...

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Milkshake! Live

Milkshake! Live Monday, February 16, 1pm and 3.30pm King’s Lynn Corn Exchange Tickets £13/£11 Box office 01553 764864 The show’s stellar line up includes Little Princess, Bananas in Pyjamas, Noddy and Tessie Bear, Pip from Pip Ahoy! Bello from Jelly Jamm, Chloe from Chloe’s Closet, Tommy and Tallulah from Tickety Toc, Toby and Dolores from Toby’s Travelling Circus and Milkshake’s ...

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Join Little Howard for some fun

Little Howard’s Big Show For Kids Key Theatre, Peterborough Saturday, March 14, 4pm Tickets £8/£7 Box office: 01773 207239 Little Howard is the world’s only live interactive animation. Life is tough in showbiz; Little Howard’s big new act keeps going wrong, Roger The Pigeon has spent all their money on cookie cutters, his comedy counterpart Big Howard has been diagnosed ...

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See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil

Three Wise Monkeys South Holland Centre, Spalding Wednesday, February 18, 2pm Tickets £6 per person or £22 for a family Box office 01775 764777 Three Wise Monkeys is A Hiccup Theatre production for ages three to seven and their families. Follow our three cheeky monkeys, Seeno, Hearno and Sayno, on their journey to wisdom! When should you tell a fib? ...

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