Things to do

Win tickets and hop down the rabbit hole with Alice

Alice in Wonderland South Holland Centre, Spalding Friday, 6.30pm and Saturday, 1.30pm and 6.30pm Tickets £11/£10/£40 (family) Box office: 01775 764777 www.southhollandcentre.co.uk Rehearsals are almost complete for Polka Dot Academy’s younger students, as they prepare their next wonderful show – Alice In Wonderland. Alice In Wonderland is a magical story about a young girl called Alice who is bored of ...

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Fantasy Island for thrill seekers

If extreme rides are your thing, get yourself along to Fantasy Island at Ingoldmells for the ride of your life. From The Amazing Confusion and The Volcano to The Odyssey and The Beast, thrill seekers will be spoilt for choice. Younger adventurers can enjoy The Crazy Mouse and The Millennium, while family rides on offer include Toucan Tours, Dragon Mountain, ...

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Hollyoaks star in Boston

Boston’s Assembly Rooms holds its Summer Champagne Party on July 19, but who will be its celebrity host? A well-established Hollyoaks heart throb, with seven years of the show behind them, this hottie is no stranger to the explosive Hollyoaks style relationships with several on screen parnerships including Sarah Barnes, Hayley Ramsey, Jacqui McQueen and Cindy Cunningham. His time on ...

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Tickets on sale for Polka Dot’s Cinderella panto in Spalding

Cinderella presented by Polka Dot pantomimes South Holland Centre December 10, 2014 to January 3, 2015 Box office 01775 764777 Get your tickets early and you shall definitely go to the ball when Polka Dot Pantomimes bring their production of Cinderella to the South Holland Centre. There’s sure to be lots of audience participation in the centre’s annual festive production, ...

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What’s on: July 2-9

TODAY (THURSDAY) South Holland Singers, 7.30pm-9.30pm, St Paul’s Primary School, Queens Road, Spalding, 01775 761106. South Holland Healthy Walks, 10.30am, start and end at Holbeach Library, contact Donna Lill on 01522 870252. Moulton Seas End Youth Club, 6.30pm-8.30pm, £1.50 for ages seven to 16, contact Margaret Hains on 01406 371796. Meet your local Health Trainer, 9am-4pm, Sutton Bridge Community Centre, ...

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Review: If you love the show, watch D’Movie

Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie (15) review It’s only fair to kick-off this review by revealing that I’m not a fan of the very popular Mrs Brown’s Boys TV show in any shape or form. So, in the interest of objectivity, I took the bold step of inviting my mum to watch ‘D’Movie’ at Boston’s West End Cinema with me – ...

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The Gruffalo is the perfect family treat

The Gruffalo The Key Theatre, Peterborough Tuesday, 1.30pm and 4.30pm, and Wednesday, 10.30am and 4.30pm. Tickets £12. Box office: 01733 207239 Don’t miss Tall Stories’ hit musical stage adaptation of the award winning picture book, The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Meet a wheeler-dealer fox, an eccentric old owl and a maraca-shaking, party mad snake! Mouse can scare ...

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Nights out – Party on the 4th of July

DJ Silky D presents TFI Independence Day tomorrow at Loaded – and the Independence Weekender continues on Saturday with Loaded’s Miami Party! Party like they do in America! This Independence Day weekender Loaded becomes like one of those Frat houses in all the best college movies. Van Wilder eat your heart out! Look out for Beer Pong, Thirst Aid, confetti ...

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Bands take to stage at Bell music festival

Forget Glastonbury – there’s a music festival happening much closer to home this weekend. The Bell at Weston Hills hosts its annual free music festival on Sunday and with loads of fantastic bands on the bill, it promises to be a great event. The music starts from 3pm and there will be seven live bands playing including The Soundinjectors, Sleeve ...

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Family fun day at RSPB reserve

If the sun is shining what could be better than enjoying the open air and wildlife watching with the family? The RSPB’s reserve at Frampton Marsh, near Boston, has a family fun day this Sunday – but there’s always something going on worth visiting for. This will be the last in a series of fun days, and for just £3 ...

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Out and about this weekend

There’s something for everyone at the QV Foods funday this Sunday. The event takes place at Holbeach United Football Club from noon to 6pm. Attractions include a rodeo bull, a 60ft assault course, kids’ and adult’s bouncy castles and a penalty shoot-out. There will be dance, Zumba and kickboxing displays, live music, charity stalls and face painting. Refreshments on offer ...

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New collectables shop has dedicated area for Spalding memorabilia

If collectables are your thing, there’s a new shop in Spalding that’s well worth a look. Brian Green has opened the Green Apple Collectables Emporium in Albert Street and with 850 items to browse you’re bound to find something that takes your fancy. Brian (62) is Spalding born and bred and has been building up his selection of collectables and ...

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Crowland Show on Saturday – the perfect family outing

If you’re looking for a great family day out this weekend, then look no further than Crowland Show. The show takes place on Saturday from 8.30am at the Snowden Field. During the day there will be a variety of activities. The Clown from Feet First will be walking on stilts, riding his unicycle and playing tricks and there will be ...

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Review: Sorry Kev, this is a poor man’s Taken

3 Days To Kill (12 A) review I can’t remember the last time I saw Kevin Costner as the lead in an action flick – so for that reason alone, 3 Days To Kill grabbed my attention from the off. It seems a long time since his glory days of JFK, The Bodyguard and (dare I say) Waterworld back in ...

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Anyone for tennis at Spalding Town’s fun day

With Wimbledon fortnight just around the corner, Spalding Town Tennis Club is hoping to capitalise and encourage more people to try the sport and join up. A fun open day is being held on Sunday, June 29, at the club in Holyrood Walk (noon to 4.30pm). There will be tennis for all age groups and families. Club vice-chairman John Constable ...

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What’s On – June 19-25

TODAY (THURSDAY) South Holland Singers, 7.30pm-9.30pm, St Paul’s Primary School, Queens Road, Spalding, 01775 761106. South Holland Healthy Walks, 10.30am, start and end at Holbeach Library, contact Donna Lill on 01522 870252. Moulton Seas End Youth Club, 6.30pm-8.30pm, £1.50 for ages seven to 16, contact Margaret Hains on 01406 371796. Meet your local Health Trainer, 9am-4pm, Sutton Bridge Community Centre, ...

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Adventure awaits in youth group’s production

Real to Reel a Neon Youth Theatre production South Holland Centre, Spalding Thursday, June 26 and Saturday, June 28. Tickets are free Box office 01775 764777 www.southhollandcentre.co.uk When the boredom of living in a small town threatens to sabotage the school holidays for five teenagers, an intriguing invitation from a mysterious professor of physics, with an unhealthy obsession for film, ...

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Celebrate the summer solstice at pub music festival

Rainbow Summer Solstice Festival The Five Bells, Tydd St Mary Saturday, June 21 Free entry 11am to 8pm. Whatever your musical taste, there is bound to be something to suit at the Rainbow Summer Solstice Festival this Saturday. To mark the longest day of the year, The Five Bells in Tydd St Mary is hosting a huge summer party. The ...

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Screening reaches a macabre climax

A Small Family Business Encore screening from the National Theatre South Holland Centre, Spalding Tuesday, June 24, 7pm Box office 01775 764777 A Small Family Business returns to the National Theatre for the first time since its celebrated premiere in 1987, when it won the Evening Standard Award for Best New Play. Jack McCracken: a man of principle in a ...

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One for the end of exams

Frank Lee Speaking By Mary Benzies Stamford Senior Youth Theatre Stamford Arts Centre Friday, July 11, 7.30pm, Saturday, July 12, 7.30pm Tickets £8 (£6) Box office 01780 763203 Frank Lee Speaking is Stamford Senior Youth Theatre 2014 original touring production. This play is for anyone who is sitting, has sat, or is yet to sit a major exam. The play ...

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