Things to do

A tribute to The King

One Night of Elvis The Cresset, Peterborough Friday, May 30, 7.30pm Tickets: £21.50 Box office: 01733 265705 Europe’s most successful Elvis Presley tribute artist – Lee Memphis King, presents the ultimate tribute to The King – celebrating the entire career of the musical legend. This spectacular show begins with an authentic recreation of the 1950s rock’n’roll years, progressing through the ...

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Welcome to Party People

The Voice has teamed up with the Spalding nightclub to bring you a new weekly feature – Party People – and to be in with a chance of winning all you have to do is go along to Loaded. Over the weekend, a photographer from the club will be snapping away, capturing pictures of clubbers enjoying their night out. Then ...

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Partnership made in music heaven

Spalding Folk Club presents Miranda Sykes and Rex Preston South Hoiland Centre, Spalding Wednesday, June 4, 8.15pm £6 on the door, £5 members Box office: 01775 764777 Local girl made good Miranda Sykes returns with stunning mandolin player Rex Preston. Miranda, more often seen now with Show of Hands, plays bass and sings like an angel and Rex plays mandolin ...

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Feel good with Dr Feelgood live

Dr Feelgood Key Theatre, Peterborough Saturday, May 31, 7.30pm Tickets: £18.50 Box office: 01733 207239 Dr Feelgood is one of the most popular rhythm and blues acts in the world. Formed in the 1970s, the current line up features Kevin Morris on drums and Phil Mitchell on bass, both 29 years in the band, and Steve Walwyn on guitar who ...

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is showing in Spalding this week

One of 2014’s biggest films swings into town this week as The Amazing Spider Man 2 hits Spalding’s South Holland Centre. Andrew Garfield returns for his second outing as Spidey/Peter Parker in a sequel that builds on the success of the 2012’s original. Marvel’s latest super-hero offering picks up pretty much where its predecessor left off, with Parker haunted by ...

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Night of cricket memories

Cricket stalwarts Blofeld and Baxter are back in Peterborough by popular demand with even more untold stories from behind the scenes at Test Match Special! Henry Blofeld and Peter Baxter cordially invite you to join them on a trip down memory lane to discover fascinating untold stories from the Test Match Special commentary box and beyond. Hear tall tales from ...

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Blow your mind with hypnotist

Spalding mind-reader Connor Elleston kicks off his mini-tour at the town’s South Holland Centre on Saturday night. Displaying powers of the untapped human mind, Connor reads minds, moves objects with the mind and predicts audience behaviour all with a touch of pickpocketing – building up to a brilliant climax! The show starts at 7.30pm and will be full of audience ...

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Review: This is how you right the wrongs of X-Men’s past

X-Men: Days of Future Past 3D review (12A) If you’re as big an X-Men fan as me, it’s likely that you’ve not been overly happy with what you’ve seen from the series since the awesome X2 way back in 2003. I am, however, delighted to tell you that Days of Future Past more than makes up for a decade of ...

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Theatre group doing time with Bad Girls

Bad Girls – The Musical South Holland Centre, Spalding From today (Thursday) until Saturday, 7.30pm Box office: 01775 764777 The play is performed by Spalding Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Society. Set in HMP Larkhall, this is the story of new wing governor Helen Stewart and her battles with old guard Jim Fenner and his sidekick Sylvia Hollamby, as well as ...

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Raising pounds for hounds at gift fayre

A holistic fayre on Saturday will raise money for Dogs for the Disabled. The Mind, Body, Spirit, Craft and Pamper Fayre takes place at Silverwood Craft and Garden Centre, Long Sutton, from 10am to 4pm. The event has been organised in support of the official opening of Soul2Soul Holistics and Mystical Gifts, which will be based at the garden centre. ...

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Rare event this bank holiday

The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight Visitor Centre is holding a rare weekend opening this Sunday and Monday. The centre at RAF Coningsby offers a unique chance to see some of the last remaining fully-operational aircraft that defended the nation’s skies during the Second World War. Visitors will be shown around the hangar by knowledgeable volunteer guides, many of whom ...

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See play that’s ‘phenomenal’

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Key Theatre, Peterborough Tonight, 7pm £15 (£12.50 concessions, £10 students) Box office: 01733 207239 www.vivacity-peterborough.com Following its smash-hit live broadcast in 2012, the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time returns to cinemas. Based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens ...

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Hang out with cast of Let’s Hang On

Let’s Hang on King’s Lynn Corn Exchange Friday, May 30, 7.30pm Tickets Box office: 01553 764864 www.kingslynncornexchange.co.uk The award-winning production Let’s Hang On takes you on a musical journey through the prolific career of one of the most successful bands of all time – Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. From their beginnings in the early 50s, the show takes ...

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Take a step back to Supersonic 70s

Supersonic 70s The Cresset, Peterborough Friday, May 23, 7.30pm Tickets £20 Box office: 01733 265705 www.cresset.co.uk The Supersonic 70s are a six piece band, with male and female lead vocals. Featuring the incredible “cat suited wondergirl” Janey Bombshell, one of the finest female singers in the UK. Janey adds some real “Agnetha glamour” alongside co-lead vocalist Mark Keen, the “velvet ...

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Boston clubbers get a weekend taste of Ibiza

You know the summer is just around the corner when the clubs start to open in Ibiza! To celebrate this momentous occasion in the clubbing calender this Bank Holiday sees the Ibiza Opening Weekender at Boston’s Assembly Rooms. It’s all about the dance anthems, beach parties and an electrifying atmosphere! Bring on the Co2 cannons! The club is open tomorrow ...

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Half term fun for all at Frampton Marsh

Keep your little ones entertained with a fun-packed half-term week at RSPB Frampton Marsh. See what mini monsters you can discover on land and in water by taking part in one of their pond dipping or bug hunting sessions. Explore the wonderful watery world of pond dipping on Tuesday, at a cost of £3 per child with sessions running throughout ...

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Voice Birthdays – May 22-28

The Spalding and South Holland Voice is a newspaper for all ages so we intend to have a weekly section just for kids. Each week we want to include a birthday parade of children aged from one to 12 who are celebrating their big day that week. Send your pictures to us by post at Units 1&2 Winsover Centre, 14-16 ...

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Enjoy a beautiful day out at Ferry Meadows

Imagine somewhere beautiful, safe and unspoilt where you can walk, cycle, play, horse-ride, ride a train, go fishing, exercise the dog, jog, push the buggy and explore endless meadows, lakes and woodland – all less than three miles from Peterborough’s busy city centre. You’ll find all this and more – including cafes, hard-surfaced routes for wheelchair users, a busy events ...

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Children’s book of the week – Kids love going on a bear hunt

This week’s children’s book of the week is We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury. “We’re going on a bear hunt. “We’re going to catch a big one…” A familiar refrain beloved by millions the world over, this fantastic story is now 25 years old! For a quarter of a century readers have been ...

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Rare chance to visit Spalding Gentlemen’s Society

There is a rare opportunity to look around Spalding Gentlemen’s Society on Wednesday, June 4. Founded in 1710, the Broad Street establishment is one of the oldest learned societies in the country and the earliest provincial association for the encouragement of antiquarianism. Among its many notable members were Sir Isaac Newton and his biographer and antiquarian William Stukeley. Join curator ...

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