Author Archives: Rachel Mayfield

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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Two Lips ball raises £3,000 for good causes

A Take That tribute band, a live auction and a raffle helped to raise more than £3,000 at the Two Lips charity ball. Held at Spalding’s Castle Sports Complex and organised by the Rotary Club of Spalding, the event saw around 150 get their gladrags on and dance the night away. Rotarian Alan Porter, who is chairman of the Two ...

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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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What’s on – May 15-21

TODAY 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, contact ...

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Treasure hunt fun

St Barnabas Spalding Hospice is holding its first car treasure hunt to boost its funds. This fun event takes place on Sunday from 2pm and is open to everyone looking for an afternoon out. The hunt starts and finishes at The Thatched Cottage, Pools Lane, Sutterton. Entry is £10 per car and each car will be sent off with a ...

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Chance to see Pearl Izumi Tour Series

The Pearl Izumi Tour Series enters its sixth season of unique team based cycle racing with ten towns and cities holding the only British domestic cycle race series to be televised on terrestrial TV. Round three of the series takes place in Peterborough on Tuesday. Timings are: support activities 2pm; Matrix Fitness Grand Prix 5.50pm; riders warm up 6.30pm; race ...

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Flower-themed family fun

Your little budding naturalists can blossom at the RSPB’s Frampton Marsh nature reserve on Sunday. Join in with the flower-themed family fun, with lots for your kids to do. You can make lovely blooms with “seed bombs” that add a splash of colour to your garden. There will also be free packets of seed for you to take away. If ...

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Come and Sing with Cantemus

Spalding-based chamber choir Cantemus invites you to join a special open rehearsal. Come and Sing with Cantemus takes place on Wednesday, May 21, from 7.30pm to 9pm at Ayscoughfee School, Spalding. If you would like to join in you need to email info@cantemus-spalding.com, with your name and your voice part (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass) by Tuesday, May 20. Then visit ...

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Concert not to be missed

Fairport Convention in concert South Holland Centre, Spalding Thursday, May 29, 8pm Tickets £20 Box Office 01775 764777 www.southhollandcentre.co.uk Legendary folk-rock outfit Fairport Convention will welcome the return of longest-serving member Dave Pegg on bass guitar when the band visits Spalding during its UK spring tour. Dave will take the stage with fellow band members Simon Nicol (vocals, guitar), Ric ...

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Ranking for trust

Community NHS services in Lincolnshire have been ranked for the first time in the Stonewall Healthcare Equality Index. Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust (LCHS) has been placed 16th out of more than 40 different healthcare organisations in England. The index, set up by the charity Stonewall, helps organisations to benchmark and track their progress on equality for their gay, ...

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Swinging time at Jungle Book event

Jungle Book themed activities were the order of the day at a special event held at the South Holland Centre, Spalding. Children attending the day of fun took part in a drama and music workshop, a dance based workshop, craft activities and cupcake decorating. The day was rounded off with a screening of Disney’s The Jungle Book.

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It’s all Greek to Ayscoughfee School pupils

Pupils at Ayscoughfee Hall School in Spalding have been learning about all things Greek during a special day. The children all got dressed up in traditional Greek clothing including togas and head-dresses and set about making shields, spears and clay pots.

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What’s on – May 8-14

Today South Holland Singers, 7.30pm-9.30pm, St Paul’s Primary School, Queen’s Road, Spalding, 01775 761106. South Holland Healthy Walks, 10.30am, start at Holbeach Library, contact Donna Lill on 01522 870252. Moulton Seas End Youth Club, 6.30pm-8.30pm, £1.50 for ages 7-16, call Margaret on 01406 371796. Meet your local Health Trainer, 9am-4pm, Sutton Bridge Community Centre, contact Theresa on 07532 236616. Holbeach ...

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Pamper evening

Fancy a girls’ night out? Then get yourself along to Holbeach Bank Primary School on Friday night. The Friends of the School are hosting a pamper evening from 6.30pm-8.30pm. Attractions include cushions and bags, prom/wedding hair design, Indian head massage, hand massages and nail painting, foot massages, Bodyshop and Avon products, cupcakes, jewellery and children’s tutus. There will also be a ...

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Cash bingo

Holbeach Town Band holds its monthly bingo session tomorrow night. The event takes place at the WI Hall, Park Road, Holbeach, with eyes down at 7.30pm. The snowball has now reached £240, so why not try your luck? Money raised goes towards band funds.

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