Days Out

‘Royal’ family join parade

Moulton will be hosting ‘royalty’ on Sunday when the village holds its Tulip Parade for the first time since 2019. The youngsters picked to be the royal family in 2019 will finally have their chance to take part in the event. The Queen is Abbie-May Wilson-White, the Princesses are twins Keisha and Jenna Campbell and the Prince is Jack Bell. ...

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Monster fun for all at Truckfest

Monster trucks are back over the Bank Holiday weekend when Truckfest returns after two years away. Staged by Spalding-based Live Promotions, the show is celebrating its 40th anniversary and TV’s Todd Dewey from Ice Road Truckers is flying in to meet fans across the three days. This year the doors open at 2pm on Saturday, but visitors are invited to ...

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New festival to be a blast from the past

Holbeach is set to get medieval as part of a free new festival in the town. The Holbeach Medieval Festival is taking place at a number of locations in the town on July 2 and 3. Living encampments are set to bring the period to life. Not only will there be military re-enactments but there will also be opportunities to ...

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Gentlemen open up doors weekly

A Spalding Institution is to open up its doors every week. The Spalding Gentlemen’s Society is to open the doors to its Broad Street based collection every Wednesday from 11am to 1pm. It’s also looking to open up for a spell on Sundays at some point in 2022.SGS volunteers will be present at the Transported Stall in Spalding Market Place ...

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Gosberton set for Septemberfest

Folk legends Martin and Eliza Carthy are headlining a weekend of music and events coming to Gosberton’s St Peter and St Paul’s Church from September 17-19. Septemberfest is part of English Heritage’s Future of the Past series of events and the link up with Sound Lincs is to feature some excellent musical talent, many of whom will be playing their ...

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Cheers as Holbeach Music and Beer Festival hits the right note

There was plenty to raise a glass to as the Holbeach Music and Beer Festival  returned for another year. A host of top acts and a fantastic array of beers and ciders were on hand to be enjoyed at the King’s Field from Friday to Sunday. Tribute acts including Vicky Jackson as Pink and The Jam’d proved hits alongside local ...

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Festival promises fun for the family

Spalding Festival is set to be even bigger and better as it returns for 2019 this weekend. This year’s Spalding Round Table event is both an indoor and outdoor spectacle promising even more fun for all the family than before at the Castle Sports Complex. Not only is there set to be the usual fantastic array of beer and cider ...

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Pinchbeck goes live this weekend

Pinchbeck Live returns this weekend with attractions across the village. Saturday will see a host of attractions at the Community Hub and Library between 10am and 4pm including a talk by the Spalding Gentlemen’s Society, a pinball competition, historic displays, live music from Peppermint Junction and a demonstration by Spalding Amateur Radio Society. Sunday sees St Mary’s Church Harvest Festival ...

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Relax and refresh this September in Spalding

A new series of meditation and mindfulness courses starts in Spalding in September. The antithesis of modern living, meditation and mindfulness brings space and peace to our lives. Next month, there are two options for those looking to explore their inner peace. A spokesman said: “All living beings have a shared wish – to be happy and free from problems. ...

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Flypasts set for 1940s weekend in Spalding

History comes to life again in Spalding this weekend at the Ayscoughfee 1940s Weekend. Set for the two-day event is a Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flypast on both days, weather permitting. On Saturday and Sunday (August 11 & 12), Ayscoughfee will be full of memorabilia displays, stalls, vintage vehicles and entertainment, including dancing and singers. At 2.30pm on Sunday ...

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Get diggy with it at Ayscoughfee archeology festival

Grab a trowel, the second annual Festival of Archaeology takes place this weekend at Ayscoughfee Gardens in Spalding. On Saturday and Sunday (July 28/29), visitors can dig deep into dirt pits to unearth fossils and get hands-on with a host of activities and crafts, as well as talks, walks and demonstrations. The first festival weekend last year was a success ...

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Activate your summer holiday fun in South Holland

There is no reason for youngsters to get bored during the school holidays. South Holland District Council has arranged a series of free family days through the Activate! programme. Starting on August 1 in Holbeach, the days are designed to give young people and their families the chance to try new sports and arts activities within their community. Activities include ...

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Springfields Adventure Land to open with a weekend of family fun

The long-awaited new funpark at Springfields Outlet will open at the end of June. On Saturday, June 30, Springfields Outlet will open its highly anticipated new leisure destination, Adventure Land. To celebrate, there will be a full programme of family-friendly activities and entertainment across the whole weekend. At 11am on Saturday, Coronation Street actress Samia Longchambon, aka Samia Ghadie (Maria ...

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Whaplode flower festival this weekend

The annual Whaplode St Mary’s Church flower festival begins today (Friday May 25) and runs through to Tuesday. The festival is open 10am-5pm, except Sunday which is 12.00pm to 5.00pm for the normal Sunday Service at 10.30am which is a Songs of Praise Service. Everyone is welcome to join in with this service celebrating specially chosen hymns and readings. As ...

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Get Jedi skills at Star Wars evening in Long Sutton

This Friday, you don’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to learn the ways of the Jedi – you can learn lightsaber tricks and more at Peele Leisure Centre in Long Sutton. The latest Star Wars film, Solo: A Star Wars Story, opens on Friday, the same day as the special Star Wars event in Long Sutton ...

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Half term activities at South Holland Centre

Next week is half term and the South Holland Centre has a packed family friendly programme, with a sing-a-long, an art event and films. Get your voices warmed up and come and sing your heart out at Sing-a-long-a Beauty and the Beast on Tuesday, May 29 at 7pm. Enjoy a full length screening of Disney’s iconic fairy tale starring Emma ...

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Giant rabbits spotted in Surfleet park

Giant wicker rabbits have appeared in Surfleet’s Glen Park. The four 7ft by 5ft sculptures were hand-made by artist Alison Walling, who braved the winter weather earlier in the year to create the long-eared giants in time for spring. “I was working through the colder months of January and February but did have to yield to the travelling conditions on ...

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Spalding Rock ‘n’ Roll Weekender

The hottest rock and roll acts from across the country will set Springfields hopping at a red-hot rock and roll weekender. This weekend (May 12 and 13), the Hot Rock n Boogie Weekender welcomes 13 bands and three DJs for two days of jiving and dancing at Springfields Events Centre. The weekender is run by dance tutors Boston Jive, who ...

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South Holland Centre’s Easter fun schedule

Easter holidays are here and the South Holland Centre has a packed schedule of entertainment across the whole two weeks. Entertainment on offer includes films and a show. First up is Early Man, starting today (March 28) and running until April 5. Early Man is the latest film from Bristol-based studio Aardman Animations, best known for their lovable creations, Wallace ...

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Charity offers Ritz style Mother’s Day afternoon tea

The Pennygate Foundation is promising a taste of The Ritz this Mother’s Day (Sunday, March 11). Every year since its inception the Spalding community drop-in centre has held a special event to celebrate local mothers. This year is no exception as its doors open from 2pm to 4pm for a fantastic afternoon tea experience from just £5 per person. Brenda ...

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