Entertainment

Say hello to fest’s next headliners

Album chart topping act The Hoosiers are to headline this year’s Spalding Festival. The band famous for hits such as Goodbye Mr A and Worried about Ray join Abz from Five and Ben from Phats and Small as well as the already announced Liberty X at the charity event from Friday, May 24 to Sunday, May 26.Matt Clark, chairman of ...

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Chance to meet this year’s town panto cast

There’s set to be some special showings of Beauty and the Beast at the South Holland Centre next month where you’ll have the chance to meet the cast.For the 6pm show on Friday, December 8, the 2pm performance on Saturday, December 9 and both the 2pm and 6pm showings on Sunday, December 10, members of the cast will be available ...

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SADOS set to be Frank in latest show

Spalding Amateur Dramatic Society is bringing a classic British comedy to the big stage. Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em is set in the 1970s era of the hit BBC TV show, celebrating both its 50th anniversary and the death of its writer Raymond Allen earlier this year.It starred Michael Crawford as the hapless Frank Spencer and Michelle Dottrice playing his ...

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Catch Act II’s show this week

Act II have some Big Fish to try this week. The youth theatre group are putting on their own adaptation of the Daniel Wallace novel that Tim Burton turned into a film. It’s on at The South Holland Centre until Saturday, September 23.A spokesman said: “Act II Theatre Company’s Music Theatre group follow up on their recent successes (The Sound ...

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See angels at village church’s open day

St Gilbert and St Hugh Church in Gosberton Clough is holding a Family Heritage Day on Saturday, September 9.The church which hit the headlines recently after its historic angels were restored for the BBC One programme The Repair Shop, will be open from 10.30am to 4pm.A spokesman said: “There will be guided tours with talks about the church, local history ...

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Abbey siege is returning

After a break of three years the Siege of Crowland Abbey is back bigger and better with cannon, musket, pike and cavalry to mark the Siege of Crowland Abbey 1643.The Sealed Knot will be occupying Crowland for the weekend of September 16 and 17 to re-enact this English Civil War event.The weekend will consist of parades, mock battles, a torch ...

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Proms Night

There will be plenty of pomp at Whaplode Drove’s Elizabethan Centre on Saturday as the King’s Lynn Town Band put on their own Proms Night.The theme this year is music from the stage and screen along with, of course, the stirring Proms-themed numbers that embellish the second half of the night.On the baton will be the ever-popular Steve Ingham and ...

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Amazing line up of comedians

The latest Best In Comedy show at the South Holland Centre boasts a fantastic line-up headed by Zoe Lyons.On Saturday, September 9 at 8pm the award-winning comic who has appeared on a host of the UK’s TV shows is joined by Tez ilyas, Paul McCaffrey and Peter Flanagan.Tez fronts his own sketch programme The Tez O’Clock Show on Channel Four ...

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Two popular events return

West Pinchbeck is hosting two popular events this weekend.Saturday sees the return of the West Pinchbeck Village Show in the village hall, Six House Bank.Schedules and entry forms are available. Entries cost 25p per item with the children’s section free.Entries are limited to one exhibit per person, per class. Enter as many classes in each section as you wish. Exhibits ...

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Moulton set for Harvest Weekend

Moulton is set to celebrate one of its biggest weekends in the calendar.The Moulton Harvest Weekend, which is this year incorporating the Tractor Working Weekend, takes place across the village on Saturday and Sunday, September 16 and 17.The tractors will be operating down Broad Lane (PE12 6PW) on both days from 10am to 4pm.There will be a host of vehicles ...

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Outdoor cinema for Ayscoughfee

An outdoor cinema is coming to Ayscoughfee Gardens later this month. For the first time a big screen is set to be erected in the historic grounds on Friday and Saturday, August 18 and 19.It will be showing a sing-along version of The Greatest Showman, Frozen and the Tom Cruise classic Top Gun.It’s being organised by the Spalding Round Table ...

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Village talent show is back

A village’s talent competition that proved such a huge hit last year is back once again. Moulton Chapel’s Got Talent is back tomorrow (Friday, July 14) at 7pm in Moulton Chapel’s Youth and Community Centre.An array of talented people from all over the area will be on show.Organiser Jeff Woods (aka Pavanotti) said: “Last year’s Moulton Chapel’s Got Talent was ...

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Stars of stage and screen set for SHC stage

Lights, camera, action for Spalding School of Dance’s latest production. Film Night is coming to the South Holland Centre with six shows, the first at 6pm today (Thursday, July 13).There’s another at the same time tomorrow (Friday) and at both 11am and 4pm on Saturday and Sunday.A spokesman for Spalding School of Dance said: “Enjoy singing, dancing and many characters ...

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Free music festival

A Moulton Chapel pub is putting on a free music festival to enjoy this weekend. The Jolly Farmer has a host of top local acts on stage from 3.30pm on Saturday, July 8.The Sound Injectors will be bringing their brand of energetic ska, reggae and Northern Soul to the party.The Shuttles, an 90s and 00s cover band, will also be ...

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Centre will be House of Fun

It’s Madness for Act II this Saturday (June 17). The local youth theatre company are putting on its tribute to the 80s band Absolute Madness at the South Holland Centre.A spokesman said: “Come and join the party and Act II promise to make it One Better Day!“Get your Baggy Trousers on, take the Night Boat To Cairo and join Act ...

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‘Volunbeers’ are set to welcome back festival

Roaring ticket sales for this month’s Spalding Festival prove that people are thrilled to see its return. The music and beer festival is back for the first time since 2019 – and online sales are up 197 per cent on that year.The three-day event at Castle Sports Centre is run by charitable organisations Spalding Round Table and Spalding Ladies’ Circle ...

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High five drop in at Spalding venue

Five brilliant comedians are heading to the South Holland Centre on Saturday. Ahir Shah heads an impressive bill having made appearances on QI, Mock The Week, Have I Got News for You and Live at the Apollo.He’s joined by Rachel Fairburn, one half of the hugely popular All Killa No Filla podcast who has appeared on Pointless Celebrities and The ...

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Outdoor Festival across district

The South Holland Outdoor Festival has returned for the Easter holidays, with a host of great activities, free taster sessions, nature labs and seven Easter egg hunts across the district to get involved with. Throughout the Easter holiday, a number of free dance, cheerleading and fitness ninja taster sessions are being held throughout the district by Empire Elite All Stars ...

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Fun for all the family at centre

There’s plenty at the South Holland Centre to keep the kids busy this Easter. First up, the Twirlywoos are on stage twice on Monday April 3.The children’s TV favourites have shows at 1.30pm and 4.30pm.A spokesman for the South Holland Centre said: “The Twirlywoos are back for a great big adventure!“Join Great BigHoo, Toodloo, Chickedy, Chick and their friends as ...

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Guitarist gears up for fund raiser gig

Singer and guitarist FRAZ will be helping raise money for a brilliant cause on Saturday, March 25. He’s the star of Pinchebck Village Hall’s annual fundraiser, this year in aid of the Stroke Association. Spokesman Alan Hansard, said: “This year we have music from the 60s and 70s provided by FRAZ. “Anyone who has suffered a stroke, or knows someone ...

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