Music

Northern Soul nights to be a hit at Spalding pub

Northern Soul nights are to become a regular feature at The Hole In The Wall pub in Spalding. Landlord Dave Higgins and his partner Caroline Melville were keen to establish the music style made famous in the 1960s when they took over recently. They launched Spalding Soul Club and attracted 60 members in its first ten days. The £3 membership ...

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Brass quintet open new concert season

South Holland Concerts will be opening its 32nd season with a performance by exciting brass quintet Pure Brass. The concert takes place at the South Holland Centre, Spalding, on Saturday, at 7.30pm. They will be playing music from traditional brass band compositions to classical renditions, modern compositions and vibrant jazz numbers. The quintet consists of Andrew Connell-Smith and Iain Archibald ...

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Chance to join Alien Orchestra

If your children are looking for something fun and exciting to keep them occupied on a Saturday morning, then the “Alien Orchestra” could be the answer. Held weekly at St Margaret’s Hall, Quadring, the workshops run from Saturday, September 26 to December 19 and give youngsters the chance to learn to play tuned percussion and perform in the orchestra, along ...

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Ready, steady for Mari Wilson tour

Mari Wilson: Ready Steady Girls Tour South Holland Centre, Spalding Friday, September 18, 8pm Tickets £16.50/£15.50 Box office: 01775 764777 Mari Wilson’s Ready Steady Girls Tour comes to Spalding’s South Holland Centre on Friday, September 18. The tour will pay homage to Dusty, Petula, Cilla and more. In 2000, Mari was the obvious choice to play Dusty Springfield on the ...

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Holbeach gears up for beer and music festival

The first Holbeach Music and Beer Festival takes place this weekend. The festival takes place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the new Holbeach United Community Sports Academy (for which the event will raise money). It will be a fun weekend for all the family with attractions including Roger Tuby’s funfair, an inflatable slide, hot food, ice creams, crazy golf, ...

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New song to celebrate Fens

Pinchbeck singer Jeff Woods is presenting Songs for Summer at Crowland Abbey on Sunday (7.30pm). He has sung for some of Britain’s leading opera companies, on TV and radio and most recently on cruise ships. Jeff is a published songwriter and has been inspired to write a song for the occasion in order to express his admiration for the Fenlands ...

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Relax and learn at Music Cafe

Holbeach Town Band opens its doors to the public on Saturday when they host their second Music Café. Everyone is welcome whether you’re seven or 70, an accomplished player or brand new beginner, even if you fancy just popping along for a piece of cake and a brew. This will be the second Music Café that the band has run ...

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Andy Fairweather Low live

Andy Fairweather Low and the Lowriders South Holland Centre, Spalding Today (Thursday), 8pm Tickets £20 Box Office 01775 764777 www.southhollandcentre.co.uk Music legend Andy Fairweather Low’s pedigree is the stuff rock dreams are made of. He first came to prominence at the vanguard of the new youthful expression of music as the lead singer in Amen Corner. The 60s saw them ...

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Orchestra concert

Three upbeat works are on offer from the City of Peterborough Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, June 13. The night begins at 7.30pm with a piece from the renegade 20th century American composer Charles Ives – The Unanswered Question – for strings, solo trumpet and wind quartet. The next offering is one of the most popular violin concertos in the repertoire ...

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80s night

There is an 80s night at Pinchbeck Village Hall on Friday from 7.30pm. Fancy dress is optional and there will be a raffle and gift tree. Tickets are £10 with proceeds to Central German Shepherd Rescue. Call 01775 761313.

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Velvet Souls gig

All singing, all dancing duo Velvet Souls are appearing at Pinchbeck Village Hall on Saturday. Their extensive repertoire covers songs from all genres of music. Doors open at 7.30pm, admission is £5 on the door and there is a licensed bar. For more details call Maureen on 01775 769220.

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Gospel concert

Spalding’s St Norbert’s Catholic Church in St Thomas’s Road, is hosting a concert featuring the Peterborough Gospel Community Choir on Friday, May 22. You can expect to hear classics such as Oh Happy Day, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Lean On Me and many others. Admission is free but by ticket available from the Parish Office. Accompanied children are welcome.

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Old roots music fun

Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys South Holland Centre Wednesday, 7.30pm Tickets £12, £11 conc, £7.50 U26s Box Office: 01775 764777 www.southhollandcentre.co.uk Hailing from Prince Edward Island on Canada’s east coast, multi award-winning Gordie MacKeeman & His Rhythm Boys perform in Spalding at the South Holland Centre on Wednesday at 7.30pm – serving up old-time roots music with an energy ...

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