Nights Out

Have a gander at Easter panto

A pantomime at Easter? Oh yes it is! St Nicholas Players are bringing an eggcellent treat to the South Holland Centre from Wednesday, March 27 to Saturday March 30. They’re putting on the Easter pantomime Mother Goose as written by Kei Bailey.It’s promising fun for all ages as well as the usual panto fun.A spokesman for the South Holland Centre ...

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Charity gigs in village

There will be plenty of partying and dancing as Pinchbeck Village Hall gets set for two gigs raising money for charity. Tribute band Shoddywaddy plus local group Mullered at the Mill are playing gigs at the venue.First up is the Showaddywaddy tribute on Saturday, March 30, in aid of The Stroke Association.Then on Saturday, April 13, Mullered at the Mill ...

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Night fit for both kings and queens

There’s set to be a right royal load of laughs at the South Holland Centre on Saturday (March 16). Local theatre group Act II is putting on a special one-off sketch show entitled The Totally Brilliant and Completely Accurate History of the Monarchy (Sort Of).Written by the group’s very own Karl Gernert it’s set to be educational and funny in ...

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Wing it on down to Eagles

A top Eagles tribute band are swooping in to the South Holland Centre this Friday (February 24). Desperado – The Heart of the Eagles, will be performing the hits and more from the legendary band.A spokesman for the South Holland Centre, said: ” The internationally acclaimed show is regarded as one of the finest Eagles tributes you will ever witness.“The ...

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‘ABBA meets cold war’ in Chess

Pupils at Spalding Grammar School are to put on a rock opera next month. Chess is described as ‘a complex rock opera about love, betrayal and fame’ set to music by ABBA songwriters Benny Anderson and Bjorn Ulvaeus with Tim Rice providing some of the lyrics.Director and head boy Jack Wheatley, said. “For a musical about a seemingly boring board ...

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Fleetwood Machine make live music fun

Go your own way to The South Holland Centre on Saturday (January 20) for a top Fleetwood Mac tribute act. Fleetwood Machine will be playing as the songbirds that have sold millions of records including Albatross, The Chain, Rhiannon and Dreams.A spokesman for the South Holland Centre, said: “A lovingly-crafted, musically-authentic and passionately-performed celebration of one of the greatest bands ...

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Politics caught in the Act

What do Suella Braverman, Vladimir Putin, South Holland District Council and Mickey Mouse all have in common? They all feature in Act II Theatre Company’s Revue 2023! This irreverent, topical and cheeky show is now into its 11th year and once again takes a swipe at the year’s news; local, national and global.Expect fast-paced sketches, scenes and songs from the ...

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SADOS’ festive fare is a family affair

SADOS (Spalding Amateur Dramatic and Operatic Society) are all set for their festive show this weekend. The group are performing A SADOS Christmas Tale at St Margaret’s Hall in Quadring on Friday and Saturday, December 8 and 9.Created by Becca Turner, Dominique Spinks, Lauren Bullock and Matilda May, it also stars Rebecca May Jones, Andrew Rudd, Charlie Russell, Mellissa Ellan-Rose, ...

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Star-studded line up in town

There’s some top comedy performers at the South Holland Centre this Saturday, including the voice of Love Sidland.Scottish comedian Iain Stirling heads star-studded bill and he’s joined by a fantastic trio.Finn Taylor has been making waves in the comedy scene in recent years and is very much one of those on the way up.Sara Barron is an American comedian now ...

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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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One man went to Poe

Fans of the spooky, the macabre and the mysterious are in for a treat this month! Threedumb Theatre (in partnership with Act II Theatre Company) will be bringing their show One Man Poe to the beautiful surroundings of Ayscoughfee Hall Museum on October 22 at 7pm.Lovers of Gothic fiction will be able to enjoy Stephen Smith perform four of Edgar ...

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DJ’s latest blast from the past

After a hugely successful job of bringing back an iconic nightclub, a local DJ has his sights on a 90s v 00s night this weekend. Shaun Neal regularly puts on ‘vintage nights’ at Spalding Services Club.On Saturday he’s back behind the decks for the trip to the 1990s and the 2000s.It follows up on the huge success of the Merlins ...

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Pucker up for the Twolips Ball

The annual Twolips Ball fundraiser returns this Saturday with local band Zebra once again playing. The event, organised by the Spalding and Welland Rotary Club, is taking place again at Springfields Exhibition Centre this Saturday, October 21.Rotary president Diane Ridpath said: “We are all looking forward to this exceptional band to make this event the success it was last year, ...

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Award winning band at Long Sutton

Multi-national prize winning band She’Koyokh are playing in Long Sutton on Saturday. Their name means ‘nice one’ in Yiddish and they have toured the world with their fiery and emotional performances of Jewish Eastern Europe folk songs.Their music ranges from intricate rhythms of Bulgaria, soulful Jewish songs and exhilarating Romanian Gypsy dances.The performance at Long Sutton’s Market House is at ...

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Make this month Rocktober

A Spalding woman has persuaded one of her favourite acts to play at The South Holland Centre to raise funds for palliative care in the town. Emma Peake has organised for The Eddie Seales Band to bring their rock ‘n’ roll, soul and Motown magic to the venue on Friday, October 27 to raise funds for The Tulip Suite at ...

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Open Mic night in Spalding tonight

Local cultural group White Horse Writers will be restarting their popular Open Mic Nights at Sergi’s Tapas Bar, Francis St, Spalding tonight (Thursday, September 28) at 7pm. These events are open to anyone who wants to try out poetry, music, drama or anything else in front of a friendly audience. One of the organisers, local poet and artist Callum Brazzo, ...

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Keeping up with Aled Jones at SHC

Baby-faced singing sensation Aled Jones is heading to the South Holland Centre. The 52-year-old will be wowing people with his voice and tales of his incredible career in music and in presenting as part of Full Circle in Spalding on Friday October 4, 2024.“It’s time to come Full Circle,” he said. “I’m really excited about this tour. I’ll be telling ...

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Group hopes to save WI Hall for the town

A group of volunteers looking to continue running a Holbeach centre for the community is putting on a host of events, including a Frankie Valli tribute to help get it more used. Holbeach Women’s Institute Hall on Park Road was given to the town by the Carter family, and for years it has been overseen by the WI.But earlier this ...

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Whaplode Drove Oktoberfest will have plenty of ‘oompah’

The Elizabethan Centre in Whaplode Drove is getting set to host its own Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 23.After being a success last year it’s back for 2023 as are the ‘Oompah’ Band, ‘Der Huffunpuffers’ coming from Milton Keynes.On the menu this year there will be guest beers to try and a vast array of authentic German food, great live music ...

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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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