Nights Out

Get quizzical to help town bloom

Long Sutton in Bloom is gearing up for another fantastic showing and you can play your part by attending a fundraising quiz this Friday (May 31). The volunteers who enter the town into the East Midlands In Bloom competition have been busy in the last few weeks creating the hanging baskets ready to adorn the town.And they’ve already been delighted ...

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Pop along to the Corn Exchange

Get ready to go pop!Pop Divas Live is coming to King’s Lynn Corn Exchange on Friday May 31.A spokesman said: “I is the UK’s number one pop concert experience meaning you can sing and dance along to all your favourite pop stars!“With family friendly choreography and lyrics, your little divas and their friends will have the best time of their ...

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You should be dancing at South Holland Centre

You Should Be Dancing this Saturday night with a tribute act you will Love Inside Out. The Magic of the Bee Gees is coming to the South Holland Centre in Spalding this weekend (May 25).A spokesman for the South Holland Centre, said: “Whether you’re a brother or whether you’re a mother, when the feeling’s gone and you can’t go on, ...

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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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Village concert for flower festival

A host of local talent is coming together for a special concert as part of this year’s St Mary’s Flower Festival in Pinchbeck. Pavanotti and Friends is on Saturday (May 4) amid the blooms created for display in the church.It will be a special night for the Pavarotti tribute aka Jeff Woods as he plays a rare gig in his ...

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Festival’s ‘Little Bit’ X-tra

Next year’s Spalding Festival is promising ‘A Little Bit’ more with chart topping band Liberty X the first headliner to be confirmed. The band currently containing Michelle Heaton, Jessica Taylor and Kelli Young will top the bill at the Spalding and District Round Table and Spalding Spalding Ladies Circle event.Formed from contestants on reality show Popstars, the band are known ...

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BOS has Big Fish to fry

Boston Musical Theatre Group (BOS) returns to the Blackfriars stage with a brand new production. The story of Big Fish will be familiar to anyone who has read the 1998 novel by Danny Wallace, or seen the 2003 film starring Ewan McGregor and Danny Devito.The musical version had a successful run on Broadway, followed by its West End premiere in ...

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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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