Events in South Holland in December

Hear myths about birds at RSPB Frampton Marsh Reserve this month. Photo: David Jones/PA Wire
Hear myths about birds at RSPB Frampton Marsh Reserve this month. Photo: David Jones/PA Wire

From winter walks to Christmas craft and gift fairs.

Thursday, December 5, 12 and 19 (5-8pm). Saturday, December 21 (10am to 4pm)

Playbarn, Springfields Outlet Shopping & Festival Gardens, Spalding.

Pottery & Glass Decorating: paint a Christmas decoration or mug, glass, money box or suncatcher to take home with you – prices start at 50p an item. Also, plates and mugs for baby hand and footprints as gifts or keepsakes. 07907 921108

Friday, December 6 (6pm to 9pm)

Fun Farm, High Road, Weston

Pottery & Glass decorating: paint a Christmas item or decorate a mug, glass, money box or suncatcher to take home with you – prices start at just 50p an item. 07907 921108

Friday, December 6 (7.30pm)

St Mary’s Church, Frampton

An evening with the Banovallum Singers: an evening of music and song in the lead up to the Christmas festivities. Tickets cost £5 and include tea, coffee and mince pies. 01205 722475/07967 559818

Saturday, December 7 (7.30pm)

Bourne Abbey Church

Bourne Choral Society Advent Concert: performing The Nativity by Eric Thiman, and other seasonal music. Soloists are Jenny Thompson (soprano) and Ian Stafford (tenor); musical director Jenny Bean; organist Stephen Webb. Tickets £7.50 available from choir members, Sally Anns, West Street, Bourne, or at the door. Light refreshment available. 01778 571081

Sunday, December 8 (10am to 3pm)

The Plough, Holbeach St Johns

Christmas Gift and Craft Fayre: great selection of locally made crafts, gifts and home produced fayre. 01406 540654

Monday, December 9 (7.30pm)

RSPB Frampton Marsh Reserve, Frampton

Birds in Myth and Folklore: hear the many strange tales told about birds – how the robin got its red breast, how cuckoos can help you win the lottery and why wrens hate Boxing Day. Tickets £4 adults, £2 children, booking essential. 01205 724678

Saturday, December 14 (7pm until late)

Function Suite, United Services Club, Holbeach

Christmas Family Night: a warm welcome awaits all the family with an early visit from Santa and dancing to Nick Gratton & his Treble Nine Road Show. Free admission, but children only admitted with adults. 01406 423134

Sunday, December 15 (2-4pm)

RSPB Frampton Marsh Reserve, Frampton

Winter Wildlife Walk: a gentle stroll with nature all around and an expert guide to identify wildlife. Tickets £4 adults, £2 children – booking essential. 01205 724678