Events in the week ahead

Military and vintage machines will be on display at the Anglia Motel at Fleet at the weekend. Photo: SG070712-117NG
Military and vintage machines will be on display at the Anglia Motel at Fleet at the weekend. Photo: SG070712-117NG
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Listing from Thursday, July 4 to Wednesday, July 9


Unique knitters, 10am, Unique Cottage Studios, Fulney Lane South, Spalding, PE12 6FA.

Watercolour tuition, Wykes Manor, Wykes Lane, Donington, book on 07942 861956.

U3A meeting, 1.45pm, talk ‘Magistrates in the community’, Pinchbeck Village Hall, 01775 766504.

Rippingale and District WI meeting, 2.30pm, Kirkby Underwood Village Hall, 01778 440411.


Auction, viewing 9am, auction 10.30am, Long Sutton Baptist Church, 01406 362333.

Messy Church, 3.30pm, Gosberton Clough Methodist Church, 01775 750525.

Polka Dot Pantomine auditioning for Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, 4.30-7pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding.

King’s Lynn Festival, The Weller Council, Jean-Christophe Cholet, Transe Express, Gareth Gates, 8pm, Tuesday Market Place, King’s Lynn.

Transported – Tim Denton, drawing workshop, 9am-3.30pm, Long Sutton market, 07747 271823.


Battle Proms picnic concert, gates open 4.30pm, Burghley House, Stamford, 01432 355416.

Deeping Lions carnival, battle re-enactment, stalls, beer tent, car boot sale, displays, music, 10am-5pm, John Eve Field, Godsey Lane, Market Deeping.

Messy Church, 4pm, Spalding Baptist Church, Swan Street,

Transported – Wet Picnic, performance, 10.30am-3.30pm, Ayscoughfee Gardens, Spalding, 07747 271823.

King’s Lynn Festival, Stooshe, Diana Vickers, and lots more, 6.30pm, Tuesday Market Place, King’s Lynn.

Summer fayre, 2-4pm, St Norbert’s Catholic Primary School, Tollgate, Spalding.

60s and 70s disco by Sounds Distorted, 8.30pm, Elizabethan Centre, Whaplode Drove, 01406 330315.

Linda Bennett, talking and signing copies of Almost Love, her second Tim Yates novel, 1pm onwards, Bookmark, The Crescent, Spalding.

St Gilbert and St Hugh’s garden fete, 3pm, Riseholme Farm, Gosberton Risegate.

Spalding Grammar School summer fair, noon.

Spring fayre, ‘posh afternoon tea’, 1.30-4.30pm, Baptist Church Hall, Pinchbeck, 01775 710440.

Sacred concert with South Holland Methodist Circuit Plan of Services, Song of Praise and strawberry supper, 7pm, Gosberton Clough Methodist Church, 07511 868836.

Activate, free taster sessions and workshops, drama, dance, music, sport, for ages nine to 19, 10.30am-3.30pm, Ayscoughfee Hall Museum and Gardens, Spalding, 01775 761161.

Coffee morning and snack lunches, 10am-1pm, Broad Street Methodist Church, Spalding, 07598 386674.

Brass band concert, Kirton Brass Band, Holbeach Town Band and Swineshead Silver Band, 7.30pm, St Mary’s Church, Gedney, 07764 421950.

Military and vintage machine rally, auction sale of vintage tractors at noon, cars crushed by Big Bertha 1pm, Anglia Motel, Fleet Hargate, 01406 422766.

Karaoke, 8pm, Riverside Bar, Sutton Bridge, 01406 351402.


Military and vintage machine rally, cars crushed by Big Bertha 1pm, country and western OK Corrall, Spitfire memorial flight, 9am-5pm, Anglia Motel, Fleet Hargate, 01406 422766.

Thurlby 10k road race and fun run, fun run starts 10.15am, 10k at 11am, Lawrance Park, Thurlby, PE10 0EZ.

St Matthew’s Church strawberry tea, 3pm, Sutton Bridge.

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust damselflies and dragonflies walk, 2pm, Deeping Lakes Nature Reserve, meet Deeping Lakes car park, book on 07962 592758.

Open garden for NGS, old English rose garden, cider orchard, rare breed animals, 11am-4pm, The Hawthorns, Donington, PE11 4XP, 01775 822808.

Spalding Ramblers medium walk, Gayton Thorpe, Norfollk, meet 10am near the church, 01406 350335.

Hardy Plant Society plant fair, 10am-3pm, Swines Meadow Farm Nursery, Towngate East, Market Deeping, PE6 8LQ, 01778 343340.

Strawberry afternoon tea, 2.30-4.30pm, Rippingale and District WI, Kirkby Underwood Village Hall, 01778 440411.

Tea dance, live music with Rachel, 2pm, Swineshead Village Hall, 01205 480611.

St Thomas fair, mobile museum, Woad demonstration, Fenland textile studio, sponsored church cycle ride, 11am, St Mary’s Church, Long Sutton, 01406 362033.


Bingo, 7.30pm, St Paul’s Church Hall, Fulney.


Gosberton WI meeting, 7.15pm, Gosberton Public Hall, 01775 750553.


Holbeach Seniors’ Link meeting, 2pm, WI Hall, Park Road, Holbeach, 01406 371500.

Coffee morning, strawberries and cream, 10am-noon, Gosberton Parish Church.

Bestselling crime authors talking about their books, 7.15pm, Bookmark, The Crescent, Spalding, 01775 769231.

South Holland Community Choir workshop, 6.30pm, St Thomas’s Chapel Schoolroom, St Thomas’s Road, Spalding, 01406 420218.

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The information in this column is supplied to us, please ring the organisers where possible to confirm the event before setting out on your journey.