Events in the week ahead

Visit Kirton Fire Station on Saturday.
Visit Kirton Fire Station on Saturday.

Listings from Thursday, October 3 to Wednesday, October 9


Baytree Clothes Show, live music, dancers, refreshments, fashion show, for Macmillan Cancer Support, 7.30pm, Baytree Garden Centre, Weston, admission by ticket only from

Pinchbeck Photographic Group nature competition, 7.30pm, Pinchbeck East Primary School, Fennell Road, Pinchbeck.

Holbeach Civic Society talk, ‘Astronomical impacts on our planet’ by Coun Chris Brewis, 7.30pm, Reading Rooms, Holbeach.

Mixed palettes exhibition, until October 31, Geest Gallery, Ayscoughfee Hall, Spalding.

U3A meeting, 1.45pm, Pinchbeck Village Hall, 01775 766504.

Bicker Ladies Group meet, cake decorating by Kerri Crafts, 7.30pm, Bicker Chapel Schoolroom, 01775 820548.

Quiz night, Rising Sun, Gedney Drove End.

Pamper evening for St Barnabas Hospice, 6pm, Aspire Health and Wellbeing, The Crescent, Spalding, 01775 761477 to book.


Ballroom, Latin and sequence dance, beginners of all ages welcome, 7-8pm, Bromley Hall, Pode Hole, 01775 840049.

Diesel gala, and tomorrow and Sunday, Nene Valley Railway, Wansford, 01780 784444.

Bingo, 7.30pm, Whaplode Village Hall.

Spalding Gentlemen’s Society lecture, ‘English country houses - not quite what they seem’, 8pm, Spalding Grammar School Hall, Priory Road, Spalding.


Bullseye night, 8pm, Elizabethan Centre, Whaplode Drove.

Sequence dance, 8pm, Pinchbeck Church Hall, Rose Lane, 01775 840945.

Living well with cancer, noon-4pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 07762 081745.

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

Fundraiser for Prostate Cancer UK, craft stalls, jewellery, preserves, cupcakes, refreshments, owls, 10am-4pm, 6 Lavender Drive, Spalding, PE11 1YR.

Open day celebrating 25 years of Kirton Fire Station, fun fair, refreshments, vintage fire engines, fire cadets, hydraulic platform, 10am-4pm, Kirton Fire Station.

Holbeach Helping Hands interact day of fun and boot sale, 10am-2pm and race night, 7pm, University Academy, Holbeach, tickets or more information on 07500 924634.

Vet Savers charity fun dog show, awards to show categories, stalls, 9am-3pm, 49 St Thomas’s Road, Spalding.

Vintage working weekend, tractor working, dog agility, food, from 9.30am, hog roast 7.30pm, Fourth Drove, Dowsby Road, Gosberton Clough, 07936 182034.

Art workshop, build a model town, recreate your house in miniature or anything else, over three sessions (October 24 and November 3), 11am-3pm, Ayscoughfee Hall, Spalding, 01775 7654555.

Nightmaze, barbecue, monsters in the maize, disco, 6.30-10.30pm, Maze in Maize, Whaplode.

Scandinavian crime cinema and TV course, take part with Alan Seaman, 10.30am, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 01775 764777.


Vintage working weekend, tractor working, dog agility, food, from 9.30am, Fourth Drove, Dowsby Road, Gosberton Clough, 07936 182034.

Spalding and District Young Farmers tractor working day, vintage, classic and collectors’ tractors welcome, 9am, A17 Saracen’s Head, 07809 525548.

Model tractor show, 10am-4pm, Springfields Events Centre, 07710 321471.

‘This is your life’, tour through the life of friends and family of Jesus of Nazareth, by Redeemed Theatre Company, 6.30pm, St Mary’s Church, Whaplode, 01406 3582033,

Wader wonderland, learn about wading birds and work of RSPB, 7-8.30am, RSPB Frieston Marsh Reserve, PE22 0LY, booking essential, 01205 724678.

St Bartholomew’s harvest festival 11am, and lunch 12.15pm, West Pinchbeck Village Hall, book lunch on 01775 640271.

Exhibition of paintings and drawings opens, Riverbank Studios, Spalding, 01775 680683.


Bethany Support Group for the Bereaved, 2.30pm, St Nicolas Hall, The Vista, Spalding, 01775 767165.

Ballroom, Latin and sequence dance, beginners of all ages, 8-9pm, Pinchbeck Church Hall, 01775 840049.

Over 60s meeting, 7.30pm Saracen’s Head Village Hall.

Boot camp fitness class, 6.30pm, Ruby Hunt Centre, Donington, 07921 553849.


Otters, voles and other wildlife, an illustrated talk by county mammal recorder Chris Manning, 7.30pm, Pinchbeck Village Hall.

Community showcase hosted by Rotary Club of Holbeach and WI, find out what groups and activities are available locally, 6-8pm, WI Hall, Park Road, Holbeach, email

Spalding Music Club, ‘Operetta’ with Neil Benson, 2pm, Ivo Day Centre, Albion Street, Spalding, 01775 723435.

For the regular weekly listings visit or call into our offices in The Crescent to pick up your own personal copy.

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