Events in the week ahead

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Listing from Thursday, November 14 to Wednesday, November 20


Pinchbeck Photographic Group ‘And it’s good night from......’, a showcase of members’ best old colour slides over the last 20 years, 7.30pm, Pinchbeck East Primary School, Fennell Road, PE11 3RP.

Bourne Footlights, ‘Murdered to death’, Bourne Corn Exchange, tickets Time for Tea, Abbey Road, Bourne.

RSPB talk ‘The supernatural history’ by Dr Michael Leach, 7.30pm, Sam Newsom Music Centre, South Street, Boston, PE21 6HX, 01205 360858.

Spalding Folk Club tune session, 8pm, Lincoln Arms, Spalding.


Macmillan shopping day, gift ideas, wine tasting, 10.30am-8.30pm, Baytree Nurseries and Garden Centre, Weston.

Bourne Footlights, ‘Murdered to death’, Bourne Corn Exchange, tickets Time for Tea, Abbey Road, Bourne.

DJ Clegg, 70s and 80s requests, 8pm, Turpins Wine Bar, Long Sutton.

Messy Church, 3.30pm, Quadring Church Hall,

Gentlemen’s Society lecture, ‘Family life at Haworth Parsonage, 1000 new videos a minute on YouTube’, with Dr Ann Sumner, director of the Bronte Society, 8pm, Spalding Grammar School.


Table top sale, 20 plus stalls, 10am-noon, St Mary and St Nicolas Church Hall, The Vista, Spalding.

Table top sale, 9am-noon, Spalding United Reformed Church, Pinchbeck Road, 01775 767010.

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

Craft fair, 10am-4pm, Whaplode Village Hall.

55 Club Christmas bingo, doors 6pm, eyes down 7.30pm, Whaplode Village Hall.

Christmas fayre, 1-3pm, Bromley Hall, Bourne Road, Pode Hole, 01775 710614.

AGE UK Happy Circle Club Christmas bazaar,1-3.30pm, Lyndis Walk Hall, Holbeach.

Nick’s birthday night disco with Nick Grattan, 7.30pm, United Services Club, Church Street, Holbeach, 01406 423134.

Race night and ploughman’s supper, 8.30pm, Elizabethan Centre, Whaplode.

Megga bingo, doors 1pm, eyes down 2pm, WI Hall, Park Road, Holbeach, 01406 425947.

Pottery and glass decorating, 10am-4pm, Fun Farm, High Road, Weston, 07907 921108.

Table top sale, noon, Whaplode St Catherine Village Hall, 01406 540733.

St Barnabas Christmas fair, 2-4pm, Jenny Freeman Lodge, Clover Way, Wygate Park, Spalding, 01775 760140.

Christmas craft fair, 10am-3.30pm, 30 stalls, Birchgrove Garden Centre, Surfleet Road, Pinchbeck.


Spalding Christmas lights switch on, join Tulip Radio, Santa, Spalding Flower Queen and MP John Hayes as they switch-on the town’s Christmas lights at 4.30pm, variety of entertainment from 10.30am, animal show 11.30am, classic car show, school choirs competition 2pm, market and shops open, carol singing.

Spalding Folk Club and Slapdash Dancers busking around Spalding as part of Christmas lights switch on, between 10.30am and 1pm.

Christmas craft and gift fair, 10am-5pm, over 30 stalls, Elizabethan Centre, Whaplode Drove.

Robert Wolfe from Thursford, 2.30pm Burtey Fen Collection, Pinchbeck, PE11 3SR, 01775 766081.

Christmas craft fair, 10am-3.30pm, 30 stalls, Birchgrove Garden Centre, Surfleet Road, Pinchbeck.

Fraiser Room Project, launch of booklet and leaflet on the history of the building next to St Laurence Church, 2-4pm, Fraiser Room, Surfleet.

Christmas craft fair, 10am-4pm, Moulton Mill.

Stamford quality market, 10.30am-3.30pm, Stamford Arts Centre.


Kingfishers Model Boat Club meet, 7.30pm, Avenue Farm Road, Sutton Bridge, 01406 350968.

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

Film show on Cumbria, Barnsdale Gardens, Melton Mowbray, 2pm, Gosberton Baptist Church.

Free health check day, 8am-8pm, Peele Leisure Centre, Long Sutton, make appointment on 01406 366900.


Spalding and District Stamp Club, egg cup and monthly competition, 7.30pm, Constitutional Club, Broad Street, Spalding, 01775 762661.

Spalding and District Civic Society illustrated talk ‘Peter Connolly - the man behind the plaque’ by Ed Fordham, 7.30pm, Spalding Grammar School.

Roman evening, Nick Brown, Harry Sidebottom and Henry Venmore-Rowland discuss their novels, 7.15pm, Bookmark, The Crescent, Spalding, 01775 769231.


Quiz and supper, 7pm, St Nicolas Hall, The Vista, Spalding, tickets 01775 722772 or on the night.

Bingo, 7.30pm, Saracen’s Head Village Hall.

Canine first aid evening, 7pm, Holbeach St Johns Village Hall, 01406 540715.

Coffee morning, cake stall, 10am-noon, Pinchbeck Village Hall, 01775 722200.

Gervase Phinn talking about his book ‘The School Inspector Calls’, 7.15pm, Bookmark, The Crescent, Spalding, 01775 769231.

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.