From hot cross buns to Easter bonnets

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From the traditional Walk of Witness to Easter bonnet parades, people all across South Holland have been celebrating Easter.

l The Walk of Witness took place on Good Friday, leaving St Mary and St Nicolas Church, before meeting up with other church members in Hall Place and proceeding to the United Reformed Church.

Procession of witness through Spalding town centre.

Procession of witness through Spalding town centre.

The usual open air service took place inside this year, due to the very cold weather.

l Youngsters took part in the Oasis Club at Holbeach’s All Saints’ Church, where they sang Easter songs and decorated the font.

l Members of Crowland Royal British Legion’s tea dance took part in an Easter bonnet competition, which was won by Julie Baker.

l Traders on Spalding’s Saturday market gave out free hot cross buns to shoppers in an Easter gesture which they hoped would attract new people.

l Residents at Long Sutton’s Adderley House Care Home took part in an Easter bonnet competition.

Eva Howe-Smith came first, with second place going to Arthur Hossle and third to Alice Bass. Judges were Jane Webb and Rosanne Mastin, who also provided the entertainment.

l St Mary and St Nicolas Church in Spalding held a Good Friday activity morning and all age workshop for children aged four to 11.

Children were able to explore Easter through story and craft activities.