What’s on in Spalding

Flower festival' helper Gerda Hull at last year's event at Sutton Bridge church. Photo: SG130714-106TW
Flower festival' helper Gerda Hull at last year's event at Sutton Bridge church. Photo: SG130714-106TW

Events in Sutton Bridge, Pinchbeck, Holbeach from Thursday, July 16 to Wednesday, July 22

Thursday

Flower festival: until Monday, St Matthew’s Church, Sutton Bridge, 01406 350349.

Parkinson’s UK: meeting, exercise class and support worker, 10.30am-12.30pm, Pinchbeck Village Hall, Knight Street.

Spalding Folk Club: singaround with Colin ‘Motormouth’ Hayes, 8pm, Welland Yacht Club, Cradge Bank, Spalding.

Long Sutton Outreach: chat and entertainment, 10am, Royal British Legion Hall, West Street.

Arts festival: music and art, 7-8.30pm, University Academy, Holbeach, 01406 423042.

King Lear: by Peterborough Mask Theatre, 7.30pm, Crowland Abbey, 01733 211763.

King’s Lynn Festival: various events on all week including Barry Cryer, BBC Concert Orchestra, Dan Cruickshank, www.kingslynnfestival.org.uk or 01553 764864.

Friday

Ceilidh: The Beltons, Slapdash Appalachian Dancers, BYO, doors 7.30pm, St Mary’s Church Hall, Rose Lane, Pinchbeck, 01775 723026.

Cactus Society: John Arnold on South America and cacti opuntia/prickly pear, 7.30pm, Weston Village Hall, www.spalding.bcss.org.uk

Walking for Health: South Lincs Strollers, four miles Morton/Haconby, start 10.30am from Morton Church, 01529 497791.

Saturday

Bakkavor Party in the Park: Tuby’s Fun Fair, live bands, fireworks, gates 6.30pm, tickets 01775 764777, Springfields Events Centre, Spalding.

Charity cabaret night: dancing, magic, music, comedy, 7pm, church hall, The Vista, Spalding, 07738 975239.

Yarn bombing: St Swithin’s Church covered with brightly coloured knitting and crochet, handcrafted items on sale, 10am-3pm, Bicker, 01775 822695.

Summer brass concert: Holbeach Town Band, 7.30pm, Crowland Abbey, 01775 712420.

Garage sale: for St Mary’s Church, Whaplode, 10am-2pm, Janet’s Yard, 206 High Road, Moulton.

Scavenging day: collect firewood, £5 per wheelbarrow (BYO), saws provided for refundable deposit, Bourne Wood, book on 07760 468052.

KISS FMs Rickie and Melvin: live DJ, Loaded Nightclub, Spalding, 01775 712200.

Redeemed auditions: with Act II, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat, 2.30-4.30pm, Moulton Village Hall, 01775 766921.

Scarecrow festival: Spalding town centre and Ayscoughfee Gardens, and tomorrow.

Mad Soundz karaoke: 8.30pm, Elizabethan Centre, Whaplode Drove.

Promoting local community groups: 10.30am-4pm, Ayscoughfee Hall, Spalding.

Vintage fayre: 11am-4pm, Stamford Arts Centre.

Sunday

Summer band concert: Spalding Folk Club, 2-4pm, Ayscoughfee Hall Gardens, Spalding, 01775 764555.

Fun dog show: in aid of Hounds for Heroes, VE Day/armed forces theme fancy dress for dog and owner, 10.30am, judging 11am, Anglia Motel, Washway Road, Fleet Hargate, PE12 8LT, 01553 278894.

Car boot: Tuby’s Fun Fair, booter 10am, gates noon-4pm, Springfields Events Centre, Spalding, book jon.bradley@marshindustries.co.uk

Car boot: gates 6am, public 8am, Spalding Cricket Club, St Thomas’s Road, Spalding, 07786 984950.

Tea dance: 2pm, Swineshead Village Hall, 01522 750317.

Tractor working day: 9.30am, Jack Buck’s Farm, Moulton Seas End, 07825 609575.

Exotic Pet Refuge: open day, 10am-5pm, Deeping St James, 01778 345923.

Fete: from 2pm, Church Room garden, Whaplode Drove.

Gift and craft fair: 11am-4pm, Sutton St James Village Hall, 01406 550627.

Monday

Reading Group: 7pm, Bookmark, The Crescent, Spalding.

Tuesday

Free silk painting workshop: with Faceless Art, mobile library, Moulton Seas End, Moulton, Whaplode, 07747 271820.

Felting workshop: for adults, 10am-12.30pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 01775 764777.

Wednesday

Bingo: doors 6.30pm, eyes down 7.30pm, youth and community centre, Moulton Chapel.

Free silk painting workshop: with Faceless Art, mobile library, Swineshead, 07747 271820.

Free funding advice: for community groups, charities, etc, 10am-noon, Market House, Long Sutton, book 01775 718008.

Movies

South Holland Centre

Spy, Monday 7.30pm, Tuesday 2pm, 7.30pm; RSC Live, Merchant of Venice, Wednesday 7pm.

For more information visit www.southhollandcentre.co.uk

Peterborough Showcase

For times visit www.showcasecinemas.co.uk

Music

Saturday

Dave Logan, 8.30pm, Long Sutton RBL, 01406 362076.

Sunday

Budgie, 8pm, Donington RBL, 01775 821112.

Theatre

South Holland Centre, Spalding: Once Upon A Time (Spalding School of Dance), Thursday/Friday 6pm, Saturday/Sunday 11am, 4pm.

Tolethorpe, Stamford

Tom Jones, Henry V.