What’s on in Spalding

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Events in Spalding and district from Thursday, November 19 to Wednesday, November 25

Thursday

RSPB talk: Spitzbergen and a polar bear quest, Sam Newsom Music Centre, Boston, 7.30pm, 01205 311515.

Meditations: that heal the mind, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 7.30pm, 01733 755444.

Parkinson’s UK: Spalding and District branch meeting, musical event, Pinchbeck Village Hall, 10.30am-12.30pm.

Dog microchipping: get your pets microchipped at Rooke’s Pet Products, Spalding, 9.30am-noon, £6 per animal plus free health check and nail clipping, 01775 761161.

Friday

History and Archaeology: South Holland Local History and Archaeology Group meeting, Keith Seaton discussing records of nesting birds local to Spalding, St John’s Church lounge, Spalding, 7.30pm.

Walking for Health: South Lincs Strollers, four-mile walk starting from Dowsby layby, 10.30am, 01529 497791.

Crafts in Moulton: quality crafts and gifts, Moulton Methodist Church, preview 6.30-9pm.

Saturday

Crafts in Moulton: quality crafts and gifts, Moulton Methodist Church, 10am-5pm.

Book signing: Jon Fox signing copies of his new book, The Lincolnshire Landscape, Bookmark, Spalding, 11am-2pm.

Dance and buffet: dancing to Sounds Familiar, Gedney Hill Memorial Hall, 8pm, tickets £10, 01406 330558.

Voices Unplugged: for adults, with Jane Wells, Broad Street Methodist Church, Spalding, 2.30-4.30pm, 01775 764777.

Alien Orchestra: learn to play tuned percussion, perform in orchestra, plus singing, dancing, acting and stagecraft, St Margaret’s Hall, Quadring, 10.30am-noon, 01775 841750.

Race Night: Whaplode Village Hall 6.30pm for 7pm, for St Mary’s Church Whaplode Quinquennial Repairs, tickets £7 include sausage and mash, 01406 371900.

Coffee and snack lunches: plus cakes, plants, bring and buy stalls, Broad Street Methodist Church, Spalding, 10am-1pm, free entry.

Sunday

Long Sutton RBL: bingo, 7.30pm, free entry.

Spalding Ramblers: medium walk around Dowsdale, starting near Shepeau Stow School 10.30am, 01775 725531.

Civic Service: with chairman of South Holland District Council, Broad Street Methodist Church, Spalding, 2.30pm, all invited.

Christmas gift and craft fair: Moulton Windmill, 10am-4pm, free admission, refreshments, tours of the mill 10am-3pm.

Antiques and collectables fair: Springfields Events Centre, Spalding, 10am-4pm, £2 adults, under 16s free, 01754 811897.

Rainbow’s Yule Festival: Holbeach Community Centre, noon-5pm, live music, arts, crafts, magical wares, food and drink, 01406 259167.

Long Sutton in Bloom: mass planting of spring bulbs in St Mary’s churchyard, all welcome, 1.30pm.

Monday

Spalding Positive Living Group: Emma Canham – Be Life Happy, Pennygate Foundation, Spalding, 7pm, 01775 840746.

Tuesday

Spalding Music Club: Yet More of my Music, Roger Human, Ivo Day Centre, Spalding, 2pm.

Wednesday

A Small Library of Big Ideas: fun, friendly and informal book and print making session, Spalding Library, 10am-1pm, book on 07747 271820.

In the Shadow of St Paul’s: the Churches of the City of London, illustrated talk by Roger Smith, St Mary & St Nicolas Church, Spalding, 7pm, £5, 01775 722772.

Prom Fair: stalls featuring dresses, suits, hair styling, beauty, transport plus refreshments and raffle, The Peele Community College, Long Sutton, 6-9pm.

Movies

South Holland Centre

Spectre, Sunday 1pm, Monday 2pm, Tuesday 2pm, 7.30pm, Wednesday 6.30pm; Of Mice and Men (NT live), Monday 10.30am, 7pm.

For more information visit www.southhollandcentre.co.uk

Peterborough Showcase

For times visit www.showcasecinemas.co.uk

Music

Thursday: Spalding Folk Club singaround, Welland Yacht Club, Spalding, 8pm.

Friday: Windmill Music Club soprano Marianne Wright, Geoffrey Pratley on piano, Swineshead Village Hall, 7.30pm.

Riverside Bar & Restaurant, Sutton Bridge, karaoke with Hi Energy, 9pm.

Saturday: Palmers Ale House & Kitchen, Long Sutton, Tiger Club, 9pm. Long Sutton RBL, Rick Roberts, 8.30pm.

Sunday: Donington RBL, Just Steve, 8pm. Front Country, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 7.30pm.

Theatre

South Holland Centre, Spalding: SADOS, Family Planning, Thursday, Friday and Saturday (7.30pm).

Key Theatre, Peterborough: Peterborough Gang Show, comedy night with Ivan Brackenbury; Barron Knights.

The Cresset, Peterborough: St Swithuns the musical; Beyond the Barricade; The Rod Stewart Story.

Broadway Peterborough: Jesus Christ Superstar; And Then There Were None.