What’s on in Spalding

Helen Holmes from Spalding and District Flower Lovers' Club with her arrangement at the Spring Flower & Gardening Show: pick up flower arranging tips at a demonstration on Wednesday. Photo: SG160416-157TW
Helen Holmes from Spalding and District Flower Lovers' Club with her arrangement at the Spring Flower & Gardening Show: pick up flower arranging tips at a demonstration on Wednesday. Photo: SG160416-157TW

Events in Spalding and district from Thursday, April 28 to Wednesday, May 4

Thursday

Coffee morning: 9.30-11am, Gosberton Methodist Church, 01775 741026.

Bingo: doors 6.45pm, eyes down 7.30pm, Elizabethan Centre, Whaplode Drove, PE12 0TT, 01406 330388.

Concert: local children performing as part of flower festival, 6pm, All Saints’ Church, Holbeach.

World book night: giving away Treachery and Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death while stocks last, 4-6pm, Spalding Library.

Roger Tuby Fun Fair: until Monday, times vary, Victoria Street Car Park, Spalding.

Scarecrow festival: until Monday, Moulton Chapel, 01406 380551.

Adam Daubney: new book on Lincolnshire’s rich archaeology, 7.15pm, Bookmark, The Crescent, Spalding, book 01775 769231.

Drawing, collage, mixed media and sculpture: 2pm, Spalding Library, book 07887 574138.

Meditation class: 7.30pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 01733 755444.

Friday

Karaoke: 9pm, Jolly Crispin, Lutton, 01406 362820.

South Lincs Strollers: 3-4 mile walk Stowe/Threekingham, meet 10.20am park road side Stowe Hill, 01529 497791.

Saturday

Tulipfest: flower displays celebrating 50th birthday of opening of Springfields Gardens, entertainment, craft fair, train rides, falconry display, fancy dress competition, 10am-5pm, Springfields Events Centre, Spalding, 01775 724843.

Bingo: 6.15pm, Long Sutton Church Hall, 01406 362033.

Quiz: 8pm, Elizabethan Centre, Whaplode Drove.

Teddy bears: parachuting off the tower, 11am, have a go bell ringing 2pm, part of flower festival, All Saint’s Church, Holbeach.

Large model air show: models flying, with Lancaster taxi runs at 11am, 1.30pm, 4pm, East Kirkby Airfield, PE23 4DE, 01790 763207.

Sunday

Tuliptime parade: entertainment, classic cars, vintage tractors, 3pm, decorate a bike and take part in parade, leaves 2.45pm from Woodgate Farm, Moulton Chapel, 07793 782617 (bike parade) Moulton Chapel parade (01406 381429).

Knights of Skirbeck: medieval mischief family fun, and tomorrow, Baytree Garden Centre, Weston, 01205 368134.

Tulipfest: vintage and classic cars, auto jumble, craft fair, treasure hunt, 10am-4pm, Springfields Events Centre, Spalding, 01775 724843.

Gift and craft fair: 10am-4pm, Moulton Windmill, 01406 373237.

Fun dog show: part of flower festival, 1pm, All Saint’s Church, Holbeach.

Art exhibition: work by John Gray and Helen Webber, 10am-5pm, Riverbank Studios, Double Street, Spalding, 01775 680683.

Spalding Arts and Crafts: centenary exhibition, 10.30am-4pm Wednesday to Sunday and bank holiday, Ayscoughfee Hall, Spalding, www.saacs.org.uk

Truckfest: 9am-5.30pm, and tomorrow, East of England showground, Peterborough, www.truckfest.co.uk

Orchid show: expert advice, 10am-4pm, Terrington St Clement village Hall, PE34 4LZ, 01366 388421.

Monday

Craft fair: and fun day, 10am-4pm, Crowland Abbey.

Fenland Keswick Convention: 2.30pm, Spalding Grammar School, 07703 467438.

Tulipfest: craft fair, petting zoo, 10am-4pm, Springfields Events Centre, Spalding, 01775 724843.

Traditional music workshop: with John Dipper and Dave Malkin, including farm walk, 2.30pm, followed by concert, 7pm, Woodlands Organic Farm, Kirton, www.dippermalkin.com

Large model air show: models flying, with Lancaster taxi runs at 11am, 1.30pm, 4pm, and spitfire flying display and Dakota flypast, East Kirkby Airfield, PE23 4DE, 01790 763207.

Tuesday

Arts and Crafts Society: meeting and demonstration on pastels, 7.30pm, Pinchbeck Village Hall, Knight Street, www.saacs.org.uk

Aerial dance class: 6.30pm, South Holland Centre, book 01775 764777.

Make a vintage cake stand: 10am, Flowers n Things, Red Lion Street, Spalding, 01775 769306.

Wednesday

Flower Lovers: with area demonstrator Sandra Gunner, 7.15pm, Spalding Grammar School.

Drawing the garden workshop: sketching session at 10.30am, in Ayscoughfee Gardens, Spalding, to get in the mood for ‘Painting the modern garden, Monet to Matisse, an exhibition on screen at South Holland Centre, 2pm, 01775 764777.

Spalding Stamp Club: auction, 2pm, Fraiser Room, Gosberton Road, Surfleet, 01775 762661.

Movies

SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE

Grimsby, Thursday 6.30pm; Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Friday (3D) 7.30pm, Saturday 8.30pm, Monday 5pm, Tuesday 2pm, (3D) 6.30pm, Wednesday 7.30pm; Monet to Matisse exhibition on screen, Wednesday 2pm.

For more information visit www.southhollandcentre.co.uk

PETERBOROUGH SHOWCASE

For times visit www.showcasecinemas.co.uk

Music

Saturday

RAF Digby Military Wives Choir, 7.30pm, Fleet Baptist Church, 01406 424556; Pavonnoti in Concert, 7.30pm, St Mary’s Church, Long Sutton; Clayton, 8pm, Donington RBL, 01775 821112.

Sunday

Ali, 8pm, Donington RBL, 01775 821112.

Wednesday

Dan McKinnon (Spalding Folk Club), 8.15pm, South Holland Centre lounge bar, Spalding.

Theatre

South Holland Centre, Spalding

Past Lives South Holland on film, Saturday 3pm.

The Cresset, Peterborough

Swan Lake, Pasha Kovalev It’s All About You.

Key Theatre, Peterborough

Pasadena Roof Orchestra, Legally Blonde.

Stamford Arts Centre

Blues - Blueswater, Stamford Chamber Orchestra.