What’s on in Spalding

Sutton St James Baptist Church Flower Festival begins on Friday.
Sutton St James Baptist Church Flower Festival begins on Friday.

Events in Spalding and district from Thursday, July 7 to Wednesday, July 13.

Thursday

Beer festival: until Sunday, noon-6pm, Smiths of Bourne, North Street, Bourne, PE10 9AE, 07807 470222.

Creative workshop: woven landscapes, arts and health partnership project to everyone with special emphasis to integrate those experiencing mild to moderate mental health issues, 2-4pm, Spalding Library, book 07887 574138.

Inns and taverns tour: 7.30pm, meet outside Peterborough Museum, book 01733 864663.

Friday

Flower festival: until Sunday, open daily from 10am, Sutton St James Baptist Church, PE12 0EE, 01406 424556.

South Lincs Strollers: walk, meet 10.20am by village pub, Greatford, 01529 497791.

Dementia group: small friendly group, for people living with dementia and their carers, activities, 2-4pm, Weston Hills Village Hall, Broadgate, PE12 6DB, 01775 718008.

Just Dogs Live: displays, trade stands, shows, all day until Sunday, Peterborough Arena, East of England Showground, PE2 6HE, 01733 363500.

Abseiling down Peterborough Cathedral: and tomorrow, watch the brave participants abseiling, 9am-5pm.

Saturday

Festival of food and drink: with celebrity chef Rachel Green, cookery demonstrations, real ales, family fun, live entertainment, 10am-4pm,The Vista Community Hall/Spalding Parish Church/Ayscoughfee Hall, The Vista, Spalding, www.spaldingfoodfestival.co.uk

Garden party: stalls, noon-4pm, Station House, Eastgate, Fleet, PE12 8NG, 01406 424113.

Garden party: 1950s theme, 2-8pm, Battleford Hall, Fleet.

Drive sales: table top sale (village hall) and church flower festival, over 40 houses participating, drive sales from 10am, barbecue 5.30pm, Sutton St James village, 01406 424822.

Pure Vinyl: retro disco, 8.30pm, The Anchor Inn, Sutton Bridge.

Battle Proms: picnic concert, gates 4.30pm, cavalry display 6.20pm, concert 8pm, fireworks, Burghley House, Stamford, 01432 355416.

Craft fair and beer festival: and tomorrow, stalls, children’s activities, noon-6pm, Smiths of Bourne, North Street, Bourne, PE10 9AE, 07807 470222.

Thomas branch line: and tomorrow, Nene Valley Railway, Peterborough, 01780 784444.

Strawberry special: Nene Valley Railway, Peterborough, 01780 784444.

Wisbech in miniature: model village of 1790s, until Wednesday, noon-4.30pm, Peckover House, North Brink, Wisbech, PE13 1JR, 01945 583463.

Hidden heritage guided walk: 2pm, meet outside Peterborough Museum, book 01733 864663.

Sunday

Festival of food and drink: with celebrity chef Rachel Green, cookery demonstrations, real ales, family fun, live entertainment, 10am-4pm, The Vista Community Hall/Spalding Parish Church/Ayscoughfee Hall, The Vista, Spalding, www.spaldingfoodfestival.co.uk

Classic car and bike show: Lancaster flypast, car boot, auto jumble, 10am-4pm, Long Sutton Barns (behind McDonald’s).

Tractor rally: barbecue 9am, tractors set off 10am, Hargraves, Fleet Road Industrial Estate, Holbeach, 07825 609575.

Garden party: games, live music, Polka Dot, 1pm, Haverfield Road, Spalding, PE11 2XP.

Bingo: 7.30pm, Long Sutton RBL, 01406 362076.

Kevin Grunill: plays theatre organs, 2.30pm, Burtey Fen Collection, Pinchbeck, 01775 766081.

Pond dipping: 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, RSPB Frampton Marsh, PE20 1AY, 01205 724678.

Milling day: 11am-4pm, Cogglesford Watermill, Sleaford, 01529 308102.

Monday

Fibromyalgia Support Group 1-4pm, Ship Albion, Albion Street, Spalding, 0844 887 2604.

Tuesday

RSPB birdwatching cruise: on The Wash, meet 9.15am lock keeper’s office, Witham Bank East, Boston, PE21 9JU, 07531 495521.

Pond dipping: 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, RSPB Frampton Marsh, PE20 1AY, 01205 724678.

Wednesday

Spalding Ramblers: short walk of about three miles, start 7pm, Castle Sports Complex, Spalding, 01775 680404.

Card making workshop: 10am, Flowers n Things, Red Lion Street, Spalding, 01775 769306.

Movies

SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE

For more information visit www.southhollandcentre.co.uk

PETERBOROUGH SHOWCASE

For times visit www.showcasecinemas.co.uk

Music

Friday

Hillfolk Noir, 8pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding

Saturday

Ken Durrans, 8pm, Donington RBL, 01775 821112.

Sunday

Swineshead Silver Bank, 2-4pm, Ayscoughfee Hall Gardens, Spalding, 01775 764555; Cat Turner, 8pm, Donington RBL, 01775 821112.

Theatre

South Holland Centre, Spalding

Romeo and Juliet (Branagh Theatre Live), Thursday 7.15pm; Formation (Polka Dot), Saturday 1.30pm, 6.30pm.

Tolethorpe, Stamford

The Tempest, The Wind in the Willows.

The Cresset, Peterborough

Let’s Hang On,

Stamford Arts Centre

Storm in a Teacup, The Shaughraun.

Stamford Corn Exchange

Dracula Spectacula, Stamford Brass.