Events in South Holland in the week ahead

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Listings from Thursday, June 5 to Wednesday, June 11


Women’s Institute centenary baton at coffee morning, Gosberton Public Hall 10am, then to Springfields, Spalding, noon and Ayscoughfee gardens, Spalding, 1pm.

Transported: open book workshop, Making a Flock of Words, 10am-12.30pm, Spalding Library.

Spalding Arts and Crafts summer are exhibition, until June 15, 10am-4.30pm, The Studio, Station Road, Surfleet.

Dave Start’s guide to the archaeology of prehistoric Britain, Old School, Heckington, booking essential 01529 461499.

Bourne Footlights present ‘No dinner for sinners’, and Friday, 7.30pm, Bourne Corn Exchange, 07798 716378.


A night at the races, doors 7pm, first race 8pm, Spalding Services and Social Club, High Street, Spalding.

Social dance, ballroom, Latin and popular sequence, live music by Stuart Burr, 8pm, Holbeach Community Centre, Fishpond Lane, PE12 7DQ.

Walk4Life SK walking for health scheme meet 10.30am Irnham pub car park, 01775 750479.

SoLAGS presentation on the medical implications of space flight by Dr Steven Cutts, 7pm, Vista Community Hall, Spalding.


UB40, gates open 5pm, Burghley House, Stamford,

Johnson Hospital League of Friends 60th anniversary summer fayre, music by Spalding Town Band, 2-4pm, Johnson Community Hospital, Pinchbeck Road, Spalding.

Coffee morning, 10am-noon, Gedney Dyke Village Hall.

Coffee morning, snack lunches, 10am-1pm, Broad Street Methodist Church, Spalding.

Bourne, Stamford and Deepings leisure centres hosting all day festival, range of free and fun activities,

Transported: arts programme inviting applications from artists specialising in art based around food growing, selling and sharing, includes photography workshop, book on 07436 162004.

Reptile show, 10am-4pm, Baytree Garden Centre, Weston.

Craft fair, mini boot fair, 10am-4pm, Long Sutton Barns (behind McDonald’s on the A17), Long Sutton, PE12 9AF, 01406 362500.

Village garage sale, bygones, plant stall, 11am-3pm, Haconby.


Craft fair, animal fun day with lamb feeding, sheep shearing and piglets, 10am-4pm, Long Sutton Barns (behind McDonald’s on the A17), Long Sutton, PE12 9AF, 01406 362500.

NGS open garden, 1.30-5pm, Guanock House, Guanock Gate, Sutton St Edmund, PE12 0LW.

Volunteer week Songs of Praise, 3pm, Crowland Abbey.

Sequence dance, 8pm, doors 7.30pm, church hall, Rose Lane, Pinchbeck, 01775 840945.

Tea dance, live music, 2pm, Swineshead Village Hall, 01522 750317.

Family fun day, ages four plus, 10.30am-4pm, RSPB Frampton Marsh Reserve, PE20 1AY, 01205 724678.

IDEA, ‘Fun in Flinders Park’, Holbeach Town Band, Transported Art, refreshments, stalls, fairground rides, Battle of Britain Memorial Flight flypast, 2pm onwards, Flinders Park, Donington.

Open farm celebrating British farming and food, 10am-2pm, Redhouse Farm, Gedney Dyke, PE12 9NG.

D-Day 70, commemoration parade and service, 10.45am, war memorial, Ayscoughfee Gardens, Spalding.

Try sailing with experienced helms, 11am-3pm, Welland Yacht Club, Cradge Bank, Spalding, take a change of clothes just in case!

Table top sale, 10am-2pm, Gedney Dyke Village Hall, 01406 364980.


Exhibition of work produced at Unique Cottage Studios, 10.30am-4pm, throughout June, on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Ayscoughfee Hall, Spalding,

Spalding Ramblers short walk, meet 7pm, Tydd St Mary village centre, 01406 362885.

Bingo, 7.30pm, Gedney Dyke Village Hall.

Transported: pin-hole camera workshop, 6pm, Swineshead Village Hall, 07436 162004.

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The information in this column is supplied to us, please ring the organisers where possible to confirm the event before setting out on your journey.