Events in south Lincolnshire in the week ahead

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Listings from Thursday, October 30 to Wednesday, November 5


Halloween: treasure trail, creepy trail around the reserve with spooktacular prizes, ages four plus, 10am-3pm, RSPB Frampton Marsh, PE20 1AY, 01205 724678.

Since sliced bread workshop: join visual artist Fi Burke in the kitchen on this mill inspired drop-in workshop, five years plus, 11am-4pm, 1.30-3.30pm, Ayscoughfee Hall Museum, Churchgate, Spalding, 01775 764555.

Emmerdale stars: Christmas lights switch on, from 6pm, Springfields Outlet Shopping, Spalding.

Fun holiday club: action-packed multi-sports fun days organised by Give It Some Fizz sports coaches, 10am-4pm, Holbeach Youth Centre, book on 07921 553849.

Art for the untalented: by Colin Lusby, variety of subjects, Riverside Hotel, Station Road, Surfleet, PE11 4DG.

Halloween fun: 6-7.30pm, Cogglesford Watermill, Sleaford, 01529 308102.

Sweeney Todd: and Friday, 7.45pm, Stahl Theatre at Laudimer House, Oundle, 01832 273930.

Electric Ballroom: live music, 7.30pm, Guild Hall Arts Centre, King’s Lynn, 01476 406158.


Fireworks extravaganza: from 4.30pm, last admission 7pm, Spalding Rugby Club, St Thomas’s Road, PE11 2TT,

Wizard’s express: halloween special, one full round trip to Peterborough in the dark, dare you look out of the window? Departs 6.30pm, Nene Valley Railway, Peterborough, 01780 784444.

Halloween party night: fancy dress optional, pumpkin carving competition, karaoke, 7.30pm, Ivo Centre, Albion Street, Spalding, PE12 2AU, 07907 162064.

Stem cell research: Spalding Gentlemen’s Society lecture by Prof Peter Andrews, 8pm, Spalding Grammar School.

Halloween disco: carved pumpkin competition, children’s games, licensed bar, 7-11pm, Gedney Drove End and Dawsmere Village Hall, Gedney Drove End, PE12 9PD, 01406 550771.

Charity bulb sale: 10am-4pm, Taylors Bulbs, Washway Road, Holbeach, PE12 7PP.

South Holland: Local History and Archaeology Group, ‘Journey to Appleby’ with Gordon Boswell, 7.30pm St John’s Church Lounge, Hawthorn Bank, Spalding.

Spooktacular: halloween disco, fancy dress competition, 6.30-8.30pm, Fun Farm, Weston, 01406 373444.

No frills ceilidh: halloween special, St Mary’s Church Hall, Pinchbeck,

Fun holiday club: halloween special action-packed multi-sports fun days, 10am-4pm, Holbeach Youth Centre, book on 07921 553849.

Opera bites: scenes from different operas in easily digested bite sized chunks, 7.30pm, Key Studio Theatre, Peterborough, 01733 207239.

Pinocchio: 2pm, Guild Hall Arts Centre, King’s Lynn, 01476 406158.


Firework display: and entertainment, 5pm, Anglia Motel, Fleet, 01406 422766.

Firework display: funfair, live entertainment, gates open 5pm, display 7.30pm, Tallington Lakes, 01778 347000.

SADOS: present two one-act comedies, Going, Going, Gone and Last Tango in Little Grimley, 7.30pm, Gosberton Parish Church.

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

Dance motion: fun and professional dance classes, every Saturday during term time, various age groups and times, St Paul’s Primary School, Spalding, PE11 2JQ, 07957 941414.

Craft fair: 10am-4pm, Long Sutton Barns, Vicarage Lane, Long Sutton, PE12 9AF, 01406 362500.

A musical evening: with Rapport, music from the shows, 7.30pm, St John the Baptist Church, Morton, 01778 571890.

Framfest does fireworks: 6pm, field next to St Mary’s Church, Frampton.


Fairytale wedding festival: Ayscoughfee Hall, Spalding,

Opera bites: scenes from different operas in easily digested bite sized chunks, 3pm, Angles Theatre, Wisbech, 01945 474447.


Fireworks: bar, stalls, games, gates open 6pm, fireworks 7pm, community centre and primary school playing field, Donington, 01775 820760.


An evening with the Rev Richard Coles: familiar from his appearances on QI and Have I Got News for You, 7.15pm, Bookmark, The Crescent, Spalding, 01775 769231.

REME Association: social and quiz, 7.30pm, Drill Hall, Main Ridge West, Boston, 01754 874200.


Bonfire and fireworks: 7pm, Lawrance Park, Crown Lane, Thurlby, PE10 0EZ.

Neil Watson: ‘Boston now and then’, 7pm, Fenland Flywheelers, United Services Club, Church Street, Holbeach, 07941 471802.

Bingo: 7.30pm, Saracen’s Head Village Hall.

Stamp Club: Bruce Townshend, silver jubilee, 2pm, Constitutional Club, Broad Street, Spalding, 01775762661.

Childhood Christmases: share photos and memories during a talk by June Barton, ‘Queen of the Saltmarshes’, entitled Traditional Christmas, St Nicolas Hall, The Vista, Spalding, 01775 722772.

Bourne Footlights: perform Tons of Money, until Friday, 7pm, Bourne Corn Exchange.

For the regular weekly listings visit or see next week’s Lincolnshire Free Press.

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.