Events in the South Holland area in the week ahead

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Listings from Thursday, October 16 to Wednesday, October 22


Judith Miller: Antiques Roadshow expert talk and valuation, 7.15pm, Bookmark, The Crescent, Spalding, 01775 769231.

Pinchbeck Photographic Group: presents ‘More from Mike and Joy Hancock’, print lecture of images mostly captured with bridge cameras, 7.30pm, Birchgrove Garden Centre, Pinchbeck.

RSPB Wash: bird watching cruise, meet 9.30am at lock keeper’s office, Witham Bank East, Boston, 07531 495521.

RSPB talk: wonders of the solar system by Paul Money, 7.30pm, Sam Newsom Music Centre, South Street, Boston, PE21 6HX, 01205 360858.

The Burrows: Van Spyk family exhibition, until October 31, open Wednesday to Sunday, 10.30-4pm, Ayscoughfee Hall, Churchgate, Spalding, 07942 861956.

Techy tea party 2: to coincide with Get Online Week, learn more about your laptop or mobile phone, 2-4pm, Moulton Community Centre, 01406 373084.


Evening: of musical entertainment by the Joystrings, 7pm, St Nicholas Church, Lutton.

The Olympic Games: in ancient Greece, Spalding Gentlemen’s Society lecture by Ronald Abbot, 8pm, Spalding Grammar School,

Redeemed: medieval mystery play, 7pm, St Mary’s Church, Long Sutton, 01775 766921.

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

Mighty Oaks: and Sunflowers, evening of clairvoyance with Christine Stewart, flower reading, bring a flower, 7.30pm, Ivo Day Centre, Albion Street, Spalding, 01775 724514.

Crowland Abbey: service of dedication for new rooms, 7pm.

So Comedy Night: 8pm, Stamford Arts Centre, 01780 763203.

Words and music concert: Greenwood Quire telling the rise and fall of village church choirs in full Georgian period costume, 7.30pm, St Andrew’s Church Haconby, 01778 571008.

Table top sale: 10am-2pm, Long Sutton Royal British Legion Hall.

Bouncers: a vision of the 80s urban nightlife by Reform Theatre Company, 7.30pm, Blackfriars Theatre, Boston, 01205 363108.


50s/60s night: with sausage and mash supper by East Elloe Lions, BYO, dancing and disco by The Two Dollies, 7pm, Gedney Victory Hall, 01406 364307.

Holbeach Town Band: autumn concert, 7.30pm, All Saints’ Church, Holbeach, 01775 712420.

Quiz: and fish and chip supper, 6pm, Whaplode Village Hall, 01406 370775.

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

T Rextasy: I Love to Boogie Tour, 7.30pm, Stamford Corn Exchange, 01780 766455.

Fun day: with live music, free hog roast, children’s attractions, 10am-5pm in Crowland Abbey ruins.

Woad exhibition: arts and crafts inspired by the woad plant, 10.30am-4pm, Unique Cottage Studios, Fulney Lane South, Spalding.

ipad drawing workshop: 10am, Stamford Arts Centre, 01780 763203.

Finest Kind: folk music, 8pm, Stamford Arts Centre, 01780 763203.


Sixtieth anniversary: service and celebration of 60 years of Churches Together in Spalding and District, 3pm, Spalding Grammar School, 07913 310695.

Car boot: 7am sellers, 8am visitors, Moulton Chapel Road, Cowbit, 07445 436436.

RSPB autumn amble: gentle stroll around the reserve to see the best of the season’s wildlife, 2-4pm, Frampton Marsh Reserve, PE20 1AY, book on 01205 724678.

Bourne Kart Club: grand prix, 11am, Mareham Lane, Spanby, Near Sleaford.

Woad exhibition: arts and crafts inspired by the woad plant, 10.30am-4pm, Unique Cottage Studios, Fulney Lane South, Spalding.

Interior design day: 10am, Stamford Arts Centre, 01780 763203.

Open day: for couple looking for a wedding and reception venue, 11am-3pm, Bourne Corn Exchange, 01778 423579.


Meteor watch: with South Lincolnshire Astronomical and Geophysical Society, watching for the Orionid meteor shower, weather permitting, around midnight, RSPB Frampton Marsh Reserve,

Kingfishers: Model Boat Club, 7pm, Avenue Farm, Sutton Bridge, 01406 350968.

Bingo: by the Old Ones and Young Ones, 7.30pm, Women’s Institute Hall, Park Road, Holbeach, 01406 365279.


Spalding and District Stamp Club: Peter Ball with Trafalgar Day, 7.30pm, Constitutional Club, Broad Street, Spalding, 01775 762661.


Bingo: with a pink theme for Peterborough City Hospital breast cancer unit, 7pm, Moulton Chapel Community Centre, 01733 210543.

Bingo: raising funds for over 60s Christmas party for Holbeach Bank/Saracen’s Head residents, Saracen’s Head Village Hall, 01406 422050.

Rachel Joyce: author of The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy, talking about her book, 7.15pm, Bookmark, The Crescent, Spalding, 01775 769231.

Transported: ‘Plumage’ woolley workshop with Julie Willoughby, 10.30am-1.30pm, Spalding Library.

Children’s day: exploring, making and creating activities, including ancient game of pumpkin rolling, 11am-4pm, Easton Walled Gardens, 01476 530063,

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