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Events in Spalding, Holbeach and Long Sutton from Thursday, June 11 to Wednesday, June 17


Spalding Folk Club: tune session, 8pm, Lincoln Arms, Spalding.

Art exhibition: Spalding Arts and Crafts Society on display until June 28, 10.30am-4pm (closed Monday and Tuesday), Ayscoughfee Hall, Spalding.

Transported: Open book, performances 2pm, 3pm, 4.15pm, Crowland Library, 01406 701006.

This Life Live It: Bible teacher, 10.30am-noon, Long Sutton Baptist Church; community lunch, noon-1.15pm, St Mary’s Church Hall, Long Sutton; learn line dancing, 2pm, St Mary’s Church Hall, Long Sutton; Long Sutton Primary School drama presentation, 2pm; ‘Make your own music’, youth event, with ACT II and the Rocking Rector of Market Deeping, 6.30-10pm, Long Sutton Market House; Shadowlands film, 7pm, Long Sutton Baptist Church; Sister Act film, 7pm, Lutton Primary School; Finding Nemo film (7pm), Gedney Drove End Primary School.

Carers pamper and information day: 10-3pm, Pinchbeck Village Hall, 01476 592775.


Summer Soul party: featuring the Soft Tone Needles, 8pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 01775 764777.

Bingo: 6.30pm, Rotten Row marquee, Pinchbeck.

This Life Live It: coffee morning, meet the Church Army, 8.30-11.30amn, St Mary’s, Long Sutton; lunches, noon-2pm, Long Sutton Baptist Church; bell ringing (also commemorating the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta), 3-6pm, St Mary’s Church, Long Sutton; an evening with Rev Dr Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, 7pm, St Mary’s Church, Long Sutton.

Get Crafty: stitched cup cake decorations, 10am-12.30pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, book 01780 722148.

Bingo: Holbeach Town Band, 7.30pm, Women’s Institute Hall, Park Road, Holbeach.

John Barrowman: 7.30pm, Cambridge Corn Exchange, 01223 357851.

Evening of clairvoyance: with Angela McAdam, 7.30pm, Ivo Day Centre, Spalding, The Mighty Oaks & Sunflowers, 01775 724514.


Pinchbeck Carnival: carnival procession leaves Wimberley Way noon arriving Rotten Row field 12.45pm, Galloping Acrobatics, bands, Lancaster fly past.

Summer fayre: VE Day theme, vintage planes fly-by (weather permitting), 1-5pm, Guanock House and gardens, Guanockgate, Sutton St Edmund, PE12 0LW.

Handful of Harmonies: concert, 7.30pm, Crowland Abbey, 01778 345857.

This Life Live It: community barbecue, Kidzone and Church Army, 11am-2pm, Long Sutton Football Club, Dawsmere Church and field and Jolly Crispin Pub, Lutton; open air concert, Leicester De Montfort University Gospel Choir with face painting, photo opportunity with Micky and Minnie Mouse, balloon release, 7.30pm, St Mary’s Church, Long Sutton.

Meditation workshop: 10.30am-1pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, www.dromacentre.org.uk

Farm tour: and barbecue, Vine House Farm, Deeping St Nicholas, book on 01775 630208.

Events day: treasure hunt/navigation exercise by air, spot landings, from 10am, Fenland Aero Club, Holbeach St Johns, PE12 8RQ, 01406 540330.

RSPB Wash birdwatching cruise: meet 1pm, lock keeper’s office, Witham Bank East, Boston, PE21 9JU, 07531 495521

Magna Carta celebration: 800th anniversary of the historic document, music, dance, including Diversity, 7pm, Lincoln Castle, book 01522 873894.

Teddy parachuting weekend: 10-4pm, Moulton Windmill, and tomorrow, take home-made parachute or plastic carrier bag and teddy, 01406 373237.

Magna Carta 800 Party: 7pm, Lincoln Castle, Holbeach group D-Feet one of the acts taking part, 01522 873894.

Open garden: 11-5pm, The Old Vicarage, Thurlby, near Bourne.


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

Car boot: and table top, 11am-2pm, Marjorum Hall, Gosberton Risegate, 07768 257202.

This Life Live It: Said Communion, 8am; come together and worship with Holy Communion with Bishop David 10.30am, finale noon, St Mary’s Church, Long Sutton.

Exotic Pet Refuge: open day, 10am-5pm, Deeping St James, 01778 345923.

Fairytale wedding festival: Ayscoughfee Hall and gardens, Spalding, 01775 764555.

Car boot: 8am-noon, Spalding Grammar School.

Garden walk: tea and cakes, 2-5pm, Old Vicarage, Park Lane, Donington.

Kevin Grunill: playing cinema organs, 2.30pm, Burtey Fen Collection, Pinchbeck, 01775 766081.

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

Tea and snooker event: 2-5pm, to celebrate 800th anniversary of Magna Carta, Spalding Constitutional Club, tickets from 01775 766504.


South Holland Primary Schools: music festival, 1pm, Ayscoughfee Hall Primary School, London Road, Spalding.


Spalding Gentlemen’s Society: lecture, the recreation of a page from the Westminster Psalter by Alex Summers, historian, 7.30pm, St Mary and St Nicolas Church, Spalding.

Felting workshop: wet and needle felted landscapes for adults, 9.30am-3.30pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding.

Stamp Club: AGM, bring and buy, 7.30pm, Fraiser Room, Surfleet, 01775 762661.


Flower Lovers’ Club: open evening with national demonstrator Sandy Bailey, 7.30pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 01775 764777.

Sing: South Holland Community Choir, workshop, 6.30pm, St Thomas’s Chapel, St Thomas’s Road, Spalding, 01406 420218.

Spalding Ramblers: short walk, meet 7pm, Market Place, Boston, 01406 371951.


South Holland Centre

A Little Chaos, Thursday 2pm; Avengers: Age of Ultron (3D), Friday 7.30pm, Saturday 7pm; Avengers: Age of Ultron, Saturday 2pm, Tuesday 7.30pm; Far from the Madding Crowd, Monday 7.30pm, Tuesday 2pm, Wednesday 11am.

For more information visit www.southhollandcentre.co.uk

Peterborough Showcase

For times visit www.showcasecinemas.co.uk


Friday: Chloe Plaice in concert, Holbeach Methodist Church, 7pm.

Saturday: Steve Whiteman, Long Sutton Royal British Legion, 8.30pm, 01406 362076; John Grant, Donington Royal British Legion, 8pm, 01775 821112; A Handful of Harmonies, concert in Crowland Abbey, 7.30pm, 01778 345857.


South Holland Centre, Spalding

Virginia Ironside, Thursday 8pm.

Key Theatre, Peterborough

The Three Degrees, Courtney Pine, Oasis UK, Brighouse and Rastrick Band, The Lady Boys of Bangkok - Beauties and The Beats.

Shakespeare, Tolethorpe

Romeo and Juliet, Henry V.