What’s on in Spalding

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Events in Spalding and district from Thursday, May 19 to Wednesday, May 25.


Creative workshop: ‘You know more than you think’, 2pm, Spalding Library, book 07887 574138.

Fashion show: by Karen’s of Donington, 7.30pm, Donington Church Hall, 01775 820248.

Spalding Folk Club: singaround, 8pm, Welland Yacht Club, Cradge Bank, Spalding.

Spalding Arts and Crafts: centenary exhibition, open Wednesdays to Sundays, until May 30, 10.30am-4pm, Ayscoughfee Hall, Churchgate, Spalding.

Meditation class: course on mindfulness, 7.30pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 01733 755444.

Flower arranging: 10am, Flowers n Things, Red Lion Street, Spalding, book 01775 769306.


Karaoke: 9pm, Riverside Bar, Sutton Bridge.

May fair: staged by Deepings Age Concern, 10am-noon, Open Door, Spalding Road, Deeping St James, 01778 344935.

Bingo: 7.30pm, Ruby Hunt Centre, Donington.

Annual meeting: Whaplode Drove Playing Field Association, 8pm, Elizabethan Centre, Whaplode Drove.

The Sixteen: choral pilgrimage, The Deer’s Cry, 7pm, Peterborough Cathedral, 01733 452336.


Love your local market: safety awareness and cycle information police presence, 10am-2pm, Spalding Marching Ambassadors, 12.30-1.30pm,, all day face painting/hair braiding, Market Place, Spalding.

Charity disco night: fancy dress optional, 7.30pm, Royal Mail Cart, Pinchbeck Road, Spalding, tickets from the pub or 07533 259541.

Mum 2 mum market: 2-4pm, St Nicolas Hall, The Vista, Spalding, www.mum2mummarket.co.uk

Pure Vinyl: retro disco, 9pm, Riverside Bar, Sutton Bridge.

Spalding Cycling Club: go-ride coaching session, 10am-noon, Castle Sports Complex playing field, Spalding, PE11 2AJ, 07831 737715.

Tony G: Elvis tribute, and Tempus Flight, Sutton St Edmund Village Hall, www.fenrats.com.

British Microlight Aircraft Association: fly in, Fenland Airfield, Holbeach St Johns, PE12 8RQ, 01406 540330.

Mini Mudder: on one mile replica of the Tough Mudder course, ages 7-12, Belvoir Castle, Grantham.

Lincolnshire Wolds walking festival: until June 5, visit www.woldswalkingfestival.co.uk for information.


Give It Some Fizz: health and fitness show, 10am-4pm, Springfields Events Centre, Spalding, 07921 553849.

Sacred music and readings by Quorum: Crowland Abbey, 6pm, entry is free but a donation would be appreciated.

Yard sale: 10am-2pm, Gedney Hill village, 01406 330546,

St Barnabas Hospice: plant sale and garden party, local home made merchandise and healthy living products, 11am-2pm, George Henderson Lodge, Front Street, Morton,01522 559504.

Bingo: 7.30pm, free entry, Long Sutton Royal British Legion, 01406 362076.

Algarkirk reminiscence day: bring along photographs and memorabilia and share your memories, guided tours of church, displays, family activities, 11.30am-3.30pm, St Peter and St Paul Church, and village hall, Algarkirk.

Peterborough Jazz Club: Gilad Atzmon and Alan Barnes Quintet, 7.30pm, Great Northern Hotel, Peterborough, 01733 571764.

NGS: 2-5pm, The Old Rectory, East Keal, PE23 4AT, www.ngs.org.uk

NGS: noon-5pm, Holly House, Fishtoft Drove, Frithville, PE22 7ES.


‘Question Time’: style event discussing the pros and cons of EU membership, 5pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding.


Love your local market: hair and beauty demonstrations from Boston College, 10am-2pm, fire engine, Market Place, Spalding.

Special story time and craft: to celebrate Elmer Day, 2pm, Spalding Library, 01522 782010.

English Morris dancers: 8pm, Prior’s Oven, Hall Place, Spalding.

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

Aerial dance class: ages 12 plus, 6.30pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, book 01775 764777.


Heritage skills course: session includes tourism and visitor welcome, marketing and events, creating signs and leaflets, working with your community, 11am, Algarkirk Village Hall, free course, book on 07776 156274

Crafty coffee and cake: flower arranging, 10am-noon, Algarkirk Village Hall.

Boot camp: six week outdoor get fit sessions, with fun sports games and activities for participants’ children, 7pm, Ayscoughfee Gardens, Spalding, 07921 553849.



Eye in the Sky, Monday 11am, Tuesday 2pm, 7.30pm, Wednesday 2pm.

For more information visit www.southhollandcentre.co.uk


For times visit www.showcasecinemas.co.uk



Joe Jones, 8pm, Donington RBL, 01775 821112; Dave Cass, 8.30pm, Long Sutton RBL, 01406 362076; Redemption, 9pm, Palmers Ale House and Kitchen, Long Sutton, 01406 365554.


City of Lincoln Band, 2-4pm, Ayscoughfee Hall Gardens, Spalding, 01775 764555; Portass House Blues Band, 3pm, Red Lion Hotel, Spalding, 01775 722869; Budgie, 8pm, Donington RBL, 01775 821112.


South Holland Centre, Spalding

With a Little Bit of Luck, Frankenstein (ROH live).

The Cresset, Peterborough

Mad About the Musicals (with Gareth Gates and Michael Courtney).

Key Theatre, Peterborough

The Cavern Beatles, Tom Stade.

Stamford Corn Exchange

Retake That.

Stamford Arts Centre

Shakespeare Untold.