What’s on in Spalding

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Events in Spalding and the surrounding area from Thursday, June 23 to Wednesday, June 29.


Wire sculpture: free workshop with Faceless Arts using brightly coloured aluminium wire, finished pieces on display in touring exhibition, mobile library, Kiln Drive, Tydd St Mary 10.15-10.45am, Jolly Crispin Pub, Marriotts Gate, Lutton 11am-noon, Roman Way, Gedney Dyke 12.15-12.45pm, Saracen’s Head pub, Saracen’s Head 1.30-2.30pm.

Bingo: doors 6.45pm, eyes down 7.30pm, Elizabethan Centre, Whaplode Drove, PE12 0TT, 01406 330388.

Silk painting: creative workshop, 2pm, Spalding Library, book 07887 574138.

Get digging: archaeology in the precincts, until June 30, 3pm daily, archaeological dig in north west corner of the Precincts, Peterborough Cathedral.


Flower festival: until Monday, St Peter and St Paul Church, Kirton, PE20 1DR, 01205 723529.

Aerobatics weekend: and tomorrow (Sunday reserve day), all day from 10am, Fenland Aero Club, Holbeach St Johns, PE12 8RQ, 01406 540330.

History and Archaeology Group: slides of Burghley House Roof, 7.30pm, St John’s Church Lounge, Hawthorn Bank, Spalding.

Wire sculpture: free workshop with Faceless Arts using brightly coloured aluminium wire, finished pieces on display in touring exhibition, mobile library, Field Close, Gosberton 10-11am, Godfrey Avenue, Gosberton 11.05-11.35am, Five Bells, Gosberton Risegate noon-12.30pm, Coalbeach Lane, Surfleet 1.15-1.45pm, Main Road lay by, Quadring 2-2.30pm, North End, Swineshead 3-3.30pm.

Hot lunches: 11.30am-1.30pm, Long Sutton Baptist Church.

Dementia group: small friendly group, five week course for people living with dementia and their carers, activities, 2-4pm, Weston Hills Village Hall, Broadgate, PE12 6DB, 01775 718008.

South Lincs Strollers: Grimsthorpe Castle, use staff entrance, meet in visitor car park at 10.20am, 01529 497791.

Pompeii of the Fens: Bronze Age discoveries at Must Farm talk, 7pm, Peterborough Cathedral.


Classic and vintage vehicle show: family fun, auto jumble, Spitfire fly past, South Lincs Reptile Society, 10.30am-4.30pm, Old School Field, Church Street, Gedney Dawsmere, PE12 9NN, 01406 550612.

Crowland Show: horse classes, dog show, circus workshops, lots more, 8.30am-4.30pm, Snowden Field, Crowland, PE6 0AJ, 07919 912028.

Legends of Music: dance away to your favourite tunes with Sounds Distorted, fancy dress, 7.30pm, Gedney Hill Village Hall, 01406 330411.

Summer fair: and barbecue, 2pm, Fleet Baptist Church, 01406 426781.

Quiz: doors 7pm for 7.45pm, Bourne Football Club, Abbey Lawns, Bourne, PE10 9EN, book 07412 399519.

Messy Church: 10.30am, Long Sutton Baptist Church.

Soul and Motown night: 9pm, Palmers Ale House and Kitchen, Long Sutton, 01406 365554.

140th anniversary of founding of Mothers’ Union: Patronal Festival, 9.30am-5.30pm, Bourne Abbey Church Hall.

Bingo: 7.30pm, Long Sutton RBL, 01406 362076.

Girls football: for under 12s, 9-10am, Glen Park, Surfleet, 07800 566058.

Amateur radio special event station: and tomorrow, radio station set up, have a go at Morse code, 10am-4.30pm, Cranwell Aviation Heritage Centre, 01529 308102.

Travelling post office event: and tomorrow, Nene Valley Railway, Peterborough.

Lincoln Symphony Orchestra: 7.30pm, Lincoln Drill Hall, LN2 1EY, 01522 873894.

Hidden heritage guided walk: 2pm, meet outside Peterborough Museum, book 01733 864663.


Holbeach Town Band concert: 2-4pm, Ayscoughfee Hall Gardens, Spalding, PE11 2RA, 01775 764555.

Gardens open day in Long Sutton: part of Long Sutton in Bloom, gardens open from large town gardens, small cottage gardens to Wildlife Trust’s conservation meadow, noon-6pm, guide on sale 11.45am at Market House, 01406 424428.

Music and family fun day: music festival including Buba Ramone, Seven Sence, Emm Youngs, Fusion Crimson Tale and more, outside event from 2pm, The Bell Inn, Weston Hills.

140th anniversary of founding of Mothers’ Union: Patronal Festival, 11.30am-5pm, Bourne Abbey Church Hall.

NGS open garden: 11am-4pm, The Hawthorns, Bicker Road, Donington, PE11 4XP, 01775 822808.

Spalding Ramblers: 7 mile walk in Lincolnshire Wolds, start 10.30am road first left after ice cream shop, just off A16 from Boston through village of East Keal, 01406 350335.

Car boot: sellers 6am, buyers 8am, Rugby/cricket Club Field, St Thomas’s Road, Spalding, 07968 590249.

Antiques, collectors and vintage fair: 10am-4pm, Springfields Events Centre, Spalding, 01754 811897.


RSPB birdwatch cruise: on The Wash, meet 8.45am, lock keeper’s office, Witham Bank East, Boston, PE21 9JU, 07531 495521.


Stamp Club: visit from Peterborough and District PS, 7.30pm, Fraiser Room, Gosberton Road, Surfleet, 01775 762661.

English Morris dancing: 8pm, The Vine, Market Deeping, PE6 8AN, www.peterboroughmorris.co.uk


Flowers in the woods: enjoy and learn about the flowers with Friends of Bourne Woods, 7pm, meet main car park, Bourne Wood, 07760 468052.



Matthew Bourne’s The Car Man, Thursday 7pm; Captain America: Civil War, Friday (3D) 7.30pm, Monday 6.30pm.

For more information visit www.southhollandcentre.co.uk


For times visit www.showcasecinemas.co.uk



Framfest music festival, Ultraviolet, Phoebe Ophelia, Status Quote, Amazing Armadillos and more, from 1pm, field next St Mary’s Church, Frampton, 01205 722191; Pat Campbell, 8.30pm, Long Sutton RBL, 01406 362076; Travis Graham, 8pm, Donington RBL, 01775 821112.


TJ Country, 8pm, Donington RBL, 01775 821112; see main listing for Bell Inn, Weston Hills, music festival.


South Holland Centre, Spalding

Anything Goes, Saturday 6.30pm.

The Cresset, Peterborough

Illegal Eagles, Summer Dreaming.

Key Theatre, Peterborough

Sara Pascoe, TGS Multiplex, Rhythm of the Dance

Tolethorpe, Stamford

Wind in the Willows, Macbeth.

Stamford Arts Centre

Judie Tzuke.