What’s on in Spalding

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Events in Spalding and the surrounding area from Thursday, December 8 to Wednesday, December 14.


Christmas fayre: 10am-2pm, Chappell Centre, Pinchbeck Road, Spalding.

Badapple Theatre: The Elves and the Carpenter, 6.30pm, Swineshead Village Hall, PE20 3NA, 01205 821877.

East Elloe Lions: Santa and sleigh, Tesco, Holbeach.

Dick Whittington: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 6.30pm, Bourne Corn Exchange, 01476 406158.

Act II annual revue: silly screwy and subversive alternative take on events of the past 12 months, suitable for over 18s, 7pm, Ayscoughfee Hall, Spalding, 01775 764555.

Santa special: Nene Valley Railway, Peterborough, 01780 784444.


No frills ceilidh: Beltonas and Slapdash, 7.30pm, St Mary’s Church Hall, Rose Lane, Pinchbeck, 01775 723026.

Christmas bingo: 7.30pm, Women’s Institute Hall, Park Road, Holbeach, 01775 712420.

Live music: Aiden Kent, the singing cabbie with Rat Pack hits, 9pm, The Vine Inn, Market Deeping.

Dick Whittington: 10.30am, 1.30pm, 6.30pm, Bourne Corn Exchange, 01476 406158.

Quiz: 7pm for 7.30pm, Gosberton Public Hall.

Clairvoyance: Stewart Bradley, 7.30pm, Ivo Day Centre, Albion Street, Spalding, 01775 724514.

South Lincs Strollers: Osbournby and Aunsby, park Osbournby (meal New Inn, Folkingham), meet 10.20am, 01529 497791.

Christmas lunch: serving 11.30am-1.30pm, Long Sutton Baptist Church, booking advisable, 01406 362746.

East Elloe Lions: Santa and sleigh, Co-op, Long Sutton.

Act II annual revue: over 18s, see above, 7pm, 9pm, Ayscoughfee Hall, Spalding, 01775 764555.

Treasure Island: Lamphouse Theatre, 7pm, Crowland Abbey, tickets Bridge Hardware Store or on the door.

The Best Christmas Present in the World: concert, narrators Michael Morpurgo and Virginia McKenna, music by The Voices at the Door, 7pm, St Botolph’s Church, Boston, book 01205 360002.


Beauty and the Beast: until December 31, various times, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 01775 764777.

Act II annual revue: over 18s, see above, 7pm, 9pm, Ayscoughfee Hall, Spalding, 01775 764555.

Festive music: St Peter’s Singers, 7.30pm, Priory Church, Deeping St James, PE6 8NP, 01778 343860.

Dick Whittington: 11am, 2pm, 6.30pm, Bourne Corn Exchange, 01476 406158.

Christmas tree festival: and Christmas fayre, 10am-3pm, Broad Street Methodist Church, Spalding.

Christmas coffee morning: 10am-11.30am, Bourne United Reformed Church Schoolroom.

Winter wonderland: festive concert by South Holland Singers, 7.30pm, St John’s Church, Hawthorn Bank, Spalding, 01775 760757.

Christmas celebration in words and music: 7.30pm, Bourne Abbey Church, Church Walk, Bourne, PE10 9UQ, 01778 425712.

Christmas fayre: noon-4pm, St Norbert’s Hall, St Thomas’s Road, Spalding.

Advent fayre: and tomorrow, 10am-4pm (carol service tomorrow), St Mary Magdalene Church, Fleet, 01406 424113.

Jon Fox: signing copies of The Lincolnshire Landscape, 11am-2pm, Bookmark, The Crescent, Spalding, 01775 769231.

Live music: The Glorious One Eyed Cats, 9pm, Palmers, Long Sutton, 01406 365554.

Live music: Clayton, 8pm, Donington RBL, 01775 821112.

Singing around the Christmas tree: Spalding town centre.

Christmas tree festival: 11am-3pm, Pinchbeck Baptist Church.

Christmas tree festival: until December 23, 10am-4pm, St Mary’s Church, Weston.

Children’s Christmas party: Our Dave’s Disco and Karaoke, 7pm, Elizabethan Centre, Whaplode Drove.

Cheeki Monkeys: baby and children’s market, noon-2.30pm, St Nicolas Hall, The Vista, Spalding.

Peter Pan: until December 30, various times, The Cresset, Peterborough, 01733 265705.

That 80s Rock Show: 8pm, Stamford Corn Exchange, 01780 766455.


Live music: Rick Roberts, 8pm, Donington RBL, 01775 821112.

Table top sale: 1.30pm-4.30pm, Weston Hills Village Hall, 01406 380126.

Christmas lights: and carols, 5pm, Holy Trinity Church, Gedney Hill.

Rainbow’s pet fest: 11am-4pm, Curlew Centre, Sutton Bridge, 01406 259167.

Christingle: 10.30am, St Mary’s Church, Pinchbeck.

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

Christmas fair: 1.30-4pm, St John’s Care Home, Hawthorn Bank, Spalding, 01775 710567.

Carols for all: Holbeach Primary Academy Choir, 3pm, Holbeach Methodist Church.

Peterborough Jazz: Emily Saunders Band, 8pm, Great Northern Hotel, Peterborough, 01733 571764.


Fibromyalgia support group: 1-4pm, Ship Albion, Albion Street, Spalding, 0844 887 2604.

Coffee and toast: 8.30am-12.30pm, Pinchbeck Baptist Church.


Tea with Santa: and tomorrow, Baytree Garden Centre, Weston.

Christmas memories: festive trip down memory lane, 2pm, Bourne Corn Exchange, 01476 406158.


Bingo: for Sneath’s Mill, 7pm, Long Sutton RBL.

Christmas flower arranging workshop: until Saturday, 9am, Flowers n Things, Red Lion Street, Spalding, book 01775 769306.