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What's on in and around Spalding and South Holland (November 7-13)


By Spalding Reporter


Thursday

BBC Children in Need: song for Lincolnshire, finals night of BBC Radio Lincolnshire’s annual song writing contest, aired live, 7pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 01775 764777.

Christmas shopping extravaganza: with vintage tea room, 2-6.30pm, Lutton Village Hall.

Joe Brown's 60 year anniversary tour comes to Spalding's South Holland Centre on Friday.
Joe Brown's 60 year anniversary tour comes to Spalding's South Holland Centre on Friday.

Bourne Footlights: present 84 Charing Cross Road, and tomorrow, 7.30pm, Bourne Corn Exchange.

Peterborough Festival of Poetry and Spoken Word: until November 30, various locations, www.syntaxpoetryfestival.wordpress.com

From The Jam: Setting Sons 40th anniversary concert with special guests The Vapors, 7.30pm, King’s Lynn Corn Exchange, 01553 764864.

There's a 1940s tea dance at Sutton St Edmund Village Hall on Sunday. Pictured is Andy Powers and Angela Savage at last year's event.
There's a 1940s tea dance at Sutton St Edmund Village Hall on Sunday. Pictured is Andy Powers and Angela Savage at last year's event.

Barbara Dickson: 7.30pm, Lincoln Drill Hall, 01522 873894.

Friday

Joe Brown: 60th anniversary tour, and tomorrow, 7.30pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 01775 764777.

Spalding Gentlemen’s Society: lecture ‘My days as a spy’, wing Commander Stephen Griffiths MBE MBA (ret’d), 7.30pm, Spalding Grammar School, www.sgsoc.org

Singer and actress Barbara Dickson performs at Lincoln Drill Hall tonight (Thursday) at 7.30pm.
Singer and actress Barbara Dickson performs at Lincoln Drill Hall tonight (Thursday) at 7.30pm.

Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers: Tribe 25, 7.30pm, Key Theatre, Peterborough, 01733 207239.

Festival of Remembrance: Peterborough Male Voice Choir, Peterborough Voices and Peterborough Youth Choir, 7.30pm, The Cresset, Peterborough, 01733 265705.

Skerryvore: folk, trad, rock, 7.30pm, Stamford Arts Centre, 01780 763203.

The Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers perform at the Key Theatre in Peterborough on Friday.
The Mugenkyo Taiko Drummers perform at the Key Theatre in Peterborough on Friday.

Mercury: Freddie Mercury tribute, 8pm, Stamford Corn Exchange, 01780 766455.

Saturday

Bonfire supper race night: Spalding and District Ladies Circle, 7.30pm, Weston Hills Village Hall, tickets www.facebook.com/spaldingladiescircleracenight

Sue Ryder Christmas fayre: craft stalls, bric-a-brac, 10am-3pm, Broad Street Methodist Church, Spalding, 01775 722817.

Live music: Mike Shelby, doors 7pm, Wyberton Sports and Social Club, 01205 353525.

Opal Charity Ball: 6.30pm, Springfields Events Centre, Spalding, sarah_opalball@outlook.com

Frampton Craft Fair: over 20 craft and gift stalls, children’s games, 10am-3pm, St Mary’s Church, Frampton, PE20 1AD.

Live music: Dave Cass, 8.30pm, Long Sutton RBL, 01406 362076.

Sunday

1940s tea dance: live music from Back Two, afternoon tea, memorabilia display, 1.30pm, Sutton St Edmund Village Hall, 07498 257757.

Bingo: 7pm, Long Sutton RBL, 01406 362076.

Armistice Day parades: Spalding - 10.15am, Market Place, marching to Ayscoughfee Gardens for 11am service;
Holbeach St Marks - 2.45pm war memorial, Holbeach Town Band playing; Gosberton – 10am Methodist Church, 10.50am for 11am at war memorial;
Quadring – 10am St Margaret’s Church; Gosberton Risegate – 2.55pm war memorial for 3pm silence; Whaplode Drove – 10.45am, St John the Baptist Church;
Dawsmere – 10am, Christ Church, 11am at war memorial; Holbeach – 1.55pm outside community centre, Fishpond Lane, marching off at 2.05pm to All Saints’ Churchyard.

Jazz Club: Gilad Atzmon Quartet, 7.30pm, Boizot Lounge, New Theatre, Peterborough, www.peterboroughjazzclub.co.uk

Monday

Christmas Gift Fair: Spalding Action Medical Research, over 50 stalls, 2-8pm, Springfields Events Centre.

Film: Hitsville, the making of Motown, 7.30pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 01775 764777.

Remembrance Day service: 10.50am, Gosberton War Memorial with minute’s silence at 11am.

Local History Society: 7.30pm, ‘Gosberton, a walk through the past’, Gosberton Church Hall, Westhorpe Road, PE11 4EW.

Tuesday

Christmas Gift Fair: Spalding Action Medical Research, over 50 stalls, 9am-4pm, Springfields Events Centre.

Mr Men and Little Miss: and tomorrow, New Theatre, Peterborough, 01733 852992.

Wednesday

The Complete History of America: (abridged), ACT II presents a fast-paced, hilarious, inaccurate and wholly disrespectful account of the history of our transatlantic cousins, 7.30pm, South Holland Centre, Spalding, 01775 764777.

William Mobberley exhibition: until Sunday, 10.30am-4pm, Ayscoughfee Hall Museum, Spalding, 01775 764555.

The information in this column is supplied to us. Please check event changes with the organisers by calling ahead where possible.

Have an event coming up? Let us know by emailing: spaldingleisure@iliffepublishing.co.uk or denise.vickers@iliffepublishing.co.uk, or call Denise on 01775 765400.


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