Community Diary

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THIS MONTH:
OCTOBER
"CYCLING WATCHDOGS" FOR THE SPALDING AREA
Are you a cyclist, or someone who would love to cycle if you felt safer and more welcome on Spalding's roads?
 Would you be willing to spot problems and opportunities for improving conditions for cyclists in your locality?
 If the answer to both these questions is "yes" then David Jones, Chairman of Pedals - Spalding's Cycle Action Group - is keen to hear from you.

If you would like to join the team of cycling watchdogs, contact David Jones on 01775 766145 or by email at davidjones2da@hotmail.com
FRIDAY 31st OCTOBER
Halloween Party

7.30pm - 11pm
Music, Dancing, Fancy Dress and Carved Pumpkin Competition.
The Ivo Centre, 67A Albion Street, Spalding, PE12 2UA
Tickets available from the Chappel Center or caontact carol.vasey@tess-cic.org.uk
For more information contact 01775 766724
South Holland History Group

7.30 pm
St John's Church Lounge, Hwathorn Bank
£2
Gordan Boswell will present a slide show on 'A TRIP TO APPLESBY'
For more information contact 01775 722465

FRIDAY 31st OCTOBER
Queensgate Shopping Centre and Spalding Firework Display
Gates open at 4.30pm and Fireworks Start at 7.30pm
Spalding Rugby Club, St Thomas's Road, Spalding,

Free Admission - Collect your ticket from Hills Department Store




Ayscoughfee Hall Museum is open from 10.30am to 4pm, Wednesday to Sunday, and Bank Holidays.
Ayscoughfee Gardens are open each day (Monday to Saturday from 8am and Sunday from 10am), and close each day at dusk, and are closed on Christmas Day. Facilities include: Childrens Play area, hard surface tennis courts, a bowling green and putting green. Tickets for these are available from the Pavillion.
Ayscoughfee Cafe is open from 10am to 5pm every day between April and September, and from 10am to 3.30pm every day between October and March.

OCTOBER:
WEDNESDAY 1st - FRIDAY 31st OCTOBER
Emma Van Spyk
Free Exhibition in Geest Gallery. Museum opening times.
THURSDAY 30th OCTOBER
Salt Dough Craft Activity

11am - 1pm & 1.30pm - 3.30pm, Free


NOVEMBER:
SUNDAY 2nd NOVEMBER
Fairytale Wedding festival

Ayscoughfee is licensed for civil ceremonies.
THURSDAY 13th - SATURDAY 15th NOVEMBER
Act II Theatre Company's Production - This Septic Isle

Ticket prices TBC
SATURDAY 29th - SUNDAY 30th NOVEMBER
Victorian Winter Fair

For more information abtout events at Ayscoughfee Hall and Gardens call 01775 764555 or email museum@sholland.gov.uk


SOUTH HOLLAND CENTRE

LIVE PROGRAMMES
FRIDAY 31st OCTOBER
Funhouse Comedy Club

8.30pm
Join us for a night of hilarious entertainment courtesy of another trio of top-notch comedians
SATURDAY 1st NOVEMBER
Hugless Douglas

11am and 2pm
A popular story of a lovable brown bear that goes in search of the perfect hug.
WEDNESDAY 5th NOVEMBER
Barbed Wire For Kisses

7.30pm
With the passing of the last survivors, the events of the Great War are slipping beyond human memory.
FRIDAY 7th NOVEMBER
KineSonic

1.30pm and 7pm
Vagabond's Hat uses a quirky mix of high skill circus, slapstick comedy and innovative music making, to weave together the uplifting steampunk fairytale that is Kinesonic.
CINEMA
SATURDAY 8th NOVEMBER
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Our heroes Raphael, Donatello, Leonardo and Michaelangelo rise from the sewers to save New York City from the Evil Shredder. (12A)
TUESDAY 11th NOVEMBER
Gone Girl

Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike star in this thrilling film about the dissapearance of a Nick Dunne wife on their wedding anniversary.  (18)
FRIDAY 14th NOVEMBER
The Cross

Doors open 7.15pm for 7.30pm start
Come and watch the UK premiere of Billy Graham's powerful film
For more information about any cinema listing or live event call the box office on 01775 764777




NOVEMBER:
SATURDAY 8th NOVEMBER
Kidney Research Charity Ball

For more information please contact: Hannah on 07841 420879 or Richard on 07943 817860

SUNDAY 9th NOVEMBER
Toy Collectors Fair

10:00am to 3:00pm
Entrance fee - £2.50 adults, £2 concessions, first child £1.50
More information call 01522 523281
MONDAY 10th - TUESDAY 11th NOVEMBER
Action Medical Research Christmas Gift Fair

Action Medical Research are back for their 11th year with their Christmas Gift Fair Unusual and exclusive gifts and much more. Doors open - Monday 2:00pm to 9:00pm; Tuesday 9:30am to 4:30pm Entrance fee - £2 adults, children under 16 free.                                         ( Free entry with a Springfields VIP card) More information call Mrs Keeling 01775 722017
For more information about events at Springfields Events Centre, call 01775 724843


NEXT MONTH
NOVEMBER:

Movember Challenge (MEN ONLY!!!!!!!)
Movember Challenge is a yearly event that many men get invloved with. You're not allowed to shave your moustache for the whole of November and it's to raise money for prostate and testicular cancer.
To donate text MOMO51 £x to 70070
Or go to www.justgiving.com/movember2014
You can view/like the Facebook page, photos and more information at www.facebook.com/2014movember

SATURDAY 1st - SUNDAY 2nd NOVEMBER
Craft Fair

10am - 4pm
Long Sutton Barns, Vicarage Lane, Long Sutton.

SATURDAY 1st NOVEMBER
Anglia Motel Charity Firework Display

5pm
Adults: £6
Children: £4
This display will take place at the Anglia Motel and the fireworks and entertainment will start at 6pm
For more information contact 01406 422766

SATURDAY 1st NOVEMBER
Festival of Light

4pm - 6pm
Suitable for children in year 6 and below to raise money for Operation Christmas Child
Tickets cost £2

SUNDAY 2nd NOVEMBER
6.30pm
Service of Remembrance and Hope
St Marys and St Nicholas Parish Church

MONDAY 3rd NOVEMBER
Donington Fireworks Night

Doors open 6pm and Fireworks start after 7pm
£4 per andult and accompanied children are free
Donington Community Centre

THURSDAY 6th NOVEMBER 
Talk

7.30 pm
Reading Rooms, Church Street, Holbeach
A talk on the Home Front in Lincolnshire during the First World War By Dr Katherine Storr All welcome Members £3 Visitors £4 Refreshments Available
More information call 01406 701925
U3A Monthly Meeting
1.30pm
Surfleet Village Hall, Surfleet
More information call 01775 76504

FRIDAY 7th NOVEMBER
Swineshead Silver Band Concert

Tickets cost £5 and includers refreshments
Moulton Chapel Methodist Church
For more information contact 01406 381257

SATURDAY 8th NOVEMBER
Two One Act Comedies

7pm
S.A.D.O.S. presents Two One Act Comedies. Tickets cost £6 and include light refreshments.
Broad Street Methodist Church, Spalding
For more information contact 01775 640381

MONDAY 10th - TUESDAY 11th NOVEMBER
Action Medical Research Christmas Gift Fair

Springfields Event Centre
Action Medical Research are back for their 11th year with their Christmas Gift Fair Unusual and exclusive gifts and much more. Doors open - Monday 2:00pm to 9:00pm; Tuesday 9:30am to 4:30pm Entrance fee - £2 adults, children under 16 free. ( Free entry with a Springfields VIP card) More information call Mrs Keeling 01775 722017

FRIDAY 14th NOVEMBER
Charity Ladies Night

10pm
Show starts at 10pm with Drag acts and topless waiters to raise money for local charity PHAB (People With A Disability)
Tickets cost £10
Regent Bingo Hall, Westlode Street, Spalding, PE11 2AE
For more information contact the club on 01775 723098

THURSDAY 20th NOVEMBER
South Holland Business Awards 2014

7pm - Midnight
Springfield’s Conference & Events Centre
Award Entry is Free,
Peterborough and Spalding Transport Forum
7pm - 8pm
Discussion on transport problems in Spalding
Free admission
South Holland District Council Offices
For more information contact Fiona Turner on 07789422023

SUNDAY 23rd NOVEMBER
Christmas Craft Fair

10-4pm
Moulton Windmill, High Street, Moulton
More information call 01406 373237

SUNDAY 23rd NOVEMBER - SATURDAY 29th NOVEMBER
MaNiFEST-a musical epiphany

St Mary and St Nicolas Church, Spalding
23rd November 6.30pm Joint Choirs Choral Evensong
24th November 12.30pm-Local School Musicians-lunches
25th November 7.30pm-Spalding Folk Club-£6-£15 with meal
26th November 12.30pm-Organ Lollipops-lunches
27th November 7.30pm-Kirton Brass Band-£6-£15 with meal
28th November 2.30pm Patrick Hawes talks about “ANGEL” -Tea
29th November 7.30pm Gala Concert with Lesley Garrett and Cantemus (SOLD OUT)
For more information contact 01775 722772

WEDNESDAY 26th NOVEMBER
Christmas Flower Demonstration

7.30pm
Christmas Flower Demonstration by Pat Ashley. Tickets £6 include light refreshments and a 'Lucky Ticket' for a chance to win a flower arrangement.
Broad Street Methdoist Church, Spalding
For more information contact 01406 381134

FRIDAY 28th NOVEMBER - WEDNESDAY 24th DECEMBER
Small and Mighty Sheep Trail

Spalding Town Centre
Have fun discovering shops and sheep in Spalding Town Centre! Pick up an entry form in any participating shop, find all the named sheep, fill out your form and drop it into the box at St Mary and St Nicolas Church, Spalding.
For more information contact 01775 722772

FRIDAY 28th - SUNDAY 30th NOVEMBER
Spalding's Christmas Lights Switch-on Weekend
SATURDAY 29th NOVEMBER
Christmas Tree Festival and Christmas Fayre
10am - 3pm
Broad Street Methodist Church
More information call 01775 769438

FORTHCOMING EVENTS
DECEMBER
:

THURSDAY 4TH DECEMBER
U3A Monthly Meeting

1.30pm
Surfleet Village Hall, Surfleet
More information call 01775 766504

SATURDAY 6th DECEMBER
Christmas Tree Festival and Christmas Fayre

10am - 3pm
Broad Street Methodist Church
More information call 01775 769438

Children's Christmas Crafts
10am - 12pm

Broad Street Methodist Church
More information call 01775 762201

SUNDAY 7th DECEMBER
Christingle service

3pm
Broad Street Methodist Church
More information call 01775 762201

SATURDAY 13th DECEMBER
Long Sutton Christmas Fine Food Fair

10am - 4pm
Market House, Long Sutton.
For more details please contact Kirsty on 07802427297
Corssing The Tracks

7.30pm
Pinchbeck Village Hall
Tickets £7

SUNDAY 21st DECEMBER
Thorpe Hall Appeal

The event will take place at The Manor in West Deeping. A fully furnished, heated marquee has been leant to us for the evening by one of our choir members, Suzy Grigson. There will be light refreshments, mince pies, a grand raffle, stalls and a bar.

Tickets cost £10 for adults and £6 for children
For more information contact Andrew Clingo on 01778 345857