From the Woodhall Spa noticeboards, July 2016

Despite the disappointing weather, there are still plenty of events up on the boards for the weeks to come to complement the forties weekend. Here’s our selection, in date order:



July 2:

quilt1_106Tor-o-Moor Quilters are holding a show-and-tell at St. Peter’s Hall this Saturday from 3 to 5pm. Sales table, Fabric Trader, Book Seller, Tombola, Grand Quilt Draw. Entrance is £4 and the event is in aid of Home Start. Contact Doreen Hallet for tickets: 01526 352 087. Facebook Events


July 9  – 10

Thorpe_Camp_ johnHeather_106We’ll Meet Again: John and Heather  welcome visitors to Thorpe Camp in Tattershall Thorpe for their 1940s re-enactment weekend.

“Living history re-enactor groups from around the country will attend this annual event together with vintage military and civilian vehicles, but if you want to know more about forties clothing ask a re-enactor, they will be pleased to tell you about their time consuming hobby. Re-enactors take on the persona of an individual from the forties era, and create to the best of their ability, authenticity in uniform equipment and civilian dress, including accessories carried. The majority of re-enactors are asked to appear at veteran’s events, and have been seen on television, films and documentaries.”  Full details

July 13

Siren_voices_choir_106The Spa Singers invite you to the Proms in St Peter’s hall, at 7.30. Enjoy an evening of ballroom dancing and songs. Standard tickets are £5, under 18s and over-65s £3. For further information contact phone 01526 860673 or email


Advance notices:

August 21

Wurlitzer wizard and British Empire Medal holder Nicholas Martin will be the main attraction at an Afternoon of Music and Cream Teas at Coronation Hall, starting at 2pm. Tickets ar £8.50, available from the Book Fayre or call 01526 353225.


September 29

Photo courtesy Banbury Garden ClubThe Woodhall Spa Gardeners are off to Chatsworth! To join them, contact Sharon Witherall on 01526 353851. The coach leaves at 8 am and returns at 4 pm. The trip costs £25.


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