From the Woodhall Spa noticeboards, January 2017

Here’s our first selection of events for this year:

 

 

 

January 17

Music for Woodhall’s guest performer this month will be organist Matthew Bason. He will be on stage at St Peter’s Church Hall, Woodhall Spa, 7.30pm. Contact Philip Groves 01526 353225. Website.


March 7th

Why not try beekeeping? Sign up for 10-week Beginners’ Course at Horncastle Football Club, at 7.30pm. The course ends on May 7th. Contact Mike Beecham. 01507 523107 or mikebeecham@btinternet.com

 

March 9th

Rhubarb, rhubarb! The Woodhall Spa and District Gardening Association is offering a trip to Oldroyd’s Wakefield rhubarb forcing sheds leaving at 08.30. On the way home there’s a visit the nearby National Coal mining Museum, and the coach will leave there at 4.30pm. The trip costs £25 per person. Call Janice Fletcher 01526 269204.

“Owner and self-declared ‘High Priestess of Rhubarb’, Janet Oldroyd Hulme will take you on a journey tracing the interesting history of rhubarb, starting from 2700BC right up to the present day. Learn how the pink vegetable became vital in medicine and discover how the forcing process was developed resulting in the delicious taste we love today.”

Website

March 21st.

Cottage Museum: There’s an Antiques Valuation Day here from 10 am. to 1 pm. Craig Bewick of Golding, Young and Mawer will be happy to value your antiques for £1 each, so get that stuff out from your attic! Profile

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