The Dambusters outdoor screening

The Petwood Hotel and the Kinema in the woods are proud to present an outdoor screening of Michael Anderson’s wartime epic ‘The Dam Busters’ starring Richard Todd and Michael Redgrave. Friday 17th May 2019 is the day for your diary and the show begins at 9.00pm in the grounds of the Petwood Hotel. Tickets are only available directly from the Kinema in Woods. Book online here

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Rutter meets Gilbert and Sullivan in Horncastle

On the programme for the next Horncastle and District Choral Society concert – “Anthems through the ages” and “Gilbert and Sullivan Galore”. Join us at St Mary’s Church, May 18, at 7.30 pm. Admission is £7. The choir is conducted by Caroline Boden and accompanied by Chris Hinkins. Full details:         Continue reading

From the Woodhall Spa Noticeboards May 2019

Spring is well and truly sprung so here’s another selection of things to do in and around Woodhall Spa. Plenty to choose from this month  – a car boot sale, a public lecture and some organ music!




May 6

The Woodhall Spa Town Bowls club is hosting a Car Boot Sale, starting at 8.30. Entrance fees are £6 on the day or £5 if you book in advance. Call 01526 352185 for booking and details.          Continue reading

Woodhall Spa Beer Festival 2019

Join us on the 25th and 26th May for the annual Woodhall Spa Cricket Club Beer Fest! We have a gin bar, real ales and hand crafted lager, not to mention live music, delicious food and cricket! Saturday and Sunday at Jubilee Park from 12pm till late! Free entry and everyone welcome!

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Woodhall Spa 40s festival 2019

Only weeks away now for that weekend when Woodhall Spa once again rolls out the time machine with the dial set to the1940s. This year the festival is scheduled for the third weekend in 13th-14th July 2019, so if you enjoy flypasts, parades, period costumes, big band music and the like, all to be found in one of the most attractive villages in Lincolnshire, then you know where to be that weekend.

Meantime, if you want to keep abreast of the plans, your best bet is to follow the festival on Facebook and do keep an eye on the official website too. Continue reading

A recipe from Helsinki

One of the benefits of blogging is that you discover the work of other bloggers. One such is Asli, who calls her blog “My Dear Kitchen In Helsinki”. She describes herself as “a designer based in Helsinki, who turned into a food blogger / eating designer / baker and finally found the meaning of life by cooking, baking and eating together.” Asli follows this blog, so I get loads of recipes – let me share her latest vegan creation with you – Upside Down Pineapple Cake

What I like about Asli’s blog is that as well as some interesting recipes, she tells stories about her life.  Like this incident:
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See how they run……. in Horncastle!

Book now for the latest Horncastle Theatre Company Comedy, “See How they Run”. The play runs nightly from April 10 to 13, at the Red Lion Theatre, and tickets are £7 (£6 concessions), available from The Horncastle Music Shop (01507 5265660) or online here. The curtain goes up at 7pm for all performances.

Fast-paced, hysterically funny and very silly, this classic comedy by a master of British farce has it all.


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