Season’s Greetings 2016

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Horncastle Christmas Concert

Horncastle and District Choral Society presents excerpts from J.S. Bach’s Christmas Oratorio and a selection of carols at St Mary’s Church, Horncastle at 7.30pm on Saturday December 10th. Admission is £7 to include refreshments, and tickets are available on the door or from choir members.

The choir is conducted by Caroline Chadderton and accompanied by Chris Hinkins. Soloists: Gail Hinkins, Gerald Moreton. Len Sutton, Isobel Wilson and Paul Wright.

Programme notes: Continue reading

From the Woodhall Spa noticeboards Year-end 2016

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

 

 

 

November 26

Photo courtsey Rotary Club of HorncastleCome along to the Rotary Club of Horncastle’s Senior Citizens’ Concert. It’s at Banovallum School in Boston Road from 2 to 4pm, and attractions include the Horncastle Ukelele Band, Horncastle Community Choir and the Julie Deane dancers. Entrance is free and fun is guaranteed. Contact Mike on 01526 569870 or 07789 647 792. Last years’ concert Continue reading

3,000 knitted stars in Boston Lincolnshire

If you don’t believe this, you can see them  for yourself in St Botolph’s Church (aka the Stump) until January. 3,000 Christmas tree stars and a nativity scene knitted by people across Lincolnshire, all dedicated to family, friends, memories and even pets.

Called Christmas Knitivity, this imaginative project was organised by  BBC Radio Lincolnshire in partnership with St Botolph’s Church. Local radio staffers and Boston parishioners got together with Oldrids store to decorate more than 30 trees with these unusual stars. Continue reading

Christmas Joy in Horncastle

Choral_society_171115_150The Horncastle and District Choral Society presents “Christmas Joy!” – excerpts from Handel’s Messiah and a selection of Carols, on Saturday December 12th at St Mary’s Church, Horncastle. The concert begins at 7.30 pm and admission is £7, to include refreshments. You can buy tickets at the door or from choir members. Continue reading

From the Woodhall Spa notice boards, Christmas 2015

Only three weeks to go, so here’s a selection of festive events this month to put on your calendar, as advertised in the traditional way: Continue reading