Here are some things to do in the next few weeks. Weather permitting!
Come along to the Woodhall and District Gardeners’ Association annual Flower and Produce Show. It starts at 2pm, and the presentation of cups and prizes is scheduled for 3.45pm. Entry is £1, children free. Refreshments too!
This year’s Woodhall Spa Country Show is only days away now, scheduled for Sunday the 21st of May. Come along any time between 9.30am and 5.00pm. You can find the showground along Green Lane opposite Canterbury Close (LN10 6QY), and a one way system will be operated on the day. All routes are signposted by AA signs.
“Our theme this year is to be ‘Traditional Rural Crafts’. The varied Lincolnshire environment lends its self to a wide range of crafts. The wolds have a tradition of hedge laying, there are dry stone walls in the Ancaster area and stone is a vernacular building material in the Stamford and Deeping areas. The fens and marsh have mud and stud used for cottages, some of which survive in entirety and many remnants are still there hidden away where people in the past have encased them in brick and tile as their living standards began to improve.”Continue reading →
The Wolds Words Festival is back again in October, celebrating the rich, diverse and unique culture of rural Lincolnshire. This year Horncastle features for the first time, joining the traditional venues in Louth, Spilsby and Alford.
In Horncastle the Community Cinema Club offers film screenings in the Stanhope Hall on 19th October and 23rd November. For the details visit their website or email email@example.com. The club is operated for the benefit of the community by a small dedicated team of volunteers who aim to show a wide range of films. Tickets are available from The Horncastle Music Shop or on the door.
This year’s Woodhall Spa Country Show is scheduled for Sunday the 22nd of May 2016. It’s shaping up to be the best yet, so come along any time between 9.30am and 5.00pm. You can find the showground along Green Lane opposite Canterbury Close (LN10 6QY), and a one way system will be operated on the day. All routes are signposted by AA signs.
“Throw a pot on a wheel; drive – no it must be sail – a radio controlled boat; have a go on the traditional fairground rides; enjoy the music from local musicians and Ka Ku Shi Gai, the Japanese drummers; try the dancing with the Woodhall Dance Fusion.”Continue reading →
Rhubarb Theatre are coming to the Book Fayre to present interactive storytime fun based on the Roald Dahl classic, for children from 2 to 5 years old, on April 19th, from 2 to 3 pm. For a free place, call 0152 6354501 or call into the bookshop. Singing, dancing and crafting are on the menu, so be warned!
“Watch out for the hungry croc – he loves to guzzle up little boys and girls! Join Rhubarb Theatre for this classic Roald Dahl tale.This storytelling workshop is full of fun filled drama, music and art – just bring the juicy and yummy kids!”
Yesterday I spent an hour or so checking out the latest public notices. As research goes it was a very pleasant task, in the pre-spring sunshine, and I got the distinct impression that Woodhall Spa is waking up from the winter.
The Woodhall Spa and District Gardening Association is leading the way with three upcoming treats for the horticulturally inclined: