Only weeks away now for that weekend when Woodhall Spa once again rolls out the time machine and sets the dial to the1940s. This year the festival is scheduled for the third weekend in July – 15 / 16th, 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.
As part of the Horncastle Arts and Music festival, this concert offers you a varied programme including Schubert’s Mass in G, Elgar’s “From the Bavarian Highlands” and a selection of Victorian Music. It’s at St. Mary’s Church, Horncastle, starting 7.30pm on Saturday May 13th. There will be a retiring collection in aid of the Air Ambulance.
Our early spring selection of things to do in and around Woodhall Spa:
Returning to Woodhall Spa this month is international concert organist Nicholas Martin. He will be on stage at St Peter’s Church Hall, Woodhall Spa, 7.30pm. Contact Philip Groves, Music for Woodhall, 01526 353225. Website.
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.
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Our last selection of things to do for this year:
Come 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
Here are two more forthcoming events:
The Lincolnshire Philharmonia Orchestra presents a concert at Whittle Hall, on its home base at RAF Cranwell, on Saturday 23rd January 2016 at 7.30pm. The programme:
Wagner: Die Meistersingers Overture / Hummel – Trumpet Concerto / Tchaikovsky – Manfred Symphony
Tickets cost £7.50 for adults and £4 for accompanied under-16s. Contact Jason Rose 07402 181408 or book online here.
Beekeeping For Beginners: 10 sessions, starting on March 8th at the Horncastle Football Club, The Wong, Horncastle, Lincolnshire, LN9 6EB. Contact Mike Beecham for details mikebeecham@BTinternet.com