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.
Nicholas Duke-Cox has undertaken extensive research over the past three years in preparation for a publication on the definitive history of the gardens at Petwood House, now the Petwood Hotel.
In a recent article written for The Kew Guild, Nicholas calls for primary evidence of landscape architect and naturalist William Goldring’s involvement at Petwood House, originally built for the furniture heiress, Grace Maple, then Baroness Eckhardstein, between 1905 and 1906.
Nicholas explains: “The fame of the gardens arose later c.1912 with the alterations and expansion to the original design, by Harold Peto. The literature knew of a first garden but not of its appearance. Thanks to the commissions of the Baroness to local professional photographer, John Wield, we have photographic evidence of the construction and maturation of that garden from 1906 to 1909.These images are unique. No one else ever had access to these gardens.”Continue reading →
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’ concertContinue reading →
Not long now! Here are three suggestions for time out at Easter in Woodhall Spa:
Kinema In The Woods: Live streaming of The Railway Children Stage Show
Monday 28 Mar 2016, 5pm to 7.15pm
The Olivier award-winning stage show of E. Nesbit’s THE RAILWAY CHILDREN steams into cinemas this Easter Monday. York Theatre Royal’s production of Mike Kenny and Damian Cruden’s imaginative stage adaptation, was filmed at the National Railway Museum in Yorkshire and is directed for the screen by International Emmy award-winning Ross MacGibbon. Kinema In The Woods Lincolnshire LN10 6QD Book your ticket nowContact details
A selection of things to do and places to go in or near Woodhall Spa this Autumn, as advertised in the traditional way:
Jubilee Park Halloween Ball, Petwood Hotel, October 31, 7pm for 7.30. Tickets are £50 each, including a 3-course dinner, 2 bottles of wine on your table, complementary bubbles on arrival and entertainment by ABBA Sensation and Coasty Disco
Charity Social Dance: In aid of the British Heart Foundation, Coronation Hall, 7.30pm. Entry £4. Ballroom, Latin, Sequence and Line dancing. For details call 02526 388675