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Festival of Adut Learning
When:
Monday 17th June from 09:00 until 21:00
Tuesday 18th June from 09:00 until 21:00
Wednesday 19th June from 09:00 until 21:00
Thursday 20th June from 09:00 until 21:00
Friday 21st June from 09:00 until 21:00
Where: Boston College

As part of our celebration of Adult Learning, Boston College is offering a range of FREE courses for adults aged 19+. Whether you love to learn or want to try something new, there is bound to be a course for you!
2 hour sessions throughout the days and evenings Courses include: Make-up, Sports Massage, Psychology, Upcycled Fashion, Mental Heal...

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Charity 80's Karaoke Night
When: Friday 21st June 7:00pm - 12:00am
Where: The Fuddy Duck Unit 7 Enterprise Way, Boston PE21 7TW

Looking for a fun night of Karaoke.... Well look no further! Get dressed up in your 80's gear and head down to The Fuddy Duck for a sing or just a few drinks with friends and family. All money raised will go to 4Louis-baby loss charity. The money will be used to fund a Cuddle Blanket at Pilgrim Hospital. This piece of kit will give f...

Contact Sophie Stringer on 07519635056 - sstringer19@hotmail.co.uk






ARMED FORCES DAY
When: Saturday 22nd June 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: We'll Meet Again : WW2 Museum: Freiston

A brilliant opportunity to show support for men and women of our armed forces; not forgetting families and veterans. Museum and cafe will also be open, so pop along for a spectacular day.





Summer Fayre
When: Saturday 22nd June 10:00am - 3:00pm
Where: St Guthlac's Church, Fishtoft

Craft stalls, books, jigsaws, tombola, clothes, refreshments and more. All welcome.





The Party Stains
When: Saturday 22nd June 7:30pm - 11:00pm
Where: The Beonna, Benington

The Party Stains play the kind of music for the morning after the night before. Elements of Easy Listening, Bossa Nova and French & Italian music - plus some spicy Latin rhythms. Its going to be a great night!
To book please visit:https://the-beonna.arttickets.org.uk/





Boston's Got Talent 2024
When:
Thursday 27th June from 19:00 until 22:00
Friday 28th June from 19:00 until 22:00
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

Blackfriars amateur talent show is back to showcase individuals, groups and schools from the local area. We strongly believe that 'Boston’s Got Talent’ and want to help give all those talented locals a stage where they can shine - but don't worry if you don't want to be on the stage just come along and support those that do for ...

Contact Eliza Stone on 01205 363075 - eliza.stone@blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk






Boston Choral Society Sings
When: Thursday 27th June 7:30pm - 11:00pm
Where: The Beonna at All Saints, Main Road, Benington, Boston PE22 0BT

It's the 70th anniversary season finale! Some of your favourite music.
Tickets £10 on the door, or in advance from www.bostonchoral.com





Boston Bowl Bike Night
When:
Friday 28th June from 17:30 until 21:00
Friday 12th July from 17:30 until 21:00
Friday 26th July from 17:30 until 21:00
Friday 16th August from 17:30 until 21:00
Friday 30th August from 17:30 until 21:00
Friday 13th September from 17:30 until 21:00
Friday 27th September from 17:30 until 21:00
Where: Boston Bowl Car Park, Rochford Tower Lane

A fun evening with like-minded enthusiasts.





Monthly Cash Bingo
When:
Friday 28th June from 18:15 until 21:00
Friday 26th July from 18:15 until 21:00
Friday 30th August from 18:15 until 21:00
Friday 27th September from 18:15 until 21:00
Friday 25th October from 18:15 until 21:00
Friday 29th November from 18:15 until 21:00
Friday 27th December from 18:15 until 21:00
Where: Sibsey Village Hall

£8 for all your bingo - 10 page main event book and £100 jackpot snowball flyer. Last man standing prize bingo game £1 per ticket and a raffle as well! The licensed bar will be open, always a fun night! Over 18s only as it is cash prizes. All proceeds go to the village hall charity fund towards the upkeep and improvement of the facilities





One Night with Elvis
When: Saturday 29th June 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

Tony 'Memphis' King returns to Blackfriars with his Elvis Tribute show, including the Jive Amour Dancers. ** Ticket Prices are inclusive of the 50p per seat Refurbishment Levy





LOCAL HOPE CAR BOOT
When: Sunday 30th June 9:00am - 1:00pm
Where: Fishtoft Playing Fields, Fishtoft

£5 a pitch payable on entry to field. No traders.
Set up is at 9am. Public opening at 10am.
BBQ, refreshments, home made cakes.
Plenty of parking.
All proceeds to Local Hope.





Farmers Market
When:
Saturday 6th July from 09:00 until 12:00
Saturday 3rd August from 09:00 until 12:00
Saturday 7th September from 09:00 until 12:00
Saturday 5th October from 09:00 until 12:00
Saturday 2nd November from 09:00 until 12:00
Saturday 7th December from 09:00 until 12:00
Saturday 21st December from 09:00 until 12:00
Where: Sibsey Village Hall

Held on the first Saturday of every month. A wide range of stalls including fresh fruit and veg, local meat, fresh Grimsby fish, bread, cakes and more. Hot and cold refreshments, breakfast baps or fresh waffles available to eat in the pop up cafe. Free entry. Keep up to date on Facebook or Instagram; Search for Sibsey Farmers Market





"The Salt of the Earth" words and music by The Greenwood Quire
When: Saturday 6th July 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Where: St Guthlac's Church, Fishtoft

See the group perform choral items popular in the 18th and 19th Centuries along with old stories from the agricultural community. Tickets £5 including refreshments.





Legally Blonde JR - The Musical
When: Friday 12th July 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

Based on the award-winning Broadway musical and the smash hit motion picture, Legally Blonde JR. is a fabulously fun journey of self-empowerment and expanding horizons. The show's instantly recognizable songs are filled with humor, wit and sass – leaving cast members and audiences alike seeing pink!

Contact Eliza Stone on 01205 363075 - eliza.stone@blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk






Grand Motorbilia Day
When: Sunday 14th July 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Stickney Car Boot Venue, Main Road, Stickney, Nr Boston, PE22 8AG

A great day out for the whole family wth all sorts of vehicles to see including vintage, modified, retro vehicles and a lot more besides.
There will slso be family attractions, trade stands, club stands and auto jumble.
For mor information please visitwww.mablethorpedmc.co.uk
Tickets are £5 for adults, children are free.





Heckington Farmers and Artisan Market
When:
Saturday 20th July from 09:00 until 12:00
Saturday 24th August from 09:00 until 12:00
Saturday 21st September from 09:00 until 12:00
Saturday 19th October from 09:00 until 12:00
Where: Heckington Pavillion - NG34 9RX

Shop local with local supploers of fresh produce and handcrafted items. Free entry and plenty of parking available.





Community Summer Fair
When: Saturday 20th July 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: The Biz, Enterprise Way, Boston, PE21 7TW

Community Summer Fair to raise money for 4Louis, a baby loss charity. All profits will be used locally. I’m hoping to fund a Cuddle Blanket at Pilgrim Hospital this year to give families the gift of precious time with their loved ones after they have passed. Lots of fun activities and games to get involved in, plenty of food and drink and lots of nice items to buy!

Contact Sophie Stringer on 07519 635056 - sstringer19@hotmail.co.uk






John Marshalls Burger & Quiz Night
When: Saturday 20th July 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Where: Swineshead Village Hall

John Marshall is returning to Swineshead Village Hall for another Quiz Night, full of frivolity and brain teasers. 7pm for 7:30 start.
You can enjoy a beefburger or hot dog (pre-booking required) Plus there will be a bar.
To book your team place email events@swinesheadvillagehall.co.uk

Contact Mark Capps on 07766 861492 - events@swinesheadvillagehall.co.uk






The Castile Ceilidh Band
When: Friday 26th July 7:30pm - 11:00pm
Where: The beonna, Benington

After their fabulously successful performance at the beginning of the year - the Castile Ceilidh Band are back for another evening full of dance (with a caller ofcourse), in the beautiful venue.
Tickets for this event are £12 pp and it's anticipate they will sell out fast - so get yours now! Age 16 yrs and above . the-beonna.arttickets.org.uk





The 32nd Boston Classic Car Club's Annual Show.
When: Sunday 11th August 10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: Orchard Park Field, Hubberts Bridge, PE20 3QU

Last year they had over 500 classic cars, commercials, motorcycles, scooters and more. Trade stands, autojumble, charities, food and a bar.
Sarah Crabtree (ex Bangers & Cash) and Fuzz Townshend (CAR SOS) will be there. Live Music from The Dream Belles.
More details for entries and trade stand applications on Facebook or the website: bost...





Breast Cancer Now Cream Tea
When: Sunday 11th August 2:00pm - 4:30pm
Where: Carrington Village Hall

A fundraising cream tea with tombola, raffle, auction and entertainment.
Raising funds for the charity "Breast Cancer Now".

Contact Karen Ashworth on 07884328827 - karenaashworth@hotmail.co.uk






Swinfest Music Festival
When: Tuesday 20th August 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: Swineshead

A great family afternoon with music and more. Tickets are £5 in advance from the village shop, Antoinettes vintage shop, Donington or call Suzanne on 07799 888763 or pay £6 on the day.





The Beonna Gin and Jazz Experience
When: Saturday 31st August 6:30pm - 11:00pm
Where: The beonna, Benington

Come and enjoy some delicious gins from the brilliant Skegness Distillery whilst listening and dancing to some amazing live jazz from two fantastic bands - Love Lounge and Joanne Shields and the Little Big Band. It’ll be an evening to remember!
Doors open at 6.30pm – so go along early and find out more about gin making – with a few taste...





The Elixir of Love
When: Saturday 31st August 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

In rural England, early 1940s, land girl Adina is pursued by two would-be suitors: the simple-minded Home Guard volunteer Nemorino and the cocky Sergeant Belcore. When the spiv "doctor" Dulcamara visits the village with his miracle cures, Nemorino asks if he has an "Elixir of Love". Ever the salesman, Dulcamara repurposes a bottle of cheap wine to ...

Contact Eliza Stone on 01205 363075 - eliza.stone@blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk






Is it me or is it hot in here?
When: Friday 6th September 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

Zeph Churchill is retired from the NHS and with wit as sharp as a needle is on a mission to improve the lives of menopausal women to spare them having to linger in the frozen pea section to relieve a hot flush.
18+ Only

Contact Eliza Stone on 01205 363075 - eliza.stone@blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk






Killer Rhapsody - A Night of Queen
When: Saturday 7th September 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre

For over a decade A NIGHT OF QUEEN has established itself as one of the world’s most authentic tribute bands to QUEEN & Freddie Mercury. An enigmatic and dynamic spectacular royal evening of classics with a show running for over 2 hours. Tickets: £20





Blackfriars Comedy Night September 2024
When: Friday 13th September 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

Go along for a another cracking Comedy Night. Featuring: JOHN MANN. NICK CLARKE, ANT DEWSON and MIKE GUNN

Contact Eliza Stone on 01205 363075 - eliza.stone@blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk






Ghazal Lounge UK
When: Saturday 14th September 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

Following on from 3 SELL OUT concerts in London, Ghazal Lounge UK present their very first concert in Lincolnshire… They will be performing and celebrating the popular Ghazals and Nazms of Mehdi Hassan, Jagjit Singh, Ghulam Ali, Pankaj Udhas, Farida Khannum as well as Qawalli’s by the one and only Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. Come and join the Ghazal Lounge !

Contact Eliza Stone on 01205 363108 - eliza.stone@blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk






Mamma Mia Tribute Night
When: Friday 20th September 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Where: The beonna, Benington

Go along and have a great night here in Benington! Age 12+ only.
Its £12pp to book go to https://the-beonna.arttickets.org.uk





The Merry Wives of Winsor - The Pantaloons
When: Friday 27th September 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
"Wives may be merry, and yet honest too!"

Expect silly slapstick, abundant anachronisms and memorable music nestled amongst Shakespeare’s poignant poetry as the critically-acclaimed Pantaloons put their own innovative and interactive spin on this classic comedy.

Contact Eliza Stone on 01205 363108 - eliza.stone@blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk






The Story Behind The Music Of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons
When: Saturday 28th September 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Where: The Gliderdrome

Plus DJ's Martin Topley and Kevin Johnson Early Bird Tickets up to 1st June £15. £20 thereafter. Profits split between Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance and Boston Fire Station. To book, contact Mick Small on 07771 902358





Honey & The Bear
When: Sunday 29th September 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

Honey & the Bear were a tour de force on the UK Folk Festival circuit in 2023. The British folk and roots duo combine delicately interweaving vocal harmonies with emotive and evocative song writing. With a diverse range of sounds and textures, and rhythms that flow from the fast and furious to gentle ballads, their live performances are spirited and dynamic.

Contact Eliza Stone on 01205 363108 - eliza.stone@blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk






We Three Kings of Rock and Roll 2024
When: Friday 4th October 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

A two-hour uplifting show to celebrate the music of three icons of Rock n Roll - Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly, & Elvis Presley. Three West End Artists celebrating the music of Three Kings of Rock n Roll! Will Rock n Roll in Boston ever Die? That’ll be the Day! Suits all ages Starts 7.30pm Finishes 10pm

Contact Eliza Stone on 01205 363108 - eliza.stone@blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk






Bye Bye Baby - 2024
When: Saturday 23rd November 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Where: Blackfriars Arts Centre and Theatre

Enjoy a night to remember with incredible four part harmonies, roof raising falsetto and energetic and stylish choreography, all backed by their excellent 4-piece band. Includes over 30 of Valli’s greatest hits including Sherry, December ’63 (Oh What A Night), Grease, Can’t Take My Eyes Off You, Beggin’, Working My Way Back To You, and many more!

Contact Eliza Stone on 01205 363108 - eliza.stone@blackfriarsartscentre.co.uk








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