A traditional Village Show which showcases the hard work of local residents of the Orton’s and Alwalton in exhibiting their home-grown fruit, vegetables, and flowers. Plus exhibiting in Handicrafts, Homecraft, and Photos. Children also enjoy entering in the Show especially the very popular Paper Plane competition.
Village Hall Glebe Avenue, Orton Waterville, Peterborough
12 acres of gardens and woodland on a slope, terraced and redesigned 2010. Italianate spring fed ponds and stream gardens. Potager with greenhouse and exotic borders. Willow arbour and woodland garden. Peony and prunus walk. Rose and cottage gardens, ’Hot’ double border, stumpery. Orchard in walled gardens.
Popular friendly fair held in pretty village not far from the A1. Up to 14 dealers will offer a wide range of books and ephemera covering a variety of subjects. Also some postcards.
Delicious home made refreshments. Free parking. Admission: adults £1 (children under 15 free). Contact Chris Missing 01245 361609
A return of our popular Art Sale featuring all original work by the many talented artists in Crowland and the surrounding area. Part of the proceeds from the sale go to keeping the library open and the building available for community use.
Summer Fun at the Great Fen!
Two weeks of family-friendly drop in activities with a wildlife theme. There’ll be mini beasts, pond dipping, crafts, art, indoor and outdoor games all in a beautiful nature reserve. Bring a picnic and make a day of it!
An afternoon of fun for children and adults.
Make an ice cream sundae; we provide the toppings and sauces and you provide the creativity,
Enjoy tea and cakes whilst listening to music in the church performed by local musicians.
Treaure Hunt for children, book stall for adults
In 2017, Mick Miller was offered the chance of a lifetime to perform at a major showroom in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas. The offer came from ITV and meant that he would be part of a team of established “older” artistes that had never worked in Las Vegas.
A fabulous evening of burlesque and cabaret performed by Phoenix Flayme’s very own Phoenix Belles Burlesque Troupe from Stamford and Oakham. Hosted by the Veritably Voluptuous, Madame Violet VaVoom, who will have your sides splitting, and your face aching.
A Must-See Concert Tribute to the World’s Greatest Instrumental Group
The Bootleg Shadows bring their outstanding Tribute back to the Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre, by popular demand, for a night of foot tapping classics, celebrating the music of The Shadows & Cliff Richard, with plenty of humour to make it a
Stamford Flower Club invite you to enjoy flower arranging demonstrator Judy Walker creating at least 5 floral arrangements on the theme ’Inspiration or Imagination’. She will also be sharing tips and anecdotes. Large Screen video to enhance detail. Arrangements raffled. Refreshments available .
Enjoy a walk around Barnwell Country Park and afterwards join us for an informal chat and activities in the café. Make new friends at this safe and supportive activity. Refreshments are available to purchase from the café.
For parents and age 2-4 year old tots exploring nature through the seasons. Take an Education Ranger led themed walk followed by a craft activity. Sessions are held once a month at the park during term time.
A pop up nearly new sale for babies and children (0-6)
Buy top quality preloved baby and kids goods at our award winning pop-up market. Over 25 sellers under one roof giving you a huge choice and the best bargains.
An unusual town garden divided into different rooms in the oriental style with a large number of bonsai both large and small. In a different area surrounding a pond with koi carp, unusual trees , bonsai gardens and plants can be found.
Pop a pearl - choose an oyster have it opended and see the pearl or pearls inside, you keep the pearls to take home, what colour will you discover
Displays and facts on Pearls and Gemstones
Find Gems in our Gold panning activity
Meet Crystal the Fossil hunting Beagle
Demonstation on how Crystal hunts for fossils
History and training of Crystal the fossil hunting Beagle
Dog Show- bring all your dogs down to enjoy the day, plenty of water and treats available
Meet Palaeontologist and finder of Indie the Iguanodon, Jamie Jordan
Fossil preparation workshops- learn the skills to prep fossils
workshops at 11am and 1pm
See the tools used both out in the field and in our preparation laboratories
Behind the scenes tours
We are holding an event in Bourne as we are a local NCS, National Citizen Service group who are raising awareness of LIVES. A charity who support and fun first responders that are often the first people on the scene of an accident after a 999 call.
Inspired by the characters and stories of local Northamptonshire author ’BB,’ our summer trail explores the woods, meadows and moats at Lyveden in search of a new adventure. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Get involved with hands-on activities for all ages including pond-dipping in the moats, counting butterflies in the long grass or graffiti hunting around the garden lodge. Activities vary from week to week, check out the website for more details. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.