What’s on in the Skegness area this week

Here is a list of events coming up in the Skegness area in the week ahead from tomorrow (Wednesday, December 4).

A previous year's Santa Run.
A previous year's Santa Run.

TODAY

* Toddler Toy Workshop. Stories, activities, crafts, a snack, and the chance to make a cuddly toy to take home. Lincolnshire Wildlife Park, Friskney. 10am to 12pm. £12 per child.

* Annual Christmas opening at Gunby Hall on theme of ‘a wild Christmas’, with handmade flora and fauna. Gunby Hall. 11am to 4pm. £9.25 (£4.75 for children, or £2.50 for adult members and £1 for child members). Daily.

* Alford Arts and Crafts Group. Alford Corn Exchange. 1.30-3.30pm. £2.50. Painting classes with Fossey. Village Church Farm, Skegness. 11am-1pm.

THURSDAY

* Wildlife of the Antarctic, talk from Ken Richard. Spilsby Area Group of the Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust, Franklin Hall, Halton Road, Spilsby. 7.30pm. Donations welcome.

* Glyn’s Art For Life, Methodist Hall, Algitha Road, Skegness. 9-11.30am. Book on 01754 228477 or 07941 024285.

* Learn to dance – ballroom or sequence, Latin American, jive, rock ‘n’ roll – County Hotel, Skegness. Weekly modern sequence dance at the Pensioners Hall, Skegness, 7.30-10pm.

* Little Gems Dance Group, Lillibet’s and Imperial Rooms, Grosvenor Hotel, Skegness, 5–7pm.

FRIDAY

* Planet ABBA tribute act with disco. Midnight glass of Prosecco on arrival, sharing platters for table. Crown Hotel, Skegness. 7.30pm-midnight. £25.

* Spilsby Acoustic Night. Spilsby Theatre. 7.30-11pm. Free entry, but donations welcome.

* The Music Makers Handbells Ringers presents Christmas Bells! Alford Corn Exchange. 7.30-9pm (6.45pm). Free entry.

* Palms Tai Chi Club, at Trusthorpe Village Hall, Fridays 10.30am to noon, £4.

* Bingo, Burgh Windmill Granary, 7pm.

* Keep fit class for over 50s, Burgh WI Hall, 11am to noon. 50p per crown.

SATURDAY

* Christmas variety show. Crown Hotel, Skegness. 7.30pm (doors 7pm). £5

* Singer/songwriter Minnie Birch plus Siren, Spilsby Theatre, 8-11pm (doors open at 7.30pm). Free entry – donations in the hat.

* Family Christmas Craft Day. Seascape Cafe, North Sea Observatory, Chapel Point, Chapel St Leonards. 10am to 3pm. Information – 01754 873840

* Christmas fair. Burgh le Marsh Village Hall. 2pm

SUNDAY

* The Rotary Club of Skegness presents the Skegness Santa Fun Run. RNLI Skegness Lifeboat Station, Tower Esplande, Skegness. 10.30am.

* Family Christmas Craft Day. Seascape Cafe, North Sea Observatory, Chapel Point, Chapel St Leonards. 10am to 3pm. Information –01754 873840

MONDAY

* Palms Tai Chi Club, County Hotel, Skegness, 10-11.30am. £4.

* Learn to line dance, Burgh Methodist Church. Beginners’ class from 1.30-2.30pm, and an improvers’ class from 2.30-3.30pm. Enquiries to 01754 811505.

* First Step To Fitness, Spilsby Pavilion, Ancaster Avenue. 9am. £5. Contact Lisa at Lincolnshire Fitness on 07749 842092 for details.

* Active Ageing, Spilsby Pavilion, Ancaster Avenue. 10.15am. £5.

TUESDAY

* The Mark’s Tuesday Walks group. Meeting at the tea rooms, Burgh le Marsh. 10-11am, with tea and coffee afterwards.

* Throwing on the Potters Wheel. Alford Craft Market. 10.30am. £35. Book online, in person at the Alford Craft Market Shop, or by phone on 01507 463341 (daytime only).

* Burgh parish quiz. WI Hall. 7.30pm. Teams of four allowed. £4 per team. To book, call 810194 before Sunday.

* Weekly Sewing, Knitting and Crochet group. Alford Craft Market. 10.30am to 1.30pm. £2 (includes refreshments).

* Weekly bingo. Alford Corn Exchange. 6.30pm for a 7pm start. £1 per book of eight games, £1 per flyer game.

* Skegness Running Club beginners, New Life Centre, Spilsby, 6.30pm.

* Zumba Fitness with Michelle, Lillibet’s & Imperial Rooms, Grosvenor Hotel, Skegness, 7-8pm.

* Tone-Fit, Burgh le Marsh WI Hall, Orby Road, 10.30am. Enquiries to Jan Hutson on 07833 331149.

* First Step to Fitness, Burgh le Marsh WI Hall, 6pm. £5. Stretch and Release, Burgh le Marsh WI Hall. 7.30pm. £5.

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