103 The Eye Local Events Diary for
          the Vale of Belvoir and Melton Area

                         March 2019   


Home Page
Schedule
Presenters
Coverage Area
Get Involved
Local Events
In The Community
Useful Links
Contact Us

Thanks
News







LISTEN TO OUR LOCAL EVENTS DIARY BULLETINS ON AIR.

IF YOU HAVE A COMMUNITY OR CHARITY EVENT OR ACTIVITY TO PUBLICISE:

Call our office - 01664 565315

Email us...
studio@
103theeye.co.uk

Write to us...
103 The Eye
PO Box 103
Melton Mowbray
LE13 9AW

WE AIM TO MENTION YOUR EVENT ON AIR AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE  BUT THERE ARE LOTS OF EVENTS GOING ON AND OUR DIARY IS VERY POPULAR.

IF YOU WANT TO ENSURE MAXIMUM  PUBLICITY WE CAN PRODUCE A PROMO FOR YOU AND BROADCAST IT A SET NUMBER OF TIMES.

PHONE OUR OFFICE ON 01664 565315 FOR  DETAILS,  AND GIVE US AS MUCH NOTICE AS YOU CAN.

ALSO - IF YOU RUN A BUSINESS AND YOU'D LIKE TO SPONSOR A PROMO FOR YOUR FAVOURITE CHARITY WHICH WILL FEATURE YOUR BUSINESS NAME THEN GET IN TOUCH.

 

 


The World Day Of Prayer, formerly known as The Women's World Day Of Prayer takes place on Friday, 1 March. There's a service at St John's Catholic Church in Melton and also at Bingham Methodist Centre, both at 2 pm. This year's service has been written by the Christian women of Slovenia and the the theme is Come - Everything Is Ready. Everyone is welcome and refreshments will be served afterwards.
*****
As part of Fairtrade Fortnight, there's a chocolate tasting event at the Samworth Centre in Burton Street, Melton, on Friday, 1 March at 7.15 for 7.30 pm. Visitors will hear a talk from a chocolateer explaining how various types of chocolate are made and how to use it as a cookery ingredient. Fairtrade works to ensure producers in developing countries get a fair price for their goods so they and their families have a decent standard of living, healthcare and education. Tickets are 5 from the Fairtrading Post.
*****
The Dolly Show featuring award-winning Kelly O'Brien presenting a tribute to Dolly Parton, being staged at St Michael and All Angels Church in Hose on Friday, 1 March at 7.30 for 8 pm. Tickets are available at Hose Post Office - phone 01949 869168.
*****
Melton Ramblers have an eight mile walk at Woodhouse Eaves on Saturday, 2 March. They're meeting at Woodhouse Eaves Village Hall, ready to set out at 9.30 am. The walk will be followed by a pub lunch. Newcomers are welcome. Phone 07969 669230 or see www.meltonramblers.org.uk
*****
An arts and crafts fayre is being staged in the exhibition hall, Melton Cattle Market, on Saturday, 2 March from 10 am until 4 pm. Admission is free. For details phone Melton 562971.
*****
A secondhand tack and tabletop sale in aid of Pablos Horse Sanctuary is being held at Asfordby Village Hall on Saturday, 2 March from 11 am until 4 pm. Details on Melton 562634 or o7745 628684.
*****
Twyford Village Hall presents a live music night featuring the Nottingham-based folk-rock band Muha on Saturday, 2 March at 7.30 pm. They will be performing contemporary East European music on a variety of instruments. Tickets are 10 from Melton 840774.
*****
The Melstrum Ukelele Orchestra will perform singalong golden oldies at the 'Stute - Holwell Sports and Social Club, Asfordby Hill on Saturday, 2 March at 7.30 pm in aid of the Home-Start Horizons charity which supports local families with young children through difficult times. Tickets are 8 from Melton 500373.
*****
Old Dalby and Queensway Heritage Group are inviting former pupils who attended Old Dalby Primary School in its original building - now the village hall - to an afternoon tea where they can share memories and photos. It's at the village hall on Sunday, 3 March and there is no admission charge. For details phone 07737 773380.
*****
Ageing Well is an event showcasing services available for older people as well as a range of activities in which they can participate. It's being staged by Leicestershire County Council at Gloucester House in Melton on Thursday, 7 March from 10 am until 1 pm and admission is free.
*****
Melton Rotary Club Enterprise Group is marking International Women's Day by holding a forum on the theme Celebrating Progress And Building For Success. It's at the PERA Business Park on Thursday, 7 March between 6 and 8 pm, and it celebrates the achievements of women in business in the Melton area. There will be speakers and an opportunity to network. For details see www.meltonrotary.org.uk
*****
Keyworth and District Footpaths Association have a two-stage guided walk on Thursday, 7 March. They're meeting at Keyworth Square at 9.30 am ready to drive out for a five-mile circular walk around Attenborough Nature Reserve, taking in Cranfleet Lock. The three-mile second stage takes walkers to Beeston Lock and back. To join in, phone 07747 915479.
*****
Warren Alani will give a photographic presentation whose themes include architecture, travel, the environment, portraits, sport and street photography at Keyworth Camera Club's meeting in the Parish Church Hall, Selby Lane on Thursday, 7 March at 7.30 for 7.45 pm. Admission for visitors is 3.
*****
Keyworth Business Group have a networking meeting for business owners at The Key on Bunny Lane on Friday, 8 March from 8 until 9 am. Buy a cup of coffee or tea and discuss local issues. Details on 07780 646142 or 07946 619961.
*****
There's a practical evening at Melton Mowbray Photographic Society's meeting in the Samworth Centre on Friday, 8 March at 7.15 pm. It's a chance for members to practice and learn new skills from each other. Newcomers are welcome. For details visit www.meltonphotographic.co.uk
****
Belvoir Angels - A Grave Story is the title of an illustrated talk being given to Melton Mowbray and District Historical Society by Peter Hammond. He's speaking about the 18th century slate headstones in churchyards of North Leicestershire and South Nottinghamshire at the Sage Cross Methodist Church on Friday, 8 March at 7.30 pm. Phone Melton 567208 for more details.
*****
There's a mini-market in Keyworth Methodist Church on Saturday, 9 March from 10 am to 12 noon. Stalls include home baking, books, nearly-new, bric-a-brac and cards, plus refreshments. Proceeds will support Keyworth Choir. Phone 07771 852 230 for more information.
*****
Awesome is the theme for the Saturday activities morning at St Mary's Church in Melton on 9 March from 10.30 am to 12 noon with fun and enjoyment for people of all ages. Melton Mowbray Astronomical Society will give a presentation and there will be arts and crafts, storytime, face painting, a quiz, refreshments and lots more. Everyone is welcome and admission is free. There's a short act of worship at 11.45 am.
*****
The William Booth Memorial Halls (Nottingham) Salvation Army Band will be in concert at Melton's Sage Cross Methodist Church and Community Centre on Saturday, 9 March at 7 pm. Tickets are 8, including refreshments, and booking is essential. Phone Melton 854748. Proceeds will go to the church's Looking To The Future For All Fund.
*****
Lent lunches are being served at Asfordby Parish Church on Saturday, 9 March from 12 noon until 2 pm with home-made soups and sweets, plus tea and coffee. The cost is 5. Proceeds for church funds.
*****
Colin Russell will talk about his exciting trip to Kenya at a Travellers Tales evening organised by Keylink supporting the charity Self Help Africa. It's at Keyworth Methodist Church on Saturday, 9 March at 7.30 pm. Refreshments are provided, admission is free, but donations for the charity are invited.
*****
Melton Ramblers have a five mile circular walk at Barkby on Sunday, 10 March at 10 am. The walk will be followed by a pub lunch. Newcomers are welcome. For details phone 07969 669230 or see www.meltonramblers.org.uk
*****
The Vale of Belvoir Ramblers have a seven mile walk around Laxton on Sunday, 10 March, starting at 10 am. Newcomers are welcome. For more details, including meeting place, phone 01949 836042 or see www.vbramblers.co.uk
*****
Singalong on Sunday takes place at Melton Baptist Church on Sunday, 9 March at 3 pm. Join in with songs from the past, led by musicians. Everyone is welcome and refreshments are provided. There's no charge.
*****
Graham Keal will give a talk entitled Shades of Graham about celebrities he has interviewed during his 30 years as a show-biz and entertainment journalist. He's speaking at a meeting of Bingham WI at the WI Hall, Station Street, on Monday, 11 March at 2 pm. New members and visitors are welcome. Phone 01949 836584.
*****
Spring and summer flowers are the topic at Asfordby Garden Club's meeting in the community room at the Bradgate Flats on Monday, 11 March at 7 pm. Visitors are welcome.
*****
Wildlife photographer Nigel Spencer will give a presentation entitled Journey To The Arctic, featuring pictures he has taken when snow is on the ground, at a meeting of Melton Group of the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust. It's at the United Reformed Church in Chapel Street on Monday, 11 March at 7.30 pm. Visitors are welcome. Details on Melton 852119.
*****
Reach For The Sky is the title of a floral demonstration presented by Jenni Kirkby from Boston at a meeting of South Notts Flower Club in the Burnside Hall, Plumtree on Monday, 11 March at 7.30 pm. Entry for visitors is 7.
*****
There's a lunchtime organ recital at St Mary's Church in Melton on Tuesday, 12 March at 1 pm. The organist is Brian Varley, organist at Andrew's Church, Bishop Auckland. Everyone is welcome and admission is free but there will be a collection in aid of the church organ fund. Refreshments will be available.
*****
Charlotte James will give a talk about her experiences as bee-keeper at a meeting of the Webster Hall Ladies group at Webster Hall in Nottingham Road, Keyworth on Tuesday, 12 March at 1.45 pm. To join, phone 0115 937 5275 or 0115 937 2270.
*****
Geoff Hodge will give an illustrated talk entitled Tapestry Of Foliage at Bingham Garden Club's meeting in the WI Hall, Station Street, on Tuesday, 12 March at 7.30 pm. Details on 01949 838782 or see www.binghamgardenclub.com
*****
E-books and E-readers are the topic at Melton Computer Club's meeting at Melton and District Indoor Bowls Club in Leicester Road on Wednesday, 13 March at 7.30 pm.
*****
Keyworth and District Footpaths Association have an eight mile guided walk around Duffield, Windley, Weston Underwood and Quarndon Hill on Thursday, 14 March. They're meeting at Keyworth Square ready to drive out at 9.30 am. To join in, phone 07950 274014.
*****
Members of Keyworth Camera Club will give presentations of their own work covering a variety of subjects at the group's meeting in the Parish Church Hall, Selby Lane on Thursday, 14 March at 7.30 for 7.45 pm. Admission for visitors is 3.
*****
Northern Soul Live is being staged on Friday, 15 March from 6 pm onwards at the Market Tavern in Melton, featuring Stefan Taylor and the Signatures, plus guest DJ Bernie Gackowski. Tickets are 12 in advance or 15 on the door and the event is in aid of the Roy Castle Lung Foundation. See www.thesignatures.co.uk
*****
Portraiture and documentary specialist photographer James Millar is the guest speaker at Melton Mowbray Photographic Society's meeting in the Samworth Centre on Friday, 15 March at 7.15 pm. He will share his adventures experimenting with historic photographic techniques. For details visit www.meltonphotographic.co.uk
****
The 20th anniversary Venture Mind Quiz for teams of 6-8 people is at Waltham-on-the-Wolds Village Hall on Friday, 15 March at 7 for 7.30 pm. Entry is 8.50 per person, which includes a hot supper and dessert. To book phone Melton 464426 or 07825 372156. Proceeds will go to the Waltham Dollywagon Explorer Unit.
*****
There's a quiz for teams of up to four people at Melton Conservative Club on Friday, 15 March at 7.30 pm in aid of Melton MENCAP. The quiz-master is Richard Angrave. Entry is 10 per person including a fish 'n' chip supper. To book your team, phone Melton 569493.
****
Melton Ramblers have a nine mile walk around Upper Broughton on Saturday, 16 March. They're meeting at the Wilton Road Car Park in Melton ready to drive out at 8.30 am. The walk will be followed by a pub lunch. Newcomers are welcome. For details phone 07969 669230 or see www.meltonramblers.org.uk
*****
Melton Lions Club are staging their annual swimarathon at the Waterfield Leisure Pools on Saturday, 16 March from 10.30 am onwards. Teams of six swim lengths in relay for 55 minutes. To book your team phone Melton 858988 or 07860 102223. Proceeds for Lions charities.
****
Dove Cottage Day Hospice at Stathern is holding an auction and tabletop sale on Saturday, 16 March. Viewing is from 12 noon and bidding starts at 1 pm. Items on sale will include household goods, bric-a-brac etc. Refreshments will be served throughout the afternoon. Admission is free. Phone 01949 860303.
*****
Chris Bannister will perform the music of John Denver at the Thomas Cranmer Centre, Aslockton, on Saturday, 16 March at 7.30 for 8 pm. Tickets are 10 from 01949 850775 or 01949 850257.
*****
The Vale of Belvoir Ramblers have an 11 mile walk around Cromford, Lumsdale and Tansley on Sunday, 17 March, starting at 10 am. Newcomers are welcome. For more details, including meeting place, phone 01949 836042 or see www.vbramblers.co.uk
*****
Bingham Ramblers have a six mile mystery walk on Sunday, 17 March. They're meeting at the main car park in Bingham, ready to set out at 10 am. Newcomers are welcome - for details phone 01949 877833 or 838698.
*****
A fundraising soup lunch is being held at the Old Church House in Bingham on Sunday, 17 March from midday until 1.30 pm. There will be home-made soup with a variety of breads and rolls. Proceeds will go to support the work of Christian Aid, helping underprivileged people in the UK and abroad. For more details phone 01949 836093.
*****
Serving Others is the theme of Time Together In Church For Families, being held at Bingham Parish Church on Sunday, 17 March at 4 pm. There will be various activities for young children, plus music, praise and refreshments.
*****
Laura Watson-Taylor will give an illustrated talk entitled Healthy Gardening, explaining the benefits of eating fresh fruit and vegetables, and gardening to maintain physical fitness. She's speaking at a meeting of Keyworth District Gardening Association in the Centenary Lounge at Keyworth Village Hall on Monday, 18 March at 7.30 pm. Admission for visitors is 3.
*****
Toni Hudson will give a talk about the charity Action For Children at a meeting of the Sage Cross Methodist Ladies' Club at Sage Cross Church and Community Centre on Wednesday, 20 March at 1.45 for 2 pm. To join, phone Melton 563516.
*****
Stephen Flinders will talk about the life and travels of the explorer and zoological collector Robert Bruce Napoleon Walker at a meeting of Bingham U3A, the University of the Third Age in Bingham Methodist Centre on Wednesday, 20 March at 2 pm. To join, phone 07742 434437.
*****
Archaeologist Richard Knox will give an illustrated talk entitled Ancient Artefacts And Their Uses at a meeting of Hoby and District Local History Society at Hoby Village Hall on Wednesday, 20 March at 7.30 pm. Visitors are welcome, entry is 2 on the door. For full details see www.hobyanddistricthistory.co.uk
*****
Keyworth and District Footpaths Association have an eight mile circular guided walk in Rutland, taking in Manton, Brooke, Braunston-in-Rutland and Gunthorpe on Thursday, 21 March. They're meeting at Keyworth Square ready to drive out at 9.30 am. To join in, phone 07947 109208.
*****
Melton Ramblers have an eight mile walk around Limington in the Cotswolds on Upper Broughton on Saturday, 23 March. They're meeting at the Howard Arms, Limington ready to set out at 8 am. The walk will be followed by a pub lunch. Newcomers are welcome. For details phone 07969 669230 or see www.meltonramblers.org.uk
*****
Singer-songwriter Charlie Dore and double bass player Gareth Huw Davies will be performing at the first of the Music With A Message series of acoustic concerts at St Mary's Church in Bottesford on Saturday, 23 March at 7 pm. Tickets are 12 from 07772 672447 or on the door. Proceeds will go to the St Mary's Church project which supports Grantham Foodbank.
*****
The Vale of Belvoir Lions Club are holding their annual music quiz for teams of up to six people at Bottesford VC Hall on Saturday, 23 March at 7.30 pm. Tickets are 7 per person which includes food, and pre-booking is essential on 07540 935478. Proceeds will go to Lions charities.
*****
An Irish evening is being held at Old Dalby Village Hall on Saturday, 23 March at 7.30 pm, featuring the Ceilidh music band Govannen. Tickets are 15 and include an Irish stew supper. Details from 07774 619678.
*****
The Vale of Belvoir Ramblers have a seven mile walk around Sutton-on-Trent, Grassthorpe and Marnham on Sunday, 24 March, starting at 10 am. Newcomers are welcome. For more details, including meeting place, phone 01949 836042 or see www.vbramblers.co.uk
*****
Feelgood Films presents a showing of Swimming With Men in the Centenary Lounge at Keyworth Village Hall on Monday, 25 March at 1.45 for 2 pm. Entry is by donation (minimum 3.50) on the door. Everyone is welcome and lifts can be arranged with prior notice. Phone 0115 937 3849 or 0115 937 3336.
*****
The semi-finals and finals of Keyworth Village Quiz take place at the village hall on Monday, 25 March at 7.30 pm. Spectators are welcome and there is also an audience quiz with prizes. Admission is free and refreshments will be on sale.
*****
There's a lunchtime organ recital at St Mary's Church in Melton on Tuesday, 26 March at 1 pm. The organist is Michael Overbury, a former director of music at Worksop Priory. Everyone is welcome and admission is free but there will be a collection in aid of the church organ fund. Refreshments will be available.
*****
Jean Heathcote will give a talk entitled How I Perceive the NHS Has Changed at a meeting of the Webster Hall Ladies group at Webster Hall in Nottingham Road, Keyworth on Tuesday, 26 March at 1.45 pm. To join, phone 0115 937 5275 or 0115 937 2270.
*****
Steve Judge will give a talk entitled The Modern Alchemist at a meeting of Keyworth U3A, the University of the Third Age, at Keyworth Methodist Church in Selby Lane on Tuesday, 26 March at 2.30 pm. New members are welcome. For details phone 0115 937 4296 or see www.keyworthu3a.org.uk
*****
Professor Marilyn Palmer presents an illustrated talk entitled Industrial Archaeology In A Rural Community at a meeting organised by Melton Fieldworkers at Melton Carnegie Museum on Wednesday, 27 March at 7 for 7.30 pm. Entry is 5 and booking is advisable on 0116 305 3860.
*****
Melton Musical Theatre Company are performing the musical comedy Made In Dagenham, based on the hit movie about the true story of the strike of equal pay for women working at the Ford Dagenham Plant in 1968. It's being staged at Melton Theatre from Wednesday to Saturday, 27-30 March at 7.30 pm. For ticket details and bookings phone Melton 851111 or see www.melton theatre.co.uk
*****
Keyworth and District Footpaths Association are talking the Oxton Figure Of Eight Walk of around nine miles on Thursday, 28 March. They're meeting at Keyworth Square ready to drive out at 9.30 am. To join in, phone 0115 9374486.
*****
A quiz for teams of four people is being held at the Crown Inn, Sproxton, on Thursday, 28 March at 7.30 pm. The quiz-master is Richard Angrave. Entry is 5 per person which includes a chip butty. To book, phone Melton 569493. Proceeds will go to the Alzheimer's Group which meets at Gloucester House in Melton.
*****
Photographic Idols is the subject of Keyworth Camera Club's meeting at the Parish Church Hall, Selby Lane, on Thursday, 28 March at 7.30 for 7.45 pm. Members will show pictures of their idols past or current and explain why their choices inspire them. Admission is visitors is 3.
*****
Wildlife photographer Nigel Spencer is the guest speaker at Melton Mowbray Photographic Society's meeting in the Samworth Centre on Friday, 29 March at 7.15 pm. He will share his experiences of photography at Svalbard within the Arctic Circle in Norway. For details visit www.meltonphotographic.co.uk
****
A live music night is being staged at Melton Royal British Legion Club on Friday, 29 March in aid of the charity CLIC Sargent Young Lives vs Cancer. Tickets are 5 from the Club or phone 07923 389576.
*****
Melton Ramblers have a nine mile circular walk around Sutton Bonington on Saturday, 30 March. They're meeting at the Wilton Road car park in Melton, ready to drive out at 8.30 pm. The walk includes a picnic lunch. Newcomers are welcome. For details phone 07969 669230 or see www.meltonramblers.org.uk
*****
The Frisby Fun Run takes place at Rotherby Lodge Farm on Saturday, 30 March. There are sections for teams and individuals of various ages from pre-school to the over 50s. The first race starts at 2 pm. Entry is 5 and hot food and other refreshments will be on sale. For full details see www.frisbyfunrun.co.uk or phone Melton 501606. Proceeds will go to Frisby-on-the-Wreake Primary School PTA.
*****
A quiz night for teams of four people is being held at Thorpe Arnold Village Hall on Saturday, 30 March at 7 pm. Entry is 7.50 per person and includes a fish 'n' chip supper. To book your team in phone Melton 567388 or 564411. Proceeds for St Mary The Virgin Church, Thorpe Arnold.
*****
A music and picture quiz for teams of up to six people is being held at Scalford Village Hall on Saturday, 30 March. Doors open at 6.45 pm and the quiz starts at 7.30. The quiz-master is Roger Stead of Grace Road fame. Entry is 10 and supper is provided. To book, phone 07952 347920. Proceeds for Walk The Walk, a charity which supports people with breast cancer. For details see www.walkthewalk.org
*****
The Vale of Belvoir Ramblers have a six mile walk around Saxondale Old Village on Sunday, 31 March. They're meeting at the main car park in Bingham, ready to set out at 10 am. Newcomers are welcome - for details phone 01949 877833 or 838698.
*****
The Vale of Belvoir Ramblers have a 10 mile walk around Bradgate Park, Woodhouse Eaves and Beacon Hill in Charnwood Forest on Sunday, 31 March, starting at 10 am. Newcomers are welcome. For more details, including meeting place, phone 01949 836042 or see www.vbramblers.co.uk
*****
Fifty Years Of Butterflies In The Vale of Belvoir is the title of an illustrated talk being given by Bill Bacon to a meeting of the Vale of Belvoir Environmental Group at Bottesford V C Hall on Tuesday, 2 April at 7.30 pm. Entry is 2.50, under 19s and students go in free, and proceeds will go to East Midlands Butterfly Conservation.
*****
An informal business networking meeting is taking place at Unit 17, Beler Way in Melton on Wednesday, 3 April between 7.30 and 9.30 am. Local business owners are very welcome to attend. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Phone 07984 041014.
*****
A quiz for teams of 4-6 people is taking place at the Holwell Institute, Asfordby Hill, on Friday, 5 April at 7.30 pm. The quiz-master is Richard Angrave. Admission is 5 per person and a light supper is provided. To book phone Melton 569493. Proceeds for St Bartholemew's Church, Welby.
*****
Singer-songwriter Reg Meuross will be performing at the second of the Music With A Message series of acoustic concerts at St Mary's Church in Bottesford on Saturday, 6 April at 7 pm. Tickets are 12 from 07772 672447 or on the door. Proceeds will go to the St Mary's Church project which supports Grantham Foodbank.
*****
Hickling WI are holding a fashion show featuring styles for every occasion presented by clothing retailer Obsessions. It's at Kinoulton Village Hall on Monday, 8 April at 7 pm and tickets are 8 from Melton 822835.
*****
Michael Dix will give a talk about the history of education entitled From Board Schools to Academies at a meeting of Bottesford Local History Society in the Fuller Room on Thursday, 11 April at 7.30 pm. Visitors are welcome. Entry is 2.
*****
Keyworth Business Group have a networking meeting for business owners at The Key on Bunny Lane on Friday, 12 April from 8 until 9 am. Buy a cup of coffee or tea and discuss local issues. Details on 07780 646142 or 07946 619961.
*****
Melton Mowbray Rotary Club is holding a quiz for teams of four people at Melton Royal British Legion Club on Friday, 12 April at 7.30 pm. The quiz-master is Richard Angrave and entry is 10 per person which includes a hot supper. To book phone Melton 569493 or 481997. Proceeds will go to two Rotary projects overseas - to build a toilet block in a school in the Philippines and to eradicate polio worldwide.
******
A Palace By The River is the title of an illustrated talk about the Palace Of Westminster, being given to Melton Mowbray and District Historical Society by Mike Ogden. He's speaking at the group' meeting in the Sage Cross Methodist Church on Friday, 12 April at 7.30 pm. To join, phone Melton 567208.
*****
Harby Family And Dog Fun Day takes place at Harby Village Hall on Saturday, 13 April from 10 am to 1 pm. There's a fun dog show, an Easter egg hunt and Easter bonnet-making, plus amusements and games for people of all ages, stalls and refreshments. Proceeds for Dove Cottage Day Hospice.
*****
Lindum Brass are in concert at St Mary's Church in Bottesford on Saturday, 13 April. The programme includes orchestral, big band, soul and traditional band music. Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7.30 start. Tickets are 12, concessions 10.
*****
The annual sponsored horse ride in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support takes place on the Belvoir Estate on Sunday, 14 April from 9.30 am. The 14-mile route takes riders through the castle grounds, along the Jubilee Way near Knipton reservoir, on to Branston and then back to Belvoir. It starts and finishes at Knipton Big Pasture near the cricket ground. To register see www.equoevents.co.uk or phone Melton 822324 or 840663.
*****
The 29th Bottesford Easter Egg Run for motorcyclists and scooters is on Sunday, 14 April, meeting at the Rutland Arms from 9 am for an 11 am start. Riders will travel to the Meres Leisure Centre in Grantham before going on to a new destination in Melton. To join in, phone 01780 762531 or 07790 583082.
*****
The Cranmer Company of Singers present Come And Sing The Mozart Requiem at Bottesford Parish Church on Good Friday, 19 April. The rehearsal led by musical director Deborah Davies is at 4 pm and taking part costs 6, 8 or 10 depending on your circumstances. Bookings on 07415 512729. The performance before an audience is at 7.30 pm. Admission is free but donations are invited. All proceeds of the event go to the Tearfund Yemen Crisis Appeal.
*****

 

Copyright 2019 103 The Eye and its licensors. All Rights, Reserved.
Powered by Andrew Clewes.