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  • ACT II Present: Betty Blue Eyes

    25 Apr 2018 - 28 Apr 2018, The South Holland Centre

    1947. Post-war Britain struggles to survive acute rationing and austerity. In a small Yorkshire town mild-mannered chiropodist Gilbert Chilvers dreams of a “place on the Parade” whilst his ambitious wife Joyce just wants to stop being a nobody.

    A quintessentially English musical farce from ACT II.

  • Woody Pines

    4 May 2018 - 4 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    Nashville based roots music hotshots Woody Pines have wowed crowds on both sides of the Atlantic with their old-time, feel-good, hillbilly boogie concerts.

    The last time they toured the UK, reviewers unanimously declared them to be one of the most entertaining acts on the Americana circuit.

  • Royal Opera House: Manon

    6 May 2018 - 6 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    Kenneth Macmillen’s powerful telling of Manon and Des Grieux’s tragic love is a masterpiece of modern ballet set to music by Massenet

  • Heads South

    9 May 2018 - 9 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    This event is part of Lincolnshire Jazz Week , which runs from 5 to 12 May

    Heads South plays sizzling Latin Jazz combining Cuban and other Latin rhythms with distinctive melodies in a dynamic repertoire of original and classic tunes.

  • NT Live: Macbeth

    10 May 2018 - 10 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    Shakespeare’s most intense and terrifying tragedy, directed by Rufus Norris (The Threepenny Opera, London Road), will see Rory Kinnear (Young Marx, Othello) and Anne-Marie Duff (Oil, Suffragette) return to the National Theatre to play Macbeth and Lady Macbeth.

  • Robin Ince: Pragmatic Insanity

    11 May 2018 - 11 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    Robin’s first new stand up show in three years is a clash of the two cultures, a joyous romp through his favourite artists and strangest scientific ideas.

    From the work of Stanley Spencer to Niels Bohr, it is 90 minutes fizzing with ideas about creativity in science and art.

  • Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

    15 May 2018 - 19 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    This West End hit comes to Spalding for the first time ever and we invite you to join the glamour and glitz of the campest cabaret in town!

    Mitzi, Felicia and Bernadette go to Alice Springs in their pink bus affectionately named Priscilla, to perform a drag show.

  • An American in Paris

    23 May 2018 - 23 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    Jerry Mulligan is an American GI striving to make it as a painter in a city suddenly bursting with hope and possibility. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer named Lise, the streets of Paris become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war...

  • Sing-a-long a Beauty and the Beast

    29 May 2018 - 29 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    This is your chance to sing your heart out to the Disney songs of your childhood such as Be Our Guest, Belle, Gaston and not forgetting the Beauty and The Beast. Sing along with Emma Watson, Ewan McGregor and Emma Thompson in this romantic fairy tale and see if you can stop those tears at the end.

  • Will Pound's Through the Seasons

    30 May 2018 - 30 May 2018, The South Holland Centre

    Will Pound, Benji Kirkpatrick and Ross Grant, with the support of archive footage and photos plus stories from Debs Newbold, bring the Morris and folk dance year to life, a unique and powerful musical experience in English culture, tradition and history for all.