Our guide to what’s going on in the Market Rasen Mail area. Caistor diary dates provided courtesy of Alan Caine - 01472 851674 firstname.lastname@example.org For other areas call 01673 844644 or email email@example.com
Wednesday, November 14
l Drop-in Craft Club in The Hub, Union Street, Market Rasen, 2pm-4pm, cost £2.50 per session. Air drying clay - extra £2 for materials. Details 01673 844556.
l Riby Film Night at St Edmund’s Church, 7pm. Fork supper, followed by a film. Book on 01472 751335, 01469 560435 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
l North Kelsey WI in the community hall, 7.15pm. Speaker: Dave Bussey - A Life on Radio. All welcome.
l Lincs Fashions fashion show at Middle Rasen School, 7.30pm.
l Market Rasen & District Dance Club in the Festival Hall, 7.30pm. More details: Stephanie 01673 849522, Ann 01673 842188 or Ann 01522 827040
l Caistor and District Flower Club in Caistor Town Hall, 7.30pm. Demonstrators: Caroline Jackson and Jean Threlfall - Christmas at Home. Visitors £5. Details: 01652 660663 or 01652 628237.
Thursday, November 15
l Humberside International Women’s Group meeting at The Blacksmith’s Arms, Rothwell - not change of venue due to elections. Speaker: Rod Fanthorpe on ‘Santa Claus - A Revelation’ and some old Lincolnshire Christmas Customs and traditions.
Friday, November 16
l Country Market in the Salvation Army Hall, John Street, Market Rasen, from 9am-1pm.
l Limelight Theatre Group at Brookenby Theatre from 7.30pm. New members, aged 11 years upwards, welcome. Details Ann 01472 852952 or Martin 01673 849809.
l Fashion show at Great Limber Village Hall. Doors open 6.45pm, show 7.30pm. Tickets £3 from Limber Village Stores.
l Family quiz at Rase Park, 7pm for 7.30pm start. Teams of six, maximum. Tickets £5 adults, £2.50 children, including hot supper.
l Quiz evening at Middle Rasen Village Hall. Teams of 6. Tickets £6 each, including refreshments, from Peter Rhodes Electrical Shop, 01673 842591 or 01673 842877. Proceeds to St Andrews Children’s Hospice.
l Charity country night at Ludford Village Hall, 8pm. Live music from Best of Friends (Steve and Middy). Details: 01507 313475.
Saturday, November 17
l Art and Craft Group Exhibition and Sale in South Willingham Parish Hall, 10am - 4pm.
l Christmas Craft Fair at Osgodby Village Hall, 10am - 3pm. In aid of Friends of Pegasus and Osgodby School. Local crafts, raffle, tombola, food and refreshments. Free admission.
l Home made soup and sweet lunches at Wragby Town Hall, 12 midday - 2pm. In aid of flowers for next May’s festival at All Saints. Raffle and tombola. Details: 01673 858471.
l Christmas Fair at Ludford Village Hall, 2pm - 4pm. Stalls, bran tub, raffle, tombola. Entrance £1, including a cuppa.
l Tea with Dickens - Nettleton WEA short activity in the village hall, 2.30pm - 5.30pm. A focus on food, as described in the novels, as eaten by Dickens himself, and as prepared and recorded by his long-suffering wife Catherine. Cost £6, including afternoon tea. Bookings to Jean Childs 01472 859347.
Sunday, November 18
l Caistor and District Lions Victorian Christmas Fair, 10am - 4pm. Unusual handmade gifts, refreshments, meet Santa.
l Swallow half marathon, start time 11am.
Monday, November 19
l Fashion Show at Walesby Village Hall, 7pm for 7.30pm. Tickets £5, including glass of wine and nibbles, from 01673 838274.
Wednesday, November 21
l Drop-in Craft Club in The Hub, Union Street, Market Rasen, 2pm-4pm, cost £2.50 per session. Air drying clay part 2. Details 01673 844556.
l Market Rasen and District Dancing Club American Supper in the Festival Hall, 7.30pm - 10.45pm. Organist Philip Randles. More details: Stephanie 01673 849522, Ann 01673 842188 or Ann 01522 827040.
Friday, November 23
l Market Rasen Group Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust in Walesby Village Hall, 7.30pm. Speaker: Ann Goodall - The Hazel Dormice in Lincolnshire. Entry £1.50.
l Caistor Civic Society AGM and Cheese & Wine Evening at Caistor Town Hall, 7.30pm. Entertainment by Helian Keys, Helen Bennett & Ian Maver. New members & visitors welcome. Annual membership £2; meeting fees £1, non-members £2.
Saturday, November 24
l Caistor Parish Church Christmas Fair in the town hall, 9.30am - 1pm. Stalls, games, breakfasts, cakes etc.
l Caistor in Bloom BigTidyUpDay, 10am – 12pm. Meet at the Caistor Multi-Use Centre.
l Christmas Coffee Morning at The Orchards, Walesby Hill, Walesby, 10am - 12 noon. Cakes, produce, bring & buy, raffle.
l Cheeky Monkeys Christmas Fete at Cheeky Monkeys Day Nursery, Brigg Road, South Kelsey, 10am - 12 noon. Raffle, tombolas, refreshments, cake stall, gifts and more.
l With Christmas in Mind at North Kelsey Methodist Church, 11.30am - 1.30pm. Bring and Buy, raffle, home made soup and puddings.
l Caistor Christmas lights switch on, 4.30pm in the market place. Meet Santa. Events following at 28 Plough Hill, The White Hart and The Settlement.
l Quiz Night at South Kelsey Village Hall, 7.30pm start. Tickets £6, including chilli supper, from 01652 678575. Proceeds to St Mary’s Church.
l Beaujolais Evening at Grasby Village Hall, 7.30pm, organised by the village hall and twinning committee. Hearty Cassoulet supper, bar, raffle, fun and games, live music. Tickets £10 in advance only from: Jim Barrett 01652 628470, Susan Anthony 01652 628449.
Sunday, November 25
l Christmas Gift Fair at South Kelsey Village Hall, 10am - 4pm. “Mistletoe & Christmas Magic” in aid of St Mary’s Church and the Village Hall. More than 30 stalls - gift ideas and holiday essentials. Admission is free.
l Christmas craft fair at Goltho Gardens, near Wragby, 11am - 3pm. Local crafts and festive goodies. Details: 01673 857814.
l Professional touring theatre at Caistor - Barbarshopera are: The Three Musketeers - Blackadder meets Gilbert & Sullivan. In Caistor Yarborough Academy, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 from Caistor Post Office. email@example.com