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, December 10
Live music: free lunchtime concert at Caistor Arts and Heritage Centre - Christmas Cheer from the Primary School Children.
South Kelsey Village Hall tea dance, 1.30pm - 4pm. Live music with organist Joanne Naulls. Cost £4, includes afternoon snack. Details: 01652 679348.
Faldingworth School FOFS Christmas Shopping Extravaganza, 6pm - 9pm.
Market Rasen & District Dance Club in the Festival Hall, 7.30pm - 10.15pm. Members £3, guests £4. Details: 01673 843043.
The Singing for Pleasure Choir winter concert at Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £7, including refreshments, on the door or from 01652 648435 / 01673 818805. Raffle proceeds to Kirton L.I.V.E.S.
Thursday, December 11
West Wolds U3A meeting in the Festival Hall, Market Rasen 9.45am coffee, speaker 10.30am.
Caistor Yarborough Academy Christmas Concert in the main hall, 7pm. Tickets £3 and £1.50 from 01472 851383.
Rase Heritage Society meeting in Market Rasen Library, 7.30pm. Speaker Rod Fanthorpe - Christmas Truce 1914. Non members £2. Details: 01673 844408.
Caistor Parish Church Christmas Tree Festival.
Caistor Lions Bingo in the town hall. Eyes down 7.30pm. Last one of 2014.
Friday, December 12
Country Market in the Salvation Army Hall, John Street, Market Rasen, from 9am-1pm.
Caistor Parish Church Christmas Tree Festival, 10am - 4pm
Christmas crafts, coffee and mince pies free drop in for parents and under fives at Market Rasen Library, 10.30am - 12 noon. Details: Market Rasen Children’s Centre on 01673 844703.
Prize bingo at Hemswell Cliff school hall. Eyes down 6.30pm. Proceeds to the youth club.
Bingo at Great Limber Village Hall. Doors open 7pm, eyes down 7.30pm.
Grimsby Morris Men Plough Play tour of Brigg, 8pm - 10pm.
Saturday, December 13
Caistor Parish Church Christmas Tree Festival, 10am - 4pm.
Crib Festival and coffee morning at Middle Rasen Church, from 10am.
Christmas Bingo at Newtoft Social Club, 6pm for 6.30pm start.
Family Bingo at Wragby Town Hall, 7.30pm. Everyone welcome. Proceeds to Town Hall funds. Details: Margaret - 01673 858067.
Live music: Back to the Sixties at Caistor Town Hall. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm start. Tickets £6 from Caistor post office, 01472 323111 or on the door.
Sunday, December 14
Caistor Parish Church Christmas Tree Festival, 11.30am - 4pm.
Tea Dance in Wragby Town Hall, 2pm - 4.30pm. Details: Eric - 01673 858070.
Seasonal folklore, music and song in Caistor Arts and Heritage Centre, 2pm. Presented by Tom lane, Nigel Creasey and Teri Clarke. Admission £2.50. Book on 01427 851605.
Monday, December 15
Rotary Community Carol Concert in Market Rasen Methodist Church, 7pm.
Tuesday, December 16
Coffee morning at Middle Rasen Primary School, 9.30am - 10.30am.
Caistor Lions sleigh ride in Caistor, 5.30pm start at Saxonway.
Reely Grim Folk Club at The Blacksmith’s Arms, Rothwell, 8pm - 10.30pm. Christmas Party, ceilidh, quiz and Grimsby Morris Men at 9pm. Details: reelygrim.btck.co.uk
Grimsby Morris Men Plough Play at The Salutation Inn, Nettleton, 8pm.
Wednesday, December 17
Singing for the Brain: For people with dementia and their carers, 1.30pm – 3.30pm in Middle Rasen Church Hall.
Faldingworth Primary School Nativity - Sparkle - in the school hall, 2pm.
Carols with the Cabra Singers at Hackthorn Church, 7.30pm. Tickets £6,children £2, from 01673 861698. Proceeds for Hackthorn Church and DEC Ebola Crisis Appeal.
Caistor & District Lions annual carol concert with the RESDEV Market Rasen Band in Caistor Town Hall, 8pm.
Thursday 18 December
Caistor Lions sleigh ride in North Kelsey, start 6.30pm in Butcher’s Arms car park.
Christmas Nostalgia - talk by Terry Richards, 7pm in The Buttercross, Brigg Market Place. Tickets £7 including mulled wine and mince pie, from Brigg Heritage Centre, 01724 296771.
“All About You” Xmas open night mic in The Settlement, Caistor Market Place, 8pm - 11pm. Open to 14 to 18-year-olds. Booking essential: www.lovecaistor.co.uk/activities/
Friday, December 19
Market Rasen & District Dance Club in the Festival Hall, 7.30pm - 10.45pm. ‘Posh’ American Supper, with live music from organist Brian Link. Details: 01673 843043.
Saturday, December 20
Brigg Christmas Farmers’ Market, 9am - 3pm.
Kids Christmas crafts at Caistor Arts and Heritage Centre, 10am - 11am. Book on 01472 851605.
Caistor Lions sleigh ride in Keelby, start 5pm Gotham Gardens.
Caistor Male Voice Choir Christmas Concert, with guests Caistor Ladies and Caistor Primary School Choirs, in Caistor Parish Church, 7pm. Tickets: Caistor Post Office and on the door
Resdev Market Rasen Band Christmas Concert in the Festival Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £6.
Sunday, December 21
Annual Sleigh Ride from Sixhills to Hainton’s Heneage Arms, 11am start. Details: 07909 726585 or www.theheneagearms.co.uk
Carols with Newtoft guitarists, plus plenty of mince pies and mulled wine, in Newtoft Social Club, 8pm.
Caistor Lions Sleigh village tour.