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December 2017 Registered Charity No. 1108127

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1st – 22nd

Every Friday

2nd

Saturday

soundLINCS

LUNCHTIME CONCERT 1.10 PM

NEW TRICKS LINCOLN – RHYTHM AND BLUES 10.00 AM

Lincoln Cathedral Consort

Adult Music Workshops. Performing tunes from the 1960s to today, bring along your instrument (or voice) to be part of this new band. Your first session is free to attend. Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org.

The Lincoln Cathedral Consort will be performing a selection of Choral music for Advent! Includes works by Howells, Joubert, Sandström, Roderick Williams and Dove. There will be a retiring collection. This is a free event included within the normal Cathedral entry charge.

Lincoln Library

Lincoln Cathedral

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MESSIAH

NEW TRICKS WOODHALL SPA – SINGING GROUP 10.00 AM

Nottingham Harmonic Choir Katie Trethewey – Soprano Benjamin Williamson Countertenor James Greer – Tenor Grant Doyle – Baritone Richard Laing – Conductor Michael Overbury – Continuo

Adult Music Workshops. Explore singing, learn new skills and meet new friends as part of this brand new Older Adults group. Your first session is free to attend. Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org.

Woodhall Spa Cottage Museum

7.00 PM

The annual performance of Messiah at the Royal Concert Hall has become for our audience an unmissable fixture in the Christmas calendar. From the jubilant “Hallelujah” chorus, to the exquisite aria “I know that my Redeemer liveth”, Messiah is an evocative setting of the biblical account of the birth, life and death of Christ. Tickets: £17 – 23. Concessions available. Children free. Available from Royal Concert Hall Box Office, www.trch.co.uk, 0115 989 5555.

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NEW TRICKS BOSTON – RHYTHM AND BLUES 2.00 PM Adult Music Workshops. Performing tunes from the 1960s to today, bring along your instrument (or voice) to be part of this new band. Your first session is free to attend. Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org.

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Blackfriars Theatre, Boston

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2nd

Saturday (continued)

2nd

CHRISTMAS CONCERT 7.30 PM

Saturday (continued)

CLASSICAL GUITAR RECITAL 7.30 PM

Lincoln Orpheus Male Voice Choir Potterhanworth Community Choir Musical Director - Alan Humphries Accompanist - Ed Wellman

Rob Johns – Classical and Flamenco Guitar Tickets £7 / £5 on the door. Also available from Come to Life, Bailgate Stokes at The Lawn Café Burton Hathow School

Entrance free, retirement collection in aid of the church organ restoration fund.

The Lawn, Burton Road, Lincoln

St Andrew's Church, Potterhanworth

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CHRISTMAS CONCERT 4.00 PM

A CELEBRATION OF CHRISTMAS 7.30 PM

The Hungate Singers Jamie Poole - Guitar

Grimsby & Cleethorpes Ladies Choir The Dalesmen Male Voice Choir

A concert of Christmas songs and carols from around the world. Including South American "Navidad Nuestra”. With guitar, piano and percussion accompaniment. Tickets £8 from Bailgate post office or available on the door.

Tickets: Circle £12 & £10 Central Hall box office Tel. 01472 355025. Online from www.grimsbycentralhall.org

St Katherine's Cathedral, Lincoln

Grimsby Central Hall, Duncombe Street, Grimsby

For Sale 6-yr old Strad model cello - £4,000 This cello is from the workshop of American luthiers Martin and Charton Beare, known as the Pi-810 series. It is a professional grade Strad model, 6 years old and in excellent condition, and has been professionally valued in London by Stringers at around £4,000. The front is 10-year air-dried spruce and the back is 10-year air-dried maple and it has a filtered soft varnish, ebony fittings and double purfling. It is fully set up with Evah Pirazzi strings. For further info and photographs, please email anna.cello.maria@gmail.com

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3rd

Sunday (continued)

4th – 18th

Every Monday

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OLD CHRISTMAS RETURNED 7.30 PM

NEW TRICKS SPALDING FOLK WITH A TWIST 10.30 AM

Tamsin Lewis - Director, Renaissance Violin, Viols, Alto Alison Kinder Viols, Recorders, Alto Robin Jeffrey - Lute, Guitar, Tenor Michael Palmer - Actor, Baritone Eleanor Cramer Soprano, Bass Viol

Adult Music Workshops. Bring along your instrument (or voice) and explore Scottish and English folk, as well as Early Music, as part of this great group. Your first session is free to attend. Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org.

South Holland Centre, Spalding

To celebrate their 30th Anniversary, the Kirton in Lindsey Society have brought a very special event to Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall. Passamezzo specialise in British music from the 16th and 17th Centuries. "Old Christmas Returned: Music, words and song for Christmas in 17th Century England" consists of ballads, lute songs, carols, consort music, madrigals and readings, and describes how Christmas was celebrated, banned and restored in 17th Century. The programme follows the religious calendar from Christmas Day itself to the beginning of Lent and includes music by Attey, Byrd, Dowland, Gibbons, Lawes, Locke, Purcell and Wilson and readings from Shakespeare, Drummond, Herrick and Taylor. Concerts have a distinct theatrical air created by the costumes, readings and presentation. All performances are researched from original sources. Tickets: £12 includes light refreshments and mulled wine. Available from: Martin Hollingsworth on 01652 648435 or email: m.hollingsworth205@btinternet.com. Also from One Stop, Market Place, Kirton in Lindsey.

Kirton in Lindsey Town Hall

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NEW TRICKS MABLETHORPE – INSTRUMENTAL GROUP 2.00 PM Adult Music Workshops. Want to play an instrument, learn new skills and meet new friends? No matter your instrument or ability, come along and experience what we have to offer! Your first session is free to attend. Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org.

Mablethorpe Library ----soundLINCS

NEW TRICKS NORTH HYKEHAM – RHYTHM AND BLUES 6.00 PM Performing tunes from the 1960s to today, bring along your instrument (or voice) to be part of this friendly band. Your first session is free to attend. Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org.

Terry O’Toole Theatre, North Hykeham

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4th – 18th

Every Monday

5th

soundLINCS

Tuesday

HEALTHCARE CAROL SERVICE 7.30 PM

NEW TRICKS LINCOLN – INDIAN & AFRICAN DRUMMING 7.00 PM

Lincolnshire Hospitals Band Ewan Robson - Conductor

Come along and explore a range of methods and genres with the fantastic Rajeesh. Your first session is free to attend. Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org.

Come and join in with the band celebrate Christmas with the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust’s annual service of celebration of Christmas. This will be the first time this event has been carried out at Boston Stump. Entry is free.

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Boston Stump

SOARING SKYWARDS CHOIR 7.30 PM

5th – 19th

Soaring Skywards is a long standing, wellloved community choir, led by Ba Wheeler, a highly experienced musician who is committed to creating a warm, happy, safe and enjoyable environment with her singers. A welcoming space in which to give voice, confident and non-confident singers alike. There is no requirement to read music, as everything is taught and learned by ear. The repertoire is worldwide, including music from South Africa, Georgia, Corsica, as well as gospel and English traditions. The cost is £30 for all five sessions. Contact Ba Wheeler on 01522 532988 or comberba@gmail.com

Blue Room, The Lawn, Lincoln

Every Tuesday

soundLINCS

NEW TRICKS UKULELE GROUP 7.00 PM Adult Music Workshops. Come and join this new group for all abilities, learning ukulele versions of hits from throughout the decades. Your first session is free to attend. Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org.

The Side Door Church, Lacey Road, Grimsby ----soundLINCS

NEW TRICKS BOSTON – SINGING GROUP 7.00 PM

Remember to mention MUSIC:LINK when booking tickets or attending events that you’ve seen promoted in the monthly diary, or on the website!

Adult Music Workshops. Explore singing, learn new skills and meet new friends as part of this brand new Older Adults group. Your first session is free to attend. Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org.

St Botolph’s Church, Boston

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6th

Wednesday

6th

Wednesday (cont.)

Allegro Appassionato

CAROLING

A SEASONAL VARIETY SHOW 12.45 PM

Lincolnshire Hospitals Training Band North Kyme Village Hall

Local artists well known to regular attenders at our concerts will provide a polished warm-up to mid-winter celebrations. Refreshments served from 11.45am.

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MUSIC AND SONGS FOR CHRISTMAS 7.30 PM

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CONCERT

7.00 PM

The Melstock Band

8.00 PM

Winter Wilson Local heroes Kip Winter and Dave Wilson hit the big time earlier this year with a three month tour of Australia and New Zealand. They have also fitted in some dates in Germany among their busy schedule of clubs and festivals. On top of that, they have been working on a new album which should be ready early in 2018, so you can expect to sample some of the new material at this gig. Tickets £6, Spalding Folk Club members £5.

South Holland Centre, Spalding

This ensemble who take their name from Thomas Hardy's fictitious town, previously performed for us in December 2013 and proved so popular then that we have invited them back to give another Christmas concert for this season. They will invite you to their Christmas fireside with a seasonal mix of jovial songs, stirring dance music and haunting carols and should provide an entertaining evening in the lead up to Christmas. Single event tickets from Guildhall Arts Centre Box Office or on the door £12, students free.

ChristChurch, Finkin Street, Grantham 6th – 20th Every Wednesday

NEW TRICKS LINCOLN – SINGING GROUP 5.30 PM

For enquiries regarding membership, the annual directory or anything else to do with MUSIC:LINK contact soundLINCS at: music-link@soundlincs.org or Tel: 01522 510073

Adult Music Workshops. Explore singing, learn new skills and meet new friends as part of this brand new Older Adults group. Taster sessions are free to attend. Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org.

Oxfam Bookshop, Cornhill, Lincoln

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7th

Thursday

7th – 21st Every Thursday soundLINCS

CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS 7.30 PM

NEW TRICKS GRANTHAM – FOLK WITH A TWIST 10.30 AM

Boston Choral Society Kirton Brass Band Peter Coughfrey-Wellstead Music Director Lisa Coe - Accompanist

Adult Music Workshops. Bring along your instrument (or voice) and explore Scottish and English folk, as well as Early Music, as part of this great group. Your first session is free to attend. Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org.

A joint concert with Kirton Brass Band to celebrate the music and traditions of Christmas. Festive music, festive food, a festive atmosphere and some audience participation make this evening a perfect way to get Christmas off to a flying start. Tickets available on the door £5, under 18 free, online www.bostonchoral.com or from Society members.

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NEW TRICKS GAINSBOROUGH – INSTRUMENTAL GROUP 4.15 PM Adult Music Workshops. Want to play an instrument, learn new skills and meet new friends? No matter your instrument or ability, come along! Taster sessions are free to attend. Contact soundLINCS on 01522 510073 or info@soundlincs.org.

Thomas Middlecott Academy, Kirton ----Louth & District Concert Society

CONCERT

7.30 PM

Gainsborough Library

Catriona McDermid - Bassoon John Musgrave - Piano Elgar

Romance for Bassoon and Piano Gurney 'Sleep' a transcription from Five Elizabethan Songs Gurney Piano Sonata - a rare performance Cooke Bassoon Sonata Countess of Munster Scheme artist Catriona is supported by John and they will play pieces by British composers including Gurney's rarely performed Piano Sonata. Tickets available on the door.

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Salvation Army Hall, Louth

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8th

Friday

9th

Saturday

Scunthorpe and North Lincolnshire Concert Society

CHRISTMAS MARKET CONCERT 2.30 PM

CONCERT

Lincolnshire Hospitals Band Ewan Robson – Conductor

7.30 PM

Emperor Quartet Haydn

String quartet in B minor, Op. 33 No. 1 Shostakovich String quartet No. 3 in F major, Op. 73 Ravel String quartet in F major 'They have performed all over the world and their lively and energetic performance today shows why they are so popular' - Review following performance at Hollywell Music Rooms, Oxford Our season ticket will also gain you half-price admission to Grimsby, Louth and Sprotborough Societies' concerts, subject to availability. Season tickets (all seven concerts) £75 Single tickets £15 School Children / Students Free. Tickets are available from: Mr S. Kavanagh, 15 Merlin Way, Thorpe Hesley, Rotherham. S61 2TX. Phone: 01144 574570 Email: snkavanagh@googlemail.com

Again the band are pleased to play in front of a capacity crowd in the wonderful Lincoln Cathedral. Complementing the stalls and other musical events Lincolnshire Hospitals have been attending for over 20 years. Entry is free.

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CAROLS FOR ALL 7.30 PM Gainsborough Choral Society Lincoln Pro Musica and friends QEHS singers Simon Corner - Organ Jonathan Nowell – Piano Our annual concert of seasonal music to kick-start your Christmas! Expect some classy music, fun items and to join in with some of the carols! Tickets £12.50: Adults, £10: Concessions, £2: Accompanied Child Under 14

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CHRISTMAS WITH 'THE SEVENTEEN'

All Saints’ Church, Gainsborough

7.30 PM

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Evelyn Jobling - Director Lesley Willis – Accompaniment Come and join 'The Seventeen' Ladies' Choir at the sixth of their popular Christmas concerts in St Michael's. Wine/soft drinks, mince pies and a chance to join in some community singing included in the price. Tickets at £7.00 are available in advance from Audrey Morrison on 01522 720556

St Michael's Church, Waddington

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CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS 7.30 PM The Banovallum Singers With their songs during the Nocton Church Christmas Tree Festival. Tickets are £6 from Ann (01526 322739) or on the door Complimentary glass of wine and mince pies.

All Saints Church, Nocton


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Sunday

MESSIAH

10th

3.00 PM

Sunday (continued)

CHRISTMAS CONCERT 7.30 PM

Grimsby Philharmonic Society Conductor - Susan Hollingworth

The City of Lincoln Band Robert Wilson - Musical Director

Charity concert in aid of St Andrew's Hospice & the Central Hall Trust. Rehearsal 1.00 pm to 2.30 pm, Performance 3.00 pm to approx. 4.30pm followed by refreshments. Singers £5, Audience £10 Grimsby Central Hall Booking 01472 355025

Tickets from 01522790610 or 01522790705, or pay on the door.

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SWING INTO CHRISTMAS 7.30 PM

Central Hall, Grimsby

Back by popular demand, the Steve Walker Big Swing Band, fronted by the UK's top trumpet player, Steve Walker himself, with a fantastic festive programme of your all-time Christmas Swing favourites! Tickets: £15. Box Office: 01522 883311 or book online at www.terryotooletheatre.org.uk

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LA NATIVITÉ DU SEIGNEUR 7.00 PM Colin Walsh – Organ Join us for the annual performance of La Nativité du Seigneur on Sunday 10 December 2017. Played on the world renowned Father Willis Organ and performed by Lincoln Cathedral’s own Organist Laureate, Colin Walsh in the striking Nave of The Cathedral. The evening will consist of a series of meditations for the Organ whilst exploring the story of Christmas. Olivier Messiaen’s 1935 masterpiece is considered to be one of the greatest Organ compositions of all time. La Nativité du Seigneur is a Christmas tradition at Lincoln Cathedral and one not to be missed. Tickets are priced at £6 each.

The Terry O'Toole Theatre, North Hykeham

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Lincoln Cathedral

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13th

Wednesday

A FEAST OF MUSIC FOR ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS 7.30 PM

FESTIVE MUSIC AND CAROLS 7.00 PM

Louth Chamber Choir Lincolnshire Chamber Players Chris Rogers - Leader Frederic Goodwin - Conductor Allan Smith - Baritone Emma Wardell - Alto Soloists from the Choir

Cabra Singers Adults £5, children £2, to include mince pies, nibbles and wine. Proceeds are in aid of The Teenage Cancer Trust and Hackthorn Church. For tickets telephone 01673 861698.

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Purcell

Rejoice in the Lord Always O sing unto the Lord Wesley The Wilderness Berkeley Sweet was the song Look up, sweet Babe Corelli Christmas Concerto Manfredini Christmas Concerto MacMillan O Radiant Dawn Head The Little Road to Bethlehem Carols by John Ireland, Kenneth Leighton and more. Admission by programme, £10 at the door. No concessions but accompanied children free.

St James's Church, Louth 11th

Monday

CONCERT OF CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT 7.30PM Join the Lincoln Cathedral Choir sing Seasonal Carols by Candlelight, topped off with a mince pie and fruit punch. Tickets are £10.

Lincoln Cathedral 15th

Friday

CHRISTMAS CONCERT 7.30 PM Orpheus Male Voice Choir (Grimsby & Cleethorpes) Richard A Bradley Musical Director Accompanist Esther Peterson The Orpheus continues its very successful Christmas Concert format, café style. Tickets £10. Available from 01472 233687 or The Central Hall Box Office.

HEALTHCARE CAROL SERVICE 7.15 PM Lincolnshire Hospitals Band Ewan Robson – Conductor

Grimsby Central Hall

Come and join in with the band celebrate Christmas with the United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust’s annual service of celebration of Christmas. Entry is free.

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A WINTER'S LIGHT

16th Saturday (continued)

7.30 PM

COME & SING CHRISTMAS MUSIC 2.00 PM

Hark Hark The sublime singing and multi-instrumental layering of this quartet creates a sound that is full and glorious. Soaring polyphonic traditional carols, irreverent humour about the less spiritual sides of Christmas and rollicking good tunes come together in a rich and varied performance. Hark Hark have performed together over a number of years to present a delightful seasonal programme. Tickets £14. Concessions £12. U16 £7.50 Box Office: 01522 883311 or book online at www.terryotooletheatre.org.uk.

Lincoln Choral Society Neville Turner - Musical Director

Terry O'Toole Theatre, North Hykeham

Britten’s Ceremony of Carols returns to Lincoln Cathedral for another year. A seasonal favourite as the Cathedral Choir performs Benjamin Britten’s Ceremony of Carols at 2pm in the Chapter House of Lincoln Cathedral. With Thea Butterworth as harpist under the direction of Aric Prentice. 2pm Tickets are £10 Adults and £5 for children under 14, including a glass of Gluhwein or squash and Christmas biscuits. 7pm tickets are £25 and the performance is followed by wine, canapes and a lantern light tour of the Cathedral.

16th

Saturday

soundLINCS

NETTLEHAM ORCHESTRAL WORKSHOPS 9.30 AM led by Mary Michell All you need is your instrument and a music stand to join a friendly group of enthusiastic amateur musicians. Playing a wealth of tunes from classical staples to modern hits and even themes from television and the movies. Cost £7 each.

Nettleham Junior School, Mill Hill

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Come & sing Christmas music at St Nicholas' Newport, including carols and choruses from Messiah. Admission to performance free. Donations are invited.

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CEREMONY OF CAROLS 2.00 PM & 7.00 PM

Lincoln Cathedral

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16th Saturday (continued)

CHRISTMAS CRACKERS 7.30 PM

JOY TO THE WORLD 7.30 PM Horncastle and District Choral Society Caroline Bowden - Conductor Chris Hinkins - Accompanist

Lindum Ladies' Choir Directors & Accompanists Anne Osborne and Linda Hepburn-Booth

Vivaldi McDowall

Gloria A Winter's Night A Christmas Cantata Plus a selection of carols Admission £7 includes refreshments. Tickets on the door and from choir members, for further details 01526 353186. Proceeds to support St Barnabas Hospice in Lincoln.

Varied programme to suit all tastes. Tickets £5 including refreshments.

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SING NOËL

7.30 PM

Louth Choral Society Conductor - Allan Smith

St Mary's Church, Horncastle

'Sing Noel' from Louth Choral Society is a real Christmas highlight in Louth for many with Louth Junior Choir also contributing in this evening of festive music for all. To book tickets or make enquiries about our concerts: please telephone 01507 463410 or send us a message on our Facebook.

St James's Church, Louth

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CHRISTMAS CAROLS 7.30 PM Sleaford Choral Society William Alvey School Choir Conductor - Rowland Lee Organ - David Shepherd Tickets: Adults £10, accompanied under 16s free. Finger Buffet in the Interval included. Tickets from: Animal Magic, 20 Westgate, Sleaford. Flowers by Margaret, 4c Southgate, Sleaford. From any Choral Society member, or at the door.

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FESTIVE MUSIC AND CAROLS 7.30 PM Cabra Singers Adults £5, children £2, to include mince pies, nibbles and wine. For tickets telephone 01673 861698.

St. Denys' Church, Sleaford

Welton and Dunholme Methodist Church, Cliff Road, Welton

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CHRISTMAS CONCERT 7.30 PM

Boston Concert Club

EYMS Brass Band

CONCERT

Launch your Christmas in style as the EYMS Band returns to Gainsborough to perform its annual ‘Prelude to Christmas’ concert. Forget the turkey and the shopping for a few hours, and be entertained by one of the country’s leading brass bands. As always the varied programme will appeal to all; including some festive favourites, top notch soloists and not forgetting some carols for you to join in with! Tickets £10

Kenneth Roberts - Piano

Trinity Arts Centre, Gainsborough 17th

Sunday

A CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR 3.00 PM RAF Waddington Voluntary Band Waddington Military Wives Choir A programme of Christmas music, songs and carols which is guaranteed to get you into the spirit of Christmas. A seasonal favourite and sure to sell-out very quickly! The band appears by kind permission of the Station Commander, RAF Waddington Tickets £8.50 Concessions £7.50 Box Office: 01522 883311 or book online at www.terryotooletheatre.org.uk

Terry O'Toole Theatre, North Hykeham

Tuesday

7.30 PM

Kenneth will be giving a recital under the title 'Around the World in 80 Minutes' and will include some seasonal items given the time of year. He is experienced in presenting lighthearted entertainments - anecdotal and amusing - and performing in a wide variety of venues to a broad range of audiences. At this, our December concert, there will be an extended interval for wine, coffee and mince pies and a Christmas raffle. Donations of wine and mince pies and/or raffle prizes are always gratefully received by the committee for the December concert. If you become a member of the Concert Club the cost is only £45 for all 6 concerts, £40 for over 60's. Otherwise you can buy a guest ticket at a cost of £10 if pre-booked or £12 on the door. Children and students are Free for all concerts. From: Mrs V Robinson, 15 Fernleigh Way, Boston PE21 9QF (please enclose SAE).

The Guildhall, Boston

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20th

Wednesday

23rd

Saturday

FAMILY CAROL CONCERT 7.00 PM

FAMILY CAROL CONCERT 5.00 PM

Nottingham Harmonic Choir Richard Laing – Conductor John Morehen – Organist Thoresby Colliery Band Stan Lippeatt – Conductor

Nottingham Harmonic Choir Richard Laing – Conductor John Morehen – Organist Thoresby Colliery Band Stan Lippeatt – Conductor

There is nothing like heartily singing carols alongside hundreds of fellow concert-goers to get you in the Christmas spirit. With Christmas only days away, add some sparkle to your festive season by joining Thoresby Colliery Band and the choir for a family friendly concert of the very best of traditional and modern Christmas music. Tickets £10 - £20. Concessions available. Family ticket £25 - £44.

There is nothing like heartily singing carols alongside hundreds of fellow concert-goers to get you in the Christmas spirit. With Christmas only days away, add some sparkle to your festive season by joining Thoresby Colliery Band and the choir for a family friendly concert of the very best of traditional and modern Christmas music. Tickets £10 - £20. Concessions available. Family ticket £25 - £44.

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

21st

Thursday

CHRISTMAS CONCERT 7.30 PM Scunthorpe & District Choral Society Scunthorpe Co-op Junior Choir East Yorkshire Motor Services Band Our ever popular Christmas concert returns.

The House, Brumby Wood Lane, Scunthorpe

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Lincoln Music and Drama Festival 2018 Monday 5th March – Saturday 17th March Our 76th Festival runs from Monday 5th March to Saturday 17th March 2018 at Central Methodist Church, High Street, Lincoln, LN5 7PR. The festival was established as a competitive festival to promote and encourage artistic and literary appreciation by providing a platform for amateurs to perform a wide range of different aspects of music and drama. Classes are open to performers of all abilities and without geographical restriction. Ages range from about four years old to nearly 90, although approximately three quarters of performers are under 18. In an average year, we have 500 speech and drama entries and 400 music entries equating to over 2000 performers. Speech & Drama: 5th - 10th March Music: 12th - 17th March Festival: Concert 23rd March Closing Date for Entries: Friday January 19th 2018 Audiences are welcome at all sessions. For the full syllabus and more information visit www.sites.google.com/site/lincolnmdfest

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