Your guide to what's on in Hunts this weekend
IF you re stuck for ideas about what to do this weekend, The Hunts Post what s on guide will give you the lowdown of what s happening in Huntingdonshire. FRIDAY (February 27) THE Rock n Blues Covers Band are playing at the Bell Inn in Sawtry from 9pm
IF you're stuck for ideas about what to do this weekend, The Hunts Post what's on guide will give you the lowdown of what's happening in Huntingdonshire.
FRIDAY (February 27)
THE Rock 'n' Blues Covers Band are playing at the Bell Inn in Sawtry from 9pm.
GRAFFITI Classics are performing at Hinchingbrooke Performing Arts Centre in Huntingdon from 7.30pm. Tickets �9-�3 from 01480 388248.
THIRD Party, three piece rock band playing at Floods Tavern in St Ives, from 8.45pm.
LIVE music night at the Snooty Tavern in Great Staughton, from 8.45pm.
- 1 Eight Huntingdon children handed anti-social behaviour interventions
- 2 Suspected case of bird flu in swan reported to DEFRA
- 3 A1 set for night-time and weekend closures until August
- 4 New homes plan for Huntingdonshire village
- 5 Police check home of 101-year-old animal rights patron for stolen beagles
- 6 Beagle puppies freed at MBR Acres after second day of action
- 7 Part of The Busway set for weekend closure with diversions near St Ives
- 8 Two lorries crashed on A14 near Spaldwick
- 9 Life sentence confirmed for Rikki Neave murderer
- 10 Meet the Sassy Lassies cycling group encouraging women in Huntingdonshire to ride
GREEN Mind 8th Birthday gig featuring The Mono Effect, The Tupolev Ghost and The Cathode Ray Syndrome at The Junction in Cambridge from 7pm. Tickets �5 from 01223 511511.
MOTHER Goose meets The Apprentice in a new pantomime being staged in Kimbolton on Friday and Saturday. Melodramatics are presenting their own version of Mother Goose at the Mandeville Hall in Thrapston Road.
This rather unusual panto will focus on business Tycoon Sir Caster Sugar who is seeking an heir to his fortune by setting his team of apprentices various challenges.
INFORMATION: Mother Goose is being shown at 7.30pm on Friday and 12.30pm, 4pm and 8pm on Saturday. Tickets are �6/�4 from Watsons of Kimbolton or 01480 860444.
A traditional fairytale is given a modern twist when Cinderella is performed by The Stodden Players on Friday and Saturday at the Margaret Beaufort School in Riseley. This show includes all the favourite characters, Cinderella, Prince Charming, the Ugly Sisters, the Wicked Stepmother and the Fairy Godmother. There will also be a few individuals you would not expect including the comic witches and Pongo the pig.
It will follow Baron Credit Crunch whose castle is falling down around him and he is in financial difficulty.
INFORMATION: Cinderella is being shown at 8pm with a matinee on Saturday at 2.30pm. Tickets cost �5/�2 from 01234 709505.
SATURDAY (February 28)
ST Neots Sinfonia concert conducted by Reginald Searle - Eaton Socon Parish Church, Great North Road, Eaton Socon, 7.30pm, �8 on the door or in advance from 01480 392322.
HARTFORD Singers concert of songs from the 1940s in aid of the Alzheimer's Society - Hartford Village Hall, 7.30pm, �6/�4. 01487 814870.
THE Rock 'n' Blues Covers Band - The Railway Inn, Ramsey, from 8.30pm.
EMERALD Sky, three piece female rock band - Lord Protector, Hartford, from 8.45pm.
KELLY Jenns - Hyde Park, St Neots, from 8.30pm.
THE Mistreated - Crown, Earith, from 8.30pm.
THE Goodges - George and Dragon, Eaton Socon, from 8.30pm. 01480 211444.
THE Pigs, rock and blues band - The Merry Boys, Eynesbury, 9pm.
DARREN Bushby - Medway Centre, Huntingdon, from 7.30pm. �6.
TNA - Aviator, St Ives, from 8.45pm.
THE Soul Patrol - The Anchor, Little Paxton, from 8.45pm.
9FOLDPUNCH - Floods Tavern, St Ives, from 8pm. 01480 467773.
AN evening of 1940s music and singing is being held in Huntingdon to raise money fir charity. The Hartford Singers will be singing 1940s music at Hartford Village Hall in Main Street from 7.30pm. A raffle will be held and proceeds from the event will be donated to the Alzheimer's Research Trust.
INFORMATION: Tickets cost �6 for adults and �4 for concessions and include light refreshments. Tickets can be purchased on the door or in advance from The Card Gallery in Huntingdon or Robin Wilson on 01487 814870.
A CRAFT fair is being held in Huntingdon to raise money for a charity that supports people with learning disabilities. The fair is taking place at the Commemoration Hall in High Street from 9.30am-3.30pm. Proceeds will go to the Huntingdon Mencap Society.
INFORMATION: Tables cost �12 each or �17 for two or �22 for three, from 01480 393640.
PRESERVES, meats and cakes are just a few of the treats on offer to buy at the Ramsey Farmers' Market. More than 16 traders will be at the Great Whyte from 8.30am-2pm offering shoppers the chance to try and buy their locally produced goods.
Items available will include eggs, meats, chilli jams, pies, fruit and vegetables
SUNDAY (February 29)
CAR boot sale - Huntingdon Racecourse, Brampton, from 10.30am, buyers pay �1 entry before 11.30am and 50p after, sellers pay �7 for a car pitch and �12 for a van pitch. www.huntingdon-racecourse.co.uk