Out and about - March 2 - March 11

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Lamb feeding at Sacrewell Farm

FROM tomorrow (Saturday March 3) visitors will be able to participate in the daily lamb feeding shows at Sacrewell Farm.

The Stone Barn has once again become a temporary nursery for some bouncing baby lambs

Farm rangers will answer questions and give information about the new arrivals and lucky visitors may get the chance to bottle feed the Cade lambs.

Other attractions at Sacrewell Farm include friendly farm animals; a bumpy tractor ride around the farm; indoor Activity Barn; Timeline Barn, restaurant and gift shop. Opening hours are 9.30am-5pm. Normal Farm admission applies and activity times vary. Contact 01780 782254 or visit www.sacrewell.org.uk Lamb feeding shows will continue until April 29.

Trench art

A TALK and presentation on Trench art from the First and Second World Wars will be given by Dr Jim Kennett on Monday at 7.30pm in Collyweston Village Hall.

Admission is free for Collyweston Historical Preservation Society members and £3 for visitors. Contact 01780 444245.

Open gardens

GLORIOUS planting, water features and fragrances to delight the senses can all be enjoyed in the 38 individually designed gardens at Barnsdale, Rutland, when it opens for the National Gardens Scheme on Sunday.

The well-stocked site in Exton Gardens is spread over eight acres and includes a coffee shop, gift shop and plant nursery.

Opening times are from 9am to 5pm.

Admission is £6.50 for adults and £2.50 for children.

FRIDAY, March 2

OAKHAM BRIDGE CLUB - duplicate bridge (partner needed), 7pm St Joseph’s Church Hall, Oakham. New players welcome. Contact 01572 724785.

BEST IN SHOW - three-day custom bike event at Uppingham Sycamore. Customers old and new can show their Harley-Davidson. For more information contact 01572 823296 or visit www.sycamorehd.co.uk.

COFFEE AND KURLING TOUR - 10am-midday, Tallington Village Hall. In aid of St Barnabas Hospice services.

RUTLAND MACMILLAN CLOTHING SALE - Friday 5-8.30pm and Saturday 8.30am-1.30pm, Barnsdale Lodge Hotel.

WOOLSTHORPE MANOR -The Manor House, Science Discovery Centre and Grounds open on March 2,3,4,9, 10, 11 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/woolsthorpe

FAMILY PRIZE BINGO - 7pm Ryhall School.

BEEKEEPING MEETING - speaker, regional inspector Bob Mould, 7.30pm, Stamford Free Church. Everyone welcome.

CRAFT FAIR - 9.30am-2pm, Uppingham Parish Church. Quality products made and sold by local craftspeople and traders.

BABY MASSAGE COURSE – Bourne Children’s Centre, Queens Road, midday-1pm including school holidays. Booking essential. Contact 01778 395895.

SNOWDROPS AT LAUNDE ABBEY - open daily, 2-4pm until Thursday.

OAKHAM COUNTRY MARKET - 8.30-11.15am, Oakham Congregational Church Hall.

STAMFORD COUNTRY MARKET - weekly 8.30-11am, Stamford Arts Centre.

AEROBICS - 9-10am, Ufford Village Hall. Contact 07887802621, sammcgreevy@hotmail.com

BEGINNERS SOCIAL DANCE COURSE - 11.30am-12.30pm, £5 per week, Coronation Hall, Market Deeping. Contact Janina Mossman - 01778 590655.

MEAN VALLEY ROLLER GIRLS - free-skate session at Stamford Queen Eleanor School every Friday from 7pm to 9pm for beginners.

ZUMBA - 9.15am, Langham Village Hall. suepegelow@hotmail.co.uk

HANDFUL OF HARMONIES - 7.30-9pm, Langtoft Village Hall; Harminies (age 7-15), 6-7pm, Langtoft Village Hall. www.handfulofharmonies.co.uk

SATURDAY, March 3

FREE HOUSE HISTORY MASTERCLASS - with Dr Nick Barratt, 1.30–4pm, Beckett Chapel, Peterborough Cathedral. Booking essential.

alice.kershaw@peterborough.gov.uk or 01733 317480.

SECONDHAND CLOTHES AND TOYS SALE - for babies, toddlers and children, 11am-1pm, Rutland Care Village, the Brambles Centre, Oakham. Admission £1. Proceeds to the special care baby unit at Leicester Royal Infirmary and the care village residents’ social fund.

CAR BOOT SALE - midday-3pm, Alwalton Village Hall. Contact 07931790240.

RUTLAND MACMILLAN CLOTHING SALE - 8.30am-1.30pm, Barnsdale Lodge Hotel.

WALK4LIFE - meet at Grimsthorpe estate car park for a 4.25 mile woodland and field walk. Parking £1.

JANE’S CHARITY BOOK STALL - 9am-2pm, Market Place, Oakham. In aid of Dr Gray’s First Response team and the air ambulance.

TABLE TOP / INDOOR CAR BOOT SALE - Wittering Parish Hall, 10am-2pm. For tables contact 07706417737, witteringvillage@live.co.uk

STAMFORD ABC - boxing tournament, 7.30pm, Deeping Leisure Centre. Tickets £10. Raffle in aid of the Skate Park community, Contact Cath - 01780 754070, 07854 729234 or 07739040248.

COFFEE MORNING - with craft and cake stall, 10am-1pm, St. Andrew’s Parish Hall, Witham-on-the-Hill. Organised by Shaun Hill and Karen Clark in aid of their London Marathon run for the Anthony Nolan Trust.

BOOKS, JUMBLE AND BRIC-A_BRAC SALE 12.30pm, The Priory Church Hall, Deeping St James. Organised by The Priory Church Ladies’ Fellowship.

LAMBING TIME - until April 29, Sacrewell Farm.

OPEN SPRING GARDEN - 10am–3pm 3, Sycamore Close Bourne. Funds for the local Brownie and Guide holiday and training centre. Refreshments available, raffle and produce for sale. Admission free, donations gratefully received.

LYVEDEN NEW BIELD - National Trust Property, open Saturdays and Sundays, 11am-4pm until March 14 then Wednesdays - Sundays, 10.30am-5pm until May when it will open daily.

HISTORIC PETERBOROUGH TOUR - weekly, 2pm, from Peterborough Museum. Turn up and pay on the day.

FITNESS CLASSES - Zumba, 9am; Circuit Training 10am, Brooke Hill School, Oakham. suepegelow@hotmail.co.uk

DRAMA/DANCE - with Helen Powell. For people of all ages with learning/physical disabilities, weekly 10.30am-midday, Wake House, Bourne.

SUNDAY, March 4

WOMEN’S CYCLE RIDE - 2pm, King’s Cliffe and surrounding villages. Supervised teenagers and older children welcome. Information and to book a free place - www.goskyride.com/serarch/details?eventid+3785

STAMFORD RAMBLERS - 10 mile walk from Tugby through Hallaton and by Rolleston Lake, 10.00am, Contact 01788 343786.

CUPID’S SPRING WEDDING SHOW - Springfields Exhibition Centre, Spalding. Goody bag for first 250 brides.

COTTESMORE POINT TO POINT - eight races, first race midday, Garthorpe near Melton Mowbray. Under 16s free. Contact Jenny Dale -01780 481247.

GARDENS OPEN FOR NGS - Barnsdale Gardens, 9am-5pm, £6.50 adults, £2.50 children. Coffee shop, gift shop and plant nursery also open.

RUTLAND HASH HOUSE HARRIERS - meet 10am at Bedford Perlieus wood to run, walk, jog. All welcome. Steve - 01572767336 or

www.rutlandhhh.co.uk

PETERBOROUGH BUS WALKS - Duddington. Bus 404 from Queensgate bay 9 at 12.15pm ticket to Duddington. Walk woods, fields and Welland views around Duddington, 5 miles.Chris 01733 361914.

PAWS 4 A CAUSE - Sponsored Dog Walk for Loros, 11am, Abbey Park Bandstand, Leicester. Contact 0116 2318484 or turn up on the day and pay a donation of £10 to take part.

WRITERS’ WORKSHOP - 3.15pm, Chater Lodge, Ketton.

INDOOR PLANTS - David’s Fuschias, 10am-4pm, Grantham car boot sale, Grantham Indoor Market. For information and stalls contact Caroline -01476 978476.

CAR BOOT SALE - weekly, 9am-1pm, pitches £5, Malcolm Sargent School.

MEAN VALLEY ROLLER GIRLS - Beginner roller derby sessions at Catmose Sports, weekly 4-6pm. First session free, £5 after that. Kit available.

QUIZ NIGHT - 8pm, The Anchor, Bourne, £1 per person. Maximum of four per team, all proceeds to Lincs Air Ambulance.

QUIZ NIGHT - weekly 9pm, £1, The Prince of Wales Feathers, Castor.

MONDAY, March 5

OAKHAM ANGLING CLUB - annual general meeting, The Griffin Inn. For details contact N P Chamberlain - 07951068572

COFFEE AND KURLING TOUR - 10am-midday, Collyweston Village Hall, in aid of St Barnabas hospice services.

STAMFORD HEALTH WALKERS - Meet at 1.45pm, The Garden House Hotel at 1.45pm. Doreen - 01778 590533

OAKHAM BRIDGE CLUB - rubber bridge (no partner needed), 7pm St Joseph’s Church Hall, Oakham. Contact 1572 724785.

WITHAM-ON-THE-HILL HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Mick Bean on Flag Fen from Neolithic to 21st Century, 7.30pm, Witham-on-the-Hill Parish Hall. Admission £2.50 or £2 for members. Contact 01778 590204

COLLYWESTON HISTORICAL PRESERVATION SOCIETY - Trench art from the First and Second World Wars, talk and presentation by Dr Jim Kennett. 7.30pm, Collyweston Village Hall. Visitors £3, members free. Contact 01780 444245

LENT LUNCHES - midday-1.30pm, Bourne Methodist Church Hall. Admission £2.50 on the door. Everyone welcome. Further lunches will be held on March 9, 16. 23 and 30.

MONDAY LUNCH CLUB - weekly at midday, Bourne Abbey Church Hall.

STAMFORD SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLUB - meets weekly at Queen Eleanor School, Stamford. All welcome. Contact Christine - 01780 753752 or Mike - 01778 343299. Course of weight Management lectures by Sheila Storer FdSc, Nutritional Therapist. At Uppingham Sports Centre. 7-8pm weekly starting Monday 5th March

OAKHAM WALKING FOR HEALTH GROUP - weekly, 10.30am, St John and St Anne’s retirement complex, South Street. Contact Joyce and Bob Lucas - 01572 755718

STAMFORD AIR CADETS - for boys and girls aged 13-17 years, meets weekly (except bank holidays) also meets on Wednesdays from 7-8.30pm at The ATC Hut, Sandringham Close, Stamford, PE9 1HL. Contact 01780 481632 (parade nights only), 07539459663 or oc.2071@aircadets.org, adj.2071@aircadets.org Web: www.aircadets.org

PILATES - 11.15–12.15am, Barnack Village Hall. Contact Louise - 07827 665916 or louise@stamfordpilates.co.uk

YOGA - 9.30-10.45am and 11-12.15pm, Uffington Village. Limited places, booking required, block bookings of 6 weeks. Also 6.30pm and 7.45pm, Empingham Audit Hall blocks of 6 weeks, £42 or drop in £8. Contact 07765 939903/lauracharlie@hotmail.com

YOGA - 10-11am, Manton Village Hall. Suitable for all fitness levels. Contact Deb 07973 508547 or 01780 720020

ZUMBA - 9.30-10.30am, Little Bytham Village Hall. 7.30 - 8.30pm, Ketton Methodist Church Hall. Contact Rachel - 07815 838409.

SALSA - Beginners, improvers and advanced intermediate from 7.15pm, £5.50, Fletton Ex-Services Club, Fletton High Street. www.everybodysalsa.com or Alan - 01733 344934. everybodysalsa.com

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT LECTURES - by Sheila Storer FdSc, nutritional therapist, weekly 7-8pm Uppingham Sports Centre.

ZUMBA - 6.30-7.30pm and 8-9pm Stamford Rugby Club. Lucy Burton - 07976 726098 or lucyburton@fastmail.fm

FITNESS WITH LISA - Weekly 6.30pm, Legs, Bums and Tums, Aerobics, 7.30pm Bluecoat School, Stamford. Details - 07929 341042, www.fitnesswithlisa.co.uk

HATHA YOGA - 10.15-11.45am, Class suitable for beginners and more advanced students, Barnsdale Lodge. Beginners, 7.30-9pm, St George’s Barracks, Edith Weston. Civilians welcome. Contact Nicky Hayes - 07739589810.

FITNESS PILATES - 11.30am, Langtoft Village Hall. 7.30pm, The Deepings School. Contact judipilates@gmail.com, 01778 346071 or visit website www.judipilates.co.uk

FITNESS CLASSES - Zumba Toning, 9.30am; Aerobics and Body Toning, 10.30am. Uppingham Town Hall. suepegelow@hotmail.co.uk

FITNESS CLASSES - Zumba, 6.15pm. Aerobics and Body Toning, 7.15pm, Brooke Hill School, Oakham. suepegelow@hotmail.co.uk

YOGA - 10-11am, Manton Village Hall. Contact Deborah King - 07973 508547 or deb@do-yoga.co.uk to book a class.

BALLROOM/LATIN DANCE CLASS - Early Learners’ adults 7.15pm - 9.15pm, Cottesmore Village Hall. Contact Ruth - 07963 527063.

MODERN SEQUENCE - and Latin dance classes, followed by dancing and refreshments, weekly, 7.45-10pm, Eye Community Centre. 01780 740994.

HANDFUL OF HARMONIES - singing group, 1.30-3pm, The Green School, Market Deeping; 7.30-9pm, The Red Hall, Bourne. www.handfulofharmonies.co.uk

RUTLAND CHORAL SOCIETY - meets weekly at 7.30pm, The Methodist Church, Northgate, Oakham. All singers welcome. Contact Dot

Dickinson - 01664474611 for details.

TUESDAY, March 6

LADIES WHO LUNCH FOR CHARITY - speaker Isobel Mann of MS Legal will give visitors the chance to win a free consultation and will. The Exeter Arms, Easton-on-the-Hill. Tickets £25 (including meal and £10 donation to Arthritis Research UK) from 01780 482836 or info@meridianlegalsystems.co.uk.

RUTLAND FLOWER CLUB - Changing Seasons by Sue Spencer, 7.30pm, Oakahm Methodist Church. Visitors welcome.

COFFEE AND KURLING TOUR - 10am-midday, Braceborough and Wilsthorpe Village Hall, in aid of St Barnabas Hospice Services.

STAMFORD PARKINSONS SUPPORT GROUP - 10.30am to midday, St Augustine’s Church Hall Broad street .Contact 01780 720789

STAMFORD SPIRITUAL - with Christine Malkins, 8pm Tinwell Village Hall.

STAMFORD CHESS CLUB - weekly, 7.30-10pm, Cellar Bar, Stamford Arts Centre, Details David Lees - 07887 882388.

QUEEN ELEANOR BADMINTON CLUB - All players welcome, 7.30-9.30pm, Sports Hall, Green Lane, PE9 1HE. Visitors £4, www.qe.badminton.talktalk.net

ZUMBA - 9.30-10.30am Ryhall Village Hall and 8-9pm Essendine Village Hall. Contact Rachel 07815 838409.

KIZOMBA CLASSES - from 7.30pm. One hour class and dance until 10pm, Newage Social Club , Wharf Road, Stamford. Contact 07931141675.

HATHA YOGA - 10-11.15am, Stamford Arts Centre. Beginners level class. Contact Nicky on 07739589810 to book your place.

FITNESS CLASSES - Zumba 9.30am–10.30am. Pilates 10.35–11.35am, Empingham Audit Hall, Contact Louise - 07827 665916 or louise@stamfordpilates.co.uk

FITNESS CLASSES - Boxercise, 6.30pm. Zumba, 7.30pm, Brook Hill School, Oakham. suepegelow@hotmail.co.uk

FITNESS CLASSES - Bollywood Dance Workout 7pm; Pilates 8pm, Barnsdale Hotel. Contact Judith Ewing - 07771866123.

Wednesday, March 7

COFFEE AND KURLING TOUR - 10am-midday, Colsterworth Village Hall. In aid of St Barnabas Hospice services.

RUTLAND PHILATELIC SOCIETY - Batty about Sweden by Malcolm Batty, 7.15pm, the Congregational Church Hall, Oakham.

DRESSING FOR YOUR DESIRE - by Sue Donnelly, 7.30pm, Ancaster Studio,, Stamford High School. Tickets £6, including a glass of wine and soft drinks.

CLASSIC CAR MEET - the first Wednesday of each month, from 5pm,. The Black Bull, Market Overton. Contact Kev or Krissy - 01572 767677

DEEPING MEN’S GROUP - The Berlin Airlift by Geoffrey W Smith, 7.30pm for 8pm, The Masonic Hall, Deeping St James. All welcome. Contact David Leggett - 01778 341248

OUNDLE FESTIVAL OF LITERATURE - until March 18. For details of events contact 01832 274734 or visit www.oundlefestival.org.uk

DEEPINGS CAMERA CLUB - open competition judged by Gerry Metcalfe, 7.30pm, Deepings Community Centre.

SHORT MAT CARPET BOWLS - weekly, 6.45pm, Bourne Abbey Church Hall. Contact 01778 421891

FREE PLAY AND STAY SESSIONS - for all the family, weekly during term time, 9-11.30am, The Ark Family Centre, Catmose Primary School.

DANCE SESSIONS - for 9-14 years, 6-7pm, 5op, Teenzone, Christ Church, Green Lane, Stamford

TINY TUNES - for children under 5 years. Meets weekly, 1.30-2.15pm at Market Overton Village Hall. Contact Hilary 01572 768807.

DROP IN CENTRE - weekly, 10am-4pm, The Congregational Church, Oakham. Lunches available, pre-booked in person from 10am or contact 01572 723051.

BOURNE JUDO CLUB - trains at the Darby and Joan Hall, South Street, Bourne. Primaries 6.45-7.45pm, juniors 7.45-8.45pm, seniors 8.45-9.30pm. Contact 01778 440430.

FITNESS CLASSES - Zumba 9.30-10.30am, Pilates 10.35-11.35am, Ketton St Mary’s Congregational Hall. Contact Louise - 07827 665916 or louise@stamfordpilates.co.uk

ZUMBA - 9.30-10.30am - The Scout Hut, Empingham Road, Stamford and 8-9pm Malcolm Sargent Primary School. Contact Lucy Burton 07976 726098 or lucyburton@fastmail.fm

FITNESS CLASSES - Zumba, 10.45am, Uppingham Town Hall. Zumba Toning 6.15pm; Aeorobic/Slim and Trim (option to weigh-in), 7.15pm, Brooke Hill School, Oakham. suepegelow@hotmail.co.uk

FITNESS WITH LISA - Weekly 6.30pm Legs, Bums and Tums, 7.30pm Pilates Abs, 8.15pm Step Medley, Bluecoat School, Stamford. Details - 07929341042.www.fitnesswithlisa.co.uk

WEIGHT LOSS CLASS - weekly, 6.30pm, Wake House, Bourne. Contact Karen - 07951 081259

BABY MASSAGE COURSE – Bourne Children’s Centre, Queens Road, midday-1pm including school holidays. Booking essential. Contact 01778 395895.

PRE-SCHOOL MUSIC CLASSES - Bambinos Baby Centre, Burghley Street, Bourne. For details contact Mary Harrison - 01529 497131.

HATHA YOGA - 7.45-9.15pm, St George’s Primary School, Stamford. beginners level and all abilities. Contact Nicky - 07739589810. HANDFUL OF HARMONIES - singing group, 6-7.30pm, Trinity Methodist Church, Stamford; 8-9.30pm, Longthorpe Village Hall. www.handfulofharmonies.co.uk

MUMS AND TOTS - weekly, 10-11.30 am, Carlby Village Hall. Contact Louise - 07794 800118.

THURSDAY, March 8

KETTON DARBY AND JOAN – Stamford Blue Badge Guide, Jill Collinge will speak on Curiosities of the Counties. Meets March to November, 2nd and fourth Thursday 2.30 pm., New members welcome.

HORSESHOE WALKERS - meet at 10am, Greetham Garden Centre for a 5 mile guided walk around Exton Park. Contact Marion - 01664 474400.

COFFEE AND KURLING TOUR - 10am-midday, Carlby Village Hall. In aid of St Barnabas Hospice Services.

THURSDAY STROLLERS - Wansford. Meet opposite Haycock Hotel at 1.30pm. Walk the Nene Way to Sutton and return via Stibbington.

5 miles. Janet - 01780 782973

FREE SEMINARS - Auto Enrolment- Financial Schemes for Businesses, All events are free and will take place at The Rural Business Community, Seaton Grange Offices, Grange Lane, Seaton. LE15 9HT

CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU DROP IN SESSION - weekly, 9.30am- 1pm, Wake House, Bourne.

FUNDRAISING COFFEE MORNING - weekly, 9.30am-midday, The Windmill Room, Wake House, Bourne. Tea/coffee and cakes 50p.

BOURNE BRIDGE CLUB - duplicate bridge, weekly, 7pm, Wake House, Bourne. Contact 01778 420278

ONE TOUCH SOCCER - for children 2½-5 years, 5-6pm, Bourne Abbey Church Hall. Contact Glenn - 07880 703784 or bookings@onetouchfootball.co.uk.

FREE WORKSHOPS - various crafts, weekly at Paint A Pot, Bourne, For more information contact 01778 720714.

FITNESS CLASSES - Aerobics and Body Toning, 10am, Uppingham Town Hall. suepegelow@hotmail.co.uk

SUPPLE STRENGTH - combining elements of yoga and pilates, 6.30pm, Edenham Village Hall, £3.50. Contact 07976818995 for details.

AEROBICS - 9-10am, Great Casterton Village Hall. Contact Sam - 07887802621, sammcgreevy@hotmail.com

PPREGNANCY YOGA - 9.30-10.40am. Post Natal Yoga (can bring baby) 10.45am-midday, Stamford Arts. Blocks of 6 weeks, £7.50/class, please bring a mat. 07765 939903 or lauracharlie@hotmail.com

ZUMBA - 6-7pm United Reformed Church, Broad Street, Stamford. Lucy Burton - 07976 726098 or lucyburton@fastmail.fm

ZUMBA - 6-7pm Ryhall Village Hall and 7.45-8.45pm Cottesmore Village Hall. Contact Rachel 07815 838409.

SOCIAL DANCING - Absolute beginners class, 7-30pm-8-30pm, £6 per week, United Reformed Church Hall Broad Street, Stamford. Contact Janina Mossman - 01778 590655.

SALSA DANCE CLASSES - beginners and Improvers class 7.40-8.40pm, freestyle dance until 11pm, The Danish Invader, Empingham Road, Stamford. Contact Sonia - 07931 141675.

PILATES - 9.15am Stamford Arts Centre and 1.30pm, Northborough Village Hall. judipilates.co.uk judipilates@gmail.com or 01778 346071

PILATES - beginners, 6.30pm and 7.30pm St George’s School Stamford. judipilates.co.uk judipilates@gmail.com or 01778 346071

LATIN DANCE CLASS/INTERMEDIATE BALLROOM - 7.15-9.15pm at Victoria Hall, Oakham. Contact Ruth - 07963 527063

FITNESS DANCE AND BODY MOVES - (KFA), 7.30-8.30pm, Bourne Methodist Church Hall. Contact Janet - 07730 223557 or gilljanet@homtail.co.uk

FRIDAY, MARCH 9

LADIES’ INDULGENCE EVENING - 7.30-9.30pm, St Georges School, Stamford. Ticekts £2.50 in advance or £3 on the door. Contact Gail - 01780 757192. Includes a drink and goodie bag.

SOCCER TOTS - 5-6pm, Catmose Sports Centre, Oakham, Free session this week. Contact Glenn - 07880 703784 or bookings@onetouchfootball.co.uk

SATURDAY, MARCH 10

COFFEE MORNING AND FABRIC SALE - 10am-midday, Bourne Abbey Church Hall. Proceeds from coffee sales and raffle to The Butterfield Centre in Bourne.

JUMBLE SALE - 2-4pm, Easton Garford School, Easton on the Hill.

FUN CASINO EVENING - 7pm, Bourne Corn Exchange. Tickets £15 including buffet and first bag of gaming chips. Available from Bourne Cricket Club members or Fovia, West Street.

EASTER PRIZE BINGO - 7.30pm, Castle Bytham Village Hall. In aid of senior citizens Christmas lunch. Angela - 01780 410629

COFFEE MORNING - with stalls, 10-11.30am, Bourne United Reformed Church.

SCAVENGING DAY - Bourne Wood, £5 per wheelbarrow of wood, all saws provided - £5 refundable deposit. Contact Sarah - 07760468052

JUMBLE SALE - 2pm, Tilton Village Hall. Refreshments available.

NCT BABY FIRST AID COURSE - 2pm, Stamford Hospital. Contact Lucy - 0844 243 6280 or e-mail stamfordnctchair@yahoo.com. Courses Two hour session, £25 per person or £45 for a couple. Discounts for those on low incomes.

SUNDAY, MARCH 11

MAD MARCH AUCTION - 1pm. The Willows residential care home, Rippingale. Viewing from 2pm to 4pm on Saturday and 11am to 2pm on Sunday followed by the auction at 2pm. Items for auction on commission basis or donated for sale. Contact Eileen - 01778 440773 or Wally - 01778 571396.

INDOOR CAR BOOT SALE - 11am-2pm, Essendine Village Hall. Pitches £5 from 01780 751711.

WEDDING FAIR - midday-4pm, Stapleford Park. To register for free entry contact weddings@stapleford.co.uk, 01572 787017 or www.staplefordpark.com/weddings/