The memoirs of Flora Thompson

NEW Perspectives Theatre Company are bringing the memoirs of Flora Thompson to local venues in a captivating new adaptation of Lark Rise to Candleford by Daniel Buckroyd.

Featuring drama, storytelling and live folk music, this picture of life in rural Oxfordshire in the twilight years of the 19th century is faithfully recreated by three actors who portray a cast of much-loved characters and their unforgettable stories.

The show can be seen on Thursday at 7.30pm in South Holland Centre, Spalding and on Saturday, May 14, at 7.30pm in Gretton Village Hall.

Tickets for the Spalding performance are £11 (£10, £7 students and under 16s) from 01775 764777, www.southhollandcentre.co.uk. Tickets for Gretton Village Hall are £10 (£8) from 01536 770302 or Gretton Post Office.