Great events going on around Fenland in April

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THERE is lots and lots going on in April, writes Katherine Nightingale from Fenland Arts, especially over the schools holidays, but it doesn’t stop when the children go back to school.

There is lots of theatre this month with MADAOS performing the great 80s classic Footloose, the senior March Youth Theatre bringing you The Wiz, an adaptation of The Wizard of Oz and Whittlesey Youth Theatre performing Bugsy Malone at March Town Hall.

March then opens up for the St George’s Fayre a fabulous community event with a host of entertainment, stalls and attractions for all the family.

If you have an event you would like us to list in the Citizen or on our website, email info@fenlandarts.org.uk

Have a good Easter, Katherine

Throughout April

March Museum. The King is dead...long live the Queen. Visit www.marchmuseum.co.uk or call 01354-655300.

Wisbech and Fenland Museum. Fen Edge Textiles - Taking Liberties. Call 01945-583817.

April diary dates

10-14: MADAOS present Footloose at Neale-Wade Community College. Evening performances start at 7.30pm and Saturday matinee. Tickets available from Premier Properties.

11: Wisbech & Fenland Museum - Easter Holiday Drop in Workshop: The Georgians. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. 10.30am to 2.30pm, 50p per child. Call 01945-583817, email info@wisbechmuseum.org.uk or visit www.wisbechmuseum.org.uk

13: Debut Band Night. If you love heavy rock this is for you. March Town Hall, doors open at 6.30pm. Tickets are £3.50 from YPM or £4 on the door.

13: After Hours Live - Live entertainment with a twist of faith. With special guest Josh Bunce. Octavia’s Café, South Brink, Wisbech, 7pm, Free admission. Visit www.afterhourslive.org.uk

14: Chatteris Cinema (The King Edward Centre, Railway Lane). At 3pm, ‘TinTin’ and at 7.30pm, ‘My Week with Marilyn’. Both films £4 for adults and £3 for children. Call 07759-049619 to book.

14-15: Behind the Scenes Tours at Peckover House, Wisbech. 1pm and 2.30pm, £2.50 plus normal admission. Booking advisable. Call 01945-583463.

14: Mirror making workshop with Gillian Wing at Skylark Studios. 10am to 4pm. A perfect introduction to stained glass skills. Book early to avoid disappointment on 01945-420403 or visit www.skylarkstudios.co.uk

15: Elme Hall, Sunday Rock and Blues - Rhythm Zoo. Doors open at 3.30pm, tickets £3. Call 01945-475566.

19-21: March Youth Theatre presents The Wiz at The Skoulding Suite, March Town Hall Arts Centre 7.30pm, matinee on Saturday 2.30pm. Tickets £6, available from Panini’s Coffee Shop or call 01354-652769 to reserve.

20: March & District Annual Railway Lecture: David Postle – “Railway views of the Fens”. 7.30pm to 9pm. Cost £2 for member or £3 for non-members, includes refreshments. Venue is St Peter’s Church Hall, March. Call March Museum on 01354-655300 or email info@marchmuseum.co.uk