A wonderful summer

“ANOTHER month of lots of activities and events. Fenland Arts have lots of things going on in July starting with a Victorian Music Hall at Wisbech St Mary, writes Katherine Nightingale, Fenland Arts Officer.

“March Youth Theatre have their summer show at Dunhams Wood, the younger group will be performing Jungle Story and the older group perform Mucha Do Ron Ron. We then have a fun-filled Cultural Olympiad weekend with an Enchanted Wood event at Dunhams Wood, a fun afternoon at Whittlesey and an Arts and Craft Fayre at March.”


July 13, 15, 16: Cynthia Maxey School of Dance ‘Dance Dynamics’ at the Angles Theatre, Wisbech, end of year extravaganza show casing pupils’ talents, £11 (£9). Contact 01945-474447.

July 13: Victorian Music Hall, Wisbech St Mary Community Centre. A free event with performances from the village school and Guides. Contact 01354-652769.

July 15: Trinity Church, March, quiz, 7.30pm.

July 16: Fun Day at West End Park, March. Free family activities from 10am - 5pm.

July 16: Trinity Church, March, Table Top Sale. 8am - 1pm.

July 16: ‘Wisbech Finds Identification Day’ at Wisbech Museum. Have your finds identified. A free event, 11am-1pm. 01945-583817.

July 16: Big Band Picnic. Fen Orchards Benefice present Downham Market Swing Orchestra at Emneth Vicarage Garden. Garden open 6pm, music 7pm bring your own picnic. Tickets £6 – under 11s free, 01945-464823.

July 17: Fenland Arts Youth Theatre summer show at Dunhams Wood, March. Wood opens at 3.30pm, first performance 5.30pm. For tickets 01354-652769.

July 16-17: Parson Drove Custom Classic Car, Bike and Trike Show, Parson Drove Playing Field, 01945-700501.

July: 20 to 23*: Wisbech Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society ‘Doctor Dolittle’ Angles Theatre, Wisbech. 7.30pm (*matinee at 2.30pm), tickets £11 (£9), 01945-474447.

July 20: Trinity Church, March, concert James Trundle and Friends, 7.30pm.

July 22: Enchanted Wood at Dunhams Wood, March. Free entry for children bouncy castle and free train rides, 2pm - 5pm. Cultural Olympiad Event contact 01354-652769.

July 23: Trinity Church, March, Manse Garden Party 2pm.

July 22-24: Open Art Exhibition, March Town Hall. Free entry, part of the Cultural Olympiad weekend 10am-4pm. Contact 01354-652769.

July 23: Peckover House, Wisbech, John Baker, water diviner and archaeological dowser, leads a group from 11am. Contact 01945-583463.

July 23: Manor Leisure Centre, Whittlesey, 1pm-5pm, free entry, bouncy slide, crafts, entertainment. Contact 01354-652769.

July 23-24: Behind the Scenes tour, Peckover House, Wisbech, 1pm and 2.30pm. call 01945 -583463.

July 24: Moth Trapping, Peckover House, Wisbech at noon. Normal admission.

July 24: Mercian Arts Explosion, Market Place, March, 10am to 4pm. Activities for all - arts workshops, craft stalls and art exhibition. Evening Festival of Live Music from 6.30pm -10pm With the DUDI crew, Trick of the Light, Dave and others. Contact 01354-652769.

July 25 to 27: Junior Summer Drama workshop and performance of ‘Coral City’ Angles Theatre, Wisbech. Workshop 10am-3pm (£50 for three days). Performance on July 27 at 3pm (tickets £5), 01945-474447.

July 28 to August 5: Senior Drama workshop and performances of ‘The Bamboo Warrior’ Angles Theatre, Wisbech. Workshop (£95 for seven days) 10am-4pm. Performances August 5 & 6* at 7.30pm (*2.30pm) tickets £6.50 (£5), 01945-474447.

July 30: Evening Music, Peckover House, Wisbech, 7.30pm.

July 31: Dunhams Wood, March, open 2pm-5pm. £2 adults, 50p children, 01354-652134.