A selection of events across the churches in the area; church Flower Festivals listing and downloads available (previous years: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010)

Saturday 31 May, 10:30am: Messy Church at St Thomas' Road Methodist

Friday 30 May, 10:00am onwards: Prayer walk around parts of Gosberton beginning at Gosberton Methodist Church, led by Rev Bob Pritchard

Thursday 29 May, 7:30pm: Ascension Day ecumenical celebration at St Matthew's, Sutton Bridge.

Wednesday 28 May, 10:00am: Spalding Chamber of Commerce Tourism Working Group (pictured: Bob Earl summarising small group findings)

20-22 May: Annual Schools’ Celebration at Gedney Victory Hall and at Act II studios, involving Year 4 pupils from 16 primary schools in the Elloe EastDeanery exploring the story of Daniel in the lions’ den through drama, music, dance and craft.

11-17 May: Christian Aid week; local collections

Friday 16 May, 3:30pm for 4pm: Messy Church, Gosberton Parish Church Hall

Anglican Diocesan training evenings, Mission Communities, 7pm: Monday 12, Swineshead church hall PE20 3LJ, Tuesday 13 Market Rasen festival Hall LN8 3JA & Thursday 15, St James, Spilsby, PE23 5DU

Sunday 11 May, 3:00pm: Gosberton Churches Together service for Christian Aid; at Gosberton Clough Methodist

Saturday 10 May, 6am - 6pm: Day of Prayer and Fasting for Revival, all welcome at any time throughout the day; at St Matthew's, Sutton Bridge

Friday 9 May, 7:00pm: Alpha course starts at St Matthew's Vicarage, 79 Bridge Road, Sutton Bridge. Introducing the Christian faith in eleven weeks; more info: 258572

Wednesday 7 May, 7:30pm: CTSD Meeting, St Thomas's Road Methodist

Monday 5 May: Bank Holiday; Flower Festivals - full listing available; many flower festivals commence on 26 April

Monday 5 May: Fenland Keswick with Marcus Honeysett; more info: Spalding Baptist church

3-4 May: Springfields Festival and Tulipmania including the usual Festival weekend content of bulb displays in the Springfield gardens, craft fair, trade stands and more; organised by the Trustees of the Springfields Horticultural Society and Tulip Radio

Friday 2 May, 7:00pm: Watoto African Children’s Choir Concert at Lighthouse Pentecostal, PE11 2XP. Free admission

Friday 2 May, 3:30pm: Messy Church at Gosberton Clough Methodist church

Thursday 1 May, 6:00pm: Prayer meeting for the wider church, Broad Street Methodist

Pictures from the 2014 church Flower Festivals available on each month's Diary page in addition to the special webpage for Flower Festivals