Events coming up soon, events coming up later

ORGANISERS of this year’s Fenland Heritage Weekend from September 8-11 are hoping to bring even more buildings into the event.

THE City of London Sinfonia will round off King’s Lynn Festival’s Three Seasons series of concerts at the Corn Exchange on Thursday April 28.

Over the past 12 years the CLS, one of Britain’s leading professional orchestras, has built up a big following in West Norfolk with its regular seasons in Lynn.

Award-winning young cellist, Bartholomew LaFollette will perform Haydn’s cello concerto in C major during a programme which will also include Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings. Nicholas Ward will direct the orchestra.

Tickets for the concert, which begins at 7.30pm, are �21, �18.50 and �16 (under 18s 50 per cent discount) from the Corn Exchange box office on 01553-764864. Visit www.kings;

ORGANISERS of this year’s Fenland Heritage Weekend from September 8-11 are hoping to bring even more buildings into the event this year.

They say Fenland Heritage Weekend 2010 was extremely successful with many new buildings come on board including many from March such as St Wendreda’s; St Peter’s; The Ship In; March Museum; March Library; March Town Hall and included historic walks along West End and the River Nene.

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Other new properties in Fenland included All Saints’ Church, Walsoken; Fenland & West Norfolk Aviation Museum; St Leonard’s Church, Leverington; Vivien Fire Engine Trust; Wisbech Grammar School; Chatteris Museum; a historic walk in Chatteris; and Whittlesey Museum

If you wish to publicise an event as part of Heritage Weekend, please contact Susanah Farmer by email or telephone 01945 461333 before April 22. .

THREE up and coming bands take to the stage at the Angel in Wisbech next week for what is billed a ‘Harmfulifeaten’ show.

Doors open at 7.30pm on April 23 and the first band takes to the stage at around 8.15pm.

“This time it is bigger and better,” said Shaun Crerand. “For just �4 you will get to see three of the best and up and coming bands in the UK that are currently making a name for themselves.”

On the bill are: The James Cleaver Quintet, Let’s Talk Daggers and Cure Caballo

All the details are available at

Willow Holt, Willow Hall Lane, Thorney, is open on Sunday to the public.

The garden has been developed over 18 years by Angie and Jonathan Jones from weeds and rubbish to a peaceful oasis.

Hundreds of plants, strange sculptures and wildlife create a fascinating place to explore.

The garden is open in support of the National Gardens Scheme.

The ngs supports charities including Macmillan Cancer Support, Marie Curie Cancer Care, Help the Hospices and Crossroads. Last year Cambridgeshire garden owners, with the aid of their visitors, raised �38,000.

Open Sunday April 17, 11am-5pm. �3. Tea/coffee and biscuits. Plants for sale.

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