Your full what’s on guide for Wisbech Rose Fair

HERE is a full what’s on guide for Wisbech Rose Fair which runs from June 30 to July 4.

TUESDAY, JUNE 29

7pm: Wisbech Museum preview evening.

7.30pm: St Peter’s church preview evening. A first opportunity to see the flowers at their best. Live music with the Jazzmin Dixieland Band.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30

7.30am: St Peter’s church Holy Communion.

11am-4pm: Museum Square. Medieval themed day. Music and dance by school pupils, folk singing by Bondy, medieval artefact handling. Medieval re-enactment in the Castle Garden.

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4.30pm - St Peter’s church Choral Evensong.

THURSDAY, JULY 1

7.30am: St Peter’s church Holy Communion.

11am-4pm: Museum Square. Musical Medley with schools including swing and steel bands, plus the Beltonas, a folk threesome. Mystery object identification.

4.30pm - St Peter’s church Choral Evensong.

6pm: Reach for the Sky at the Luxe cinema. Second World War classic with Kenneth More.

FRIDAY, JULY 2

7.30am: St Peter’s church Holy Communion.

11am-4pm: Museum Square. World War II music with the Jazzmin Dixieland Band and local schools entertainment. WWII artefacts and reminiscences.

1pm & 6pm: Dean Spanley starring Peter O’Toole at the Luxe cinema.

4.30pm - St Peter’s church Choral Evensong.

7.30pm: St Peter’s church concert by Cantus in aid of Friends of Victoria Lodge. Tickets �5 on the door.

SATURDAY, JULY 3

9am-4pm: Norfolk Street Fun Day.

10.30am-4pm: Rusty Relics in Museum Square.

11am & 2pm: Parade of decorated floats throughout the town, organised by Wisbech Round table with proceeds to Round Table Charities. This year’s theme is Famous Places.

4.30pm - St Peter’s church Choral Evensong.

SUNDAY, JULY 4

8am - St Peter’s church Holy Communion.

10am - St Peter’s church Parish Eucharist and civic Service.

3pm - St Peter’s church concert by the Clarkson Singers.

6.30pm - St Peter’s church Songs of Praise.

WHERE TO GO

Peckover House and Garden

Open June 30 to July 4 from 11.00am to 5.00pm. Reed Barn open for light lunches from 11am-5pm. Gift shop.

Wisbech Museum

Open June 29-July 3 from 10am-4pm. Explore collections plus a special exhibition on discovering the Lost bishop’s Palace. Saturday July 3: Wisbech in Second World War exhibition in the library.

Wisbech Castle and Pump Room

Open June 30-July 3 from 10am-4pm. Exhibition on Wisbech Castle since 1827. Wisbech Art Club Summer exhibition. Refreshments by Women’s Institute

Elgood’s Brewery and Garden

Open June 30-July 2 from 9.15am-4.30pm. Refreshments including prize-winning beers, gift shop and plant sales. Brewery tours daily at 2.00pm.

Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House

Open June 30-July 3 from 1-4.30pm. Art Exhibition by College of West Anglia Isle Campus students. Beatrix Potter Day on July 3. Readings and re-enactments during the afternoon. Tea room and gift shop.

Wisbech Baptist Church

Open June 30-July 3 from 10am-5pm daily. Flower festival theme - ‘Women of the Bible’. Admission free. Tea and coffee available.

United Reformed Church

Open June 30-July 2 from 11am to 4pm, July 3 9.30am-4pm followed by Epilogue from 4.15pm to 4.45pm. Flower festival theme - ‘Biblical’. Organ music - visiting organists daily. Bric-a-brac and books for sale.

Trinity Methodist Church

Open June 30-July 3 from 9am-5pm. Flower festival theme - ‘All Things Bright & Beautiful’. Lunches, teas, drinks and light refreshments, crafts, souvenirs and cards available daily. Booking required for lunches and teas.

Friends Meeting House

Open July 2-3 from noon-5pm.

Angles Theatre

Open for tours daily from 10am-4pm.

St Raphael Club

Open from June 30-July 3 from 8.30am-5.30pm for refreshments. Bric-a-brac, toys, books, used clothes, stalls, toilet and disabled access.