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Forthcoming Events at Boston Guildhall

October

Royal Exchange Theatre Present - The Mysteries...

Friday 5th October - 7pm performances

Saturday 6th October- 2pm and 7pm performances

Tickets for the performance are £7

The Mysteries - Part 4:Boston
Royal Exchange Theatre
Developed by Sam Pritchard & Chris Thorpe
Written by Chris Thorpe
Directed by Sam Pritchard

The Mysteries is a cycle of six warm, witty new plays which cross England, from a sheep farm in Eskdale via a toursit information centre in Whitby to Manchester.

Each of the six parts of The Mysteries will be made and premiered in the place it was written. The performance of Part 4, the play inspired by Chris Thorpe's time in Boston will be presentated as a double bill with a reading of Part 6 : Manchester.

"In Boston, the accidental death of a child forces a group of Bostonians to confront what community means to them and who they're prepared to help."

If you'd like to find out more drop in to rehearsals for a cup of tea and meet some of the people making the show at Blackfriars Theatre and Arts Centre on Tuesday 2nd and Wednesday 3rd October between 4pm and 5pm. No need to book these drop in sessions.

The play itself will be able to be viewed here at Boston Guildhall on Friday 5th October at 7pm and Saturday 6th October at 2pm and 7pm.

Available to purchase over the telephone by calling the group direct on 0161 833 9833, online at royalexchange.co.uk/mysteries-boston

Please be aware that Royal Exchange Theatre are responsible for this production, with Boston Guildhall providing venue only.

 

Saturday 13th

Lecture - The Railway Town of Boston

Seats to be taken for 1pm.

£5 per person, complimentary tea or coffee on arrival

Sandra will be with us to deliver a lecture from Neil Wright will with images and topical museum collections will be available to be viewed and handled.  This lecture will focus on the railway history of Boston and is the third of our scheduled lectures.  Our fouth lecture will be on Saturday 15th December "Treading the Boards" where Neil will again join us and share the history of Boston's rich Theatre life.

 

Tuesday 16th

Boston Concert Club

Doors open 7pm, seats to be taken for 7:30pm

Performance from Charme du Hautbois.

Instruments - Oboe/Cor Anglais and Harp Duo

To include music by Bochsa, Pasculli and Brod.

This is the first of six concerts that have been arranged by Boston Concert Club for the season, with two of the six concerts held here at Boston Guildhall. 

Admission on the night - £12 per adult, students and children are free.

Should you wish to purchase a season ticket offering access to all of the clubs performances for the season, these are available at a cost of £45/£50 per adult.

 


 

November

Saturday 17th

SHLA Conference - Maritime Boston

9am - 4:30pm, Boston Guildhall

A day conference organised by the Society for Lincolnshire History and Archaeology Industrial Archaeology Team

Boston and the Hanseatic League - Pamela Cawthorne

Trade of the Port of Boston 1660 - 1840 - Philip Riden

Linking the Port to its Hinterland 1700 - 1850 and their effect - Rob Wheeler

Buildings of the Old Port of Boston - Neil Wright

Guided walk led by Neil Wright

Booking is essential - please visit www.slha.org.uk or call 01522 521337.  Closing date for bookings is 31st October 2018.  £25 for Members, £35 for Non-Members.

 

 

Tuesday 20th

Boston Concert Club

Doors open 7pm, seats to be taken for 7:30pm

Performance from Roth Duo

Instruments - Classical Guitars

This is the second of six concerts that have been arranged by Boston Concert Club for the season, with two of the six concerts held here at Boston Guildhall. 

Admission on the night - £12 per adult, students and children are free.

Should you wish to purchase a season ticket offering access to all of the clubs performances for the season, these are available at a cost of £45/£50 per adult.

 

 

Sunday 25th

Boston Sinfonia

Doors open 2:30pm, performance at 3pm

Music to include;

Ballet Music from Idomeneo - Mozart

Horn Concerto No 4 - Mozart - Soloist Susan Shorland-Compton

Musical Joke (Finale) - Mozart

Symphony No 40 - Mozart

Tickets are available from St Botolphs Church Gift Shop or online at www.bostonsinfonia.org.uk

 


 

December

Saturday 8th

11am - 3pm

Booking required via eventbrite, to secure your time slot.

£2.50 for the hunt and £4 for hunt and face painting!

The Fairies will make their first appearance at Boston Guildhall on Saturday 8th December, please pick your preferred time for this event when booking, if after booking you need to change the time please contact events@boston.gov.uk

Come along and find the doors to the magical world, tickets are £2.50 each for the hunt or £4.00 to include Face Painting.

All children who complete the hunt will receive magical fairy dust and a sweet treat. Follow the clues and watch out for the naughty elves causing mischief in the run up to Christmas.

All children must be accompanied by an adults, no charge for the adults who are supervising children.

Dressing up is encouraged, wings and wands.

Fairy themed afternoon tea, 1pm - 3pm - tickets must be purchased in advance for this event, please contact Boston Guildhall for more information and to book your tickets: guildhall@boston.gov.uk

Please note pictures and videos may be taken for promotional purposes at this event. If you do not wish to be included in these pictures please make the staff aware at registration.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/boston-guildhall-fairy-door-hunt-tickets-50119554938?aff=erelexpmlt

 

Saturday 8th

Pixie Hollow - Afternoon Tea!

1pm - 3pm

Booking required - please see below how to book your place.

Come and join us at our Fairy themed Afternoon Tea on Saturday 8th December 2018, 1pm - 3pm.

Tickets are available at Boston Guildhall Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10:30am - 3:30pm, or telephone 01205 314200 Monday - Friday to make payment by card. Adults £9.95, Children £6.95.

Please be aware that we do not have highchairs on site.

Pixie Hollow Afternoon Tea Menu
What a lovely imaginative way to spend an afternoon!

Selection of Fairy Finger Tea Sandwiches - Absolutely Crustless

Gammon Ham
Cheese
Egg Mayonnaise
Cucumber
Roast Beef

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Dragon Eggs - Scotch Eggs
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Chocolate Bugs
Fairy Cakes
Fairy Bouquet (Chocolate Dipped Strawberries)
Butterfly Scones with Jam or Lemon Curd and Cream
Enchanted Sparkly Forest Jellies
Meringue Toadstools

Fairy Dust Juice for the children
Tea and Coffee for adults

Please note no dragons or fairies have been harmed in the making of this menu

Why not take part in the fairy door hunt before your afternoon tea? Find details for the fairy door hunt at
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/boston-guildhall-fairy-door-hunt-tickets-50119554938?aff=erelexpmlt

For more information please contact guildhall@boston.gov.uk or call 01205 365954

 


Boston Guildhall is available for Private Hire & is a Licensed Venue for Weddings.

If you would like to know more please contact guildhall@boston.gov.uk

Wedding Venue, Meeting Hire, Corporate Functions, Conferences, Wakes, Tours, Afternoon Tea, Paranormal Investigations, Exhibitions, Museum Collections, School Trips, Presentations and more....

www.bostonguildhall.gov.uk  01205 365954  guildhall@boston.gov.uk

Boston Guildhall, South Street, PE21 6HT

Our normal opening hours are Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat 10:30am - 3:30pm