Wisbech Town Council

Serving the people of Wisbech

Wisbech Town Council Chamber, 1 North Brink

Town Clerk: Terry Jordan
1 North Brink, Wisbech
Cambridgeshire PE13 1JR

CALENDAR OF EVENTS IN AND AROUND WISBECH

Calendar of community events including civic occasions and Town Council meetings. ITEMS IN BOLD ARE LINKED TO FURTHER INFORMATION - Wisbech Town Council is not responsible for the contents or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse any views expressed within them. We also cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and we have no control over the availability or accessibility of the linked pages. It is your responsibility to check the terms and conditions of any other websites you may visit.

Lego Club

Lego Club

Sat, 06 Nov 2021 10:30

Lego Club is back - 50p per child, all ages welcome.

Children must be accompanied by an adult. As space is limited please book your ticket at the library in advance.

Venue:
Wisbech Library
Contact:
Jakki Racey
Craft Fair in aid of Anglia Air Ambulance

Craft Fair in aid of Anglia Air Ambulance

Sun, 07 Nov 2021 10:00

Craft Fair in aid of Anglia Air Ambulance. This event is for true crafters and not importers to sell their wares.

Up to 21 crafters selling hand made cards, fluid art, coasters, clocks, decoupaged bottles, personalised toys, carved and turned wood, local honey and wax wraps, silk flowers, shadow boxes knitted toys and hand made cotton crafts, jewellery and LED candles. Refreshments also available.

There are a few Crafters tables still available, please contact for further information

Venue:
Walsoken Village Hall
Contact:
07870 880156
Tags: Art, Events, Fairs
The Library Presents...

The Library Presents...

Wed, 10 Nov 2021 09:00

New season tickets out now!

Autumn brochure cover picturing Hamlet

The Autumn Season of exciting arts events running from 13 October to 30 December 2021 is now live, so you can get to booking those tickets for your must-see events!

Back for its eighth season with a burst of exciting artistic events and activities, we're returning to local venues in a colourful flurry of music, theatre and workshops for adults as well as family friendly comedy, theatre and dance events for everyone. We also have fascinating online arts activities, one with Integrated BSL and audio description for d/Deaf and visually impaired audiences and all with automated or typed subtitles.

Book Tickets Online

Book by phone through Babylon ARTS, 7 days per week, 12pm to 4pm on 01353 616991

Book in person at libraries - Arbury, Barnwell, Buckden, Cambourne, Clay Farm, Ely, Haddenham, Huntingdon, March, Sawston, St Ives, St Neots, Whittlesey and Wisbech and at Babylon ARTS gallery (Ely).

View the season of events on the website / Download a PDF or Plain Text brochure of events

Venue:
Libraries
Contact:
Book by phone through Babylon ARTS, 7 days per week, 12pm to 4pm on 01353 616991
The Library Presents...

The Library Presents...

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 09:00

New season tickets out now!

Autumn brochure cover picturing Hamlet

The Autumn Season of exciting arts events running from 13 October to 30 December 2021 is now live, so you can get to booking those tickets for your must-see events!

Back for its eighth season with a burst of exciting artistic events and activities, we're returning to local venues in a colourful flurry of music, theatre and workshops for adults as well as family friendly comedy, theatre and dance events for everyone. We also have fascinating online arts activities, one with Integrated BSL and audio description for d/Deaf and visually impaired audiences and all with automated or typed subtitles.

Book Tickets Online

Book by phone through Babylon ARTS, 7 days per week, 12pm to 4pm on 01353 616991

Book in person at libraries - Arbury, Barnwell, Buckden, Cambourne, Clay Farm, Ely, Haddenham, Huntingdon, March, Sawston, St Ives, St Neots, Whittlesey and Wisbech and at Babylon ARTS gallery (Ely).

View the season of events on the website / Download a PDF or Plain Text brochure of events

Venue:
Libraries
Contact:
Book by phone through Babylon ARTS, 7 days per week, 12pm to 4pm on 01353 616991
The History  of Jazz Music

The History of Jazz Music

Fri, 12 Nov 2021 19:00

Running time: 1 hour 30 minutes, plus an interval Suitable for: All ages Tickets: £8/£5/£4 Show start time: 7.30pm (Doors open 7pm) An entertaining, enlightening musical tour of jazz history presented by Paul Higgs, one of the UK's top trumpeters, with a live band. Performing music by the legends Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, Dizzy Gillespie, Chet Baker and Miles Davis..

Venue:
Wisbech Library, 5 Ely Place, Wisbech
Contact:
https://www.library.live/the-library-presents

Social Dance to Live Music at Walsoken Village Hall

Sat, 13 Nov 2021 19:30

Social popular Sequence, Ballroom and Latin dancing to Live music by Stuart Burr. Doors open at 7pm. £6.50 including interval refreshments. To book places text or phone Dawn and Stuart on 07925 152252.

Venue:
Walsoken Village Hall
Contact:
07925 152252
Tags: Art, Dance, Events
Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday

Sun, 14 Nov 2021 11:00

Wisbech will be holding a "traditional" Remembrance Sunday event in the town on 14 November, a situation which had not been possible last year due to the Covid-19 regulations which had been in force. The representatives of the Armed Forces, the cadet groups etc will form-up at the Market Place and then parade, followed by the Civic Party, to the War Memorial at 𝟏𝟎:𝟒𝟓 𝐚𝐦. The service at the War Memorial will commence at 𝟏𝟎:𝟓𝟎 𝐚𝐦. A two minutes' silence will be observed at 𝟏𝟏:𝟎𝟎 𝐚𝐦, which will be followed by the laying of wreaths. The various representatives of the Armed Forces, the cadet groups etc will march-off at the end of the Remembrance event at the War Memorial into the Market Place. There will be the opportunity for members of the public to engage with the various representatives of the Armed Forces, the cadet groups etc in the Market Place. The Wisbech Branch of the Royal British Legion has arranged for certain cadets etc to receive certificates/awards. This will happen at 1.00 pm and the presentations will be undertaken by the Deputy Lieutenant for Cambridgeshire (the Queen's representative) and the Town Mayor.

Venue:
War Memorial, Wisbech
Contact:
info@wisbechtowncouncil.gov.uk
Storytime -

Storytime -

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 10:30

Special Bookstart storytime - featuring 6 brilliant new stories and activities for children under 5 and their families.

Vote for your favourite story.

Venue:
Wisbech Library
Contact:
Jakki Racey
The Octagon Church in Wisbech, a talk by Kevin Rodgers

The Octagon Church in Wisbech, a talk by Kevin Rodgers

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 14:00

Engage Xtra at Wisbech Library. A talk by Kevin on his new book.

Tickets £3 available from Wisbech Library. Refreshments available

Venue:
Wisbech Library
Contact:
Jakki Racey

Planning and Community Infrastructure Committee

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 18:30

Planning and Community Infrastructure Committee

Venue:
Council Chamber
Contact:
clerk@wisbechtowncouncil.org.uk
Documents:
Agenda Planning and Community Infrastructure Committee 15 November 2021 (PDF, 263 Kb)
Minutes Planning and Community Infrastructure Committee 25 October 2021 (PDF, 127 Kb)

WTC Full Council Meeting

Mon, 15 Nov 2021 19:30

WTC Full Council Meeting

Venue:
Town Council Chambers Wisbech
Contact:
info@wisbechtowncouncil.gov.uk
Documents:
Agenda Wisbech Town Council 15 November 2021 (PDF, 228 Kb)
Minutes Wisbech Town Council 18 October 2021 (PDF, 230 Kb)

Cyber Resilience for the small local business

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 12:00

The Fraud & Cyber Security Advisor for Cambridgeshire Police will be on hand between 12.00 and 14.00 to provide free advice and guidance to help protect your business from fraud and cyber crime.

Drop-in event no pre-booking required.

You can also pick up a free copy of the Small Business guide to Cyber Security.

Venue:
Wisbech Library
Contact:
Jakki Racey
Tea and Tablets

Tea and Tablets

Thu, 18 Nov 2021 14:00

If you need help with your tablet we can get you started with the basics.

Venue:
Wisbech Library
Contact:
Jakki Racey
Craft Fair in aid of Anglia Air Ambulance

Craft Fair in aid of Anglia Air Ambulance

Sun, 21 Nov 2021 10:00

Craft Fair in aid of Anglia Air Ambulance. This event is for true crafters and not importers to sell their wares.

Up to 21 crafters selling hand made cards, fluid art, coasters, clocks, decoupaged bottles, personalised toys, carved and turned wood, local honey and wax wraps, silk flowers, shadow boxes knitted toys and hand made cotton crafts, jewellery and LED candles. Refreshments also available.

There are a few Crafters tables still available, please contact for further information

Venue:
Wisbech Town Centre Marketplace
Contact:
07870 880156
Tags: Art, Events, Fairs
The Roman Empire of Britain: a talk by Paddy Lambert

The Roman Empire of Britain: a talk by Paddy Lambert

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 19:00

FenArch's monthly talk at the new venue.
See booking details

Venue:
Secret Garden, Mike Tree Lane, Wisbech PE13 4TR
Contact:
Bob Smith

Wisbech Pubs and Taverns and Images of Wisbech

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:00

Presentation on Wisbech Pubs and old photos of Wisbech.
7pm - 7pm, followed by AGM of The Friends of W&F Museum at 8pm.

Venue:
The Luxe Cinema, Alexandra Rd, Wisbech
Contact:
G Monger

Christmas Bingo

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:22

Christmas Bingo at Walpole St Peter Parish Hall which is a Trophy Event to rebuild our Parish Hall.

Everyone is welcome and there are refreshments and light snacks available.

Doors open at 6.30 and the actual Bingo starts at 7.30.

Come along and have some fun who knows you may be lucky.

Venue:
Walpole St Peter Parish Hall
Contact:
Gill Henderson 01945 780783
Tags: Events
Christmas Lights Celebration

Christmas Lights Celebration

Sun, 28 Nov 2021 15:00

Entertainment and surprises galore!

Venue:
Wisbech Town Centre Marketplace
Contact:
info@wisbechtowncouncil.gov.uk

Planning and Community Infrastructure Committee

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 18:30

Planning and Community Infrastructure Committee

Venue:
Council Chamber
Contact:
clerk@wisbechtowncouncil.org.uk
Documents:
Agenda Planning and Community Infrastructure Committee 29 November 2021 (PDF, 282 Kb)
Minutes Planning and Community Infrastructure Committee 15 November 2021 (PDF, 156 Kb)

Resources Committee (Budget)

Mon, 29 Nov 2021 19:30

Resources Committee (Budget)

Venue:
Town Council Chambers Wisbech
Contact:
info@wisbechtowncouncil.gov.uk
Documents:
Agenda Resources Committee 29 November 2021 (PDF, 237 Kb)
Minutes Resources Committee 12 October 2021 (PDF, 173 Kb)