Saturday 12th April
Peppa Pig @ White Post Farm
White Post Farm. Peppa and Daddy Pig will be making personal appearances at intervals throughout the day. 01623 882977. www.whitepostfarm.co.uk
Manor Farm Open Day 10am
Manor Farm Tea Shoppe, Bleasby. Click here to find out more.
Gosh Gallery Book Talk 6pm
Gosh Gallery, Tuxford. Talk by John Oldfield on his book: ‘How to protect your bottom line from your advertising agency’ Click here for more details.
Farnsfield Spring Show
Farnsfield Village Centre, New Hill, Farnsfield. Admission Free. Schedules available in local shops.
Sunday 13th April
Gardens Open for Charity
Broadlea, East Drayton & Capability Barn, Hoveringham. Adm £3.50, children free. More information at www.ngs.org.uk
The Ramblers Association Walking Programme 9am
Headon, villages of Headon, Grove and Askham. Begins at 9am and is an 8 mile walk, for further details contact 01636 814277
Lowdham Spring Show
Lowdham Village Hall. Entries need to be in between 9.30 and 11.30am. The schedule can be downloaded from: www.lowdhamhortsoc.org.uk, is available at ‘Lowdham Post Office’ or ‘The Bookcase’. The show opens at 1pm with prize giving at 3.30pm. There will be a display of artwork by the ‘Lowdham Painting for Pleasure’ group as well as a display of floral art by the ‘Lowdham Saint Mary’s Flower Guild’. Admission is only £1.50 and refreshments will be available.
Tuesday 15th April
Southwell Gardening Club Monthly Talk 7.30pm
WI Hall, Southwell. Practical Soil Analysis. Membership £10, and £2 per meeting. Please contact 01636 816339
Wednesday 16th April
Easter Fun 10.30am
Southwell Library. Crafts and chocolate treats for kids 4-9 years old. Tel: 01636 812148.
Friday 18th April
Children’s Easter Competition (18th – 21st April)
The Hearty Goodfellow, Southwell. Pop in over the Easter weekend from Friday18th to Monday 21st April and enter our Easter Colouring Competition. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes to be awarded for the best entries. www.heartygoodfellowpub.co.uk
Saturday 19th April (Easter Saturday)
Lions Easter Egg stall
Southwell Market. Support the Lions Easter Egg stall and perhaps win a delicious egg! A draw will also be taking place at local pubs and other venues.
April in Paris
The Hearty Goodfellow, Southwell. France arrives in Southwell when Mood Indigo performs ‘April in Paris’. Enjoy entertainment from this wonderful jazz band, and perhaps something to eat from the French themed menu. This is a non-ticketed event.
Easter Holiday Fun 10am
Southwell Library. Drop in and make an Easter Card for someone special. For ages 4-9 years. Free event. Tel 01636 812148.
Dads and Toddlers 10am to 12 noon
Holy Trinity Church, Southwell. A toddler group for Dads and young children. On the third Saturday of each month. For details contact Helen Lewis on 01636 815512.
Spring Workshops 11am
GOSH! Gallery, Tuxford. Explore printing, pastels and Gouachhe with Graham Laughton and Becki Pate. £30 per person. Click here for more details.
Sunday 20th April (Easter Sunday)
Easter Art Exhibition (19th – 21st)
Shelford Village Hall. The Shelford Group of Srtists annual exhibition. Between 10am and 4pm each day. Further information from John Lightbody on 01623 822703.
Easter Egg Trail (20th & 21st)
The Workhouse, Southwell. Visitors can find out about life for the inmates and claim a prize. www.eastereggtrail.co.uk
Monday 21st April (Easter Monday)
Easter Egg Trail (5th – 21st April)
The Abbey Courtyard, Rufford Country Park, NG22 9DF. Follow the clues to find the eggs hidden in the park. Find all the eggs to claim your sweet reward !! £1 per leaflet, £3 per car.
Oh No It’s a Gruffalo (11th – 30th April)
Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Edwinstowe. We’re helping to celebrate the Gruffalo’s 15th anniversary. Join us for party celebrations and activities throughout the year. Venture into the deep dark woods from 11th April until September and you’ll be able to take part in one of our Gruffalo trails. Please see website for full details: www.forestry.gov.uk/gruffalo
Tuesday 22nd April
Coffee, Croissants & Children (22nd & 23rd)
The Old Theatre Deli, Southwell. A FREE talk on savings for Children/Grandchildren. Includes complimentary coffee. Tel: Martin Chapman on 07767 450097 www.MakingMoneySense.co.uk