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Southwell Minster 140 Exhibition

Southwell Minster

Southwell Minster are marking their 140th Year of becoming a cathedral with the special exhibition 'Cathedral 140'.  The exhibition will explore over 1,000 years of history in 140 objects from February 2024 to November 2024. Each month, in the Minster, we will showcase 14 objects from a period in our history, from the Romans to […]

Lowdham Book Festival

Lowdham - various venues Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Lowdham Book Festival is on now until 29th June. Organised by the brilliant The Bookcase Lowdham there are some amazing events still to come. Some highlights include:   📚 Former Home Secretary Alan Johnson, with his bestselling series of murder mysteries - Friday 21st June 📖 An illustrated talk on Nottinghamshire wildlife by photographer Jack […]

The Wizard of Oz

Sherwood Forest Sherwood Forest NNR, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Visit Sherwood Forest are hosting the This Is My Theatre company who will perform The Wizard of Oz in the heart of the forest on Saturday 27th June at 6.30pm.   You’ll be swept up in excitement as Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion embark on a quest to find the […]

Three Men in a Boat

Southwell Library

GSP productions are back at Southwell Library with a rip-roaring barrel of fun, Three Men in a Boat on Thursday 27th June at 7.30pm. Join Jerome as he recounts the hilarious story of his boating holiday along the magnificent River Thames with his two companions and Montmorency the dog.   Giles Shenton, as Jerome K […]

Gate to Southwell – International Roots Music Festival

Gate to Southwell Festival Archway, Kirkington, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Prepare to be moved, surprised, and forever changed by the enchanting sounds that await you at this remarkable event. The Gate to Southwell 17th International Roots Music Festival takes place from 4th to 7th July 2024, again in a beautiful lakeside setting at Kirklington. There's camping and glamping, comedy and spoken word, plenty of food […]

Lowdham Railway Heritage open day

Lowdham Railway Hertiage The Sidings, Lowdham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Visit Lowdham Railway Heritage open day and you can see what it was like to be a signalman in the 1950s. It is a family-friendly outing that lasts about an hour. You get to see a demonstration of the signal box, and have a go yourself. The box itself is Victorian and dates back to […]

Newark Book Festival

Newark Book Festival - various venues Newark, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Tickets are now on sale for Newark Book Festival which will be held on Thursday 11th - Sunday 14th July. Highlights as pictured (L to R, top to bottom) include:   📚 12th July 1pm - Crime Fiction Panel: Kate Rhodes & Victoria Dowd talking to crime awards judge and panellist Alex Hawley   📖 […]

Farnsfield Party in The Park

Reynolds Field Parfitt Drive, Farnsfield, Nottinghamshire

One of the most anticipated family social events of the Farnsfield calendar is nearly here. On Saturday 13th July from 5 - 11.30pm the Party in The Park will return to Reynolds Field (next to the allotments). Organisers, the Farnsfield branch of The Royal British Legion are responsible for this annual village event and want […]

Southwell Racecourse Ladies Day

Southwell Racecourse

Ladies Day is your chance to experience glamour, exciting live horse racing and stunning fashion at the ultimate girls day out. It doesn't matter if you're new to watching live horse racing or if you've been to many horse racing fixtures before. You can't beat the atmosphere of the races. Feeling the ground shake as […]

Newark Dragon Boat Festival

Newark Riverside Park Tolney Lane, Newark, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom

Newark Dragon Boat Festival is back. Beaumond House Hospice and The Children’s Bereavement Centre are delighted to announce that for the fifth year running, The Newark Dragon Boat Festival will be taking place on Sunday 15th September at Newark Riverside Park. Based on a Chinese tradition dating back over 2,000 years, dragon boat racing has […]

Museum of The Moon by artist Luke Jerram

Southwell Minster

After the success of last year’s Gaia Earth installation Southwell Minster are delighted to announce Luke Jerram’s Museum of the Moon will be coming to the Cathedral from 12th-22nd October 2024 Measuring seven metres in diameter, the moon features 120dpi detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface. At an approximate scale of 1:500,000, each centimetre […]