A group of parents have come together to raise money to improve Norwood Play Park, a small play area situated along the Southwell Trail. The park is used by lots of children and families in the area, however it is now sadly dilapidated and in need of restoration and repair.

From the 13th to 15th July the Newark Book Festival programme will be bigger and more exciting than ever. With the chosen theme for 2018 being Literary Landscapes, the festival will be bringing books to life across the streets, cafes and venues of Newark. There is something for everyone!

Southwell Minster and The Archbishop's Palace's magical summer of outdoor theatre continues on Friday 20th July with Romeo & Juliet.

Join The Vikings at the annual funday on Saturday 23rd June, 12noon to 4pm on the Burgage in Southwell.

Free concerts and extra performances mean that there is even more chance for local people to enjoy the classical Southwell Music Festival taking place over the August Bank Holiday (22nd to 27th August).