Wednesday, 24th May 2017

The Old Theatre Deli, Southwell
7.30pm

Travel Talk

Discover China, Burma & Japan with Wendy Wu. FREE tickets now available.


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Friday, 26th May 2017

Meet at The Workhouse
10.45am

Southwell Walks Programme

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Saturday, 27th May 2017

Upton
27th to 29th May

Open Studios Notts

Over the late May bank holiday weekend (27th to 29th May) you can meet six artists at four Upton studios as part of the spring events of Open Studios Notts. There are other events in Newark and around Nottinghamshire and Nottingham through to 11th June, together with linked exhibitions in Retford, Mansfield and Arnold libraries to 5th June. In Upton, painter & sculptor Susan Isaac will open her High Farm studio (OSNotts venue 17) where she will also host ceramicist Carl Gray & woodcrafter Mark Greene. Painter Jude Rawson is at Rookery Nook (venue 20, opposite the Cross Keys Inn), potter Sue Morton is at Meadow View (venue 19, near Upton church) and milliner Victoria Jardine is at Church Farm (venue 18). It is a short walk between the studios, where there will be simple refreshments (with more substantial fare available at the Clock House Café, in the grounds of the Horological Institute, or at the Cross Keys Inn). As well as viewing their work the events offer a chance to meet and talk to all the artists about their working practices.


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Saturday, 27th May 2017

Southwell Methodist Church
2pm

Matinee Film & Tea Party

Eddie the Eagle


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Saturday, 27th May 2017

Farnsfield Village Centre
7.30pm for 8pm

Farnsfield Acoustic

The Jigantics


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Sunday, 28th May 2017

Papplewick Pumping Station
11am to 5pm

WW1 Steam Weekend

28th & 29th May


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Sunday, 28th May 2017

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NGS Open Gardens

(NGS 90th Anniversary Weekend) 5 Burton Lane, Whatton in the Vale (NG13 9EQ), 1.30-5pm Entrance £3.50 Children Free. Papplewick Hall, Blidworth Vale, Papplewick (NG15 8FE). Entrance £3.50 children free. Patchings Art Centre, Oxton Road, Calverton (NG14 6NU). 10.30-1.30pm Entrance £3. Children free. Teas in the art centre. Thrumpton Hall, (NG11 OAX), 2-5pm, Entrance £5. Children free. Home-made teas.


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Sunday, 28th May 2017

Behind The Marquis of Granby, Hoveringham
12 noon start

Hoveringham Vintage Vehicle Society

Many Exhibits, Ring Events, Stalls, Dog Show & Much More!


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Monday, 29th May 2017

Sconce & Devon Park
10am to 12 noon

Art in the Park

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Monday, 29th May 2017

Edwinstowe House, NG21 9PR
11am to 3pm

Echium Garden Open Day

Special Charity Opening for the National Garden Scheme.


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Monday, 29th May 2017

Wellow
12 noon to 5pm

Wellow Maypole Celebrations

Crowning of the May Queen at 2.45pm.


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Tuesday, 30th May 2017

Southwell Minster
7.45pm

Election Hustings

Election Hustings will take place in Southwell Minster on 30th May at 7.45pm until approx 9.15pm. The candidates of the three main parties have committed to attending, they are: Chantal Lee (Labour), David Watts (Liberal Democrats) and Robert Jenrick (Conservative). The event will be chaired by John Hess. Preliminary questions in advance to 2017hustings@gmail.com or The Cathedral Shop by Wednesday 24th May. For more information contact Patrick Sills: patricksills18@gmail.com


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Wednesday, 31st May 2017

Southwell Methodist Church
10am to 12 noon

Coffee & Crafts

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Wednesday, 31st May 2017

Harley Gallery
11am and 12 noon

Tribal Art

The Indian tribal art of the First Rain exhibition showing at The Harley Gallery will be inspiring youngsters taking part in the Hands on Holiday workshops this half term. They will be swapping the mud and dung used in the traditional tribal paintings for pens and pencils to design their own Warli bag in the style of the striking pieces on show in the gallery. The one hour workshops are taking place on Wednesday 31 May at 11am and 12pm. Each creative session costs £2.50. Running until 11 June, the First Rain exhibition features Warli art, a tribal art form practised mainly in west India by women who paint the mud and dung walls of their houses with rice paste to celebrate key events during the year. Also on offer this half term, Paint-a-Pot sessions for all the family will be available to book in the Pottery Studio on Thursday 1 June and Saturday 3 June between 10am and 3pm. There's a wide selection of ready-made pottery, including mugs, plates, trinket boxes, egg cups and vases. Priced at £5 per session, plus the individually priced pottery blanks.


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Wednesday, 31st May 2017

Palace Theatre Newark
2.30pm

The Tap Dancing Mermaid

Tickets: £11.50, £10.50 Concession, Family £42. Join the Moon as he tells us the magical, mystical story of a young tap dancer called Marina Skippett, who becomes a mermaid. Combining tap dance, puppetry, like ukulele and a beautiful story, The Tap Dancing Mermaid by Tessa Bbide, is a touching show presented by Pigtails Productions, which will make you want to stick 50ps in your shows and join in the fun with the shuffle, step and a stomp! Suitable for children aged 3+. The show runs straight through for 50 minutes. Box Office: 01636 655755.


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Thursday, 1st June 2017

Harley Gallery
10am to 3pm

Paint a Pot

The Indian tribal art of the First Rain exhibition showing at The Harley Gallery will be inspiring youngsters taking part in the Hands on Holiday workshops this half term. They will be swapping the mud and dung used in the traditional tribal paintings for pens and pencils to design their own Warli bag in the style of the striking pieces on show in the gallery. Running until 11 June, the First Rain exhibition features Warli art, a tribal art form practised mainly in west India by women who paint the mud and dung walls of their houses with rice paste to celebrate key events during the year. Also on offer this half term, Paint-a-Pot sessions for all the family will be available to book in the Pottery Studio on Thursday 1st June and Saturday 3rd June between 10am and 3pm. There's a wide selection of ready-made pottery, including mugs, plates, trinket boxes, egg cups and vases. Priced at £5 per session, plus the individually priced pottery blanks.


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Friday, 2nd June 2017

Southwell Minster
9am to 5pm

le tombeau de Vierne

Drop in and join the music department of Southwell Minster as we perform the works of renowned composer Louis Vierne on the 80th anniversary of his death, all day from 9am - 5pm! Entry is free, and all are welcome to join us for as much or as little as they would like. Refreshments will be available.


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Friday, 2nd June 2017

Southwell Methodist Church
10am to 12 noon

Coffee & Crafts

Monsters and Mermaids!


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Saturday, 3rd June 2017

Lowdham Village Hall
7.30pm

Lat's Party for Malawi

French Living, a restaurant in Nottingham, is raising money for charity Mary's Meals, with the aim of funding school meals at Nancholi Primary in Malawi for an entire school year. They will be holding "Let's Party for Malawi" on Saturday 3rd June, 7.30pm at Lowdham Village Hall, with copious French cheese and charcuterie platters, live music from Part-E and amazing raffle prizes to be won. French Living’s owner Louise Luiggi said: “We have been in the business of making meals for over 20 years. We are family-run with a personal connection to Malawi. Our children's tennis coach of 13 years, Anthony Kainga, is Malawian which is why we are sponsoring Nancholi Primary. Giving to Mary's Meals enables us to give something back to Anthony's community and to say thank you for all he has done for our family and for British tennis.” Tickets for the event are £25 per person available at French Living or call 0115 9585885 or 07815 823155.


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Saturday, 3rd June 2017

Brackenhurst, Southwell
From 8.30pm

70th Anniversary of NYF

Past and current members of Nottinghamshire Young Farmers Clubs will celebrate the organisation reaching 70 years, with an event back where it all began at Brackenhurst, Southwell. The event is taking place on Saturday 3rd June 2017 and they’d love for you to celebrate with them. There will be a YFC bake off, which you’ll be able to enjoy along with complimentary tea and coffee at 5:30pm, followed by welcome from Past National Chairman, Mark Spencer MP and County President Simon Bust and hog roast, all included in the ticket price of £15. Dancing will start from 8:30pm. It will be a fabulous opportunity to catch up with members from your time in YFC and have a chuckle at the old photos on display. If you have any photos or memorabilia, would like to buy tickets or are a business that would like to offer sponsorship then please contact Lauren Clark at the YFC office 01636 672633 or 07794 584522


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Saturday, 3rd June 2017

Farnsfield Village Centre
9pm

Blues in Farnsfield

The impressive Stevie Nimmo brings his trio to play at Farnsfield Village Centre on Saturday 3rd June for what promises to be a passionate night of blues. Born and raised in Glasgow, music has always been part of his life. He never had any guitar or singing lessons but throughout the family there were plenty of people who sang or played an instrument to learn from and has now been successfully recording and touring for the last two decades. Stevie, one half of the celebrated Nimmo Brothers, has been forging his own career with his trio and is now established as a class blues act in his own right. In 2016 he was nominated at the British Blues Awards for "Best Male Vocalist" , "Best Guitarist" and "Best Songwriter" with the Nimmo Brothers nominated as "Best Blues Band" Admission to the concert is by ticket only priced at £12 from Bruce on 01623 883096 or at banddmcdowall@btinternet.com


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Sunday, 4th June 2017

New Holbeck Farm, NG22 8AT
10.30am to 3.30pm

Open Farm Sunday

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Wednesday, 7th June 2017

Newark Library
7.15pm

Newark Archaeological & Local History Society

Mediaeval Graffiti


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Wednesday, 7th June 2017

Old Ship Inn, Lowdham
8pm

Live Music in Lowdham

Dave Kelly


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Thursday, 8th June 2017

Gate to Southwell Festival

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Friday, 9th June 2017

Sth Muskham Village Hall
7.30pm

Murder Mystery Night

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Saturday, 10th June 2017

Upton Hall
10am to 4pm

BHI Summer Show

10th & 11th June.


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Saturday, 10th June 2017

Palace Theatre Newark
2pm & 4pm

The First Hippo on the Moon

Tickets: £14.50, £12.50 Concession. £50.00 Family. From Number One bestselling Children's author David Walliams, and explosively funny space adventure for children 3 and up. Two big hippos, one ENORMOUS dream, who can make it to the moon first? Box Office: 01636 655755


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Sunday, 11th June 2017

Brackenhurst Campus, NTU
10am to 4pm

Open Farm Sunday

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Sunday, 11th June 2017

11 Gardens open
1pm to 6pm

Bleasby Open Gardens

Parking available in the Waggon and Horses.


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Wednesday, 14th June 2017

Southwell Racecourse
Check in from 5.30pm

Chase the Rainbow

Run starts at 7pm


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Friday, 16th June 2017

Lowdham
16th to 24th June

Lowdham Book Festival

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Sunday, 18th June 2017

Kelham Hall
12 noon to 3pm

Dukes Wood Oil Museum Open Day

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Tuesday, 20th June 2017

Kelham House Country Hotel
11.30am

Ladies' Luncheon

Tickets £30 each from Jo Kitchin on 01623 882259 or Francesca Holmes on 01623 558153.


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Tuesday, 20th June 2017

The Robin Hood Theatre, Averham
7.30pm

The Witches

Written by Roald Dahl, Adapted by David Wood, Directed by Carolyn Drury. This amateur production of The Witches is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French Ltd. 20th to 24th June 2017 @ 7.30 p.m. plus a matinee on Saturday 24th June at 2.00 pm. Tickets £10, Members £8 available on line at: www.robinhoodtheatre.co.uk or call 07733 179986 to reserve.


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Saturday, 24th June 2017

The Burgage, Southwell
12 noon to 4pm

Southwell Funday

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Saturday, 24th June 2017

Southwell Minster
7.30pm

Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra

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Tuesday, 27th June 2017

The Minster Centre, Southwell
10am to 12 noon

Mellors & Kirk Valuation Day

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Friday, 30th June 2017

NTU Brackenhurst Campus, Southwell
10am to 5pm

Negotiation, Selling Skills and Exporting

Friday 30 June and Saturday 1 July 2017. Are you a Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire small or medium enterprise, business start-up or entrepreneur in the food and drink industry? The Food and Drink Innovation Hub at Nottingham Trent University has funding from the European Regional Development Fund to support your business. The Hub is growing a network of small and medium sized businesses in the local area, giving you access to our academics, facilities and expertise free of charge. Join us on 30 June – 1 July 2017 for a free masterclass about Negotiation, Selling Skills and Exporting. Co-delivered by Nottingham Trent University and the Department for International Trade, this workshop will introduce you to exporting and help you decide if it could work for your business. Learn how to conduct market research and find out what it's like to export overseas. On day two, we will help you develop your selling and negotiating skills, ensuring you secure the best deal and your products get seen by your audience.


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Friday, 7th July 2017

Orchard Farm, Rolleston
Fri 7th to Sun 9th July

ChilliFest

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Tuesday, 11th July 2017

Southwell Library
11th to 16th July

Inspire Poetry Festival

11th to 16th July


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Sunday, 30th July 2017

White Post Farm
All day

Thomas & Friends @ White Post farm

Meet Thomas and the Fat Controller at intervals throughout the day.


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Sunday, 13th August 2017

Sconce & Devon Park
10am

Newark Half Marathon

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Friday, 29th September 2017

Nottingham Trent University Brackenhurst Campus, Southwell, NG25 0QF
10am to 5pm

Innovation and Outsourcing

Friday 29th and Saturday 30 September. Take advantage of food trends and develop your product for market. Are you a Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire small or medium enterprise, business start-up or entrepreneur in the food and drink industry? The Food and Drink Innovation Hub at Nottingham Trent University has funding from the European Regional Development Fund to support your business. The Hub is growing a network of small and medium sized businesses in the local area, giving you access to our academics, facilities and expertise free of charge. We know how important your product is. Join experts in the food and drink industry on 29 and 30 September 2017 for our free introduction to creating new products and getting them made. We will introduce you to outsourcing, its benefits and implications. We will also share tips and tricks on developing a new product, along with innovative packaging, to take advantage of industry trends and grow your business.


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Saturday, 21st October 2017

Southwell
10am to 4pm

Bramley Apple Festival 2017

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