The Clock House Café and Tearoom in Upton has been invited to 'pop up' at a British Fair inside one of the most prestigious stores in Tokyo.

Southwell Minster is proud to be bringing back the popular 'BrickMinster' summer trail for children and families for the duration of the summer holidays.

The 2019 Southwell Music Festival has something for everyone - grand symphonies, intimate chamber music, celebratory choral classics, soulful late night folk music and so much more!

Newark Book Festival's letter writing competition has taken on a life of its own as "heartwarming" entries flood in.

IT'S a special year for Lowdham Book Festival as the event celebrates its 20th birthday. "Hard to believe we know!" says co-organiser, and The Bookcase owner, Jane Streeter. "Looking back at the past programmes it is really amazing to see how far we have come from those early days, whilst at the same time it is clear that the focus has always been about 'the story' in all its many forms.

Members of Southwell Heritage Trust, in association with Nottingham Trent University and the University of Nottingham, are embarking on an exciting initiative to promote the heritage assets, culture and natural history of Southwell and its surroundings.

Firmly established as an annual event, the Southwell Gate Decorating competition at the end of May is set to wow residents and visitors alike with the creative energy and imagination that so many have put into displays in previous years.

Experience a great traditional family day out this spring at Nottinghamshire County Show.

Two Bleasby residents have started a community campaign to install Full Fibre Broadband around the village this year.

The War Memorials Maintenance Association (WMMA) was formed in 2018 by a group of Ashfield residents, whose aim is to raise money to help in the upkeep of existing memorials and to recover orphan memorials.

The doors of the wonderful Southwell Minster are always open but there are some special tour days coming up over the next three Bank Holiday Mondays: Easter Monday 22nd April, and the two May Bank Holiday Mondays 6th and 27th May.

Be a Litter Hero and join a Litter Pick near you! The Great British Spring Clean (22nd March to 23rd April) is a campaign with a simple aim: to bring people across the country together to clear up the litter that blights our towns, villages, countryside and beaches.

Yeeha! This year's Gate to Southwell Festival will kick off with a wildly western theme on Thursday 6th June.

Bob and Sue Crampton will be known to many readers of the Bramley. Even if you have not met them, you may have seen them accompanying groups of children visiting our region from areas of Belarus affected by the Chernobyl Nuclear disaster in 1986.

The Southwell Youth Cavern, Southwell's new youth venue is to open its doors for the first time for two open evenings in February and March.

Come along to the Archbishop's Palace, Southwell Minster, on Thursday 21st February from 10.30am to 3pm for Roman themed family activities.

The 2019 Pub Walk for Parkinson's will take place on Saturday 2nd March. Meeting & Registration at Farnsfield Cricket Club at 10:30 am.

Minster School pupil Tom Byrne was one of the ten winners of the University of Sheffield French Translation Competition 2018 and received an invite to a Translation Workshop.

The Southwell & District Lions Club 3rd Annual photo competition opened on 1st January. Now in its 3rd year, the competition, on the theme of SHADOWS, is open to all ages, with prizes for children, teenagers and adults. It's open to all amateur photographers in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire & Rutland.

Southwell Post Office Update. The Post Office is aiming to re-open next Monday 21st January. The Post Office team is currently awaiting the glass fitting and repairs which should be later this week.

Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel and Los Pacaminos featuring Paul Young, are among the star names being added to this year's Gate To Southwell Festival (June 6th to 9th).