The Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, the Right Reverend Paul Williams, has taken his seat in the House of Lords.

Southwell Music Festival is back with its first full-scale festival in three years, featuring over 40 unmissable live events.

Southwell Racecourse's hugely popular Advertiser Ladies Day returns in 2022 on Sunday 14th August, and confirmed to DJ live after racing is English actor, musician and radio broadcaster, Martin Kemp!

Read the July issue featuring:

- Southwell Music Festival

- The return of the Robin Hood Festival

Newark Book Festival returns with treats for all ages from 7th - 10th July.

James Evans has just been awarded Southwell's Man of the Year by Slimming World after losing an amazing five and a half stones in just 10 months.

On Thursday 2nd June, as part of the Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations, a specially commissioned art installation was projected onto the west façade of Southwell Minster.

Last month saw the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War. Local resident Kevin Harper was one of the Royal Marine Commandos who served in the conflict. He kindly shared his story with the Bramley.

Clients from Reach Learning Disability in Southwell recently welcomed family carers for lunch to show their appreciation for all their support.

Read the May issue here:

More than two months after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and with the ensuing aggression still very much in the news, families from the war-torn area are beginning to arrive in the UK.



Southwell showed its generous and sunny side on 26th March when a large number of people came out to buy tickets for the Southwell Scouts Easter Hamper Raffle.

Read the April issue here:

We are delighted to share with you a story of great success for one of the Minster School's fabulous Year 12 Photography and Art students Jess Weaver.

Saxophonist Rob Burton makes his debut performance at Southwell Minster this Saturday, 12th March, joining forces with the English Pro Musica string orchestra and award winning Nottingham Trent University Chamber Choir.

Les Misérables is a big production in any sense of the word. Soaring music; complex sets and emotive characters, it needs performers of some stature and maturity to do it justice and the students at the Minster School did just that!

Read the March issue here:

International artists from the USA, Canada and Australia will grace the stages of this summer's Gate To Southwell Festival (14th to 17th July).

Before COVID hit many people in the town felt that we needed a place for the young people of Southwell and the surrounding area.

The collection phase of the Rotary Christmas tree campaign has ended satisfactorily with some 200 Christmas trees being collected from householders within the Bramley distribution area.

History was made on Saturday 22nd January as Southwell Minster received its first ever Canon Missioner.