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Today to Sat 19 May, by distance, closest first.    

More details - Rattlejag Morris May Day Sunrise
Rattlejag Morris will be singing and dancing in the first sunrise of summer at dawn on the top of Laxton’s ancient castle hill, followed by breakfast butties and beer (for a small donation).
Laxton castle mound, off Hill Lane, opp church on Main Street, Laxton, Notts.
Tue 1 May

More details - Norwell Nurseries - Open Garden for NGS
Jewel box of over 2,500 different, beautiful and unusual plants sumptuously set out in a one acre plantsmans garden incl shady garden with orchids, woodland gems, cottage garden borders, alpine and scree areas. Pond with opulently planted margins. Extensive herbaceous borders and effervescent colour themed beds.
Norwell Nurseries, Norwell
Sun 13 May

More details - East Markham Scarecrow Trail, Garage and Tabletop Sales
East Markham Scarecrow Trail, Tabletop and Garage Sales on Saturday 12th May. The first Scarecrow Trail in East Markham was last year and it proved one of the most successful and fun events of the year so we’re hoping to repeat or even improve on that this year.
East Markham Village Hall
Sat 12 May

More details - Chris, Denny and Emily @The HopBarn
Chris and Denny have been bringing their unique sound to audiences across Europe and the USA since the early 1990s, when a chance meeting at a music session created one of folk music’s most enduring partnerships.
The HopBarn Hopyard Farm Hockerwood lane Southwell
Today

More details - Gilmore & Roberts @ the HopBarn
TrueBlue Music is delighted to have secured this oppoprtunity to promote this wonderful duo in the beautiful surroundings of the HopBatn Southwell.
The HopBarn Hopyard Farm Hockerwood lane Southwell
Sat 19 May

More details - The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS
Celebrating 21yrs since major planting transformation. Single handed labour of love has grown out of hillside pony paddocks into much admired landscape gardens. One-time playground for children, a source of shared pleasure from village openings incl 16 yrs for NGS.
The Old Vicarage, Halam
Sun 6 May

More details - The Workhouse, Southwell - International Women's Day
Join us at The Workhouse as we celebrate International Women’s Day with the launch of ’Suffragette and Suffragists: 1918-2018’ textile exhibition. Booking Not Needed.
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell,
Today to Sun 6 May

More details - The Workhouse, Southwell - Women in Power
The Workhouse is working in partnership with the National Trust Public Programme to present an exhibition of photographs and paintings from National Portrait Gallery entitled Women and Power.
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell,
Sat 28 Apr to Tue 26 Jun

More details - The Workhouse, Southwell - Who Cares?
Nottingham Trent Theatre Design Students and The Workhouse are creating an exciting and intriguing performative costume event ’Who Cares'’. The students will be working with volunteers and young homeless people to create costumes that speak through time about care work. Booking Not Needed.
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell,
Sat 28 Apr

More details - The Workhouse, Southwell - The National Portrait Gallery Faces of Change: Votes for Women
The Workhouse is working in partnership with the Women and Power National Trust public programme to present an exhibition of photographs and paintings from the National Portrait Gallery.
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell,
Sun 29 Apr to Wed 27 Jun

More details - The Workhouse, Southwell - International Women's Day
Join us at The Workhouse as we celebrate International Women’s Day with the launch of ’Suffragette and Suffragists: 1918-2018’ textile exhibition. Booking Not Needed.
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell,
Mon 7 May to Thu 5 Jul

More details - The Workhouse, Southwell - Working Workhouse Women 1918
South Essex College of Further & Higher Education Costume Construction Course Project: costume exhibition of traditional historical costume based on research from The Workhouse Southwell from Lady Laura Ridding to nurses and teacher to paupers. Booking Not Needed.
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell,
Wed 16 May to Sat 14 Jul

More details - Clumber Park - Spring Exhibition Worksop Society of Artists
Visit the Discovery Centre to view our Spring Exhibition from the Worksop Society Of Artists. Booking Not Needed. Children are welcome. Assistance Dogs only are welcome.
Clumber Park, Worksop
Today to Thu 26 Apr

More details - Clumber Park - Clumber Park parkrun
Enjoy a run through the woodland and parkland around Clumber Park. Starting from the Burrow (located near the cricket ground) this 5km (two lap course) takes you through the woodland and parkland of Clumber Park. If you would like an official time you will need to register at www.parkrun.org.
Clumber Park, Worksop
Today, Sat 28 Apr

More details - Clumber Park - Trust 10
A free monthly 10k trail run through the woodland paths. See the beauty of the seasons changing. Free, fun, informal, forever and for everyone. Come and Trust10 with us. Join us on the fourth Sunday of the month for our free 10k run. Registration is on the day at 8.
Clumber Park, Worksop
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Clumber Park - Pushabout Clumber
Pushabout walks are aimed at anyone walking with a baby or toddler in a pushchair wanting to become more physically active. The walks are over terrain suitable for pushchairs and last approximately 1 hour, usually with a distance of 2 to 3 miles. Booking Not Needed. children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Clumber Park, Worksop
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 9 May

More details - Clumber Park - Clumber Park Runners
If you are completely new to running, looking to ease yourself back into some gentle exercise or training for a parkrun or Race for Life, this is the perfect group for you. Join our qualified Leaders in Running Fitness, in the beautiful setting of Clumber Park to gradually build your fitness and confidence in running.
Clumber Park, Worksop
Wed 25 Apr, Wed 2 May

More details - Clumber Park - Nordic Walking Group Session
The workout that tones the whole body! Burns 46% more calories than ordinary walking. Great for neck, shoulder and back problems. Easy on the knees and joints. Suitable for all levels / ages. Sociable, safe outdoor exercise.
Clumber Park, Worksop
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Clumber Park - Drop in walks with volunteer rangers
Join our volunteer rangers on a guided walk around less familiar parts of Clumber Park reflecting a diverse range of habitats. The walk will last between 2-3 hours and cover up to 6 miles. The walk covers a mixture of surfaces across heathland and woodlands so paths may be muddy in places.
Clumber Park, Worksop
Tue 1 May

More details - Clumber Park - Nordic Walking Group Session
The workout that tones the whole body! Burns 46% more calories than ordinary walking. Great for neck, shoulder and back problems. Easy on the knees and joints. Suitable for all levels / ages. Sociable, safe outdoor exercise.
Clumber Park, Worksop
Fri 4 May, Fri 11 May, Fri 18 May, Fri 25 May

More details - Clumber Park - Clumber Park parkrun
Enjoy a run through the woodland and parkland around Clumber Park. Starting from the Burrow (located near the cricket ground) this 5km (two lap course) takes you through the woodland and parkland of Clumber Park. If you would like an official time you will need to register at www.parkrun.org.
Clumber Park, Worksop
Sat 5 May, Sat 12 May, Sat 19 May, Sat 26 May

More details - Clumber Park - Clumber Park Runners
If you are completely new to running, looking to ease yourself back into some gentle exercise or training for a parkrun or Race for Life, this is the perfect group for you. Join our qualified Leaders in Running Fitness, in the beautiful setting of Clumber Park to gradually build your fitness and confidence in running.
Clumber Park, Worksop
Wed 9 May, Wed 16 May, Wed 23 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Clumber Park - Walkabout Clumber
A great way to become more active with walking for health. The time taken varies depending on the walk length which are 1, 3, 5 and 8 mile walks. Booking Not Needed. Children welcome. Dogs on leads welcome.
Clumber Park, Worksop
Sun 13 May

More details - Livewire
Livewire & more TBA. Artists performing: Livewire.: Tickets avaiable.
The Workmans and The Black Market Venue, Warsop
Sat 28 Apr

More details - Discover England's last hidden Victorian Gothic country mansion this weekend..!
This weekend visit one of England’s last hidden country houses still in private ownership - the astonishing Victorian Gothic Kelham Hall near Newark and enjoy the rare opportunity of having a guided tour which includes the astonishing upstairs rooms which can only be viewed on this exclusive guided tour!
Kelham Hall & Country Park, Kelham near Newark, Nottinghamshire
Sun 22 Apr

More details - Finger Puppet Fun Craft Bomb
Get creative at an artist led Craft Bomb workshop. Come along and make finger puppets from lots of different recycled and craft materials. It is sure to be a fun workshop – why not put on your own puppet show afterwards with the results! This event is part of the Mansfield Local History Fair.
Mansfield Central Library Four Seasons Centre West Gate, Mansfield Nottinghamshire
Sun 13 May

More details - Whalebone: Mirabilia Tour
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
South Scarlett Community Centre, St Helena’s Church, South Scarle, Newark
Sat 19 May

More details - RETFORD CHARTER DAY MONDAY 7th MAY 2018
Family fun day with all entertainment free there are vintage tractors,vintage cars,charity market,trade market,craft fair plus arena events motor show fun fair indoor events plus mix and mingle acts food and drinks in fact everything you need for a great family fun day out, for any enquiries please contact me by
RETFORD MARKET SQUARE,KINGS PARK
Mon 7 May

More details - Mum2mum Market Mansfield
**NEED TO DECLUTTER?** Recently seen on Dragons’ Den, book your stall at the award winning Mum2mum Market to sell your quality nearly new baby and children’s clothes, toys, equipment and maternity wear and keep ALL of the profits! Book your stall now at the Mum2mum Market website.
Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street, Mansfield
Sat 28 Apr

More details - All About Dogs
The All About Dogs show is a fun day out for the whole family to enjoy that you and your furry companion will not want to miss. The show consists of arena displays, demonstrations, activities and family entertainment as well as expert advice and unbeatable shopping opportunities.
Newark Showground
Today and Sun 22 Apr

More details - Nottinghamshire County Show
Heavy horses, cattle, sheep and pigs are set to take centre stage at this year’s Nottinghamshire County Show on May 12 and 13, including a number of action horses that recently featured in popular period dramas Poldark, Victoria and Peaky Blinders.
The Showground, Lincoln Road, Winthorpe, Newark, Nottinghamshire
Sat 12 May and Sun 13 May

More details - Farndon Book fair
Small village hall book fair with 20 dealers in attendance offering a wide range of books for sale on various subject matters. Includes fiction, antiquarian, new and used books, maps, prints and ephemera. The venue has ample free parking for fair visitors. Light refreshments are served all day.
Village Hall, Farndon, Near Newark, Nottinghamshire
Sun 29 Apr

More details - Keith Hearnshaw Organ Concert
The ’Ambassador of the Organ’ plays a wide ranging programme from a favourite Hitchcock theme, to the Finale of the Saint-Saens Organ Symphony
The Crossing, Newcastle Street, Worksop
Today

More details - Ryton Chorale present Mozart's Requiem and Coronation Mass
Ryton Chorale presents Mozart’s Requiem and Coronation Mass Conductor David Wynne Soloists: Soprano - Alexandra Wynne, Alto – Jenny Bianco, Tenor – Oliver Vincent, Bass – Sam Oram Organist: Simon Lumby at The Crossing, Newcastle Street, Worksop, S80 2AT Sunday 13th May
The Crossing, Newcastle Street, Worksop
Sun 13 May

More details - Push the Boat Out/Try Sailing
An opportunity to try sailing for free. Come down to our friendly club - named the RYA/Yachts&Yachting Sailing Club of the year 2018 Come in clothes that you don’t mind getting wet in.
Notts County Sailing Club Hoveringham Lane
Sat 12 May

More details - Mr Straw's House - Lecture Afternoon Teas
New for 2018! A series of talks followed by tea and scones. A series of talks followed by tea and scones. 9 May: Florence: Women and Changing Traditions 3 July: 25 years at Mr Straw’s House 11 October: Conservation at Mr Straw’s House. Booking Essential. Phone: 01909 482380.
Mr Straw’s House, 5-7 Blyth Grove, Worksop,
Wed 9 May

More details - Mr Straw's House - Worksop Walks
Join us for a guided walk, taking in the places the Straw’s worked, worshipped and wandered. Learn a little more about the history of Worksop and the Straw family on this walk through the town. Tours are running from 10:00am from Warwick Villa, 5 Blyth Grove. Booking Essential. Phone: 01909 482380.
Mr Straw’s House, 5-7 Blyth Grove, Worksop,
Wed 16 May

More details - Margaret Harrison. Subject tbc
Coddington History Group invite you to a welcome return visit by Margaret, she is always a popular amusing speaker - even if we don’t know the topic yet!
Coddington Village Hall, Main Street,
Thu 17 May

More details - 38 Main Street - Open Garden for NGS
Varied acre. Bamboo fenced Asian species area with traditional outdoor wood fired Ofuro bath, herbaceous border, raised rhododendron bed, vegetables, greenhouse, pond area and art studio and terrace.
38 Main Street, Nottingham
Sun 13 May

More details - Capability Barn - Open Garden for NGS
Later dates this year for new selection of plants in imaginatively planted, large country garden. Tulips mingle with daffs/wisteria adorns barn front - erythroniums/primulas/pulmonaria in long borders together with Rhodo/azaleas/apple blossom star in May.
Capability Barn, Hoveringham
Sun 22 Apr, Sun 20 May

More details - Bat Walk
Bat walk and illustrated talk - find out more about these fascinating, but often misunderstood creatures by joining Dr Sheila Wright and members of the Nottinghamshire Bat Group for an escorted walk to see the species of bat that inhabit Wollaton Park.
WOLLATON PARK WOLLATON
Thu 26 Apr

More details - Book, Music and Ephemera Fair
Our annual book sale of the new year. For all book lovers come along and pick up a bargain on Saturday, 19 May, 2018 @ Lowdham Village Hall, 9.30am to 3pm Free entry for all public. Refreshments available many home made at affordable prices. Stalls £15 & £20.
Lowdham Village Hall, opposite The Ship Pub, Main Street, Lowdham, Nottingham.
Sat 19 May

More details - pleasley pit beer and cider festival
20+ local beers 8+ ciders + prosecco and wine bar entertainment Friday and Saturday food available situated on local bus routes to Mansfield Chesterfield Sheffield and Nottingham
The Winding Engine House Pleasley Colliery Pit Lane Pleasley
Fri 27 Apr, Sun 29 Apr

More details - Burton Joyce Community Market
Our community market offers an excellent range of food produce and crafts. Food includes Great Cheese company’s heritage cheeses, Blackthorn Rare Breed meats, fresh vegetables and choices of jams, jellies, marmalades and preserves.
Burton Joyce Village Hall, Trent Lane, Burton Joyce, Nottingham
Sat 12 May, Sat 9 Jun

More details - Woodpeckers - Open Garden for NGS
4 acres of mature woodland and formal gardens with spectacular views over Trent Valley. Carpets of snowdrops at Feb/March opening. 500 rhododendrons/azaleas in May. Scented rose tunnel/wisteria arbour. Balustrade terrace for teas. Glade with 200yr old cedars overlooking ponds, waterfalls and croquet lawn.
Woodpeckers, Nottingham
Sun 13 May

More details - Those Were The Days
An afternoon of nostalgia remembering the stars of the ’Fabulous Fifties’ and Swinging sixties featuring a great cast.
Bonington Theatre Arnold
Tue 1 May

More details - Hardwick - Monthly Ranger walks
Enjoy the Hardwick parkland through the changing seasons on a guided walk with a Ranger. Booking Not Needed.
Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield,
Fri 27 Apr

More details - Hardwick - Explore the Hardwick attics
Find out more about the collection at Hardwick and discover the treasures in our attics. From the textile store to the unusual plaster mouldings there is plenty to discover in the attics. Booking Not Needed.
Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield,
Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May, Thu 17 May, Thu 24 May, Thu 31 May

More details - Hardwick - Explore Hardwick's Attics
Ever wanted to take sneaky peek upstairs and see what’s hidden up in the attics' Join our room guides on Thursdays in May and June to explore the attics of Hardwick Hall and see what’s kept in storage. See objects uncovered and find out about their stories (excluding school holidays).
Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield,
Thu 3 May, Thu 10 May, Thu 17 May, Thu 24 May

More details - Great British Food Festival
More than ‘just another food festival’, The Great British Food Festival combines the nation’s love of great food and drink with some of the country’s most treasured locations, providing a unique opportunity to explore new flavours and beautiful venues, all at the same time!
Hardwick Hall, Chesterfield
Sat 5 May to Mon 7 May