Traditional family friendly event centred around the crowning of the village May Queen, preceded by the children’s procession from St. Swithin’s Church, and followed by maypole dancing performed by children from the local area around Wellow’s splendid 17m high permanent maypole.
Join expert, Patrick Harding, for illustrated talks and forest forays to learn how to identify edible and medicinal plants. From sorrel soup to nuts in May; from skin creams to digestive remedies - we will learn that plants have so much to offer.
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.
Join our Rangers and have a go at building a den in our woodlands. A great activity to get all the family involved, one thing to keep in mind, all members of the team/family must fit in the den once it is completed. Then join us around the campfire for to. Booking Not Needed. Children Welcome.
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.
Join us in the Chapel for the Requiem Mass, a service of thanksgiving and remembrance of the life of the Seventh Duke of Newcastle. Join us in the Chapel for the Requiem Mass, a service of thanksgiving and remembrance of the life of the Seventh Duke of Newcastle, to pray for his soul to be at peace. All welcome.
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.
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 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul
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 woodlan. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
We are proud to welcome back the Clumber Park 10K in 2018. This race is suitable for all abilities and is run on well marshalled and well-marked gently undulating courses away from traffic.
The event is open to runners aged 15 and over.
Entry fee for each race is 12 (UKA Affiliated), 14 (non-affiliated).
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.
Get the whole family out on bikes and join experienced ride leaders to explore the trails and tracks at Clumber Park. This event is suitable for all ages and follows a route that will take about 1 hour.
Bring your own bike (in road worthy condition) or hire a bike from our Cycle Centre at a discounted rate of 3.
Variety of pleasant English village gardens, with a flower festival in the church. Nursery House is a plantsman’s garden, secluded and private, with every plant meticulously labelled; waterfall and well stocked pond.
A small but full garden with interesting and unusual plants. The large border has collections of salvia, clematis and cranesbills. A diamond bed planted in 2016 with unusual colour combinations has excelled itself with vigorous growth.
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!
Book your visit in the early evening to explore the house at your own pace. Take in the spaces the family relaxed in after a busy days work at their grocers business as you wander through this family home. Take your time, pouring over our collection of every day family possessions and see what you can discover.
Ever wondered what is hidden within the cupboards and drawers at Mr Straw’s House' Join us for an exclusive behind the scenes tour. Come and discover something new at Mr Straw’s House, with a behind the scenes tour. Step over the ropes, and explore the collection further in our archive.
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.
Pink Floyd’s recording career spanned almost three decades and, for its 10th Anniversary, The Floyd Effect has chosen two of the band’s most remarkable albums to create The Bell And The Moon tour 2018.
“If you like music and guitars you will LOVE this show!” Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Hank Marvin, Brian May and Slash are just some of the outstanding guitar heroes you will have chance to experience in one amazing show!
presented by Ryton Chorale, conductor David Wynne
with Worksop Youth Choir, conductor Ruth Massey
and Priory School Ukelele Band
A programme of well known, popular and light music featuring well known favourites including The Hallelujah Chorus, O When The Saints Go Marching In and Londonderry Air.
Primordial Ooze, in the Land That Slime Forgot! Come and join in with the latest gooey craze of slime making! Make your own slime, add your additional extras such as glitter, food colouring and sequins, and take it away in your own slime tub!
Creswell Crags Museum and Visitor Centre, Crags Road, Worksop
Unusual mix of a very popular beautiful, well-known, organic, rural plant lovers’ garden with bounteous roses, clematis, campanula and lots else with sweeping lawns, lots of pond life; a small wrap-around cottage garden and a 6 acre wildflower meadow - part of an organic farm - visitors can be assured of an
This is a much loved 3 acre garden with mature and interesting specimen trees and wildflower borders, vibrant herbaceous borders and varied and interesting terraced planting leading down to the ponds and cave.
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.
Gate to Southwell Festival. Artists performing: Gretchen Peters, Lindisfarne, The Young'uns, Cara Dillon, Nine Below Zero, Habadekuk, The Fitzgeralds, Dallahan, John Smith, Blue Rose Code, The Outside Track, The Furrow Collective, The Destroyers, Kris Drever, Lil' Jimmy Reed Band, Truckstop Honeymoon, Luke...
What those terribly naughty Victorians who lived in the gothic opulence of Kelham Hall actually got up in their life of leisure finally revealed...
This weekend offers a rare opportunity to discover the outrageous goings on in this mansion...!
Kelham Hall & Country Park, Kelham near Newark, Nottinghamshire
TORWORTH on the Sunday is famous for its Strawberry Cream Teas and fun dog show.
This year the event looks to be bigger and better than ever. Entry is free and there are FREE activities for the children including a Bouncy Castle, Circus Balance Workshop, Face Painting and Sports.
After purchasing the house in 2012 a mass clearance was needed before a new garden could take shape. Help was enlisted for the preparation and layout of new beds and in structural design. The garden evolved as work progressed without a firm plan, which enabled a personal vision to be realised in the planting.
Patchings Art Centre is 30 years old. In celebration additional areas and walks have been created within the 50 acres of wild flower, woodland and meadow landscapes. The aim is to inspire and encourage artists to paint in the open, whilst providing enjoyment and tranquility for visitors.
Barlborough is an attractive historic village and a range of interesting buildings can be seen all around the village centre. The village is situated close to Renishaw Hall for possible combined visit.
During the school holidays, come and learn what being a Hardwick Ranger actually means, could you be a future ranger'
A fun activity for families to identify trees, sit in the estate vehicles and guess which tools carry out the tasks in the park. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Join the gardeners on a wander through the herb garden and find out about the uses of the different herbs. Join the gardeners on a wander through the herb garden, find out about the uses of the different herbs and the design of the herb garden. Booking Not Needed.