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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Made For You?: A Solo Exhibition by Matthew Kel
14th – 28th April
Opening Night: Friday 13th April, 6-9pm
Surface Gallery is pleased to present the second instalment of Made For You?, a series of multi-venue exhibitions by artist Matthew Kel.
This April at Surface Gallery, Reflection asks, what is portraiture today?
Chosen from over 300 submissions, the exhibition will showcase a selection of contemporary art from across the world. Reflection features 27 artworks by 14 artists that expand the definition of portraiture.
This Spring, LEGO Friends invites children and their families to join them on the House of Heart Tour, which will be travelling to 8 intu shopping centres across the UK in a quest to put more heart into the world.
A top comedy spot in Lincolnshire is hosting its 7th big comedy night with a fantastic line up of fabulous standup comedians.
The Big Leadenham Comedy Night is back again and will be bringing some of the finest comedy around, to the George Hotel.
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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.
For half a century, the cover of the Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper has provoked almost as much fascination and speculation as the album’s music. Dr Marcus Collins (Loughbrough University) is currently researching‘The Beatles and the Permissive Society’ for the first monograph on the group by an academic British historian.
THiNK:, Cobden Chambers, off Pelham St, Nottingham
Due to popular demand our offer for families is growing! This season we’re thrilled to announce that Saturday Art Club will now take place each and every Saturday morning (during exhibition periods). So just drop in and rely on us to kick start your weekend with creative fun for all the family.
New Art Exchange 39-41 Gregory Boulevard Nottingham Nottinghamshire
Inspire and Leicester Print Workshop artist Sue Rowland have worked with groups of Nottinghamshire people in Libraries and with young people in special schools to create a unique Nottinghamshire Myriorama.
West Bridgford Library Bridgford Road West Bridgford
The Netherlands National Circus.
West Bridgford, Bridge Field, NG2 6AP.
Tue 24th - Sun 29th April 2018.
Show times. Tue at 7pm, Wed-Fri at 4:45pm & 7:30pm, Sat at 2pm & 4:45pm & 7:30pm, Sun at 12noon & 3pm.
Our brand new show for 2018.
Harron Homes are hosting an exclusive ‘meet and greet’ event at their Sandlands Park development at 1-3pm on Saturday 21st April.
The event will give locals and racing fans the opportunity to meet professional racing car driver, Max Coates.
Sandlands Park, Lovesey Avenue, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire
Music for Everyone invites players to come and explore the wonderful string orchestra repertoire under the baton of an expert.
Richard Howarth is a distinguished violinist and a dynamic conductor with a wealth of experience leading and directing orchestras.
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.
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.
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.