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Inner Wheel Club of Retford

16th March 2019
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Inner Wheel Club of Retford

Over the course of a year, the Inner Wheel Club of Retford is lucky enough to gather many items kindly donated or made by the people of Retford and Worksop. A number of ladies knit and crochet regularly to provide blankets and knitted baby jackets and hats for those to whom the club send Baby Bundles in Africa. read more

The Dukeries Singers

15th March 2019
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The Dukeries Singers

Having walked to deliver a parcel to a friend, I was pleased to find that the sprinkle of snow had all but disappeared. The broken wrist from the fall last September regularly haunts me! After the snowdrops and crocus, the hellebores and daffodils have triumphantly fan-fared their way into spring and there are new shoots appearing every day. read more

Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw

15th March 2019
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Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw

Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw presents Sewhat, a choreographed catwalk show celebrating young people’s talent. It takes place on Wednesday 27th March at 7.00pm at North Notts Arena in Worksop. Tickets cost £4.00 on the door.
You can also support the Focus on Young People in Bassetlaw charity and see the beautiful grounds of the Welbeck Estate at their annual Welbeck 10k Fun Run/Walk on Sunday 12th May. read more

Between the Lines Music and Language Festival

14th March 2019
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Between the Lines Music and Language Festival

Show your support for Retford student Georgia Crossland, who is organising the Between the Lines Music and Language Festival in Sheffield as part of her international event management university studies. The event will be on Sunday 7th April from 10.00am to 2.00pm at the Theatre Deli in Sheffield City Centre and all proceeds will be donated to Sheffield Children’s Hospital.

The event is for children age three to nine, with tickets being £3.00 per child. The event aims to promote learning languages at a young age and that languages and music can help with other aspects of school and home life. There will be craft activities to take part in as well as being able to make your own instruments, learn languages through songs and there will be a salsa performance with the opportunity for children to join in.
For tickets see www.betweenthelinesfestival.com.

Bassetlaw NCT Nearly New Sale

14th March 2019
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Bassetlaw NCT

Bag a bargain at the next Bassetlaw NCT Nearly New Sale on 30th March. It takes place at North Notts Arena, Eastgate, Worksop S80 1QS, where there will be preloved quality baby and children’s clothes, equipment, books and toys for sale at bargain prices. The sale opens at 11.30am (11.00am for members) and there is a £1.00 entry fee which will go to the NCT charity. read more

A unique way of supporting Bassetlaw Hospice

14th March 2019
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Bassetlaw Hospice

If you’re looking to book a holiday this year there’s a way you can make a donation to Bassetlaw Hospice at the same time. Local independent travel consultant Gerald Bowers has chosen the Hospice as his charity of the year and has made a pledge to donate £20.00 for every holiday booked and completed in 2019 (£300 minimum spend applies). read more

Ryton Chorale

14th March 2019
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Ryton Chorale

Ryton Chorale is presenting something different in March — an auction in on Friday 29th March in St Saviour’s Community Hall, Welham Road, Retford. Up for bids will be promises by choir members of a variety of lots including a special venue visit, lawn mowing, a ready-made meal and greetings card packs with original art work. read more

Wheatley Local History Society

13th March 2019
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Wheatley Local History Society

On 21st January after some announcements and discussion, Wheatley Local History Society members entertained themselves with their annual series of members’ stories and research ‘discoveries’. About half of those at the meeting had prepared a short presentation. The first involved a great grandfather who presented the initial problem of tracing him on census returns as his family was easily found but he was not present. read more

East Markham Experience

13th March 2019
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East Markham Village Hall

The ‘East Markham Experience’ is the rather grand name of an annual event in the village hall at East Markham, aimed at giving all local societies and associations an opportunity to promote their club and activities and locate new members and interests. read more

Dukeries Woodturning Society

13th March 2019
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Dukeries Woodturning Society

Dukeries Woodturning Society’s AGM heard of the club’s great success in every way since moving to the Jubilee Hall in Ollerton. Their finances are looking stable and suggest that they can enter the year ahead anticipating an interesting and successful programme of demonstrators and opportunities. read more