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Forest Live line-up confirmed for 2018!

27th May 2018
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Community Focus

Forest Live is a major live music series, managed by the Forestry Commission. Held every summer in seven beautiful forest locations across the country, over 1.5 million people have attended a gig in the programme’s seventeen-year history. read more

Wellow maypole celebrations

21st May 2018
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Maypole Wellow Celebrations

Spring may have been a little delayed this year, but the village of Wellow will be celebrating its arrival, come rain or shine, on the Late Spring Bank Holiday, Monday 28th May. Wellow Maypole Celebrations have been a feature of village life for well over a hundred years. Despite this, new visitors are always surprised by the size of the event and the range of attractions. read more

Why we love a royal wedding

18th May 2018
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Tracy Anderson

Unless you have been living on a desert Island with no Wi-Fi for the past 12 months it cannot have escaped your notice that a wedding is scheduled for this month, on Saturday 19th May.Now whether you are a flag-wavin g Royalist or consider them to be a bunch of elitist parasites, you can’t avoid there wiil be discussions over the dress, the guest list and the entertainment booked for the reception. read more

Richard Durrant’s charity concert

18th May 2018
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Community Focus

Concert guitarist and composer Richard Durrant is to tour the UK in 2018 as part of his Stringhenge album launch, including a show at St Mary’s Church in Edwinstowe on 13th June, in aid of the Sherwood Forest Trust. The ten-date tour starts at St Magnus Cathedral, Orkney and finishes in Sussex on 22nd June. read more

Ryton Chorale

16th May 2018
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Ryton Chorale

Ryton Chorale’s Summer Concert will include the first appearance of the recently formed Worksop Youth Choir under its conductor, Ruth Massey. The Ukulele Group of Priory School will also be playing. The concert is on Saturday 16th June at Christchurch, Thievesdale Lane, Worksop, starting at 7.30pm. read more

Daneshill Sailing Club Push The Boat Out 2018

14th May 2018
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Daneshill Sailing Club

Daneshill Sailing Club are again taking part in the Royal Yacht Associstion (RYA) Push The Boat Out event, in which clubs and centres across the country play host to both seasoned sailors and beginners at over 380 locations across the UK. read more

The Crafty Tea Room

14th May 2018
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The Crafty Tea Room

Art and craft enthusiasts are invited to a free social club — The Crafty Tea Room — at The Church Rooms, Edwinstowe every Friday, from 11.00am to 1.00pm. Join other like-minded people for a chat and bring along your latest craft project to work on in a fun and friendly environment and indulge in a selection and tasty treats — tea, coffee and cake will cost £2.75. read more

Bringing artists into view with Open Studios Notts

13th May 2018
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Community Focus

In May and June 2018 artists and makers from across Nottinghamshire invite you to visit their studios and events, with exhibitions also held at Retford Library, Arnold Library and Beeston Library. There is free entry to most events — a few make a small charge to help cover costs or for charity. Events local to us are: read more

Dukeries Third Age Group

11th May 2018
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Dukeries Third Age Group

The meeting of Dukeries Third Age Group on Monday 14th May at 1.00pm at the Jubilee Hall, Wellow Road, Ollerton will be the group’s AGM. There will also be a tombola and plant stall. Dukeries Third Age Group meetings are held on the third Monday of every month, there is usually a speaker and you are able to find out about the many different and interesting groups you could join. read more

NGS Open Gardens in May 2018

10th May 2018
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Community Focus

The weather is warmer; the borders are blooming and now is the perfect time to visit a Nottinghamshire National Garden Scheme open garden. There are 15 gardens open this month, giving visitors lots of choice, but why choose just one garden? Many visitors like to combine two gardens and this month that is perfectly possible. Entry is free for children.

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