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The Arts Society Dukeries

2nd April 2019
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The Arts Society Dukeries

The Wednesday 3rd April meeting of the Arts Society Dukeries will be a lecture by Susan Kay-Williams called ‘With Just a Needle and Thread’. This constantly changing lecture features a wide variety of work from the RSN collection and from current and recent students. Showcasing many embroidery techniques, this lecture will open eyes as to just what can be achieved with a needle and thread. read more

Sherwood Forest Probus Club

2nd April 2019
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Sherwood Forest Probus Club

Sherwood Forest Probus Club, Edwinstowe held the monthly meeting on Thursday 7th March at South Forest Complex, Edwinstowe. 14 members were entranced by the speakers’ explanation and description of the magnificent plant the ECHIUM. The speakers, Linda and Ray Heywood from Edwinstowe, are very enthusiastic about this plant and this showed in their presentation. read more

WIN tickets to All About Dogs with Sherwood Life!

1st April 2019
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Competitions

The All About Dogs Show is the UK’s largest and fastest growing festival devoted to dogs and their owners — and this April it’s returning to Newark. Created by dog lovers for dog lovers it’s the ultimate weekend of canine fun, entertainment and adventure for you and your four-legged friend. read more

Parkinson’s UK

1st April 2019
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Parkinson’s UK Bassetlaw Branch

A lively meeting of the Bassetlaw branch of Parkinson’s UK took place in March and was enjoyed by everyone.
The meeting on Tuesday 2nd April will welcome Meryl White talking about ‘Grandma Abson — Traditional Baking’ and there will also be cake and biscuits for sampling. Tuesday 7th May will see Rachel Barrowcliffe demonstrate ‘Container gardening… growing veg in pots’. read more

Sherwood Yarn talk

1st April 2019
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North Notts Creative Textiles Group

Rachael Cook is the founder of Sherwood Yarn, which is locally-based and dyes wool and sells knitting kits to make her specially-designed lightweight shawls, sweaters and hats. Rachael is passionate about the timeless quality of her colour dyes, inspired by and named for the heritage of Sherwood Forest. read more

Knit and Natter Group

1st April 2019
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Knit and Natter Group

Please go along on the first Tuesday of every month at 2.30pm to the friendly Knit and Natter Group. This is held at the Methodist Church, Forest Road, Ollerton. Members knit and crochet items for charity or the local community. Tea and biscuits are provided. You can also do your own knitting and crochet. Wool and needles are provided, if needed. read more

Friends of Milton Mausoleum

31st March 2019
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Friends of Milton Mausoleum

The 2019 season of events organised by the Friends of Milton Mausoleum begins with the fifth Friends of Milton Mausoleum Lunch at the West Retford Hotel, Retford on Sunday 14th April, at 12.30pm for 1.00pm. Tickets cost £18.00 for adults and £10.00 for children. They hope you can join them at this popular venue for an afternoon with friends. read more

WIN tickets to Nottinghamshire County Show with Sherwood Life!

30th March 2019
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Competitions

Experience a great traditional family day out this spring to Nottinghamshire County Show. We have a family ticket to give away to five lucky readers in our latest competition. To be in with a chance of winning post the completed entry form to us or email your details to competitions@sherwoodlife.com. read more

Ollerton Jubilee Gardening Club

29th March 2019
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Ollerton Jubilee Gardening Club

On 5th March, 22 members and visitors gathered at the Jubilee Hall for the Annual General Meeting of the club. After the formalities were over, the speakers for the evening were club members Ray and Linda Heywood of Echium World, who were making a return visit as speakers to update club members on their progress with the restoration of part of the Walled Garden at Thoresby Hall. read more

Frack Free Sherwood Forest and Edwinstowe

29th March 2019
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Frack Free Sherwood Forest and Edwinstowe

The major arguments being put forward in support of fracking include the tens of thousands of jobs it will create and cheaper energy for everyone. We are also told that we will have an energy crisis if we do not go ahead with fracking. However, fracking has no social license. read more