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What’s on at Worksop Library

7th March 2019
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Inspire Nottinghamshire Libraries

LIVE MUSIC
Jazz Steps Live at the Libraries presents: Young Pilgrims
Tuesday 12th March, 7.30pm read more

Threats and challenges for Britain’s seabirds

7th March 2019
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Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

The March meeting of the North Nottinghamshire Local Group of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust will feature a talk by David Parkin called ‘Britain’s Seabirds: Threats and Challenges’. They’re delighted to welcome David back; he’s given some outstanding bird talks in the past, so don’t miss out. read more

Young Carers collaborative event

7th March 2019
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Barnsley Premier Leisure

A Bassetlaw event, supported by Barnsley Premier Leisure (BPL), has helped identify young carers in the area and means that they will get vital support and funding that is available. BPL’s health and wellbeing officer Angie Dainty highlighted that there weren’t many events in Bassetlaw for young people who were caring for relatives and as Angie has first-hand experience of this through her grandchildren, she went to work arranging an event. read more

Witches’ mark discovery ‘largest in Britain’

7th March 2019
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Creswell Crags

Hundreds of protective marks, also known as Witches’ Marks, have been discovered at Creswell Crags, our local limestone gorge with history dating back 60,000 years. These Apotropaic marks, from the Greek apotrepein, meaning ‘to turn away’, have been discovered scribed into walls and ceilings of the caves, over dark holes and large crevices. read more

Tickhill Music Society

6th March 2019
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Tickhill Music Society

For their next concert, Tickhill Music Society welcome French pianist Emmanuel Despax to perform works by César Franck, Liszt and Schubert. This concert takes place on Friday 8th March, at 7.00pm at St Mary’s School, St Mary’s Road, Tickhill. Non-members pay £12.00 for each event at the door. Accompanied children (under 16) and students (aged 16 to 19) are admitted free of charge. read more

Library heritage events

6th March 2019
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Inspire Libraries

Explore our local heritage at three events coming up at Worksop Library. read more

The ‘March’ hare

5th March 2019
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Erin McDaid, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

Anyone with a passing interest in nature is likely to be looking out for signs that spring is around the corner and alongside the green shoots of spring flowers bursting through, a sure sign that spring has ‘sprung’ is the sight of “boxing hares”. read more

Lacemaker to speak at textiles group meeting

5th March 2019
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North Notts Creative Textiles Group

Jan Retford is a qualified local lacemaker specialising in Pillow Lace. She is the guest speaker at the next meeting of the North Notts Creative Textiles Group on Wednesday 6th March at 7.00pm at the Goodwin Hall, Retford.
She will give a short talk and demonstration of her craft and show examples of a range of hand-made lace. Visitors are very welcome. read more

The Arts Society Dukeries

5th March 2019
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The Arts Society Dukeries

The meeting on Wednesday 6th March, of The Arts Society Dukeries will be a lecture by Neil Faulkner on ‘Lawrence of Arabia: Excavating a Legend’. On the basis of sensational new evidence from archaeological fieldwork, Neil will contrast the legend of Lawrence of Arabia with the true story of what happened in the famous desert war of 1916 to 1918. Was Lawrence, as some claim, a liar and a charlatan? read more

Les Francophiles de Tickhill

4th March 2019
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Les Francophiles de Tickhill

On Wednesday 6th March Les Francophiles de Tickhill shall welcome Catherine Greensmith, who will talk in English about ‘The French Impressionists in London’. Many of them were forced to flee from Paris at the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian war in 1870: the group shall see how London benefited from their exile. Catherine, a French national and lecturer at Hull University, speaks for the Alliance Française in our area. read more