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Ryton Chorale

14th June 2019
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Ryton Chorale

The Titchfield Library in Welbeck Abbey, on Saturday 22nd June at 7.30pm, is the setting for Ryton Chorale’s Summer Concert with its guests, the Pfungstadt Accordion Band. The programme will comprise light English and German music, with conductors David Wynne and Jens Jourdan, and a joint performance of Zadok the Priest by Handel. The concert will be followed with supper. read more

Friends of Milton Mausoleum

14th June 2019
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Friends of Milton Mausoleum

The Friends of Milton Mausoleum would like to invite you to call in any Sunday when the mausoleum is open between May and September from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. This season will bring changes to the building. Visit and speak to the volunteers who will be pleased to show you around and give you an insight into the lives of the 4th Duke of Newcastle and his wife Lady Georgiana who lived at Clumber Park. read more

The Musicality Singers

13th June 2019
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The Musicality Singers

It was seeing a poster for one of The Musicality Singers’ concerts that gave me pause for thought. It suddenly struck home that it was only by a simple twist of fate that I became a member of what was described as ‘one of the most popular choirs in the area’. It is only by chance that I’m part of it all. read more

Shireoaks WI

13th June 2019
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Shireoaks and District WI

Shireoaks WI members helped out at the newly refurbished Village Hall Open Day and Church Dedication day on 6th and 7th April, when people could see the wonderful transformation for themselves, and the WI ladies laid on the refreshments after the service in St Luke’s Church. read more

A song for every season

12th June 2019
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Ordsall Parish Hall

We love to grumble about the British weather, but the Carnival Band is determined to celebrate our climate in all its variety. So, umbrellas at the ready (figuratively speaking — this is an indoor gig!) and prepare to be entertained by one the most original acts on the folk and early music scene. Well-known for their recordings and concerts with folk superstar Maddy Prior, the band has toured throughout the UK and abroad, as far as Sudan and Japan. read more

Worksop Society of Artists

12th June 2019
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Worksop Society of Artists

Worksop Society of Artists will be holding a demonstration evening at the Cricket Club Worksop on 18th June, from 7.00pm to 9.00pm. The artist for the evening will be Kara Strachan, her subject is ‘Seascape in Acrylic’. There’s a fee of £4.00 for non-members, with refreshments at the interval. read more

Hospice expansion gets underway!

11th June 2019
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Bassetlaw Hospice

The expansion and refurbishment of Bassetlaw Hospice has started with the contractors now on site stripping out old fittings ready for the building work to begin. The work is expected to last for approximately six months. read more

Nottinghamshire Motor Neurone Disease Association

11th June 2019
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Nottinghamshire Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association

At the last support meeting of Nottingham Branch of the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA) in Retford, members were discussing (once again) how hard it is to find clothes you want to wear when getting in and out of your favourite things becomes physically more difficult or near impossible… finding clothes that are ‘fashionable’ rather than just wearing what’s currently available. read more

North Notts Association of National Trust Members

10th June 2019
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North Notts Association of National Trust Members

April’s meeting was the AGM at The Crossing, Newcastle Avenue, Worksop, on 17th April. Members heard the Chairman give the Annual Report about the interesting speakers and different outings which had been very varied and had all been very well received. read more

Heritage events at Worksop Library

10th June 2019
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Inspire Nottinghamshire Libraries

OUTLAWS AND VILLAINS
Explore our local heritage at June’s heritage talk at Worksop Library on Wednesday 19th June, from 2.00pm to 3.00pm. The talk will be titled Sherwood Forest: Outlaws and Villains. Using the most recent results from the Sherwood Forest Archaeology Project, and years of historical research, Andy Gaunt from Mercian Archaeological Services CIC will take you through the history, archaeology, landscape and people of Sherwood Forest. Learn about the Forest Law, Courts, Foresters and Keepers, the medieval landscape, villages, towns, palaces and people of the forest. Then hear about the outlaws in this captivating talk that really brings the medieval landscape to life.
Tickets for the talk are £3.00 and advanced booking is essential — please call 01623 677200, book at Worksop Library, or go to the What’s On section of the Inspire website to book online www.inspireculture.org.uk.

Home Cooked Heritage
On Wednesday 10th July, from 2.00pm to 3.00pm, Historian and Buildings Archaeologist James Wright is the heritage expert behind recent project ‘Home Cooked Heritage’ and has delved into Nottinghamshire Archives in search of interesting food-related stories. His background makes him ideally suited to reveal how food was prepared and served in earlier times.

Following previous sell-out talks, Worksop Library looks forward to welcoming back the engaging and entertaining James Wright for another fascinating presentation.

The Home Cooked Heritage project is supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund, www.hlf.org.uk, so there is no charge for this talk. However, advanced booking is essential — please call 01623 677200, book at Worksop Library, or go to the What’s On section of the Inspire website to book online, www.inspireculture.org.uk.