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Bassetlaw Cardiac Support Group

2nd April 2019
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Bassetlaw Cardiac Support Group

Unfortunately, due to ill health, Bassetlaw Cardiac Support Group’s organised speaker was unable to attend their meeting in Retford on Friday 1st March. However, Annette Voice, representing Buzzom Buddiez (Bassetlaw Breast Cancer Support Group) saved the day by stepping in, very last minute, to talk to the group. read more

Les Francophiles de Tickhill

2nd April 2019
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Les Francophiles de Tickhill

On Wednesday 3rd April, Les Francophile de Tickhill shall be entertained by the Yorkshire plants woman, Sarah Hopps, who will give an illustrated talk on ‘The Gardens of France’. As well as running her own nursery, Sarah leads guided tours to gardens abroad. She will also set up a stall of her own spring produce, so come prepared to purchase beautiful plants! read more

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

Voglia d’Italia

2nd April 2019
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Voglia d’Italia

Voglia d’Italia (the Italian Society for South Yorks and North Notts) presents ‘La Cappella dei Soldati: A Masterpiece in Miniature’. Vice President Carol Hill presents the story of the Chapel in Orkney, built in WWII by Italian prisoners of war. The meeting takes place on Friday 5th April at 7.30pm at Tickhill Pavilion, Tithes Lane, Tickhill DN11 9QN. Non-members are welcome for a £3.00 admission fee. For further information call 01709 370895. read more

WIN tickets to All About Dogs with Worksop 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

The Beehive Folk Club

1st April 2019
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The Beehive Folk Club

John Watterson aka Jake Thackray will be the guest at The Beehive Folk Club, Winney Hill Harthill S26 7YL on Friday 5th April at 8.00pm. Doors open at 7.15pm. For tickets, contact Peter Garratt on 0114 2352850 or garratt-p@sky.com.
Jake Thackray’s songs are funny, poignant, witty, tricky, romantic and wise. They are also very hard to perform and that is one of the reasons we don’t hear them so much. read more

Whitwell Local History Group

1st April 2019
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Whitwell Local History Group

Whitwell Local History Group meets every Tuesday at 7.00pm in Whitwell Community Centre. All are welcome. The programme for April is as follows: read more

Shireoaks Village Hall

31st March 2019
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Shireoaks Village Hall

Shireoaks Village Hall has undergone a major refurbishment over the last four months, to bring this well loved and well used community facility up to the latest standards. This mammoth task would not have been possible without the £10k awarded to the project by National Lottery Community Fund. Alongside other grants, St Luke’s Church and the community have raised funds locally to enable the whole hall to be transformed. read more