Over the past 60 years, Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust has worked to protect and enhance some of the most important places for nature in Nottinghamshire. We’re passionate about creating a healthy natural world which benefits us all, by putting nature’s recovery at the heart of everything we do.
The Chesterfield Canal Trust has run Santa Special cruises for decades. This year, our tripboat Seth Ellis will be running them from the Chequers Inn at Ranby on 2nd & 3rd, 9th & 10th, 16th & 17th and 23rd December.
There’s loads of music concerts, top family shows and elite sporting contests coming up at Nottingham Motorpoint Arena to put a sparkle in the festive calendar and provide that all important gifting inspiration. Hip-hop royalty Ice Cube & Cypress Hill; living legend Tom Jones and world-class rock act Killer Queen bring the noise in December with the spectacular arena-sized pantomime Peter Pan, Strictly Come Dancing Live and much more in store for 2024.
A Christmas Celebration on Monday 18 December, sees the Southwell Festival Voices join forces with director Marcus Farnsworth and narrator Simone Ibbett-Brown to share carols old and new in a stunning and atmospheric sequence of poetry and music celebrating the joy of Christmas.
Babworth Arts Festival 2023 Saturday 18th November 10am-4pm & Sunday 19th November 12noon-4pm All Saints’ Church, Babworth, DN22 8EP
At the 2023 Babworth Arts Festival, there will be a fantastic range of original paintings and other works from artists and art groups based in and around Retford – some of which will be available for sale. A brilliant display of quilts will also be on display with contributions from Retford U3A and individual quilters.
More stalls, more crafts, more entertainment……..stallholders are travelling from across the country including Leicester, York, and Chesterfield, as well as a wide range of local vendors. Retford Town Hall will have craft stalls in the Ballroom, Council Chamber and the Buttermarket where there will be a Café supplied by the Mayflower WI. Santa will be in his grotto all afternoon in the Town Hall after saying hello on stage at 12noon.
The advent of the cool, crisp air ushers in the winter season and a search for the quintessential beer with an alcohol warmth, or that extra special beer to drink on Christmas day?
Nicola Davison Reed is a photographer whose exhibition AL_ONE deals with the themes of aloneness, resilience, love, death, and rising from adversity.
The library, which is part of the new Broad Marsh Car Park and Bus Station complex, puts children, young people and learning at the heart of its design, with a high-quality children’s section, immersive storytelling room, extensive book collection and comfortable areas to sit and read.