The National Garden Scheme team in Nottinghamshire is running a garden photography competition this year to celebrate the beautiful gardens they open, inviting high quality, eye-catching images and offering some great prizes.
These gardens featured are ‘open by arrangement’ which means visits are pre-booked for a more personalised visit on a pre-arranged date, there are a range of dates available, so visitors can decide on their most suitable option. Please visit www.ngs.org.uk for more information.
Newark Air Museum is on the road to reopening, opening the external displays at the museum on three days per week, typically Friday, Saturday and Sunday; this started in April, (with the option to switch from Friday to Monday on 3 May for the May Day Bank Holiday Weekend). This will be at a reduced admission rate to reflect the reduced number of exhibits that can be seen.
Chatsworth Farmyard is home to a number of the country’s rarest breeds of livestock and equines, including Suffolk Punch horses, Shire horses, Gloucestershire Old Spot pigs, Bagot goats and Cream Legbar chickens, with British Landrace pigs and Eriskay ponies due to join them soon.
The ‘BookBench’ sculpture trail, which has been organised by North Notts BID in collaboration with Wild in Art, a leading producer of spectacular public art events, will see 40 uniquely designed benches put on display across Worksop, Retford, Harworth and Tuxford for residents to find using a soon-to-be-released trail map.
A century of mixing innovation, design and passion has driven Maserati to create iconic vehicles, which have changed the way the world thinks about motoring – forever. Today this uniquely Italian recipe, kicks up into a new, higher gear with the arrival of a new brand global ambassador, David Beckham.
Mansfield District Council, supported by partners Mansfield BID, helped to ensure filming of scenes for the four-part limited series, starring Olivia Colman (The Favourite, The Crown) and David Thewlis (Wonder Woman, Fargo, the Harry Potter series), went smoothly.
The 40-minute route will take visitors along the Robin Hood Way footpath on the historic Welbeck estate, giving families the chance to explore art in a new way. The £60,000 project aims to draw more people to the visitor attractions, near Worksop, in North Nottinghamshire.
Author and award-winning TV producer, Jo Willett, will be joining an online event hosted by the Harley Gallery at Welbeck this summer. As author of the newly released The Pioneering Life of Mary Wortley Montagu, Jo will talk about the extraordinary Lady Mary and her friendship with Welbeck Abbey’s Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles Harley.