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Newark Archive

Jul 8, 2024
Newark Market Place
The installation, organised by Newark and Sherwood District Council in partnership with Newark Town Board through their Newark Heart project, follows last year’s successful Neurodiversity Umbrella project with Newark Creates which saw fantastic colourful umbrellas up above the marketplace. These were so well received that the aim is to replicate that success and iconic imagery again for 2024.

Jul 3, 2024
Newark Air Museum
The Loan Agreement was finalised on 21st June 2024. Thanks to a lot of pre-planning and preparation work, the Prone Meteor was moved from the RAFM Cosford site to NAM’s site in eastern Nottinghamshire, close to the border with Lincolnshire, on Monday 24thJune, 2024.

Jul 4, 2023
Newark Book Festival
Newark Book Festival is almost here and it’s making final preparations for a feast of fun-filled family entertainment where imaginative tales, animal friends and super stories spill out of books and across the town’s streets. The festival runs from the Thursday 6th to the Sunday 9th of July and is action-packed with engaging author talks, writing workshops, storytelling sessions and exciting street theatre and, with the return of our fabulous literature village in the Market Place, it all makes for a fun-filled extra-long weekend that all the family will enjoy. “We are thrilled ...

Jun 6, 2023
Cockpit-Fest 23 at Newark Air Museum
Arrangements for the 2023 Cockpit-Fest are well advanced at Newark Air Museum’s site in eastern Nottinghamshire; close to the border with Lincolnshire. The museum is a registered charity located on part of the former site of RAF Winthorpe; this year’s Cockpit-Fest is once again taking place in its traditional June time-slot; on Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th June, 2023.

Jan 27, 2023
Award Winning Wedding Venue
This Quintessentially English, Georgian Country home based in Southwell Nottinghamshire are celebrating their achievements, as well as many other talented wedding professionals in the United Kingdom, who attended The Wedding Industry Awards (TWIA) 2023 in London on Wednesday 25th January 2023.

Nov 13, 2022
Newark air museum
In late summer this year the Newark Air Museum (NAM) took delivery of the Reid and Sigrist (RS) Desford aircraft onto its site in north eastern Nottinghamshire. This was the culmination of months of organisation in association with Leicestershire County Council (LCC), who has transferred ownership of the unique aircraft to the museum; and with Windmill Aviation, who restored the aircraft.

Nov 1, 2022
The Local Roundup
This includes the priority projects highlighted in the Newark Town Investment Plan, which was submitted by the Newark Towns Fund Board and awarded with £25m funding from central government.

Oct 10, 2022
Worksop, events and more!
Works are underway to transform the mezzanine floor - managed by our partners and building owners Newark and Sherwood District Council who have invited us to take up residence in this wonderful historical building.

Oct 4, 2022
new lease of life
Situated behind the Town Hall, Newark Buttermarket was opened in 1884. It was designed as a covered market, sitting on the site of that was originally the ‘Shambles’. The building has seen many changes since the first foundation stone was laid in 1883 and is now poised to play a major role in boosting the town’s retail, cultural and leisure offerings.