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Oct22

NORTH NOTTS HALF TERM & HALLOWEEN EVENTS GUIDE 2020

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NORTH NOTTS HALF TERM & HALLOWEEN EVENTS GUIDE 2020

Halloween might not be happening in quite the same way this October but we bet your family still want to be thrilled and chilled during the Halloween and Half Term holiday!

Fortunately there’s lots going on to keep children (and mums & dads!) happy - from terrifying tales and spooky trails in all our country parks, frights in the forest and wizarding adventures to name but a few.

If Halloween isn't for you, there are plenty of non-Halloween events going on this half term too! 

Check out the full list of hair-raising Halloween events here in this year's In North Notts Half Term & Halloween Events Guide.

Aug06

North Notts' August News

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North Notts' August News

August's Newsletter is a Nottinghamshire staycation special with information about visiting our region's beautiful Country Parks, open spaces and top North Notts attractions.

We include details about Visit England's new 'We're Good To Go' scheme, which encourages us to come out and visit places as well as the 'Eat Out to Help Out' government scheme where we can all enjoy a whopping 50% discount on food every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday during August.

And, of course, we bring you the latest events happening across North Nottinghamshire.

Jul13

Your new best friend for going out & about and staying safe

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Your new best friend for going out & about and staying safe

Many pubs, restaurants and attractions are opening up again but, if you’re still wary about going out, there’s now something that might help you feel more confident in visiting them.

Visit England’s ‘We’re Good To Go’ new industry standard may just be your new best friend!

Jul01

North Notts' July News

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North Notts' July News

In this month's Newsletter we bring you the latest news about visiting our beautiful Country Parks and open spaces including the re-opening of the iconic Ornamental Bridge at National Trust's Clumber Park, Thoresby Park's new events and more.

There's also information on how you can visit Bassetlaw's town centres more safely, the success of Creswell Crags' superb fundraising endeavours to try and secure their future and, of course, the latest events happening across North Nottinghamshire.

Apr30

Get Ready for VE Day 75th Anniversary!... in Lockdown

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Get Ready for VE Day 75th Anniversary!... in Lockdown

We might not be able to hold street parties and no longer able to join in the host of national and local events that had been planned to mark the VE Day 75th Anniversary, but let's all unite and instead enjoy the celebrations at home and perhaps even hold a party in our front gardens?!  Need some ideas and inspiration? You'll find lots here!

Feb13

What's on in North Nottinghamshire this February Half Term

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What's on in North Nottinghamshire this February Half Term

There’s no time to be bored this February Half Term wherever you are in North Notts!

From Steam Train rides, tales with Robin Hood, Nest Box Building and an Archaeology day, to Superhero time, Fun Swims, Magic Show, Fishy February activities and cupcake baking. Plus trails galore - Woodland trails, Fairy trails, Hundred Hearts trail, horticulture-themed trail and more!

Check out all these wonderful activities and things to do for children of all ages.

Nov30

Free Christmas Parking for Retford & Worksop

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Free Christmas Parking for Retford & Worksop

Great news for shoppers in Retford and Worksop in the run-up to Christmas & over the Christmas to New Year period!

They will be able to take advantage of free parking in both towns in Bassetlaw District Council car parks this December.

Parking will be free from 2pm onwards every day from Monday 2nd December until Wednesday 1st January 2020. 

Nov08

More Than a Makeover for Retford Library

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More Than a Makeover for Retford Library

Retford Library closes its doors at 4pm on Saturday 7 December until Spring 2020 for an exciting and extensive refurbishment project which will improve its facilities and layout and make the library more visible and accessible to everyone.

The refurbishment will create a high quality and sustainable library building whilst still reflecting the building’s heritage.

Oct17

NORTH NOTTS HALLOWEEN EVENTS GUIDE 2019

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NORTH NOTTS HALLOWEEN EVENTS GUIDE 2019

Are you ready for chills and thrills this Halloween across North Nottinghamshire?

There are all sorts of ghoulish goings on this Halloween, from horrifying hauntings in Mansfield to terrifying tales and spooky trails in all our country parks, creepy crafts and other Halloween activities in museums and libraries across the region. Ghost walks in Retford, fright night film in Newark, Halloween Pantos in Worksop & Retford, and even a paranormal investigation at Creswell Crags to experience - come along if you're brave enough...

These are just for starters – check out the full list of hair-raising Halloween events in our In North Notts Halloween Events Guide 2019.

Aug30

Win Tickets to the Festival of Food & Drink at Clumber Park!

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Win Tickets to the Festival of Food & Drink at Clumber Park!

If you love food & drink you won’t want to miss out on this brilliant opportunity to win 2 adult tickets to the fabulous Festival of Food & Drink at Clumber Park this 14/15 September.

The enormously popular Festival of Food & Drink is the region's not-to-miss event for foodies in North Nottinghamshire!  Come and meet food producers, get tips and inspiration from top Celebrity Chefs, come to Gin School, join in exciting cookery classes, enjoy yummy food from around the world, get the festival vibe with the best live music and more...

Jun12

IN NORTH NOTTS ANNUAL EVENTS CALENDAR

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 IN NORTH NOTTS ANNUAL EVENTS CALENDAR

Do you sometimes wish to plan your diary ahead but hate the idea of missing a particular local festival or special event?

Now you can plan around your favourite major annual events because they're all here!

In North Notts have put together the 'In North Notts Annual Events Calendar' listing all the main events that take place across our region throughout the whole year.

It's a handy and helpful condensed list of events which will be updated on an ongoing basis and available to everyone to use.

May01

Look out for these Exciting Events in Retford!

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Look out for these Exciting Events in Retford!

Have you seen the amazing line-up of big events that are happening in Retford this year?  There’s something for everyone – for families and children, young people, for seniors, for music lovers, car enthusiasts, veterans, walkers, book lovers, history & heritage devotees and, of course, for all of us who love Christmas events!

Most of the events are free to attend and, if you enjoy a great day out, you certainly won’t want to miss them!

Take a look at the list - there are events from May until December.

Dec01

Christmas all Wrapped Up in North Notts!

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Christmas all Wrapped Up in North Notts!

It's that magical time of year when we begin to get into the festive spirit and start to look forward to Christmas, thanks to all the fabulous events that abound in December.

Just like the Christmas elves, we've been working our socks off to bring you the best Christmas 2018 events happening across the North Notts region.

The website currently lists more than 200 festive events during December and new events are being added every day, so make yourself a cuppa, sit down and enjoy discovering all your favourite events coming up this Christmas!

Oct22

Haunted Happenings, Eerie Events & Alarming Activities this Halloween

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Haunted Happenings, Eerie Events & Alarming Activities this Halloween

This Halloween prepare to be afraid, very afraid, of all the ghostly goings-on, hair-raising horrors and eerie events that you’ll find across the whole of North Notts!

From ghostly ghoulish workshops, terrifying trails and haunted Halloween parties to creepy crafts, a frightful family fun day and scary Halloween spooftacular pantos, to name but a few of the shockingly spooky events, happening this October!

Just to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the horrifying Halloween happenings here’s a round-up of the best Halloween events you can enjoy in North Nottinghamshire this month.

Oct11

What is this ‘Halloween’ business really all about?

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What is this ‘Halloween’ business really all about?

I bet, like me, you thought Halloween was a great, big, American import didn’t you?

Well, let’s have look...

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