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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.

Oct31

Brilliant Bonfires & Fireworks Displays across North Notts 2019

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Brilliant Bonfires & Fireworks Displays across North Notts 2019

November 2019 gets off to a banging start with more Bonfires and Firework Displays than ever to enjoy across North Notts, commencing on Thursday 31st October and continuing until Saturday 9th November. 

Once again, we’ve made it easy for you to find the best Bonfires and Fireworks Displays in our round-up of large and smaller bonfire events across the region including Newark, Southwell, Mansfield, Ashfield, Worksop, Retford and everywhere in between!

You'll find all the info you need for a great night out - bonfire lighting & fireworks display times, entertainment, food and drink, entry charges (some are even free!), locations and maps.

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.

Jan15

Bassetlaw Dragons' Den is back!

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Bassetlaw Dragons' Den is back!

If your business is based in Bassetlaw, has less than 50 employees and you have an innovative idea or product that you need help to launch, you could be in the running to win £5,000 for your business.

That's of course, if you're brave enough to step into the Bassetlaw Dragons' Den!

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!

Nov20

Mayflower Pilgrims Festival 2018 in and around Retford

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Mayflower Pilgrims Festival 2018 in and around Retford

The regions of North Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire all come together during November to commemorate the Mayflower Pilgrims, a number of whom originated from Bassetlaw.

The Mayflower Pilgrims’ Festival starts on Thursday 15th November with a Thanksgiving Dinner in Retford, followed by commemorative events in Worksop, Retford, Babworth, Scrooby, Austerfield, Bawtry and Gainsborough and ends on Sunday 25th with a Pilgrims Fun Run!

Nov01

The Best Bonfire Night Firework Displays in North Notts

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The Best Bonfire Night Firework Displays in North Notts

Remember, remember, the Fifth of November, Gunpowder treason and plot… 

Yes, Bonfire Night 2018 is nearly here and this year there are more Bonfire and Firework Displays than ever to enjoy across the whole of North Notts! 

We’ve made it easy for you to find the best Bonfires and Fireworks Displays in our round-up of large and smaller bonfire events across the region - we're currently listing 26 and there's still time to add a few more!!

You'll find all the info you need for a great night out - bonfire lighting & fireworks display times, entertainment, food and drink, entry charges (a good number are free!), locations and maps.

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...

Aug31

September’s What’s On in North Notts Events Newsletter

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September’s What’s On in North Notts Events Newsletter

Every month we email out our free What’s On Events Newsletter to our newsletter subscribers, bringing them the best upcoming events happening across North Nottinghamshire during the following month.

It’s a quick and easy way to discover lots of brilliant events that you might otherwise not have known about.

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