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Look out for these Exciting Events in Retford!

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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.

A Year of Exciting Events in Retford

Just click on the event title to see full information about that event and location in Retford.


Monday 6                         Retford Charter Day                                                    

Sunday 26                        Summer Sundays on the Square - Square Fete
                                                (A traditional English fair, Charter signing re-enactment and medieval music)


Friday 21                         Retford Make Music Day                                                                                              

Saturday 22                   Retford Armed Forces Day

Sunday 30                       Summer Sundays on the Square - Square Wheels
                                               (Jaguar Club and Harley Davidson Chapters and Autojumble)


Sunday 28                       Summer Sundays on the Square – Square DealSquare Deal
                                               (A fun day for all with local charities & community groups)


Sunday 25                       Summer Sundays on the Square – Party in the Square Party in the Square 
                                               (A great day of music, fun & fab food!)


Saturday 14                     Retford Heritage Open Day

Sat 14 & Sun 15             Explore North Notts Weekend

                                                North Notts Literary Festival

Sat 14 – Sun 22              Chesterfield Canal Walking Festival


Fri 22 – Thur 28                  Mayflower Pilgrim Festival
                                                (Parade, Feature Event, Arts Exhibition, Thanksgiving Dinner)

Sat 14 & Sun 15             Explore North Notts Weekend

Sat 30 – Sun 8 Dec        Retford Christmas Tree Festival & Retford Star Festival


Sunday 1                            Retford Christmas Market & Lights Switch On

For details about these major events and the thousands of other smaller events that are happening all around our region visit our In North Notts What's On Events Guide.

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