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Forthcoming Events

Featured events

Quick guide to our 'not to be missed' events!

Forest Live 2016

Paul Heaton and Jacqui AbbottSome great acts are lined up to perform at Sherwood Pines in 2016

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott play on Friday 24 June and Guy Garvey is on Saturday 25 June.

Tickets cost £38.50 and can be bought from Rufford Abbey Tourist Information Centre by calling 01623 824545.

Film Friday in Lowdham

Friday 26 February at 7.30pm
Lowdham Village Hall, Main Street, Lowdham

The Man From U.N.C.L.E (12A) 116 mins

A fantastic pastiche of the 1964 TV series of the same name,directed by Guy Ritchie. A great cast and great fun!

Tickets £5 full/£4 concessions. 

Refreshments include wine bar, popcorn, ice-cream, hot drinks and home-made cakes on sale.

Lowdham Film Festival

5th and 6th March 2016

Two days of films (of books!) in Lowdham Village Hall

Palace Theatre Spring brochure

Elves and the shoemaker at Newark Palace Theatre on 18 Feb 2016Help us celebrate our local theatre and take a look at the exciting line-up of shows we have planned for the spring.

Highlights include Pinocchio Ballet, Elves and The Shoemaker for February half term, Last night of the Proms, Marvellous Imaginary Menageries, Elkie Brooks, The Wizard of Oz, Tap Factory and Whitney Queen of the Night!

Big Vintage Festival

Vintage sunglasses and accessories displayKelham Hall on Saturday 5 March

Daytime 10.30am to 4.30pm

Evening 7pm to 10pm

For a vast array of vintage delights including shopping (clothes, homewares, accessories and memorabilia), demonstrations, music, films and afternoon teas.

In the evening there is a fabulous night of live music and dance. The headline act is Katrina from Katrina and the Waves!

Visit the Big Vintage Festival website for full information and tickets.

Join in the conversation via the Big Vintage Festival Facebook Page

All year round attractions

There is something for everyone in Newark and Sherwood:

Local towns

Newark and Southwell are both vibrant attractive towns with regular regular market days and special events.

Tourist Information Centres

For friendly specialist information on all local attractions and up and coming events visit one of our tourist information centres which are located in Newark, Rufford and Southwell.

Local weather

If you're unsure due to weather conditions or other circumstances, please check with the tourist information centre before attending an event that it has not been cancelled. We try and keep our events lists as up to date as possible but events can be cancelled at the last minute.

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