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Easter Holiday Leisure Timetables
Sconce and Devon Park Events 2017
Drumming Workshop, March 19, 1pm-2pm
A free drumming session that will build a performance at the Annual Play Day 2017.
Kite Flying, March 12
Midlands Kite Flyers Fly in. Join in the fun and fly a kite of your own provided by the club (limited numbers apply.) Free Event.
Robin Hood Easter Extravaganza, Newark Palace Theatre, Fri 7 April (3pm and 7pm), Sat 8 April (3pm)
Don't miss the fun and frolics of the Easter Extravaganza starring Gareth Gates, Graham Cole and Zippy and George as the merry men!
Village Ventures 2016
The new season Village Ventures have been announced!
Find a drama, comedy or enjoy first class music right on your doorstep! We are very lucky in Newark and Sherwood to have lots of local community venues taking part.
Free concert to launch Southwell Music Festival 2017
A free concert to announce the programme for the 2017 Southwell Music Festival will take place at Southwell Minster on Friday 31 March at 7.30pm. Southwell’s classical music festival will return during the 2017 August Bank Holiday weekend – from 24-28 August.
At this special free concert there will be performances by leading musicians associated with the Festival and it will be my first opportunity to explain and introduce the 2017 programme.
Admission to the concert is free with a retiring collection in aid of the Festival. It will be followed by refreshments in the Crossing. The concert takes place by kind permission of the Dean and Chapter.
Get creative for Easter
Easter willow workshop at Southwell Minster.
Saturday 8 April
10am to 12.30pm
Tickets from the Cathedral Shop
Newark Advertiser Wedding Fair, Sun 9 April, Gilstrap Registration Office, 11am - 3pm
The Advertiser Wedding Fair is the perfect event for couples planning a wedding, with a variety of excellent services.
Newark Half Marathon
It's time to get your running shoes on for the Newark Half Marathon.
Sunday 13 August 2017 at Scone and Devon Park
Raising money for Beaumond House Community Hospice
All year round attractions
There is something for everyone in Newark and Sherwood:
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.
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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