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Enjoy the bank holiday in Southwell - there is lots happening!
Bank Holiday Monday Craft Fair
Southwell Market Place, 10.30am to 4pm
Enjoy a unique selection of arts and crafts at this special Bank Holiday market in the heart of Southwell.
Local crafters from in and around the district will be displaying their unique handmade items of all kinds including textiles, silverware, ceramics, glass, edible delicacies, jewellery, toys, greetings cards, woodcraft and much more.
Browse, admire and purchase at your leisure from over 20 stalls – perfect for unusual gifts or a treat for yourself!
Why not spend the whole day in Southwell?
During the Bank Holiday weekend the town will be hosting the Southwell Music Festival
and a series of events being held by the Southwell Artists group
There will also be the final few days of the Sculpture in the Sanctuary exhibition at Reg Taylor’s Garden Centre
as well as all the independent shops and eating places to enjoy
Newark Blues Festival
Friday 11 to Sunday 13 September
Over 40 free gigs in venues around Newark.
For full details visit www.newarkblues.co.uk
What's on at Sherwood Forest Art and Craft Centre this Summer
Art and Craft Fair
Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 October 2015 10am – 4 pm
The Community Centre, South Scarle Church, NG23 7JH
Includes a large variety of crafts for sale with homemade refreshments on offer including soup, lunches, tea, coffee and cakes.
(In aid of St Helena, South Scarle, Fabric Fund)
Lego Links Club
Sessions are supervised by 2 qualified DBS checked members of staff. Just turn up! See what you can construct in 2 hours, all Lego provided.
Come and play for free at your local library with Newark and Sherwood Play Support Group at their Lego Links club for children aged 5-18 yrs.
Sessions are held at:
Ollerton Library on the first Saturday of every month from 9.30am to 11.30am
Newark Library on the second Saturday of every month from 10am to 12pm.
Balderton Library on the second Saturday of every month from 10am to 12pm.
For more details call 01636 647121
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.
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.
Are you organising a large event within the district?
You need to tell us about the event as it may require consideration by the district's Safety Advisory Group (SAG)
Tourist Information Centre
Rufford Country Park
Southwell Tourist Information Centre
The Minster Centre