The Big Draw

October is Big Draw month. Find an event near you

Newark and Sherwood Forest School

Join our friendly park rangers for forest school at Sconce and Devon Park and Vicar Water Country Park in Clipstone.

Autumn at the National Civil War Centre!

  • Children's crafts
  • Family performances
  • Fake News exhibition
  • Interactive museum
  • Dressing up
  • Meet a Musketeer
  • Imagination Museum - Mayflower 400 performances
  • Halloween Film Night
  • May The Fawkes Be With You
  • Toddler Takeover Day

All included with family admission.

Millgate Community Centre Art Club

Friday 26 October

1pm to 3pm

Creative fun for Halloween making 'Day of the Dead' masks with local artist Elaine Winter.

Free event, sponsored by Newark and Sherwood District Council

Let's get Active!

Our leisure centres are running lots of activities over the school holidays.

Sherwood Forest Arts and Craft Centre

Throughout the year there are a variety of special events to make your visit even more memorable, including themed weekends and family activities.

Children’s Crafts

Wednesday 23 and 30 October

Get out and about in the fresh air!

If you are in need of a breath of fresh air and an energising walk in the countryside during the school holidays take a stroll around one of our local country parks.

Other country parks and gardens to visit locally include:

Sherwood Forest

Visit the brand new Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and find out about the legend of Robin Hood and the ecology and wildlife of Sherwood Forest. Call in the nearby Sherwood Forest Arts and Craft Centre to browse the studio's and watch crafters and painters in action. The arts and craft centre offers children's activities each Wednesday during school holidays.

Newark junior parkrun

Newark junior parkrun is for juniors (4-14 year olds). How about trying one of the weekly junior 2k parkrun events?

It is held every Sunday at 9am at Sconce and Devon Park and it is FREE to join in and take part.

The aim is to have fun. Please come along and join in whatever your pace! It's very friendly!

Every week parkrunners grab a post parkrun drink in Rumbles Café - please come and join us.

Dukeries junior parkrun

The Dukeries junior parkrun in Ollerton is for juniors (4-14 year olds). How about trying one of the weekly junior 2k parkrun events?

It is held every Sunday at 9am at the Dukeries Leisure Centre, Ollerton and it is FREE to join in and take part.

The aim is to have fun. Please come along and join in whatever your pace! It's very friendly!

Please register before your first visit and bring a printed copy of your barcode.

Family and friends can get involved by becoming a parkrun volunteer!

Events around the district

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