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Quick guide to our 'not to be missed' events!
The Chairman’s Quiz
Friday 17 November, £8 per person
Raising money for the Chairman’s charities which are Nottinghamshire Women’s Aid and the Detached Youth Project.
Join Chairman Linda Tift at Rainworth Village Hall from 7pm. The evening includes a licensed bar, pie chips and peas, raffle and quiz.
Call 01636 650000 to book your ticket!
Sherwood Forest Arts and Craft Centre, Edwinstowe
Christmas weekend on Saturday and Sunday 25th and 26th November
Father Christmas will be on hand to meet and greet all visitors (10am to 3.45pm) and there will seasonal music from the Sherwood Forest Brass Band and carol singing.
The craft studios will have a festive feel with selections of unique and hand-crafted gifts if you are looking for that perfect present. Hot chocolate and a mince pie followed by a invigorating walk in the woods anyone?
Southwell Christmas Late Night Shopping
Thursday 30 November 5pm to 8pm
- Browse and gift shop in Southwell’s unique shops
- Special Christmas offers
- Christmas market
- Carol singing with local schools
- Newark Town Band and other live music
- Meet friends to enjoy festive refreshments
Palace Theatre - Beauty and the Beast
December 8 to January 3, Palace Theatre Newark
A Beauty of a Panto...A Beast of a Show! Come and join us for a beauty of a pantomime this festive season. With last year's production being described as "one of the best pantomimes I have seen at the Palace" (Newark Advertiser), the Palace Theatre is planning another spectacular show this year with the magical tale of Beauty and the Beast.
Once again the show will have all the ingredients for a perfect family panto with spectacular set and costumes, fabulous songs and dances, bags of slapstick fun and starring Jonathan Wrather (Emmerdale's Pierce Harris)!
So book your tickets now for a fun filled panto, and to discover if Beauty can see beyond appearances and learn to love a Beast!
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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