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.
Make a handmade posy Saturday 30 March, Nottingham Trent University's Brackenhurst Campus Sessions will be taking place at 9am, 11am, 1pm and 3pm
Tickets will be £20 per family and you will have the fantastic opportunity to make a Mother's Day posy with one of the best florist in the country. There will be refreshments and a posy to take home at the end.
Spring market Friday 29 March to Sunday 31 March, 10am onwards Unit 2, The Old stables, Southwell NG25 OEP
On Friday 29 March from 4pm visitors can enjoy a musical session from a group of Minster School pupils, Saturday 30 March from 5pm there will be a wine tasting event with Portuguese wine, tickets cost £15.
Finally on Sunday 31 March there will be a Mother's Day workshop from 10am and a Mother's Day tea party.
Nightjar Walk Saturday 1 June, 8:45am to 11am Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre
Bat Walks Friday 24 May, 8:30am to 10am Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre
Medieval Coverlet Sewing Sessions Thursday 28 March, 12:30pm to 14:30pm Thursday 4 April, 10:30am to 12:30pm Thursday 25 April, 12:30pm to 14:30pm Thursday 2 May, 10:30 am to 12:30pm Thursday 30 May,12:30pm to 14:30pm Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre
What’s on at Carriages
Carriages café is found right on the platform of the beautiful listed Newark Castle Station.
Friday 22 March 2.30pm to 3.30pm afternoon talk with Dr John Florance
Friday 22 March 6.30pm to 9pm Wine and words, an evening of poetry
Friday 29 March 2.30pm to 3.30pm Afternoon talk with Graham Keel
Saturday 30 March 10am to 3pm Green Emporium for all things eco from fixing bicycles to plastic free shopping
Thursday 16 May 6.30pm to 10.30pm I’m not dead yet disco, an over 65’s dance party
Come and fly a kite at Sconce and Devon Park with our local experts
Midland Kite Fliers Sunday 19 May 10am to 5pm
The latest Village Ventures programme is now out and includes top class drama, comedy and music events in rural locations around the district including Coddington, Collingham, Rolleston, Southwell, North Muskham, Caunton, Norwell, Mapplebeck, South Scarle and South Clifton.
You are invited to the world’s biggest juggling event!
EJC Newark! 3 to 11 August 2019
The team at the European Juggling Convention (EJC) 2019 are proud to be bringing the world's largest juggling event to the UK in August 2019. The EJC will be in its 42nd year and it hasn't been to the UK for many years but this year is coming to Newark Showground.
It’s a fun and chilled out week of juggling, circus skills, aerial workshops, western skills workshops, extreme unicycling, balloon modelling, world-class performances and shows... the list goes on.
All of the activities and camping is included in the ticket price. Visit the EJC website to find out prices and more information. All areas are accessible.
Save the date for the BIG DAY OUT on Sunday 4 August as we welcome the jugglers into Newark town centre for the opening parade and fire show.
Along with Newark Town Council we are sponsoring and helping to plan an extraordinary day of activities for the town.
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.