Romeo and Juliet

There's Nowhere to Run for the Capulets and Montagues as violent confrontation stalks every meeting. Juliet's Nurse is looking forward to a Twist and Shout at the Capulet Party, which Romeo's mates gatecrash. Romeo meets Juliet and It Must Be Love. Maybe, just maybe, The Power of Love will end the families' violent feud.

Book online

Category: Drama and Theatre
Date: 19 July 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £17, £15 concession, £60 family

Newark Traditions Festival

Based in the beautiful and historic market town of Newark, this festival incorporates many aspects of the cultural heritage that make the East Midlands such a special place to visit. 

  • Traditional dance
  • Local customs
  • Historical setting
  • Heritage venues
  • Sing arounds
  • Music sessions
  • Workshops

Three rapper teams will tour the pubs on Friday night and there will be dancing in the town in multiple venues.

Campers will enjoy a superlative view of the Festival.

Newark Traditions Festival

Category: Markets and Fairs
Date: 20 July 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Newark Market Place NG24 1DU
Cost:

Poetry Pimms And Puddings-Southwell Theatre Club

Summer Outdoor Event

An evening of performed prose and poetry in commemoration and celebration of the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, and the beginning of women’s voting rights.
Bring a picnic if you wish and relax in the lovely grounds of a private garden in the centre of Southwell. Pimms and puddings available at our licensed bar.

Tickets available from Southwell Library, King Street, 01636 812148
or email southwelltheatreclub@gmail.com

Further Information:  Please let us know when booking if disabled access is required so that we can advise.
Potential for cancellation: We’re hoping for glorious sunshine, but if the weather should turn on us we will notify all ticket holders in advance; please provide contact details when booking. If we do have to cancel due to weather, we would hope to hold the event in the library at a later date instead.

Category: Spoken Word
Date: 27 July 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Venue address will be advised on booking; parking is in Church Street Car Park.Southwell
Cost: Tickets £5

NGS Open Gardens

This hidden plot started as a field 30 years ago, you can see it's transformation into a garden with 600 named plants including 100 ferns with ponds that run through the area which ranges from tropical to naturalistic.

Ornamental grass borders and succulents together with colourful herbaceous borders make this garden special plce to visit.

Home-made teas and plants for sale, for more information  Open Gardens

Category: For All Ages
Date: 29 July 2018 @ 12:00
Venue: 5A High Street, Sutton on Trent, Newark, Notts NG23 6QA
Cost: Adult £4 Child free

NGS Open Gardens

The Memorial Garden is set in an acre of landscaped countryside with over 1200 scented white roses.

NGS Open Gardens

Category: For All Ages
Date: 29 July 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: National Holocaust Centre and Museum, Acre Edge Road, Laxton, Newark, Notts NG22 0PA
Cost: Adult £3, Child free

NGS Open Gardens

This quirky oriental themed garden with it's tea room has been on ongoung project for 35 years.

Wander down the gravel paths or take a peep inside the cave and discover a variety of ferns and palms.

NGS Open Gardens

Category: For All Ages
Date: 29 July 2018 @ 12:00
Venue: Norwood, Carlton Lane, Sutton-on-Trent,Newark NG23 6PH
Cost: Adult £4, Child free

Newark Market Place Events

Last Sunday in each month commencing 25th March
Craft and Artisan Market

For more information contact

Newark Town Hall, Market Place, Newark, Notts, NG24 1DU  Tel: 01636 680333

http://www.newark.gov.uk

 

Category: Markets and Fairs
Date: 29 July 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Newark Market Place NG24 1DU
Cost:

Circle of Life - Summer Camp 2018

A great opportunity for young performers aged between 6 and 14 years to work towards a mini production in 5 days. The workshop, inspired by award-winning musical The Lion King, will include classes in acting, singing and dancing. A performance will be held at 3pm on the final day which will be free to parents and friends. Please book early as places are strictly limited.

30 July to 3 August, 10am to 4pm

Book online

Category: Drama and Theatre
Date: 30 July 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £95, members £90

Maplebeck Films- Brooklyn 12

Adapted from a novel by Colm Toibin this is beautifully told story of a young Irish woman in the austere 50's.

Dispatched to New York to a Church funded job she is torn between two worlds and two loves.

Tickets on the door or contact 01636 636421

Category: Movie
Date: 31 July 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Main Street, Maplebeck, Newark, Notts NG22 0BS
Cost: £5

Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales

Under the sea, out on the farm and into the jungle, these terrific tales are woven together with live music, puppetry and a whole host of colourful characters from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's best-loved titles: Tiddler Monkey Puzzle, The Smartest Giant in Town and A Squash and a Squeeze. Funky moves, toe-tapping tunes and giggles guaranteed!

Book online

Two performances - July 30, 4.30pm and July 31, 1.30pm

Tiddler © Julia Donaldson and AxelScheffler, Alison Green Books, an imprint of Scholastic Children’s Books, 2007; A Squash and a Squeeze © JuliaDonaldson and Axel Scheffler, Macmillan Children’s books, 2003; Monkey Puzzle © Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, MacmillanChildren’s books, 2000; The SmartestGiant in Town © Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler,Macmillan Children’s books, 2002

Category: Children and Young People
Date: 30 July 2018 @ 16:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £14, £12.50 concession, £50 family

Alices Adventures In Wonderland-Southwell Outdoor Theatre

As Alice encounters the weird, wacky and wonderful characters that live in the world at the other end of a rabbit-hole, she’ll experience an adventure like never before! Finding her way home again won’t be an easy task and it will definitely make her rethink all her thoughts she has previously thought!

This is my Theatre invite you to join them for a trip into this well-loved tale, based upon the original novel written by Lewis Carroll and specially adapted for the stage. With live music and characters you won’t forget, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland will engage and delight audiences of all ages.

Tickets available from the Minster shop and online www.thisismytheatre.com/southwell-minster or tel:01636 812933

Entry at 17:45 for picnics

Category: Drama and Theatre
Date: 2 August 2018 @ 18:30
Venue: Archbishop's Palace, Church Street, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25
Cost: Tickets £10 (see website for more options)

Annual Playday

Sonce and Devon Annual Playday.

Including Sumo football, trampolines, human table football, Lincoln City FC in the community, girls football, stilt walker, arts and crafts and loads more!

Category: Festivals and Fun Days
Date: 2 August 2018 @ 13:00
Venue: Sconce and Devon Park, Newark
Cost:

Echium Garden Open Day

The new garden occupies a corner of the walled garden at Thoresby Park and is designed to showcase a vast number of Echium plant varieties including the 15 foot Echium Pininana.

Open days on the following Thursdays and Sundays in August 5th, 9th, 12th, 16th, 19th, 23rd, 26th August at Echium World

Category: For All Ages
Date: 2 August 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: The Walled Garden, The Courtyard, Thoresby Park, Newark NG22 9EP
Cost: Adult £3, children free

Classic Vehicle Club Show

Sunday 5th August 10am-4pm
East Midlands Classic Vehicle Club Show

 

For further information please contact Ranger George on 07971486301

Category: Festivals and Fun Days
Date: 5 August 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Sconce and Devon Park, Boundary Rd, Neawark, NG24 4AU
Cost:

Science for Everyone

Wednesday 8th August
Science for Everyone!

For more information contact

Newark Town Hall, Market Place, Newark, Notts, NG24 1DU  Tel: 01636 680333

www.newark.gov.uk

 

Category: Markets and Fairs
Date: 8 August 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Newark Market Place NG24 1DU
Cost:

Newark Half Marathon - Sconce & Devon Park

A Beaumond House Event

Beaumond House have been allocated 30 spaces in the Newark Half Marathon.

Can you run it and raise money for Beaumond House? You will receive a free place and a free vest if you pledge to raise £150 for Beaumond House!

For further details, please contact Cathryn Crane on 01636 610556 or email cathryn.crane@beaumondhouse.co.uk

 

https://www.beaumondhouse.co.uk/newark-half-marathon

Category: Fund Raiser
Date: 12 August 2018 @ 9:30
Venue: Sconce and Devon Park, Boundary Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 4AU
Cost:

Specialist Plant Fair

Seventeen specialist independent plant nurseries from across the UK come together to make a special day out for all garden lovers.

Plant Hunter Fairs  Dogs on leads welcome

Category: Markets and Fairs
Date: 12 August 2018 @ 11:00
Venue: Archbishop's Palace, Southwell Minster, Church Street, Southwell, Notts NG25 0HD
Cost: Entry donaton £1 in aid of conservation projects.

Twelfth Night

The Handlebards are a four-strong troupe of cycling actors who carry with them all of the necessary sets, props and costume to perform extremely energetic, charmingly chaotic and environmentally sustainable plays across the globe. Enjoy this fantastic interpretation of Shakespeare's classic comedy in the stunning setting of Newark Castle.

£12 Early Bird until Sunday 13 Mary. Free child ticket with an adult ticket available from the Box Office - 01636 655 755

Book online

Category: Drama and Theatre
Date: 12 July 2018 @ 18:30
Venue: Newark Castle, Newark
Cost: £17 on the day. £15 in advance.

Upton Village Fete

A great day out for all the family

Welly Wanging, Poulette, Games, Family Zumba, Soft Archery, Target Tri-Golf, Raffle, Tombola, Kids Races,  Art & Craft, Bar, BBQ, Refreshments, Tatooing and don't miss The Great Upton Bake Off!

PLUS GREAT LIVE MUSIC FEATURING..... Barbershop champions The Lace City Chorus, and Rockabilly Duet The Moonshiners

01636 814477

Category: For All Ages
Date: 18 August 2018 @ 14:00
Venue: British Horological Institute, Upton Hall, NG23 5TE
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Bard Tales

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 August
Bards Tales (Booking Necessary)

For further information please contact Ranger George on 07971486301

Category: Festivals and Fun Days
Date: 18 August 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Sconce and Devon Park, Boundary Rd, Neawark, NG24 4AU
Cost:

Ladies Day-Southwell Racecourse

Expecting 8,000 visitors to this main summer showcase. One of the social highlights of the year Ladies Day is selling out fast.

A host of packages are still available, including Champagne packages, online.

Dress Code
The dress code in hospitality areas and the Premier Enclosure is smart casual. Sportswear, trainers and fancy dress are not permitted. There is no dress code in the Grandstand, or when One Enclosure is in operation. Fancy dress is allowed, providing it's decent and would not cause offence to other guests. The dress code does not apply to children under 10.

Fixture Details

Gates Open 11.00 - First Race 14.20 - Last Race 17.30 - Race Type Jumps - Number of Races 7

https://www.southwell-racecourse.co.uk/whats-on/sunday-19th-august-ladies-day

Category: Festivals and Fun Days
Date: 19 August 2018 @ 11:00
Venue: Southwell Racecourse Ltd, Rolleston, Near Newark, Nottinghamshire NG25 0TS
Cost: See online

Southwell Festival - Late Night Jazz

The spiritual is a unique expression of the faith and suffering of the victims of slavery. The intense emotion of spirituals has permeated much other music and is an essential element in Michael Tippett's oratorio A Child of our Time which is performed on Saturday 25 August. Festival trumpeter Graham South has written new material based on the five spirituals which Tippett used in the oratorio. He will be joined by regular collaborators from the thriving Manchester jazz scene in a group drawn together specifically for the first Festival jazz concert.

Graham South Trumpet
Richard Jones Piano
Seth Bennett Bass
Johnny Hunter Drums

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 22 August 2018 @ 22:00
Venue: The State Chamber, Southwell
Cost: £12, 18 years and under £5

JS Bach Mass in B Minor

The Mass in B minor is the summation of its composer's work, the ultimate expression of his faith, and one of the supreme creations of western classical music. This monumental setting of the Ordinary of the Catholic Mass reached its final form towards the end of Bach's life: in it he reworks earlier compositions and draws on many musical styles, old and new.

The Mass is also remarkable in being a Catholic Mass written by a Lutheran composer: in a work of infinite variety Bach combines the glory of the former with the austerity of the latter to create a work of profound spiritual and emotional impact. In this chamber performance on period instruments the solo and chorus parts will be sung by nine members of the Festival Voices and Artisitc Director Marcus Farnsworth.

Festival Voices
Festival Sinfonia
Marcus Farnworth director

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 22 August 2018 @ 19:00
Venue: The Nave, Southwell Minster
Cost: £30, £20, £10. 18 years and under £15, £10, £5

Organ Recital: Paul Provost

Johann Sebastian Bach!

A towering genius of western music who continues to inspire composers and performers in many genres. He in turn was inspired by his forebears: as a young man he made a 300-mile round trip on foot across north Germany to hear and study the music of the leading composer of his time, Dietrich Buxtehude. The fruits of this famous pilgrimage can be found in the large body of Bach's organ works which, in their scale, range and profundity, provide an inexhaustible treasure trove of technical fascination and musical delight. This first Festival recital on the Minster's fine Quire organ will be given by Rector Chori (Director of Music) Paul Provost. The organ was designed by his predecessor Paul Hale.

Prelude and Fugue in D major BWV 532
Trio super 'Allein Gott in der Hoh sei Ehr' BWV 662
Concerto in A minor after Vivaldi BWV 593
Schmuke dich, o liebe Seele BWV 654
Passacagulia and Fuge in C minor BWV 582

Supported by a private sponsor

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 22 August 2018 @ 16:00
Venue: The Quire, Southwell Minster
Cost: £5, 18 years and under £2.50

Southwell Music Festival - Free fringe: Sheepish Grin

Folk music from the well known local Fiddle and Melodeon duo.

The Fringe is a chance for local performers and especially young musicians to take part in the Festival and to raise funds for a local charitable cause. This year's charity is Family Care. 
Family Care are a small Nottingham-based charity who are passionate about positively shaping children's futures. They are an independent adoption agency and also offer support regarding domestic abuse and safeguarding.

No advance booking or tickets.

Where necessary, entry will be subject to availability. 

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 22 August 2018 @ 14:30
Venue: Market Square, King Street
Cost: Free

Classical with a Twist

Informality, intimacy, wit and good humour are the hallmarks of our concerts in this 18th century theatre. One audience member has said: "We really valued the introduction to each piece and enjoyed being able to witness the interaction between players".

The programme showcases the Festival's virtuoso players and singers, including a chance to get 'up close and personal' with the Principal Flute of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Prinicipal Trombone of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Close harmony after the interval comes courtesy of one of the UK's leading arrangers, and Festival regular, Jim Clements.

Programme to includes:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Flute Quartet in D Major K.285
Luciano Berio Sequenza V for Trombone
A selection of close harmony arrangements.

Festival Chamber Soloists including
Charlotte Ashton flute
Matthew Gee trombone
Festival Voices Unleashed

Southwell Music Festival

A plated meal, included in the ticket price, is served at your seat at the interval and the bar is open throughout.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Sponsored by Doug and Vicki Black

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 23 August 2018 @ 19:00
Venue: The Stage at the Old Theatre Deli
Cost: £25, under 18s £12

Southwell Music Festival - Chamber Classics: The Czech Connection

In the appeasement crisis of the late 1930s Neville Chamberlain infamously described Czechoslovakia as 'a far away country of which we know nothing'. Happily the wonders of Czech culture are better known to us now, and this concert celebrates it in music by two of the country's greatest composers. Dvorak's easy-going lyricism is in marked contrast to the spirit of the dramatic song cycle The Diary of One who Disappeared - a musical setting of anonymous poems published in a local paper about a farmer who falls for and runs off with a gypsy girl. Janacek's passionate music expresses his feelings for his muse Kamila Stosslova - a much younger woman and another man's wife: in quasi-operatic fashion the cycle captures all the drama of the text.

Antonin Dvorak String Sextet in A major, Op. 48
Antonin Dvorak Gypsy Songs, Op. 55
Leos Janacek The Diary of One who Disappeared

Alison Rose soprano
Madeleine Shaw mezzo soprano
Andrew Tortise tenor
Festival Chamber Soloists

Supported by a private sponsor.

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 23 August 2018 @ 19:00
Venue: The State Chamber, Southwell
Cost: £25, under 18s £10

Southwell Music Festival - Konya Kanneh-Mason: Piano

The Festival continues its fruitful association with the biennial Nottingham Young Musician of the Year competition and with the remarkable Kanneh-Mason family - hosting a recital by the most recent competition winner and the third member of the family to appear at the Festival.

17-year-old Konya attends Trinity Catholic School in Nottingham and The Royal Academy of Music Junior Academy in London where she studies piano and violin. Konya achieved Grade 8 Distinction on the piano at 11, and Grade 8 Distinction on violin at 12.

Johann Sebastian Bach Prelude and Fugue in C# minor
Ludvig van Beethoven Sonata, Op. 10 no. 2
Franz Schubert Impromptu, Op. 142 no. 1 in F minor
Maurice Ravel Jeux d'eau
Johannes Brahms Rhapsody in B minor
Frederic Chopin Etude, Op. 10 no. 12 'Revolutionary'

Jointly sponsored by Barbara Baker and Dan and Gill Bardsley.

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 23 August 2018 @ 13:00
Venue: The State Chamber, Southwell
Cost: £12, 18 years and under £5

Southwell Music Festival: Free Fringe - Opera Gala

Performed by Festival soloists including soprano Alison Rose, mezzo Jessica Gillingwater and baritone Stephen Kennedy, accompanied by Libby Burgess.

No advance booking or tickets.
Where necessary, entry will be subject to availability.

The Fringe is a chance for local performers and especially young musicians to take part in the Festival and to raise funds for a local charitable cause. This year's charity is Family Care. Family Care are a small Nottingham-based charity who are passionate about positively shaping children's futures.

They are an independent adoption agency and also offer support regarding domestic abuse and safeguarding.

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 23 August 2018 @ 15:00
Venue: Southwell Methodist Church
Cost: Free

Southwell Music Festival - Strings in the Quire

The Quire is the perfect setting in which to enjoy the Festival's outstanding string players. Elgar's Serenade is one of his earliest and most popular works, while Bartok's Divertimento conjures the spirit of his Hungarian homeland, especially in its gypsy-inspired tunes and rhythms. Tippett's Lament, based on the famous number from Dido and Aeneas, evokes the music of Tudor and Elizabethan England and is prefaced by Purcell's original. Tippett's brilliant Sonata for Four Horns is the sorbet in this feast of string sonority.

Edward Elgar Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20
Henry Purcell Dido's Lament from Dido and Aeneas
Michael Tippett A Lament from Variations on an Elizabethan Theme
Michael Tippett Sonata for Four Horns
Bela Bartok Divertimento for String Orchestra Sz. 113 BB. 118

Festival Chamber Soloists
Festival Sinfonia Strings
Jessica Gillingwater 
mezzo soprano
Jamie Campbell director

Supported by a private sponsor.

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 23 August 2018 @ 20:00
Venue: The Quire, Southwell Minster
Cost: £22, under 18s £10

Southwell Music Festival - Voices of Remembrance

This year's late night sequence of choral music and spoken text reflects the theme of commemoration: Taverner's Song for Athene found a wider audience when performed at the funeral of Princess Diana; A Child's Prayer is an extremely touching tribute piece composed following the slaughter of primary school children at Dunblane. Immortal Bach is a timeless reworking of a simple Bach chorale 'Komm Suber Tod' ('Come, sweet Death') to provide a glimpse of eternity.

The Minster's late night atmosphere and the Festival's outstanding professional choir will combine to provide an occasion of powerful emotional impact.

Herbert Howells Requiem
Knut Nystedt Immortal Bach
James MacMillan A Child's Prayer
John Tavener Song for Athene

Festival Voices
Marcus Farnsworth conductor

Supported by a private sponsor

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 23 August 2018 @ 22:00
Venue: The Quire, Southwell Minster
Cost: £15, under 18s £5

Southwell Music Festival - Free Fringe: All Our Own Work

Singer/songwriters (and familiar Festival faces) Hannah and Guy Turner perform their own songs.

No advance booking or tickets.
Where necessary, entry will be subject to availability.

The Fringe is a chance for local performers and especially young musicians to take part in the Festival and to raise funds for a local charitable cause. This year's charity is Family Care. Family Care are a small Nottingham-based charity who are passionate about positively shaping children't futures. They are an independent adoption agency and also offer support regarding domestic abuse and safeguarding.

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 24 August 2018 @ 16:00
Venue: Southwell Methodist Church
Cost: Free

Southwell Music Festival - Classical with a Twist 2

Informality, intimacy, wit and good humour are the hallmarks of these concerts in this 18th century theatre. One audience member has said: "We really valued the introduction to each piece and enjoyed being able to witness the interaction between players." The programme showcases the virtuoso players and singers, including a chance to get 'up close and personal' with the Principal Flute of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Principal Trombone of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Close harmony after the interval comes courtesy of one of the UK's leading arrangers, and Festival regular, Jim Clements.

Programme to include:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Flute Quartet in D Major K.285
Luciano Berio Sequenza V for Trombone
A selection of close harmony arrangments

Festival Chamber Soloists including
Charlotte Ashton flute
Matthew Gee trombone
Festival Voices Unleashed

A plated meal, included in the ticket price, is served at your seat at the interval and the bar is open throughout.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Sponsored by Jenny Farr.

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 24 August 2018 @ 19:00
Venue: The Stage at the Old Theatre Deli
Cost: £25, under 18s £12

Southwell Music Festival - The Czech Connection (2)

In the appeasement crisis of the late 1930s Neville Chamberlain infamously described Czechoslovakia as a 'far away country of which we know nothing'. Happily the wonders of Czech culture are better known to us now, and this concert celebrates it in music by two of the country's greatest composers. Dvorak's easy-going lyricism is in marked contrast to the spirit of the dramatic song cycle The Diary of One who Disappeared - a musical setting of anonymous poems published in a local paper about a farmer who falls for and runs off with a gypsy girl. Janacek's passionate music expresses his feelings for his muse Kamila Stosslova - a much younger woman and another man's wife: in quasi-operatic fashion the cycle captures all the drama of the text.

Antonin Dvorak String Sextet in A major, Op. 48
Antonin Dvorak Gypsy Songs, Op. 55
Leoa Janacek The Diary of One who Disappeared

Alison Rose soprano
Madeleine Shaw mezzo soprano
Andrew Tortise tenor
Festival Chamber Soloists

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 24 August 2018 @ 19:00
Venue: The State Chamber, Southwell Minster
Cost: £25, under 18s £10

Larks in the Park-Sconce and Devon

Join us for a FREE fun packed programme of outside activities in the park.

  • Circus skills fun with Lynn and Max
  • Learn to Hula-hoop and get Hula-fit with Emma
  • Have some fun sports challenges with the Active4Today team

Free events for the summer holidays

Category: Festivals and Fun Days
Date: 24 August 2018 @ 12:00
Venue: Sconce and Devon Park, Boundary Road, Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG24 4AU
Cost: FREE

Southwell Music Festival - Lunchtime Recital

Last year the Festival began a project to support the development of emerging singers and players, and this concert will be a showcase for the youngest members of the 2018 ensemble. The young string players will be some of the most talented undergraduates from leading UK conservatoires while the singers will be graduates of The Sixteen's Genesis programme: this opportunity to sing alongside some of the UK's most experienced consort singers is the result of an initiative with our Patron Harry Chirstophers.

Mendelssohn's sublime Octet was the first work to be played at the inaugural Festival. This performance to mark the Festival's fifth anniversary will be given by four string apprentices and four professional players.

Programme to include:

Felix Mendelssohn Octet in E flat, Op. 20

Part of the Friday Lunchtime in the Cathedral series.

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 24 August 2018 @ 12:15
Venue: Southwell Minster Nave
Cost:

Southwell Music Festival - Quartet for the End of Time

The 31-year-old French composer Olivier Messiaen was captured and imprisoned by the German army in June 1940. Among his fellow prisoners were three other professional musicians - clarinettist Henri Akoka, violinist Jean le Boulaire and cellist Etienne Pasquier. A passage in chapter 10 of the Book of Revelation provides the inspiration for Quatuor pour la fin du temps: "And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever and ever... that there should be time no longer." Messiaen wrote what has become one of his most important works while in prison and it was first performed with the composer at the piano to an audience of about 400 fellow prisoners and guards. The premiere took place outdoors in the rain in January 1941. Messiaen later recalled: "Never was I listened to with such rapt attention and comprehension."

Supported by a private sponsor.

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 24 August 2018 @ 22:00
Venue: The Crossing, Southwell Minster
Cost: £15, under 18s £5

Southwell Music Festival - Strings in the Quire

The Quire is the perfect setting in which to enjoy the Festival's outstanding string player's. Elgar's Serenade is one of his earliest and most popular works, while Bartok's Divertimento conjures the spirit of his Hungarian homeland, especially in its gypsy-inspired tunes and rhythms. Tippett's brilliant Sonata for Four Horns is the sorbet in this feast of string sonority.

Edward Elgar Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20
Henry Purcell Dido's Lament from Dido and Aeneas
Michael Tippett A Lament from Variations on an Elizabethan Theme
Micheal Tippett Sonata for Four Horns
Bela Bartok Divertimento for String Orchestra Sz. 113 BB. 118

Festival Chamber Soloists
Festival Sinfonia Strings
Jessica Gillingwater mezzo soprano
Jamie Campbell

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 24 August 2018 @ 20:00
Venue: Southwell Minster Quire
Cost: £22, under 18s £10

Introducing A Child of Our Time

Composer, singer and choral conductor Martin Bussey will explain the background to this highly original 20th century oratorio.

No advance booking or tickets

Entry subject to availability.

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 25 August 2018 @ 16:00
Venue: Southwell Library, King Street, Southwell
Cost: Free

Southwell Music Festival - Minster Historic Chapter Library Day

This is a chance to visit the Minster's Historic Chapter Library which houses a wide variety of books donated since the 17th century. A selection of books and manuscripts will be on display, including historic musical scores. Access is up a steep staircase (via the North Quire Aisle) and children are admitted over the age of seven.

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 25 August 2018 @ 10:30
Venue: Southwell Minster
Cost:

Southwell Music Festival - Piano Recital: Clare Hammond

Acclaimed by The Telegraph as a pianist of "amazing power and panache", Claire Hammond is recognised for the virtuosity and authority of her performances and has developed a "reputation for brilliantly imaginative concert programmes" (BBC Music Magazine, 'Rising Star'). In 2016, she won the Royal Philharmonic Society's Young Artist Award in recognition of her outstanding achievements. Clare was brought up in the Nottingham Youth Orchestra where she met the trumpeter Marcus Farnsworth. In 2015, Clare made her film debut as the younger version of Maggie Smith's character Miss Shepherd in the Alan Bennett film adaptation The Lady in the Van.

Franz Joseph Haydn Sonata No. 58 in C major, Hob XVI: 48
Felix Medhelssohn The Bee's Wedding, Op. 67 no. 4
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (arr. Rachmaninov) Flight of the Bumblebee
Ewan Campbell Flight of the Killer Bee
Claude Debussy Selections from Preludes - Voiles, Feuilles mortes, Feux d'artifice, La Cathedrale engloutie, Les Collines d'Anacapri
Igor Stravinsky Petroushka Suite

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 25 August 2018 @ 13:00
Venue: The Nave, Southwell Minster
Cost: £20, £10, £5, under 18s £5

Elgar Cello Concerto and Tippett A Child of Our Time

Following his sell-out solo recital last year, the Festival is proud to present the brilliant Sheku Kanneh-Mason playing the most famous concerto in the cello repertoire. Michael Tippett, a confirmed pacifist who was to become one of Britain's leading composers of the 20th century, began writing A Child of Our Time on 3 September 1939 - the day Britain declared war on Germany. It was a response to fascism and European disunity - an attack on racial prejudice, bigotry and xenophobia whose message is as relevant today as it was nearly 80 years ago. In a work of originality and great beauty, for which the composer wrote both words and music, Tippett uses five spirituals to underline his message: these 19th-century American slave songs transcend time and place to express the two extremes of the human condition - desolation and hope, and remind us of our common humanity.

Edward Elgar Cello Concerto
Michael Tippett A Child of Our Time

Sheku Kanneh-Mason Cello
Susanna Hurrell Soprano
Madeleine Shaw Mezzo Soprano
Andrew Tortise Tenor
Roland Wood Baritone

Festival Voices
Festival Sinfonia
Marcus Farnsworth Conductor

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 25 August 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: The Nave, Southwell Minster
Cost: £35, £25, £15; Under 18s £17.50, £12.50, £7.50

Larks in the Park-Yew Tree Park

Join us for a FREE fun packed programme of outside activities in the park.

  • Circus skills fun with Lynn and Max
  • Learn to Hula-hoop and get Hula-fit with Emma
  • Have some fun sports challenges with the Active4Today team

Free events for the summer holidays

Category: Festivals and Fun Days
Date: 25 August 2018 @ 12:00
Venue: Yew Tree Park , Yew Tree Rd, New Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, NG22 9UL
Cost: FREE

Simple Minds and The Pretenders with very special guest KT Tunstall

Formed in Glasgow in 1977, Simple Minds have sold a staggering 70 million albums worldwide and are best know for their huge hit single ‘Don’t You (Forget About Me)’.
Simple Minds exploded in the 80’s to become one of the defining bands of the decade and beyond.
Joined this year by stellar band The Pretenders and Very Special Guest KT Tunstall.

https://www.gigantic.com/simple-minds-tickets

All U16’s must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets are non refundable and non transferable.

Accessible Tickets Purchase Information - 0800 988 4440

 

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 25 August 2018 @ 16:00
Venue: Newark Riverside Park, Tolney Lane, Newark NG24 1BZ
Cost: See online

Southwell Music Festival - Southwell Masterclass

A unique opportunity for local young musicians to be tutored by visitng professionals of national and international standing. As well as benefitting the performers, the Masterclass provides a fascinating insight into the process of classical music making. If you are a young musician aged 19 or under, are at least Grade 8 standard and would be interested in taking part, please contact info@southwellmusicfestival.com by 28th May with details of your instrument/voice type. Places are limited.

No advance booking or tickets.

Supported by a private sponsor.

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 25 August 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: The State Chamber, Southwell Minster
Cost: Free

Southwell Music Festvial - Summer Serenade

FREE FRINGE

Summer Serenade with the Palace Chamber Choir Madrigals, folksongs and close harmony performed by distinguished local choral singers.

No advance booking or tickets.
Where necessary, entry will be subject to availability.

The Fringe is a chance for local performers and especially young musicians to take part in the Festival and to raise funds for a local charitable cause. This year's charity is Family Care. Family Care is a small Nottingham-based charity who are passionate about positively shaping children's futures. They are an independent adoption agency and also offer support regarding domestic abuse and safeguarding.

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 25 August 2018 @ 14:30
Venue: The Walled Garden, Archbishop's Palace
Cost:

Southwell Music Festival - Family Concert: The Four Seasons

The Family Concert, suitable for all children of primary school age, is based on Vivaldi's popular Four Seasons violin concertos. Members of the Southwell Festival Sinfonia will take you on a journey through some of the most famous and best-loved music of all time. Come early to meet the musicians before the concert starts and take part in a banner-making workshop to create the backdrop for the orchestra. The concert is devised and presented by Ruth Rosales, who runs family concerts with leading orchestras and venues across the UK.

Festival Chamber Soloists
Ruth Rosales presenter

All tickets to be booked in advance. Seats booked on free tickets and not claimed by 10.30am on the day of the performance may be released. Unaccompanied adults are welcome to attend this concert.

Sponsored by Hockerwood Park

A fun and relaxed event for all the family.

Bring cushions.

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 25 August 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Main Hall, Minster School, Nottingham Road
Cost: Free for under 12s, £8 for everyone else

Family Concert- Vivaldi's Four Seasons

A journey of musical discovery for children of primary age, travel through all four seasons in an hour with string players from the Southwell Festival Sinfornia.

A fun event for the all the family bring your own cushions.

The concert takes place at 11am or come along and meet the Musicians and enjoy the craft workshop at 10am.

 

Tickets www.southwellmusicfestival.com or 0115 989 5555

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 25 August 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Main Hall, The Minster School, Nottingham Road, Southwell NG25 0LG
Cost: under 12's free, over 12's £8

Southwell Music Festival - Choral Evensong

The glories of Tudor and Elizabethan church music, alongside music by Southwell's Rector Chori Paul Provost.

The Minster Girls' Choir and Lay Clerks
Paul Provost Organ
Simon Hogan Conductor

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 26 August 2018 @ 17:45
Venue: The Quire, Southwell Minster
Cost:

Southwell Music Festival - Classical with a Twist 3

Informality, intimacy, wit and good humour are the hallmarks of the Festival's concerts in this 18th century theatre. One audience member has said: "We really valued the introduction to each piece and enjoyed being able to witness the interaction between players". 

The programme showcases virtuoso players and singers, including a chance to get 'up close and personal' with the Principal Flute of the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Principal Trombone of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Close harmony after the interval comes courtesy of one of the UK's leading arrangers, and Festival regular, Jim Clements.

Programme to include:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Flute Quartet in D Major K. 285
Luciano Berio Sequenza V for Trombone
A selection of close harmony arrangements

Festival Chamber Soloists including
Charlotte Ashton Flute
Matthew Gee Trombone
Festival Voices Unleashed

A plated meal, included in the ticket price, is served at your seat at the interval and the bar is open throughout.

Book early to avoid disappointment.

Supported by a private sponsor.

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 26 August 2018 @ 12:15
Venue: The Stage at the Old Theatre Deli
Cost: £25, under 18s £12

Southwell Music Festival - Come and Sing Rutter

The theme of the spirituals at the 2018 Festival - from Tippett's A Child of our Time to a late night jazz programme - is extended to the Come and Sing with a focus on John Rutter's Feel the Spirit. This cycle of seven familiar spirituals comprises 'Joshua fit the battle of Jericho', 'Steal away', 'I got a robe', 'Sometimes I feel like a motherless child', 'Ev'ry time I feel the spirit', 'Deep river', and 'When the saints go marching in', all arranged in John Rutter's approachable and effective style. Come and Sing is the chance for amateur singers to be part of the Festival and to perform in Southwell Minster under the direction of Artisitic Director Marcus Farnsworth. The music will be rehearsed in the morning and then given an informal afternoon performance.

Members of the Festival Sinfonia
Marcus Farnsworth Conductor

Rehearsal 10am to 1pm
Informal performance 2pm

Copies available at no extra cost
Pre-booking essential: no performer tickets available on the door
Informal performance: free attendance with retiring collecton. No advance booking or tickets.

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 26 August 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: The Nave, Southwell Minster
Cost: £15, under 18s £5

Southwell Music Festival - Compline

The glories of Tudor and Elizabethan church music, alongside music by Southwell's Rector Choir Paul Provost.

The Minster Lay Clerks
Paul Provost Conductor

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 26 August 2018 @ 22:00
Venue: The Quire, Southwell Minster
Cost:

Southwell Music Festival - Festival Eucharist

Missa Salve Regina by Jean Langlais is the setting for Festival Eucharist: the joyful music of this 20th century French organist and composer expresses his profound religious belief while respecting and reinventing his musical heritage. An appropriate choice for a Festival celebrating J.S. Bach.

Southwell Festival Voices
Festival Sinfonia Brass
Simon Hogan Organ
Marcus Farnsworth Conductor

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 26 August 2018 @ 10:30
Venue: Southwell Minster
Cost:

Southwell Music Festival - Festival Evensong

Evensong provides a further chance to hear the wonderful music of Michael Tippett with a rare performance of his Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis written for St John's College, Cambridge.

Southwell Festival Voices
Paul Provost Organ
Marcus Farnsworth Conductor

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 26 August 2018 @ 15:30
Venue: The Quire, Southwell Minster
Cost:

Southwell Music Festival - For the Fallen: An Armistice Commemoration

"Offer the Ram of Pride instead of him.
But the old man would not so, but slew his son,
And half the seed of Europe, one by one."

The pity, brutality and senselessness of war is summed up in Wilfred Owen's reworking of the bible story of Abraham and Isaac and provides the theme for the first half of this concert. To mark another centenary the second half comprises a narrated performance of Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale: this prototype of 20th-century music-theatre was first performed in 1918. Accompanied by a septet of instruments, it is based on Russian folk tale The Runaway Soldier and the Devil - the parable of a soldier who sells his fiddle to the devil in return for unlimited financial gain.

Claude Debussy Berceuse heroique
George Butterworth Six Songs from A Shropshire Lad
Stuart MacRae Parable
Josef Suk Meditation on the old Czech Hymn "St Wenceslas"
Igor Stravinsky The Soldier's Tale
Festival Chamber Soloists
Marcus Farnsworth Baritone
Simon Cole Narrator

Southwell Music Festival

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 26 August 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: The Nave, Southwell Minster
Cost: £25, £17, £10. Under 18s £12.50, £8.50, £5

Larks in the Park-Vicar Water

Join us for a FREE fun packed programme of outside activities in the park.

  • Circus skills fun with Lynn and Max
  • Learn to Hula-hoop and get Hula-fit with Emma
  • Have some fun sports challenges with the Active4Today team

Free events for the summer holidays

Category: Festivals and Fun Days
Date: 26 August 2018 @ 12:00
Venue: Vicar Water Visitor Centre, Clipstone, NG21 9AA
Cost: FREE

Newark Market Place Events

Last Sunday in each month commencing 25th March
Craft and Artisan Market

For more information contact

Newark Town Hall, Market Place, Newark, Notts, NG24 1DU  Tel: 01636 680333

http://www.newark.gov.uk

 

Category: Markets and Fairs
Date: 26 August 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Newark Market Place NG24 1DU
Cost:

Southwell Music Festival - Organ Recital: Simon Hogan

A Centenary Tribute to Hubert Parry.

Composer, teacher and music historian Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry, 1st Baronet, died in 1918. Today his music, which epitomised late Victorian and Edwardian England, is best known from his setting of Blake's poem 'Jerusalem', the coronation anthem I was glas, the choral and orchestral ode Blest Pair of Sirens, and the tune Repton for the hymn 'Dear Lord and Father of Manking'. This recital to mark his centenary comprises music, in addition to Parry's own, by colleagues, friends and pupils, much of which appeared in A Little Organ Book in Memory of Hubert Parry.

Charles Villiers Stanford Installation March
Herbert Brewer Carillon
Walter Alcock Rather slowly
John Ireland Elegiac Romance
Charles Wood Andante
Henry Ley Improvisation
Charles Hubert Hastings Parry Toccata and Fugue "The Wanderer"

No advance booking or tickets.

Part of the Southwell Minster Organ Rectials series.

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 26 August 2018 @ 15:30
Venue: The Nave, Southwell Minster
Cost: Free with retiring collection

Southwell Music Festival - Youth Strings

FREE FRINGE

Talented local young string players perform chamber music under the direction of Derek Williams.

No advance booking or tickets.
Where necessary, entry will be subject to availability.

The Fringe is a chance for local performers and especially young musicians to take part in the Festival and to raise funds for a local charitable cause. This year's charity is Family Care. Family Care are a small Nottingham-based charity who are passionate about positively shaping children's futures. They are an independent adoption agency and also offer support regarding domestic abuse and safeguarding.

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 26 August 2018 @ 11:00
Venue: Southwell Methodist Church
Cost: Free

Lowdham Summer Show

This family event has something for eveyone with Nottingham Concert Band, Dako Flying Angels, Punch and Judy, duck race and los of side stalls.

Refreshments in the Village Hall 

Category: For All Ages
Date: 27 August 2018 @ 13:00
Venue: Lowdham Vilage Hall, Main street,Lowdham, Notts NG14 7BD
Cost: £2.50 under 16 free

Summer BBQ and Race Afternoon

Enjoy a fun afternoon of horse racing (on screen) and delicious BBQ food!

Tickets:

£30 per person or £150 for a table of 10.

Tickets include a glass of Pimms on arrival and BBQ food!

https://www.beaumondhouse.co.uk/summer-bbq-race-afternoon 

Category: Festivals and Fun Days
Date: 27 August 2018 @ 14:00
Venue: Dairy Farm, 48 Main Street, Upton, Newark, NG23 5TE
Cost:

Southwell Minster Open Days and Tours

Free guided tours of Southwell Minster, discover the world famous 'Leaves of Southwell' in the Chapterhouse, vivid stained glass windows and the majestic State Chamber in The Archbishops Palace.

Tours run on the our from 10am to 4pm

Category: History and Heritage
Date: 6 September 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Southwell Minster, Church street, Southwell, Notts NG25 0HD
Cost: Free

Delta Moon

Delta Moon on their European Tour will be playing authentic southern blues at Farnsfield. 

Tickets are on 01623 883096 or banddmcdowall@btinternet.com

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 8 September 2018 @ 21:30
Venue: Farnsfield Village Centre, New Hill, Farnsfield, Notts NG22 8JN
Cost: £12.50

Adult discovery day

You are warmly invited to join Minster staff and volunteers to unwrap the life and treasures of this wonderful place. Choose 3 themed workshops tours of talks on the arts, history or faith.

Advance booking - 01636 817 993

Category: Educational, Talks and Lectures
Date: 11 September 2018 @ 9:30
Venue: Archbishop's Palace
Cost: £10

Talon - The Best of the Eagles

Over the last two decades Talon have risen from humble beginnings to become one of the most successful theatre touring shows in the UK and the '20th Anniversary Tour' will once again feature all those classic 'Eagles Greatest Hits'.

Book online

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 15 September 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £24.50, £23.50 concession, £22.50 members

A Bunch of Amateurs

Keen to boost his flagging career, fading action Hero Jefferson Steel arrives in England to play King Lear in Stratford only to find this is not the birthplace of the Bard but a sleepy Suffolk village.

Tickets online wwww.rhtc.co.uk or call 07733 179986

Category: Drama and Theatre
Date: 18 September 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Robin Hood Theatre, Church lane, Averham, Newark NG23 5RB
Cost: Tickets £12 members £10

Shaolin Monks

For the first time in nine years, the phenomenal Shaolin Monks return to the UK with an outstanding new show. Twenty Shaolin monks will take to the stage to demonstrate their martial arts expertise in the ultimate display of theatre and physical prowess; from being lifted aloft on sharpened spears to breaking marble slabs with their heads, performing handstands on two fingers and flying through the air in a series of incredible back flips, this thrilling show truly must be seen to be believed.

Book online

Category: Drama and Theatre
Date: 19 September 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £26.50

Newark and Sherwood Concert Band

Following continued success at numerous appearances, Newark and Sherwood Concert Band will be returning with another varied and exciting programme, 'Heroes and Villians'. It is over 20 years since the band was formed during which time it has been in constant demand across Nottinghamshire and beyond with a dull diary of repeat and new bookings. Come and support your band in what will be a lively, entertaining concert of music to suit all tastes and ages. Supporting Newark Mind and Newark and Sherwood Concert Band.

Book online

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 22 September 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £11.50, £6.50 child

A Mug Without a Handle

Alison Chippingdale presents a poetic observation of life after losing a partner.

Southwell Library

Category: Arts and Exhibitions
Date: 27 September 2018 @ 10:30
Venue: Southwell Library,The Bramley Centre, King Street, Southwell Notts NG25 0EH
Cost: £3 Booking advised

Beyond the Barricade

Beyond the Barricade has delighted audiences throughout the UK and mainland Europe for more than a decade with its exciting concert portrayal of the greatest songs in musical theatre, all performed totally live!

Book online

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 28 September 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £24.50, £23.50 concession

Inspire Poetry Festival-Kei Miller

Kei Miller is a poet, novelist, essayist and short story writer, his poetry collection The Cartographer tries to Map a Way to Zion won the Forward Prize Best Poetry Collection.

Inspire Poetry Festival

Category: Arts and Exhibitions
Date: 28 September 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Southwell Library, The Bramley Centre, King Street, Southwell, Notts NG25 0EH
Cost: £10/£8

MJ History

Experience Michael Jackson's greatest hits performed 100% live! Thirty years ago Michael Jackson's famed Bad Tour hit the UK supporting an album featuring 5 no.1 singles. See the moment superbly recaptured with sublime musicianship, electrifying choreography and stunning special effects. Bad's The Way You Make Me Feel, Man In The Mirror, Dirty Diana, Smooth Criminal, Another Part of Me plus the title track climax a brand new show featuring Thriller, Beat It, Billie Jean and many more.

Book online

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 29 September 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £22.50, £20.50 concessions, members £19.50

An Introduction Into The World of Poet/ Artists

What came first the image or the word? join the Not Scary Poetry Group for a colourful presentation of art and poems.

Southwell Library

Category: Arts and Exhibitions
Date: 29 September 2018 @ 11:00
Venue: Southwell Library, The Bramley Centre, King Street, Southwell, Notts NG25 0EH
Cost: Free event

Afternoon Tea with Maura Dooley

Hear Maura Dooley read her poetry and talk about her writing life, interspersed with hot drinks and a selection of delicious cakes.

Inspire Poetry Festival

Category: Arts and Exhibitions
Date: 29 September 2018 @ 15:30
Venue: Southwell Library, The Bramley Centre, King Street, Southwell, Notts NG25 0EH
Cost: £10/ £8 including a hot drink, booking essential

Newark Market Place Events

Last Sunday in each month commencing 25th March
Craft and Artisan Market

For more information contact

Newark Town Hall, Market Place, Newark, Notts, NG24 1DU  Tel: 01636 680333

http://www.newark.gov.uk

 

Category: Markets and Fairs
Date: 30 September 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Newark Market Place NG24 1DU
Cost:

Milkshake! Live

Starring Milkshake! favourites Bob the Builder, Little Princess, Noddy, Fireman Sam, Shimmer & Shine, Pip from Pip Ahoy!, Winnie and Wilbur, Wissper, Milkshake's very own Milkshake! Monkey and two Milkshake! presenters, the all-singing, all-dancing, musical masterpiece will take audiences on a journey through the world's favourite fairy tales. Set amongst Milkshake's magical bookcase, this brand new live show is sure to amaze and delight!

Book online

*The Milkshake Live show will feature 2 Milkshake! presenters. Jen, Derek, Kemi, Amy, Olivia, Curtis and Sita may only appear at certain venues. © Channel 5 Broadcasting Limited 2017. All Rights Reserved. ©2017 DreamWorks Distribution Limited. All Rights Reserved. Bob the Builder™©2017 HitEntertainment Limited and Keith Chapman. Fireman Sam™©2017 Prism Art & Design Limited. “Little Princess” derived from the television series by The Illuminated Film Company and based upon the books by Tony Ross (published by Andersen Press). © 2017 The Illuminated Film Company. All Rights Reserved. © CHFPip! Plc 2013-2016, All Rights Reserved. © Wissper LTD. ©Winduna EnterprisesLtd. 2017. © 2017 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Category: Children and Young People
Date: 30 September 2018 @ 12:00
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £16.50, child £15, family £59

Steve Steinman's Meatloaf Story

Steve Steinman, the creative force behind the hugely successful Vampires Rock, returns with this epic musical concert delivering the best of the best from Meat Loaf's Bat Out Of Hell record-breaking album. With incredible stage set, superb band and Steve Steinman's unique sense of humour and stage presence, the show will have you up on your feet and dancing in the aisles to all the greatest Meat Loaf hits - Paradies by the Dashboard Light, Took the Words Right Outta My Mouth, Anything for Love, Dead Ringer for Love and Bat Out of Hell, to name a few.

Book online

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 6 October 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £30

Private Peaceful

Direct from London's West End. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night he looks back at his short but joyful past growing up in rural Devon; his exciting first days at school; the accident in the forest that killed his father; his adventures with Molly, the love of his life; and the battles and injustices of war that brought him to the front line.

Winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year, Private Peaceful is by third Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo. His inspiration came from a visit to Ypres where he was shocked to discover how many young soldiers were court-marshalled and shot for cowardice during the First World War.

Suitable for ages 8+

School prices available, please contact the box office 01636 655 755

Category: Drama and Theatre
Date: 15 October 2018 @ 19:00
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £15.50, £14 concession

Private Peaceful

Direct from London's West End. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night he looks back at his short but joyful past growing up in rural Devon; his exciting first days at school; the accident in the forest that killed his father; his adventures with Molly, the love of his life; and the battles and injustices of war that brought him to the front line.

Winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year, Private Peaceful is by third Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo. His inspiration came from a visit to Ypres where he was shocked to discover how many young soldiers were court-marshalled and shot for cowardice during the First World War.

Suitable for ages 8+

School prices available, please contact the box office 01636 655 755

Category: Drama and Theatre
Date: 16 October 2018 @ 13:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £15.50, £14 concession

Private Peaceful

Direct from London's West End. Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One, Private Peaceful relives the life of Private Tommo Peaceful, a young soldier awaiting the firing squad at dawn. During the night he looks back at his short but joyful past growing up in rural Devon; his exciting first days at school; the accident in the forest that killed his father; his adventures with Molly, the love of his life; and the battles and injustices of war that brought him to the front line.

Winner of the Blue Peter Book of the Year, Private Peaceful is by third Children's Laureate, Michael Morpurgo. His inspiration came from a visit to Ypres where he was shocked to discover how many young soldiers were court-marshalled and shot for cowardice during the First World War.

Book online

Suitable for ages 8+

School price available, please contact the box office 01636 655 755

Category: Drama and Theatre
Date: 16 October 2018 @ 19:00
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £15.50, £14 concession

Kate Rusby

Of all the stars in Folk Music's wondrous firmament, few shine as brightly as Yorkshire's Kate Rusby. A career which spans over 25 years in music showcases her as one of the finest interpreters of traditional folk songs and of our most emotive original songwriters.

Audiences are sure to be thoroughly entertained by Kate's choice of much-loved classics from her vast back catalogue together with a selection of songs from her latest studio album, Life in a Paper Boat. As ever, she will be joined on stage by the cream of British folk musicians who form her select band. These virtuoso artists are sure to delight you with their exceptional talents.

Book online

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 27 October 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £25.50

Light the Night

On you marks...get set...glow!

Join Beaumond House at Newark Showground this October to take part in the area's first ever 5K fun run. Dress as bright as you can and light the way by wearing your best neon and glow outfits.

https://www.beaumondhouse.co.uk/light-the-night 

Category: Arts and Exhibitions
Date: 18 October 2018 @ 19:00
Venue: Newark Showground
Cost:

Lee Mead 10 Years - The Anniversary Tour

It's been 10 years since Lee Mead first donned the coat in the West End production of Jospeh and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.

So join Lee and his amazing band as he takes you through the last ten years of his life. Featuring songs from the classic shows he has starred in, such as The Phantom of the Opera, Miss Saigon, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Legally Blonde, Wicked and many more.

Book online

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 26 October 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £24.50, £22.50 members

Celtic Country

This wonderful show brings together the very best of both Irish and Scottish artists with their own style of country music, plus a hint of American country which all emanated from Scotland and Ireland. The show stars Ireland's international recording star Dominic Kirwan, with son Barry Kirwan, Ireland's newest country star. From Scotland the fabulously talented accordion virtuoso and country star Brandon McPhee, with special guest, Scotland's international recording artist, star of BBC TV's The Voice, Colin Chisholm.

Book online

Category: Music and Dance
Date: 28 October 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £25

Newark Market Place Events

Last Sunday in each month commencing 25th March
Craft and Artisan Market

For more information contact

Newark Town Hall, Market Place, Newark, Notts, NG24 1DU  Tel: 01636 680333

http://www.newark.gov.uk

 

Category: Markets and Fairs
Date: 28 October 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Newark Market Place NG24 1DU
Cost:

Swan Lake

After sell-out performances of The Nutcracker last year, Russian National Ballet returns to the UK with the most famous ballet of all time. Swan Lake is one of Tchaikovsky's best works, featuring some of ballet's most memorable music and breath-taking dance. The compelling tale of a tragic romance in which a princess, Odette, is turned into a swan by an evil curse. Prince Seigfried chances upon a flock of swans while out hunting and when one of them turns into a beautiful young woman he is instantly captivated - will his love prove strong enough to break the spell? Swan Lake is full of mystery and romance and has captured the imagination of generations over the year. This is sure to be a wonderful evening out which you will cherish long after the final curtain falls.

Book online

Category: Drama and Theatre
Date: 30 October 2018 @ 19:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £24, £22.50 concession, £17.50 child, £21.50 members

Commemoration Service

Commemoration Service
Southwell Minster

The Dean of Southwell Minster will conduct a Commemorative Service and Armed Forces covenant signing to mark the end of the Great War. The service will honour the sacrifice those from Nottinghamshire who died in the conflict, pay respect to current armed forces personnel and show commitment to the armed forces community in the future.

Category: Educational, Talks and Lectures
Date: 7 November 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Southwell Minster
Cost:

Christmas Lights Switch On

Sunday 25th November
Christmas Lights Turn-on 
Musical Acts and Fireworks

For more information contact

Newark Town Hall, Market Place, Newark, Notts, NG24 1DU  Tel: 01636 680333

http://www.newark.gov.uk

 

Category: Markets and Fairs
Date: 25 November 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Newark Market Place NG24 1DU
Cost:

Christmas market

Newark Christmas Market and Winter Feast

For more information contact

Newark Town Hall, Market Place, Newark, Notts, NG24 1DU  Tel: 01636 680333

http://www.newark.gov.uk

 

Category: Markets and Fairs
Date: 9 December 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Newark Market Place NG24 1DU
Cost:

Newark Christmas Crackers

Seasonal entertainment. 

Carol singing to accompany a market of last minute gifts, artisan crafts and Christmas decorations. 

Category: Markets and Fairs
Date: 9 December 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Newark Market Place
Cost: Free

Newark Christmas Market and Winter Feast

Get into a festive mood with Santa's sack full of seasonal street food and drink, crafts and gifts.

Something for everyone throughout the day including brass bands, street entertainers, local musicians, a fantastic display of unbelievable bike skills and of course Santa...all with a sprinkling of snow from the town hall balcony.

Category: Markets and Fairs
Date: 16 December 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Newark Market Place
Cost: Free

Newark Christmas Crackers

Seasonal entertainment. 

Carol singing to accompany a market of last minute gifts, artisan crafts and Christmas decorations.

Category: Markets and Fairs
Date: 23 December 2018 @ 10:00
Venue: Newark Market Place
Cost: Free

Aladdin

Come and join us for another fabulous festive treat with the hilarious pantomime, Aladdin.

With a law decreeing that the princess can only marry a prince, and the evil Abanazar up to no good, it looks as though Aladdin's dreams may never come true. And he's not the only one! Aladdin's mum, Widow Twankey, has got the mixed-up Chinese laundry blues; her other son Wishee Washee is being particularly unhelpful; and they're also very poor... If only Aladdin could make his fortune and then all their wishes could come true.

The Palace Theatre once again promises a show packed full of spectacular scenery, breath-taking costumes, stunning special effects, fabulous song and dance routines and hilarious slapstick comedy. 

Make everyone's wishes come true with this Christmas and book your tickets now for this magical family pantomime.

See website for details on times and to book.

Category: Drama and Theatre
Date: 7 December 2018 @ 10:15
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: Various

Vampire Rock - Ghost Train

X Factor winner Sam Bailey is about to get her teeth into a real rocker of a show.

Steve Steinman's rock-tastic, hilarious musical concert lives up to its rocking reputation. A tongue-in cheek storyline, spellbinding cast, guitar gods and sexy vampettes take you on a ride through some of the greatest eighties rock anthems ever! Featuring tracks from Queen, AC/DC, Meat Loaf, Journey, Guns N Roses and many more.

Prepare for a night of mischief and mayhem!

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Category: Music and Dance
Date: 2 March 2019 @ 19:30
Venue: Palace Theatre, Newark
Cost: £32

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