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Nov
21
Thu
‘Ruddington Rhythm’ Music Night @ The Cottage Hotel
Nov 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Ruddington Rhythm is a free, fun and friendly music night, on the 3rd Thursday of every month, at Ruddington’s Cottage Hotel.

It’s organised by singer and guitarist Ron McSweeney. The mixture of performers comes with a mixture of styles: pop, folk, country, easy listening, Americana, blues, and a mixture of instruments: guitars, fiddles, accordions, ukuleles…

It’s all very friendly and welcoming to new audience members and performers alike and it’s free to attend, apart from asking you to buy a drink – perhaps the odd glass of wine, or a pint or two? (If you fancy treating yourself then remember that NCT’s Green 10 bus stops right outside!) There’s also a raffle each month, if you’re feeling lucky?

‘Ruddington Rhythm’ runs from 8.00pm until 11.00pm.

You can read about the history of this monthly Ruddington acoustic music night >>HERE<<.

The Cottage Hotel
Dec
1
Sun
New Style Café Church @ St Peter's Church
Dec 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:50 am

On the first Sunday of every month a New Style Café Church takes place at St Peter’s Church from 9.30am until 10.50am. For those wishing to stay longer, this is followed by Holy Communion.

Organiser Debbie King told us: “We aim to provide something for everyone, from pre-school, through schools, teens, students, families, parents, grandparents, all ages and backgrounds! For those wanting activity on a Sunday morning, there is drama, music, art, crafts, and discussion groups. Also, a quieter area for reflection, space to think, pray, even prayed for.”

If you’re alone, lonely, or at a loose end on a Sunday morning, you’re encouraged to go along and join in – and so perhaps discover others in a similar position. “If new to the village – come to meet people from the local community, find out about our church community in the village and the things we do. If a busy professional or someone curious with questions – check us out, join a discussion!”

Central to the Café Church idea is a short talk on a Bible related topic incorporating film clips or sketches, a time of discussion and questions. “Find out how God and the Bible can help us in our everyday life – not just a topic that’s far out there, not relevant to us – discover that God is someone whom we can meet, and the Bible, a book we can learn from, even integrate into our lives” says Debbie.

All this, alongside coffee, Danish pastries and some good company will hopefully tempt you along to the informal atmosphere of this monthly Café Church at St Peter’s.

Dec
7
Sat
Ruddington Village Market @ White Horse Inn, Marquee, Courtyard & Car Park
Dec 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm

Ruddington’s Village Market takes place on the first Saturday of each month at The White Horse Inn. It’s an initiative jointly run by the pub alongside volunteers from The Ruddington Village Centre Partnership.

Each month around two dozen stalls are set up in and around the popular Church Street pub – offering a variety of goods, produce, plants, confectionery, quality crafts and provisions to take away. These are run by both existing village retailers and popular market traders from across the region. The selection of stalls changes each month, so there are always some surprises. There’s also a stand from a chosen local charity plus refreshments and occasional live performances by local musicians and singers.

To find out who’ll be at the market THIS month please click >>HERE<<.

Since it was launched in February 2019, Ruddington Village Market has generally been well supported each month, even in the rain, however organisers hope residents and visitors alike will keep on coming and spreading the word, to enable it to continue to grow and thrive, and so remain a permanent fixture. Read more >>HERE<<.

Whilst you’re in Ruddington do make sure to browse around our many independent village centre shops, cafés and pubs, too – AND check out all the deals and discounts available with your FREE “Ruddy Good Loyalty Card” >>HERE<<.

The Old Bakehouse Tearoom just around the corner from the market on Church Street is one of those retailers offering anyone who shows their Ruddington Loyalty Card a different special deal each month. Lesley and her team would love to welcome you!

Please tell all your friends to come along on the first Saturday of every month (except January) between 9am and 12.30pm. You and they can leave your cars at home because Nottingham City Transport‘s Navy 3 and Green 10 buses, both stop right outside The White Horse.

If you’re a market trader wishing to book a stall here in the future, please click >>HERE<<.

You can read all about the background to Ruddington’s monthly market >>HERE<<.

Ruddington Christmas Fayre 2019 @ Ruddington Village Centre
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come to our village for festive fun! The Parish Council’s Christmas Fayre will be held on the same Saturday as RVCP’s final Ruddington Village Market of 2019 (9am – 12.30pm).

The annual Christmas Fayre will be along our high streets, so come and join us on this super Saturday from seeing Santa to having a great yuletide shopping experience. Do check out the latest #RuddyGoodOffers with your Ruddy Good Loyalty Card (launched in 2018) at participating retailers in Ruddington.

Please note: High Street will be closed for the Christmas Fayre, so there will be alterations to Ruddington’s NCT buses, Navy 3 and Green 10 during this event. 

Dec
14
Sat
Ruddington & District Choral Society Christmas Concert @ St Peter's Church
Dec 14 @ 7:30 pm

There’s an invitation from Ruddington and District Choral Society to join them for a ‘Celebration of Christmas’. There will be a selection of Christmas music, festive readings, and carols with audience participation.

RDCS says: “New singers are welcome to come and join us!”

Tickets, priced £10 including refreshments, are available now from Perkins Hardware or on the evening at the door, subject to availability. The programme is below:

 

Background:

Ruddington and District Choral Society was formed in 1962 as an Evening Class, and has grown and developed since that time to a group of some sixty members who live in the Nottingham area. They meet on Monday evenings in school terms, generally from September to May.

Dec
19
Thu
‘Ruddington Rhythm’ Music Night @ The Cottage Hotel
Dec 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Ruddington Rhythm is a free, fun and friendly music night, on the 3rd Thursday of every month, at Ruddington’s Cottage Hotel.

It’s organised by singer and guitarist Ron McSweeney. The mixture of performers comes with a mixture of styles: pop, folk, country, easy listening, Americana, blues, and a mixture of instruments: guitars, fiddles, accordions, ukuleles…

It’s all very friendly and welcoming to new audience members and performers alike and it’s free to attend, apart from asking you to buy a drink – perhaps the odd glass of wine, or a pint or two? (If you fancy treating yourself then remember that NCT’s Green 10 bus stops right outside!) There’s also a raffle each month, if you’re feeling lucky?

‘Ruddington Rhythm’ runs from 8.00pm until 11.00pm.

You can read about the history of this monthly Ruddington acoustic music night >>HERE<<.

The Cottage Hotel