Santa On His Sleigh

When: 11th December 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Touring Ruddington, Ruddington, Nottingham, UK

Father Christmas will be visiting our village again this year, thanks to the ‘Rotary Club of Rushcliffe’. This is now the name of our local branch after the West Bridgford, Ruddington and Keyworth groups merged last year. Santa and his sleigh have become popular annual fixtures in the village, touring our streets and estates each December to get everyone in the spirit and to raise money for Rotary charities home and abroad. This year the chosen local charities are Dove Hospice and the Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance. Aside from a little…

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Police Beat Surgery

When: 12th December 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Ruddington Library, Church St, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6HD

Rushcliffe Police are holding an afternoon beat surgery at Ruddington Library today to provide advice or discuss any police related local issues. PCSO Tony Davies will be attending from 2.00pm to 3.00pm. Surgeries are held on various other days and times and further ones will be advertised a few days before the event. In fact, Tony is in Ruddington on patrol most days that he is on duty, and would be very happy to speak with any residents. So, if you see PCSO Davies, please feel free to stop him for a…

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A Victorian Christmas

When: 21st December 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Framework Knitters' Museum, Chapel St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HE, UK

For a unique, festive family trip back in time, Ruddington’s Framework Knitters’ Museum will be hosting a ‘Victorian Christmas’ on Saturday 21st December. Organiser Helen Brownett says: “Join us to enjoy tea cakes toasted on the open fire in the cottage, roast chestnuts in the courtyard and traditional Carols around the Christmas tree. Our former Methodist Chapel will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland where you can create your very own knitted present on an antique knitting machine. “There’ll also be a tombola, and seasonal refreshments and cake will be available throughout…

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St Peter’s School Christmas Fair 2019

When: 29th November 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: St Peter's School, Ashworth Ave, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11, UK

Everyone’s welcome to this annual, festive event organised by The Friends of St Peter’s School! This year there’ll be a chocolate tombola, splat-a pud, teddy tombola, hook a reindeer, whiskey grid, Baileys grid, school choir, crafts & activities, tinsel pull game, face painting, roll a coin, festive raffle, cake stall,  mulled wine & mince pies, Prosecco tombola and lots of traders stalls. 🎁🎁🎁 AND it’s non-uniform day on the same day in exchange for a wrapped chocolate donation. 🍫🍫🍫🍫🍫 You can find out what the amazing Mustard Seed Project has been up to…

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Ruddington Christmas Fayre 2019

When: 7th December 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Ruddington Village Centre, Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, NG11, UK

Visit our village for festive fun! The Parish Council’s 2019 ‘Christmas Fayre’ is being held on the same Saturday as RVCP’s final Ruddington Village Market of the year (which runs just before it from 9am to 12.30pm). The annual festive event takes over our High Street, with outdoor stalls and attractions there, plus indoor stalls and activities in St Peter’s Rooms, St Peter’s Church and our Methodist Church. So make the most of this super Saturday – from seeing Santa to having a great yuletide shopping experience! The full programme of…

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Christmas Makers’ Night

When: 6th December 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Ruddington Village, NG11

Organisers of Ruddington Village Market are putting on a second Makers’ Night with over 40 artisan craft stalls. This special Christmas arts & crafts evening will be hosted across three main village venues: The Cottage Hotel, The Frame Breakers and The White Horse Inn – as well as some of our great, independent, village centre shops. Here is the finalised list of crafters throughout all the village venues (click to enlarge): You can also click on these links to read more about The Bottle Top’s ‘Black Iris Tap Takeover’, Philo’s Christmas Gift…

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Clear the Ruddington to Wilford Cyclepath/Footpath

When: 16th November 2019 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Where: Outside Ruddington Grange Golf Club entrance, Wilford Road, Ruddington NG11 6NB

You’re invited to join the clear up session and litter pick along the Wilford Road bike and footpath. Organisers say: “This path hasn’t been maintained for a very long time- it’s now too narrow to safely pass by other path users. Bring a tool or two if you like (gloves are probably essential) and we’ll have a bash at the worst bits of path.” You can turn up to lend a hand anytime between 10.30am and 12noon. Please register your interest >>here<< or just join volunteers outside the entrance to Ruddington…

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Dorothy Houghton Book Signing

When: 7th December 2019 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Honeycomb Christian Charity Shop, Church Street, Ruddington

During the Saturday of Ruddington’s Festive Village Market and Village Christmas Fayre, Ruddington author Dorothy Houghton will be available to sign copies of her second book “I Love You So Much I Died For You” in the Honeycomb. Her first book “Your daughter’s not in Heaven” was her autobiography of how, on the brink of suicide, she came to faith through what she’s called “a miraculous healing” in St Peter’s Church. “In this book I tell of the twenty-one times I’ve heard the voice of Jesus and how His words have…

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Ruddington & District Choral Society Christmas Concert

When: 14th December 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Where: St Peter's Church, Church Street, Ruddington, NG11 6HA

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…

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Ruddington Art & Craft Society Meeting

When: 7th November 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Where: The Frame Breakers Pub, High St, Ruddington, NG11 6DT

All amateur artists are welcome to the first meeting of the new Ruddington Art & Craft Society at The Frame Breakers. The agenda will include ideas for events, networking sessions and membership roles from Chairperson to Media Coordinator. Organiser Chris Marriott is thanking villagers for their interest and support so far and said: “To start with I want to focus on the format of the Society. Please feel free to jot down any thoughts you might have and I can add them to the agenda. From what I’ve seen we have some very talented Artists in our…

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