Ruddington Village Makers’ Night!

When: 21st June 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Ruddington Village Centre, NG11

Ruddington’s Village Market is going completely ”crafty” AND nocturnal this Friday night for a late night shopping summer special. By popular demand, this ‘Makers’ Night’ evening event will feature nothing but craft stalls from more than 30 “makers” in and around the area alongside street foods and other attractions focused at THREE village centre locations – The Cottage Hotel, The Frame Breakers and The White Horse. Visitors are promised some familiar and popular craft stallholders, from previous market days, plus a host of new ones. What’s more, a number of our village shops and cafés will be staying open…

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Parish Council Meeting Discussing Green Belt Housing

When: 25th June 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Where: St Peter's Rooms, Church St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HA, UK

At tonight’s full meeting, Ruddington Parish Councillors will be discussing their response to the latest planning applications in our village. These include two major Green Belt housing developments earmarked by Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC) in its ‘Local Plan Part 2’. Bloor Homes‘ full application for 174 houses south of Packman Dyke off Wilford Road (The Local Plan states 130 houses). FULL DETAILS >>HERE<< Linden Homes‘ full application for 56 houses on the former Ecoplants site off Flawforth Lane (The Local Plan states 50). FULL DETAILS >>HERE<<. The Public Consultation deadlines for both these…

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GCRN Model Railway Show 2019

When: 29th June 2019 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Great Central Railway, Mere Way, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11, UK

Attractions include visiting layouts and GCRN’s usual home layouts, alongside a big range of trade stands, heritage displays, miniature train rides and lots more!Visiting guest layouts and Traders. Visiting guest layouts and Traders UK Themed: • Deepcar OO lates 70s Woodhead Electrics • Beckton N Modern Image • Britannia Mill OO Early Diesels • London Road OO Modern Image • Norman Colliery O Gauge Lates 70 plus private diesels Trade Support in the Main Loco Shed from TTC Diecast, Anoraks Annoymous and the Nottingham MRC club sales. Continental/European Themed: •…

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Classical Recital in aid of West Bridgford and South Nottingham Debt Centre

When: 15th June 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Where: St Peter's Church, Church Street, Ruddington, NG11 6HA

Katharine Dryden (Mezzo-Soprano) and Philip Robinson (Piano) will be giving a recital at St Peter’s Church on Saturday 15th June at 6pm. They’ll be performing Schumann’s ‘Frauenliebe und Leben’, a tale of a woman’s life and love, followed by Elgar’s vivid song cycle, ‘Sea Pictures’. The proceeds from this performance will be donated to West Bridgford and South Nottingham Debt Centre. Tickets cost £10, including refreshments, with concessions priced at £7.50. These are available on the door or by email from

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Bloomin’ Dementia’s ‘Afternoon Tea for Carers’

When: 13th June 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Where: The Cottage Hotel, Easthorpe Street, Ruddington NG11 6LA

As part of Carers’ Week 2019 this is a lunchtime event designed especially for those in and around Ruddington who care for people with Dementia. Our village’s Blooming’ Dementia charity is inviting you along for FREE tea and cake plus a chance to talk, connect and relax with other carers. There’s no need to book – you can just show up at The Cottage Hotel on the day. Please spread the word among others who might benefit from this friendly get together.  

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Public Meeting to Oppose Cuts at James Peacock School

When: 5th June 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Cottage Hotel, Sutton's Courtyard, Easthorpe Street, N11 6LA

This is an Open Meeting to discuss the current Teaching Assistant redundancies and the future of James Peacock Infant and Primary School in Ruddington. The public meeting follows a 1,480 signature petition against the job losses with a call to the school authorities to “Help Find a Better Way”. It is open to everyone in Ruddington and the surrounding areas. You can read all the background to this >>HERE<<. Organisers say: “What happens to our schools affects us all.” Find full details on their poster below:  

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Village Museum Open

When: 1st June 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: St Peter's Rooms, Church St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HA

This museum is housed within part of St Peter’s Rooms, which was Ruddington’s former Victorian school. Founded in 1968, it explores retail life in late Victorian and early Edwardian Ruddington through a series of displays which recreate the village shops of yesteryear. These include the world’s oldest surviving fish and chip shop interior – relocated from the original premises on the corner of Ruddington High Street and The Green. The Village Museum is open from Easter to the end of September. Thursdays 10.00am – noon The first Saturday of the month (trial period)…

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Ruddington’s June Village Market

When: 1st June 2019 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: White Horse Inn, Marquee, Courtyard & Car Park, 60, Church Street, Ruddington

Ruddington’s Village Market returns for June – and very nicely coincides with Ruddfest 2019 on the first Saturday of the month! In addition to the usual stalls at The White Horse Inn there will be some additional market traders on the Church Street side of The Green this time – who will stay open longer into the afternoon in tandem with the annual beer and cider festival. Our Village Market is a monthly initiative jointly run by volunteers from The Ruddington Village Centre Partnership and Andy Hunt from The White Horse – designed to encourage…

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The Great Get Together 2019

When: 22nd June 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: The Village Green & St Peter's Rooms, Ruddington

On 16th June 2016 MP Jo Cox was brutally murdered by a man in the name of nationalism in her Batley constituency. The ‘Great Get Together’ has become an annual event inspired by Jo. It is now being held in her memory each year on or around June 22nd – which was her birthday. Those behind it believe there is a groundswell of people who reject divisive politics and simply want to bring our communities together and celebrate all that unites us. This is Ruddington’s chance to join in. Our village ‘Great Get Together’…

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Plant Sale & Cake Stall

When: 25th May 2019 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: The Methodist Church, Church St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11, UK

Ruddington Methodist Church holds a Coffee Morning every Saturday from 10.30am to noon, to which everyone is welcome. This weekend you have the added bonus of a Plant Sale and Cake Stall running alongside the coffee morning, from 10am to 12noon, to raise funds for Christian Aid. If coming from further afield why not get here by bus? Catch Nottingham City Transport‘s Navy 3 or Green 10 to the Chapel Street stop to begin a #RuddyGoodDayOut. Be sure to check out the current #RUDDYGOODOFFERS when you show your Ruddington Loyalty Card at participating…

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