Ruddington “Safari Sale”

When: 25th October 2020 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Throughout Ruddington village

Following the success of previous events, and strong demand to have another one, the next Ruddington ‘Safari Sale’ is being held this Sunday 25th October from 10am to 2pm. It’s when villagers sell unwanted items from the comfort of their driveways or front gardens – and 21 householders have signed up for this last one of 2020. Organiser Sarah Norton says: “This month all stall fees are being donated to Bloomin’ Dementia who are based on Easthorpe Street – along with proceeds of sales of printed maps. For more information…

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Ruddington’s Tearfund ‘Big Quiz’

When: 14th November 2020 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: via Zoom, Ruddington

On Saturday 14th November, churches in Ruddington will again take part in Tearfund’s ‘Big Quiz Night’ – and they’d love you to join in. Tearfund is a Christian charity which currently works in around 50 countries, with a primary focus on supporting those in poverty and providing disaster relief for disadvantaged communities. Tony Whitton of Ruddington Baptist Church says: “We are thrilled to be taking part in the Big Quiz Night with hundreds of other hosts, bringing our friends and family together to stretch our brains and support the work of…

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October Village Market

When: 3rd October 2020 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Ruddington Village Green

Ruddington’s Village Market takes place on the first Saturday of each month (except January) and is an initiative run by volunteers from the award-winning Ruddington Village Centre Partnership (RVCP). It returned in July after being suspended for three months due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. It’s back again on October 3rd from 9.00am to 12.30pm at its new location on the village green. You can read the background to this move >>HERE<<. Please note the Saturday morning ‘Mini Market’ of mainly craft stalls, which had been running in tandem at The White Horse Inn, will not be going ahead…

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Friends of James Peacock “Safari Sale”

When: 27th September 2020 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Throughout Ruddington village

You’re invited to explore areas of Ruddington which you possibly didn’t even know existed as another ‘Safari Sale’ is held this Sunday 27th September from 10am to 2pm. It’s when residents once again sell unwanted items from the comfort of their own driveway or garden. This time around an incredible 47 households have signed up – and each will each have a stall at locations dotted all across our village. Organiser Sarah Norton says: “We’ve added an extra hour to give people enough time to get around everywhere!” The location map for…

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Move & Mingle Health Walk

When: 23rd September 2020 @ 10:30 am
Where: Rushcliffe Country Park, Ruddington, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG11 6JS, UK

Rushcliffe Country Park “Move And Mingle” events are part of Rushcliffe Health Walks. These FREE guided health walks have now resumed every Wednesday at 10.30am. Whilst COVID-19 Coronavirus restrictions remain in place, walkers are asked to assemble on the grassed area adjacent to the Education room, just before the start time. Walkers who are not within the same ‘family bubble’ should observe ‘social distancing’ at all times, please, to keep everyone safe. The route varies from week to week around the park, usually no longer than 2 miles. The walk leader…

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Flow-fit Fitness Class

When: 14th September 2020 @ 8:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Where: Ruddington Village Hall, 45, Wilford Road, Ruddington, Notts NG11 6BN

This is a no-beats, timed work-out class for adults giving options for all exercises, allowing you to control the intensity of your own-workouts. It’s an on-the-spot circuits class which has no choreography and beats to keep up with making it suitable for ANY ability; whether you be new to fitness or just continuing your journey. After managing to run just ONE class in Ruddington, prior to ‘lockdown’, fit4everybody instructor Sara Lomas has now been given the go-ahead to resume her Monday evening sessions at our Village Hall this autumn. “There will…

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Ruddington Village Market

When: 5th September 2020 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Ruddington Village Green

Ruddington’s Village Market takes place on the first Saturday of each month (except January) and is an initiative run by volunteers from the award-winning Ruddington Village Centre Partnership (RVCP). It returned in July after being suspended for three months due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. It’s back again on September 5th from 9.00am to 12.30pm at its new location on the village green. You can read the background to this move >>HERE<<. There’ll again be a Saturday morning ‘Mini Market’ of mainly craft stalls running at The White Horse pub, too. By permission of Ruddington Parish Council, organisers decided…

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Pilates by Jodi

When: 1st September 2020 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: via Zoom, Online

Pilates is practiced to improve flexibility, build strength and develop control and endurance in the body. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance. Until ‘lockdown’ Jodi Meehan – who has a Level 3 Diploma in Mat Pilates – was running weekly sessions every Tuesday morning in Ruddington Village Hall, along with other ‘face to face’ classes elsewhere on other days. Due to continuing COVID-19 restrictions, THIS block of classes will be run via Zoom – with Jodi offering FREE TRIALS to see if it’s for you, before…

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FREE Introduction to Mindfulness Session

When: 8th September 2020 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Where: Online, via Zoom

This is a FREE mindfulness taster session for a full online course beginning on Tuesday September 22nd at the same time. If, after giving it a try, you then wish to sign up, these 8 weekly sessions will be orientated towards improving overall health and well-being for adults. It’s being run by Ruddington resident Jakki Pritchard, who is a listed mindfulness teacher with The UK Mindfulness Network / BAMBA. She says: “During this time of uncertainty & change mindfulness skills can help us stay grounded and keep a cool head amidst…

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FREE Ruddington Cycle Safety Checks and Fixes

When: 15th August 2020 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Ruddington Village

Ruddington cyclists are again being given the chance to have their bicycles checked out for FREE this weekend by a trained Cycle Instructor. Village resident Julian Bentley – who is also a maths tutor – is now taking bookings for this Saturday morning between 09.00am and 11.00am – on a first come first served basis –  for complimentary ‘lockdown’ bicycle checks and basic fixes, in ‘socially distanced’ 30 minute slots. He says preference will be given to cyclists who live in Ruddington. Please note that any spares which may be required are…

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