Mother & Baby Advice & Support Group

When: 9th September 2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: Ruddington Arms, 56 Wilford Rd, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6EQ

Are YOU a new mum? Former midwife Olivia Swift invites you along to her new course of weekly sessions in Ruddington, especially for mothers with babies up to six months old. They’re taking place at The Ruddington Arms between 11am and 12.30pm each Monday from September 9th 2019 onwards. Olivia says: “I offer professional, affordable, friendly support and education. From infant feeding and baby care, to individual breastfeeding support, we have all your parenting needs covered.” She adds: “Classes are held within cosy establishments where babies and breastfeeding are welcomed. They’re a…

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Ruddington Kite Festival

When: 1st September 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Rushcliffe Country Park, Kite Field, Rushcliffe Country Park Mere Way, Loughborough Road, Ruddington, Nottinghamshire, NG11 6JS

You’re invited along to fly your own kite or just to watch this aerial event! The much loved Ruddington ‘Kite Festival’ has been revived for 2019 and takes place on Sunday September 1st from 12noon to 4pm in the Kite Field at Rushcliffe Country Park. Members of the Midland Kite Fliers Club have promised to attend to show off some of their larger creations. If you don’t have your own kite, you’ll be able to make one for FREE at the event, courtesy of resources from Rushcliffe Play Forum. Read more…

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An Evening of Mediumship

When: 15th August 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Where: Chapel Art Gallery, Framework Knitters' Museum, Chapel St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HE, UK

Ruddington’s Spiritualist Church, which meets weekly in the former Methodist Chapel at the Framework Knitters Museum on Chapel Street, is holding this fundraising evening of mediumship in support of the museum. Led by Spiritualist Minister and medium, Reverend Pam Owen, the evening will involve a talk about mediumship followed by a demonstration from Pam and her fellow medium, Robert Brown. The evening will conclude with a question and answer session with the audience. Pam says: “If you’ve ever wondered what spiritualism and mediumship are all about, now’s your chance to…

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Cricket & The Framework Knitters

When: 6th August 2019 @ 2:30 pm
Where: Chapel Art Gallery, Chapel St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HE, UK

A talk about Cricket and the Framework Knitters given by Peter Wynne-Thomas who is the Archivist and Vice President of Notts CCC. The event, presented by the Friends of the Framework Knitters’ Museum, is on Tuesday 6th August at 2.30pm in the Chapel at the Framework Knitters’ Museum. Tickets cost £5 and are available from the museum’s office during normal opening times Wednesday to Friday from 10:30am to 4:30pm or by calling 0115 984 5375.  

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Stitching Together Family Crafts

When: 8th August 2019 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Chapel Art Gallery, Chapel St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HE, UK

This is a free family event with activities tailored for adults and children. Try your hand to see what pieces you can make, inspired from the museum’s collection, to take home – from creating a bookmark to bunting. Materials will be provided. The session takes place between 11am and 3pm and there is no need to book – you can drop in at any point between these times. Refreshments will be available to purchase.

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Ruddington Community Choir Concert

When: 20th July 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Where: Ruddington Methodist Church, Church St, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6HA, UK

What better way to round off the Saturday of Ruddington’s 2019 Summer Fayre than this fundraising concert by Ruddington Community Choir? It’s taking place at Ruddington Methodist Church, on the corner of Church Street and Charles Street. Kathy Powis, from the Methodist Church Events Team, says: “Most of us will have some experience of dementia and the challenges it brings to families. Thankfully, there’s help and support out there and we in Ruddington are fortunate to have Bloomin’ Dementia on our doorstep. We’re also very proud of our local Community Choir…

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Ruddington W.I Summer Garden Party

When: 27th July 2019 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: Linda & Mike Davey's Garden, 200 Loughborough Rd, Ruddington, Nottingham NG11 6NY, UK

Ruddington Women’s Institute invites you along to its annual Garden Party, at 200 Loughborough Road in Ruddington – the home of Linda and Mike Davey. Organisers Linda Davey says: “Visitors can relax in our garden of approximately half an acre, with its wildlife pond and collection of cacti and summerhouse plants, before browsing a range of stalls. There will be cakes, bottle tombola, plants, books and puzzles and a raffle. Also, Martin and Gillian Basson will be there with their stunning wildlife photographs.” The £4 entrance fee includes a home-made scone with strawberries and…

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Ruddington Village Market

When: 3rd August 2019 @ 9:00 am – 12:30 pm
Where: White Horse Inn, Marquee, Courtyard & Car Park, 60, Church Street, Ruddington

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…

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Ruddington “Wakes” Funfair

When: 27th July 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Where: Sellors' Recreation Ground, Wilford Rd, Ruddington, Nottingham, UK

This is the annual, traditional, family event, run by Cox’s Amusements, dating back over one hundred years, when the St Peter’s Feast was the start of the school holidays in the village, around the 29th of June. “The Wakes” were then held on The Green but, since 1968, have taken place each year on Sellors’ Field. The rides and attractions opened at 6.00pm on Thursday and at the same time on Friday.  However the funfair opens from 2.00pm on the Saturday and Sunday.  There’s a link to discount vouchers from Cox’s Amusements offering 50p off fairground rides >>HERE<<. If…

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Ruddington “Wakes” Funfair

When: 25th July 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Where: Sellors' Recreation Ground, Wilford Rd, Ruddington, Nottingham, UK

This is the annual, traditional, family event, run by Cox’s Amusements, dating back over one hundred years, when the St Peter’s Feast was the start of the school holidays in the village, around the 29th of June. “The Wakes” were then held on The Green but, since 1968, have taken place each year on Sellors’ Field. The rides and attractions open at 6pm on Thursday and at the same time on Friday.  However the funfair opens from 2pm on the Saturday and Sunday.  There’s a link to discount vouchers from Cox’s Amusements offering 50p off fairground rides >>HERE<<. If you…

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