‘Garden Works’ Exhibition

Garden Works is a collection of embroideries created by Common Threads participants, in partnership with the Framework Knitters’ Museum. See the exhibition – which started on Saturday 23 July – until Thursday 1 September in the Chapel Art Gallery. Common Threads have been taking inspiration from the Framework Knitters’ Museum collections. They reveal: “This summer we focused on the beautiful gardens at the museum, inviting participants to create embroideries inspired by a garden or plant special to them.” The museum adds: “The exhibition is free to enter, as is the museum’s…

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‘Garden Works’ Exhibition

Garden Works is a collection of embroideries created by Common Threads participants, in partnership with the Framework Knitters’ Museum. See the exhibition – which started on Saturday 23 July – until Thursday 1 September in the Chapel Art Gallery. Common Threads have been taking inspiration from the Framework Knitters’ Museum collections. They reveal: “This summer we focused on the beautiful gardens at the museum, inviting participants to create embroideries inspired by a garden or plant special to them.” The museum adds: “The exhibition is free to enter, as is the museum’s…

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‘Garden Works’ Exhibition

Garden Works is a collection of embroideries created by Common Threads participants, in partnership with the Framework Knitters’ Museum. See the exhibition – which started on Saturday 23 July – until Thursday 1 September in the Chapel Art Gallery. Common Threads have been taking inspiration from the Framework Knitters’ Museum collections. They reveal: “This summer we focused on the beautiful gardens at the museum, inviting participants to create embroideries inspired by a garden or plant special to them.” The museum adds: “The exhibition is free to enter, as is the museum’s…

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‘Garden Works’ Exhibition

Garden Works is a collection of embroideries created by Common Threads participants, in partnership with the Framework Knitters’ Museum. See the exhibition – which started on Saturday 23 July – until Thursday 1 September in the Chapel Art Gallery. Common Threads have been taking inspiration from the Framework Knitters’ Museum collections. They reveal: “This summer we focused on the beautiful gardens at the museum, inviting participants to create embroideries inspired by a garden or plant special to them.” The museum adds: “The exhibition is free to enter, as is the museum’s…

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‘Garden Works’ Exhibition

Garden Works is a collection of embroideries created by Common Threads participants, in partnership with the Framework Knitters’ Museum. See the exhibition – which started on Saturday 23 July – until Thursday 1 September in the Chapel Art Gallery. Common Threads have been taking inspiration from the Framework Knitters’ Museum collections. They reveal: “This summer we focused on the beautiful gardens at the museum, inviting participants to create embroideries inspired by a garden or plant special to them.” The museum adds: “The exhibition is free to enter, as is the museum’s…

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‘Garden Works’ Exhibition

Garden Works is a collection of embroideries created by Common Threads participants, in partnership with the Framework Knitters’ Museum. See the exhibition from Saturday 23 July to Thursday 1 September in the Chapel Art Gallery. Common Threads have been taking inspiration from the Framework Knitters’ Museum collections. They reveal: “This summer we focused on the beautiful gardens at the museum, inviting participants to create embroideries inspired by a garden or plant special to them.” The museum adds: “The exhibition is free to enter, as is the museum’s café, garden, and shop.” It’s…

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Thousands Raised During Village Open Gardens

Organisers of this month’s ‘Ruddington Open Gardens’ weekend have revealed the event was a great success – securing almost £4,500 for their two chosen charities. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the usually biennial was last held in 2018, but it returned even bigger and better on 2nd & 3rd July 2022. Through the weekend people across our village once again allowed public access to their own green spaces, for a one-off payment of £5, to help raise funds for Save the Children and Action for Children. Jane Piggott says: “The organisers are very…

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Model Railway Exhibition

If you like model railways then you’ll love this exhibition which continues today from 10am to 4pm at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre. NTHC says “A wide selection of railway layouts of all scales including trade stands to buy that missing part. Site entry free, admission fee applicable for the event.” The centre is one of Ruddington’s leading family visitor attractions – from going on a miniature train ride to looking around the various heritage groups onsite. It’s a great place for a #RuddyGoodDayOut because Nottingham THC is “Home of The Heritage Cafe, Nottingham…

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‘Open Gardens’ Return After Four Year Gap

After all the excitement of Ruddington’s Platinum Jubilee Celebrations at the beginning of June, there’s another, big weekend event taking place all over our village at the start of next month. On Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd July, from 2.00pm to 6.00pm on both days, ‘Ruddington Open Gardens’ is back for the first time since 2018.  It is usually held biennially to raise funds for Save the Children and Action for Children. Unfortunately the COVID-19 pandemic, with all the associated restrictions, forced its cancellation in 2020. However, organiser Jane Piggott is pleased…

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Model Railway Exhibition

If you like model railways then you’ll like the exhibition on from 10am to 4pm at the Nottingham Transport Heritage Centre. NTCH says “A wide selection of railway layouts of all scales including trade stands to buy that missing part. Site entry free, admission fee applicable for the event.” NTHC is one of Ruddington’s family visitor attractions from going on a minature train ride to looking around the various heritage groups onsite. It’s a great place for a day out because Nottingham THC is “Home of The Heritage Cafe, Nottingham Heritage Railway, Nottingham Area Bus Society,…

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