‘Goose Fair’ Event

This FREE event will feature singer and violinist Rachel Harrison between 12noon and 2pm at The Cottage Hotel on Easthorpe Street. There’ll be free tea, coffee and sandwiches. Also a raffle! Bloomin’ Dementia says it “warmly invites older and vulnerable adults without a dementia diagnosis to come along and join us.” For more information, you can either ‘phone 0115 9843 703 or email amy@bloomindementia.org. Disclaimer: RUDDINGTON.info publish all diary events in good faith and can’t be held responsible for any changes or cancellations of the activity. We run our calendar as a…

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Community Sunday

How about joining in a different monthly activity from bread making to doing board games? ‘Community Sunday’ is run by the Ruddington Baptist Church (RBC) around the village, on the first Sunday of the month, and it’s FREE with newcomers welcome! You can just turn up for the activity or sign up via their website. Rachel Third, from the RBC Leadership Team, explains: “We put on activities ranging from litter picking around Ruddington, craft activities, coffee and cake at St Peter’s Rooms, volleyball at the Country Park, walks, bike rides and a…

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Ruddington Village Show

Don’t miss the Ruddington Village Show! You’ll see a range of exhibitions from residents – young and old – and entry is free. Doors are open to the public from 11am to 4pm at St Peter’s Rooms. This annual event is run by Ruddington Gardeners’ Association. RGA’s Mike Davey says locals will bring: “vegetables, flowers, pickles, knitting, photographs and paintings to make another colourful and stunning display. There will be prizes for all children who enter, stalls by local groups, sales of plants and produce and refreshments by the WI. …

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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 – 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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A ‘Summer of Cycling’

As excitement builds around the fifth stage of the ‘Tour of Britain’ 2022  – which will again see elite cyclists passing right through the centre of Ruddington next month – residents of all ages are being invited to take part in a day of FREE cycling activities at Rushcliffe Country Park this week. The ‘Summer of Cycling’ event takes place on Wednesday August 10th from 11am to 2pm and will include ‘learn to ride’ sessions with British Cycling, bike maintenance and a minor repairs workshop with Dr Bike and a bike marking…

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Five Years of Free Trees

With concerns about our warming climate brought into sharp focus this week by record-breaking temperatures, eco-conscious Ruddingtonians may be pleased to hear that we can now apply for more FREE trees this summer. For the fifth year running, Rushcliffe Borough Council (RBC) is offering residents the chance to make our properties greener without charge. It’s part of the authority’s stated strategy “to provide sustainable environments in line with the Borough’s significant housing and employment growth in the coming years”. This is certainly the case for Ruddington, where hundreds of new homes…

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