May Village Market

Organised by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP), Ruddington Village Market is held on the first Saturday of each month from 9am to 2pm. Since it was launched in February 2019, the open market has become a magnet for shoppers from our village as well as much further afield. There’s a large variety of stalls on The Green plus chance to visit Ruddington’s many local shops and retailers. On Saturday 4th May you can expect over seventy-five traders alongside other stalls and stands on the village green. Among these will be the ‘Market Bar’ and Ruddington Parish Council; sharing…

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Bloomin’ Dementia Easter Event

You’re invited to the Bloomin’ Dementia Easter Event. It’s at The Cottage Hotel from 12-noon to 2pm.  You can expect a raffle, along with FREE tea and coffee. Also sandwiches will be available. You’ll need to book your place! Please either pop into the Bloomin’ Dementia Hub at 4 Easthorpe Street in Ruddington or email jennie@bloomindementia.org. “Formed in 2017, Bloomin’ Dementia is a charity focused and committed to the relief of those living with dementia and related disorders. We aim to offer support to the individual (and their close family) with…

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April Village Market

Organised by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP), Ruddington Village Market is held on the first Saturday of each month from 9am to 2pm. Since it was launched in February 2019, the open market has become a magnet for shoppers from our village as well as much further afield. There’s a large variety of stalls on The Green plus chance to visit Ruddington’s many local shops and retailers. On Saturday 6th April you can expect over seventy traders alongside other stalls and stands on the village green. Among these will be the ‘Market Bar’ and Ruddington Parish Council; sharing…

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March Village Market

Organised by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP), Ruddington Village Market is held on the first Saturday of each month from 9am to 2pm. Since it was launched in February 2019, the open market has become a magnet for shoppers from our village as well as much further afield. There’s a large variety of stalls on The Green plus chance to visit Ruddington’s many local shops and retailers. On Saturday 2nd March there’ll be over seventy traders alongside other stalls and stands on the village green, including new street food offerings from Pizza Rhea and Chef Stef and new…

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5th Birthday Village Market

This February it’s Happy 5th Birthday to Ruddington Village Market! Held on the first Saturday of each month from 9am to 2pm, the open market has become a magnet for shoppers from our village as well as much further afield. There’s a large variety of stalls on The Green plus chance to visit Ruddington’s many local shops and retailers, too. Organiser Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) says: “Thanks to every single visitor, supporter and trader that has been involved in some way in the past five years. We couldn’t have kept going, and grown in…

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‘Knickers For Knowledge’ Fashion Show

This Fashion Show evening is organised by The Mustard Seed Project (Uganda) – a community fundraising group, based in Ruddington, to provide clean water, food and an education for children in Teso. At the fundraiser, you can get drinks at ‘The Bra Bar’, win a ‘Fountain of Fizz’ and there’ll also be a raffle and much more! Further details will follow… Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 7.30pm on Friday 8th March at St Peter’s Junior School. Tickets are £5 at the door (cash or cards are…

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‘Ruddington Rhythm’ Rescued!

The organiser of a popular acoustic music night, which has been running in Ruddington for seven and a half years, has revealed a second change of village venue in just nine months. In February this year there was delight among regular attendees when founder Ron McSweeney {pictured top left} announced he’d found another location for ‘Ruddington Rhythm’ which was prepared to host its monthly gatherings for free. This enabled entrance for musicians and audience members to be kept without charge, as has been the case since it launched as ‘Ruddington Folk &…

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Macmillan Coffee Morning

Everyone is welcome! The Macmillan Coffee Morning is a get together to raise money for people living with cancer. It’s on for a couple of hours from 10am to 12-noon at Shrimpton Court, off Elms Park, on Friday 29th September.   Since the fundraising morning started in 1990 the charity has raised over £290 million nationwide for Macmillan Cancer Support. It says: “It was a rather small affair with a simple idea: guests would gather over coffee and donate the cost of their cuppa to Macmillan in the process. It was so…

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Summer Family Fun Day 2023

Everyone’s welcome! There’s FREE Entry between 2pm and 5pm to the ‘Summer Family Fun Day’ at Balmore Country House (Ruddington Retirement Village) at 245-247 Loughborough Road in Ruddington on Saturday 26th August. The Balmore, part of the My Care group, says the afternoon event aims to be “Fun for the whole family. Tombola, music, food, stalls, raffle, bouncy castle and more!” Balmore Country House, set back from Loughborough Road, is a beautiful, converted property and stands in its own grounds. It offers support to the most vulnerable people in our…

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Car Boot Sale & Summer Fair

Head along for a family day out! The annual event at St Peter’s Junior School along Ashworth Avenue in Ruddington is on Saturday 8th July from 10.30am to 1pm. The 2023 Car Boot Sale & Summer Fair is put on by the Friends of School group which is a registered charity. FoS was “set up to support the school socially, culturally and financially.” There’ll be plenty to see and do including a variety of stalls, candy floss, chocolate and teddy tombolas, bouncy castle, and refreshments. You can also enjoy all kinds…

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