Final Call for ‘Rudd Awards’ Nominations!

Have YOU nominated a deserving Ruddington trader, group or person for a ‘gong’ yet, to show your appreciation for what they do in our village?  If not, there’s still time… just! Launched by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) in 2022, the ‘Rudd Awards’ are back again this year for a second time. With seven categories, these awards are designed to recognise and celebrate those businesses, community groups and individuals that contribute to making Ruddington a thriving place to live, work and enjoy. Nominations for the 2024 awards in six of…

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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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Community Art Workshop

FREE! The Community Art Workshop, by Ruddington Art & Craft Society is hosted by the Framework Knitters’ Museum in its Chapel between 10am and 2pm on Saturday 13th January.  This family fun event is made possible from funding by the ASDA Foundation charity through RVCP, Ruddington Village Community Partnership. Organisers say the Community Art Workshop  “will coincide with the ‘Great Winter Get Together’, so let’s banish the January blues and why not come and try out a range of art materials that will be available.”   Disclaimer: RUDDINGTON.info publish all diary events…

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‘Rudd Awards’ is BACK!

Following its successful debut in 2022, the team behind a biennial, Ruddington-focused awards ceremony has announced nominations for this year’s event are now OPEN. As before, ‘Rudd Awards 2024′, organised by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP), will recognise villagers’ favourite individuals, community groups and businesses in six categories, as follows: Sports, Leisure & Culture Village Retailer or Service Village Hospitality Community Group Champion Volunteer Young Star The awards are again sponsored by Okarno (formerly Artex Ltd) on Pasture Lane, with RUDDINGTON.info proud to continue as the awards’ official media partner. RVCP Chair Mike Ader…

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Get Ready for our Three Day Christmas Market!

Back in the summer we revealed how the 2023 ‘Ruddington Christmas Market’ would be building  on last year’s hugely popular event by expanding to three days. Now, as this most festive of village events draws near, organisers Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) are revealing more details about what’s in store this year. RVCP previously announced the dates and times as Thursday 30th November 4pm to 9pm, Friday 1st December 4pm to 9pm and Saturday 2nd December 11am to 5pm – with the final day including additional stalls on High Street and Church Street…

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Saturday’s Ruddington Village Christmas Market

It’s the festive final day of Ruddington Christmas Market on Saturday 2nd December from 11am to 5pm at various indoor, outdoor and marquee venues in the village. Today’s Festive Street Market is on High Street and Church Street, complete with street food zone, Bottle Top Christmas bar, and live music from The Cellotapes, Mark James and Ellie’s Cats. Indoor Makers’ Markets continue at St Peter’s Church, Ruddington Methodist Hall, the Framework Knitters’ Museum and St Peter’s Rooms; where the Ruddington WI will also have their ‘Craft and Bake’ stall. Ruddington District…

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Friday’s Ruddington Christmas Market

It’s the second day of Ruddington Christmas Market, running between 4pm and 9pm on Friday 1st December. (The festive finale will be on Saturday (2nd Dec) from 11am to 5pm around the village centre. ) On Friday 1st December from 4pm to 9pm you can expect Three Indoor Makers’ Markets joining the event, hosted by St Peter’s Church, Ruddington Methodist Hall and the Framework Knitters’ Museum. The festivities continue at Christmas Village on The Green (top photo), with party vibes delivered courtesy of DJs The Big Faces and Osborne Daniel, and there’s…

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Thursday’s Ruddington Christmas Market

Ho, ho, ho! Running for three days (30th Nov-2nd Dec) is Ruddington Christmas Market between 4pm and 9pm on Thursday and Friday, then on Saturday from 11am to 5pm around the village centre.  There’ll be the ‘Christmas Village on The Green’ during all three days, featuring a large covered stage and Blitzen’s Bar sponsored by Castle Rock Brewery. Other participating venues will be St Peter’s Church, Ruddington Methodist Hall, the Framework Knitters’ Museum, St Peter’s Rooms and, of course, Ruddington’s impressive array of resident village centre retailers and hospitality businesses. On…

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