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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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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Will You Open YOUR Garden for Charity?

After returning post-pandemic in 2022, it’s been confirmed the (usually) biennial ‘Ruddington Open Gardens’ event is being staged again this summer. In fact, planning is already underway for Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd June 2024, when gardens and allotments in our village will be opening in aid of two charities from 2.00pm to 6.00pm on both days. As previously, all proceeds from the event will be split between Save the Children and Action for Children. Residents willing to participate in this year’s two-day horticultural feast are now being invited to get in touch.…

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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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November Village Market Cancelled!

Organisers of Ruddington’s popular monthly market have announced their decision to cancel this month’s event over health and safety fears due to the extreme autumn weather. It was due to be held this Saturday, 4th November on The Green and, as normal, would have featured around 80 stalls, food and drink, ‘live’ music and other attractions. However, the effects of Storm Ciarán on top of other recent persistent rainfall have made ground conditions on The Green unsuitable. Mark Pinks, of Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP), says: “As a community group of village…

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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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THREE Day Christmas Market Revealed

Organisers of our monthly Ruddington Village Market have announced yet another departure from the norm for their festive offering this year; they’re planning to run it over THREE days! Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) has revealed the 2023 dates and times will be Thursday 30th November 4pm – 9pm, Friday 1st December 4pm – 9pm and Saturday 2nd December 11am – 5pm. However, it’s not until the final day the Christmas Market will include additional stalls on High Street and Church Street – which is also when the usual road closures…

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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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