Ruddington Christmas Market

Ho, ho, ho! This month’s village market will be a major, festive family event – with over 100 indoor and outdoor stalls of gifts, food and drink. There’ll be children’s activities, also two covered pop-up bars and stages of live music. The Ruddington Christmas Market is on from 11am to 5pm on Saturday 3rd December in our village centre. It’s now organised by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP). RVCP says: “In a change to the format from last year, the Christmas market moves away from the village green and on to the High Street…

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Getting Festive at Ruddington Christmas Market

The team behind Ruddington’s popular monthly market is ready to pull out all the festive stops next Saturday, as ‘Ruddington Village Christmas Market’ returns for 2022. Organised by the Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP), this year’s Christmas market is set to be an even bigger event after the wet and windy market of 2021; with over 100 indoor and outdoor stalls of food, drink and gifts, two covered pop-up bars and stages of live music, and children’s activities. In a change to the format from last year, the Christmas market…

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The Best of Ruddington Unveiled

The first-ever ‘Rudd Award’ winners were announced at a special ceremony at St Peter’s Church last night {Friday 18th November}, with a raft of Ruddington favourites celebrated for their contribution to the local community. The inaugural Rudd Awards, organised by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP), was introduced by RVCP Chair Mike Ader and compered by BBC Radio Nottingham Drivetime presenter Verity Cowley {pictured} with a little help from the Vicar of Ruddington Revd Andrew Buchanan. It celebrated 19 independent village businesses, individuals and community groups helping Ruddington village to thrive by building…

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November Village Market

Remember, remember! Our popular monthly market promises a superb shopping experience with a great variety of stallholders on The Green and a chance to visit our local shops and retailers, too. This month’s Ruddington Village Market is on Guy Fawkes Day; Saturday 5th November is expected to have over seventy-five traders on The Green from 9.00am until 12.30pm. The full list of this month’s visiting retailers – with their corresponding stall numbers on the map – is shown below: The monthly market is a project of the award winning Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP).  The…

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October Village Market

Our popular monthly market promises a super shopping experience with a great variety of stallholders on The Green and a chance to visit our local shops and retailers, too. This month’s Ruddington Village Market on Saturday 1st October is again scheduled to have over seventy traders on The Green from 9.00am until 12.30pm. The full list of this month’s visiting retailers – with their corresponding stall numbers on the map – is shown below. The monthly market is a project of the award winning Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP).  The market has…

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‘RUDD Awards’ Shortlist Revealed

Organisers of the first ever ‘RUDD Awards’ have just announced the 18 finalists – individuals, businesses and community groups from the village who’ve been shortlisted from over 300 nominations. The inaugural ‘RUDD Awards’ were launched in July 2022 by RVCP, Ruddington Village Community Partnership, to celebrate locals who’re making a difference to life in Ruddington, as well as contributing to a thriving ‘community hub and prosperous high street’. The process was that residents and visitors submitted their nominations in six main categories. Earlier this month the awards committee shortlisted six nominees in each category. Then an…

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The Bottle Top – Café, Beer & Eco Shop

When Glyn Thomas’s much loved Greengrocers closed its doors in 2018, locals feared the heart and been ripped out of Ruddington and that our village centre would never be the same again. It was clear that a shop dedicated solely to selling fresh fruit and vegetables may no longer be viable, nevertheless 2, High Street has now become a new hub of the community thanks to the vision of husband and wife team Anthony and Alex Preston. Together they brought to Ruddington a brand new business called The Bottle Top, which opened on May…

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September Village Market

Our popular monthly market promises a super shopping experience with a great variety of stallholders on The Green and a chance to visit our local shops and retailers, too. This month’s Ruddington Village Market on Saturday 3rd September is scheduled to have 77 traders on The Green from 9.00am until 12.30pm. The full list of this month’s visiting retailers – with their corresponding stall numbers on the map – is shown below. The monthly market is a project of the award winning Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP).  The market has grown in…

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‘Rudd Awards’ Overwhelmed by Nominations!

Organisers of the very first ‘Rudd Awards’ have revealed that over 300 nominations were received – as villagers and visitors put forward their favourite Ruddington individuals, businesses and community groups for consideration across the six main categories. The inaugural awards, launched in July by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP), celebrate independent businesses and community groups that are helping Ruddington to thrive by building a community hub and prosperous high street. Nominations were invited across six award categories, with each award sponsored by a different local business. These included ‘Heart of…

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Final Week For Your ‘Rudd Awards’ Nominations!

Nominations for the inaugural Rudd Awards will close this Sunday August 21st at 5pm, giving those wishing to nominate just a few more days to get in their entry for their favourite category. The ‘Rudd Awards’ – launched by Ruddington Village Community Partnership (RVCP) last month – celebrate independent businesses and community groups that are helping Ruddington to thrive by building a community hub and prosperous high street. Ruddington residents and visitors are invited to nominate across six award categories that honour the great and the good within the Ruddington Village community, with each…

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