Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale”

Nottingham Shakespeare Company is including Ruddington in its first winter tour – to perform The Bard’s ‘The Winter’s Tale’ – inside St Peter’s Church on Friday 3rd February 2023 at 7pm. NSC strips its plays down to 90 minutes with no interval; keeping all of Shakespeare’s storytelling, characters and language but creating an exciting, dynamic and accessible performance which communicates directly and physically with the audience. The company actively seeks out theatre makers and audiences who may not usually feel represented by Shakespeare, particularly from the disabled, LGBTQ+ and neurodivergent communities. Unlike with NSC’s outdoor performances,…

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‘Come and Try Us’ Morning

Ruddington & District Choral Society (RDCS) is hosting its termly ‘come and try us’ morning this Saturday 14th January between 10am and 12noon in St Peter’s Church. Organisers say: “Come along for a sing through some of Handel’s Coronation Anthems, and bring a friend if you can. These new initiatives are to help those who are thinking about joining us by giving a time outside of usual rehearsals for anyone to come along and see what we are and what we do. Music is provided.” You can contact RDCS if…

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The Bard is Back!

Following the success of their debut ‘al fresco’ appearance in our village over the summer, Nottingham Shakespeare Company have announced they’re returning to Ruddington early in the New Year to treat us to their next production by The Bard. Appropriate to the season, this time they’re presenting ‘A Winter’s Tale’ and bringing their “stripped back, inclusive and accessible shows” in from the cold. One of the six dates for NSC’s first indoor tour is inside St Peter’s Church – on 3rd February 2023 – and rehearsals (above) are now underway. Their Artistic Director, Michelle-Louise Wright, says: “We…

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Christmas Day Church Services

Christmas is a joyful celebration to bring everyone together and Ruddington’s churches welcome you. You’ll find St Peter’s on Church Street and the Ruddington Baptist Church in St. Peter’s Rooms. Christmas Day – Sunday 25th December Chocolate Nativity @10.00am | St Peter’s Church Christmas Service @ 10.00am | Ruddington Baptist Church 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 community service and details were correct at the time we promoted them,…

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‘Heat ‘n’ Eat’ £1 Monday Lunch

If you’re a Ruddington resident, living on a tight budget, you can pre-book for a chef-prepared hot meal and a soft drink for just £1. It’s served at 12.30pm in the welcoming and warm space of St Peter’s Church. Organisers at St Peter’s Church say it’s usually scheduled to run on the 1st & 4th Monday of the month.  “Heat ‘n’ Eat is a way for everyone to enjoy affordable, good, wholesome food. We hope you’ll want to be part of this new community whether you work at home or in a…

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Christmas Church Services

Christmas is a joyful celebration to bring everyone together and Ruddington’s churches welcome you. You’ll find St Peter’s on Church Street and the Ruddington Baptist Church in St. Peter’s Rooms. Christmas Eve – Saturday 24th December Christingle Service @ 4pm and @ 6pm | St Peter’s Church Midnight Communion @ 11.00pm | St Peter’s Church Christmas Day – Sunday 25th December Chocolate Nativity @10.00am | St Peter’s Church Christmas Service @ 10.00am | Ruddington Baptist Church Disclaimer: RUDDINGTON.info publish all diary events in good faith and can’t be held responsible for any…

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Christmas Church Services

Christmas is a joyful celebration to bring everyone together and Ruddington’s churches welcome you. You’ll find St Peter’s on Church Street and the Ruddington Baptist Church in St. Peter’s Rooms. Here are some key dates: Sunday 18th December Nativity Sunday Service @ 10.30am | Baptist Church Carol Concert @ 7pm | St Peter’s Church Christmas Eve Saturday 24th December Christingle Service @ 10.00am | St Peter’s Church Midnight Communion @ 11.00pm | St Peter’s Church   Christmas Day Sunday 25th December Chocolate Nativity @10.00am | St Peter’s Church Christmas Service @ 10.00am | Baptist Church…

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Come for Christingle!

If you like sweets and festive fun involving all the family, then please come along to help make around 400 Christingles! On 22nd December from 11.30am in The Hermitage Centre (located along St Peter’s Church). Christian tradition is for children to stick sweets on cocktail sticks; then to pop them in an object, usually an orange (representing the globe), wrap a red ribbon (sharing love) around the orange; and then a candle (lighting up the world) goes on top. Liz from the church said: “It’s really fun and we always end up eating a…

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Carol Concert

With the countdown to Christmas on, come to the Carol Concert! It starts at 7pm on Sunday 18th December in St Peter’s Church.    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 community service and details were correct at the time we promoted them, so advise you to contact the organiser before attending. Thanks.

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Salvation Army Christmas Concert

You’re invited along to sing many of our favourite Christmas carols and enjoy the music of The Salvation Army Band at St Peter’s Church. The Christmas concert is on from 7.30pm on Thursday 1st December.  Entrance is FREE, and mulled wine and mince pies will be served, although donations to the Sally Army will be welcome. You can read about other Christmas events in Ruddington <<HERE<<. 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…

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