Events near White Horse Cottage

February
Sheriff of Nottingham Tours
(weekends throughout the year) Take the Sheriff’s tour and visit the galleries of Justice Museum High Pavement, Lace Market, Nottingham. NG1 1HN Tel: 01159 520 555.
www.galleriesofjustice.org.uk/tours.

International Antique & Collectors’ Fair
Newark Showground, Lincoln Road, NG24 2NY. Tel: 01636 702 326.
www.iacf.co.uk.
February, April, June, August, October & December

Snowdrops at Hodsock Priory,
Worksop. S81 0TY. Tel: 01909 591 204
The Snowdrop winter garden is nestled in the 800 acre Hodsock estate. http://www.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/enjoying/countryside/countryparks/rufford/.

April

St George’s Day at Ollerton
:
Mid-day parade, Morris dancers and dragon slaying. www.stgeorge.catontheroof.co.uk.


May
Wellow Maypole Celebrations:
Wellow Village Green. Nottinghamshire County Show: Newark Showground. Lincoln Road, Newark, NG24 2NY. Livestock exhibits, 500 varied exhibitors, sheep show, dog and duck display.
www.nottinghamshirecountyshow.com.
Tel: 01636 702 326.

Bluebell Wood Walk at Rufford Abbey, Ollerton. NG22 9DF. Tel: 0870 333 1181 www.thingstodoinnottinghamshire.co.uk.

June
Southwell Folk Festival:
Real ale and cider, craft and trade stalls. On-site camping.
NG25 0PT. Tel: 01636 816678.
www.southwellfolkfestival.org.uk.

Sherwood Pines Forest Live Bands:

www.forestry.gov.uk.

Ceramic Fair: Rufford Abbey,
Ollerton. NG22 9DF.
Tel: 01623 821338.
Potters and ceramists from all around the world demonstrating new and old techniques

June/July
Byron Festival: Ghost evenings at Annesley Hall,
open air activities in the Market Place at Hucknall. Tel: 01159 639 633 for further information.
Southwell Races:
Various Festival Race Days throughout June/July. NG25 0TS.
Tel: 01636 814481.
www.southwell-racecourse.co.uk.

England Test Match at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground:
NG2 6AG.
Tel: 0844 811711.
www.trentbridge.co.uk.
August
Southwell Music Festival:
Southwell Minster, NG25 OHD.
Top quality live music centred around Southwell Minster. www.southwellmusicfestival.com.

Nottingham Caribbean Carnival: Forest Recreational Ground.
NG7 6JP.
Enjoy a family fun day with live performances, international acts, carnival parade and fun fair.
Tel: 08444 775678.
www.emccan.org/nottingham-carribean-carnival.

Robin Hood Festival
Edwinstowe.
www.edwinstowe.co.uk.
Jousting, silver arrow challenge, walk with hawks, medieval musicians.

September

Major Oak
Woodland Festival:
Sherwood Forest Nature Reserve.
NG21 9HD
Tel: 08444 775678.
 Major Oak Woodland Festival.

Newark Blues Festival:
concerts held at various venues around Newark.
www.newarkblues.co.uk
.

Southwell Ploughing Match & Horse Show:
Tel: 01159 633 654
Cattle, sheep, horse and dog shows.
www.southwellploughingmatch.co.uk.


October
Goose Fair:

Gregory Boulevard,
NG7 6JP.
Tel: 08444 775678. 500 attractions at Europe’s largest travelling fun fair.

www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk.
December
Lincoln Christmas Market:
Lincoln Castle. LN1 3AA.
Enjoy cultural entertainment and stroll around 250 stalls nestled in the medieval square. www.lincolnshire.gov.uk/lincolncastle.

Clumber Park Christmas Market
Nottingham
S80 3AZ.
Tel: 01159 245400
Follow the lantern-lit trail to Santa’s Grotto.
www.thingstodoinnottinghamshire.co.uk




Contact: Sherwood Forest Cottages ltd, 46 Nottingham Road, Mansfield, NOTTS. NG18 1BL. info@sherwoodforestcottages.co.uk tel: 01623 624784 fax: 01623 622621