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MANSFIELD CARNIVAL 2024

Saturday 22 June, 12:30pm to 6:30pm, Mansfield Market Place.

Get ready for a day of laughter, joy, and endless fun! Mansfield will be turned into a carnival extravaganza including the famous parade.

 

Art Competition - The Harley Open

 Anyone can enter the art competition, the only restrictions are that artists should be from within 100 miles of the Harley Foundation, and entries must be original, wall-based art, made in the last 2 years. They expect to show around 150 artworks by regional artists. The application deadline is 30 June 2024. The Harley Foundation is a charitable trust which supports the visual arts and crafts, situated on the historic Welbeck Estate, Nottinghamshire. Visitor attractions include the award-winning Harley Gallery, which shows contemporary exhibitions and The Portland Collection, a museum showing the art collection created by the Dukes of Portland and their families over 400 years. For more details head to harleyfoundation.org.uk

 

Creative Writing Group for young people

The sessions are open to all young people (aged 13-19) and they take place at Mansfield Palace Theatre on the second & fourth Thursdays of the month (6:30pm-8pm). The sessions are fun and friendly, and no previous experience of writing is necessary. There will be opportunities to write poetry, spoken word, stories, non-fiction, dialogue, and whatever else comes to mind. For more details head to www.leannemoden.com/workshops

 

COMING UP

 

ARMED FORCES DAY

Pay tribute and say thank you to our armed forces - past, present and future - on Sunday the 30th June at Mansfield Market Place. Celebrations start on Westgate at 10am when Mansfield District Corps of Drums parade from The Buttercross to the Market Place, where there'll be lots to see and do - army vehicles, live music, free children’s activities and glider planes, Top Gun Flight Simulator and much more! And don’t miss the iconic Lancaster Bomber as it flies overhead in the Afternoon!. This Armed Forces Day event is a free family event organised by Mansfield BID and supported by Mansfield District Council.

Bereavement Cafe – at Mansfield Crematorium

Monday 1st July, 10-12pm in the  flower hall, the vestibule and the main chapel, as well as the grounds. It's a chance for those who want a space to chat to talk to people who have lost someone to have somewhere to have a chat, a cuppa and a cake with people who are going through something similar. Local celebrants and crematorium staff will be on hand for a chat and to signpost people  to different charities and organisations for any professional support they might need. Everyone is welcome & it's free to attend.

 

Summer Fair

Cherubs Nursery on Douglas Road in Sutton are holding the fair between 10am and 2pm on July 13th. They’ll be plant and craft stalls, games and activities, face painting and glitter tattoos, tombola and raffle, icecreams and refreshment a zumbini class and piggy palace rescue. All proceeds from the event will go to Children with Cancer UK.

 

WEST NOTTS EVENT

Adult Education Advice Event

Tuesday 16 July | 4.30 – 6.30pm | Derby Road campus

Join us and embark on a fulfilling educational journey that empowers you to achieve your career aspirations. Book now www.wnc.ac.uk/events

Mansfield Town Film Festival 2024.

Bringing together a stunning mix of filmmakers with a strong focus on diverse, working-class talent from across the country, and internationally, enjoy three electric days of incredible short films shown in the beautiful Mansfield Palace Theatre – perfect for those with a love of film. The festival runs from 26 to 28 JULY. For more details head to the website mansfieldtownfilmfestival.com

 

Robin Hood Festival

The 38th Robin Hood Festival gets underway on Saturday 3rd August with the Knights of Nottingham Medieval Jousting Display at Sherwood Forest.

Team headlining the show in the festival arena. The festival will run every weekend through out the month. For full details head to visitsherwood.co.uk

 

GUIDE REGULARS

 

New Local Book Club

If you love books this is for you. It will be taking place now on the 2nd Tuesday of every month going forward. The next one takes place on July 9th and the topic is Travel. Writing club has now finished and Book Club has taken it's place, so they will meet the second Tuesday of the month at the Ladybrook Community Centre, 7-8.30pm and the fee is £5.00 to cover room costs..For more details contact Katie on this email thewritingclub731@gmail.com.

 

Nottinghamshire Mining Museum

There are two new exhibitions now open at the museum which is based at the Mansfield Railway Station and is open between 10am and 2pm Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

The PITS includes a coal face experience and will be shining a light on the sacrifice, community and legacy of Nottinghamshire’s coalfield communities at Sherwood Colliery. The other exhibition is called Into The Light. Notts was at the heart of some of the darkest episodes of the miners strike 40 years ago but out of the darkness came light as women’s roles were transformed through struggle. For more details you can call 01623 239750 or email admin@nottsminingmuseum.org.uk

 

Charity Shop – Bargains For All

Jack Of All Hearts Brain Cancer fundraising shop at 10 Handley Arcade in Mansfield has lots of stock on offer from ladies and mens clothes, to Nemesis Now goods and bric-a-brac. They are open 10am - 3pm Monday – Saturday apart from Wednesdays when they close at 1pm. All profits go to helping people with brain cancer.

 

Local Parkruns

If you want to get a little fitter in 2024 then why not join a local Parkrun? Just visit parkrun.org.uk to register. Some of the local runs take place at the Manor Recreation Ground in Mansfield Woodhouse, Brierley Forest Park in Huthwaite, Clumber Park and Sherwood Pines Forest Park

 

British Heart Foundation Appeal

The British Heart Foundation in the Idlewells Shopping Centre in Sutton is in desperate need of all your pre loved items. Clothing, homewares and soft furnishings. Ladies and mens wear, shoes, books , handbags, toys, games, ornaments, pots and pans. You can drop your items in to the store or you can phone the shop for a free collection. Their number is 01623 556851.

 

Charity shop PDSA In Sutton in Ashfield 31 Low street is in need of donations

They are asking for ladies ,men's and children’s clothing ,Bric a brac ,books CDs DVDs, handbags and any unwanted gifts. You can contact the store on 01623 554244 and ask for manager Julie or assistant manager Denise to ask about their car drop off at the rear of store. And if you have any free time and they are also looking for volunteers. They say It’s a great way to meet new people and gain experience in retail.

 

Ashfield & Mansfield Friendship Group

The group is for those with life limiting conditions, carers and the recently bereaved. It takes place on Tuesdays 10am til 12pm at Healdswood Community Centre in Sutton. Entrance is a £1 donation. For more info call Kelly on 07784359419

 

 

 

 

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