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DATE(S): 
Saturday 13th August 2022
TIMES: 
2pm - 5pm
DETAILS: 
Upton Village will be holding a Summer Fete. There will be kids games and activities, soft archery, target golf, raffle, tombola, traditional sporting races and art and craft stands. Refreshments available including, bar and BBQ with veggie options. Live music entertainment all afternoon. Why not go round the museum of timekeeping (small entrance fee applies) as well to make the most of the afternoon of fun.
WHERE: 
British Horological Institute, Near Southwell, NG23 5TE
WHO TO CONTACT: 
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DATE(S): 
Saturday 20th August 2022
TIMES: 
10.00am - 2.30pm
DETAILS: 
The Jack of Hearts Brain Cancer Foundation will be holding a Summer Fayre. You can expect bargains galore with lots of stalls, including a cake stall. So why not pop down and see what you can find for you or a friend.
WHERE: 
Handley Arcade, Toothill Lane, Mansfield NG18 1AB
WHO TO CONTACT: 
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DATE(S): 
Saturday 20th August 2022
TIMES: 
10.30am - 2.30pm
DETAILS: 
Mansfield BID team will be holding activities for the children over the summer holidays. Why not learn some superhero skills, join the hero academy, have some makeup and face painting, collect some wrist bands, make a crown, wear a fancy dress and there will be lots of prizes to be won.
WHERE: 
Mansfield Market Place, Mansfield
WHO TO CONTACT: 
PHONE: 
01623 633939
E-MAIL: 


DATE(S): 
Saturday 20th August 2022
TIMES: 
10.00am - 3.00pm
DETAILS: 
Pleasley Pit will be holding an architectural photography course. Bring your camera and your walking boots along and enjoy this popular course. Refreshments available at the onsite Headstocks Cafe which is open from 10am till 1pm. So book your place only £15 by calling or sending an email to - Pleasley Pit, Pit Lane, Pleasley, NG19 7PH
WHERE: 
WHO TO CONTACT: 
Willy Lane
PHONE: 
07790 000770
E-MAIL: 
doeleaboy@gmail.com


DATE(S): 
Sunday 21st August 2022
TIMES: 
Gates open 1pm - Match starts at 3pm
DETAILS: 
The annual Frenbot Charity Football match will take place with the The Frenbot Team from Mansfield taking on a celebrity team representing Once Upon A Smile. There will also be various stalls, food and refreshments. Admission is £3 per person on the gate, children under 3 get in for free or there is a family ticket for £10 which admits 2 adults and 2 children. Advance tickets are available on Eventbrite. All funds raised are being split between the Once Upon A Smile Charity, Prostate Cancer UK, The Royal British Legion and Kings Mill Toy Appeal. For further details please see Frenbot 2022 on Facebook.
WHERE: 
Forest Town Arena, Clipstone Road West, Forest Town, NG19 0EE.
WHO TO CONTACT: 
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DATE(S): 
Thursday 25th August 2022
TIMES: 
10.00am -4.00pm
DETAILS: 
Celebrate Nottinghamshire Day at Newark Castle. This will be an opportunity to celebrate the identity, heritage, culture, and local traditions of our county. A flag raising ceremony and an historical display are the highlights of the day along with stalls and talks throughout the day. 25th August marks the anniversary of the start of the English Civil War, an event triggered by Charles I raising the royal standard at Nottingham Castle in 1642.
WHERE: 
Newark Castle, Castle Gate, Newark, NG24 1BG.
WHO TO CONTACT: 
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DATE(S): 
Saturday 27th August 2022
TIMES: 
12pm - 8pm
DETAILS: 
Ashfield day will be held at Ashfield Sutton Lawn. Expect 2 cinema showings of Paddington at 1.30pm and Mrs Doubtfire at 5.30pm. Also on the Lawn you can expect community stalls, live music, poetry readings, local performers, dog display show, funfair, arts and crafts, various food and drinks, learn some circus skills along with skateboarding and scooter. Face painting and local donkey rides. So why not pop down to this free event something for all the family.
WHERE: 
Ashfield Sutton Lawn, Lawn Road, Off Sutton Road, Sutton In Ashfield, NG17 4AB
WHO TO CONTACT: 
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DATE(S): 
Saturday 3rd September 2022
TIMES: 
DETAILS: 
John Eastwood Hospice will be holding a charity Car Wash which will be held in the Car Park at the Hospice. Prices start at only £5.
WHERE: 
John Eastwood Hospice, Mansfield Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield,
WHO TO CONTACT: 
PHONE: 
01623 622626
E-MAIL: 


DATE(S): 
Saturday 3rd September 2022
TIMES: 
12 noon - 4.00pm
DETAILS: 
The Langwith Show is back this year. This will be a fantastic afternoon out for all the family with plenty of craft and bric-a-brac stalls, entertainers like rock band the Buddies, Shirebrook Brass Band, pony rides, bouncy castles and a Produce Show where you can enter items you have made or grown. Download the Show Schedule and Entry Form from their website.
WHERE: 
Rhubarb Farm, Hardwick Street, Langwith, NG20 9DR.
WHO TO CONTACT: 
PHONE: 
01623 741210
E-MAIL: 
joanne@rhubarbfarm.co.uk


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TIMES: 
10.00am - 12 noon
DETAILS: 
Mansfield Museum has something to interest all ages this Summer so gather your family and friends and join them for events, exhibitions and even retail therapy. Activities will run Tuesday to Friday during August including your chance to make a bug hotel and recycled jewellery. There will be Robin Hood themed trails, crafts and storytelling celebrating the annual Nottinghamshire Day on Thursday 25 August. Race along to the museum to make Tour of Britain related crafts on Saturday 3 September, ahead of cheering on the riders as they pass through the district on Thursday 8 September. All activities are free.
WHERE: 
Mansfield Museum, Leeming Street, Mansfield NG18 1NG
WHO TO CONTACT: 
PHONE: 
01623 463088
E-MAIL: 


DATE(S): 
Every Thursday
TIMES: 
9.30am - 11.30am
DETAILS: 
John Eastwood Hospice, Sutton-in-Ashfield, hold a Community Coffee Morning every Thursday. Take time out to explore the Hospice Shop and Book Store while you enjoy a free cup of tea, coffee and home-made cake. Open to everyone and there is free parking.
WHERE: 
John Eastwood Hospice, 401 Mansfield Road, Sutton-in-Ashfield,NG17 4HJ.
WHO TO CONTACT: 
PHONE: 
01623 622626
E-MAIL: 


DATE(S): 
TIMES: 
See below
DETAILS: 
The Salvation Army hold a Coffee Morning on the last Saturday of each month starting at 10.00am at Bowne Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, NG17 4BJ, and a Lunch Club every Wednesday at 10.30am. Lunch is served from 12 noon onwards. Anyone interested in having lunch must book in advance by telephoning 01623 442665.
WHERE: 
WHO TO CONTACT: 
PHONE: 
E-MAIL: 
sutton.in.ashfield@salvationarmy.org.uk


DATE(S): 
See below
TIMES: 
See below
DETAILS: 
Forget-me-not Dementia Support Group is for local people living with dementia, their carers, families and friends, and is run by local unpaid volunteers. They meet at two venues and people can attend either or both - on the 3rd Monday of each month 1:30pm - 3:30pm at Trinity Centre Point, Diamond Avenue, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, NG17 7GN. on the 1st Tuesday of each month 1:30pm - 3:30pm at St. Johns Hall, Skegby Road, Annesley Woodhouse, NG17 9JE.
WHERE: 
WHO TO CONTACT: 
Joan Cannan, Secretary
PHONE: 
07763519196
E-MAIL: 


DATE(S): 
Every Wednesday
TIMES: 
6.30pm - 8.00pm
DETAILS: 
MANSFIELD SOUP KITCHEN will be handing out hot food and food parcels to the homeless and needy from their Charity Shop premises in Mansfield. Donations of tents, sleeping bags, tinned food, bottled water and toiletries are always very much appreciated. Donations can be dropped off between 5.45pm and 6.15pm to ensure Covid guidelines are adhered to.
WHERE: 
24-26 Church Street, Mansfield, NG18 1AE.
WHO TO CONTACT: 
Sara Spalding
PHONE: 
01623 237380
E-MAIL: 
mansfieldsoupkitchen@yahoo.com


DATE(S): 
On-going
TIMES: 
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DETAILS: 
The Forces Vets Afloat Project has been set up for people interested in helping restore narrowboats to be used to help homeless British Forces veterans. If you would like to help, please contact Andy Flint on the number below or by e-mail. You could be involved in washing a boat down, painting, or skilled jobs like plumbing, gas and engine servicing, or laying floors - the list is endless. Their website is - www.ForcesVetsAfloat.co.uk
WHERE: 
WHO TO CONTACT: 
Andy Flint
PHONE: 
07956 082162
E-MAIL: 
ForcesVetsAfloat@gmail.com


DATE(S): 
Every Wednesday
TIMES: 
10.30am - 12.30pm
DETAILS: 
Mansfield Food Bank is open for those that need it. All are welcome so why not come along if you are struggling with food costs or to feed everyone in your family.
WHERE: 
St Peter and St Pauls Church, Church Side, Mansfield NG18 1AP
WHO TO CONTACT: 
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DATE(S): 
TIMES: 
7pm
DETAILS: 
South Mansfield and Blidworth Bridge Club are looking for new members. Session fees only cost £2 so why not learn how to play bridge and make new friends. The players meet every Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 7pm. If you are interested then contact, the Club Secretary Mike Gyles on 07947 845305, or via email mike.gyles@hotmail.com
WHERE: 
South Mansfield Community Centre, Bellamy Road, Mansfield, NG18 4NG.
WHO TO CONTACT: 
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