What's on inOllerton


Welcome to Ollerton

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Ollerton - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Ollerton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Ollerton

27
APR
ExLibris Charity Masked Book Sale 2018 by ExLibri
ExLibris

I2th annual booksale in aid of two local charities: Nottingham and Notts Refugee Forum Destitution Fund helping to ameliorate destitution amongst asylum seekers with no recourse to public funds & Hayward House via Nottingham Hospitals Charity helping people at end of life.Our…

Location: 15.6 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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28
APR
Mum2mum Market - Mansfield
The Mansfield Baptist Church Centre

As seen on Dragons Den Mum2mum Market is coming to Mansfield NEED TO DECLUTTERSell your quality nearly new baby and childrens clothes toys and equipment and keep ALL of the profits Book now at the Mum2mum Market website. Dont worry if you…

Location: 8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07774 523504
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05
MAY
Dawn Chorus Walk
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join Ornithologist Jack Baddams for this early dawn walk around the stunning scenery of Creswell Crags.You will learn to identify birdsong and start your bank holiday right ‐ surrounded by nature…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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06
MAY
Bluebell and Plant ID Walk
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join senior ranger Jim Anderson on this plant ID and heritage walk of Whitwell Woods. You will learn all about the local heritage and the plants and animals that thrive in it. Make sure you bring weather‐appropriate clothes and shoesMeet at 10am…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01909 720378
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09
MAY
Folklore Talk
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join Stephanie Tristram on this fascinating talk which will explore how humans have connected with and celebrated nature through the ages with ancient spiritual beliefs and tales of folklore.The talk will include local folklore of Mother Grundy and The Green Man ‐…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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10
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Southwell
Admiral Rodney Hotel

TV AND RADIO STARS COME TO SOUTHWELL.Funhouse Comedy Club retuns to the Admiral Rodney Southwell for a great night of laughter.Topping the bill are The Noise Next Door who have appeared on BBC 1 BBC 3 ITV1 BBC Radio 1 and BBC…

Location: 8.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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12
MAY
Push the Boat Out/Try Sailing
Notts County Sailing Club

If you have wondered what sailing is all about then this is an opportunity to come along and we will take you out on teh water and explain what it is all about.All you need to bring is yourself and clothes you…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Sports

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24
MAY
Two Into One
The Assembly Rooms

Towards the end of the Thatcher government a Member of Parliament attempts to arrange a dalliance with a secretary for the P.M. in an out of the way little hotel.Unfortunately he engages one of his aides to arrange the whole thing. The…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07980 337715
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28
MAY
The Land That Slime Forgot
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Primordial Ooze in the Land That Slime ForgotCome and join in with the latest gooey craze of slime makingMake your own slime add your additional extras such as glitter food colouring and sequins and take it away in your own slime tubOnly…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01909 720378
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03
JUN
Anston Stones Wood Nature and Archaeology Walk
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join Senior Ranger Jim Anderson on this archaeology themed walk of Anston Stones.He will regale you with fascinating facts and information about the archaeology and history of the site whilst walking and enjoying the sunshineDogs on leads welcome.…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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06
JUN
Talk: Stories of the Skeleton
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

The tales you tell dont end with death ‐ your body can tell us a fascinating amount of information too. Join Jennifer Horseman as she talks about what can be learned from looking at bones. …

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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09
JUN
The Floyd Effect
Majestic Theatre

Pink Floyds recording career spanned almost three decades and for its 10th Anniversary The Floyd Effect has chosen two of the bands most remarkable albums to create The Bell And The Moon tour 2018. Spotlighting the music of The Division Bell 1994…

Location: 9.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01777 706866
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23
JUN
Traditional Textiles Workshop
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Try your hand at making traditional textile crafts by using methods that have been practiced for centuries …

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01909 720378
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30
JUN
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Bolsover Castle

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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02
JUL
Plants as Food and Medicine Course
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join Patrick Harding in foraging for wild plants to use in food drink and medicine What will you discover…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01909 720378
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04
JUL
The Creswell Hyenas
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join Jane Ford from the University of Sheffield as she talks about her main area of research ‐ Hyenas of the Ice Age and how ongoing research on the finds from Creswell Crags is giving us a fascinating insight into their lives.…

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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11
JUL
Oliver!
The Assembly Rooms

The classic story of Oliver Twist the workhouse orphan who dared to ask for a second helping at dinner time.Sold by Mr Bumble the beadle of the workhouse to the Sowerberrys the local undertakers Oliver escapes and makes his way to…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07980 337715
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14
JUL
Truckfest Original 2018
Newark Showground

Truckfest is the must see show for enthusiasts families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world Truckfest is Europes Premier trucking event showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American rigs…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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15
JUL
Sense and Sensibility
Newstead Abbey

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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21
JUL
Wildflower and Butterfly Walk
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join senior ranger Jim Anderson on a leisurely wander around the Crags to enjoy the summer colours of our butterflies and plants.Families and dogs on leads welcome. …

Location: 9.1 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01909 720378
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09
AUG
Little Women
Bolsover Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters ‐ Jo Beth Meg and Amy ‐ tell the story of their life during the…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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12
AUG
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Newstead Abbey

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
SEP
PJ 5k Obstacle Course Run
Newark Showground

Get ready to have the most fun in your PJs allowed in public NEW obstacles fresh for 2018 will make our PJ 5K the most fun and extreme inflatable obstacle course ever created. After your run join us for beer great food…

Location: 12.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02033 717156
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Tourist Attractions


Clumber Park

The park comprises over 3800 acres of peaceful woods, open heath and rolling farmland, with a superb serpentine lake at its heart and the longest avenue of lime trees in Europe. Part of Nottinghamshire's famed 'Dukeries', Clumber was formerly home to the Dukes of Newcastle. The…

Bliss

Bliss Nightclub in Retford, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01777 704981 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Lexis

Lexis Nightclub in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01623 657444 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Empire

Play Bingo at Empire in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01623 742373 for opening times, entrance costs, Bingo membership information and prize money.…

Potters

SnookerPool Hall at Potters in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on 01623 797975 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Spot On 2

SnookerPool Hall at Spot On 2 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on 01623 635267 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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Want to see what other attractions to visit when in Ollerton? See our list of attractions in Ollerton, including theme parks, castles, historic houses, zoos and many more family days out.