What's on inRetford


Welcome to Retford

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Retford - 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 Retford to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Retford

19
NOV
Spectacular Antique & Collectors Fair
Doncaster Racecourse

With thousands of items for sale there should be something for everyone at this fantastic event. Stalls from all over the country will be standing and there will be a variety of unique Christmas gift ideas at this fantastic day outVenue: Doncaster…

Location: 15.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01612 831255
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22
NOV
A Christmas Carol
Southwell Minster

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

25
NOV
Absolute Bowie
One Call Stadium, Mansfield Town Football Club

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01623 482482
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25
NOV
Haydn's Creation
Southwell Minster

Under the baton of Ellie Martin Mansfield and Bingham Choral Societies are looking forward to performing the whole of Haydns masterpiece The Creation in the majestic setting of Southwell Cathedral with the Lincoln Chamber Orchestra.…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07786 801088
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02
DEC
The Circus of Horrors
Majestic Theatre Retford

Circus of Horrors the show that rocked Britain's Got Talent is back with new shocks that you send a shiver down your spineFollowing the death of The Ventriloquist his demonic dummy seems to take on…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
DEC
Mansfield Choral Society - Christmas Carols
Queen Elizabeth Academy

Bring a picnic and enjoy us singing some carols and then join in and sing some yourself Ellie Martin will lead us and you in some new carols as well as some firm favourites.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07786 801088
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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: 16.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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08
SEP
Inflatable 5k Obstacle Course Run
Newark Showground

Newark we are coming back in 2018 Get ready to experience the ultimate 5k inflatable obstacle run in the UK. The course is packed with the some of the largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever created.Pit your wits against ten giant…

Location: 16.6 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…

Sherwood Forest Country Park

Browse around the Visitor Centre shops or relax after a stroll in the Forest Table Restaurant. Take a walk to the mighty Major Oak, pick up one of our fun family nature trails, or just stand and admire the weird and wonderful shapes of the ancient oak…

Wetlands Waterfowl Reserve

Wetlands Waterfowl reserve and Exotic Bird Park ‐ 32 acres of tranquil lakes and woodland. Wetlands primary objective is to enable people of all ages to view and get close to animals they wouldn't normally have the chance to see. Our 23‐acre parkland also provides a…

Avenue Discotheque

Avenue Discotheque Nightclub in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01909 531350 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Bawtry

Bawtry ‐ golf course in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01302 710841 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Bawtry golf courseclub.…

Bawtry Paintball Fields

Bawtry Paintball Fields ‐ Paintball in Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Contact the venue on telephone number 01302 534688 for location, prices, equipment supplied, and availability for paintball games at Bawtry Paintball Fields.…

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