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

01
SEP
Mansfield Town FC Business Academy
One Call Stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous One Call Stadium.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together. Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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05
SEP
UK AUTUMN MOTORHOME & CARAVAN SHOW
Newark Showground

Annual event featuring indoor and outdoor trade stands from motorhome and caravan dealers and a huge range of accessories campsites with large pitches excellent facilities club rally areas. Weekend camping pitches from £45. Trade stands from £140 VAT…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 723723
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06
SEP
The Secret Garden
Kelham Hall

Join young Mary Lennox on her journey of discovery as she travels to her uncles house deep in the Yorkshire countryside where unexpected friends and very magical creatures help her unlock the mystery of the secret garden. This most enchanting story loved…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01636 980000
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11
SEP
Dancehall
Cast

The story of Doncaster from the dance floorFirst dances at the Co‐op Ballroom through to smooches at Top Rank. Boys on one side of the tracks meet girls from the other at Romeo and Juliets whilst The Beatles play St Jamess baths…

Location: 16.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01302 303959
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12
SEP
BSSK Mind, Body & Spirit Event
Cedric Ford Pavilion

Newark Cedric Ford Pavilion Newark ShowgroundThe 27th BSSK Newark Mind Body & Spirit Weekend14 FREE talks and workshops during the weekendA wide range of therapists readers and trade standsCaf marquee with snacks and drinks and hot food within the showHeaps of…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01724 849886
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19
SEP
Food and Drink Festival 2015
Clumber Park

SHOW: FESTIVAL OF FOOD AND DRINK 2015DATES: SATURDAY 19TH AND SUNDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2015OPENING TIMES: 10AM TO 5PM EACH DAYVENUE: CLUMBER PARK WORKSOP S80 3AZTICKET HOTLINE 0844 811 0053 calls cost 6ppm plus network extras OR BOOK ONLINEWEBSITE: WWW.FESTIVALOFFOODANDDRINK.CO.UKCAR PARKING: FREE…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +44(0)7812 010765
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03
OCT
Truckfest Original
Newark and Notts Showground

Truckfest has been a ongoing event since 1982 and has expanded and reached national status There is a Truckfest near youTruckfest Original returns this year on the 3rd and 4th of October at the Newark and Notts Showground Newark.…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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14
OCT
The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Beauties and the Beats
Majestic Theatre

The hottest funniest production this side of Bangkok is back with their brand new show Beauties and the Beats taking the UK to the highest levels of frantic fun lively laughter and unabated euphoria that only the Lady Boys know howThis years…

Location: 0.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01777 706866
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15
OCT
Doncaster Rovers FC Business Academy
Keepmoat Stadium

Monthly Business networking event at the famous Keepmoat Stadium in Doncaster.Business Academies is a ground breaking and innovative means of bringing businesses and consumers together.Through our unique partnerships with professional sports clubs and the businesses surrounding those clubs we have the means…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01623 884900
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17
OCT
Kelham Hall's Big Vintage Festival
Kelham Hall

We are delighted to announce our next BIG VINTAGE FESTIVAL at Kelham Hall Newark A grandiose vintage festival set in Kelham Hall just 5 minutes off the A1 at Newark. Kelham Hall is a magnificent Victorian house built in 1863 and set…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07824 559272
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24
OCT
Night of Neon
Doncaster Keepmoat Stadium

Bluebell Wood Childrens Hospice is hosting a 2.1 mile family friendly walk beginning at the Keepmoat Stadium at Doncasters Lakeside.Put on your neon outfits wear your glow sticks and take to the walk from 6.30pm all to raise vital funds for…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01909 517365
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08
NOV
Steve Harley Cockney Rebel
Doncaster Dome

Steve Harley Cockney Rebel at Doncaster Dome in Doncaster on Sunday 08 November 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats at the…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

12
NOV
The 1975
Doncaster Dome

The 1975 at Doncaster Dome in Doncaster on Thursday 12 November 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest The 1975 tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
NOV
'Scream for Charity' Ghost Hunt
St Catherines Asylum

Ghost Hunt Live and Ghost Quest are hosting this special event with special guests for the Hope For Cian charity. Come along to show your support and Scream for CharityCharity Ghost Hunt ‐ St Catherines DoncasterDATE: SATURDAY 21ST NOVEMBER 2015Join Ghost Hunt…

Location: 15 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07883 580604
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27
NOV
Dave Spikey Punchlines
Doncaster Dome

Dave Spikey Punchlines at Doncaster Dome in Doncaster on Friday 27 November 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Dave Spikey Punchlines tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

03
DEC
The Levellers
Doncaster Dome

The Levellers best known for their debut in 1989 with the hits England My Home and Carry Me. Founded in 88 89 was also the same year their first EP was released Carry Me. The…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

09
JAN
The Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic
Newark Showground

A kick‐start to the new classic motorcycling year the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic takes place in early January at Newark Showground. It offers a welcome respite from the hectic holiday season and a chance to get lost in exploring…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01507 529430
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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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