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
NOV
10cc
Doncaster Dome

Join 10cc as they perform hit after hit with over 10 top ten hits including Im Not In Love Dreadlock Holiday Good Morning Judge The Things We Do For Love The Dean And I The…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

01
NOV
10CC Plus Support
Doncaster Dome

10CC Plus Support performs live at Doncaster Dome in Doncaster Yorkshire on Saturday 01 November 2014. Buy and compare your tickets for 10CC Plus Support at Doncaster Dome now.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

07
NOV
Tom Stade Decisions Decisions
Doncaster Dome

Tom Stade Decisions Decisions at Doncaster Dome live Comedy on Friday 07 November 2014 in Doncaster Yorkshire. To compare ticket prices for the Tom Stade Decisions Decisions event at Doncaster Dome see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

21
NOV
Frank Skinner Man In A Suit
Doncaster Dome

Frank Skinner Man In A Suit at Doncaster Dome in Doncaster on Friday 21 November 2014. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Frank Skinner Man In A Suit tickets so weve done the legwork…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

29
NOV
Handel Messiah
Worksop College Chapel

Handels oratorio performed by Abigail Broughton soprano David Sheringham counter‐tenor Mark Wilde tenor James Gower bass; North Notts Chamber Choir Worksop College Chapel Choir Musica Donum Dei conductor Timothy Uglow…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01909 537100
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03
JAN
The Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic
Newark Showground

Guest of Honour: John ReynoldsA 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…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01507 529430
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06
JAN
Haxey Hood Game
Haxey Parish Church

Without doubt one of the oldest local traditions in England probably dating back to the fourteenth century the Haxey Hood takes place on January 6th each year at Haxey on the Southern border of the Isle of Axholme in North Lincolnshire.At…

Location: 13 miles away
Category: Bizarre

20
JAN
Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong
Doncaster Dome

Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong at Doncaster Dome live Comedy on Tuesday 20 January 2015 in Doncaster Yorkshire. To compare ticket prices for the Omid Djalili Iranalamadingdong event at Doncaster Dome see the list of ticket companies.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

14
MAR
Kelham Hall Vintage Festival
Kelham Hall

Join us for a day long celebration of all things vintage at Kelham Hall on the 14th of March. This wonderful Victorian venue will be stuffed with nostalgic delights. Our handpicked vintage traders provide the very best quality and variety; from…

Location: 15.9 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07824 559272
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21
MAR
UK Spring 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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16
MAY
Jimmy Carr
Doncaster Dome

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

16
MAY
Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Doncaster Dome

Jimmy Carr Funny Business appears live in Doncaster Yorkshire at Doncaster Dome on Saturday 16 May 2015. For ticket prices to watch Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Doncaster Dome see the list of tickets available for Jimmy Carr Funny Business.…

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

04
JUN
Gate to Southwell Festival
Festival Site

Gate to Southwell Festival Thursday June 4th to Sunday June 7th 2015 Festival Site Workhouse Lane Off Upton Road Southwell Nottinghamshire NG25 0PT. Roots and Acoustic music at its best comes to Nottinghamshire in June each year for the Gate to…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01636 816678
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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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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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