October Half Term: Time for Fun!

So, unbelievably, the younger generation have been back in school for around 7 weeks and October half term is just around the corner. Half Terms are funny ones, the older kids are sleeping or are revising (or pretending to) hard and the younger ones are full of energy...

Spooky Season in Newark & Sherwood

Double, double, toil and trouble, fire burn and cauldron bubble! It’s that time of year again (I know, where has 2019 gone?), where the scary movies are on TV, houses are decorated with pumpkins and skeletons and children are dressed up as their favourite spooky...

The Bramley Apple Festival 2019

Everyone has heard of Melton Mowbray pork pies and Cornish pasties, but perhaps less well known is the equally prestigious connection between Southwell and the Bramley apple – and the reason for Southwell’s Bramley Festival.. The story began as far back as 1809...

Autumnal Happiness

Okay so technically autumn doesn’t start until the 23rd September but school is back, the air is getting crisper and its getting darker in the mornings and evenings, therefore to us, autumn is here! And I am so happy about it. Autumn is my favourite season. I...

Heritage Open Days 2019

It’s nearly September, which means it is almost time for Heritage Open Days 2019! Heritage Open Days is England’s largest festival of history and culture as heritage sites across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history! It...