Category: entertainment

Lowdham Book Festival kicks off today

THE opening event of the 2017 Lowdham Book Festival takes place this afternoon (Friday 16 June) with a free classical music concert at Southwell Minster, led by Dave Machell. More music follows this evening with the Daniel Smith Blues Band…

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2016 Plough Play tour dates announced

The annual cycle of Calverton Plough Plays, which tour pubs in the Dumbles area performing a version of an ancient folk drama, has been confirmed for 14-16 January 2016. Performed by Crappps, the Calverton Real Ale and Plough Play Preservation…

Waltz with Suchet this Saturday

LOWDHAM Festivals reports that tickets remain for the event with former TV newsreader John Suchet this Saturday, 3 October 2015. Since leaving the world of TV news, Suchet has devoted himself to his hobby of classical music and presenting on…

Folk chart toppers return to Lowdham

LATEST addition to the dumbles.co.uk What’s On listings is a return performance by the US progressive folk band Harpeth Rising. Visiting the Old Ship Inn, Lowdham, on 29 September 2015 as part of their fifth UK tour, the group’s three…

Pizza event ‘exceeds expectations’

ORGANISERS of the Lambley charity pizza bake have spoken of their delight at the success of the event. Staged in the car park of the Wooodlark pub, it involved two teams competing to make the best pizzas using traditional wood-fired…

St George’s Play to hit local pubs

Those silly buggers from the Calverton Real Ale and Plough Play Preservation Society (Crappps) will be interfering with drinkers at various local pubs this Saturday, 25 April 2015, in order to perform their St George’s play. The troupe will be…

Country Park opens on Saturday

The new Gedling Country Park officially opens on Saturday 28 March 2015, with a day of ceremonies and performances. Built on the site of the former Gedling Pit, the park covers about 100 hectares (240 acres) of open space with…

Big names for 2015 Lowdham Book Festival

WITH its main activities focused on late June, Lowdham Book Festival continues to host events throughout the year and to attract some big names from the world of literature. 30 April sees An afternoon with Alexander McCall Smith at St…

High tech egg hunt comes to Lowdham

LOWDHAM is one of just 50 locations across the country where a special Easter Egg hunt will take place starting this week. Thorntons is launching this novel nationwide egg hunt, making use of the untapped method of ‘geocaching’. This is…