Category: Lowdham

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…

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…

Lowdham kids mark Armistice Day with art

Children at a nursery and pre-school in Lowdham marked Armistice Day this week by creating a collection of beautiful commemorative hand print painted paper poppies. Staff at Alphabet House Day Nursery worked closely with the children to raise awareness of…

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…

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…

In comes the 2015 Plough Plays

THE good folk and true of the Calverton Real Ale & Plough Play Preservation Society (Crappps) will undertake their annual tour of local village pubs this weekend, performing the unique Plough Play and raising funds for charity. Plough Plays, or Mummers…

Toyah to perform at 2015 Lowdham Book Festival

  TOYAH Willcox is one of the big name acts announced for the 2015 Lowdham Book Festival. She will bring her ‘Up Close and Personal’ show to Lowdham Village Hall on Friday 19 June 2015, and tickets are on sale…

Bus consultation comes to Lowdham and Woodborough

NOTTINGHAMSHIRE County Council is seeking ways to shave £2 million off the £30 million it spends on public transport each year, and is bringing its ‘consultation roadshow’ to our area next week. This will outline plans for the council’s new…