Category: Lowdham

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…

Lowdham Book Festival launches 2013 programme

THE 14th annual Lowdham Book Festival will see the return of the popular ‘Final Saturday’ feature as the culmination of nearly two weeks of book- and literature-related events. The festival kicks off on Tuesday 18 June with a lunch at…

Kite Runner director to address reading group

LOWDHAM Festivals reading group will be talking to Giles Croft, artistic director at Nottingham Playhouse, about the stage adaptation of The Kite Runner, on Saturday 22 June 2013.  The Playhouse hosts the European premiere of this play from 26 April…

Easter crafts for kids in Lowdham

LOWDHAM pre-school will hold its ‘Easter crafternoon’ workshop on Sunday 17 March 2013, from 11.000-1.0pm at Lowdham Village Hall. “Please come and join us and make some Easter crafts, including ceramic plates, egg cups, Easter nests, wooden bird feeders, and…

Your experiences of current bus services

THE collapse in January of Premiere Travel, which operated many bus services in our area, has certainly led to some travel disruption and inconvenience for local people. Now Paul Hallett has asked dumbles.co.uk to help gather together these experiences. He…

Lowdham Festival Winter Weekend

THE Lowdham Book Festival holds its Winter Weekend on 1-3 March 2013, exploring the theme of ‘secrets and lies’. Top writers including Polly Toynbee and Catherine Bailey return to the village for what should be stimulating discussions, while on Saturday…

End of the road for Premier buses

BUS operator Premier, which served Lambley, Lowdham, and Woodborough among other destinations around Nottinghamshire, ceased operating on Friday 25 January 2013. The company was reported to be seeking a new owner, but collapsed when none could be found. The Red…

Plough Play dates for January 2013

THE ANNUAL Calverton Plough Play has announced the dates and venues of its performances in January 2013. A traditional ‘mummers’ play, whose origins are lost in the mists of time and hangovers, the current Plough Play dates back to 1979 and…

Gig raises funds for Lowdham Colts

AN EVENING of live music, good food, and great company is promised by Lowdham Colts Football Club on Saturday 24 November 2012. Local band The Beaten Tracks will perform a range of popular covers at the event, to be held…