Category: Lowdham

Plough Play to hit local pubs this weekend

Dates have been announced for the 2011 run of the Calverton Plough Play, at various venues in local villages including Lambley, Lowdham, and Woodborough. The Plough Play is a short and lighthearted performance held in public houses, and is performed by the…

Lowdham Young Farmers mark ‘triumphant’ year

Over 100 members of Lowdham Young Farmers past and present joined together for their annual dinner dance at the Saracens Head, Southwell, to celebrate another successful year. Lowdham had several highlights in the YFC year including Jo Turvey winning the ‘members’…

Lowdham Show attracts record entries

The Lowdham Horticultural Society‘s annual show was held on 30 August, attracting a record attendance of 2200 visitors in bright, sunny weather. A total of 661 entries – roughly half from the village and half from the wider local area –…

Lowdham gains late-night bus service

Nottingham City Transport has added a night bus service from the city centre to Burton Joyce, Lowdham, and Southwell following a successful online campaign. The N100 service begins operation this week with departures at midnight, 01:15, and 02:30, on Friday and…

Woodborough triumphs in 2010 best kept village competition

Woodborough has regained its crown as one of the best kept villages in Nottinghamshire, with the announcement today of its success in the Campaign to Protect Rural England’s (CPRE) annual competition. It saw off the other finalists – runner-up East Bridgford,…

Woodborough and Lowdham through to best kept village finals

  Woodborough and Lowdham have secured places in the final judging for the 2010 Nottinghamshire Best Kept Village competition. Woodborough competes in the medium-sized category for villages of 700-2000 population, while Lowdham is in the larger 2000+ category. Woodborough has…

Apple Day goes fourth

Returning for a fourth nibble, Lowdham’s Apple Day Sunday will be held on 17 October 2010 in the village hall. Once again over 100 different varieties of apples and pears will form the core of the display. Lowdham Horticultural Society…

Opera returns to Lowdham

The gardens of Lowdham Hall will once again echo to the sounds of opera on 3 July 2010, when the Garden Opera Company brings its touring production of La Traviata to the village. This famous Verdi opera tells the tragic tale of Violetta,…

Lowdham Book Festival 2010

In its 11th anniversary year, the Lowdham Book Festival goes from strength to strength. This year’s festival (15 June – 1 July 2010) may be a little smaller than last year’s literary jamboree but still packs in dozens of events with…