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…

Bridge club raises cash for NSPCC

Woodborough Bridge Club reports a packed village hall for its first charity afternoon tea and bridge drive, held on 21 October 2015. At the start of the afternoon Mrs Jenny Farr, president of the Nottingham Branch of the NSPCC, gave…

Calverton restaurant relaunches

THE REVAMPED Oscar’s Lounge and Kitchen in Calverton played host to local VIPs, business owners and socialites last night (12 November 2015) to celebrate its official relaunch. The restaurant’s resident musician Suzi Jary played music from Amy Winehouse and Dolly…

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…