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AUGUST

2nd. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00am. Ladybower Reservoir and the Derwent Edges. A challenging 9 miles walk with one steep climb and a tricky descent. Contact Merv on 01623 799007

13th.  Wed Abbey Gates WI, Garden Party

16th. Sat Fish and Chip Walk 5pm - Blidworth Methodist Church

17th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An 8.5 mile walk along forest tracks, field paths and open country, skirting Meden Vale, Church Warsop, Cuckney and Norton – maybe investigate Warsop Mill. Contact Brian & Wendy on 01623 796444

19th. Tues - David Robertson, "Autumns Glory" - Village Hall, 7.30pm, Ravenshead Flower Arranging Group

20th - Wed   -  Ravenshead WI –  ‘Quiz, games – Social Evening’ - Trinity Centrepoint Methodist Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield  at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

26th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

31st. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. Barry’s annual 7 to 8 mile ‘heather walk’ from Grindleford taking in Millstone Edge, Higger Tor, (Stanage Edge if the weather is ok), Burbage and Padley. Some ascents. Contact Barry on 01623 798813

SEPTEMBER

6th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An easy, mostly flat 7 mile walk from Elvaston. May be muddy near the river. Contact Pete on 0115 9634996

6th. Sat Larch Farm Scouts 1st Annual Jamboree Festival + Beer Festival – Ravens Lodge – 2pm to 11pm

6th. Sat September Garden Society Annual Show Village Hall.  Doors open 3pm.  Further information 794694.

10th. Wed “Crew Only” Phil and Kate Asquith - Ravenshead 55+ Club - Church Lounge 2.00pm - details 798713 or 793639

10th. Wed Abbey Gates WI, Much more than Bread [bread making demonstration] - Linda Hewitt, Village Hall at 7.30pm. OPEN MEETING,  further info and tickets: 491607

11th. Thurs – Ravenshead Art Group restarts in The Brammer Room at The Village Hall – Details 01623 650 792

12th. Fri  PPG Quiz Night on  September between 7-10pm – Ravenshead Village Hall

13th. Sat Build a Breakfast 10.30am-1pm - Blidworth Methodist Church

14th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An easy 8 mile walk from Cromford Wharf taking in Holloway, Robin Hood and back via the Cromford canal. Some gentle ‘ups and downs’. Contact Allan on 01623 797321

17th - Wed   -  Ravenshead WI – ‘Story Teller of Nottingham’ – David Brailsford - Trinity Centrepoint Methodist Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

25th Thurs Talk on Derbyshire Landscapes for all seasons, Byron Probus, Ravenshead at Portland College 12:00 noon

28th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An easy 7 mile walk from Ockbrook passing through Locko Park and Dale Abbey, mostly on tracks and field paths. Contact Mick & Margaret on 0115 9279500

30th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

30th. Tues - Janine Hall, "Where Rabbits Dream" - Village Hall, 7.30pm, Ravenshead Flower Arranging Group

OCTOBER

4th. Sat Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. A moderate 7 mile walk from Ashover, with steep ascents and descents on footpaths, bridleways and lanes, via Cocking Tor and skirting Ogston Reservoir. Good views. Contact Geoff & Jill on 01623 484636 

8th. Wed “Nottingham’s Famous Edwardians” John Whitfield – Ravenshead 55+ Club -  Church Lounge 2.00pm - details 798713 or 793639

8th. Wed Abbey Gates WI, Key Board and Vocals - Billy and Hilary king, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607

10th. Fri "Bonnie Dobson & Her Boys"- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891

10th. to 12th. Fri/Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers. Weekend away staying at the Brynafon Country House Hotel, Rhayador (Elan Valley, Mid wales). For details contact either Joyce on 0115 9267457 or Hazel on 01623 793286

15th – Wed – Ravenshead WI – ‘Bits and Bobs’ (Antique guessing game) – Bob Neill -Trinity Centrepoint Methodist Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield  at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

17th. Fri  Ravenshead Bridge Club – Charity Bridge Drive at The Village Hall – A fun afternoon of Chicago Bridge. Details 01623 792375

18th. Sat   Walk in the Woods and Soup Lunch, Ravenshead & Blidworth Rotary & Ravenshead Inner Wheel.

23rd Thus Talk on Rolls Royce Heritage Trust, Byron Probus, Ravenshead at Portland College 12:00 noon

26th. Sun Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.00 am. An easy 7 mile walk around Linacre Reservoirs. Mainly woodland and some farmland. Contact Barry on 01623 798813

28th. Tue Ravenshead & Hucknall Ramblers 9.30 am. An easy local walk. Approx 5 miles Contact Allan or Kath on 01623 797321

28th. Tues - Social Evening - Village Hall, 7.30pm, Ravenshead Flower Arranging Group

November 25th Tues - Lee Berrill, "Christmas Delights" - Village Hall, 7.30pm, Ravenshead Flower Arranging Group

NOVEMBER

8th. Sat Build a Breakfast 10.30am-1pm - Blidworth Methodist Church

12th. Wed  AGM - Ravenshead 55+ Club - Church Lounge 2.00pm - details  798713 or 793639

12th.  Wed Abbey Gates WI, Interior Design 1950-1960’s - Hilary Warren McCaughey, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607

14th. Fri "Creagan & Co"- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891

19th – Wed – Ravenshead WI – ‘Every Picture tells a Story’ – David Darby – Trinity Centrepoint Methodist Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

27th Thurs Talk on The Making of a Teacher, Byron Probus, Ravenshead at Portland College  12:00 noon

 

DECEMBER

10th. Wed Abbey Gates WI, Christmas Party, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607

10th. Wed Christmas Party - 5 Swinton Rise - Ravenshead 55+ Club - 12 noon for 12.30 - details 798713 or 793639

17th – Wed – Ravenshead WI – Christmas Party – Trinity Centrepoint  Methodist Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

19th. Fri "The Blue Horizon Christmas Show"- at The Village Hall. 7.30 p.m. for 8.15 pm. Tickets 402891

JANUARY 2015

14th. Wed Abbey Gates WI, Red Wine Tasting, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607

21st – Wed – Ravenshead WI – ‘The work of ACWW’ – Helen Crowder (ACWW Rep) - Trinity Centrepoint Methodist Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield  at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

22nd Thurs Talk on A Life in Garden Centres, Byron Probus, Ravenshead at Portland College  12:00 noon

FEBRUARY

11th. Wed Abbey Gates WI, LCPH Homeopath and Alternative Medicines - Wendy Jackson, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607

18th – Wed – Ravenshead WI – ‘On with the Show’ (County Show Newark) – Jenny Bailey (Notts Federation Treasurer) - at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

26th Thurs a Talk by Charles Bushell, Prison Governor, Byron Probus, Ravenshead at Portland College 12:00 noon

MARCH

11th. Wed Abbey Gates WI, Annual Meeting [AGM] and Faith Supper, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607

18th  – Wed – Ravenshead WI -  Annual Meeting - at 7.45 pm – Further info: 799019

APRIL

8th. Wed Abbey Gates WI, All the World’s a Stage: Close encounters with famous people - Sue Mallinson, Village Hall at 7.30pm. Further info: 491607