What’s on guide


Coffee morning and crafts. Bilthorpe Library weekly from 10.30-11.30am.

Book Sale. Rumbles Cafe, Clipstone Vicar Water Country Park. Book sale, weekly from 11am-2pm.

Zumba. South Forest Leisure Centre, Edwinstowe 6-7pm. £3.50.

Meeting. Concerned about someone’s drinking. Friends’ Meeting House, from 7.30-9pm. Contact helpline 02074 070215.

Fitness Kettlebell workout (Hell’s Belles) Wednesday 10.30am 45 mins for £3, Monday 5.30pm and Friday 10.30am EXPRESS SESSION 20 mins for £2.

Interfaith Network. Encourages people of different faiths in the district to get together and share ideas and experiences. Meets last Wednesday of month at Mansfield CVS, 36 Wood Street, 6pm-7.30pm. For information contact Alan Lloyd on Mansfield 651177 or John Wood on Mansfield 672467.

Bingo. Palterton Welfare. Weekly bingo doors open at 7pm for a 7.40pm start. Admission 50p.

Street Sports. Shirebrook Academy. Weekly 8.30-9.30pm for young people aged 14-plus, free of charge, mainly football is played at sessions. No need to pre-book. Contact 01246 242365.

Keep Fit. Legs, bums and tums. At Meden School, Warsop weekly at 6.45pm.

Sequence Dance. Whaley Thorns Community Hall. Sequence Dance. Weekly from 2-4pm.

St Peters Church 5.15pm Pizza and Praise

Baby Talk for mums with new babies, 1 - 2.30pm. Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street.

Mid week communion at 9:30am at St Alban’s Forest Town

Coffee Morning., New Bassett House Home for Older People, Shirebrook at 11am. All welcome.

Christmas tree light switch on. At Bilsthorpe Welfare from 5.30pm. Hot Dogs, Santa Claus, Carol singing and other activities.

WeightWatchers. Community Church Hall, Kirkby 6.30pm weekly. Contact Helen Allsop on Mansfield 660797.

Prayer Group. St Wilfrid’s Parish Hall Kirkby Meets every week 2-3pm, all welcome.

Children’s Street Classes. The Regency Dance Centre, Sutton. Every week, from 6pm-6.30pm (5-9 years) and 6.30-7.15pm (10-plus). Contact 07947813328.

Social bowls. Over 50s at Lammas Leisure Centre weekly from 4.30-6.30pm. Everyone welcome.

Sequence Dancing. St Mary Magdalene Church Hall, Sutton, evenings.


Dance Class. Joseph Whitaker School, Blidworth, every Thursday during term time, 4.45 - 5.45pm Latin and

ballroom; 5.45 - 6.30pm freestyle/street dance and 6.30-7.15pm Zumba. Contact Leanne 07757119259.

Line Dancing. St Mary’s Church rooms, Edwinstowe. Line dancing for beginners weekly from 1.30-3pm.

Contact Sue on 07594691999.

Zumba. Farnsfield Village Centre, Upper Hall, New Hill, NG22 8JN. Zumba weekly from 10.15– 11.00am.

Run England. West Notts College sports hall. A Run England group meets weekly at 6.20pm.It is a friendly and welcoming running group for new runners and those returning to running. The group has links to Mansfield Harriers. Contact Maddy on 07912410057 or emailmaddycollinge@gmail.com. Alternatively, look

on the Mansfield Runners Facebook page.

Men’s Group. MIND St John’s Street, weekly from 1.30-4.30pm. Contact Mansfield 658044.

Meeting, Shirebrook Christian Centre. ‘Nite-Lite’ meeting from 7-9pm. All welcome.

Zumba Gold - 9.30am - lower impact with FIT4FUN. Ladybrook Community Centre Contact 07863 987271.

Dukeries and District Foodbank, the Methodist Church, Forest Road, Ollerton. Open Monday and Thursday,

from noon-2pm. Operating on a voucher system. Vouchers can be obtained from all local schools, CAB, health visitors and many other places. Contact 07716439740.

Mansfield Spiritualist Centre. 7.30pm @ Mansfield Spiritualist Centre. Our Divine Healing Service. All welcome.

St Peters Church. 10.00am Holy Communion

Coffee Shop, ST Simon & St Jude’s, Rainworth, open every Thursday, Friday & Saturday

Coffee Shop 10am - 1.30pm Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street.

Senior citizens luncheon club,every Thurs at Helping Hands Lynds Close Community Centre Edwinstowe 12noon-2pm only 35 spaces to reserve yours call 01623 232020

Christmas Fair, Samworth Church Academy 5.30-7.30pm.

Toddler Sessions: Huthwaite Leisure Centre weekly, from 9.15-11am. Soft play and crafts with juice and snacks. Contact 457130.

Kirkby Dance Academy. Festival Hall. Weekly four to 10 year olds at 4.30pm; 11-18 year olds at 7pm.

Zumba. Summit Centre, Kirkby weekly at 6pm with Fit4Fun. Contact 0786 398 7271.


Zumba. Cuckney Village Hall weekly, between 5.30 - 6.15pm. For further details contact Chris on 07748 774 142.

Meeting. Mansfield Family Life Centre. A multicultural charity (opposite Water Meadows) hosts a luncheon club, presentations and other activities on Monday and Friday at 12.30pm. £5 for over 60s. Contact Marlon or Ann at 01623 422 808.

Kittys Craft Club. Meets weekly, from 7-9pm. Refreshments available. Warsop Methodist Church, on Clumber Street. £3. Contact 07856363622.

Singing Group. 521 for over 50s. Sessions take place every two weeks on a Friday, from 1-3pm, for pleasure, fun and relaxation. The first two trial sessions are free. Contact Jenny on Mansfield 835946.

St Peter’s Church.1.10pm Holy Communion

Art Group. Rainworth SS Simon and Jude’s: New friends welcome at an informal art group, 1.45 pm to 3.30 weekly. Develop your artistic skills with drawing or painting in friendly group, with tea and biscuits; plus a few tips from the more experienced. Don’t be shy - give it a try!

Impact for 10 to 14 years old, 5.30 – 7.00pm Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street.

Bingo. Huthwaite Leisure Centre to raise money for Amazon Breast Cancer charity, 8-10:30pm.

Prayer Walk. Every week at 7pm prayer walk around Huthwaite. Meet in the All Saints’ car park.

Dancing. The Regency Dance Centre, Sutton, Adult ballroom and Latin American social dance. Weekly, from 8pm-10.30pm. Contact 07947813328.

Carnival. Forest St Baptist church, Kirkby, open for cakes and hot food from 6pm onwards.

Christmas tree light up. Outside Cator Hall, Eakring at 6pm. Mulled wine and mince pies all welcome.


Knit n’ natter, every third Saturday in month. Mansfield Library from 10am-noon. All welcome, beginners and experienced.

Coffee morning. Old Meeting House, Stockwell Gate, weekly 10am-noon.

Zumba Toning. 9.30am FIT4FUN. Ladybrook Community Centre Contact 07863 987271.

Flea Market 10 til noon. The Treasury, Bolsover Street. Bric-a-Brac, clothes, toys, books, collectables, many bargains. Refreshments available. In aid of St. Lawrence’s, Mansfield.

Mansfield Spiritualist Centre. Drop in Healing Clinic. From 10.00am - midday. Private Sittings available by appointment 2nd & 4th Saturdays of each month. Contact Jean Stevens on Mansfield 842143.

FREE children’s film club St Alban’s Forest Town.

St Nicholas’ Yuletide Grotto. Sherwood Forest Country Park, Edwinstowe until Sun 21 Dec 11am – 4pm (last admission 3.45pm) £5 per child incl small gift Car park £3 at weekends.

Yuletide Treasure Trail. Until Sun 4 Jan : 11am – 3pm at Sherwood Forest Country Park, Edwinstowe, £1 per trail leaflet.

Christmas Fayre. SS Simon and Jude’s, Rainworth 10am till 12noon.

Coffee Morning. Bilsthorpe Hospice Support Group in the Village Hall. 10am to 12 noon everyone welcome.

Christmas Bazaar. At Christ Church, Ironville, on December 6th & 7th, which will include stalls-with seasonal gift ideas, gifts and games; there’s to be a raffle (the first prize being a Christmas hamper,) a special tombola competition, together with a Christingle making activity. Light seasonal refreshments will be available on both days. Admission to the church will be free.

Display of Decorated Trees. At Ironville. All donated/sponsored for the occasion from 10.00am until 4.00pm and on the Sunday after a service at 11.00 0’clock, from 12.00noon until 4.00pm.

Christingle Service. Christ Church, Ironville at 4.00 o’clock.

Crafters Market. 10 am -2pm Clipstone Village Hall, come along and show your support for local crafters. To book a stall contact Donna Moore on 07792764695 or email donnajmoore@hotmail.co.uk. 
Indoor Car Boot All Saints Centre , Common Road, Huithwaite. Indoor car boot sale on the first Saturday of every month, from 10am-12.30pm. Refreshments available. Free admission. To book a table for £5 call 07950 724665.


St Peter’s Church 8.00am Holy Communion 10.00am Family Service and Holy Communion 6.30pm Evening Prayer

Family Service at 10.30am, Evening Service at Salvation Army this week. Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street.

Family Parish Communion Sunday’s at 9:30 am at St Alban’s, Forest Town.

Café styled Children & Family service 1st Sunday at 9:30 St Alban’s Forest Town.

FREE children’s club first Sunday 10:30-11:30am at St Alban’s Forest Town.

Christmas Gift Service. Farnsfield Methodist church with gifts donated to the Salvation Army at 6.15pm.

Living with Loss Service. St John’s Church Mansfield at 3.00pm. All are invited to bring along a flower in memory of a loved one, this will then be placed with other flowers to make a floral tribute, and will remain in church over the Advent period. Everyone welcome to attend this service.

Christmas Gift Service. Farnsfield Methodist churchwith gifts donated to the Salvation Army at 6.15pm.

All Saints Church services, Huthwaite. 10am. More traditional services held Sunday evenings from 6pm. All welcome; Church running two Alpha Course, all are welcome. Both are on a Tuesday, one is at 7.30pm and another, women’s group (children welcome) is at 9am.


Ladies Running Club. Weekly outside Scout Headquarters, Bilsthorpe, regardless of weather. Starts at 7pm. All ladies of all abilities welcome.

Men In Sheds. (Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire). Meet Monday to Thursday, from 9am-3pm Burma Road, Blidworth. Contact Mansfield 797750 or Mick Connelly on 07872839570. Men in Sheds provide a relaxed and sociable atmosphere based on a wood working theme for older men.

Painting for Pleasure classes. Village Hall, Edwinstowe. Weekly from 2-4pm. All welcome. Contact 01777870588.

Zumba. Farnsfield Village Centre, Upper Hall, New Hill, NG22 8JN. Weekly from 6–6.45pm.

Cardio Fusion. with Fit4Fun weekly 7pm £2 for 30 minutes session at Ladybrook Community Centre. Contact 07863 987271 for details.

Zumba Gold. Chair-based for those with limited mobility. Weekly at 10.30am, £2.50 per session at Ladybrook Community Centre. Contact 07863 987271 for details.

Sequence dance. St John’s Centre. New Beginners Sequence Dance Class from 1-1.30pm every week followed by the Monday Tea Dance until 4pm. Price £5 for tuition, dance and refreshment. (£2 for Tea Dance & refreshments). Popular dances taught. Contact Mansfield 609001.

Social sequence tea dance. Weekly from 1.30-4pm, Sherwood Welfare Centre, Mansfield Woodhouse. Refreshments.

Dukeries and District Foodbank, the Methodist Church, Forest Road, Ollerton. Open Monday and Thursday, from noon-2pm. Operating on a voucher system. Vouchers can be obtained from all local schools, CAB, health visitors and many other places. Contact 07716439740.

Self-help Cancer Group. Meet first and third Mondays of the month at The Patchills, off Eakring Road, at 7pm. Free complementary therapies.
Community Cafe, Huthwaite. Open every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 9am-1.15pm term time only. OAP & regular specials daily. Contact the centre on 440993 to check what’s on and book a meal. Healthy options available. Hot chocolate with marshmallows and cream only £1. Baby & Toddler Group, every Thursday from 9.15-11am. £1 per family. Prayer lunch every Thursday from 11.30 am in the All Saints Cafe,

Festival Hall Leisure Centre, Kirkby. Mature Movers. Mondays, Wednesday and Thursday 10am-noon. Badminton, bowls and table tennis.


Art Club meeting. At Blidworth Methodist Church, weekly at 7pm till 9pm, all welcome.

Bingo. St Andrew’s Church, Blidworth. Bingo with Steven weekly at 2pm. Free admission and refreshments.

Fitsteps. Farnsfield Village Centre, Upper Hall, New Hill, NG22 8JN. FitSteps® weekly from 6–6.45pm.

TSCA Swords. New beginners’ courses starting w/c 15 September. Weekly at Samworth Church Academy 7- 8:45pm, and at West Notts College 6-9pm. Contact secretary@tscaswords.org.uk or phone 07749 206349 for more details

Coffee mornings. Ollerton Library, from 9.30am-11am every week.

Sequence dance. Weekly, Rainworth Village Hall from 2-4pm, with Beverley Howard. All welcome. Contact Beverley on 07910 849339.

Tabuz Tennis. Ravenshead Leisure Centre for over 50s. Everyone welcome 4-5pm..

Alzheimer’s Society. Shirebrook Memory Café. Meets second Tuesday of each month, from 10.30am – 12.30pm at Shirebrook Miners’ Welfare, Central Drive, Shirebrook, NG20 8BA.

Sequence Dance Club. Weekly, from 2-4pm at Whaley Thorns Village Hall. Admission £1.50, includes refreshments. All welcome. Contact Mr K. Clarke on 743577 or Mrs A. Stone on 472541.

Psychic and Spiritual development classes. Weekly Hare and Hounds, Warsop from 8-10pm beginners to advanced level. £2 per class. Contact Mansfield 843018.

Bingo. St Andrews, Rainworth. Bingo with Steven, Weekly at 2pm, free admission, free refreshments, all welcome.

Toddlers 10 - 12am and 1 - 3pm.. Mansfield Baptist Church, Rosemary Street.

Healing Hands meet every week between 2pm & 4pm at MCVS Wood Street, Mansfield. Qualified, insured volunteer healers welcome you to experience hands-on-healing to relax, calm, uplift & restore your sense of well-being. Healing is complementary & works alongside conventional treatments. Refreshments are available after healing & are included in the suggested donation of £3 person. Donations are used solely for room rental. For further information email: healinghands.mansfield@hotmail.co.uk; Tel: 07933 280341 or

call in or ring MCVS 36 Wood Street. Tel: 01623 651177.

Home League carols. At Shirebrook Salvation Army with Mince pies at 2pm. All welcome.

Toddler Sessions: Huthwaite Leisure Centre from 9.15-11am. Soft play and crafts with juice and snacks. Contact 457130.

Mature Movers. Festival Hall Leisure Centre, Kirkby. Mondays, Wednesday and Thursday 10am-noon. Badminton, bowls and table tennis.

New Cross Community Choir. Enjoy singing or would like to try? Join our relaxed non audition choir. Varied programme of songs. Meets weekly 7-9pm at New Cross Community Church, Downing Street, Sutton. £2 per session. Just turn up on the night or contact newcrosschoir@gmail.com.

Toddler Group 1pm-2:30pm at St Alban’s Forest Town.