The Gazetteer

Nottinghamshire

Blyth - Snowdrops at Hodstock Priory, Five acres of grounds and a 17 acre wood, open 10am-4pm. Contact +44(0)1909 591204 for dates and information.

Green Men of Nottinghamshire
The Chapter House of Southwell Minster has many Green Men beautifully carved, each with different leaves entwining them ivy, oak, hawthorn. See the books by Kathleen Basford, Nikolaus Pevsner, and Jim Lees.

In Sherwood Forest ....
The sheref made to seke Notyngham
Both in strete and stye
And Robin was in Mery Scherwode
As light as lef on lynde

Parish Maps of Nottinghamshire

Buthamshall, Calverton, Edwinstowe, Southwell, Upton.

River Trent - Aegir - this tidal bore occurs throughout the year. Look at the Environment Agency web-site for annual predictions.

Wellow - Maypole - topped by a golden weathervane, Wellow maypole stands permanently on the village green.

Nottingham - Goose Fair. Over 700 years old, this fair always lasts three days from noon on first Thursday in October. Once a livestock market and now Europe's largest travelling fair, with traditional and new fairground rides. The fair is officially opened by the mayor ringing a pair of silver bells after the proclamation has been read in the presence of Nottingham civic dignitaries. Contact Nottingham TIC +44(0)115 915 5330.


Apple Day, October 21st

Find events in Nottinghamshire and across the country on the APPLE DAY EVENTS LIST
or read about Nottinghamshire Orchards and Orchard Produce

TELL US about an event you are holding : email info [at] commonground.org.uk