Midlands’ premiere roots and acoustic music festival, celebrating it’s 10th year
Music and dancing, beer and cider festival, music workshops, a children’s festival, family activities, street theatre and fabulous food and craft stalls
Fields next to Southwell Racecourse
9th – 12th June 2016
Southwell celebrates the Queen’s 90th birthday.
Shops and restaurants will be open
Plus craft market, children’s singing and a Tea Dance at Southwell Library
Southwell Town Centre
Sunday 12th June, 10.30am – 4pm
Enjoy beautiful gardens in Southwell, plus a Plant Hunters’ Fair
Various gardens and The Education Garden at The Archbishop’s Palace
Sunday 19th June 2016
Come and explore this picturesque town, bursting with tradition and character, often referred to as ‘The jewel in Nottinghamshire’s crown’. Explore the magnificent Southwell Minster, with its unique pepperpot spires, then stroll along to the town’s centre to find a good selection of independent shops, friendly pubs selling traditional ales, cosy cafés and restaurants. On Saturdays the Market Square hosts a lively market.
Find out about The Bramley Apple, Lord Byron and King Charles I – all have celebrated connections with Southwell. Follow the guided Heritage walks through the town and discover The Workhouse, owned by The National Trust or back a winner with a visit to Southwell Racecourse.
Plan your visit to coincide with a wide range of events – concerts, theatre performances, gigs in pubs and craft fairs. Southwell is proud of its many festivals including The Gate to Southwell Festival, The Bramley Festival and The Southwell Library Poetry Festival. A full listing of events throughout the year is available on this website.