Mansfield District Council has put together a guide to provide families with information about free and low cost activities taking place in the district this Easter. Mansfield District Council, Mansfield…Read More
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The Cantamus Choir is performing at the John Fretwell Centre, Sookholme, on Friday, 31st March at 7.30pm. The event, hosted by the Inner Wheel Club of Warsop, is in aid of the NSPCC and Childline. Tickets are £15, call Mrs E. Hopkins on 01623 843944 or the centre on 01623 847648.
There is the chance for visitors to view the night sky through the society’s main computer-driven, 24-inch telescope housed in the observatory dome. Other deep sky objects can be seen through a series of smaller portable telescopes on the society’s external telescope pad and visitors can take a binocular tour of the night sky. There will be themed talks throughout the evening, and a chance to listen in and track meteors across Europe. Activities for children include a fun quiz and a chance to make a crater. There will be free factsheets or sky maps to take away. Gates open at 6.45pm. Admission is £5 per adult (over 16), £1 for under-16s who must be accompanied by an adult. Further details of the event, group visits and nightschool courses are at www.sherwood-observatory.org.uk The society can be followed on Facebook and Twitter or call 01623 552276.
The Sherwood Archaeological Society will be holding a series of monthly talks at the St Peter's Centre, Church Side, Mansfield. You don’t need to be a member to attend but a £2 donation is requested to cover costs. Coffee is provided and car parking is free. for more information please see www.sherwood-archaeology.co.uk . The subject of the next talk is St Ann's Allotments given by Michael Peacock on Wednesday 19th April starting at 7.30 pm.