Summer in Southwell 2017

Find out what's happening this summer at Southwell Minster, The Workhouse, The Gate to Southwell Festival, The BHI Museum and Southwell Fun Day.

Southwell Events 2017

The Southwell tourism team have been extra busy this year planning a programme of big community events for the town including Southwell Music Festival and fringe, Southwell Yarn bomb, the Bramley festival and the traditional Christmas lantern walk. Take a look at the Southwell events list to save some dates in your diary.

Southwell Tourist Information Centre

Southwell TIC location mapVisit the friendly and helpful staff at Southwell TIC for all the information you need.

We are located in the centre of the town near to the Minster Shop on Church Street.

Key local attractions

Don't miss....

Tour of Britain Bunch SprintOVO Energy Tour of Britain

Nottinghamshire is hosting Stage Four of the OVO Energy Tour of Britain 2017.

This is the UK’s premier road cycling race that takes place in September.

Wednesday 6 September will see 120 of the world’s top cyclists racing a 175-kilometre stage from Mansfield to Newark.

The tour of our district includes Blidworth, Farnsfield, Edingley, Halam, Southwell, Kirklington, Bilsthorpe, Edwinstowe, Budby, North and South Clifton, Girton, Collingham, Coddington and Newark.

Southwell Poetry Festival

The Inspire Poetry Festival, Tuesday 11 to Sunday 16 July 2017, brings six brilliant days of performance, readings, talks, children’s events and workshops to four fabulous library venues across Nottinghamshire.

Southwell Workhouse will be putting poetry around the Workhouse to hopefully inspire any budding poets. There will be poetry dotted around the property: from the garden and pauper's path, to the rooms themselves. The poetry will cover topics related to the workhouse, such as poverty, health and society. 

Visitors can contribute to a family fun consequence poem and for children there will be a word scramble.

 

 

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