The Calverton Plough Boys at 40 – Knees Up Time!

Bold Tom (Calverton revival version) and his entourage of oddly-dressed comrades first knocked on the doors of pubs in Calverton and its surrounding villages in January 1979. In January 2018, the Calverton Real Ale and Plough Play Preservation Society (CRAPPPS) performed its 40th consecutive annual tour of Plough Plays, fondly recalling the contribution, enthusiasm and dedication of group members past and […]

Neighbourhood Plan Referendum

OVER 90% VOTED “YES”! In the recent Calverton Neighbourhood Plan referendum 1430 residents voted “YES” whilst there were 80 who voted “NO”, a majority of 1350 or 94.75%. The turnout was 26.3%, larger than many local elections. Residents were asked to decide on this question:-  ‘Do you want Gedling Borough Council to use the Neighbourhood […]

Over the Rainbow

December was a particularly busy month with several occasions to dine and socialise.   The weather was atrocious for our 2 day visit to Norfolk to see the Thursford Christmas Spectacular show and an overnight stay at Yarmouth.  We went to the Cromer End of Pier show the next afternoon.  This enjoyable weekend was marred […]

AGE UK | Postural Stability Course Tuesday 23rd Jan

Have you tripped or fallen in the last year? Exercise can help you! Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire are holding a 12-week Postural Stability exercise course at Calverton Village Hall, William Lee Memorial Park, Park Road, NG14 6SA, starting Tuesday 23rdJanuary at 10.30am until midday. These classes are being delivered in partnership with Nottingham North […]

Over the Rainbow updates

Phil Millns, a member of the RSPB,  gave a very interesting talk about his hobby of photography and showed many beautiful bird photographs. Phil, a Nottinghamshire Police Officer,  had to be medically retired after breaking his back whilst on duty.  Photography is a hobby that he could do despite his physical limitations and found it […]

Calverton Theatre Group

CALVERTON THEATRE GROUP Following a successful Play last year “Heatstroke” proudly present for 2018 a Family Pantomime, TREASURE ISLAND. Bring along the children for a fun loving Family pantomime at Calverton Village Hall, Park Road. Calverton. Thursday February 22nd at 19.30 Friday February 23rd at 19.30 Saturday 24th at 18.00 Tickets £5 Adults. £3.50 Concessions/Children. […]


CORE has some exciting new courses on offer in January. Take up your New Year’s resolution to try something new for 2018! We are expanding our craft courses by including an Introduction to Patchwork. You can pamper yourself whilst learning how to massage head, neck and shoulders and apply evening make-up. This comes with an […]