Scrooby, Nottinghamshire

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News & Notices

March 2017


Stephen Lincoln

Download FULL DETAILS HERE of the double bill.

On April 23rd there will be another double bill in association with the Scrooby Garden Club where dinner will be served between performances. As advertised in the Garden Club diary we shall watch "Grow your Own" followed after dinner by "A Little Chaos". More details next month. Please put it in your diary and contact me if you wish to attend and stay for dinner.

March 2017

A Spring Spiccato at St Michael the Archangel, Retford

St Michael the Archangel, Retford, presents A SPRING SPICCATO of organists playing the Father Willis Organ:

  • Thu 6 April - Samuel Austin
  • Thu 13 April - Christopher Rathbone
  • Thu 20 April - Stephen Carey
  • Thus 27 April - Keith Morgan

All recitals begin at 12:30pm. Basic refreshments will be available. Retiring collection. Recital programmes on sale.

Download a poster here.

More information at

Facebook: St Michael's Church, West Retford.

Twitter: @StMikaelRetford.

St Michael the Archangel, Retford, presents A SPRING SPICCATO of organists

March 2016

Scrooby from the Air

Chris Cole

Chris Cole writes from InnerVisions. Chris took this aerial photograph of Scrooby in 2000.

You can see clearly the medieval fish ponds between the manor and the railway (the series of large depressions in the grassy area at the top centre of the picture).

Inner Visions 2000

Chris's contact details are:
P.O. Box 9
DN22 1GZ.
Tel: +44 (0) 1777 702913

September 2014

Scrooby from the Air

David Thomson

Here's a wonderful view of Scrooby taken by David Thomson of Ranskill using his Go-Pro camera and quadcopter.

June 2014

Hester Benjamin: Adventures of a Pilgrim Daughter

Jennie Robbins

Scrooby's own Jennie Robbins has published a book for children; a story of friendship, love and adventure, set in Scrooby, England, at the time of the Pilgrim Fathers. A work of fiction for young teenagers based on historical events in the year 1607.

Hester and Mercy are as close as sisters; nothing can come between them. But events are about to shake their peaceful village life to its roots and change things forever. How will their friendship survive when they are forced apart by their families and their faith?

You can buy the e-book for Kindle on Amazon.

June 2014

Ranskill Nursery

Steven Owens

Looking for a Nursery for your child - Ranskill Nursery is Rated Good by Ofsted.

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