Skip to main content

What's On



Cartoon of a wooly mammoth.

Time Travel Tots

We're bringing the Museum to you! Donna our Learning and Participation Officer will be visiting several venues with different themes each month (January until April). So if you want to discover the Stone Age, Ancient Egypt, the Romans and Medieval Times through learn and play then look below for where we will be across the district!


A group of children running in a field chasing after big bubbles.

FREE Family Arts Festival

Join the Open Doors team in Ollerton, Newark and Rainworth this Easter Weekend for their first Family Arts Festival! From VR activities to circus skills, music workshops to hands on heritage experiences, there’s something for everyone and best of all, every single activity is totally FREE! Join our Facebook event here.


Multiple brightly coloured Pysanky Eggs

Pyzanky Egg Decorating (12+)

On Saturday 6th April, join artist Tory Hayward and Open Doors in this traditional Ukranian creative celebration of Easter. Using wax resist and dyes onto a chicken’s egg you will leave this workshop with your own traditional Ukrainian Pysanky egg.

Palace Players

Two children playing colourful musical instruments at a Palace Players session.

The Social Action Hub at Rainworth, Tuesday 16th, 23rd, 30th April and 7th May, 10.30am - 11.30am

Calling all mini movers and groovers! It’s time to dance, make music and have some fun with Open Doors’ early years music and movement session, Palace Players. Bring your grownups to The Social Action Hub for a FREE hour of musical fun, play, and storytelling! Any children aged 0-4 are welcome and must be accompanied by a parent or carer with a (free) ticket.

Book now for Palace Players at The Social Action Hub!