Jake Quickenden X-Factor Star Performs in Retford

Singer and newly-announced Hollyoaks star Jake Quickenden will headline the free event, which has been organised by the North Notts BID and will bring together headline acts, tribute bands and local musicians to help promote the town and the local area.

Win Afternoon Tea for 2 at its Birthplace Belvoir Castle

Afternoon tea at The Balloon Bar, the latest addition to the multi-million-pound artisan shopping village and just a stone’s throw from Belvoir Castle, is served every day from 14:30 to 17:30 and starts from £29 for two people.

To Celebrate Afternoon Tea week 12-18 August Kolours is excited to giveaway a tea for two!


FROM free live music and artisan food markets to outdoor cinema screenings and medieval re-enactments, there’s no reason not to make the most of the six-week holiday. Get the kids outdoors and enjoy the warm weather – there’s something for everyone in North Nottinghamshire this summer!

Chatsworth Al Fresco Afternoon Tea This Summer

Indulge at Chatsworth this summer with an alfresco afternoon tea, on offer for the first time in the garden, as well as the classic luxurious afternoon tea experience in The Flying Childers served on beautiful Wedgwood teaware.

Afternoon tea at Chatsworth showcases the best of local produce, as well as the talents of its bakers who have created an array of delicious cakes and pastries, for the ultimate English experience.

Afternoon Tea Week at its Birthplace Belvoir Castle

‘Afternoon tea’ is alleged to have been invented by Anna Russell, Duchess of Bedford, during a visit to see the 5th Duchess of Rutland in the mid-1840s. Today visitors to the country estate can choose from a quintessentially English experience at the Regency castle, or enjoy the new menu at The Balloon Bar in the Engine Yard at Belvoir.