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Bassetlaw Christian Heritage - Dates for 2019 Pilgrims Festival Illuminate events and lantern workshops, plus, plus, plus

This year’s Pilgrim’s Festival Illuminate events and also the public lantern-making workshops which are open to everyone and are free to take part.


The Babworth Arts Weekend will take place on Saturday 23rd November between 10am and 4pm and Sunday 24th November between 12noon and 4pm – this is also free to enter.

All artwork displayed is to be inspired by the story of the Mayflower Pilgrims – artwork will be accepted at Babworth Church from 12noon to 5pm on Thursday 21st November – please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you need to make other arrangements. A briefing document is also attached for artists. NEW this year there will also be talks and performances:
• 11am on 23rd – Diane Hemsley with a talk on buttons
• 2pm on 23rd – Rev Mark Cantrill and friends will provide music
• 3pm on 24th – Author and Historian, Adrian Gray will give a talk on his new book, due in 2020

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The annual Thanksgiving Dinner will take place on Thursday 28th November (Thanksgiving Day) at Spencer’s on the Square, Retford - £29.95 including 3-course meal and entertainment – bookings being taken now.

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The imagination Museum will be performing at Babworth Parish Church on Thursday 7th November and Retford Town Hall on Tuesday 26th November

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Imagination Museum

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Pilgrims Festival Art Exhibition brief 

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