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‘The Toffee Hut brings poetry to town’

By Phoebe Cox / May 16, 2022
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On Sunday the 15th of May, history was made here in Mansfield as the year-old quirky cafe on Regent Street celebrated local creativity by hosting one of Nottingham Poetry Festival’s closing acts.  ‘An evening with Richard C. Bower & Guests’ saw the intimate venue sell out as residents came along to enjoy an evening of…

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Rhiannon’s — Ringing ‘like a bell’ through Warsop!

By Phoebe Cox / April 27, 2022
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Rhiannon’s has a whimsical and energetic feel, ringing ‘like a bell’ through Warsop – it certainly captures the eye as you venture down Clumber Street. The store sells vintage and preloved items, with an accompanying studio where mindful and uplifting sessions are facilitated. The adjoining space can also be hired by members of the community.…

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SANCTUARY: REVIEW

By Phoebe Cox / August 4, 2021
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Richard C. Bower is a writer from Mansfield who has recently published a poetry book dedicated to his Mum, called Sanctuary. The book is bitter-sweet, as it covers an anthology of poems written by the local writer, with the most amplified emotions being that of love and grief. Richard relates these very human feelings, emotions,…

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My Imaginary Friend, Reece Fell Over

By Phoebe Cox / June 6, 2021
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I first connected with Reece over Instagram, upon a shoutout for local musicians for an upcoming creative feature. However, upon chatting and listening to Reece’s music, I felt like an interesting local character with such a unique sound, was a great solo feature that would bring creativity and community to life! It felt like a…

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Bright Living: A New Beginning

By Phoebe Cox / April 16, 2021
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Holly demonstrates the mindful nature of yoga. Holly Charlotte is the woman behind the new online yoga, dance, and well-being classes that have been getting many people active during the lockdown period. Bright Living seeks to improve the health and well-being of all involved. The Warsop-based dancer, well-being advocate, and teacher has an active online presence…

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He may be Mansfield’s Music Man, but Ken is Warsop Born n Bred

By Phoebe Cox / April 13, 2021
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‘Mansfield On The Map’ chats with Ferocious Dog’s frontman, Ken Bonsall, or as many know him as, ‘Red Ken’. Ferocious Dog is a Celtic-folk band, originating from Warsop, in Mansfield.  The band is big on community work and the art of giving back, much of what we have seen in recent times with the impact…

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Preserving the past, for the future.

By Phoebe Cox / April 6, 2021
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The Nottinghamshire Mining Museum is a registered charity and museum, at the heart of Mansfield Town, straight off the train and a short walk away from the bus station. Super accessible and well worth the visit! The museum is located at the: East Unit, Mansfield Railway Station Station Road Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG18 1LP The museum…

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