This is the perfect chance to disover the amazing heritage that is right on your doorstep.
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5. Majestic Theatre Retford
From the boom times of the 30's and 40's to the desperate times of the 70's The Majestic has flourished then declined only to be saved by a dedicated group of theatre lovers.
Visit the Majestic for a free tour behind the scenes on Retford Heritage Day, 9th September.
Book by phoning 01777 706866. Photo: Heritage Open Days
6. Retford Arts Hub
The fascinating building is the original waiting rooms for coach passengers travelling on the Great North Road, and will be open for visitors.
There will be a Creativity Unwrapped Exhibition in our 1st floor gallery- Items on display from the Children's holiday sessions and local artists and makers work.
And a retail shop selling locally made arts, crafts and food and a small cafe area serving drinks and snacks. Photo: Heritage Open Days
7. Retford Heritage Day
There are events taking place across Retford all day.
Retford Town Hall, Basssetlaw Museum, Various Churches, Goodwin Hall, Masonic Hall, Trinity Hospital, Denman Library, Retford Arts Hub, Majestic Theatre and the Old Schoolhouse. Photo: Heritage Open Days
8. Worksop Priory Church and Gatehouse
Worksop Priory Church and its 14th Century, Grade I-listed Gatehouse are welcoming visitors on Saturday September 16.
Visitors are invited to become part of the trust’s oral history archive. Those who have memories of the Gatehouse and who wish to contribute a personal testimony will have the opportunity to record their stories of the Gatehouse and thereby become part of the history of the amazing building.
An imposing 6m long interpretive display will take centre stage in the church, and visitors will learn of the historical significance of the Gatehouse; how it was even used as a school; and why the Priory site is important to American visitors seeking to trace their heritage.
Worksop Priory gatehouse will also be open from 10am - 3pm, the magnificent Gatehouse will be open to visitors and will also be showing a film.
No booking is required, you can just turn up and enjoy exploring the oldest building in Worksop. Photo: Rachel Atkins