Welcome to Retford Life

Retford Life is a monthly lifestyle and community magazine delivered to over 17,400 homes and businesses within the wider Retford area.

18 June 2021

BookBench Art Trail

North Notts BID is encouraging residents and visitors to follow the new ‘BookBench’ sculpture trail that has been unveiled across North Nottinghamshire. Available for the public to explore across the region, the North Notts Journeys ‘BookBenches’ have been created by local schools in partnership with artists and businesses, celebrating the region’s heritage while showcasing its […]

03 July 2021

Totally Roarsome Woodland Trail at Rufford

Saturday 3rd July to Sunday 5th September, 10.30am – 4.00pmTotally Roarsome Woodland TrailA socially-distanced outdoor adventure woodland trail for all the family, featuring Jurassic Land, the jungle, Alice’s Wonderland, unicorns and superheroes.Tickets £7.95 per person and must be booked in advance via www.totallytickets.co.uk/east-mids.

28 July 2021

Retford Riviera at the Museum

This year, Bassetlaw Museum is bringing the beach to the area. Take your bucket and spade and have fun in the sand! Crafts and activities will be themed around their sandpit. Tickets are free but must be booked in advance – on Eventbrite at www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/160768792787 or by phoning, emailing or visiting the museum! Everyone over […]

Gainsborough URC

I'm pleased to say visitors to these are increasing, due in part to our advertising with you, so thanks again for your publicity.


Our magazines

Each of our magazines contain something for everyone, serving the needs of their local communities. Every month, we feature interesting articles, profiles of local societies, along with community events, competitions, and restaurant reviews.

For our local community

We invite you to send us news and information about what is happening in and around the community, from your local group, club or society. We print as many of these as we can free of charge every month.

For readers

We’re committed to bringing you a fantastic magazine each month packed full of lifestyle articles to read, a comprehensive selection of local group updates and details of local events. We aim to show you by working together how we can all play our part in helping Retford flourish

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