Events at Worksop Library

by | 1 November 2023 | Community Event, Heritage, Library, Music, Worksop

Children’s Concert: Fantastic Festivals

Saturday 11th November, 1.00pm

Relive those summer vibes in the warmth and comfort of your local library with tunes such as Coldplay’s Yellow and Take That’s Shine.

Inspire’s concert series aims to introduce children to the music we all love and enjoy.

After the performance, children will have the chance to meet the musicians and try out some of the instruments for themselves. The event is suitable for children aged five to 11. Running time is 60 minutes (plus time to meet the musicians and try out instruments).

Tickets are £4.00 for library members and £7.00 for non-library members. Places are limited so booking is highly advised.

Heritage Talk: Top Ten Scandals of Sherwood Forest

Wednesday 15th November, 2.00pm to 3.15pm

Local author and historian Adrian Gray will take an unconventional approach to telling the story of Sherwood and the Dukeries. Join him as he examines the tale through ten scandalous events – involving money, sex and politics – that define what happened to Sherwood and the great houses that were built there. Tickets for the talk are £3.00; places are limited so booking is highly advised.

Jazz Steps Live – The Zoë Gilby Quartet

Tuesday 21st November, 7.30pm

Zoë is an exuberant jazz singer and songwriter, winner of Parliamentary Jazz Awards Jazz Vocalist of the Year 2019. Enjoy her evocative story-telling delivery, backed by a superb trio, with her wide repertoire encompassing jazz standards, intelligent original songs and innovative arrangements of pop tunes. Tickets can be purchased for £13.00 and booking is highly advised.

Author Event: Helen Cooper

Thursday 23rd November, 2.00pm

Meet bestselling author Helen Cooper, who’ll be talking about her books and inspirations. Helen writes psychological thrillers and her debut novel The Downstairs Neighbour was a Sunday Times Crime Club pick, a Woman and Home book club recommendation, Heat magazine’s ‘read of the week’ and among Hello magazine’s most anticipated books of 2021. Helen’s latest book The Couple in the Photo was published in June. Tickets for the talk are £3.00 and booking is highly advised.

Tickets for all these events can be purchased from Worksop Library, by calling 01623 677200, or online at