Rise and Shine Retford: Tuesday 1st November 2011

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Welcome to your daily round up of all today’s important stuff from Retford and beyond...


Mostly cloudy with highs of 12 degrees C.


Nellie: Life and Death of a Victorian Child at Bassetlaw Museum. Runs to 5th November. Art exhibition of Nellie was the daughter of T.J. and H. Barker of Sheffield.

A fascinating insight into mourning in Victorian times is provided by a poignant collection of the belongings of young Nellie Barker who died from TB at age 12 on December 27th 1890.

Opening times Monday to Saturday 10am-4.30pm.


Q) What is a wolf’s favourite holiday?

A) Howl-oween!

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