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More details - Papplewick Hall - Open Garden for NGS
This historic, mature, 8 acre garden, mostly shaded woodland, abounds with rhododendrons, hostas, ferns, and spring bulbs.
Papplewick Hall, Nottinghamshire
Sun 27 May

More details - Newstead Abbey Afternoon Tea
Newstead Abbey Afternoon Tea: Tickets avaiable.
Newstead Abbey, Ravenshead
Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sat 7 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sun 15 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Patchings Art Centre - Open Garden for NGS
Patchings Art Centre is 30 years old. In celebration additional areas and walks have been created within the 50 acres of wild flower, woodland and meadow landscapes. The aim is to inspire and encourage artists to paint in the open, whilst providing enjoyment and tranquility for visitors.
Patchings Art Centre, Nottingham
Sun 27 May

More details - Pedalfest Family Cycling Festival
Join us at Pedalfest the FREE cycling festival taking place on the 19th & 20th May at Sherwood Pines. We have activities for all the family, Electric bike demo rides and bike stunt shows.
Sherwood Pines Forest Park, Edwinstowe, Mansfield
Today

More details - Wild Food Foray
Join expert, Patrick Harding, for illustrated talks and forest forays to learn how to identify edible and medicinal plants. From sorrel soup to nuts in May; from skin creams to digestive remedies - we will learn that plants have so much to offer.
Sherwood Pines
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Halam Gardens and Wildflower Meadow - Open Garden for NGS
Unusual mix of a very popular beautiful, well-known, organic, rural plant lovers’ garden with bounteous roses, clematis, campanula and lots else with sweeping lawns, lots of pond life; a small wrap-around cottage garden and a 6 acre wildflower meadow - part of an organic farm - visitors can be assured of an
Halam Gardens and Wildflower Meadow, Nr Southwell
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Rattlejag Morris Brings Traditional Dance to Southwell Festival
Rattlejag Morris will be perfoming all weekend at the Southwell Roots & Acoustic Festival, along with many other dance sides. There will be a procession of dance teams along King Street from c10.
Southwell town centre (free event) and festival site by Southwell racecourse
Fri 8 Jun to Sun 10 Jun

More details - Spring Bank House - Open Garden for NGS
After purchasing the house in 2012 a mass clearance was needed before a new garden could take shape. Help was enlisted for the preparation and layout of new beds and in structural design. The garden evolved as work progressed without a firm plan, which enabled a personal vision to be realised in the planting.
Spring Bank House, Sutton-in-Ashfield
Sun 17 Jun

More details - May Half Term Holiday Club
Join us for The Great Leo’s Holiday Club. During May half term we will be having a go at baking, sewing, pottery and painting. Bake an amazing shopstopper, run up a spectacular garment, paint a masterpiece or throw a great pot.
Bestwood Avenue, Arnold, Nottingham
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - The Chimes - Open Garden for NGS
We would like to invite you to pass through our archway and into our own little oasis on the edge of a busy city. Come and share our well-stocked although small garden, full of roses, peonies, lilies and much more. Visit us and be surprised. We look forward to seeing you.
The Chimes, Heronridge
Sun 27 May, Sun 10 Jun

More details - NCCPG Rare Plant Fair
Specialist nurseries offering quality choice and unusual plants set in a plants persons inspiring garden Tel 01773 810230
Felley Priory Gardens underwood
Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Old Hall - Open Garden for NGS
A gorgeous lime tree avenue leads to The Old Hall which is centrally located in this large garden - comprises a mound from the original Ludham Castle left of the drive surrounded on 3 sides by a moat. Daffodils adorn the drive in Spring. The Hall is Wisteria clad as well as a pergola of late white Wisteria.
The Old Hall, Nottingham
Mon 28 May

More details - The Workhouse, Southwell - Working Workhouse Women 1918
South Essex College of Further & Higher Education Costume Construction Course Project: costume exhibition of traditional historical costume based on research from The Workhouse Southwell from Lady Laura Ridding to nurses and teacher to paupers. Booking Not Needed.
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell,
Today to Sat 14 Jul

More details - The Workhouse, Southwell - May Half Term - Family Space
We will have a family space open for school holidays. There will be different types of activities daily, from crafts to games, something for all ages of the family. Booking Not Needed.
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell,
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - The Workhouse, Southwell - Workhouse Live
Explore The Workhouse find inmates doing their daily jobs and help them work. Booking Not Needed.
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell,
Thu 31 May, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul

More details - The Workhouse, Southwell - Volunteers week
Celebrating volunteers week with tours and talks, come along and see what our volunteers do at The Workhouse. Booking Not Needed.
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell,
Fri 1 Jun to Thu 7 Jun

More details - Wellow Maypole Celebrations
Traditional family friendly event centred around the crowning of the village May Queen, preceded by the children’s procession from St. Swithin’s Church, and followed by maypole dancing performed by children from the local area around Wellow’s splendid 17m high permanent maypole.
Maypole Green, Eakring Road, Wellow, Newark
Mon 28 May

More details - Nuthall Family Fun Day
Free entry - Family Fun Sunday 1pm-5pm. Everyone welcome to enjoy an afternoon of entertainment and activities on the park.
Basil Russell Playing Fields, Maple Drive, Nuthall
Sun 3 Jun

More details - Burton Joyce Community Market
Our community market offers an excellent range of food produce and crafts. Food includes Great Cheese company’s heritage cheeses, Blackthorn Rare Breed meats, fresh vegetables and choices of jams, jellies, marmalades and preserves.
Burton Joyce Village Hall, Trent Lane, Burton Joyce, Nottingham
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Bluebell wood land walk
A small walk up the hill to an amazing 5 acre Bluebell wood
Felley Priory Gardens , Underwood
Today, Tue 22 May to Fri 25 May, Tue 29 May, Wed 30 May

More details - Capability Barn - Open Garden for NGS
Later dates this year for new selection of plants in imaginatively planted, large country garden. Tulips mingle with daffs/wisteria adorns barn front - erythroniums/primulas/pulmonaria in long borders together with Rhodo/azaleas/apple blossom star in May.
Capability Barn, Hoveringham
Today

More details - Church House - Open Garden for NGS
Small, walled, cottage-style garden with herbaceous borders, auricula theatre, Japanese area and vegetable plot. This charming garden offers a delighful setting in which to relax and is packed with ideas for those gardeners with limited space.
Church House, Hoveringham
Today

More details - Hardwick - Explore Hardwick's Attics
Ever wanted to take sneaky peek upstairs and see what’s hidden up in the attics' Join our room guides on Thursdays in May and June to explore the attics of Hardwick Hall and see what’s kept in storage. See objects uncovered and find out about their stories (excluding school holidays).
Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield,
Thu 24 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun

More details - Hardwick - Explore the Hardwick attics
Find out more about the collection at Hardwick and discover the treasures in our attics. From the textile store to the unusual plaster mouldings there is plenty to discover in the attics. Booking Not Needed.
Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield,
Thu 24 May, Thu 7 Jun, Thu 14 Jun, Thu 21 Jun, Thu 28 Jun

More details - Hardwick - Monthly Ranger walks
Enjoy the Hardwick parkland through the changing seasons on a guided walk with a Ranger. Booking Not Needed.
Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield,
Fri 25 May, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Hardwick - What's a Ranger?
During the school holidays, come and learn what being a Hardwick Ranger actually means, could you be a future ranger' A fun activity for families to identify trees, sit in the estate vehicles and guess which tools carry out the tasks in the park. Booking Not Needed. Dogs on leads welcome.
Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield,
Wed 30 May

More details - Hardwick - Herb garden talks
Join the gardeners on a wander through the herb garden and find out about the uses of the different herbs. Join the gardeners on a wander through the herb garden, find out about the uses of the different herbs and the design of the herb garden. Booking Not Needed.
Hardwick, Doe Lea, Chesterfield,
Tue 5 Jun, Tue 12 Jun

More details - Saturday Art Club
Kickstart your weekend with a different creative activity every week, all inspired by our current exhibition. There’s always loads to do and learn plus we always have a soft play area for very small children. Don’t miss our free family film screening each season.
New Art Exchange 39-41 Gregory Boulevard Nottingham Nottinghamshire
Sat 26 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Self(ie) Expression (11-16 Yrs)
Express yourself through portraits by developing your very own photography studio and photography zine. Use a range of everyday products to create a makeshift studio ready for a photo shoot. Working as a team, you will act as creative directors and produce a zine to take home.
New Art Exchange 39-41 Gregory Boulevard Nottingham Nottinghamshire
Tue 29 May to Fri 1 Jun

More details - Beesthorpe Hall Farm - Open Garden for NGS
Country garden with extensive views, large gravel garden, meadow and wildlife pond. Beautifully planted.
Beesthorpe Hall Farm, Newark
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Information Lecture:  Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path through the teaching of Bruno Groening
A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening. Through the absorption of the divine power, many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain, that have been declared as “incurable” by the medical profession.
The Nottingham Mechanics (Board Room), 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham
Sat 9 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Les Carter (Carter USM/Ferocious Dog) + Nick Parker + Jake Martin + B-Sydes
Les Carter (Carter USM/Ferocious Dog) + Nick Parker + Jake Martin + B-Sydes: Tickets avaiable.
The Maze, Nottingham
Today

More details - Blow the Dust off Your Instrument Orchestral Playing Day
This playing day will give you the chance to renew your old skills or put new-found ones into practice in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere. The conductor will be Angela Kay, the Artistic Director of Music for Everyone who blends expertise and enthusiasm with a great sense of humour!
Albert Hall, North Circus Street, Nottingham
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Poppy Walk
Discover Nottingham’s hidden gems this summer and raise funds for The Royal British Legion. Poppy Walk is coming to Old Market Square on 16th June and will be the perfect way to discover the past and present of this historic city.
Old Market Square
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Definiteley not Respectable
This show is the story of the Malt Cross Nottingham. A music hall in the Victorian Period. Its remarkable history through story and song. A performance by the Woolly Tellers are experienced writers and purveyors of the spoken word. Come along and be entertained for a most enjoyable evening.
Malt Cross St James Street Nottingham
Fri 15 Jun

More details - Novus: NTU Off the Screen
This June Surface Gallery is excited to present Novus, part of Nottingham Trent University’s city-wide photography degree show, Off the Screen. Novus displays the work of seven photographers exploring a variety of artistic disciplines.
Surface Gallery, 16 Southwell Road, Nottingham
Tue 29 May to Sat 2 Jun, Tue 5 Jun to Sat 9 Jun

More details - Codnor Castle Heritage Trust Open Day
Codnor Castle Heritage Trust "WALK TO EVENT" Victorian Themed OPEN DAY DRESS UP AND BRING YOUR OWN PICNIC, join us at your local Medieval Castle Children’s rides, crafts and foods for sale in the Cottage No 2 Tour and talks 12.
Castle Farm Castle Lane
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Westhouses Carnival 2018
There will be children’srides, craft stalls, arena demonstrations, foods stalls, and lots more, there will be something for everyone.
Westhouses Primary School Bolden Terrace Westhouses Derbyshire
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Riseholme, 125 Shelford Road - Open Garden for NGS
Imaginative and inspirational is how the garden has been described by visitors. A huge variety of perennials, grasses, shrubs and trees combined with an eye for colour and design.
Riseholme, 125 Shelford Road, Radcliffe on Trent
Sun 17 Jun

More details - Floral Media - Open Garden for NGS
A beautifully well maintained country garden. Beds overflowing with a variety of roses, shrubs and flowers. A gravel/oriental garden, wildlife pond, vegetable, herb and fruit garden. Through the archway entrance, you will find a relaxing purple/white planting scheme.
Floral Media, Newark
Today

More details - Woodside Festival, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
Woodside festival is a day of live music, art, wild activities and good food and drink; all in support of local wildlife. The whole event is being run and organised by Derbyshire Wildlife Trust.
Woodside Farm Pit Lane Shipley
Sat 16 Jun

More details - The Princess & The Pea
A charming and beautifully quirky dance theatre adaptation of this favourite Hans Christian Andersen story by the brilliant Norwegian company Dybwikdans.  Children are encouraged to help the King to decide whether this unusual creature really is a Princess! 
Lakeside Arts (Nottingham) University Park Nottingham
Mon 28 May and Tue 29 May

More details - Expedition
Artists are often inspired by expeditions, investigative walks, or even Grand Tours. In these workshops with artist Gina Mollett, participants will be venturing out into the landscape of Highfields Park and University Park Campus to collect ideas and make observations.
Lakeside Arts (Nottingham) University Park Nottingham
Wed 30 May

More details - Is This a Dagger?
By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes… Andy Cannon retells Shakespeare’s classic story, taking audiences on a thousand-year journey from fact to fiction and back again.
Lakeside Arts (Nottingham) University Park Nottingham
Fri 1 Jun

More details - Wheee! Family Weekend
When I wake up you are thereReady? Let’s run, play, hideFollow me. Don’t get lostFaster. Wilder!but please don’t break. I will stick by you If you willStick by me A playful and quirky new show for young children featuring a man and an awful lot of lolly sticks.
Lakeside Arts (Nottingham) University Park Nottingham
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun

More details - Stick by me
When I wake up you are thereReady? Let’s run, play, hideFollow me. Don’t get lostFaster. Wilder!but please don’t break. I will stick by you If you willStick by me A playful and quirky new show for young children featuring a man and an awful lot of lolly sticks.
Lakeside Arts (Nottingham) University Park Nottingham
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Hora Derbyshire - Jewish Dancing Weekend
HORA DERBYSHIRE - 1st-3rd June 2018. Marcelo Marianoff from South America, Chen Shporen from Israel, Sophie Sumner from London & international supporting teachers. Stunning English countryside near all the sights, beautiful venue, warm welcome, loads of dances, fancy dress parties, a show..
Hayes, Swanwick
Fri 1 Jun, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Finger Puppet Fun Craft Bomb
Get creative at an artist led Craft Bomb workshop. Come along and make finger puppets from lots of different recycled and craft materials. It is sure to be a fun workshop – why not put on your own puppet show afterwards with the results!
West Bridgford Library Bridgford Road West Bridgford
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Zines: Write, Print, Share! Exhibition
Members of the public and school pupils have turned their ideas into ink and published their own printed and bound Zines. Some are anthologies of poems developed in workshops with poet Andrew Graves.
West Bridgford Library Bridgford Road West Bridgford
Mon 11 Jun to Tue 24 Jul

More details - Mosaic Workshop
An introductory workshop to the art of mosaics. We will guide you while you create a stunning piece of mosaic artwork to take home. All equipment and materials provided. Suitable for beginners.
Shipley Country Park
Today

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