Events Around Ilkeston

Today to Sun 19 Aug, closest first.    

More details - Ilkeston Heritage & Classic Vehicle Show
Once a year, in mid-August, Ilkeston plays host to a fantastic array of classic cars, motorbikes, buses, lorries, steam engines, stalls and much, much more. These are displayed on the Market Place, Town Hall car park, Pimlico and surrounding areas in the market town of Ilkeston in Derbyshire.
Market Place, Ilkeston
Sun 12 Aug

More details - Punx Picnic
Punx Picnic. Artists performing: Sex Pistols Experience, Chron Gen, The Attack , Hung Like Hanratty, The Reverends, Verbal Warning, Static Kill.: Tickets avaiable.
MFN, Nottingham
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Insect Show
Join the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Entomological Society for their bug-tastic Insect Show, insect related displays including live specimens. A guided walk in search of insects will also take place (details nearer the time).
Shipley Country Park

More details - Schools Out!
During the school summer holidays there will be a different self-led activity, (a trail, treasure hunt with a difference etc.), on offer each week so make time for some fun with the family in the fresh air. Return to the Visitor Centre to receive a certificate.
Shipley Country Park
Today to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Shipley Country Parkrun
A weekly FREE timed 5K run that starts and finishes at Shipley Country Park car park. It is a fun, free event organised by volunteers for the benefit of everyone. Registration with Parkrun is required before your first race.
Shipley Country Park
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Shipley Country Parkrun
A weekly FREE timed 5K run that starts and finishes at Shipley Country Park car park. It is a fun, free event organised by volunteers for the benefit of everyone. Registration with Parkrun is required before your first race.
Shipley Country Park
Sat 4 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sat 18 Aug, Sat 25 Aug, Sat 1 Sep, Sat 8 Sep, Sat 15 Sep, Sat 22 Sep, Sat 29 Sep

More details - Picnic Proms 2018
Bring your picnic and rest on the grounds of Treetops Hospice Care Derby Road Risley. Enjoy the music from Ilkeston Brass Band and the Rockabillies Choir. Bring your own picnic , wine, tables, chairs, blankets and enjoy a wonderful evening of great music, with good friends.
Treetops Hospice Care Derby Road Risley
Sat 18 Aug

More details - 9 Main Street - Open Garden for NGS
acre hilltop garden overlooking lovely farmland view. Terracing, borders, lawns and pergola create space for an informal layout with planting for colour effect. Features incl large wildlife pond with water lilies, bog garden and small formal pool.
9 Main Street, Horsley Woodhouse
Sat 4 Aug and Sun 5 Aug

More details - Pirate Pearl and The Big Blue Monster
Set sail on this funny pirate show especially for little pirates 3+ and their grown-ups. The perfect outdoor family treat this summer!
Bluebell Dairy,Locko Road, Derby.
Wed 1 Aug

More details - Wilde Creatures
Who should be the statue in the town square? Who deserves a place on a pedestal? Will it be the pompous Mayor, the haughty Princess or the love-sick student?
Lakeside Arts (Nottingham) University Park Nottingham
Sat 28 Jul and Sun 29 Jul

More details - University Park Gardens - Open Garden for NGS
University Park has many beautiful gardens incl the award winning Millennium garden with its dazzling flower garden, timed fountains and turf maze. Also the huge Lenton Firs rock garden, the dry garden and the Jekyll garden. During summer, the walled garden is alive with exotic plantings.
University Park Gardens, Nottingham
Sun 19 Aug

More details - afternoon  vintage  tea in one of our unique wonderful summer houses
We have had great success opening our large garden/grounds. Having rave reviews and many requests to use one of our absolutely unique summer houses we have decided this is the way forward. We are offering a fabulous traditional vintage afternoon tea in one of our gorgeous summer houses served on vintage crockery.
Monument lodge house. Monument Lane Codnor Park .
Today to Sat 1 Sep

More details - Buzz Festival -10 weeks 10 bands
The Beehive Inn / HoneyPot Bar Buzz Fest, your local pub hosting a family fun summer long garden party, 10 Saturdays, 10 bands, 6-9 pm, each Saturday there will be live music in the garden, great beer, great cider and a BBQ.
151 Peasehill Ripley 01773 749593
Sat 28 Jul, Sat 4 Aug, Sat 11 Aug, Sat 18 Aug

More details - Midlands Rat Club - Fancy Rat Show
MRC Show SUNDAY 5TH AUGUST 2018 Judging begins at - Visitors welcome. - If you love rats, you’ll love our shows where you can see rat varieties you may only have read about.
Weedon Bec Village Hall, West Street, Weedon. Northamptonshire.
Sun 5 Aug

More details - 18 Plant Lane - Open Garden for NGS
Having opened the garden for the last ten years at 25 Plant Lane for the NGS, we have now moved across the road to 18 Plant Lane. A different kind of garden, larger than the last one. Major work has been done to bring it up to the standard we had at the last garden. Full of colour, nooks and crannies.
18 Plant Lane, Nottingham
Sun 29 Jul, Sat 18 Aug, Sun 2 Sep

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 11 Aug, Sat 1 Sep, Sat 22 Sep

More details - We Dig the Castle 2018
We Dig the Castle - first held in 2015 - is Nottingham Castle’s annual training excavation. Whether you’re a total beginner or already have some experience, We Dig the Castle is for anybody who would like to gain or develop fieldwork skills, be part of an archaeological project, or play a role in...
Nottingham Castle, Lenton Road, Nottingham
Mon 23 Jul to Fri 27 Jul, Mon 30 Jul to Fri 3 Aug, Mon 6 Aug to Fri 10 Aug, Mon 13 Aug to Fri 17 Aug

More details - Little Ramen Shop Supperclub
Supperclub with the Little Ramen Shop This August meet Nottingham’s own, Little Ramen Shop, showcasing their deliciously inspired Japanese cuisine for their debut Supperclub.
18 St. Mary’s Gate Lace Market Nottingham
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Nottinghamshire Hospice - Open Garden for NGS
Large enclosed area, with various protected trees, shrubs, planting, rockeries and lawn. Within our garden there is a beautiful pond and water feature. There are raised vegetable beds, and a terraced area. Some sloping areas, with steps.
Nottinghamshire Hospice, Nottingham
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Nottingham Youth Orchestra Summer Concert -- Friday 3rd August, 7.30pm
There is plenty in this NYO concert to reflect the Viennese theme, following their tour to Vienna at the end of July. This post-tour concert presents a varied programme that is both celebratory and moving.
St Mary’s Church, High Pavement, Nottingham
Fri 3 Aug

More details - Nottingham Riverside Festival Dragon Boat Challenge
Make a splash and enter the Nottingham Riverside Festival Dragon Boat Challenge today! Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today - as well as the most fun!
River Trent, Victoria Embankment, Nottingham
Sun 5 Aug

More details - Street Art Festival 2018
This Summer at Surface Gallery sees the return of the most anarchic, the most spectacular show in town: the Nottingham Street Art Festival. This hugely popular exhibition supports and promotes Nottingham’s vibrant alternative art scene by showcasing some of today’s best local talent.
16 Southwell Road
Fri 10 Aug to Sat 1 Sep

More details - Dance4 in the Park
FREE| With performances and workshops for all ages, it will be a great day for the whole family. Full details available HERE A spectacular dancing lawn mower extravaganza.
King Edward Park Snienton Nottingham
Sat 28 Jul

More details - Summer Holidays at Leo's Den
Join us for for our around the world adventure over the summer holidays. Activities include baking, arts and crafts, a visit from African Ark to do some dancing and crafts. We will also have trips out to include the Robin Hood Festival, a treasure trail at Wollaton Park and a spot of golf at Highfields.
Bestwood Avenue, Arnold, Nottingham
Thu 26 Jul to Wed 5 Sep

More details - End of Year School Disco
Celebrate your End of Year at our School Disco. Come and join us and dance your socks off. Our DJ plays chart hits, there will be fun games, competitions and prizes to be won.
Chester Green Community Centre City Road
Fri 27 Jul

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