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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 - Ilkeston Theatre Company presents Pretty Woman Does Rehab
Pretty Woman Does Rehab is an hilarious comedy play, written by local writer Sam Green and is aimed at an adult audience (a first for the talented group). The title may sound reminiscent of the iconic 1990 film, but don’t expect to see anyone resembling Julia Roberts.
Seven Oaks Inn, Lows Lane, Stanton by Dale
Thu 31 May and Fri 1 Jun

More details - Oakfield Farm Open Farm Weekend 2018
The event starts on Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th June we have a stall and bucket collection at Oakfield Farm Stanley Common. (Part of Open Farm Weekend) On Saturday the event is from 9.00am till 9.
Oakfield Farm Belper Road Stanley Common
Sat 9 Jun and Sun 10 Jun

More details - Stanley Village Gala
A great day out for all the family. Dig out your fancy dress costumes and join in our parade starting from the Bridge Cottage Dale road at 1pm. Then why not stop and have a burger from our BBQ or a glass of Prosecco?
Stanley Village Hall, Park Avenue, Stanley
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Nature Trail
Turn up any time. Self-led activity. Come along to this nature-themed trail during the school holiday. Track down the clue cards to help you complete the activity sheet and then return to the Visitor Centre to receive a certificate.
Shipley Country Park
Today to Sun 3 Jun

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 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul, Sat 28 Jul

More details - Solar Observing at Shipley Country Park
Come along to view our closest star, the Sun, through special filters. Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society will have a selection of telescopes for you to look through and a chance to ask questions to members of the society. Members’ work will also be on display throughout the month of June.
Shipley Country Park
Sat 2 Jun, Sat 23 Jun

More details - The Big Derbyshire Food Festival
FREE to enter fantastic foodie day out for all the family. Delicious street food stalls, a fabulous craft marquee with lots of unique gifts for sale, children’s entertainment and live music throughout the day. Organised by Mad Hatters Events.
Shipley Country Park
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 Jun

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 - Willoughby to Wayne Manor Tours
Willoughby to Wayne Manor Tours. Artists performing: Willoughby to Wayne Manor Tours.: Tickets avaiable.
Wollaton Hall, Nottingham
Today

More details - Subway Helping Hearts Family 5k
The Subway Helping Hearts™ Family 5K series is bouncing back for 2018 bigger and better than ever with nine runs across the UK between April and September. Children under 12 years old run for FREE and it’s only £8 per person for the rest of the family when you register online.
Wollaton Park Nottingham
Sun 24 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 - 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
Today 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 - The Snail and The Whale
Tall Stories (The Gruffalo and Gruffalo’s Child shows) are back, following their sell-out performances last year, presenting another opportunity to enjoy this wonderful collaboration with Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.
Lakeside Arts (Nottingham) University Park Nottingham
Sat 23 Jun and Sun 24 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 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 - 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 - 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 2 Jun, Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun

More details - Garden Grounds Open Afternoon Teas Lunches Cheese Wine
John William Ann Monument Lodge, Monument Lane, Codnor Park, NG16 Letters Editor, Letter Column 1st June, 2018 Dear Editor, A date for your diary. It is by popular demand that we are opening the garden/grounds of Monument Lodge again this year.
Monument Lodge, Monument Lane, Codnor Park
Sun 24 Jun

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

More details - Buck's Leap Events Food Fair - Hucknall
Buck’s Leap Events specialises in family-friendly food markets in both town centre and rural locations. In conjunction with Ashfield District Council, we’re delighted to announce we’re to operate our own brand of specialist market in Hucknall, Sutton-in-Ashfield and Kirkby-in-Ashfield.
High Street, Hucknall
Sun 3 Jun

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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - Lotus: NTU Off The Screen Photography Festival
Just as the seven petals of a lotus come together, this exhibition is a collaboration from seven female creatives.
16 Southwell Road, Nottingham
Tue 29 May to Sat 9 Jun

More details - 6 Weston Close - Open Garden for NGS
Set on a substantial slope with 3 separate areas, dense planting creates a full, varied yet relaxed display incl many scented roses, clematis and a collection of over 60 named mature hostas in the impressive colourful rear garden. Large plant sale packed with good value home propagated plants.
6 Weston Close, Nottingham
Sun 24 Jun, Sun 8 Jul

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 - Thrumpton Hall - Open Garden for NGS
2 acres incl lawns, rare trees, lakeside walks, flower borders, rose garden and box bordered sunken herb garden, all enclosed by C18 ha-ha and encircling a Jacobean house. Garden is surrounded by C18 landscaped park and is bordered by a river.
Thrumpton Hall, Thrumpton
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 - Ey Up Mi Duck Race 2018
Derby’s colourful duck race returns to a new venue! Join local charity Sight Support Derbyshire for its biggest annual fundraising event. Watch giant decorated plastic ducks take to the water with thousands of little ones for a race to the finish - if they get that far!
Riverlights, Derby River Gardens, Derby
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Last Night of the Proms Brass Band and Organ Concert
All the Last Night of the Proms favourites including Pomp and Circumstance March No. 1 can be enjoyed in Swanwicks St. Andrew’s Church on 23rd June when Championship Section Blidworth Welfare Band and professional organist Keith Hearnshaw combine their talents in a night of music to suit all tastes.
St. Andrews Church, The Green, Swanwick, Alfreton
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Ambergate WI pop up cafe
Come and enjoy a light lunch or just a cake and a cuppa. All home made and delicious and served by the lovely ladies of the Ambergate WI.
No 28 Community Hall, Market Place, Belper
Today

More details - Afro Fusion Ghanaian Food Popup
Join us to sample our authentic home made Ghanaian cuisine! All our events are BYOB , Bring Your Own Beverage and cash only. Please book on our website www.theghanaianpot.com/join-us
Number, 28 Market Pl, Belper
Sat 9 Jun, Fri 22 Jun

More details - ABBA Tribute night with Sensation
Dig out your platforms and flares as Sensation take you back to the golden days of ABBA. The unique ABBA sound is recreated live on stage matched with stunning replica costumes, dynamic choreography, captivating harmonies and a sprinkling of light-hearted humour.
Derby Guildhall Theatre, Market Place
Thu 31 May

More details - Writing Fiction For Women's Magazines
Writing Fiction for Women’s Magazines – With Joanna Barnden Wednesdays from 6th June to 27th June (4 weeks), 7pm-9pm QUAD, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS £50/£40 members and concessions Tickets from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Writing Horror Fiction (Workshop)
WRITING HORROR FICTION With Charlotte Baker Saturday 9th June, 1pm-5pm QUAD, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS Tickets £20 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from www.derbyquad.co.uk/course/writing-horror-fiction.
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Editing Your Writing
Editing Your Writing – With Sophie Snell Thursday 14th June, 7pm-9pm QUAD, Market Place, Derby, DE1 3AS Tickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from www.derbyquad.co.uk/course/editing-your-writing.
Derby QUAD, Market Place, Cathedral Quarter, Derby
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Saying Goodbye Service - Derby
Saying Goodbye are an International baby loss support charity (part of the Mariposa Trust. ) Since 2012, 100 services have been held across the UK, France & North America, the services are completely free and open to anyone of any faith or no faith.
Derby Cathedral, Derby
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Belper 50+ Forum Open Meeting at the Congregational Church, Church Walk, off Green Lane, Belper.
Belper 50+ Forum Open Meeting – Friday 9th June at Belper Congregational Church, Church Walk, Off Green Lane, Belper, Derbyshire. DE56 1DB 10.30am starts till 1.
At the Congregational Church, Church Walk, off Green Lane, Belper.
Fri 8 Jun

More details - Nottingham's Lady Bay Vintage & MidCentury Antiques Fair
Nottingham’s Lady Bay Vintage Mid-century Antiques Fair 50’s, 60’s& 70’s FURNITURE & OBJECTS - For You & Your Home Whether you’re a retro fan, a collector of mid-century modern, or you’re looking for something vintage, beautiful & quirky for yourself or your home, try us out on
Nottingham Rugby Club, 1 Holme Road, Lady Bay, West Bridgford
Sat 23 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 - The Lovely Eggs
The Lovely Eggs. Artists performing: The Lovely Eggs .: Tickets avaiable.
The Hairy Dog, Derby
Thu 31 May

More details - Family BBQ Evenings
Join us on Wednesday 30th and Thursday 31st May from 4.30pm to 7.30pm as we celebrate National BBQ Week in the May Half Term. Details and menu available on the website
Croots Farm, Wirksworth Road, Duffield
Wed 30 May and Thu 31 May

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