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August events
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The Workhouse, Southwell - ’Florence Nightingale Comes Home 2020’ Exhibition - Cancelled

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This touring exhibition has been funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and lead by Nottingham University.
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell, NG25 0PT
Today to Sat 22 Aug

The Workhouse, Southwell - Domestic Violence Quilt at The Workhouse - Cancelled

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’The Women’s Quilt’ will be on display at The Workhouse from Mothers Day 2020. This handmade quilt was made to remember women who lost their lives at the hands of their partners or...
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell, NG25 0PT
Mon 20 Jul to Thu 17 Sep

Honeytrees Tropical Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Tropical and exotic with a hint of jungle! Raised borders with different themes from lush foliage to arid cacti.
Honeytrees Tropical Garden, Bottesford NG13 0EG
Sun 2 Aug, Sun 9 Aug, Sun 23 Aug, Sun 30 Aug

Antique, Collectors, Craft, Book & Curios Fair

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An indoor event with outside pitches on the back lawn. For all collectors of antiques, jewelery, silver, art, book lovers and much more come along and pick up a bargain on Sunday, 2 August 2020 @...
Lowdham Village Hall, opposite The Ship Pub, Main Street, Lowdham, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG14 7BD
Sun 2 Aug

Nottingham Riverside Festival Dragon Boat Challenge

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Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today - as well as the most fun!
Victoria Embankment, River Trent, Nottingham NG2 2LW
Sun 2 Aug

Idle Valley Holiday Club: Meadow Safari

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Try something new in the school holidays with Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust’s sessions themed around nature’s calendar. Suitable for children aged 4-11 years.
Idle Valley Nature Reserve, North Road, Retford DN22 8RQ
Wed 5 Aug

Oak Barn Exotic Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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On entering the oak lych-style gate you will be met with the unexpected dense canopy of greenery and tropical foliage.
Oak Barn Exotic Garden, Newark NG22 0SA
Sat 8 Aug

The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS

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Single handed labour of love has grown out of 2 acre hillside pony paddocks into much admired landscape gardens.
The Old Vicarage, Halam NG22 8AX
Sun 9 Aug

Plant Fair at the Southwell Minster, Notts on Sunday 9th August 2020

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Plant Hunters’ Fair featuring highly respected specialist nurseries with a really great mix of plants and specialities to delight plant lovers of every level of experience.
Archbishop’s Palace, Southwell Minster, Church Street, Southwell NG25 0HD
Sun 9 Aug

Gamecamp

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Ever wanted to make a videogame? Now you can! Join experts from the National Videogame Museum, Sheffield to design and make your own videogame.
Lakeside Arts (Nottingham) University Park Nottingham NG7 2RD
Mon 10 Aug to Fri 14 Aug

Welcome to Idle Valley Walk

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Join us for a stroll around Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust’s Idle Valley Nature Reserve to learn about its history and wildlife.
Idle Valley Nature Reserve, North Road, Retford DN22 8RQ
Tue 11 Aug

Idle Valley Bird Walk

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Join local bird enthusiasts for a walk around Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust’s Idle Valley Nature Reserve. Please bring your binoculars and walking boots.
Idle Valley Nature Reserve, North Road, Retford DN22 8RQ
Sun 16 Aug

University Park Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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University Park has many beautiful gardens incl the award-winning Millennium garden with its dazzling flower garden, timed fountains and turf maze.
University Park Gardens, Nottingham NG7 2RD
Sun 16 Aug

Leicester Tigers Nottingham Trent College rugby camp

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Leicester Tigers are serious about having FUN and we’re excited to introduce our full range of Leicester Tigers Rugby Camps.
Derby Rd, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4AD
Mon 17 Aug, Fri 21 Aug

Idle Valley Holiday Club: Be An Explorer

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Try something new in the school holidays with Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust’s sessions themed around nature’s calendar. Suitable for children aged 4-11 years.
Idle Valley Nature Reserve, North Road, Retford DN22 8RQ
Wed 19 Aug

The Workhouse, Southwell - ’Florence Nightingale Comes Home 2020’ Exhibition - Cancelled

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This touring exhibition has been funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and lead by Nottingham University.
The Workhouse, Southwell, Upton Road, Southwell, NG25 0PT
Sun 23 Aug to Wed 21 Oct

Craft & Gift Marquee - Newstead Abbey Great British Food Festival

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Craft & Gift Marquee - Newstead Abbey Great British Food Festival Creative Crafts are pleased to announce our attendance at this superb venue, where we will be hosting our Craft & Gift Marquee alongside a multitude of food stalls.
off Mansfield Road, Ravenshead, Nottingham NG15 8NA
Sat 29 Aug to Mon 31 Aug

Oasis Community Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Oasis Gardens is a community project transformed from abandoned field to an award winning garden. Managed by volunteers the gardens boast over 30 project areas, several garden enterprises and hosts...
Oasis Community Gardens, Worksop S81 0DE
Sat 29 Aug

Optics Demonstration with Opticron

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Your chance to try out a range of equipment, such as binoculars, under real field conditions at Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust’s Idle Valley Nature Reserve. Expert advice on hand.
Idle Valley Nature Reserve, North Road, Retford DN22 8RQ
Sun 30 Aug

5 Burton Lane - Open Garden for NGS

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Modern cottage garden which is productive and highly decorative. We garden organically and for wildlife. The garden is full of colour and scent from spring to autumn.
5 Burton Lane, Whatton in the Vale NG13 9EQ
Mon 31 Aug

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