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Wildlife Photography Course

Join Nottinghamshire wildlife photographer, Jack Perks, for a photography course at Attenborough Nature Reserve... more >
Attenborough Nature Reserve, Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham NG9 6DY
Today

Attenborough Welcome Walk

Join one of our Wilder Welcome volunteers for a free guided walk to learn more about our reserve and its wildlife... more >
Attenborough Nature Reserve, Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham NG9 6DY
Today, Sun 11 Aug

8 Church Lane - Open Garden for NGS

8 Church Lane - Open Garden for NGS An award-winning, professionally designed garden in acre. The free-flowing lawn is surrounded by colourful, naturalistic borders with trees, shrubs,..... more >
8 Church Lane, Worksop S81 8DE
Today

Meet the Optics Consultant at Attenborough Nature Centre

Meet our in-house Optics Consultant, who can answer any questions about binoculars and spotting scopes... more >
Attenborough Nature Reserve, Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham NG9 6DY
Today, Sat 27 Jul, Sun 28 Jul

East Meets West - Open Garden for NGS

East Meets West - Open Garden for NGS Our very small but lovely garden combines the tranquillity of the Orient with the colour of a traditional English cottage garden... more >
East Meets West, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 2BU
Today

Wellbeing Walk at Attenborough Nature Reserve

Come and join us for our weekly strolls at Attenborough Nature Reserve. Take in the views, chat to someone new and enjoy the benefits of walking in..... more >
Attenborough Nature Reserve, Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham NG9 6DY
Tue 16 Jul, Tue 30 Jul, and more dates until Tue 27 Aug

Stay Pawsitive Dog Walk

A weekly Tuesday afternoon stroll around Idle Valley Nature Reserve with your dog. It's a great chance for you and your dog to socialise! more >
Idle Valley Nature Reserve, North Road, Retford DN22 8RQ
Tue 16 Jul, Tue 23 Jul, and more dates until Tue 27 Aug

Wellbeing Walk at Idle Valley Nature Reserve

Come and join us for our weekly strolls run by Lincolnshire Co-Op at Idle Valley Nature Reserve. Take in the views, chat with someone new, and enjoy..... more >
Idle Valley Nature Reserve, North Road, Retford DN22 8RQ
Tue 16 Jul, Wed 17 Jul, Tue 23 Jul, and more dates until Wed 28 Aug

Ranger-Led Walk - Vicar Water Country Park

Join one of Newark & Sherwood's Park Rangers at Vicar Water Country Park for a guided walk! About the event Regular guided walks with..... more >
Vicar Water Country Park, 4 Vicar’s Court, Clipstone, Mansfield NG21 9AS
Tue 16 Jul

Idle Tots

A chance to swap screen time for green time. If you are looking for something to do with your toddlers that is 100% outside, no matter the weather,..... more >
Idle Valley Nature Reserve, North Road, Retford DN22 8RQ
Wed 17 Jul, Wed 31 Jul, Wed 14 Aug, Wed 28 Aug

Rhubarb Farm - Open Garden for NGS

Rhubarb Farm - Open Garden for NGS This 2 acre horticultural social enterprise provides training and volunteering opportunities to 60 ex-offenders, drug and alcohol misusers, older... more >
Rhubarb Farm, nr Mansfield NG20 9DR
Thu 18 Jul, Thu 15 Aug

Bright Sparks: Family Talk Exploring the universe through your senses

Bright Sparks: Family Talk Exploring the universe through your senses What if we could smell the solar system? In this interactive family talk, Jez Turner, Assistant Professor in the Department for Foundation..... more >
Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts, University Park NG7 2RD
Sat 20 Jul

Park Farm - Open Garden for NGS

Park Farm - Open Garden for NGS 3 acre garden noted for its extensive variety of trees, shrubs and perennials, many rare or unusual. Long luxuriant herbaceous borders, rose arches,..... more >
Park Farm, Southwell NG25 0TJ
Sat 20 Jul

The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS

The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS An artful eye for design/texture/colour/love of unusual plants/trees makes this a welcoming gem to visit... more >
The Old Vicarage, Halam NG22 8AX
Sun 21 Jul, Sun 25 Aug

Nordic Walking

Come and join Tracy at Idle Valley and experience the joys and fitness benefits of Nordic walking while being out in nature!... more >
Idle Valley Nature Reserve, North Road, Retford DN22 8RQ
Mon 22 Jul, Mon 19 Aug, Mon 2 Sep

Calverton Spiritual and Wellbeing Show

We are back at Calverton Village Hall for another Spiritual and Wellbeing Show. Just £2 Entry and Under 16s are free... more >
Calverton Village Hall, William Lee Memorial Park, Park Rd, Calverton, Nottingham NG14 6SA
Sun 28 Jul

Free Birdwatching & Wildlife Walk with Gary Hobson

Join us for a free walk to admire the birds and wildlife around Idle Valley with local birder, Gary Hobson... more >
Idle Valley Chainbridge Lane Car Park, Lound, Retford, Nottinghamshire. What3Words address: ///months.postings.mingles DN22 8RU
Wed 31 Jul

Art Exhibition by Joanne Glazebrook

The fantastic artwork of Joanne Glazebrook will be exhibited at Attenborough Nature Reserve throughout August... more >
Attenborough Nature Reserve, Barton Lane, Attenborough, Nottingham NG9 6DY
Thu 1 Aug, Sat 31 Aug

Idle Adventure Walk

Come join our adventure walk on the first Thursday of every month. If you're looking for a longer walk, try our Adventure Walks on the first..... more >
Idle Valley Nature Reserve, North Road, Retford DN22 8RQ
Thu 1 Aug

Plant Fair at the Southwell Minster, Notts on Sunday 4th August 2024

Plant Hunters' Fair featuring highly respected specialist nurseries with a really great mix of plants and specialities to delight plant lovers... more >
Archbishop’s Palace, Southwell Minster, Church Street, Southwell NG25 0HD
Sun 4 Aug

Glebe Steading - Open Garden for NGS

Glebe Steading - Open Garden for NGS Welcome to a garden designed around a small pool, with full brightly coloured borders and plants reminiscent of the owners childhood in Kenya,... more >
Glebe Steading, Nottingham NG14 7JA
Sat 10 Aug and Sun 11 Aug

Gaunts Hill - Open Garden for NGS

Gaunts Hill - Open Garden for NGS A large country garden with ponds, mature woodlands, greenhouse, borders, lawns and vegetable plot. Car parking available in an adjacent field... more >
Gaunts Hill, Arnold NG5 8NF
Sun 11 Aug

Gloworm Festival

Gloworm is an action-packed three days of all-inclusive family entertainment including workshops, character shows, meet and greets, circus... more >
National Water Sports Centre Adbolton Lane Holme Pierrepont Nottingham NG12 2LU
Fri 16 Aug to Sun 18 Aug

University Park Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

University Park Gardens - Open Garden for NGS University Park has many beautiful gardens inc the award-winning Millennium Garden with its dazzling flower gardens, timed fountains and turf maze... more >
University Park Gardens, Nottingham NG7 2RD
Sun 18 Aug

The Poplars - Open Garden for NGS

The Poplars - Open Garden for NGS 1.2 acre garden being extensively remodeled and replanted by its current owners. Garden wraps around an early Georgian farmhouse (not open)... more >
The Poplars, Newark NG24 3RL
Sun 18 Aug

Oasis Community Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

Oasis Community Gardens - Open Garden for NGS Oasis Gardens is a community project transformed from abandoned field to an award winning garden. Managed by volunteers the gardens boast over 30..... more >
Oasis Community Gardens, Worksop S81 0DE
Sat 24 Aug

5 Burton Lane - Open Garden for NGS

5 Burton Lane - Open Garden for NGS Organic cottage style garden which is productive, highly decorative and wildlife friendly. It is full of colour and scent from spring to autumn... more >
5 Burton Lane, Whatton in the Vale NG13 9EQ
Mon 26 Aug

The Poldark Show - El Mistico - Nottingham

The Poldark Show Presents El Mistico, featuring International Cabaret and Master Stage Hypnotist Poldark, in a never-before-seen show, bringing... more >
Nottingham Arts Theatre, George Street, Nottingham NG1 3BE
Sat 7 Sep

Cirque Du Soiree Variety Show - 8th September

We are back in at the fabulous Metronome in Nottingham City Centre for our next show on SUNDAY 8th September 2024!!... more >
Metronome, Marco Island, Huntingdon Street, Nottingham NG1 1AP
Sun 8 Sep

I'm every Whitney (live)

I’m every Whitney (live) Sensational vocalist Kieshia Chun brings her 'Million Dollar Band' back to Nottingham Arts Theatre, singing Whitney’s greatest hits from... more >
Nottingham Arts Theatre 12 George St, Nottingham NG1 3BE
Sat 14 Sep
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160 Southwell Road West - Open Garden for NGS

The acre garden was started from scratch in spring 2018. We have a range of growing environments inc a woodland garden, a border designed to cope..... more >
160 Southwell Road West, Mansfield NG18 4HB
Sun 15 Sep

FREE taster session with the Mansfield Rock Choir

If you have ever wondered 'are there any community choirs near me?' then the answer is firmly yes!... more >
Portland College, Nottingham Road, Harlow Wood, Mansfield NG18 4TJ
Mon 24 Jun

Join our choir in Southwell for a FREE taster session

Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? The Southwell Rock Choir is led by Nottinghamshire based musician..... more >
Our Lady of Victories Church, Halam Road, Southwell NG25 0AD
Tue 2 Jul

FREE taster session with the West Bridgford Rock Choir

Are you looking to find a choir? Your local West Bridgford choir is run by Nottinghamshire based musician Robyn Licata... more >
St Luke’s Church, West Bridgford, Leahurst Road, West Bridgford NG2 6GL
Wed 18 Sep, Wed 9 Oct, Wed 16 Oct, Wed 6 Nov, Wed 13 Nov

Join our choir in Newark for a FREE taster session

If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the local Rock Choir... more >
Highfields Independent School, London Road, Newark NG24 3AL
Thu 19 Sep, Thu 3 Oct, and more dates until Thu 14 Nov

FREE taster session with the Worksop Rock Choir

Ever wondered if there is a 'local ladies choir near me or nearby'? Your local Worksop choir is run by singer/pianist Dep Leader... more >
Carlton in Lindrick Civic Center, Oakham Drive, Worksop S81 9AP
Thu 19 Sep, Thu 26 Sep, and more dates until Thu 14 Nov

Norwell Nurseries - Open Garden for NGS

Norwell Nurseries - Open Garden for NGS Jewel box of over 3,000 different, beautiful and unusual plants sumptuously set out in a one acre plantsmans garden inc shady garden with orchids,... more >
Norwell Nurseries, Norwell NG23 6JX
Sun 22 Sep

Mum2mum Market - West Bridgford Nottingham

MEGA BARGAINS available at our WEST BRIDGFORD event! Date: Sun 22nd September 2024 230pm-430pm Come and grab HUNDREDS of fabulous quality..... more >
The Becket School Wilford Lane West Bridgford NG2 7QY
Sun 22 Sep

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Sir John Falstaff, everyone's favourite Shakespearean sleazeball, has fallen on hard times. In order to fix his finances he plans to seduce the..... more >
London Road Congregational Church NG24 1TH
Fri 4 Oct

Truckfest Original 2024

Join us on 5th & 6th October at Newark & Notts Showground for Truckfest Original! Be amazed by monster trucks and arena stunt shows... more >
Newark & Notts Showground, Newark NG24 2NY
Sat 5 Oct and Sun 6 Oct

The Best of Grohl - Saltbox Bar, Nottingham

Nottingham! We are coming to you on Thursday 10th October 2024 at Saltbox Bar. The ultimate rock show dedicated to the legendary rock icon Dave..... more >
Bolero Square, Nottingham NG1 1LY
Thu 10 Oct

Join our choir in Southwell for a FREE taster session

If you are pondering whether there is a 'pop or gospel choir near me' then you may be interested in the local Southwell Rock Choir... more >
Southwell Methodist Church, Prebend Passage, Westgate, Southwell NG25 0JH
Tue 15 Oct, Tue 12 Nov, Tue 26 Nov

Limas Tapas and Tarot Night

Join us at Limas Tapas in Long Eaton for an evening of readings on 30th October. Secure your tickets for just £35, inclusive of a tapas... more >
115-117 Derby Rd, Long Eaton, Nottingham NG10 4LA
Wed 30 Oct

Cilla, Dusty, Lulu and Co Shout Out to the 60's

Get Ready to Step Inside the fabulous music of the 1960s where we celebrate some of the best icons of the decade... more >
Bonington Theatre, High St, Arnold, Nottingham NG5 7EE
Fri 1 Nov

Retford Town Hall Christmas Craft Fair 7th December

Join us in the historic Retford town hall butter market for this Christmas craft fair. Over 25 stalls bursting with beautiful handmade gifts, crafts..... more >
Retford Town Hall, 17 The Square, Retford, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 6DE
Sat 7 Dec

The Best of Grohl - The Black Prince, Northampton

The Best of Grohl is the ultimate rock show dedicated to the legendary rock icon Dave Grohl. This four-piece powerhouse delivers an electrifying rock..... more >
15 Abington Square, Northampton NN1 4AE
Sat 21 Dec

Things to do around Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire offers a delightful array of activities for a memorable day out. Whether you're a local or a visitor, here are some fantastic options to explore:

1. Explore Nottingham City Centre:
- Begin your day by visiting Nottingham Castle, which offers panoramic views of the entire city. Don't miss the art gallery within the castle grounds.
- Next door, discover the Museum of Nottingham Life at Brewhouse Yard, where you can learn about the city's fascinating history.
- Visit Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, England's oldest inn, and soak in its historic ambiance.
- Immerse yourself in the Robin Hood Experience, where you'll hear tales of Nottingham's legendary outlaw.
- Descend into the depths at the City of Caves, part of the National Justice Museum, to explore life beneath the city streets.
- For those intrigued by the supernatural, venture to The Haunted Museum and uncover eerie legends that linger.
- Learn about Nottingham's industrial heritage at Green's Windmill and Science Centre and the Nottingham Industrial Museum.
- History enthusiasts can also visit William Booth's birthplace.

2. Shopping and Dining:
- Explore the streets around Old Market Square for hidden alleyway gems and boutique shops.
- Wander through the bohemian areas of Hockley and the Lace Market.
- Don't miss the Victoria Centre for a mix of shopping and people-watching.

3. Literary and Cultural Gems:
- Nottingham is a UNESCO City of Literature, so pay a visit to Lord Byron's house and immerse yourself in literary history.
- Say hello to the Batman statue, a quirky and unexpected sight.
- Discover prehistoric art at Creswell Crags, where cave paintings tell ancient stories.
- Explore the serene Rufford Abbey Country Park and its beautiful grounds.
- Roam through the gardens of Clumber Park, a tranquil escape from the city hustle.

Remember to plan ahead and check opening hours for these attractions. Whether you're fascinated by history, culture, or natural beauty, Nottinghamshire has something special for everyone!