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Things to do this Bank Holiday Weekend, 26th – 29th August

Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Hooray, it’s almost bank Bank Holiday! Whether you’ll be taking part in wordy workshops at the D. H. Lawrence Festival of Culture or watching Batman at Nottingham’s own Wayne Manor, Wollaton Hall, make the most of the sunny skies and long summer nights while they’re still here!

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D H Lawrence Festival 

Celebrate one of the UK’s most controversial authors with a celebration in and around his hometown of Eastwood.

Summer Nights at Wollaton Hall

Outdoor Film returns to Hollywood film set Wollaton Hall this weekend for screenings of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Batman: The Dark Knight Rises.

Southwell Music Festival

The annual festival will be celebrating classical music with a weekend of top live performances in Southwell’s magnificent medieval Minster.

Gardens For The Duchess

The Portland Collection at Welbeck Abbey holds photographs of the estate’s beautiful gardens laid out for Winifred Duchess of Portland, between 1908 and 1928. From Saturday, these can be viewed in three dimensions through a ‘Taxiphote’ device.

Great Food and Drink Festival at Newstead Abbey

Try delicious food and see demonstrations by Simon Rimmer, Michael Caines and Nancy Birtwhistle in the beautiful grounds of Newstead Abbey.


Posted on 22 August 2016
Featured author: Jessie

Nottingham native and fan of all things music, arts and animal related.

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