Things To Do This Bank Holiday Weekend 29th April – 2nd May

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Yippie! It’s May Bank Holiday this weekend, which means there’s extra time to fit in more of the great events taking place around Nottinghamshire.  These our our top 5 picks for this week but you’ll find more ideas on our Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and What’s On Page.

Bluebells at Hodsock Priory

Yes, it’s that magical time of year again when the forest floor of Hodsock Priory is transformed into a purple sea of Bluebells.

Find details here.

1940’s Knees Up at Brewhouse Yard

The ever popular 1940s knees-up will be serving up some good old fashioned fun once again this Bank Holiday Monday.

More info here.

May Day Celebrations in Lowdham Village 

Expect a Monday full of dancing, competitions, crafts and lots of cake! The brand new Lowdham play park will also be opened to the public in the afternoon.


Click here to find out further details.

Civil War Re-Enactment Newark National Civil War Centre

The historic market town of Newark will be transported back in time to into the thick of a deadly battle to mark 370 years since the castle fell during England’s deadly Civil War Conflict.

See how you can get involved here.

Gordon Cheung: Here be Dragons, Exhibition at Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle is launching an exhibition of brand new paintings, digital prints and animations by British contemporary artist Gordon Cheung this weekend.

Find more information here.

Posted on 25 April 2016
Featured author: Jessie

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

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