Things to do this weekend, 12th – 14th August


We’ve been promised another heatwave this weekend and whether you’ll soaking up the sun or trying to keep in the shade, there’s plenty to keep you entertained in the city and county.

Here’s our top picks this week, find more ideas by following us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.

Southwell Revisited

See work by sculptor by Peter Eugene Ball at the beautiful Southwell Minster.

Handmade Nottingham Markets

20+ unique designer maker stalls are taking over the Malt Cross Music Hall this Sunday.

Sherwood Forest Bus Tours

Mercian Archaeology share their expertise on the Sherwood Forest area on board a 1960s Routemaster London Bus.

Saturday Night Live Music at Ann et Vin

Relax in the Courtyard Wine bar and enjoy live music from New Orleans piano player Chris Saunders.

Robin Hood Town Tour

Let multi-award winning Ezekial Bone bring the history of Nottingham and the legend of Robin Hood alive in a vibrant tour of the city.


Posted on 08 August 2016
Featured author: Jessie

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

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