Things to do this weekend, 13-14 July 2013


After a long and hot week you all deserve a break and a getaway from your usual daily routine. That’s where we step in with your very own break time plan for this weekend. Please sit back, relax and enjoy. The full list of events can be found via our What’s on page.

The Ashes

We are extremely happy to welcome Ashes fans here in Notts. Cricket is a big part of both our past and present so it makes us even more proud to host the matches at Trent Bridge. Thinking about the well being and comfort of our visitors we prepared a list of special offers, events and discounts.

As you like it – Outdoor TheatreLM                        

As You Like It  was most likely written during the last years of Elizabeth’s govern. The play by William Shakespeare belongs to the literary genre known as pastoral. A pastoral plot involves exiles from usual court life to the safety of the countryside. As you like it is a romantic comedy about a group of people who face their emotions in the Forest of Arden. The play takes place on 13th June in Clumber Park, near Ollerton and is performed by The Chamberlain’s Men.

Romeo and Juliet – Outdoor Theatre
Walk with us into eternal world of Romeo and Juliet while watching the astonishing performance at Nottingham Castle. Thrills and dynamism, masks, dance, blades, potions and poetry – Heartbreak’s inimitable storytelling style infuses a modern twist but maintains all the intensity of this legendary tale. The performance takes place on 13th and 14th July and booking your spot in the audience is essential.

Open Garden – Thoresby Hall Hotel & SPATH Spa

Thoresby Hall Hotel and SPA would like to invite you to an Open Garden event. On 13th July you will be able to view 30 acres of Sir Humphrey Repton designed garden featuring rose garden and formal terraced garden. Admission fee is only £3.50.

Ghost Hunt at Sherwood Forest

With mysteries to solve and secrets to uncover we invite you to a Ghost Hunt into the depths of Sherwood Forest. On the night of 13th July uncover the dark secrets of this historic forest with the Haunted Events UK team. Book your spot on the team and get ready for the experience of your life.

Harts to Heart Tennis Tournamenttennis

After Andy Murray’s donation of his Wimbledon prize money to the cancer research and care at the Royal Marsden Hospital Harts are giving you the opportunity to follow his example and play tennis to raise money for a good cause. On the 14th July 2013, Harts Hotel and Restaurant and The Park Tennis Club will join forces to raise money for the British Heart Foundation and a life saving Heart Defibrillator machine. Visit to appreciate a good game of tennis or sign up and try your chances on the court. If you would like to enter this tournament please contact the organizers of the event.

Trent Barton and East Midlands Buses gathering and running day

On 14th July we kick start the centenary celebrations for the Trent buses operator. The event is supported by Trent Buses. The guests will see a collection of new and old Trent buses, as well as Barton’s vehicles and buses from all over the East Midlands old and new, offering free rides.

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Posted on 10 July 2013
Featured author: Kinga

Addicted to music and learning languages. Loves reading, gardening, travelling and everything new media related.

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