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Things to do this weekend, 13th – 15th November 2015

Holme Pierrepont Christmas

As one weekend ends, we’re already planning the next one. From the 13th – 15th November there’s plenty to get stuck into and enjoy throughout the city and county. With live shows, fairs, festivals and a hint of Christmas already in the air, you’re guaranteed to find something to do to keep the family entertained. If you’re still struggling then you can find out more about what’s on by visiting our Twitter and Facebook pages or our what’s on page.


Diwali Festival of Light at Highfields Park

Known as the festival of light, Diwali is a festival which brings together people from all walks of life to celebrate the wonder of light. This Saturday, 14th November, visitors to Highfields will be able to make their own floating lotus flower to add to a huge light installation at the lake as Diwali comes into its own once more.

A variety of free events will be taking place throughout the day, starting at 3pm and ending at 8pm. Ranging from workshops to performances, you will find yourself mesmerised by the range of activities happening in the grounds of the University of Nottingham. To find out more about the event, head over to the Nottingham Lakeside Arts website.

Frankie Boyle: Hurt Like You’ve Never Been Loved at Theatre Royal

Known for his sometimes abrupt and controversial style of comedy, Frankie Boyle has often been referred to as the Marmite equivalent on the comedy circuit. This week, his latest show, Hurt Like You’ve Never Been Loved, arrives at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal.

The show has been written in response to the latest album by Kendrick Lamar, as Frankie delivers an on-stage breakdown like no other with laughs along the way. Tickets are still on sale for this show and more information can be found by visiting the Theatre Royal website. Information correct at time of publishing.

Holme Pierrepont Christmas Fair at Holme Pierrepont Hall

Start your weekend early and head to Holme Pierrepont Christmas Fair on Thursday 12th November for a Christmas Fair.

Get into the festive spirit with over 45 stands stocking wares ranging from clothing to jewellery as well as locally made fresh produce, the Holme Pierrepont Christmas Fair is a must visit if you’re preparing for the festive season. To find out more on the event, visit the website.

Xmas Spectacular at Sundown Adventureland

Christmas lands at Sundown Adventureland this week with the arrival of the annual Xmas Spectacular. The Market Square at Sundown comes alive during the festive season with twinkling lights, gifts galore in the shops, Santa’s Reindeer on site and much more.

Kids will be mesmerized by the magic of the festive season at Sundown and of course there’s the chance for them to visit Santa in his house on weekdays and weekends. Times vary so please check the Sundown website for more details before you visit.

Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted at Nottingham Playhouse

Lee Nelson has seen a huge demand for his latest show which has now been extended into the Autumn of 2015. A face recogniseable from his appearances on Live at the Apollo, X Factor and more, Lee Nelson has steadily made a name for himself on the comedy circuit.

His show this Sunday titled ‘Suited and Booted’, will look at a wide range of day-to-day issues from his life, including family, fatherhood, politics and most importantly,  the value of the Cadbury’s Cream Egg! Limited seats are still available for this show so head over to the Nottingham Playhouse website to find out more.


Posted on 09 November 2015
Featured author: Tom

Nottingham lad who’s a proud Notts County fan, cheese fiend, chocaholic and loves travelling and music.

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