Things to do This Weekend – 13th to 15th May 2016

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With opportunities to get a good look behind the normally closed doors of museums at night, try out archery ahead of the European Championships, and enjoy plenty of arty goodness, we have another action packed weekend in Nottinghamshire coming up for you! Share your experiences with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and view our full what’s on guide here.

1. A Real Night at the Museum

Watch the film, then experience a real night at a museum, with this special event at the Galleries of Justice. There’s a whole host of things going on for Museums at Night – which you can read more about here.

Find out more here.

2. Nottingham Art Weekender

Nottingham will come alive with art events this weekend, as the venues of the Nottingham Art Map celebrate the first ever Nottingham Art Weekender.

Find our more here.

3. Lady Bay Arts Festival 2016

The arty festivities don’t stop there – Lady Bay will also be joining in the fun, as studios, homes and gardens open their doors to the public for Lady Bay Arts Festival 2016.

Find out more here.

4. Have A Go Archery

The European Archery Championships are edging ever closer, and you can still get your tickets for the action from Nottingham Tourism Centre.

In the meantime, why not hone your own archery skills at beautiful Clumber Park this weekend? Find out more here.

5. Colour&Light at The Broadway Gallery

From Saturday 14 May, the Broadway Gallery will be home to Colour&Light, an exhibition of some of Ashley Bird’s work. Held in the Broadway Gallery – a new multi-function space within Broadway – the show will feature a selection of colour portraits, including local figures and performers, as well as some live music snaps.

Find out more here.

Posted on 10 May 2016
Featured author: Alistair

Originally from Preston - but now calling Nottingham home – Alistair’s a St Helens rugby league fan who loves travel and music.

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