Things to do this Weekend 15th – 17th July

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We’ve got another busy weekend of events coming up for you, and whether you want to cheer on The Outlaws as they look to continue their five game winning streak in the t-20 Blast cricket, or enjoy poetry in Southwell library, there’s something for every taste. Don’t forget to give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, and share your experiences with us using #LoveNotts.

Wollaton Arts Festival

The first ever Wollaton Arts Festival takes place this weekend, with lots of fun and free events to enjoy.

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Southwell Poetry Festival

It’s no secret that Notts has lots of literary leanings, and with talks, performances, Q&A sessions and much more to enjoy, the Southwell Poetry Festival is set to celebrate all things lyrical.

— Visit Sherwood (@HomeofRobinHood) July 9, 2016

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Notts Outlaws  v Yorkshire Vikings – t-20 Blast

The high flying Outlaws are sitting in second place in the t-20 table, and this evening encounter with Yorkshire is set to be a cracker, with plenty of international talent on show.


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The Big Busk

The Big Busk is back! Once again Nottingham city centre, will be filled with music, as performers take to the streets at various locations to showcase their talents.


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Outdoor Theatre at Wollaton Hall

Few things say ‘summer’ like outdoor theatre, and you can take your seat on the grass at spectacular Wollaton Hall this weekend, to watch The Importance of Being Earnest.


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Posted on 11 July 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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