Things to do this weekend, 15th – 17th May 2015

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Make sure you read up on some of our top picks for the weekend ahead across the county. Nottinghamshire is bursting at the seams with things to do so there’s never an excuse to be bored. You can also keep up-to-date with all the latest things to do on our Facebook and Twitter pages.

Newark & Sherwood Concert Band at Kelham Hall

Enjoy live music under the stunning dome of Kelham Hall with the Newark & Sherwood Concert Band on Friday for the New Beginnings Concert who will be performing an array of music.

There is a bar, as well as hot and cold drinks available, so visit the website to book your seats.

S Club 7 at Capital FM Arena

Top ’90s pop act S Club 7 will be returning to the stage to rekindle memories from their heyday with their Bring it all Back tour. Their recent performance on the BBC’s Children in Need prompted many people to speculate whether they would return and as many thought, the group are taking centre stage again for their first tour in over 10 years. The show will include all their well-known hits on an unforgettable night for the seven piece pop group.

Tickets are still available so visit the website to book yours now.

Lady Bay Arts Festival 2015 at Various Venues

The annual Lady Bay Arts Festival returns this weekend with more than 70 artists and designers showcasing their works at 27 different venues in the Lady Bay area of West Bridgford. The event incorporates fine art exhibits with activities and workshops for kids to bring together a great family-orientated day. There will also be live music to enjoy as well as refreshments at several venues during the festival.

To find out more on the artists taking part as well as some of the venues you can visit, please click here to go to the official website.

Vintage Fair at Creswell Crags

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Vintage Fair at Creswell Crags

Vintage items are much sought-after and this Saturday, Creswell Crags hosts its Vintage Fair which will be of real interest to anyone who loves all things collectible.

You’re invited to dress up in your finest vintage items and head over to one of the county’s most picturesque locations for a day celebrating vintage and more – make sure you pack your picnic!

For more details on the event, please visit the Creswell Crags website.

Family Fun Day at The Great Central Railway

Families are invited to enjoy the sights of Nottingham’s Great Central Railway this weekend as they host a Family Fun Day on Sunday. The event has been organised to support the charity Faith in Families and its patron, Nottingham’s gold medal-winning figure skater Jayne Torvill, will be in attendance to get proceedings underway.

Ride along the historic stretch of line, enjoy the model railways and ride-on model railway, fun fair rides, classic vehicles, food stalls and much more at what promises to be a memorable day out for everyone. And while you’re there, venture over to Rushcliffe Country Park for a walk or bike ride.

For more details on what to do at the Family Fun Day, please visit the Great Central Railway website.

Posted on 11 May 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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