Things to do this weekend 18-20th January

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Now Nottinghamshire is covered with frost and a sheet of snow, it’s important that you stay warm. This weekend, we’ve compiled a list of super activities that will keep you inside and staying dry!

This weekend is your last chance to see the Robin Hood and the Babes in the Wood pantomime at the Nottingham Playhouse. There are only a few seats left for Friday and Saturday so book quickly to avoid disappointment!

A brand new tour, the Spirits of the Caves, is launching at the City of Caves on Saturday 19th, led by a professional medium, Maria Daley, where visitors will be able to delve underground and explore the unknown. You will be guided through a maze of some of Nottingham’s oldest caves where you may be walking with the spirits who roam the ancient caverns. You may witness spirits, encounter ghosts and experience paranormal shocks! Go along to the first tour of its kind – if you dare.

Something for the little ones this weekend is Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom live on stage! “Somewhere, hidden amongst the thorny brambles is a little kingdom where everyone is very, very small…” Join Ben and Holly and friends for a musical adventure full of games, songs and laughter at the Theatre Royal on Saturday and Sunday.

This weekend, you can learn the rewarding skill of glass craft. Design and create your very own pendant, tile or glass hanging to take home. Find this at the Debbie Bryan studio on Saturday. Times vary for the item you want to make, so ensure you check beforehand.

Beat those winter blues away and book tickets now for the Abba Tribute Night and Colwick Hall Hotel on Saturday. Fun-lovers can dance the evening away in the Lakeside Pavillion, as well as enjoy a three course dinner.

Getting married in 2013? Need some inspiration on venues for a ceremony or wedding breakfast? Attend the Hart’s Hotel Wedding Open Day on Sunday to meet some of Hart’s hand-picked wedding suppliers, including jewellery, photography, musicians, flowers. You can even enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbly and chef’s delicious canapés.

If you do venture out this weekend, be sure to capture your memories and share with us on our Facebook page or Twitter!

Posted on 16 January 2013
Featured author: Erin

Australian now calling Nottingham home. Piano playing, cake making, bicycle riding lady who loves travel.

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