Things to do this weekend, 18th – 19th November

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Love it or hate it, Christmas definitely arrives in Nottinghamshire this weekend! Whether you hit the markets or meet Santa Claus himself, it’s sure to be a ring ting tingle-ing weekend!

Christmas at Rufford Abbey Country Park

Rufford Abbey has had a full Xmas makeover with festive goodies in the shop and it’s very own Santa’s grotto.

Sherwood Christmas Craft & Food Fair 2016

Find original hand crafted gifts including textiles, ceramics, prints, glass, jewellery and cards at the 11th annual fair.

Winter Wonderland opens in the Old Market Square

Nottingham’s Old Market Square will be lined with rows of gingerbread houses full of delicious festive treats!

…and at Twinlakes 

Meet the man himself and enjoy sledging, tobogganing, gingerbread decorating, festive workshops, Christmas hunts, reindeer feeding and candy cane maze to mention just some of the Christmas activities on offer…

Santa’s Grotto at intu Broadmarsh

Busy old Santa is also making an appearance at Broadmarsh this weekend, with a gift for everyone on the good list…

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Posted on 14 November 2016
Featured author: Jessie

Nottingham native and fan of all things music, arts and animal related.

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