Things to do this weekend 19-21 April

The Workhouse Southwell

With the Easter holidays all but a memory, and back to school and work routines in full swing, look  forward to the weekend with a look at of some of the best things to do this weekend in Notts. 

Newark Showground will be host to two not-to-be-missed annual shows this weekend. Starting on Friday 29 April and running until Sunday, the Newark & Notts Garden Show has a host of garden-themed demonstrations, stalls and exhibits to entice gardeners from novice to expert.

On Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 April, the All About Dogs show will be treating dogs and their owners to dog showing classes, agility and pet accessories to get tails wagging.
Tickets to both events can be purchased on the gate.
Visitors with Spring Garden Show tickets will gain FREE entry to the All About Dogs show. Terms & Conditions apply.

This weekend, the National Trust are treating you to a FREE visit to selected NT properties, with a visit voucher. Enjoy a trip to The Workhouse at Southwell [featured image], and discover the latest exhibition; ‘Women in the Workhouse’.
Register for your FREE visit voucher here. Terms and conditions apply.
Please note; the visit voucher does not apply to Clumber Park or Mr Straw’s House.

The MYDance Festival & Fringe looks set to wow audiences on Saturday 20th April, with dance performances from 12 noon until 9:30pm at Nottingham Playhouse and the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre. You can find more information about tickets and event timings on the website.

Stop by England’s oldest pub, Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem for the Real Ale Festival. The Festival will showcase over 18 ales and local suppliers will be on hand to meet with ale enthusiasts.

And if all that wasn’t enough, there are plenty of exhibitions across the county to soak up some culture. Saturday is your last chance to see Still at the New Art Exchange.

Head to north Notts to see The Bodging Project at The Harley Gallery, and to Creswell Crags to see Justine Nettleton’s Precious exhibition.

For more ideas and information see our What’s on page on the website.
Inspire us! We always love to hear what you have planned for your weekend in Notts. Share with us your photos and comments on our Twitter or Facebook pages.

Posted on 17 April 2013
Featured author: Lynzi E-Marketing Officer

Often found roaming the Notts countryside. Spaniel Lover. Stargazer. Sweet tooth.

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