Things to do this weekend, 1st – 3rd November

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Remember, remember some fantastic events in Nottinghamshire this November! With Bonfire night promising some spectacular firework displays, we can guarantee November in Nottinghamshire will kick off with a bang. However, the attention grabbing events and attractions don’t begin on the 5th November. This weekend sees the start of the new month and the start of the action. So let’s delve into the offering we have before us between 1st – 3rd November and get the new month well and truly under way!


Mayhem Film Festival at Broadway Cinema

Mayhem Film Festival brings together the best there is in genre cinema and television. Whether you enjoy your cult classic flicks or some brand new cutting edge productions by the latest up-and-coming producers in the industry, Mayhem has it all under one roof. As well as the offering of films, special guests will be joining the event to talk to audiences about their films and the inspiration behind the stories. Friday night in particular jumps out with special guest director Brian Netto, flying in from the US to talk about his latest production ‘Delivery’. You can of course catch the film in its entirety before a special Q&A session with the director himself.

A complete listing of screenings for the entire weekend is available on our dedicated Mayhem Festival page for you.


My Sight Nottinghamshire Charity Fire Walk & Fireworks Spectacular at Nottingham Castle

At Nottingham Castle the sky lights up with the wonders of a fantastic firework display. You will also be able to see volunteers hot-foot-it over hot coals all in the name of charity as they take on this exhilarating challenge. All in all it will be an evening too hot for November to handle and great for the entire family to attend. Live entertainment will be provided as well as food and drink stalls and fine artists, keeping the crowds entertained for the entirety of the night.

The event kicks off from 6.30pm on Saturday 2nd November and tickets as well as full information regarding the event are listed here.


Nottingham StrEAT at The Old Market Square

Nottingham StrEAT is an innovative new street market which aims to combine the wonders of food and drink, Streetfood and the arts as well as a street Bistro, all coming together to offer a weekend festival dedicated to the sights and smells of Nottingham culture. Whether you want to find some unique gifts and crafts or head down for some tasty delicacies provided by the many Streetfood vendors, there is guaranteed to be something for everyone in the Old Market Square this weekend.

Nottingham StrEAT takes place between 1st – 3rd November inclusive at the Lace Market Square and admission to the event is FREE. Admission prices to the Bistro event can be found at


Remembrance Service and Lunch at Worksop Masonic Club

Nottinghamshire falls silent on the morning of Sunday 3rd November as Worksop Masonic Club pays its respects to those we lost in the wars. The service commences at 11am with doors opening at 10.30am. This year is the 14th annual service held at this location and always sees a great turn out from locals and veterans alike. All proceeds from the day go to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal 2013.

For full information, visit our dedicated page for the Remembrance Service.


Traditional Victorian Decoupage Adult Craft Workshop at D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre

Have you ever tried your hand at Decoupage? It is a craft not well known by all and constitutes decorating an object with coloured paper cut-outs, combined with paint effects. With Christmas just around the corner, this event provides the perfect opportunity to not only perfect a new skill, but to make a personalised gift for that special someone.

Pop along to the D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre from 11am – 1pm on Sunday 3rd November. For full information on prices, head over to the D.H. Lawrence website.

Posted on 31 October 2013
Featured author: Tom

Nottingham lad who’s a proud Notts County fan, cheese fiend, chocaholic and loves travelling and music.

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