Things to do this weekend, 20th – 22nd February 2015

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We have yet more exciting events for you this weekend as February proves to be the month that just keeps on giving. From frights and shocks at one of the county’s finest museums, to cultural celebrations and live entertainment, we have it all for you in one neatly wrapped Nottinghamshire package. For more information on events happening this weekend, check in with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Ghost Tours at The Galleries of Justice Museum

You don’t have to wait for Halloween to get a fright in Nottingham. The Galleries of Justice Museum’s Ghost Tours run all year round and are fantastic for those who loves things that go bump in the night and for anyone who wants to see what haunts Nottingham’s old county gaol.

The Galleries was once named Britain’s most haunted building and deserves its reputation, with stories of cruel deaths and torture seeping from its walls. Expect paranormal shocks and sounds and things you won’t be able to explain.

For more information on the Ghost Tours as well as all other events at the Galleries of Justice Museum, please visit the website.

Chinese New Year Celebrations at Highfields Park

This weekend we will be welcoming the Chinese New Year and the start of the Year of the Ram. The University of Nottingham is celebrating 10 years of its China campus this year, so the celebrations here in Nottingham are expected to be bigger and better than ever before.

One of the best places to see in the new year is at Highfields Park, located in the grounds of the University of Nottingham. With its picturesque lake and tranquil setting, it makes for the ideal location to see the live entertainment taking place for this special event.

For more information on the celebrations at Highfields, visit the Nottingham Lakeside Arts website. For all other Chinese New Year events, visit our blog.

X Factor Live Tour at Capital FM Arena

Last year’s installment of X Factor went down a storm with the British public, with new, exciting musical talent discovered from all over the UK. Now, the live tour comes to Nottingham’s Capital FM Arena to entertain and showcase the talents of performers from the last series.

Winner Ben Haenow will be joined by fellow finalist Fleur East as well as other contestants such as Andrea Faustini, Jay James, Lauren Platt, Only The Young, Stereo Kicks and Stevi Ritchie.

To book your tickets for the show visit the Capital FM Arena website.

Feature Race Days at Southwell Racecourse

Throughout 2015, Southwell Racecourse will be hosting many great feature race days with S46 010a variety of entertainment on offer.

This weekend, the racecourse will be hosting The Jumps are Back which is the first jump fixture of the year and promises to deliver some fantastic live racing action.

For more information on future feature race days, please visit the website.

Tales From Around The World at Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Restaurant

Duo Michael Whysall and Dave Brookes are writers and story tellers who love to regale audiences with stories from Mike’s travels around the globe. The tales vary from home to those of Mike working in the outback of Australia.

The duo work under the name ‘The Woolly Tellers’ and their performances and stories are captivating for audiences, with differing styles of delivery but the pair work as a double act, bouncing off each other.

There are fewer more perfect settings to enjoy an entertaining evening of story-telling than the Ye Olde Bell Hotel, so make sure you visit this Sunday. For more information, please visit the Woolly Tellers website.

Posted on 16 February 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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