Things To Do This Weekend 21st-22nd May

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With performances taking place all over in the city, WW2 planes in historic Newark and hands on family fun over at Holme Pierrepont country park, it looks like another weekend in Nottinghamshire! Here are our five top things to do or you can find more ideas on our What’s On page and on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.


Nottingham’s European Arts and Theatre Festival begins it’s 27 days of art, dance, theatre, spoken word, music, film and much more this week.


Holme Pierrepont Open Day

Feeling active? Holme Pierpoint have all kinds of activities to try, including Sky Trail High Ropes, mini golf, segways, canoeing, kayaking, paddleboarding and wakeboarding.

There will also be appearances from everyone from  GB Archery to Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust to Nottingham Fire and Rescue.

Old Volunteer Birthday Beer Weekend

The award-winning Flipside Brewery are celebrating their 6th birthday and the Old Volunteer pub’s 2nd birthday with a weekend long beer festival. Expect live music, a hog roast and over 30 different real ales on tap.

Demystifying the DSLR: Digital Photography Workshop

If you’ve been inspired by Ashley Bird’s exhibition Colour & Light at Broadway Cinema, you can learn some photography tips from the man himself .

Tribute to the V-Force 216

Newark Air Museum will be displaying a collection of their own and visiting aircraft  in tribute to the personnel that flew Valiants, Victors and Vulcans in WW2.


Posted on 16 May 2016
Featured author: Jessie

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

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