Things to do this weekend, 21-23 June 2013

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Time passes extremely fast in a lively community like Notts and it will soon be the weekend again. This week we’ve selected a handful of events for you to attend and enjoy. We hope you will find something that will suit your taste. A full list of events can be found via our What’s On page.

Earth & Fire International Ceramics Fair 2013
Starting off with the hottest event of the weekend, it’s the Earth & Fire International Ceramics Fair 2013. It takes place at Rufford Abbey and is an absolute must for ceramics and craft lovers. The fair gathers over a hundred potters from across the UK and Europe who come to Nottinghamshire to sell direct to the public from outdoor market stalls, the ancient Abbey ruins and grounds.


A summer delight not to be missed!

A Comedy of Errors
If you are up for a good laugh the play A Comedy of Errors is the perfect choice for you. The comedy is generally assumed to be one of Shakespeare’s early plays, some even say that it may be his very first. In contrast with his later comedies it focuses on slapstick over verbal humour. There are a limited number of tickets left so book now to avoid disappointment!

Lowdham Book Festival
The festival takes place between the 18th and 29th of June at various locations within Lowdham. Several great national and local authors will present their work, with music and storytelling, walks and talks, and food to enjoy. There will be something for everyone including special events for children. See you there!

Experian Cycle Live Nottingham
The event will see competitive races on a closed circuit around the streets of Nottingham, where participants will race against each other and the clock. Alternatively, try taking part in the Great Notts Bike Ride on Sunday. Bring a friend, oh and the bike of course.

Pevsner Walking Tour Nottingham: The Lace Market
Before deciding whether you want to take part in this event ask yourself few simple questions. Do you enjoy outdoors? Do you like long walks? And finally, are you passionate about old buildings and their history? If your answer to at least one of those questions is yes then you definitely should come to the Pevsner Walking Tour Nottingham: The Lace Market.


Discover the amazing architecture that’s around us with the RIBA Love Architecture Festival 2013.

RIBA Love Architecture Festival
This weekend will be a blast for the architecture enthusiasts. On the 21st of June the RIBA Love Architecture Festival kicks off with a range of action-packed events for all ages including film and exhibitions, walks and tours.

Architecture End of Year Show – The University of Nottingham
Students of the Department of Architecture and Built Environment of the University of Nottingham have prepared a display of their end of the year architecture works. The display will run between the 21st and 30th June. Everyone is welcome.

Sing a Celebration – Weekend Choral Course and Concert
Music for Everyone invites you to come and sing with the Nottingham Festival Chorus in their 30th Anniversary concert – Sing a Celebration. Book your spot and sing your heart out!

Sherwood Art Week 2013
Sherwood Art Week is a celebration of local creativity with opportunities for emerging artists, as well as professionals, to showcase their work. There will be a range of events, shows and exhibitions available for the public.

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Posted on 19 June 2013
Featured author: Kinga

Addicted to music and learning languages. Loves reading, gardening, travelling and everything new media related.

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