Things to do this weekend, 21st – 22nd January

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Don’t stay behind, plan your weekend ahead and enjoy all Nottingham has to offer. This weekend looks especially interesting for the art lovers with lots of different exhibitions to enjoy. It also brings some fun for the little ones and a relaxing afternoon of jazz.


If you’re in Newark this weekend, stop by Stray’s and enjoy a relaxing late afternoon of jazz. This Saturday from 3.30pm – 5.30pm an exiting instrumental trio will be sharing their mellow vibes. The event is FREE so don’t miss it.


Excitement is building for the new LEGO model exhibition coming to The Harley Gallery on 22nd January following the phenomenal success of last year’s Brick City. We’re sure the little ones will love it so make sure you visit with the whole family. The exhibition will be on display at the gallery until 2nd April.

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Explore Clumber Park and help save the Dragon Lord. Collect your enchanted map from the Discovery Centre and set out on your journey to collect the magical charms. Join the Fairy Tale Quest which runs daily until 29th January.

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More exhibitions:

Discover the extraordinary tale of Lawrence of Arabia – a dashing British soldier who fought with the desert tribes during the Great Arab Revolt to help topple the Turkish Ottoman Empire. Learn about him through artefacts, testimony and the results of years of research by a team of intrepid archaeologists in Jordan. The exhibition is on display at the National Civil War Centre until 31st March.

Have you seen the stunning aerial photographs of Nottingham on display in Station Street? The exhibition runs until the end of February and is accessible 24 hours a day. The photos – including images of Nottingham Castle, Goose Fair, the Old Market Square and Nottingham Forest’s City Ground.

Stop by Nottingham Lakeside Arts to see the Weather Extremes: Making and Breaking Records in Nottinghamshire – an exhibition that uses the materials held by the University of Nottingham’s Manuscripts and Special Collections to explore the history of extreme weather events in Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas. Visitors are also invited to share their own weather memories. The exhibition is on display until 26th March.

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Posted on 17 January 2017
Featured author: Kinga

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

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