Things to do this weekend 22-24th March

Thoresby Hall courtyard

Spring has sprung and a fresh new season means fresh new events for you to try! Here’s our round up of some great activities for you this weekend.

Head to the Spring Foodfest, taking place at Thoresby Courtyard and indulge your inner chocoholic at the Chocolate Show. There are a wide variety of food stallholders, an Easter Egg hunt for children, and Thoresby’s own craft workshops. Even better, admission to the Foodfest and Kitchen Theatre is free of charge, with free parking onsite.

Join a professional medium on the unique Spirit of the Caves tour at the City of Caves. Maria will take you on a ghostly guide where you will learn about the people of the past and the history of the caves. Read our very own review to get a feel of what to expect.

More ghostly goings-on at the magnificent Nottingham  Castle on Friday at 7pm with the Haunted Events UK team. Hunt down Nottingham’s ghosts and learn about the intriguing history of Nottingham Castle. Booking essential.

Celebrate National Science and Engineering Week on Saturday at Greens Windmill and Science Centre. This event is for ages 5+.

Also for National Science and Engineering Week, Nottingham BSA brings you Science in the Park at Wollaton Hall! You can expect to find a whole host of activities to bring out the scientist within, from building balloon cars to learning how plant properties can help us fuel vehicles. There’s sure to be something of interest for everyone at this free family friendly event.

Keep the little ones entertained at Djanogly Theatre at Lakeside Arts Centre with Dogs Don’t Do Ballet. Meet Biff, he is not like ordinary dogs. He likes moonlight and music and walking on his tiptoes. Biff doesn’t think he’s a dog, he thinks he’s a ballerina! A treat for all the family bought to you by Little Angel Theatre using beautiful puppets and well-loved ballet music.

Peppa Pig fans will have the chance to meet her at White Post Farm on Saturday at one of the park’s regular character days. They will be providing an array of exciting activities for kids including meeting and feeding the animals and enjoying goodie bags! Either turn up on the day for any event or pre-book for a 20% discount. They are also taking bookings for the breakfast package for all of the character days.

Whatever you’re doing this weekend, please send us your pictures and comments on our Facebook or Twitter page!

Posted on 20 March 2013
Featured author: Erin

Australian now calling Nottingham home. Piano playing, cake making, bicycle riding lady who loves travel.

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