Things to do this weekend, 26th – 28th June 2015


This weekend is in fact the last weekend of June – how quickly has this month gone! June will end with a bang with top sporting events coming to their conclusion, festivals and big days out for the family. It’s another jam-packed weekend for you to enjoy across the county. Find out more about what’s on by following us on Twitter and Facebook to see why ‘One Day In Notts is Never Enough’!


Earth & Fire International Ceramic Fair at Rufford Abbey

Ever fancied yourself as a potter or had an urge to turn your hand to a new skill? Well this weekend the annual Earth & Fire International Ceramic Fair returns to Rufford Abbey. It offers the public the chance to get hands-on experience, provides a weekend for people to meet the experts, and browse some of the beautiful handmade items on sale.

It’s one of the biggest events of its kind in the UK and attracts large numbers of visitors each year. Additional bonus to this event is the setting, so be sure to explore Rufford Abbey and its surrounding country park and enjoy a great day out in our leafy county. For more information on the event, please visit the website.

Forest Live at Sherwood Pines


Paloma Faith will be performing at Sherwood Pines this weekend for Forest Live.

Year on year, some of the biggest music acts come to Sherwood Forest to perform within this stunning setting and in 2015 the lineup boasts talent. From the 26th – 28th June, The Vamps, Paloma Faith and Tom Odell are all coming to Sherwood Pines to perform as part of the Forest Live along with a multitude of great supporting acts.

Paloma Faith’s inclusion in the 2015 lineup was enough to get many people excited and her show has sold out completely ahead of her forest performance in Nottinghamshire. Tickets are still on sale for both Tom Odell and The Vamps! You can find out more details on how to purchase tickets on the Forest Live website.

Armed Forces Weekend at Wollaton Hall

You’re invited to remember our armed forces past and present this weekend in a special two day event at Wollaton Hall which has become an annual tradition. Armed Forces weekend offers plenty of family activities on both Saturday and Sunday in the grounds of Nottingham’s striking Manor. To find out more about what’s happening across the weekend, please visit the official website.

Gents Amateur Open at Wollaton Park Golf Club

If you’re looking to improve that handicap then this weekend’s Gents Amateur Open at the Wollaton Park Golf Club will be right up your street. Set in the grounds of Wollaton Hall with its fallow deer and towering trees, this tournament is lucky to be in a great setting and have one of the best courses in the county at its disposal for players taking part.

Breakfast rolls and drinks will be available in the clubhouse from 7:00am and at the halfway house. For more details on the tournament, please visit the website.

Hucknall Fake Festival 

Some of the best tribute acts descend upon Hucknall this weekend for the Hucknall Fake Festival 2015. Fans of Kasabian, Blondie and The Jam will be in heaven as the best tribute bands for these legends of music perform live in Hucknall in the purpose built tour marquee.

There will be a kids zone outside for families as well as plenty of food and drink on sale to guarantee a brilliant day full of entertainment for all. To find out more on this year’s lineup and to purchase tickets, visit the official website.

Aegon Open Tennis Tournament at theNottingham Tennis Centre

The men’s ATP comes to a conclusion this weekend with the final of the Aegon Open tournament scheduled for Saturday. There’s a great lineup of players in this year’s event so make sure you make your way over to Nottingham Tennis Centre and get in the thick of the action. Nottingham has been fortunate enough to host both the men’s and women’s Aegon Open Tournaments this summer. Both tournaments have been very well received and attracted a lot of attention.

For details on remaining tickets and the lineup for the tournament, please visit the website.

Notts Nosh at Sneinton Market

Support your local Nottinghamshire food producers this weekend by paying a visit to Sneinton Market for their tasty Notts Nosh event! Whether you’re a lover of freshly baked produce or deli items or you enjoy locally made preserves and sauces, there will be something to suit all tastes buds this Saturday.

The Notts Nosh Artisan Food Producers Market runs from 10am – 2pm on Saturday 27th June. To find out more about the event, including the local food heroes presenting their wares on the day, please visit the Sneinton Market website.

Posted on 22 June 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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