Things to do this weekend, 30 September – 2 October

Drumchasers, this weekend in Nottingham

WOW it’s hot! As we finally get some free time from work and school this weekend in Costa Del Notts, head out and about to visit events and attractions to enjoy the late summer sunshine. There are lots of things to do:

East Markham Apple Day – now in its 19th year, this ode to the English Apple includes displays, entertainment, recipes, cider bar, fresh apple juice, hot pork rolls and more. With such a bumper crop this year, there’ll be plenty to go round.

Osberton International Horse Trials – attracting some of the world’s leading riders, a variety of different trade stands and plenty of entertainment you’ll find world class competition and fun for the family.

World Girls Hockey Day – have a go ice hockey FREE at the National Ice Centre for girls aged 5 to 17.

The Write Track – interested in writing for stage, screen, television or radio? Take a creative writing course led by local playwright Kevin Fegan in Mansfield’s Palace Theatre.

Wildlife Photography – as autumn approaches, it’s a great opportunity to photograph wildlife and where better than Attenborough Nature Reserve. Prices are £32 per person, SATURDAY ONLY, please book in advance 0115 972 1777.

Northern Ballet’s Cleopatra – from the composer behind Miss Saigon and Les Miserables together with Northern Ballet, the story of Cleopatra has been brought to the stage in a must-see for 2011.

DrumChasers – featuring the voice of Stephen Fry as narrator, DrumChasers is a new percussion spectacular: TONIGHT ONLY.

Sherwood through the Ages – experience the life of Sherwood through the ages at Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve.

World Village Market – a festival-style street market of exotic world cooking and homemade, locally grown British fayre at Nottingham’s Old Market Square.

Ne’Kros: Tales of a Modern Cunjuror, Galleries of Justice – explore the bizarre and unknown as you descend down the rabbit hole of a theatrical magic performance: TONIGHT ONLY.

Wedding Fair, Newstead Abbey – the home of Romantic poet Lord Byron is available for weddings, can there be a better place to get married?


And so our round up of things to do this weekend is complete. Don’t forget your sun cream and plenty of water though. Who can believe we’re knocking on the door of October?

Posted on 30 September 2011
Featured author: Dale Web Marketing Officer

A Mansfield lad who likes reading, running and red wine.

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