Things to do this weekend, 6th – 8th February 2015
Visit Nottinghamshire on the first weekend of February and you will find great shows and performances, beautiful scenery and outdoor events as well as the chance to see some of Nottingham’s attractions lit up in unusual and fascinating ways. If you want to keep completely up to date with all that’s happening across Nottinghamshire this weekend then make sure you follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
Light Night 2015 in Nottingham City Centre
An annual celebration of the wonder of light, coupled with some of Nottingham’s world famous attractions, means Light Night 2015 will be bigger and better than ever before. Landmarks such as Nottingham Castle, the Galleries of Justice Museum and Brewhouse Yard will be illuminated in a variety of colours for one night only.
You can also experience free activities, events and entertainment across the city at many galleries, churches or cultural venues such as The Malt Cross, Debbie Bryan or the Galleries of Justice Museum.
Nottingham’s Creative Quarter will be hosting a special late night opening and you can take to the skies on the Nottingham Wheel for a unique view out over the city.
For more information on Light Night 2015 including a full programme of events, please visit the Nottingham City Council website.
Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair at Newark Showground
The first International Antiques & Collectors Fair of 2015 comes to Newark Showground this weekend, bringing with it a plethora of fantastic bargains and curios just waiting to be found.
The largest event of its kind anywhere in Europe, the event attracts sellers and buyers from all over the world. With up to 2,500 stalls to browse across 84 acres,there is plenty to explore.
For more information on the Newark International Antiques & Collectors Fair, please visit the website.
Kaiser Chiefs at the Capital FM Arena
World-renowned band the Kaiser Chiefs return in 2015 with a UK headline tour that comes on the back of their successful festival-filled 2014 where they performed at Glastonbury, T In The Park and V Festival.
Last year saw the band release their fifth studio album entitled Education, Education, Education & War with hit singles including My life. Their indie rock tunes have been rocking our radios since the early 2000s and famous hits such as The Angry Mob and Ruby have propelled them into the limelight as one of the most iconic bands of their time – and they will be performing in Nottingham on Saturday.
For more information and tickets please visit the website.
Psychic Saturday at the Galleries of Justice Museum
Now those of you possessing psychic skills might have seen this coming . . . but this Saturday, at Nottingham’s Galleries of Justice Museum, visitors are able to take part in a days’ worth of psychic activities, workshops and entertainment, hosted by the organisers of the Mind, Body & Spirit Shows in Mansfield, Nottingham and Derby.
Visitors will have the chance to experience different types of psychic readings including tarot cards, crystal balls, tea leaves, aura readings, private readings and much much more. See into your past, present and future and be dazzled by the wide variety of skills on show.
For more information on this event, including a full timetable of events, please visit the Galleries of Justice website.
Germany’s Confrontation With The Holocaust In A Global Context at Nottingham Trent University
The effects of the Holocaust are well documented and last week marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. To tie in with a landmark year, a special exhibition is touring the country to show the public rarely seen images and information on how Germany confronted the events of the Holocaust after the Second World War and how a nation moves on from such a difficult time.
Professor Bill Niven will open the exhibition on Tuesday 3rd February at Nottingham Trent Universities Clifton Campus where it will remain until 9th February, before moving to the Newton Building in the city on the 10th February. For more information on this exhibition, please visit the Nottingham Trent University website.