Things to do this Weekend 6th – 8th May

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With the weather as unpredictable as ever, we’ve picked out a mixture of outdoor fun and safely undercover activities to help you get your weekend in Nottinghamshire sorted! Find more ideas on our Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and What’s On Page.

Bubble Rush at Forest Recreation Ground 

A 5k run through a course of multicolored bubbles? Yes, it’s happening this weekend all in aid of Nottinghamshire Hospice and Heart of Experian Charity Fund.


RSC Midsummer Nights Dream at the Theatre Royal 

As part of #Shakespeare400, you can watch local talent alongside top Royal Shakespeare Company actors performing one of the best loved Shakespeare comedies.


Bluebells at Hodsock Priory 

It’s the last weekend to see the beautiful bluebell woods at Hodsock Priory.

#bluebells #hodsockpriory #bench #woodland #worksop #landscape #landscapelovers #thisisengland #countryside

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Melting Pot Festival at the New Art Exchange

Enjoy dishes from around the world at the yearly New Art Exchange food and culture festival.

Crafternoon Textile Weekender at Debbie Bryan

Make a unique lampshade out of vintage lace over tea and cake in the gorgeous Debbie Bryan studio.




Posted on 03 May 2016
Featured author: Jessie

Nottingham native and fan of all things music, arts and animal related.

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