Things to do this weekend, 7th – 9th October


The temperature has dropped and the nights are drawing in but the October celebrations are in full swing in Nottinghamshire!

There’s lots to get excited about in the city and county this weekend – here’s our top five picks.


The Spiegeltent 

Whether it’s burlesque or the comedy spectacular, make sure you see a show at Salon Perdu during it’s weeklong visit to the city.


Goose Fair

Ride the big wheel and eat mushy peas at one of Europe’s largest travelling fairs.


Robin Hood Game & Country Show

Kids go free at the weekend long event at Newark Showground.


Hockley Hustle

The Creative Quarter’s independent music festival celebrating it’s 10th birthday and this year around 250 Nottingham acts will be performing at more than 25 venues.


The Big Draw at the Workhouse

The national festival comes to Southwell Workhouse this Sunday, where you can discover graffiti made by Victorian paupers and have a go at making your own.


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Posted on 03 October 2016
Featured author: Jessie

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

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