Experience Nottinghamshire SurveyClose

Give us feedback on our website and be entered into a free prize draw to win a Nottinghamshire themed hamper full of foodie delights. Our short survey should take no more than a couple of minutes. Complete Survey.

Only one email address per entry for the Nottinghamshire themed hamper prize draw, the winner will be selected at random. Terms and conditions apply and can be obtained via email from enquiries@experiencenottingham.com.

Things to do this weekend, 8th – 10th January 2016

Bikes

So it’s a new year, which means there’s a whole 12 months’ worth of events to look forward to, with 2016 promising plenty of new things to do and exciting regular events to pencil into the calendar. Let’s look ahead at what’s on this weekend across Nottinghamshire, and with everything from art exhibitions and bike displays to sports events and sporting personalities making appearances – we’re excited for what’s to come this Friday, Saturday and Sunday! Visit our what’s on for more information, or head over to our Twitter and Facebook pages for up-to-the-minute updates.

 

International Star Class Short Track Speed Skating Competition at the National Ice Centre

Nottingham’s National Ice Centre welcomes world class skating to its rink this week as the finest talent in speed skating from across GB and western Europe takes to the ice to compete in the International Star Class Short Track Speed Skating Competition.

It’s a great opportunity for spectators to see the nation’s top competitors in action on home ice, where they regularly train when they’re not in competition. To find out more information on the event, and to check ticket availability, please visit the website.

 

The Art of Mary at Southwell Minster

Southwell’s historic Minster will be decorated inside and out this month in an ambitious exhibition entitled The Art of Mary. Featuring mainly new art from over 20 contemporary artists, the work will explore the life of the Virgin Mary and coincide with the Patronal Festival of Candlemas.

The exhibition will be free to attend for the public and run from 8th January to the 5th February. Artists taking part include Chris Gollon, Susie Hamilton, Sophie Hacker and many more. More details are available on the Southwell Minster website.

 

Up Close and Personal with Paul Gascoigne at the Royal Concert Hall

He’s one of the all-time great players to ever wear an England shirt, and this week Paul Gascoigne shares stories from his career with audiences at the Royal Concert Hall, in a show simply entitled Up Close and Personal with Paul Gascoigne.

Capped 57 times by England, and having enjoyed a 19 year career that took him to clubs such as Lazio, Tottenham, Middlesbrough and Newcastle United, it’s set to be an intriguing night, as the legend is interviewed live on stage. Find out more on the Royal Concert Hall website.

 

The Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic at Newark Showground

Get on yer’ bike this January and make sure you’re at the Carole Nash Classic Bike Guide Winter Classic at Newark Showground – with plenty for all bike enthusiasts to enjoy!

Whether you’re in need of new gears for your wheels, advice, or you’re in the market for a new ride, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. It’s even a great day out for the family if you fancy looking at people’s classic rides. More information is available on the official website.

 

Elisabeth Frink Gallery Tours at Lakeside Arts Centre

Elisabeth Frink is one of the leading sculptors to arise from the 20th century and her works were commissioned for a variety of public buildings, urban environments and sacred spaces. This latest exhibition will display some of the original plasters used, as well as letters, film, photographs and more items which help to piece together the story of how Elisabeth constructed her impressive works of art.

The event is free to visit and more details can be found by visiting the Nottingham Lakeside Arts website.

Posted on 04 January 2016
Featured author: Tom

Nottingham lad who’s a proud Notts County fan, cheese fiend, chocaholic and loves travelling and music.

Comments (0)

Post a comment

Our monthly pick

sdr

Walking Nottingham’s Canals

As a new year begins, many of us are facing up to the fact that we may have revelled a little too much over the festive period and that it’s time to put December’s celebrations – and all of those extra pigs in blankets, turkey cobs and Christmas tipples – behind us. With health on…

Your favourite places

Featured authors

  • Sarah Louise

    A very lucky marketeer in her dream job. Passionate about all things Nottinghamshire and firmly believes if you work really hard and are kind, amazing things will happen!

  • Kinga

    Addicted to music and learning languages. Loves reading, gardening, travelling and everything new media related.

  • Alistair

    Originally from Preston – but now calling Nottingham home – Alistair’s a St Helens rugby league fan who loves travel and music.

  • Natalie

    Proud to represent the county I grew up in. Travel loving devoted mum of two who carries a torch for the city’s unsung hero, Captain Albert Ball VC.

Have a go...

capture

Eight reasons why you’ll love a helicopter pleasure flight…

Central Helicopters give you 8 good reasons to take to the skies on a helicopter experience! Take off in style like a celeb If you like the idea of flying like a celebrity or high-powered VIP, then a helicopter pleasure flight is for you. For the likes of Star Wars hero Han Solo aka Harrison…