Things to do this weekend, 9th – 11th December


We’re just three weeks away from Christmas! We know that this time of year may be a bit stressful but there’s plenty going on in Nottinghamshire that will take your mind off the Christmas fever.

An Inspired Christmas

Join this festive performance at The Royal Concert Hall this Friday 9th December, featuring vibrant a capella performances from Nottinghamshire Schools, who have created exciting new vocal ensembles with NYCGB workshop leaders over the past few months.

Sticky Morales at Riverbank Bar & Kitchen

Also on Friday 9th December, Sticky Morales – Nottingham’s premier 8-piece funk and soul band – are serving up a treat for night of disco, deep funk, mowtown, soul and R&B. Free entry!


Nottingham Santa Run 2016

This Saturday 10th December National Watersports Centre will host the Nottingham Santa Run. Get ready for Nottingham’s biggest festive fun 3km challenge for your friends and family. Around 2500 people are expected to take part, raising funds for Rainbows Children’s Hospice and this is your chance to join them. This is great for people of all ages and is guaranteed to get you in the spirit of Christmas.


Newstead Abbey Seasonal Ghost Tour 

Enjoy a glass of mulled wine or soft drink this Saturday 10th December at Newstead Abbey before wandering around the magnificent decorated rooms of the ancestral home of the poet Byron and listen to mysterious tales of years gone by.

Afternoon Christmas Concert

Join the Afternoon Christmas Concert this coming Sunday 11th December, with well-known carols and seasonal songs, featuring the East of England Singers, Daytime Voices, and Vocals Youth Choir. Tickets are going fast so make sure you get yours before they’re gone.


Newark Christmas Market and Winter Feast

Get ready for Christmas with over 80 stalls offering local seasonal food and drink and craft gifts under a fantastic canopy of lights in arguably the best Georgian Market Place in the UK. Head to Newark to experience all that and more this Sunday 11th December.

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Posted on 05 December 2016
Featured author: Kinga

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

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