Top 5 Things to Do This Weekend – 1st to 3rd of April
Is it the weekend already? After a shortened week, thanks to the bank holidays, we hope you’re feeling fresh and ready to get out and explore Nottinghamshire! Once again, you can enjoy fabulous sport, entertainment and outdoor action at venues across the county, so make the most of the sunny spring weather and try something new! Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to find out more about what’s on, and check out our website for full event listings.
1. Embark on your own Grand Tour
Some of history’s most famous faces made the quick and easy journey up to Nottingham from St Pancras International Station last week, causing quite a stir along the way!
— The Grand Tour (@TheGrandTourUK) March 18, 2016
What was all the fuss about? It was for the launch of The Grand Tour, a special series of art exhibitions hosted at four of the region’s best galleries. Find out more, and plan your own cultural tour, on the official website here.
2. Catch up on The Bake Off – and see The Welbeck Estate in all its glory!
The stunning Welbeck Estate was perhaps the star of the BBC’s new Bake Off Creme de la Creme show – catch up here, sharpen your own cookery skills at the School of Artisan Food, or find out more about Welbeck here.
3. Get your skates on for the Elite League Playoff Finals
It’s Elite League Playoff Finals time – don’t miss your chance to cheer on one of Nottingham’s most successful sporting teams, fresh from their recent Challenge Cup success.
Come get a photo with the Challenge Cup this Saturday at McDonald’s Exchange Walk before watching POFW. pic.twitter.com/NQWnKS9MGU
— Nottingham Panthers (@PanthersIHC) March 30, 2016
Find out more here, and buy tickets for the action at the Nottingham Tourism Centre – while you’re there, don’t forget to book your seat for the European Archery Championships, which will see some of the world’s top archers warming up for Rio in Old Market Square.
4. Rick Astley rolls into Nottingham
Whether you love his music, or simply want to see an internet icon in the flesh – Rick Astley comes to the Theatre Royal.
Find out more, and get tickets here.
5. Cerebral Palsy Sport National Swimming Championships come to Nottingham
The sport’s top athletes will be making a splash in the fancy new facilities at Harvey Hadden – find out how you can get a seat for the action here.
— Experience Notts (@ExperienceNotts) March 29, 2016
Click here to see a full list of events, and enjoy your weekend in Notts!