Top 5 Things to do This Weekend – 22nd – 24th of April

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Choosing just five picks for our Top-5 things to do blog was even tougher than usual this week, because there’s simply so much going on in Nottinghamshire! Whether it’s strutting the catwalk, watching a tense Champions Cup Semi Final, or celebrating England’s Patron Saint, there truly is a feast of fun to enjoy. Here’s our top 5, but you can see plenty more of what’s going on here.

1. St George’s Day

All sorts of family fun is taking place in Nottingham this Saturday, as the St George’s Day celebrations get into full swing. Wave your flags, and get out and celebrate at Old Market Square.

Find out what’s happening here.

2. A Weekend of Rugby

Nottingham will be hosting a prestigious rugby union match this weekend, when Leicester Tigers take on Racing 92 for a place in the final of the European Champions Cup down at Lady Bay.

Why not make a weekend of it, and drop in to cheer on the Green and Whites of Nottingham Rugby, as they take on the Cornish Pirates down at Lady Bay.


Find out more about the Semi Final here, and Nottingham Rugby’s game here.

3. Nottingham Fashion Week

Strut your stuff and get down to Nottingham Fashion Week, which gets underway this weekend, and features a great line up of events, and big name hosts like Radio One’s Alice Levine.

Find out more here.

4. I Believe In Miracles – Celebration Night

Barcelona recently failed in their quest to join the ranks of Nottingham Forest as back-to-back European Cup winners, providing us all with a little mirth on Twitter last week:

Relive the incredible story at the I Believe In Miracles – Celebration Night, to be held at the Royal Concert Hall this Friday.

Find out more here.

5. Mica Paris Live

Soul sensation Mica Paris comes to The Riverbank on Friday. Read our interview with her below:

Pick up your tickets for the show here.

Posted on 18 April 2016
Featured author: Alistair

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

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