Coming up this weekend in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire there are some great things to do, including a foodie festival, live music, exquisite cabaret, fascinating exhibitions and more! Read on to find out our top picks of what’s on this weekend.  
 
There are many more events in our What’s On calendar, including a fantastic selection of live music, forestry fun with Notts Maze and brilliant exhibitions, so have a browse and you're sure to find something exciting to do.  
 
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Festival of Food & Drink 2021

Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 September 2021 | Clumber Park | Tickets: Adult £10, Child (aged 6-16) £7, Family £27

If you're a true foodie, aspiring chef or budding home cook, this is the festival for you! Scratch sweaty crowds, dancing, and loud music, at the Festival of Food and Drink you'll be surrounded by some of the UK’s best exhibitors offering mouth-watering fayre. Join the vibrant food festival at Nottinghamshire's Clumber Park this weekend with fabulous artisan food producers, award winning food and drink. Get to see some of your favourite TV chefs, find the most gorgeous gifts, crafts and homewares and try delicious dishes with cuisine from around the world served by fantastic Street Food ‘Pop Up’ cafés and bars!

For more information, please click here.


Alea Casino Variety Show

Saturday 18 September 2021 | 7pm - 10pm | Alea Nottingham | Tickets from £16 | This is an 18+ event

For an evening of cabaret, Alea Casino is the place to be this Saturday with the Alea Casino Variety Show! Honey Cabaret is bringing exquisite cabaret entertainment to Nottingham with the stunning international burlesque performer, Vicky Butterfly and the one and only Aurora Galore. If that wasn't enough to entice you, the breath-taking multi skilled Guinness Book of Records Award Winner and Circus performer extraordinaire Daniella D'Ville and fabulous comedy singer Claire Benjamin will be taking the stage! A spectacular evening hosted by the amazing Griffin and Jones with a fabulous line up - what's more to like?

For more information, please click here.


Titus T-Rex is King

Until Wednesday 31 August 2022 | Wollaton Hall | Tickets Adult £13, Concession (Child, OAP, student)  £8.75, Family (2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children) £34.00

If you or anyone you know has a love for all things prehistoric and dino-tastic, this is just what you're looking for! Here until 2022, this mammoth event brings a whole new meaning to ‘do you think he saurus!’. Get up close and personal and explore the story of this over 60-million-year-old titanic predator at Nottingham's Wollaton Hall. You’ll see the skeleton of the T-rex himself, as well as digital and interactive virtual media displays that will immerse you in his extraordinary journey from discovery in the Montana Badlands in the USA, through to his amazing features – his crushing bite, incredible eyesight and weight, size, and speed!

For more information, please click here.

Hemlock Rocks

Saturday 18 September 2021 | 3pm - 8pm | Bramcote Hills Park | Tickets: £1 (under 16s FREE)

We could all use an afternoon out to dance all our worries away! Enjoy an afternoon of live music for the family at the lovely Walled Garden area of Bramcote Hills Park. From local bands and solo artists to incredible cover bands such as The Jam, Brian Adams, Stereophonics and Kings of Leon, with an eclectic mixture of rock, indie, ska, jazz, vintage, funk, and pop there is something for everyone this Saturday. So, gather the family, grab some snacks, a picnic blanket or some chairs and rush to Bramcote Hills for a swinging afternoon of live music!

For more information, please click here.


Heritage Open Days

Friday 10 September - Sunday 19 September | Various venues in Nottinghamshire | Free entry

If you're looking for the perfect opportunity to take a peek at some of Nottinghamshire most popular attractions, this is it! England’s largest festival of history and culture is back this September, which means it's your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – all of which are FREE to explore. Take a tour of Bromley House Library, one of Nottingham's hidden gems, join Green’s Windmill and Science Centre​​​​ for a special exhibition, be present at the unveiling of the first blue plaque recognising LGBT+ history in Nottingham or wander through the grand Newstead Abbey. This and much more is all within reach this September in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire!

For more information, please click here.


This blog was written by Ananda Datema, Marketing Assistant at Visit Nottinghamshire.

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