There are tons of fun things to do in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire this weekend whether you’re looking to do something fun with the family or plan the perfect, unique activity.

Catch Nottingham’s first Woodland Disco festival, join the 5k Wine Run at Hanwell Wine Estate, enjoy watching some of the world’s best Canoe Freestylers at the World Championships and much more! There’s truly something for everyone, whether you want to enjoy the weekend with your family, plan a date night or do something unique in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Keep reading to see all our top picks with times and prices.

And while you’re out and about, don’t forget - if you are out having a great time in Nottingham or Nottinghamshire, you can use #LoveNotts to share the love, or tag us using @visitnotts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. We’re also on TikTok under @visitnottinghamshire!

There are many more things to do and explore on our full What’s On calendar such as interesting exhibitions, tours and fun outdoor activities. Have a browse today and find the perfect activity or experience to enjoy this weekend.


World freestyle championships | Visit Nottinghamshire

ICF 2022 Freestyle World Championships

Tuesday 28th June – Saturday 2nd July | National Water Sports Centre | FREE TO SPECTATORS

The International Canoe Federation (ICF) Canoe Freestyle World Champs is the pinnacle of the freestyle calendar... and it's coming to Notts this week! Over 200 of the world’s best freestylers from more than 25 countries will come together in a dynamic event where points are scored for tricks and flips going down the course.

As well as seeing the top paddlers in the world competing in the ICF Canoe Freestyle World Championships on the course throughout the week, there is also a whole festival with other competitions and activities taking place for spectators to enjoy.

From junior events to flat water competitions and even a SUP race on the whitewater course, there really will be something for everyone.

For more information, click here.


Star Wars Improv | Obi-Wan Kenobi | Visit Nottinghamshire

It's A Trap - The Improvised Star Wars Show

Saturday 2nd July | Nottingham Playhouse | 7.30pm | £10

Has the Obi-Wan Kebobi series left you craving more Star Wars in your life? It's A Trap explores untold stories of the Star Wars universe, packed with Jedi, jokes and jawas. A handful of audience suggestions creates a unique episode before your eyes – complementing and breaking the canon in unexpected and ingenious ways! Truly geeky, hilarious entertainment – this IS the show you're looking for.

But don’t just take our word for it! The show was recently nominated for Best Improv Show at Leicester Comedy Festival 2022.

For more information, click here.


Woodland Disco Festival | Visit Nottinghamshire

Woodland Disco Festival

Saturday 2nd July | Lime Lane Woods | 12pm - 11pm | Tickets: £36.40 - £39.03 | Group ticket deal: £30.80

Join Nottingham's first ever Woodland Disco Festival this weekend! Submerged in the fairy tale setting of a majestic woodland only 10 minutes from Nottingham City Centre, you can expect a fully immersive festival.

The natural surroundings of the forest will be enhanced with vibrant production and dazzling visuals - the perfect setting to showcase internationally-acclaimed artists across two stages.

For more information, click here.


Wine run at Hanwell Wine Estate | Visit Nottinghamshire

5k Wine Run

Sunday 3rd July | Hanwell Wine Estate | 10am - 4pm | Tickets: £30 (includes a donation to the MS Society)

Choose to run, walk or crawl 5 kilometres through the vines, fields

and around the lake in the depths of the Nottinghamshire Countryside at Hanwell Wine Estate. At the finish there will be free wine tasting as well as sausage, bacon and egg rolls, tea, coffee and cakes available for sale in the Lodge.

Spectators and dogs on leads are welcome. Wine tasting is available for all participants and spectators free of charge, so enjoy this unique event and try wines made from grapes grown in Nottinghamshire.

For more information, click here.


Tai Chi | Visit Nottinghamshire

Tai Chi Workshops

Saturdays from 2nd – 30th July | Lakeside Arts | 11am - 12pm | £4 or £12 for all four sessions

Qigong (pronounced "chee-gung") is a collection of basic tai chi-style movements that improves the circulation and balance of the body's vitality or ‘life force energy’.

Over 4 weeks Lan will introduce 'Five-Animal Exercises', one of the most widely practiced forms of traditional Qigong inspired by the work of Chinese physician Huatuo, of the Donghan Dynasty. Using effective breathing control and exploring specific animal movements these are widely considered to be an effective exercise for the promotion of physical and mental wellbeing.

For more information, click here.


This blog was written by Katherine Taylor, Marketing Executive at Visit Nottinghamshire.

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