It’s Christmas this weekend! And we’ve got some fab things to do to enjoy from 23rd – 27th December in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire including jazz, Christmas Markets, a festive display and more!

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 FacebookTwitter 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 Christmas shows and unique activities. Have a browse today and find the perfect activity or experience to enjoy over the Christmas weekend.


Nottingham Winter Wonderland

1. Nottingham Winter Wonderland

Until 31st December |  Old Market Square | Various prices, free entry

Complete with the charming Christmas Market, Sur La Piste bar, Ice Bar, Ice Skating and the Wheel of Nottingham, there are tons of things to enjoy at the Nottingham Winter Wonderland. You can catch it until Saturday 31st December, and it’s even open on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day, allowing you to make the most of the festive season. Please note it will be closed on Christmas Day.

Who is this for?

Perfect for groups of friends, families or a festive date night in Nottingham, this is the perfect way to enjoy Christmas in the heart of Nottingham City Centre. We recommend a cosy hot chocolate while browsing the markets and taking in the Christmas lights!


East 17 & Guests

2. East 17 & Guests

Friday 23rd December | Royal Concert Hall | 7:30pm | Tickets: £35.00

The now legendary East 17 embark on their first ever National theatre Tour which promises to be the Christmas must see show of 2022! Their achievements include 18 top 20 singles and 4 top 10 albums with worldwide record sales in excess of 18 million. They are undoubtedly one of the most influential acts of their generation mixing up hip hop, RnB and pop into their own style.

With Special Guests S Club All Stars featuring Bradley and Tina from S Club and Stacey from S Club Juniors, you'll enjoy 15 TOP ten hits and 4 No 1s all in one night! You can also expect Blazin Squad 'See you at the Crossroads'.

Who is this for?

Perfect for any 90s baby, this is guaranteed to be a welcome throwback for any music lover! There’s nothing some cheesy hits and festive songs a couple days before Christmas Day to get you in the mood to celebrate.


Christmas Day at Ye Olde Bell

3. Christmas Day at Ye Olde Bell

Sunday 25th December | Ye Olde Bell Hotel & Spa | £140 per person, Under 12s half price, Under twos eat free

Enjoy this traditional 'country house' Christmas Day Lunch with crackling log fires, and a very special visitor! You can choose from their five course festive menu with all the traditional trimmings.

And why not make the most of your Christmas celebrations and stay over with accommodation from only £65 per person?

Who is this for?

This is perfect for those who don’t like the fuss of cooking a big Christmas dinner at home! Leave it to pros at Ye Olde Bell and enjoy a sumptuous five course meal with all the trimmings. This is also perfect for families as under 12s eat for half price, and under 2s eat for free!


Sambossa

4. Sambossa

Friday 23rd December | Peggy's Skylight | 6pm and 8.30pm | Tickets: £10-£16

Compact but very powerful, with music ranging from sultry bossa nova & grooving Latin, to blistering samba, Sambossa are a unique UK based Brazilian music quartet. They present all the sounds & rhythms of Brazil in a small band format.

Who is this for?

A staple on the Nottingham jazz scene, music lovers won’t want to miss the unique sounds of Sambossa. Why not make it an early Christmas treat and tuck into their mezze menu, or try one of their new cocktails while you’re enjoying the show?


Christmas at Wollaton 2022

5. Christmas at Wollaton 2022

Friday 2 December 2022 - Sunday 1 January 2023 | Wollaton Hall and Deer Park | Various times | Tickets: From £18.70 at peak times

As twilight descends this December, Christmas at Wollaton takes over the hall and gardens, once again transforming the grounds into a magical wonderland with a brand new illuminated light trail, which is set once again to delight visitors of all ages.

To find out what to expect, you can read our blog here.

Who is this for?

Perfect for all ages, this immersive light show is sure to delight even the Grinch! Wander through the lights and let the festive cheer wash over you in this popular seasonal display. Only available until Sunday 1st of January 2023.


The Nottingham Panthers vs Glasgow Clan

6. The Nottingham Panthers vs Glasgow Clan

Friday 23rd December 2022 | Motorpoint Arena Nottingham | 7.30pm | Tickets: From £12.40

Watch The Nottingham Panthers vs Glasgow Clan at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham this weekend!

The Nottingham Panthers are the only professional ice hockey team in the East Midlands. Playing out of the Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham Panthers games provide an atmosphere like no other and it's suitable for all ages, whether you're looking to start your night with something different or spend some time with the family.

Who is this for?

Perfect for the whole family, a Panthers match is also a wonderful date night out in Nottingham! Why not make a day of it by grabbing some food and drinks before or after the match?


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

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