We’ve rounded up our top 5 things to do in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire this weekend.

Take your pick of unique events and activities including a guided walk with Robin Hood, a fantastic comedy show, an arts & crafts afternoon 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 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.

Robin Hood Town Tour

1. Robin Hood Town Tour

Saturday 2nd March | The Cross Keys, Nottingham | 2pm - 4:30pm | Tickets: £8.80 - £15.95

The multi award winning Robin Hood Town Tour is the definitive way to learn about our world famous legend and to find the best that Nottingham has to offer.

Enjoy this guided walking tour of Nottingham City Centre and learn how simple ballads grew over 700 years into one of the greatest stories ever told. This fun, theatrical exploration of the legend is told against the back drop of the city and its unique history. As you visit places associated with Robin Hood, you will also see the town's key sites of interest and learn about its past, present and future. Robin will also point out the best places to eat, drink and make merry so you can make the most of your stay.

The tour ends at Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem – the oldest pub in England - where people are invited to stop a while, refresh themselves and quaff fine ales with Robin Hood.

Don’t worry if you can’t make it this weekend as Robin Hood runs tours most Saturdays and even by private booking!

Bill Bailey – Thoughtifier

2. Bill Bailey – Thoughtifier

Friday 1st March | Motorpoint Arena Nottingham | 8pm | Tickets from £31 + booking fee

Bill Bailey is delighted to get back on the road with the announcement of arena tour. With his trademark musical stylings and characteristic wit, Bill will be bringing his tour to Nottingham this weekend.

Don’t miss this magical, musical mystery tour of the human mind, along with some other pressing matters about whales, biophilia and unrequited love. Amplified With Music. Welcome to Thoughtifier!

This event is perfect for comedy lovers, and would make a fantastic night out for those in need of a good laugh. But you better be quick, as there are only a limited number of tickets remaining.

Courtyard Makers Market at Thoresby Park

3. Courtyard Makers Market at Thoresby Park

Sunday 3rd March | Thoresby Park and Courtyard | FREE entry (£3 car parking all day)

Thoresby Park, within the heart of Nottinghamshire, is a lovely place to visit all year round with a range of attractions for all the family. The extensive grounds cover over 1000 acres of rich unspoilt English countryside, with a range of facilities and attractions open to the public all year round.

Thoresby Park Courtyard market, already well known for showcasing the best local crafters and artisans over the years is now being managed by Little Hummingbird Events.

Little Hummingbird Events will be working in collaboration with the team at Thoresby Park to enhance the offering to bring a selection of local creatives, makers and artists, with a varied selection of handmade crafts and food.

You can also catch this market on selected Sundays in April, June, August and November.

Myths and Legends with the Master at Arms

4. Myths and Legends with the Master at Arms

Saturday 2nd March I RSPB Sherwood Forest | 1pm - 2.30pm | Price: £7.50 (£6 for RSPB members)

Join William De Tankerville, The Sheriff of Nottingham’s Master at Arms, as he takes you on a tour of the majestic Greenwood, sharing stories of medieval life and the villainous Robin Hood.

William has become very familiar with Sherwood while on the hunt for Robin Hood and knows the most beautiful pathways... and the deadliest! Although do not fear good citizens of Nottingham, not even the dastardly Hood would dare take on the Sheriffs most experienced warrior.

This walk will take you on a journey through the forest, hearing the tales of its most legendary

This is a wonderful way to reconnect with nature, and a lovely day out for those who are interested in medieval history or the legend of Robin Hood. The walk will last approximately 90 minutes, so the venue asks that you bring suitable clothing and footwear. You can also join the event on Saturday 23rd March and selected Saturdays in April if you can’t make it this weekend.

March Craft of the Month Pot Painting

5. March Craft of the Month: Pot Painting

Friday 1st March - Saturday 30th March | Debbie Bryan, Lace Market | Tickets £28

Hand-paint your own plant pot or saucer! This delightful activity allows you to embrace your artist nature through paint.

Equipped with a range of materials alongside our inspirational illustrative design sheet, and a helpful How-To postcard, you'll have everything you need to unleash your creative flair.

With your choice of tea or freshly ground coffee and a chocolate fudge brownie. You will be allocated a hour and a half for your Crafternoon.

You will be provided with an introduction from the Debbie Bryan team on tips and techniques before you'll be set on your way to creating your own design. You will also choose between a Terracotta Pot or Saucer, and various decorative options.

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


Robin Hood Town Tour
Guided Walk
Robin Hood Town Tour Ezekial Bone | Visit Nottinghamshire

Now is your chance to see the sights, hear the stories and explore this cultural capital with Robin Hood as your tour guide to Nottingham.

Myths and Legends with the Master at Arms
Guided Walk
Myths and Legends with the Master at Arms

Join William De Tankerville, The Sheriff of Nottingham's Master at Arms, as he takes you on a tour of the majestic Greenwood, sharing stories of medieval life and the villainous Robin Hood.

March Craft of the Month: Pot Painting
Craft of the Month: Pot Painting

Hand-paint your own plant pot or saucer! This delightful activity allows you to embrace your artist nature through paint.



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