5 Things to Do in Nottingham This Weekend

Words: Isaac Seelochan
Thursday 30 August 2018
reading time: min, words

Start the month off good and proper...


Outdoor Theatre Season: The Midnight Gang

When? Friday 31 August 2018, 5pm
Where? Newstead Abbey
What? The Outdoor Theatre is back at Newstead Abbey, this time with The Midnight Gang. The play is based on the David Walliams book where a boy, involved in an accident, wakes up to discover that he is in a hospital, and at midnight he and his fellow patients try to brighten the place up.
How much? £11 - £46
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Macmillan Fest

When? Saturday 1 September, 1pm
Where? Rock City, Rescue Rooms, Stealth, The Level, The Loft and Tap ‘N’ Tumblr
What? Back for a ninth year, Macmillan Fest will have over 62 acts playing across Notts. Headlined by Black Peaks, the festival is all for a good cause, with proceeds going towards Macmillan Cancer Support.
How much? £16.50 
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Nottingham Fixers: Repair Cafe

When? Saturday 1 September, 2pm – 5pm

Where? Sherwood Methodist Church

What? The Nottingham Fixers, a group of community volunteers, are coming to the Sherwood Methodist on Saturday 1 September. This snazzy idea involves yer bringing your broken household bits and bobs to be fixed. There’s also gonna be a pop-up café serving drinks and cakes, just to keep them sugar levels up.

How much? Free

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The Vintage Carnival

When? Saturday 1 September, 11am – 6pm

Where? Nottingham Racecourse

What? Back at Notts Racecourse for the third year running, the vintage carnival is a marvelous way to bring in September. With vintage shopping, classic car displays, and street food, The Vintage Carnival is a proper quality family day out.

How much? £10

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The Lord of Milan

When? Sunday 2 September, 8.15pm

Where? Broadway Cinema

What? Back again at Broadway, The Lord of Milan looks back at the life of Herbert Kilpin, the Notts born co-founder of famous footy club AC Milan. The film starts by exploring the relationship between Notts County and Juventus supporters. From then on, you are transported between Nottingham and Milan, with plenty of heartwarming moments to warm yer cockles. Even if you ain’t footy mad, it’s definitely worth a watch. Plus, it was made by the LeftLion team. So there.

How much? £4.50 - £9

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For the full motherload of goings-on this week, check out our What’s On section

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