Things to do in Nottinghamshire: 23 – 30 June

This weekend there are lots of outdoor activities you’re going to love, including the chance to watch history in Old Market Square!

Whichcraft Festival at Trent Navigation Inn

Friday 23 – Saturday 24 June



Come to Whichcraft Festival for a celebration of great beer, live music and brilliant comedy along with street food and stalls all for free! The two days will feature local bands, musicians and comedians taking to the stages to provide top quality entertainment.

The bars will feature up to 30 craft beers from breweries far and wide, in addition to two special collaboration brews which have been produced by Navigation, Castle Rock and Magpie breweries to celebrate the Nottingham craft beer scene.

Street food will be available on both days and local producers and business will also be showcasing their products and services on craft stalls.

Lord Mayor’s Parade and FREE Fun Day at Nottingham Castle

Saturday 24 June

10am – 5pm

This Saturday, watch the ceremonial parade from the Council House to Nottingham Castle followed by a day of FREE family activities at the Castle including stalls, activities and live music. The new Lord Mayor and Sheriff of Nottingham will be sworn in and the City blessed – watch history being made!

Please note the parade leaves Market Square at 11am.

For more details please see Nottingham Castle’s website.

Sherwood Art Week at Various Venues

Saturday 24 June – Sunday 2 July

9am – 5pm


Now in its 9th year, Sherwood Art Week is a celebration of local creativity with opportunities for emerging artists, as well as professionals, to showcase their work. It promotes a sense of community by encouraging local people to enhance their environment and make their own art.

Sherwood will be transformed with colourful displays of knitted graffiti and art in shops, with over 90 businesses donating their shop windows for artists to display their work.

Throughout the week, there are morning, afternoon and evening 2 hour taster workshops at various venues. They book up fast, so do call and book your place in advance.

View the full programme here.

Fun Dog Show at Clumber Park

Sunday 25 June

12pm – 3.30pm

FREE (Normal park admission prices apply)

Enjoy an afternoon full of everything canine related in this fun-filled dog show at Clumber Park.

Meet a host of furry friends at the 2017 fun dog show. With 10 categories, including cutest puppy and waggiest tail, why not bring your dog along and enter them into a class?

The Park Garden Trail at The Park Estate

Sunday 25 June

1pm – 6pm


Spend an afternoon in the Victorian heart of Nottingham and enjoy visiting a wide range of gardens and landscapes – some large, some small and some secret – while raising funds for local charities. Walk the wide leafy pavements and view the unique architecture of houses that have stood here for over 150 years.

Newcastle Circus, one of The Park’s community spaces, will host a number of activities, some specifically for children. Local restaurants and caterers will be on hand with food stalls, beer and wine. So whatever you do, don’t miss this opportunity to feast your eyes, feed your appetite and indulge your senses!

For more details including advance ticket information, please visit Park Garden Trail.

Enjoy the week Notts!