What's on inBilborough


Welcome to Bilborough

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Bilborough - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Bilborough to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Bilborough

31
MAY
ABBA Tribute Night with Sensation
Guildhall Theatre

Dig out your platforms and flares as Sensation take you back to the golden days of ABBA. The unique ABBA sound is recreated live on stage matched with stunning replica costumes dynamic choreography captivating harmonies and a sprinkling of light‐hearted humour.With plenty…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01332 255800
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01
JUN
Rolls Royce Derby
Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Soul and Motown Night Derby.On the 1st Friday of the month. 2 rooms 7 DJs. Car parking superior venue peace of mind security. Over 30s.Packed every month. Rolls Royce Soul Night Derby.On the 1st Friday of the month. Price includes…

Location: 12.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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04
JUN
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Derby
Blessington Carriage

Lots of Laughter at The Blessington Carriage Derby.Funhouse Comedy Club returns to the Blessington Carriage Derby for another night full of laughter.Headlining the night will be the quietly confident appealing and quick‐witted Ben Briggs who takes his audience on a hilarious journey…

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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06
JUN
Speed Dating in Nottingham
Fat Cat Café Bar

Speed Dating in NottinghamHow Speed Dating in Nottingham worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Nottingham you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of the…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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06
JUN
Writing Fiction for Women's Magazines
QUAD

Writing Fiction for Womens Magazines With Joanna BarndenWednesdays from 6th June to 27th June 4 weeks 7pm‐9pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3AS£50£40 members and concessionsTickets from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursewriting‐fiction‐for‐women‐s‐magazines.aspxLooking to write short stories Looking to…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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07
JUN
R.E.M by Stipe
Glee Club Nottingham

R.E.M. by Stipe R.E.M. recreated. Playing hits like Losing My Religion and the ever relevant Its The End of the World Stipe are regular visitors to the festival scene leading venues and with gigs into Europe. Stipe have earned the praise…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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09
JUN
Writing Horror Stories (workshop)
QUAD

WRITING HORROR FICTIONWith Charlotte BakerSaturday 9th June 1pm‐5pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £20 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcoursewriting‐horror‐fiction.aspxIn this session author and tutor Charlotte Baker will guide you through how to create a great horror story…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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09
JUN
Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
The Nottingham Mechanics (Board Room),

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07960156943(eve nings)
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10
JUN
Blow the Dust off your Instrument Playing Day
Albert Hall

Did you learn to play an instrument when you were at school but havent got it out of the case for a long time Or have you taken up playing an instrument in adult life just for fun Do you like playing…

Location: 3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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14
JUN
Editing Your Writing
QUAD

Editing Your Writing With Sophie SnellThursday 14th June 7pm‐9pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £8 from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from https:www.derbyquad.co.ukcourseediting‐your‐writing.aspxJoin psychological thriller author Sophie Snell for an in‐depth look into the editing process for writers. A…

Location: 10.7 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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14
JUN
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Southwell
The Saracens Head Hotel & Restaurant

STAR OF ITVS CHASE COMES TO SOUTHWELLFunhouse Comedy Club is back at the Saracens Head Southwell for another night of fun and laughter.Headlining is International stand‐up comedian Paul Sinha who has appeared on ITVs Tonight at The London Palladium and is currently…

Location: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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16
JUN
Poppy Walk
Old Market Square

Discover Nottinghams hidden gems this summer and raise funds for The Royal British Legion. Poppy Walk is coming to Old Market Square on 16th June and will be the perfect way to discover the past and present of this historic city. This…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03330 114500
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23
JUN
Mum2mum Market Mansfield
The Mansfield Baptist Church Centre

NEED TO DECLUTTERBook your stall at the award winning Mum2mum Market as seen on Dragons Den. Sell your outgrown baby and childrens clothes toys equipment and maternity wear and keep ALL of the profits Tables cost £15 are 6ft long and include…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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23
JUN
Lady Bay Vintage Midcentury Antiques Fair
Nottingham Rugby & Sports Club

Thousands of goods to browse through at our Summer event. Well have more traders than ever indoors and out selling everything from art furniture homeware kitchenalia shelving sideboards textiles fabrics lighting art deco 20th century ceramics studio pottery glass French antiques books…

Location: 4.6 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07702 291334
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24
JUN
Subway Helping Hearts Family 5k
Wollaton Park

Subway stores and Heart Research UK are hosting a series of Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K events throughout the UK in the summer of 2018.Not only is there the exciting 5K run itself with our iconic Field of Fresh inflatable obstacle course…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01132 347474
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30
JUN
Classics to Swing
Nottingham Trent University

This one‐day singing workshop will be led by Angela Kay whose informal exhilarating and entertaining approach to choral singing is sure to lift the spirits and make the day an enjoyable one for all.Come and sing a sumptuous Mendelssohn motet a sparkling…

Location: 4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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08
JUL
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Wollaton Hall

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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14
JUL
Inflatable 5k Obstacle Course Run
Nottingham Racecourse

Nottingham we are coming back in 2018 Get ready to experience the ultimate 5k inflatable obstacle run in the UK. The course is packed with the some of the largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever created.Pit your wits against ten giant…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02033 717156
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15
JUL
Sense and Sensibility
Newstead Abbey

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as Elinor and Marianne Dashwood make their first forays into the exciting world of Regency society. Adapted by award‐winning writer Laura Turner this exquisite and lively tale follows the sisters as they fall in love make…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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19
JUL
An Evening with David Sedaris UK Tour 2018
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Leading US Humorist Best selling author and Triple Grammy Award nominee David Sedaris is coming to London for his 2018 UK tour supporting the release of his new book of essays Calypso.Known for his sardonic wit and his social satires and critiques…

Location: 3.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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04
AUG
Cromford Steam Rally
Highacres Farm

Location: 15.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 016295 882272
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05
AUG
Riverside Festival Dragon Boat Challenge
Victoria Embankment

Dragon Boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today ‐ as well as the most fun Up to 10 people paddle each 30 boat with a drummer at the front beating time and our…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01780 470718
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12
AUG
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Newstead Abbey

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 8.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
AUG
Summer School 2018
Trent College

Music for Everyones 2018 Summer School will be a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in quality music‐making in a stimulating friendly environment.This year we are delighted that Trent College is hosting our Summer School. The excellent facilities rolling parkland excellent transport links…

Location: 5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01159 589312
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18
AUG
Wild Walk: The Golden Thief
The Crich Glebe Field Centre

Explorers wanderers and daring adventurers we want youJoin us in Crich as professional theatre company Babbling Vagabonds take us on a Wild Walk outdoor adventure to discover the rascal who has been stealing the Kings golden apples.Pit your wits against riddlers…

Location: 13.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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22
AUG
ALASKA THUNDERF**k 5000
The Glee Club Nottingham

The Klub Kids are back and this time they are bringing RuPauls All Stars 2 Winner Alaska Thunderfk 5000 with her chart topping hits and witty banter this evening is sure to be loads of fun. Expect something different from Alaska when…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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08
OCT
Sons Of Pitches
The Glee Club Nottingham

The Sons of Pitches are a multi‐award‐winning British vocal group who specialize in acappella and beatbox. They won The Naked Choir in 2015. Formed in 2013 when they were all studying at the University of Birmingham they had their cover of Skrillexs…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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26
OCT
The Skeleton Run, 5 Mile Night Trail Run
The Beacon Hill Country Park

. Fancy a sprint through the spooky woods in the dead of night Then dust off your wigs and break out the fake blood and join us at the original Skeleton Run. With 5 miles of terrifying trails the horror of Beacon…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07968 836549
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08
NOV
Zoe Lyons
The Glee Club Nottingham

After extensive stints on The News Quiz Just A Minute The Now Show and plenty more. All this makes it sound like Zoe Lyons has some sort of idea what shes doing in life. But does she Or is she the perfect…

Location: 3.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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11
NOV
The Winter Beast, 5 and 10 mile Race
Aylesford Equine X Country Course

. The Winter Beast Double or Quit trail adventure mud run now in its 10th year Tackle 40 ish whos counting obstacles usually meant for 4 legged animals per 5 mile lap including water mud hills water a few surprises and did…

Location: 16.7 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: +447968 836549
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Tourist Attractions


Tales of Robin Hood

Weapon Handling DaysCome along and meet our resident weapons expert, swords, helmets, maces and axes are just a few examples of the medieval weaponry you can view, handle and learn about. Feel the weight of the chain mail that knights would have had to wear under their…

The Galleries Of Justice Museum

Travel with us through 3 centuries of crime and punishment reliving the lives, trials and executions of the most unfortunate inhabitants of the land. Experience a real trial in the authentic Victorian courtroom before being sentenced and 'sent down' to the original cells and caves deep within…

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle is a magnificent 17th century ducal mansion built on the site of the original medieval castle, with spectacular views across the city. It houses a vibrant museum and art gallery with collections of silver, glass, armour and paintings, plus fifteen centuries of Nottingham history. …

Caves of Nottingham

Discover a hidden world beneath the streets of Nottingham. Nottingham Caves are a unique 750‐year‐old cave system situated beneath a modern day shopping centre. A digital audio tour guides you through the only remaining underground medieval tannery in England, beer cellars, an air raid shelter and the…

Midland Railway Butterley

A Standard Gauge Railway Running Steam and Diesel Hauled Passenger Trains with a Musueum Dedicated to the Midland Railway.The Midland Railway, Butterley is the home for all things associated with the Midland Railway. There is a standard gauge line which has steam and diesel hauled passenger trains. The…

Denby Pottery Visitor Centre

See how Denby is made, 'have a go' at painting a plate, watch a free cookery demonstration in the Emporium or browse around the shops and museum. All Tours at Denby are led by experienced Tour Guides who will take you round and explain how the pottery…

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