What's on inBlidworth


Welcome to Blidworth

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Blidworth - 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 Blidworth to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Blidworth

28
MAY
The Land That Slime Forgot
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Primordial Ooze in the Land That Slime ForgotCome and join in with the latest gooey craze of slime makingMake your own slime add your additional extras such as glitter food colouring and sequins and take it away in your own slime tubOnly…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01909 720378
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03
JUN
Anston Stones Wood Nature and Archaeology Walk
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join Senior Ranger Jim Anderson on this archaeology themed walk of Anston Stones.He will regale you with fascinating facts and information about the archaeology and history of the site whilst walking and enjoying the sunshineDogs on leads welcome.…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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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: 10 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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06
JUN
Talk: Stories of the Skeleton
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

The tales you tell dont end with death ‐ your body can tell us a fascinating amount of information too. Join Jennifer Horseman as she talks about what can be learned from looking at bones. …

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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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: 10.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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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: 9.6 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: 10 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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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: 7 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: 10.1 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: 5 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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23
JUN
Traditional Textiles Workshop
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Try your hand at making traditional textile crafts by using methods that have been practiced for centuries …

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01909 720378
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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: 11 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: 11 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: 13.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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30
JUN
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Bolsover Castle

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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02
JUL
Plants as Food and Medicine Course
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join Patrick Harding in foraging for wild plants to use in food drink and medicine What will you discover…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01909 720378
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04
JUL
The Creswell Hyenas
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join Jane Ford from the University of Sheffield as she talks about her main area of research ‐ Hyenas of the Ice Age and how ongoing research on the finds from Creswell Crags is giving us a fascinating insight into their lives.…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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07
JUL
Mum2mum Market Chesterfield
Tupton Village Hall

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 £13 for a 4ft table or…

Location: 13.6 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

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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: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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11
JUL
Oliver!
The Assembly Rooms

The classic story of Oliver Twist the workhouse orphan who dared to ask for a second helping at dinner time.Sold by Mr Bumble the beadle of the workhouse to the Sowerberrys the local undertakers Oliver escapes and makes his way to…

Location: 11.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07980 337715
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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: 10.2 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: 2.5 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: 9.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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21
JUL
Wildflower and Butterfly Walk
Creswell Crags Museum and Heritage Centre

Join senior ranger Jim Anderson on a leisurely wander around the Crags to enjoy the summer colours of our butterflies and plants.Families and dogs on leads welcome. …

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01909 720378
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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: 11.2 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01780 470718
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09
AUG
Little Women
Bolsover Castle

Chapterhouse Theatre Company is proud to present the timeless story of Little Women based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. Join Chapterhouse as four sisters ‐ Jo Beth Meg and Amy ‐ tell the story of their life during the…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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: 2.5 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: 15.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01159 589312
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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: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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01
SEP
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Wollaton Hall

Deep in the beautiful Northumbrian countryside a terrifying mystery and a legendary nemesis await the arrival of the worlds greatest detective. When the wife of Doctor Watson suddenly disappears a desperate quest to find her begins. Sherlock Holmes comes face to face…

Location: 11 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Tourist Attractions


NG1

NG1 Ltd Nightclub in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 0115‐958 8440 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Maze

Maze Nightclub in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 0115‐947 5650 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Lexis

Lexis Nightclub in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01623 657444 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Media

Media Nightclub in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 0115‐910 1101 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Empire

Play Bingo at Empire in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01623 742373 for opening times, entrance costs, Bingo membership information and prize money.…

B Billy

B Billy ‐ Amusement Park in Sutton‐In‐Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01623466331 for opening times, entrance costs, and attractionsrides available at this park.…

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