What's on inFarnsfield


Welcome to Farnsfield

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

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Forthcoming events in Farnsfield

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: 7.6 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: 14 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: 11.4 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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01132 347474
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26
JUN
Speed Dating in Nottingham
Pitcher & Piano

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

Location: 10.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

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29
JUN
East Midlands Soul & Motown night
Westgate Suites

The Westgate Suites West Gate Long Eaton Notts NG10 1EHAbsolutely Packed Casual but smart pleaseALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas4 Rooms of Music at the EAST MIDLANDS SOUL Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50 after Open…

Location: 16.6 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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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: 14.1 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: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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30
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: 10.5 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07960156943(eve nings)
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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: 14 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: 14 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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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: 12.4 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: 13.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07980 337715
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13
JUL
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Chilwell, N
Bartons PLC

Funhouse Comedy brings another night full of fun and laughter to Bartons Chilwell Nottingham.Headlining is the charismatic and highly talented Sony Award winner Tom Wrigglesworth comedian Radio and TV presenter and voice‐over artist who has had two series on BBC Radio 4.…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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14
JUL
Truckfest Original 2018
Newark Showground

Truckfest is the must see show for enthusiasts families and the road haulage industry. Proud of its heritage in presenting trucks from all over the world Truckfest is Europes Premier trucking event showcasing a huge variety of trucks from giant American rigs…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01775 768661
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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: 10.5 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: 5.5 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: 10.7 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: 14 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: 11.9 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: 13.8 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: 5.5 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: 16.8 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: 11.2 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: 12.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
SEP
PJ 5k Obstacle Course Run
Newark Showground

Get ready to have the most fun in your PJs allowed in public NEW obstacles fresh for 2018 will make our PJ 5K the most fun and extreme inflatable obstacle course ever created. After your run join us for beer great food…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02033 717156
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27
SEP
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: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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: 11.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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14
OCT
Sweeney Entertainments Presents T.Rextasy
Newark Palace Theatre

. SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS T.REXTASYMarc Bolan with his band T.Rex was one of the most flamboyant and charismatic stars of the original glam rock era. With Bolans special ingredient of Rock‐a‐Boogie songs the band had a string of huge hits throughout the…

Location: 10.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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02
NOV
Sweeney Entertainments Presents The Best of Wham!
Majestic Theatre

SWEENEY ENTERTAINMENTS PRESENTS THE BEST OF WHAMSweeney Entertainments brings a fantastic new show to venues across the UK featuring the very best of George Andrew Pepsi and Shirlie The Best of WhamCan it really be 37 years since George Michael and…

Location: 16 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01366 380333
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Tourist Attractions


Millgate Museum

Millgate Museum is closed to visitors now as we are in the process of developing a new museum with a National Civil War Centre on the Old Magnus Buildings site Appletongate. This new museum will replace the exhibitions at Millgate and the Gilstrap Centre.At the Resource centre we…

Lexis

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

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.…

Millers

SnookerPool Hall at Millers in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on 01623 750260 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Potters

SnookerPool Hall at Potters in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on 01623 797975 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Spot On 2

SnookerPool Hall at Spot On 2 in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on 01623 635267 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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