What's on inNewstead


Welcome to Newstead

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

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Forthcoming events in Newstead

22
JUN
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Kedleston Hall

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: 14.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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: 6.1 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: 14.9 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: 9.8 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: 8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01132 347474
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24
JUN
Game Day! Ft. Dominaria Store Championships!
Jack in a Box

Dominaria Store Championships £5 entry requires a Standard MTG Deck.Tekken 7 Tournament £3 entry controllers will be provided but if you want to bring your own arcade stick you can.Game of Thrones LCG Tournament £3 entry bring your own tournament deck.Netrunner Draft…

Location: 6.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01773 745263
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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: 8.7 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: 11.4 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: 10.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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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: 8 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: 14.9 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: 14.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01909 720378
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05
JUL
Historical Fiction Workshop: From Faces to Fiction
QUAD

Historical Fiction Workshop: From Faces to FictionWith Clare HarveyQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3AS5th July 7pm‐9pmTickets £8Join acclaimed author Clare Harvey in an exploration of how portrait paintings can provide a stepping off point for the creation of historical novels and short…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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06
JUL
ROLLS ROYCE DERBY
Rolls Royce

Rolls Royce Soul Night Derby on the 1st Friday of the month. Price includes a booking fee to cover cardPayPal charges A legendary venue in the East Midlands in 2 ROOMS.This delightful setting is the centre for a fabulous monthly…

Location: 16.3 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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06
JUL
Singin' In The Rain Jr.
DCAS

Singin in the Rain JR. has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline the starlet the leading man and a love affair that could change lives and make or break careers In silent movies Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are…

Location: 14.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07584 635932
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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: 11.2 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: 8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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08
JUL
Funhouse Comedy Club - All Day Comedy in Derby Jul
Bar One

Funhouse Comedy brings an outstanding day of comedy to the beer garden stage in Derby.2.00pm ‐ Pat Monahan ‐ GoalsMulti award‐winning comedian and Fringe favourite returns to Edinburgh with another brand new stand‐up show. We all have life goals whether its to…

Location: 14 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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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: 11.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07980 337715
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12
JUL
Born To Win
Pomegranate Theatre

After the huge success of Dance is Life in 2017 Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster showcasing a story of love and passion with even more heat even more energy and even more drama than…

Location: 14.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01246 345222
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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: 9.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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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: 9.5 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: 3 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: 8.3 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: 14.9 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01909 720378
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28
JUL
Literature Surgeries
QUAD

Literature SurgeriesSaturday 28th July 10:00am ‐ 2:00pm half hourly slotsQUAD Market Place DerbyQUADs Literature Officer Alex Davis surgeries offer a range of useful feedback on story and writing style as well as potential paths to publication. These one‐to‐one sessions are perfect for…

Location: 13.7 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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04
AUG
Cromford Steam Rally
Highacres Farm

Location: 10.7 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: 9.5 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: 11.8 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: 3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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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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