What's on inWest Drayton


Welcome to West Drayton

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

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Forthcoming events in West Drayton

26
MAR
Mother's Day Afternoon Teas
Gainsborough Old Hall

Sun 26th March Spoil your mum this Mothering Sunday with an exclusive Vintage Afternoon Tea in The West Range at Gainsborough Old Hall.Mothering Sunday Afternoon Tea will include a glass of bubbly Prosecco on arrival a delicious selection of sandwiches and freshly…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 782040
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01
APR
Easter Quest - Tudor Spies! Cracking the Code
Gainsborough Old Hall

Sat 1st to Mon 17th April A half term activity where children are encouraged to become a Tudor spy and crack the code to find the missing treasure. Prizes for all successful code breakers Fee included in admission price …

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 782040
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04
APR
Morris Exhibition - 50 Golden Years
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Tues 4th April ‐ Sun 2nd July10am ‐ 4.30pmAn exhibition celebrating 50 years of Grimsby Morris Men. …

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01522 782040
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06
APR
Enchanted Forest
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Thurs 6th April ‐ Fr 7th April10am ‐ 3.30pm A magical day of craft activities based around fairy‐tale forests. Make your own jewelled trees fairies trolls and other woodland creatures. Free admissionsCrafts £2 …

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 782040
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07
APR
Friday Fun Club
Gainsborough Old Hall

Fri 7th AprilGet creative with Shape Shifters ‐ printing onto fabrics and paper in the stunning surrounds of Gainsborough Old Hall.Please contact us for further details. …

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01522 782040
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19
APR
The Lady Boys of bangkok
Newark Palace Theatre

Sexy funny feisty eye opening and totally entertaining ‐ East meets West and Cabaret meets spectacular West End musical as the party explodes into life in a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour.The entertainment is fast and unrelenting as the eclectic mix of music…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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22
APR
Illustrated Talk on the East Coast Railway
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Sat 22nd April 2pm til 3.45pmMike Fowler returns to carry on the story of the East Coast Railway Line. £4 per ticket with tea and coffee…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01522 782040
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22
APR
Mansfield Casefile: The Mystery of the StarEaters
Mansfield Town Centre

Mansfield BID are proud to present this new one‐day live adventure game in partnership with Casebook Events.For one day only on Saturday 22nd April over a dozen secret locations around Mansfield town centre some usually off‐limits to the public will be taking…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 02032 398549
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22
APR
Some Enchanted Evening - A Musical Revue
Majestic Theatre

Love musicals Dont miss this show Featuring your favourite songs from the best loved Broadway and West End Shows including South Pacific Oklahoma Mamma Mia Wicked Les Miserables and many more. This show is now on its 5th UK Tour A magical…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01777 706866
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29
APR
Costumes from Wolf Hall
Gainsborough Old Hall

Sat 29th April ‐ Mon 28th AugAn exciting exhibition of costumes from the acclaimed BBC Drama depicting the main characters of Henry VIIIs court at the time of Thomas Cromwells rise to power as Henrys chief advisor. Find some fascinating links between…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01522 782040
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16
MAY
Focus on Daphne the Tank Centenary lecture
Museum of Lincolnshire Life

Tues 16th May 2pm until 3.45pmAn illustrated birthday talk on the 100 year history of Daphne our resident WW1 tank. Gwyn Evans the tank researcher and historian who unravelled Daphnes story shares the tale whilst giving a flavour of tank production by…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 01522 782040
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27
MAY
Vintage Craft Fair
Gainsborough Old Hall

Sat 27th to Mon 29th May 11.00am 5pm Over 60 craft stalls from all over the country selling homewares gifts confectionery clothing jewellery cards and novelties where you can find the perfect gift for your loved one. Staying with the…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 01522 782040
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09
SEP
Counterfeit Sixties Show
Majestic Theatre

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 4.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01777 706866
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09
SEP
Inflatable 5k - Newark
Newark Showground

10 Gigantic Inflatable ObstaclesPit your wits against ten giant inflatable obstacles that will let you flip bounce & boing your way around an incredibly fun 5k courseVenue: Newark Showground Lincoln Rd Winthorpe Newark NG24 2NYPrice16 Weeks Before: GBP 258 Weeks Before: GBP…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07709 471891
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25
NOV
Absolute Bowie
One Call Stadium, Mansfield Town Football Club

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 13.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01623 482482
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Tourist Attractions


Clumber Park

The park comprises over 3800 acres of peaceful woods, open heath and rolling farmland, with a superb serpentine lake at its heart and the longest avenue of lime trees in Europe. Part of Nottinghamshire's famed 'Dukeries', Clumber was formerly home to the Dukes of Newcastle. The…

Sherwood Forest Country Park

Browse around the Visitor Centre shops or relax after a stroll in the Forest Table Restaurant. Take a walk to the mighty Major Oak, pick up one of our fun family nature trails, or just stand and admire the weird and wonderful shapes of the ancient oak…

Wetlands Waterfowl Reserve

Wetlands Waterfowl reserve and Exotic Bird Park ‐ 32 acres of tranquil lakes and woodland. Wetlands primary objective is to enable people of all ages to view and get close to animals they wouldn't normally have the chance to see. Our 23‐acre parkland also provides a…

Avenue Discotheque

Avenue Discotheque Nightclub in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01909 531350 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Bliss

Bliss Nightclub in Retford, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01777 704981 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Breakers Snooker Pool & Social Club

SnookerPool Hall at Breakers Snooker Pool & Social Club in Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Contact venue on 01909 472192 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

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