What's on inWollaton


Welcome to Wollaton

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

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Forthcoming events in Wollaton

22
NOV
A Christmas Carol
Southwell Minster

One magical night Scrooge is visited by mystical ghosts who show him there is more to life than work and money slowly he begins to recognise the true meaning of Christmas. With a cavalcade of…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

23
NOV
Derby Poetry Festival Presents: Tony Walsh
QUAD

Derby Poetry Festival Presents: Tony WalshThursday 23rd November 6:30pm ‐ 8:00pmSuitable for age 16Tony Walsh Longfella Poet has been performing poetry since 2004 and brings his full‐length show to QUAD for Derby Poetry Festival. He has appeared all over the UK and…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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23
NOV
Live Music Tour Show - Mawkin
The Glee Club

Fresh off the heels from a blistering support set on Bellowheads 2016 farewell tour and following a string of summer appearances at Cambridge Grinagog Towersey and Sidmouth Festivals come and join Mawkin in celebrating their long awaited follow up album to The…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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23
NOV
Live Music Tour Show – Mawkin
The Glee Club Nottingham

Fresh off the heels from a blistering support set on Bellowheads 2016 farewell tour and following a string of summer appearances at Cambridge Grinagog Towersey and Sidmouth Festivals come and join Mawkin in celebrating their long awaited follow up album to The…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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24
NOV
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: 3.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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24
NOV
Loughborough christmas market
Market Place, Loughborough

There is a historical significance to the marketplace. Before the supermarkets before the internet; the marketplace was where traders would introduce their world to the world.Traders who had sailed the seas discovering lands and cultures would gather the culinary and material treasures…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07542 026035
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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: 13.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01623 482482
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25
NOV
Haydn's Creation
Southwell Minster

Under the baton of Ellie Martin Mansfield and Bingham Choral Societies are looking forward to performing the whole of Haydns masterpiece The Creation in the majestic setting of Southwell Cathedral with the Lincoln Chamber Orchestra.…

Location: 14.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07786 801088
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25
NOV
Lady Bay Vintage Midcentury Antiques Fair
Nottingham Rugby & Sports Club

Whether youre a retro fan a collector of mid‐century modern or youre looking for something vintage beautiful & quirky for yourself or your home try us out on Saturday 25th November. Well have thousands of goods to browse through at this Winter…

Location: 4.3 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07702 291334
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25
NOV
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: 3.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07960 156943
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25
NOV
Sledge-Lit 3 - fantasy, horror and SF day
QUAD

SLEDGE‐LIT 3Saturday 25th November 10am‐6pmTickets £25 including access to all sessions and event goodie bagBooking from http:www.derbyquad.co.ukeventssledge‐lit‐3.aspx or from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606Christmas comes but once a year and with it Sledge‐Lit rolls back into town for another feast of…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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28
NOV
Speed Dating in Nottingham
Fat Cat Cafe Bar

Nottingham Speed Dating How speed dating in Nottingham worksA great event to go to is Speed Dating in Nottingham. How it works is our friendly professional hosts will greet you and they will settle you in by briefly explaining the format…

Location: 3.1 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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01
DEC
On Colour: A Solo Exhibition by Samuel Harriman
Surface Gallery

On Colour is a celebration of light. As Aesthetica Magazine remarks Harrimans practice combines the mediums of light installation and painting to intonate the point that the use oflight is a form of painting. The use of painterly processes the light as…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 470793
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01
DEC
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: 11.8 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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02
DEC
Charity Sale of Special Books, by ExLibris
ExLibris

Sale of some of our best rescued books for adults and children. Quirky books scarce books unusual books collectable books attractive books books that shout look at me. Books that will make great gifts and books that will be wonderful to keep.…

Location: 6.5 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL:
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02
DEC
Derby Christmas Chilli Fiesta
The Silk Mill

This is the first Christmas Chilli Fiesta to be held at The Silk Mill Museum which is a UNESCO world heritage site for being the first factory in the world and the birthplace of the industrial revolution in 1721. Join the chilli…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01332 641901
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02
DEC
Leftovers
Surface Gallery

Leftovers features the work of Surface Gallerys many creative volunteers who specialise in varying practices: from the large glitch photomontage of DisplacedReplaced exploring the social cultural and political climate of the modern world to the delicate glass designs of Phoebe Joy and…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Exhibitions

TEL: 01159 470793
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05
DEC
The Vaudevillians: Jinkx Monsoon & Major Scales
Glee Club Nottingham

After selling out an often‐extended Off‐Broadway run an Australian tour and a run at Londons Soho Theatre RuPauls Drag Race winner Jinkx Monsoon is going on tour with The Vaudevillians a bawdy rowdy musical comedy co‐starring composer and musician Major Scales.Throughout the…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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06
DEC
Duke Special
Glee Club Nottingham

For his thousands of fans he is known as Duke Special. But for his family friends and loved ones he is their dear Peter Wilson. Lisburn North Ireland witnessed the birth of this very…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
DEC
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Ashby-de-la
The Lyric Rooms

Funhouse Comedy returns to the delightful Lyric Rooms Ashby‐de‐la‐Zouch for another night of fun and laughter.Headlining is International stand‐up comedian Paul Sinha currently one of the chasers on ITVs quiz show The Chase and writerhostpresenter of Paul Sinhas History Revision on Radio…

Location: 17 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07968 871568
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08
DEC
Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Tired of boring Christmas parties Parties that are all much of a muchness Then come to Derby Museums this year for your Christmas and experience the best party this Christmas.Situated in the iconic Silk Mill Museum UNESCO world heritage site for being…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Business

TEL: 01332 641901
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08
DEC
James Bond Theme Christmas Party
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Friday 8 December 2017…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 01332 641901
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09
DEC
Christmas Party at The Silk Mill
The Silk Mill

Join us this festive season at The Silk Mill James Bond Theme Christmas Ball ‐ if you are looking for somewhere fabulous for your Christmas Party then why not celebrate at the site of the worlds first factoryOn Saturday 9 December 2017…

Location: 10.5 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

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14
DEC
Mansfield Choral Society - Christmas Carols
Queen Elizabeth Academy

Bring a picnic and enjoy us singing some carols and then join in and sing some yourself Ellie Martin will lead us and you in some new carols as well as some firm favourites.…

Location: 14.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07786 801088
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17
DEC
Planet Circus The Wow Factor! Christmas Special!
hucknall car boot Site

The worlds most dangerous circus act Team Brazil in The Splitting Globe of Death with motorcyclists speeding around inside a steel cage at over 60mph this act has to be seen to be believed. Bonita with her hoola hoop sensation will…

Location: 5.1 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 07563 727206
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19
DEC
Boyzlife Xmas Tour 2017 - Nottingham 19th Dec
Glee Club Nottingham

Keith and Brian came from Louis Walshs stable of discoveries back in the 90s and have become Irish National treasures. With International success Boyzone topped the charts for 7 years at their peak with Hits like When The Going Gets Tough No…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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28
DEC
The Rollin Stoned
Flowerpot

Including Jumping Jack Flash Paint It Black Not Fade Away and Satisfaction.Expect a minimum two hour show with rockin all the way and spectacular costume changes. They have been described by The Times as better…

Location: 10.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

05
JAN
The International Postcard Show 2018: Call for Sub
Surface Gallery

All submissions will be included in this vibrant and hugely popular exhibition. The International Postcard Show will feature hundreds of original creations in an array of different media by established and aspiring artists from all over the world.All artists can choose to…

Location: 3.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 470793
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13
JAN
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: 3.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07960156943(eve nings)
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18
JAN
Dane Baptiste - G.O.D (Gold. Oil. Drugs)
Glee Club Nottingham

Fresh from hosting Live at the Apollo and another total sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Dane Baptiste brings his third smash hit show on national tour. Original provocative and exceptionally crafted G.O.D. Gold. Oil. Drugs explores our worldwide pursuit of…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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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…

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…

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…

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. …

Nottingham Industrial Museum

Visit Wollaton Hall and Park's Industrial Museum, with a wonderful display of Textile, Transport and Technology from Nottingham's past on display, including favourites like the Basford Beam Engine, a fully operational analogue telephone network that you can see working whilst you chat, a display of cycles, motor cycles…

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