Half Term in Nottingham

 
Ceramic Workshops - Children's Activities Katherine Fortnum Ceramics Studio Further afield
17-Sep-14 to 21-Aug-15
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We have a wide variety of fun workshops for ages 4+. There's a variety of choices from making your very own hedgehog, roses, cave paintings, treasure chests, mug and many more!...

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Morse Code Mystery - Great War Secret Nottingham Industrial Museum Wollaton
18-Oct-14 to 1-Nov-14

Search for hidden codes around the museum. We have some secret codes about Nottingham in the Great War hidden around the museum. You can find all of the secret codes and crack...

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October Half Term Activities Nottingham Contemporary Nottingham centre
18-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14
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Join us over the October Half Term to create a Mystic Garden. Animated Pictures Sat 18 & Sun 19 October We'll be bringing old gardening books to life by making moving pictures. ...

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Halloween Freaky Fortnight! The Galleries of Justice Nottingham centre
18-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14

Join in the fun this October half term with our unique, family friendly actor led tour and many more spooky events. Experience our new actor led tour '‘Orrible Hangings & Gory...

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YMCA day camps | Half Term Aspley Youth & Community Centre Broxtowe
20-Oct-14 to 20-Feb-15

Our holiday camps are an excellent opportunity to explore nature, discover new talents, try new activities, gain independence and make lasting friendships. From Arts & Crafts to...

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YMCA day camps | Half Term Eastwood Community Sports Centre Eastwood
20-Oct-14 to 20-Feb-15

Our holiday camps are an excellent opportunity to explore nature, discover new talents, try new activities, gain independence and make lasting friendships. From Arts & Crafts to...

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School's Out - £1 a Day Holiday Programme various leisure centres City wide
20-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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School's Out - £1 a Day Children's Holiday Activity Programme. Runs every weekday during the school holidays (excluding Christmas and bank holidays) at these leisure centres: Cli...

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Floating Lights Lakeside Arts Centre Lenton
24-Oct-14 to 25-Oct-14
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An artistic workshop as part of the run-up to Lakeside's Floating of the Lights Diwali celebrations. Diyas are small hand-held decorative lights that are created to celebrate...

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Emily Brown and The Thing Lakeside Arts Centre Lenton
24-Oct-14 to 25-Oct-14
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A magical, musical show brought to you by the creators of the Gruffalo stage show. Something is keeping Emily Brown awake… One evening, Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit Stanl...

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The Five & The Prophecy of Prana Nottingham Playhouse Nottingham centre
24-Oct-14 to 25-Oct-14
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An action packed adventure mixing hip-hop, martial arts and manga. Five young troublemakers are drawn into a power struggle that has divided a secret group of warriors. Given a...

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School Holiday Fun! National Watersports Centre West Bridgford
25-Oct-14 to 23-Mar-16

Forget the computer games or paddling pool in the back garden...The National Water Sports Centre is one big adventure waiting to be explored this summer! Our school holiday...

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Robin Hood Pageant Nottingham Castle Museum Nottingham centre
25-Oct-14 to 26-Oct-14
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During the October half term weekend, Nottingham Castle will play host to the two-day Robin Hood Pageant, re-creating an atmosphere of a time long past. The grounds of Nottingham...

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Robin Hood Pageant - Night Time Joust Nottingham Castle Museum Nottingham centre
25-Oct-14
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This year, as part of the Robin Hood Pageant, join us for an exciting and spectacular night time joust. Robin Hood and his Merry Men will take on the Sheriff of Nottingham and his...

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My Story: World War One Centenary Nottingham Contemporary Nottingham centre
25-Oct-14
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Work with a storyteller and the Play & Learn team to record memories to share with others in 100 years time. This event is part of Nottingham City Museums and Galleries' Eleven...

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Needle, Felt and Stitch New Art Exchange Hyson Green
25-Oct-14
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Use barb needles, felt fibres and blanket material to create a unique design. Add the finishing touches with hand embroidery! Led by local textile artist, Ali Brusby, this seaso...

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Halloween Themed Arts and Crafts Arnold
25-Oct-14

A family craft event organised by Gedling Borough Council, Leisure and Gedling Play Forum. Come along and make a bat on a stick. Dress up as a bat with your own bat hat and...

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Peppa Pig's Big Splash Theatre Royal Nottingham centre
25-Oct-14 to 26-Oct-14
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Join Peppa and her friends for another all-singing, all-dancing adventure full of songs, games and muddy puddles. The nursery roof is leaking and Peppa and her friends need to...

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Poppy Seedheads Gedling Library Carlton
25-Oct-14

Creating poppy seedheads using clay. Come along and help us to create a field of poppies to commemorate WW1 by making a mini seed head, creating your own designs using clay....

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Poppies Arnold Library Arnold
25-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

Make a poppy for display at Arnold Library for the commemoration of WW1 - take away instructions to make poppies for a community display.

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Poppies - The Big Draw Arnold Library Arnold
25-Oct-14

Big Draw Acetate Poppies for the commemoration of WW1 – drop in and make one!

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Halloween Pumpkin Trail Bestwood Country Park Bestwood
25-Oct-14

Self-led walk. Buy a trail leaflet from the Dynamo House, and search for spooky pumpkins hidden in the park. Solve the riddle to bag yourself a sweet reward! Phone 0115 975 3782...

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Spooky Trail Sherwood Forest Further afield
25-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14

Follow this self-guided trail around the spooky glades of this legendary forest and find out more about its secrets! For more information call 01623 823 202.

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Robin Hood Day at Victoria Centre Nottingham centre
25-Oct-14

In celebration of International Robin Hood Day the traders of the Victoria Market will be dressing in medieval costume and Robin Hood hats. Come and have a go in our Medieval...

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Trent to Trenches Backpacks Nottingham Castle Museum Nottingham centre
25-Oct-14
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A trail with activities for all of the family. Ask at reception for more details. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Halloween Horse & Carriage rides The Galleries of Justice Nottingham centre
25-Oct-14

This Halloween, we will be drawing attention to our Halloween tours around Nottingham city centre with our friends, Hagrid and Egor – 2 beautiful black horses! Our ghostly chara...

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Half Term Spooktacular Wheatcroft Garden Centre West Bridgford
25-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14

This half term at Notcutts we have a spooky selection of FREE instore activities for all to enjoy. There's a spooky witch hunt where every entry will be rewarded with a sweet...

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Sketch & Draw Wollaton Hall and Park Wollaton
26-Oct-14

Enjoy sketching and drawing our natural history artefacts in the fantastic setting of Wollaton's Great Hall. Visitors will be able to sketch artefacts from Wollaton Hall's natural...

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Live Scare Show The Galleries of Justice Nottingham centre
26-Oct-14 to 2-Nov-14

Visit a place that is always dark; Where streets are filled with plague, murder and a horror of the very worst kind. Where an eerie silence can only be broken by the clawing of...

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YMCA day camps | Half Term Rushcliffe Leisure Centre West Bridgford
27-Oct-14 to 20-Feb-15

Our holiday camps are an excellent opportunity to explore nature, discover new talents, try new activities, gain independence and make lasting friendships. From Arts & Crafts to...

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YMCA day camps | Half Term Arnold Hill Academy Arnold
27-Oct-14 to 20-Feb-15

Our holiday camps are an excellent opportunity to explore nature, discover new talents, try new activities, gain independence and make lasting friendships. From Arts & Crafts to...

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Mad Science Holiday Clubs West Bridgford
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

Through interactive discussions and exciting hands on activities, our camps instill a clearer understanding of how science affects the world around us. We encourage the children...

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Community Archaeology Project Priory Church of St Anthony's Lenton Lenton
27-Oct-14 to 19-Dec-14

Passionate about our area's heritage? Avid fan of Time Team? Local charity the Dunkirk and Lenton Partnership Forum is looking for people to be involved in a unique Heritage Lotte...

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School's Out Ruddington St Peter's Junior School Ruddington
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

We are an OFSTED registered holiday Club, inclusive of the Early Years Foundation Stage, for children aged 4 to 12. We accept children from any school and we run throughout every...

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Clubs Zone Kids Summer Activity Club Sir John Clifford Primary School Beeston
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

The activity club has a mix of activities from team games to learning a street dance routine and we are bound to make time for everyone's favorite, dodge-ball. Spending time makin...

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The Flying Machine - Handmade Theatre Royal Concert Hall Nottingham centre
27-Oct-14 to 28-Oct-14
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All aboard The Flying Machine for the adventure of a lifetime. A fun, interactive family performance from Handmade Theatre. Become a member of the crew as we set off on a journe...

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Hallowe'en Half Term Nottingham Castle Museum Nottingham centre
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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Make and take craft activity. Try your hand at a halloween craft then take it home with you. Part of the Family Arts Festival

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Witches and Wizards Wollaton Hall and Park Wollaton
27-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

Make spooky badges, witches or wizard hats. The Great Hall at Wollaton is the setting for this halloween themed activity. Children from 4 years and their parents can make spook...

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Every Picture Tells A Story Hucknall Library Hucknall
27-Oct-14

Children's activity.

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Halloween Fun Bilborough Library Broxtowe
27-Oct-14

Halloween crafts and activities, fun for the whole family. Come and join in!

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Creepy Critter Handling with White Post Farm The Galleries of Justice Nottingham centre
27-Oct-14

White Post Farm will be making a guest appearance this Halloween with their creepy critter handling sessions! They will be bringing along Snakes, Bearded Dragons, Geckos, Tarantu...

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Kings Camps Team Challenge Nottingham Girls' High School Nottingham centre
28-Oct-14 to 30-Oct-14

An action packed 3 day programme during the half term holiday with fun activities and challenges, designed to encourage communication & team work. Small groups experience big fun...

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Kings Camps Mornings Team Challenge Nottingham Girls' High School Nottingham centre
28-Oct-14 to 30-Oct-14

An action packed 3 day morning programme during the half term holiday with fun activities and challenges, designed to encourage communication & team work. Small groups experience...

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Hidden Treasures "It's Our World" Sheila Russell Community Centre Broxtowe
28-Oct-14

Help us recycle materials for a piece of art work to cheer up a dull brick wall - get creative with the Hidden Treasures Project. The Hidden Treasures project invites you to the...

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Poppy Seedheads Gedling Library Carlton
28-Oct-14

Creating poppy seedheads using clay. Come along and help us to create a field of poppies to commemorate WW1 by making a mini seed head, creating your own designs using clay....

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Vocal Workshop for ages 8-10 Lakeside Arts Centre Lenton
28-Oct-14
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Singer-Songwriter Tash Bird gives you the chance to work in a group environment with other like-minded singers. The aim is to eliminate bad vocal technique and to learn the...

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Vocal Workshop for ages 12-18 Lakeside Arts Centre Lenton
28-Oct-14
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Singer-Songwriter Tash Bird gives you the chance to work in a group environment with other like-minded singers. The aim is to eliminate bad vocal technique and to learn the...

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Halloween Lanterns Hucknall Library Hucknall
28-Oct-14

Children's craft activity making lanterns for Halloween.

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Big Draw: Shadow Monsters! Lakeside Arts Centre Lenton
29-Oct-14
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A great idea for a Halloween activity! The marvellous Big Draw is back again! And Lakeside's doors are open to anybody who loves to draw, young and old. Artist Kate Edwards will...

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Drop in and Draw Hucknall
29-Oct-14

Join us for arts and crafts activities, for all ages.

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Remembering Childhood: Family Fun St Ann's
29-Oct-14

Come along to this family event and explore what childhood was like in the past. Explore childhood reminiscence boxes, dress up as a child from WW1 and make your own traditional...

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Every Picture Tells a Story Beeston Library Beeston
29-Oct-14

Make your own picture puzzle and a scary pop-up card just in time for Halloween!

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Remembering Childhood St Ann's Valley Library St Ann's
29-Oct-14

Find out more about the past. Explore Childhood Reminiscence Boxes, make your own traditional toys and dress up as a child from WW1. Part of our living history activities.

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The Horrors of Newstead Abbey Children’s Tour Further afield
29-Oct-14

Discover the grizzly goings on throughout the ages at Newstead Abbey on this special tour for children. Car parking charges apply and children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Activate Sport - Hockey Masterclass Trent College City outskirts
30-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

Activate Sport are passionate about children leading an active and healthy lifestyle. The professional coaching courses are designed to inspire children to develop a lifelong...

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Oscars for Orchestra - The Halle Orchestra Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall Nottingham centre
30-Oct-14

An epic concert featuring epic movie music that all the family will love to listen to. Behind ever great movie there's a great film score and this blockbuster concert from the...

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Go Bakes Frozen Specials Ruddington Ruddington
30-Oct-14
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If you want to come and experience the joys of baking with the theme of Frozen with your under 10's this October half term, then come along and join us as we make melted Olaf...

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Jack-'o'-lanterns Lakeside Arts Centre Lenton
30-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14
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A spooky traditional Halloween activity! Come along to Highfields Park and scare yourself silly carving a ‘jack-o'-lantern' with a monstrous face from a fresh pumpkin! Meet at...

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Phantom of the Arts Centre Lakeside Arts Centre Lenton
30-Oct-14
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Using light effects in a blacked out studio to create a really scary ghost! You will be able to have so much spooky fun with photographer Jon Legge, using torches and other...

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Poppy Seedheads Gedling Library Carlton
30-Oct-14

Creating poppy seedheads using clay. Come along and help us to create a field of poppies to commemorate WW1 by making a mini seed head, creating your own designs using clay....

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Haunted House Lakeside Arts Centre Lenton
30-Oct-14
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Are you brave enough to join photographer Jon Legge to explore dramatic experimental light and shadow effects in a blacked-out studio, re-creating all the tension of a hideously...

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Junior Activity Days Edwalton Golf Centre West Bridgford
30-Oct-14 to 31-Oct-14

Edwalton Golf Course, operated by Glendale Golf, is running junior activity days during October half term. PGA golf professional Mark Taylor will run a session for ages 6 to 10...

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Spooky Crafts Eastwood Library Eastwood
30-Oct-14

Craft activity for children.

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The Big Draw - Poppy Seed Bombs Hucknall Library Hucknall
30-Oct-14

The Big Draw Community Event. Make Poppy Seed Bombs.

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Free Entry at Nottingham Castle Nottingham centre
30-Oct-14 to 1-Nov-14
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A magnificent 17th century ducal mansion built on the site of the original Medieval Castle. Now the city's main museum and art gallery with regular exhibitions and events. The...

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Halloween Mask Making Green's Windmill & Science Centre Sneinton
31-Oct-14

Create a spooky halloween mask. It's 'trick or treat' time again and who doesn't need their own self-decorated halloween mask. For ages 3 years plus this drop in session gives...

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Rangoli For Everyone! Lakeside Arts Centre Lenton
31-Oct-14
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A celebratory Diwali activity which will transform the Arts Studio! Celebrate the Indian Festival of Diwali and join artist Shamila Chady to contribute to the creation of a...

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Ghostly Dungeon Tours Nottingham Castle Museum Nottingham centre
31-Oct-14
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Join our ghoulish guide on a visit to the Castle's Dungeon. Dress to scare! Tickets available from the Castle shop half an hour before each tour.

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Halloween Trick or Treat Victoria Centre Market Nottingham centre
31-Oct-14 to 1-Nov-14

Can you trick or treat the stallholders out of treats and chocolates? Visit the ‘Stall of Doom' if you dare! 12pm-3pm. Fancy Dress Competition at 3.30pm FREE fun for the whole...

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Ghostly Wollaton Wollaton Hall and Park Wollaton
31-Oct-14

An evening ghostly tour of Wollaton Hall. Enjoy the spooky tales and see the hidden aspects of Wollaton Hall. Entry fee includes a glass of wine or soft drink. Suitable for ages...

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The Midnight Clear Nottingham Castle Museum Nottingham centre
1-Nov-14 to 2-Nov-14
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The true story of the Christmas Truce The true story of the Great War Christmas Truce. German and British soldiers sharing food, songs and a game of football when they should have...

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White Night Farm - Footprint Theatre Nottingham Castle Museum Nottingham centre
1-Nov-14 to 2-Nov-14
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The impact of the Great War on two young cousins - one English, one German. 1899 - Two young cousins, one English, one German, spend their summers and Christmases together at...

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Diwali Celebrations Lakeside Arts Centre Lenton
1-Nov-14
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As the night's draw in, it's time to illuminate the sky and celebrate the Diwali Festival of Lights! Diwali spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, knowledge...

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Baubles, Bangles, Beads! Lakeside Arts Centre Lenton
1-Nov-14
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A fun and creative way to illuminate yourself for the Diwali festival of lights. Come and make your own paper glow-in-the-dark badge or bracelet using conductive paints, battery...

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Free Family Workshop: Mirror Mouth Nottingham Contemporary Nottingham centre
1-Nov-14 to 2-Nov-14
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Make our Mirror Mouth speak by creating a hypnotic soundtrack for our Mystic Garden. Our events are free and all ages are welcome, just drop in.

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Post your message to our world Beeston Library Beeston
1-Nov-14

Beeston Library's Big Draw Event. Drop in to drop a line to the world on your handmade, personalised postcard. Inspired by the postcards sent home by soldiers during World War...

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Big Draw Community Event Hucknall Library Hucknall
1-Nov-14

Big Draw community event. Come along and draw poppies to commemorate the First Word War. Exhibition of poppy ‘seed bombs'.

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Trent to Trenches Backpacks Nottingham Castle Museum Nottingham centre
1-Nov-14
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A trail with activities for all of the family. Ask at reception for more details. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Family Music Day Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall Nottingham centre
2-Nov-14

The Royal Concert Hall opens its doors for a family day of music-making and it's completely free. Activities include: - Junk 4 Funk; a drop in workshop to make amazing musical...

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Cecil's Starlight Safari Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall Nottingham centre
2-Nov-14

Cecil is a friendly donkey who lives happily on his retirement pasture at the city farm. He's a sociable chap, quite noisy actually and very inquisitive always wanting to know...

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