Half Term in Nottingham

 
Woollen Woods Rushcliffe Country Park Ruddington
15-May-15 to 2-Jun-15
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Woollen Woods is a national initiative organised by Voluntary Arts Week. The aim is to bring outdoor spaces alive with woodland-themed textile artwork in support of the Campaign...

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Dr Bike - Free Bike Maintenance Forest Rec Hyson Green
23-May-15

Come along and get simple problems with your bike fixed for free - participate in the Forset Rec Park Run and have your bike looked at whilst you jog!

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Family Wknds: Colour Block Portraits & Poems Nottingham Contemporary Nottingham centre
23-May-15 to 24-May-15
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Make colourful Warhol inspired portraits then play with words and make crazy colour-filled poems. We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and...

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May Half Term Family Activities Nottingham Contemporary Nottingham centre
23-May-15 to 31-May-15
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Explore Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions through free Family Activities over May Half Term. Make colourful Warhol inspired portraits, crazy colour-filled poems and beautifu...

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Beanbag Music Club Royal Concert Hall Nottingham centre
1 review 23-May-15

The Geronimos Join the Geronimos for an exciting adventure as they soar into the sky for an action-packed trip around the world! Help them get their aeroplane started and join in...

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The Milk Race Nottingham centre
23-May-15 to 24-May-15
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The Milk Race will return to Nottingham for 2015! Save the date for a day full of exciting elite cycling, plus loads of fun for all the family. After a triumphant return in 2013,...

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Go Ape Tree Top Adventure Sherwood Pines Further afield
23-May-15 to 31-May-20
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Fly down zip slides, leap off tarzan swings and sample fun crossings whilst enjoying views of our beautiful woodlands. We think everyone has the Go Ape spirit inside and there's...

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School Holiday Fun! National Watersports Centre West Bridgford
23-May-15 to 31-May-15

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

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Go Ape Segway Experience Sherwood Pines Further afield
23-May-15 to 31-May-15
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From two legs to two wheels – for the ultimate forest experience on a rugged all-terrain Segway. It's a totally unique way to tackle the trails in our beautiful forests in the...

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Go Ape Tree Top Junior Adventure Sherwood Pines Further afield
23-May-15 to 31-May-15
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Under 10s can have a go at Tree Top Junior, so why not treat your little monkeys to all the fun of Go Ape on a course designed especially for them. Age - 6-12yrs Minimum Height -...

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NEW! For May half term: 'The Vote' Galleries of Justice Museum Nottingham centre
23-May-15 to 31-May-15
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Step back in time and stand trial in our Victorian courtroom. Was Suffragette Eileen Casey really guilty of attempting to blow up the king? For the first time in this mock actor...

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STORY of the STINK! Guided tours City of Caves Nottingham centre
23-May-15 to 31-May-20

Explore a gory world of stinky smells under the streets of Nottingham. Take a guided tour through the city's smelliest slums and bring history to life this May half term with free...

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Nottingham Castle Great Food and Drink Fair Nottingham centre
23-May-15 to 25-May-15
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Visit Nottingham Castle this bank holiday to experience an array of delicious food and drink. This includes full access to event plus the castles grounds, gardens, museum and art...

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Family Matinee - Cinderella (U) Broadway Cinema Nottingham centre
23-May-15
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Bring the whole family to Broadway on Saturday afternoons and pay just £3.50 a ticket (unless otherwise stated). That's children, adults, everyone. And don't forget, there's no...

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Fireman Sam White Post Farm City outskirts
23-May-15
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Fireman Sam will be appearing at intervals throughout the day. For 20 years White Post Farm has been entertaining millions of kids and adults, giving them the chance to get up...

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Broxtowe Wildlife & Countryside Day Beeston
23-May-15

Come along to Beeston Square for this annual celebration of the area's wildlife and countryside. Find out about conservation groups working in your area and take part in a range...

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Ruddington Spring Fair Ruddington
23-May-15

There will be a wide range of stalls including plants, cakes, DVDs and CDs at this annual event. Join the South Notts Local Group of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust and raise funds...

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Wildlife Art at Attenborough Attenborough Nature Centre Beeston
23-May-15 to 25-May-15
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Come along to Attenborough Nature Centre this holiday weekend to meet wildlife artist Paul Dyson as he demonstrates and exhibits his art from around the world.

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Baby and Children's Mega-Market Rushcliffe Arena West Bridgford
23-May-15

Our Nottingham Mega Market will not only be our largest selection of nearly new stalls but also a great opportunity for local businesses in the baby and children's industry to...

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Pom Poms Galore at Gedling Library!! Gedling Library Gedling
23-May-15

As part of Voluntary Arts Week, we will be making pom pom garlands at Gedling Library to decorate the library with, and we will also be making pom pom bookmarks to brighten up...

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Craft Bombing Beeston Library Beeston
23-May-15

Come in and help us to Craft Bomb the Library in our drop in session of crafty fun for Voluntary Arts Week. Suitable for all ages.

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Fantastic Pom poms Hucknall Library Hucknall
23-May-15

Join us as we celebrate Voluntary Arts Week by making a variety of exciting and unusual Pom poms.

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Nottingham Volleyball Go Spike Big Weekend Wollaton Hall and Park Wollaton
23-May-15

The University of Nottingham, Trent University, and East Midlands Volleyball Association will be hosting the successful 3rd annual Go Spike Big Weekend in Nottingham at the lovely...

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Half Term at the National Videogame Arcade The National Videogame Arcade Nottingham centre
23-May-15 to 31-May-15
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- Learn how to make your first game before lunch! - Get your face on the new 'Greetings from GameCity' postcard editions! - Special drop-in Minecraft clinic for Parents and...

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Picture This! Nottingham Castle Museum Nottingham centre
25-May-15 to 29-May-15
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Follow the fine art trail around the Castle and win a prize. £1 per person. Make and take 10am - 12noon. Have a go at our make and take activities £2 per person. Artefact...

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Forest Friends Wollaton Hall and Park Wollaton
25-May-15 to 29-May-15

Try to complete the wildlife trail to win a prize. £1 per person. 10am-12pm: Have a go at our Make and Take crafts to create your own mask or animal badge £2 per person. 2pm-4...

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Arboria Luminarium (at Wheee! Festival) Nottingham Lakeside Arts Beeston
25-May-15 to 31-May-15
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Wheee! is proud to host the world premiere of Arboria. Nottingham-based but internationally renowned, Architects of Air produce monumental structures with interiors of extraordina...

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School's Out Ruddington St Peter's Junior School Ruddington
25-May-15 to 29-May-15

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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Noah's Park Holiday Club St. Johns Community Hall Hucknall
25-May-15 to 29-May-15
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Noah's Park is a brand new breakfast and afterschool club catering for all Hucknall schools, we will drop off your children to school and collect them. During the school holidays...

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Wheee! Children's Theatre and Dance Festival Nottingham Lakeside Arts Beeston
25-May-15 to 31-May-15
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Our eagerly awaited festival of theatre and dance for children is the place to be over the half term holiday. With high quality shows in the theatre, a brand new, never seen befor...

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School's Out - £1 a Day Holiday Programme various leisure centres City wide
25-May-15 to 29-May-15
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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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The Greasley Gathering Eastwood
25-May-15

Fun for all at Greasley Sports and Community Centre and venues around the parish. Two Free London Red Buses to help you get around.

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Scarecrow display Eastwood
25-May-15

Scarecrows with the theme of Alice in Wonderland. Scarecrows made by school children and uniform groups displayed as part of the Greasley Gathering parish event day.

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Into the Woods Crafts - Family Workshop The Malt Cross Nottingham centre
25-May-15

Fairytale crafts and a family film in our workshop.

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Family Fun Day Stonebridge City Farm Nottingham centre
25-May-15
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At the Family Fun Day there's something for all the family - bouncy slide, traditional games, face-painting and the usual animal handling.

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Clubs Zone Kids - May Half Term Sir John Clifford Primary School Beeston
26-May-15 to 29-May-15

The Clubszone team will be organising 4 days of activities to choose from each day. The activities that will be on offer are below: Sports; Football, Tag Rugby, Tennis, Rounders...

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Major Oaks Activity Camps Long Eaton
26-May-15 to 29-May-15

Major Oak Activity Camps offers new and exciting activities for children between the ages of 5 and 11 to experience during the School Holidays. Our exclusively designed program...

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Major Oaks Sports Camp Holiday Club Beeston
26-May-15 to 29-May-15

From Football to Fencing or Golf to Gymnastics, Major Oak Coaching runs holiday clubs that will keep the sportiest of children entertained during the school holidays. We run...

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Major Oaks Sports Camp Holiday Club Long Eaton
26-May-15 to 29-May-15

From Football to Fencing or Golf to Gymnastics, Major Oak Coaching runs holiday clubs that will keep the sportiest of children entertained during the school holidays. We run...

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Toddler's Room- at Wheee! Children's Festival Nottingham Lakeside Arts Beeston
26-May-15 to 27-May-15
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Running time 25 minutes Suitable for ages 0-3 years and their carers (up to 2 per child). Very limited availability, book early to avoid disappointment. Please book via the Box...

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May Half Term Drama New Art Exchange Hyson Green
26-May-15 to 29-May-15
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What is an ensemble? We will spend this holiday week having fun working in groups, making masks, playing games and creating our own dramatic ensemble! Using pre-written scripts,...

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Spring Holiday Club – Watery Wildlife Attenborough Nature Centre Beeston
26-May-15
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Join us for some fun-filled activities at Attenborough Nature Reserve and find out more about our aquatic wildlife. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please book in...

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Parent and Toddler skating session National Ice Centre Nottingham centre
26-May-15
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Enjoy a relaxed family skate with on-ice equipment for your little ones.

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Learn to Skate intensive course National Ice Centre Nottingham centre
26-May-15 to 28-May-15
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Learn to Skate in just three hours in our three day intensive course from 26-28 May. Lessons are for an hour each day from 12-1pm. You'll receive free skate hire and access to...

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Still Life Drawing - Family Workshop The Malt Cross Nottingham centre
26-May-15

Have a go at still life drawing in our workshop.

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Alice in Wonderland Family Craft Activities Sherwood Library Sherwood
26-May-15

From white rabbits and bow ties to ticking clocks, come along to Alice in Wonderland inspired arts and crafts activities. Help us celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll...

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Parklives launch event Colwick Country Park Sneinton
26-May-15
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The day will feature a packed programme for all ages and abilities: wall climbing high rope courses, canoeing/powerboating on the lake, Thai Chi, rounders, archery, football, park...

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Natural Art Victoria Embankment The Meadows
26-May-15
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Use leaves, sticks, stones and even mud to make a really wild work of art! Meet at the paddling pool.

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Alice in Wonderland Family Craft Activities St Ann's Valley Library St Ann's
26-May-15

From white rabbits and bow ties to ticking clocks, come along to Alice in Wonderland inspired arts and crafts activities. Help us celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carrol...

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Free Tennis Taster days Nottingham centre
26-May-15
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As local event partner to the Aegon Open Nottingham in June 2015, The Nottingham Building Society will be hosting Tennis taster days in Market Square to get everyone in the mood...

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Sheep-shearing demonstrations Stonebridge City Farm Nottingham centre
26-May-15
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As the warm weather approaches watch our expert sheep-shearer remove the Winter fleeces of our resident sheep.

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Children's Art Workshop D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre Eastwood
27-May-15

Step into a magical world with local artist Rachael Pinks and write a Haiku poem. Then create your own simple book using handmade paper, filled with mono prints to illustrate your...

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Painting on Photocopies Workshop Nottingham Lakeside Arts Beeston
27-May-15
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9.30 - 10.30am 7-12 years 11am - 12 noon 7-12 years 1 - 2pm 7-12 years 2.30 - 3.30pm 13-18 years Inspired by the Richard Hamilton exhibition, participants will use digital photog...

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A Crack in Time Papplewick Pumping Station Further afield
27-May-15 to 28-May-15

Meet a host of Victorian characters, including Wilf the Boiler Boy, Jenny Sparrow from Broadmarsh, the mysterious Water Guardian and others who bring this revolutionary pumping...

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STATik (at Wheee! Children's Festival) Nottingham Lakeside Arts Beeston
27-May-15
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It's Mikey's first day at work in a factory where he prepares radios and tunes them in. But when a rogue signal - the voice of a child - is mysteriously picked up, the regimented...

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Little Wickets Holiday Club Rushcliffe Leisure Centre West Bridgford
27-May-15 to 29-May-15

Girls and boys, Reception to Year 6 (full days). The rising 5s who start school in September can attend but for half days only. The qualified, vetted and experienced Little Wicke...

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Dr Bike Woodthorpe Park City outskirts
27-May-15

Come along and get your bike fixed for free!

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Children's Art Workshop D.H. Lawrence Heritage Centre Eastwood
27-May-15

Step into a magical world with local artist Rachael Pinks and write a Haiku poem. Then create your own simple book using handmade paper, filled with mono prints to illustrate your...

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Printmaking - Family Workshop The Malt Cross Nottingham centre
27-May-15

Try out some print making techniques in our workshop.

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Silk painting with Jess Kemp Beeston Library Beeston
27-May-15

Have a go at silk painting with local artist Jessica Kemp and help to create a community artwork for the gallery exhibition. Inspired by Godfrey, at the Earth & Fire Internation...

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Restoration Ramble Highfields Park Lenton
27-May-15
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Come along to the park and find out more about the restoration and see the transformations unfolding. Meet outside the D H Lawrence Pavilion. Please book ahead if possible by...

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Alice in Wonderland Family Craft Activities Hyson Green Library Hyson Green
27-May-15

From white rabbits and bow ties to ticking clocks, come along to Alice in Wonderland inspired arts and crafts activities. Help us celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carrol...

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Alice in Wonderland Family Craft Activities Radford-Lenton Library Radford
27-May-15

From white rabbits and bow ties to ticking clocks, come along to Alice in Wonderland inspired arts and crafts activities. Help us celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carrol...

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Alice in Wonderland Family Craft Activities Meadows Library The Meadows
27-May-15

From white rabbits and bow ties to ticking clocks, come along to Alice in Wonderland inspired arts and crafts activities. Help us celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carrol...

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Help the Gardener Stonebridge City Farm Nottingham centre
27-May-15
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For those little green fingers there's a chance to get muddy helping our Gardener go about his daily jobs – including watering, planting and weeding. Hopefully then they'll help...

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Cheese Straws Green's Windmill & Science Centre Sneinton
28-May-15

Like cheese? Want a cheesy nibble? Then come along to our Cheese Straws baking activity!

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Spring Holiday Club – Watery Wildlife Attenborough Nature Centre Beeston
28-May-15
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Join us for some fun-filled activities at Attenborough Nature Reserve and find out more about our aquatic wildlife. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Please book...

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Scrapheap Sounds - Family Workshop The Malt Cross Nottingham centre
28-May-15

Make and shake in our recycled instruments workshop.

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May Make and Take Hucknall Library Hucknall
28-May-15

Craft activity for children.

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Silk painting with Jess Kemp Hucknall Library Hucknall
28-May-15

Have a go at silk painting with local artist Jessica Kemp and help to create a community artwork for the gallery exhibition. Inspired by Godfrey, at the Earth & Fire Internation...

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Alice in Wonderland Family Craft Activities Southglade Park Library Bestwood
28-May-15

From white rabbits and bow ties to ticking clocks, come along to Alice in Wonderland inspired arts and crafts activities. Help us celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carrol...

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Alice in Wonderland Family Craft Activities Clifton Library Clifton
28-May-15

From white rabbits and bow ties to ticking clocks, come along to Alice in Wonderland inspired arts and crafts activities. Help us celebrate the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carrol...

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Natural Art Arboretum Park Nottingham centre
28-May-15
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Use leaves, sticks, stones and even mud to make a really wild work of art! Meet at the bandstand.

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Pony Grooming Stonebridge City Farm Nottingham centre
28-May-15
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Calling all horse-lovers! Help our farmers look after our beautiful ponies Fairy and Tilly. There will be a chance for you to get in and groom our loveable girls.

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Family Weekends: Word Craft Nottingham Contemporary Nottingham centre
29-May-15 to 30-May-15
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Make text filled artworks with textiles. We've got loads of free family activities designed to inspire imaginations and help you discover our exhibitions this May. Talk, create...

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Hop (at Wheee! Children's Festival) Nottingham Lakeside Arts Beeston
29-May-15
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Running time 45 minutes Suitable for ages 4+ Mr Dedalus and his son Icarus are trapped on an island. They long for home but there's no way to get off. Luckily, Mr Dedalus is a...

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MAGICAL FAIRYTALE EVENT Ruddington village hall Ruddington
29-May-15
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Join Shaggy, Velma, Cinderella, Frozen Fever Elsa, Red riding Hood and the (very friendly) big bad wolf for an interactive sensory performance, imagination games, puppet craft,...

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Parent and Toddler skating session National Ice Centre Nottingham centre
29-May-15
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Enjoy a relaxed family skate with on-ice equipment for your little ones.

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Disco sessions National Ice Centre Nottingham centre
29-May-15
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Our disco sessions take place on Fridays and Saturdays. With the light down and a DJ spinning the latest chart hits, these sessions are perfect for teenagers.

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Animal Masks - Family Workshop The Malt Cross Nottingham centre
29-May-15

Dress up as your favourite animal in our mask making workshop. Suitable for children of all ages, accompanied by an adult.

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Astronomy Workshop with Tahir Ahmed West Bridgford Library West Bridgford
29-May-15

Find your way around the night sky and discover more about the universe. For adults and children aged 12+ FREE - ticket required, please contact the library to book your place.

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Bug Hunt Bingo Forest Recreation Ground Hyson Green
29-May-15
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BINGO! But we're not looking for numbers we want creepy crawlies, leave no stone unturned and see if you can find them all! Meet at the pavilion. Please book ahead by calling...

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Hands-on spinning & weaving demonstrations Stonebridge City Farm Nottingham centre
29-May-15
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Before your eyes wool from our resident sheep and goats is transformed into yarn and then made ready to become textile. There will be opportunities for you to have a go at parts...

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Wheee! Free Family Weekend in the Park Nottingham Lakeside Arts/ Highfields Park Beeston
30-May-15 to 31-May-15
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Where the sun is shining and everything is perfect in the park! We have a packed programme of things to do in the park including 'make do' stations as well as performances in the...

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The Hero in Me New Art Exchange Hyson Green
30-May-15
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Who is your favourite Superhero? Here we will explore our favourite fictional characters' costumes, words and image to tell a story through montage. Book a place and join the...

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Disco sessions National Ice Centre Nottingham centre
30-May-15
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Our disco sessions take place on Fridays and Saturdays. With the light down and a DJ spinning the latest chart hits, these sessions are perfect for teenagers.

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Catapluf's Musical Journey (Wheee! Festival) Nottingham Lakeside Arts Beeston
31-May-15
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Commissioned by the EFG London Jazz Festival, Catapluf's Musical Journey is a fabulous new work by instrumentalist Adriano Adewale. Catapluf is a character whose imagination trave...

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Parent and Toddler skating session National Ice Centre Nottingham centre
31-May-15
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Enjoy a relaxed family skate with on-ice equipment for your little ones.

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Disabled inclusion skating session National Ice Centre Nottingham centre
31-May-15
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A session available for all regardless of your age or disability. Access the ice on ice skates, in your own wheelchair, or in one of the purpose built sledges. We are an accessibl...

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Autokarna Wollaton Hall and Park Wollaton
31-May-15

The Pre-War Austin 7 Society stages the annual Autokarna which has been held at Wollaton Park for over forty years. In recent years the event has expanded to incorporate the Notti...

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