North Notts Bid

FUN FOR THE FAMILY IN NORTH NOTTS THIS SUMMER

FROM free live music and artisan food markets to outdoor cinema screenings and medieval re-enactments, there’s no reason not to make the most of the six-week holiday. Get the kids outdoors and enjoy the warm weather – there’s something for everyone in North Nottinghamshire this summer!

Rufford Abbey outdoor cinema: 26 July – 18 August

Robin Hood Festival: 5 –11 August

Gloworm Festival: 17 – 18 August

Party in the Square: 25 August

Rufford Abbey Outdoor Cinema

What it is?

Watch some of your favourite movies in the picturesque grounds of Rufford Abbey this summer. From The Greatest Showman to Marvel’s Black Panther, there’s something for everyone at the park’s outdoor screenings. Visitors are encouraged to get comfortable with snacks and a blanket as they enjoy a unique cinematic experience.

When is it?

Multiple dates between Friday 26 July – Sunday 18 August

Where is it?

Rufford Abbey country park

Who is it for?

Dependent on film classification – please check the age rating before booking.

Ticket Information

Tickets must be booked in advance and cost £10 per ticket or £35 for four tickets. For more information please visit https://www.parkwoodoutdoors.co.uk/centre/rufford-abbey/WhatsOn/.

 

Robin Hood Festival

What it is?

The Robin Hood Festival is a fun filled week that’s sure to keep the kids entertained. Relax and enjoy a variety of food and drink stalls and craft stands whilst the little ones make the most of the storytelling, archery and the other activities on offer. From live re-enactments to medieval music and dancing, the Robin Hood Festival immerses visitors in the legend of Sherwood Forest.

When is it?

Monday 5 – Sunday 11 August 2019.

Where is it?

Sherwood Forest country park.

Who is it for?

Families and children of all ages.

Ticket Information

Tickets are completely free. For more information please visit https://www.visit-nottinghamshire.co.uk/whats-on/robin-hood-festival-2019-p454481.

 

Gloworm Festival

What it is?

The Gloworm Festival is an award-winning event that has been created especially for families and young children. The two-day festival at Thoresby Park includes a child-friendly line up of bands and tribute acts, along with the chance to meet-and-greet children’s TV stars.

Visitors will have the chance to take part in a variety of workshops and activities including theatre, cooking and a DJ academy for the older ones. The festival’s official sponsor PLAYMOBIL will also be on-site with its very own play tent and an exclusive premiere of its brand-new movie.

When is it?

Saturday 17 – Sunday 18 August.

Where is it?

Thoresby Park.

Who is it for?

Families and children aged 0-13.

Ticket Information

Adult weekend tickets are priced at £55 and child weekend tickets at £25, with family tickets available for £155. For a single day, adult tickets are £30, child tickets are £15 and family tickets are on offer for £85. For more information please visit http://glowormfestival.co.uk/.

 

Party in the Square

Party in the Square Flyer FINAL

What is it?

North Notts BID is set to host Party in the Square this August; a brand-new event that is sure to bring people from across Nottinghamshire to Retford town centre.

There will be a variety of live entertainment acts from leading tribute bands and local artists, rounded off by former X Factor contestant and I’m a Celebrity runner up Jake Quickenden. Hosted by presenters from Trax FM and members of the North Notts BID team, the show promises to be one to remember as visitors are treated to a soundtrack of soul, funk and disco classics.

When is it?

Sunday 25 August 2019, 2pm-7:30pm

Where is it?

Retford Market Square.

Who is it for?

Anyone is welcome.

Ticket pricing

This event is completely free to attend, with food and drink available to purchase all afternoon. For more information please visit - https://www.facebook.com/events/1281153958706891/ or https://northnottsbid.co.uk/latest-news/its-party-time-this-summer-in-north-notts/