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5 Things to Do in Nottingham This Weekend

22 August 19 words: Nelson Walker

Five ways to spend yer weekend...

Make and Create

When? Friday 23rd August, 10am - 12:30pm 
Where? National Justice Museum
What? Are the littluns still doing your head in and cannot wait to send them back to school? Not to worry because the kids can get their creative juices flowing ahead of the school return in the Make and Create workshop at the National Justice Museum. Kids can drop into the ‘creative space’ and create something to add to the growing museum collection. Led by a range of artists, makers and writers, the kids are sure to have the creative bug by the end of the session. 
How much? Free
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Summer Storytelling

When? Saturday 24th August, 10:30am
Where? D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum
What? Let the kids enter a world of pirates, gold and treasure in Summer Storytelling at the D.H. Lawrence Birthplace Museum. Snacks and drinks are provided for every child, and there will also be an opportunity for them to make their own hats and maps. After listening to pirate-themed adventures, you will be able to go round the museum and complete the children’s trail. The tales will be told by professional storyteller Nicky Rafferty, so you know the kids will leave spellbound.
How much? £4
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Fieldwork

When? Saturday 24th August, 11am - 5pm
Where? Haarlem Mill
What? Fancy looking at a range of rural contemporary art? Exploring a collection of artwork that takes into account many of today’s environmental issues? Then look no further than Fieldwork at Haarlem Mill in Wirksworth is the perfect place to be inspired. Fieldwork looks at contemporary art across rural contexts and includes three performances and a symposium, inviting a whole load of guests along the way. Speakers will be discussing themes of rurality, contemporary art and the current environmental state our world currently finds itself in. 
How much? Performance and symposium £8, performances alone free
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Robin Hood Town Tour

When? Saturday 24th August, 2pm - 4:30pm
Where? Cross Keys
What? The Robin Hood Town Tour will provide you with a comprehensive look at key points in Nottingham’s history, from the remarkable architecture in the Lace Market to places where Robin Hood forged his legend. Bring appropriate shoes to walk around in, as you don’t want to be trekking 1.2 miles around the city with achy feet. The tour will last approximately 2 and a half hours, and you’re sure to feel enlightened when you finish.
How much? £8 - £14.50
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August Bank Holiday Cocktails and Crime

When? Sunday 25th August 2019, 7pm - 9:30pm
Where? National Justice Museum 
What? D’ya fancy yourself a bit of a Sherlock Homes? Get down to the ultimate murder mystery night, where you can try to solve the case of the stolen Darlington Diamonds. Tour the museum, interrogate the suspects, and figure out who the heck did the bloody deed. You even get a cheeky cocktail on arrival, so you can get into the mystery solving vibes while looking all sophisticated like. 
How much? £21.95
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