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What's On: Exciting Summer Events in Nottingham

Foountain and council house
Market Square Nottingham City Centre

What's on: Exciting Summer Events in Nottingham

As summer unfolds, Nottingham and its surrounding areas are brimming with activities and events to keep you entertained. Here's a roundup of some notable events happening this July.

Cultural and Arts Events

Nottingham Beach - Running from July 17th to September 1st, Old Market Square transforms into a seaside escape complete with sand, deck chairs, and traditional seaside rides. This annual event is perfect for families and anyone looking to soak up some summer vibes right in the city center​ (Visit Nottinghamshire)​​ (​.

Open-Air Theatre Performances:

  • Romeo & Juliet at Nottingham Castle on July 20th.

  • Robin Hood at Nottingham Castle on July 27th.

  • Little Women at Newstead Abbey on July 24th.

  • The Secret Diary of Henry VIII at Wollaton Park on July 25th​ (Visit Nottinghamshire)​.

Outdoor Cinema at Newstead Abbey:

  • Top Gun on July 26th.

  • Mamma Mia! on July 27th.

  • Back to the Future on July 28th​ (Visit Nottinghamshire)​.

Sports and Fitness

  1. Touch Rugby World Cup - From July 15th to 21st, the Touch Rugby World Cup takes place, bringing international teams to compete at Highfields Park. It’s a great opportunity to see some fast-paced, non-contact rugby action​ (Visit Nottinghamshire)​.

  2. Run 5.30 - A unique early morning run through the streets of Nottingham on July 19th, starting at 5:30 AM. This event encourages a healthy lifestyle and offers a peaceful way to see the city before it wakes up​ (Visit Nottinghamshire)​.

  3. The Hundred - Catch the exciting cricket match between Trent Rockets and Birmingham Phoenix on July 31st at Trent Bridge. This fast-paced cricket format promises entertainment for all ages​ (Visit Nottinghamshire)​.

Family-Friendly Activities

  1. Pirate Day - A fun-filled day for kids with pirate-themed activities, games, and treasure hunts at various locations around Nottingham​ (​.

  2. Paint Your Park - A creative workshop for kids to express their artistic side while enjoying the outdoors. Held on August 2nd at Minver Sports Centre, it’s a perfect activity for young artists​ (​.

Special Events

  1. New Generation Church Soup Kitchen - Starting on July 24th, New Generation Church is launching a new soup kitchen. It will be open from 12 PM to 2 PM, providing meals and a welcoming community space for those in need​ (Visit Nottinghamshire)​​ (​.

  2. Kelham Hall Night at the Proms - On July 14th, enjoy an evening of classical music and fireworks in the stunning setting of Kelham Hall. This event is perfect for a summer evening outing with family or friends​ (Visit Nottinghamshire)​.

These are just a few of the exciting events happening this summer in Nottingham. Whether you're looking for cultural experiences, sporting events, or family fun, there's something for everyone to enjoy.

For more details on these events and others, you can visit Visit Nottinghamshire and What's On in Nottingham. Enjoy your summer in Nottingham!

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