Nottinghamshire Day events

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Sherwood Forest: Saturday 27 August

Nottinghamshire Day is back bigger and better for 2022, with a celebration at Sherwood Forest on Saturday 27 August.

The Nottinghamshire Day festival is free to attend and offers something for everyone, including an outdoor stage, cinema screen, market stalls, live entertainment and performances, as well as an exciting interactive exhibit, all available from 11am - 8pm. A list of acts, performances and artists will be available soon, so watch this space!

  • Paid for parking is available at Sherwood in the main car park, across the road from the visitor centre. The car park will be open for new visitors until 7.15pm. Vehicles may leave at any time, including after 7.15pm.
  • For satnavs, please use postcode NG21 9QB and follow signs once close.
  • The car park is accessed via the entrance on the B6034.

Car parking charges and other information

Accessible parking for visitors with accessibility issues is available next to the visitor centre. Sherwood Forest directions: Google Maps

Market stalls for businesses and other organisations

A small number of market stalls are available at the Nottinghamshire Day event at Sherwood Forest on the 27 August. If you interested in hosting a market stall email Notts.Day@nottscc.gov.uk by 1 March 2022.


Civic event at Newark Castle

On the Thursday 25 August a civic event will be taking place at Newark Castle, including a flag raising ceremony and a historical display.

Nottinghamshire Day events map


Nottinghamshire Day at Mansfield Museum

Saturday 27 August:

Tales with Robin Hood

  • Drop in sessions at 10.30am, 11.30am and 12.30pm. In between sessions, actor Jack ‘Buzz’ Burrows will be in the museum galleries engaging with visitors.

Lace wreath making

  • 10am to 12pm. Make your own Nottinghamshire lace wreath. Free activity suitable for all ages and abilities.

Outlaw Trail

  • 10am to 3pm. Take part in our Outlaw Trail and see if you can find Robin Hood and his Merry Men hiding in the museum. 

Other events

Other events will be taking place across the county. Why not plan something yourself? If you have an event to promote, then email the details to Notts.Day@nottscc.gov.uk 

Robin Hood archery

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