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Robin Hood Festival 2017

Monday 31 July - Sunday 6 August 2017 11am to 4pm Sherwood Forest Country Park Free

31 July - 6 August 2017. 11am - 4pm daily.

Join us for this truly unique event celebrating one of the world's most famous outlaws. Set in the enchanting surroundings of Sherwood Forest this week long festival has something for all the family to enjoy.

Full of medieval fun the festival is alive with colourful characters, from juggling jesters to bands of wandering minstrels and, of course, outlaws! You can enjoy a performance in the outdoor theatre, test your skills with the longbow or watch costumed experts demonstrate traditional medieval crafts.

The Festival is one of the world's biggested celebrations of Robin Hood, and one of Nottingham's top ten things to do!!

Prebookable events taking place at this year's festival:

Details of event timings, activities and access will be released nearer to the festival, once the programme has been confirmed and finalised.

Please note there will be no jousting, falconry displays or fairground at this year's festival, due to potential building works for the New Visitor Centre and car park requirements.

Volunteer at this year's festival

If you have some time to spare & would like to join in this fun, family festival, apply now to become one of Robin’s Hoodies!


To find out more or to volunteer for the festival please contact:  Sue McDonald on 0115 9753782 or email 



Suitable for

Suitable for all ages.

Time guidance

11am - 4pm daily. Further details of activity fixtures will be released closer to the festival.

Booking details

No need to book.

Just turn up.

Some activities such as evening events are pre-bookable details of these specific activities will be listed nearer to the festival.

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