What’s on – May half term

What’s on – May half term

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where is Mrs Queen

Where is Mrs Queen? Platinum Jubilee Kids Trail 

  • Rufford Country Park
  • Starts 28th May
  • £2.50 per Trail Sheet (pay on the day)

We need your help to find Mrs Queen before her Platinum Jubilee celebrations start!

Where is Mrs Queen


People abeseiling down a cliff

Notts Outdoors Holiday Club

  • 30 May – 1 June
  • £78  for all three days
  • Suitable for school years 3 to 8

Your adventurer will get to enjoy at least three fun activities each day, ranging from climbing, canoeing, zip wire and many more. Build confidence, make friends and enjoy the outdoors this half term.

Notts Outdoors Holiday Club


Beacon lighting

Beacon Lighting

  • 2 June
  •  9.15pm
  • Gedling Country Park

Carlton Brass will be performing outside Café 1899 from 8pm before the lighting up ceremony. Café 1899 will be offering a themed menu at the event and throughout the course of the Jubilee weekend.

Beacon lighting


Immerisive jungle book by Copper entertainments

Jungle Book Immersive Adventure

Copper Entertainment Presents 

  • 1st – 5th June
  • Rufford Abbey Country Park
  • Tickets: Adults (16+) £14, child (3-15) £11 and infants (0-3) £4

Dare to enter the deep forests of Rufford Abbey Country Park where bears, snakes and tigers roam? Don’t worry, they are all friendly and tend to break out into the odd show tune!

Book tickets


picnic table

Big Picnic at Sherwood Forest

  • 4 – 5 June
  • Sherwood Forest
  • Free (£10 refundable deposit hire)

As part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations and the Bank Holiday Weekend, families can get involved in having a Big Picnic at Sherwood Forest.

Sherwood Forest


Platinum jubilee

Jubilee Indoor Street Party at Mansfield Central Library

  • Saturday 28 May
  • 10am – 3pm
  • Free
  • No booking required – just drop in

Celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee at Mansfield Central Library’s indoor street party! Drop-in anytime between 10am and 3.00pm to enjoy a variety of free and fun activities including crafts, storytime corner, board games, a Dementia Friendly film screening of The Queen’s Corgi and much more. Plus, we will be treated to some special Jubilee performances from Inspired Voices Choir and The Red Hot Band.

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Jubilee bunting

Platinum Jubilee Events

There are lots of events and activities taking place in Nottinghamshire to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. From street parties to concerts, there are lots of ways to take part.

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