What's on in Nottingham in 2020

Nottingham events calendar across the city centre and a handy parking guide. 

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What's on in Nottingham 2020

Nottingham has a buzzing arts, drama and music scene. We've pulled together a list of events, alongside a quick link to pre-book parking nearby to save you the hassle.

Each of the events listed are just a short walk away from Q-Park Talbot Street / Central. 

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21st March - Nottingham Trent University Open Day

Get a taste of student life at Nottingham Trent University. 


April & May

29th April - 17th May - The Magnificent Spiegeltent

The century-old travelling dance hall returns to Nottingham this year, with more to experience than ever before. Enjoy music, circus, cabaret and much more, alongside food and drink. 

24th May - Dot to Dot Festival

Discover upcoming musical talent at the annual Dot to Dot Festival that has been running for 15 years. 


July & August 

13th July - 24th July - NTU Graduations

Nottingham Trent University celebrates the success of students with graduation ceremonies throughout July. 

10th July - 30th August - Nottingham Beach

The popular city beach makes its return to Old Market Square again throughout the summer. Kick back and enjoy sandpits, paddling pools, deck chairs, seaside rides and food vendors at this urban beach. 



30th September - 4th October - Goose Fair 

Returning to the Forest Recreation Ground, the large travelling fair brings it's 500+ attractions to the city. 

24th - 31st October - Halloween Festival

The spooktacular event takes over at the end of October bringing a host of Halloween entertainment including rides, attractions and more. 


November & December

Winter Wonderland

Once again Old Market Square will be transformed into a Winter Wonderland with a range of rides, market stalls and bars to enjoy through the winter months of November and December. 


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