Stuck for ideas on what to do this May/June time? Take a look at what’s on.


Dot to Dot Festival: 29th May-noon till late

Dot To Dot Festival has continued to showcase the best new acts from around the world since starting in Nottingham in 2005.

The line up for Dot To Dot 2016 includes: Mystery Jets/The Temper Trap/Rat Boy/Lauren Aquilina/Sundara Karma/The Japanese House/ The Sherlocks/Little Green Cars plus many more.

Tickets are available over the counter from the Nottingham Tourism Centre just off the Market Square in Nottingham city centre.

Riverbank Pop Up Party with Osunlade

Pop Up Party with Osunlade, Sunday 29 May at the Riverbank Bar and Kitchen

The Riverbank Terrace opening party! The famous Pop Up Parties are back this year with Osunlade and Purple Disco Machine as main headliners!

Tickets & Tables

£15 – First release

£18 – Second release

£20 – Final release

Tickets are available from


Great Food and Drinks Festival, Nottingham Castle, Saturday 28 May-Bank Holiday Monday 30 May 2016.

Returning to Nottingham Castle after last year’s hugely successful debut year. You will find a fabulous array of food and drinks, cookery demos, and everything food related.

Tickets from:

Notts Nosh Market At NTU Student Union Square Tuesday 24 May, 11a, to 3pm



Aegon Open Nottingham WTA International Women’s Tournament 2016

Aegon Open Nottingham ATP International Men’s Tournament 2016

Nottingham Tennis Centre, University Boulevard

Nottingham Tennis Centre, University Boulevard Saturday 4 June–Sunday 12 June 2016

2016 heralds the return of Nottingham’s own grass court tennis tournaments, Aegon Open Nottingham WTA and ATP, after sell-out success last year.

ATP World Tour 250 Men’s Event: Saturday 18 June–Saturday 25 June

Some of the biggest names in Men’s tennis arrived in Nottingham to battle it out on the courts for the title last year.

An Evening with Nigel Benn – Sunday 19 June 2016

One Call Stadium, Mansfield Town Football Ground

Come and celebrate Father’s Day with the Legend “Nigel Benn”.

The Dark Destroyer who now lives in Australia will be flying over to the UK to be with us in Mansfield on this special day.

England v Sri Lanka Royal London One Day International – Tuesday 12 June 2016

Trent Bridge Cricket Ground, West Bridgford

The Royal London One Day International between England and Sri Lanka will be expected to be a close match

Tickets are on sale now –


Toddler Character Breakfast at The Big Tops

Bookers Way, Dinnington, Sheffield

20 April 2016 – Spongebob Squarepants

27 April 2016 – Fireman Sam

4 May 2016 – Minnie Mouse

11 May 2016 – Peppa Pig

18 May 2016 – Mickey Mouse

Join us for breakfast on any of the above dates with your toddler!

£3.50 entry includes toast or cereal and a juice for the children followed by a special visit from their favourite character!

Disney on Ice: Silver Anniversary Celebration

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham, Bolero Square, Lace Market

Thursday 12-Sunday 15 May 2016

All arena tickets can also be purchased in the Nottingham Tourism Centre in the city centre.