Like birthdays, Valentine’s Day celebrations become repetitive after a few years. If you’ve grown disenchanted with the fancy dinners, chocolates, and roses, worry not, because we’ve rounded up a series of unique Valentine’s Day ideas in Nottingham that won’t put a dent in that wallet. After all, what’s romance without a little laughter, surprise and adventure?

Six Barrel Drafthouse, Hockley

This is a good shout if you’ve only been on a few dates and are not ready for the big romantic meal for two scenario. The bar is running a rom-com movie quiz with loads of offers for couples. It only costs £1.00 to enter and everyone gets a free cheeseboard.

Nottingham Light Night, Nottingham City Centre

Robin Hood Energy light night is back, celebrating its 10th year on February, 10. The event also includes free entry to Nottingham Castle and Brew house Yard and the Light Night Market, which includes food, drinks, crafts and live music.

Clumber park, Nottinghamshire

If you’re looking for something romantic but not over the top why not go for a stroll in Nottingham’s Clumber park. Heads up, it was voted the most romantic place for a date in the East Midlands by the Great date guide.

The lost city adventure golf, Corner house 

If you’re trying to impress your date with a hole in one try out Lost City adventure golf. It houses two separate 18 hole golf courses so there’s a lot of time to show off your Tiger Woods skills.

Jack Whitehall, Nottingham, Motorpoint arena 

Why not make your valentine’s day a funny one by seeing British comedian, presenter and actor Jack Whitehall performing on the 14th of February. Tickets from £25.50

Alice and Wonderland themed cafe, Nottingham

Do not fear singletons, get that spoon out of the Ben and Jerry’s tub and head over to the Wonderland cafe for a speed dating event. Tickets cost £10 per person – you never know you may find your king of hearts.