Nottinghamshire are leading the way this Christmas season with some brand-new and reimagined festive events to celebrate this jolly time of year! Here’s a few to grab your attention.
Tonight, the festivities begin at Newark Showground with the first of many Christmas classics being shown on the big screen.
Nightflix is an immersive outdoor drive-in experience which, in December, is given a sprinkle of Christmas to get everyone in the spirits.
The screenings include family favourites like Love Actually, How the Grinch stole Christmas and Home Alone.
Tonight’s film is Elf beginning at 6pm and tickets are priced at £29 per car with additional booking fee.
Festive food and drink will be available on site while oversized Christmas trees add to the seasonal spirit.
NightFlix CEO Ben Stonehouse said: “As the longer nights draw in, that’s when drive-in cinema truly shines as a great way for families to come together and enjoy beloved festive favourites”.
All shows and screen times can be found here.
“As the longer nights draw in, that’s when drive-in cinema truly shines as a great way for families to come together and enjoy beloved festive favourites”
Ben stonehouse, ceo of nightflix
Too Many Cooks at Christmas
If you’re bored of dragging the children around the same Christmas markets, then this fun filled activity is the one for you!
Join the crazy cooks at Squire Performing Arts Centre on Sunday December 19 for a meal you will not forget.
Too Many Cooks at Christmas is a festive family show, full of food-inspired fun and adventure.
During this show, three food enthusiasts battle it out in a Christmas food competition.
The show is suitable for all age groups and starts at 11am.
Tickets start at £12.50 for adults and £10.00 for under 16s.
Book tickets at the Squire Performing Arts Centre here, or call 0115 935 4473.
Skate with Santa
If you prefer to be more active this Christmas, put on your skates and Skate with Santa!
Head down to the National Ice Centre on Saturday December 18 to meet Santa and even have a magical skate among the twinkling light and majestic tree with lots of festive fun guaranteed.
No matter what age your kids are, ice skating pleases everyone!
Don’t forget, children under 5 skate for free!
Ticket prices start at £8.50 for juniors (5-15 years) and £9.50 for adults.
Tickets can be purchased via the National Ice Centre’s here.