Things to do in East Midlands
Theatres, Cinemas & Concert Venues
Arnold, Nottingham, NG5 7EE
The theatre has a mixed programme of amateur and professional performances ranging from live music to drama and dance. Exhibitions, conferences, fairs and film shows also form part of the line-up.
Museum & Gallery
High Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5JA
Discover Derbyshire's Museum of the Year 2011 and 2012, and East Midlands Museum of the Year 2013. Enjoy our warm, family friendly environment, wonderful social history displays, beautiful gardens, tempting tea room and amazing views across the...
Stately Homes & Gardens
Ticknall, Derby, Derbyshire, DE73 1LE
With peeling paintwork and overgrown courtyards, Calke Abbey tells the story of the dramatic decline of a country house estate. The house and stables are little restored, with many abandoned areas vividly portraying a period in the 20th century.
COCKETT FARM SHOOTING GROUND
Farnsfield, near Newark, Nottinghamshire, NG22 8JQ
Situated in the heart of rural Nottinghamshire, Cockett Farm is one of the Midland's finest clay shooting venues.
THE BRITISH PARACHUTE SCHOOL
The Control Tower, Langar Airfield, Langar, Nottingham, NG13 9HY
British Parachute School is based in the scenic Vale of Belvoir, 12 miles South East of Nottingham at Langar Airfield. The Airfield is now used exclusively by the Parachute School with TWO Cessna Grand Caravan turbine aircraft. Training and jumpin...
Stately Homes & Gardens
Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 6DH
Stanford Hall was built in the 1690's for Sir Roger Cave who commissioned the Smiths of Warwick to pull down the original Manor House and build the present day Hall. Stanford Hall is a fine example of their work and of the William and Mary peri...
Activity Centre / Parachuting & Sky Diving
Hibaldstow Airfield, Hibaldstow, North Lincolnshire, DN20 9NN
Skydive Hibaldstow in Lincolnshire, close to Leeds and Sheffield runs Tandem Skydiving, Accelerated Freefall (AFF) and Static Line Parachuting flying to 15,000 feet, the highest jump altitude in the UK. Tandem skydiving is the easiest course on...
Museums & Galleries
MANSFIELD MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
Leeming Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1NG
Mansfield Museum and Art Gallery depicts the surprisingly diverse and fascinating history of Mansfield and the District. The permanent displays tell the story of Mansfield and illustrate the natural, industrial and social history of the region...
STEEPLE GRANGE LIGHT RAILWAY
4 Oak Tree Gardens, Tansley, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 5WA
An opportunity to ride on a unique narrow gauge railway built on part of the former Cromford and High Peak Railway branch to Middleton by Wirksworth. The railway uses former mining and quarrying locomotives and rolling stock and climbs up a st...
Moor Road, Morley, Derbyshire, DE7 6DL
Members & Visitors courses. Priory Course is 6,054 yards long and a par 70, the Moorland Course is 6,100 yards long and a par 70. Public welcome on 'pay and play' basis. Please telephone for current green fees. Day tickets are availabl...