5 things to do in the East Midlands this weekend

Splendour Festival 2017
Nottingham’s Splendour Festival is taking place at Wollaton Park on Saturday. The event is featuring an impressive line-up, including Kaiser Chiefs, Busted, Tony Hadley and Billy Ocean, who will all take to the stage at the venue throughout the day. There will also be a comedy stage, a kids’ area and lots more entertainment to enjoy. Find out more here.

Outdoor Summer Cinema
The outdoor summer cinema at Hodsock Priory begins this weekend. The event, that is taking place until the end of August, will feature a range of family friendly films shown each week throughout the summer holiday. It will begin on Saturday with live action film Beauty and the Beast, which stars Emma Watson as Belle. Find out more here.

A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes
If you love shoes, you’re bound to love this exhibition taking place at Pickford’s House in Derby. The exhibition is showing how a private collector has built an impressive collection of Vivienne Westwood shoes over the last 15 years and just why they were chosen, from the design to the passion. Find out more here.

Out of Order
Ray Cooney’s Out Of Order is on stage at the Theatre Royal Nottingham this weekend. The story follows Richard Willey, who plans to spend the evening with Jane Worthington. However, things go disastrously wrong after they discover a body trapped in a hotel sash window. Find out more here.

Proms in the Park
Kelham Hall will be hosts to Proms in the Park this weekend. The Newark & Sherwood Concert Band is one of the most successful bands in the area and will be bringing an exciting repertoire for the last night of the proms at the event. There will be food and drink to enjoy and you can also take your own picnics. The night will end with explosive fireworks. Find out more here.

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