4 Things to Look Forward to in Nottingham this Summer

Nottingham city centre is jam-packed with fun activities, sights and sounds to discover this summer. The warmer weather is just waiting to be enjoyed after a COVID-hit summer last year. Whether you’re holidaying in the area or live locally and are keen to get out and about as restrictions ease, be sure to make the most of your summer with these exciting activities in Nottingham.

Nottingham Independent’s Feature In John Lewis & Partners

At It’s In Nottingham, we’re big on Nottingham’s Independent businesses and we’re proud to be supporting eight great brands this summer. For a limited time only, between 12th July and 13th September, a selection of smaller city centre based businesses will be setting up shop inside John Lewis & Partners at the Victoria Centre. Check out those that will be taking it in turns to showcase their offerings and when you can find them. Discover new and upcoming ventures from the very heart of Nottingham this summer. 


Dates of Nottingham Independent event


The New and Improved Nottingham Castle

Freshly renovated and newly reopened to the public, the stunning Nottingham Castle promises to be one of the summer’s most compelling attractions. This striking Nottingham landmark has just concluded its wholesale revamp to upgrade its facilities and make it more attractive than ever before. Gorgeous galleries, immersive exhibitions and a brand-new play area for kids make Nottingham Castle an excellent option for a family outing. It’s conveniently bordered by some fabulous restaurants like The Castle Pub and Inn and Ye Olde Trip to Jerusalem, so you can wrap up a fun day of sightseeing with some delicious grub.



Live Music Is Back with a Bang

Nottingham city centre is certainly not short of pubs, clubs, concert halls & event spaces and the music scene comes alive in the summer. With the coming months featuring reduced restrictions, musicians and fans alike can relish in the long-awaited return of live music. Whether it be The Bodega’s notorious gig guide, the Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall's marvelous music selection or Rock City’s newest night out, Rebel Rebel; there’s sure to be something for everyone!



City Centre Trails & Tours

There’s no better way to see the city and learn about Nottingham’s wealth of history than participating in a guided tour or trail. Did you know that Nottingham is home to over 800 caves hidden beneath the city streets? Uncover one of the city centre’s best kept secrets and navigate your way through the UK’s largest network of caves with the National Justice Museum.



Find Activities in Nottingham This Summer

Ready for an exciting and memorable summer? Discover even more things to do with It’s In Nottingham. Find out what’s on with upcoming events or get some creative input with our curated ideas and inspiration board.Don’t miss out on any of the summer’s activities in Nottingham – you can contact us if you’re looking for more information or have any suggestions. We’d love to hear from you!

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