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School's out for summer: here's what’s on in Nottinghamshire this August

As youngsters break up from school for the seemingly-endless summer holidays, you might be wondering how on earth you'll keep the kids busy for six weeks.

Fear not - there are plenty of events across Nottinghamshire to keep everyone happy, from a vibrant carnival to an enchanting lantern lit evening garden.

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in August, visit the enchanting lantern lit garden at Pure Land Meditation Centre ain North Clifton. The magical experience is based on an ancient Japanese tradition.

1. Lantern lit evening garden

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in August, visit the enchanting lantern lit garden at Pure Land Meditation Centre ain North Clifton. The magical experience is based on an ancient Japanese tradition.
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Prepare to be dazzled and delighted during The Greatest Circus Show at Robin Hood's Wheelgate Park, and even take part in a skills workshop after the show. 1 - 11 August, 10am-5pm

2. The Greatest Circus

Prepare to be dazzled and delighted during The Greatest Circus Show at Robin Hood's Wheelgate Park, and even take part in a skills workshop after the show. 1 - 11 August, 10am-5pm
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Robin Hood fans of all ages will love this festival in Sherwood Forest, returning for its 35th year to offer a week of live re-enactments, dancing and demonstrations - from August 5-11.

3. The Robin Hood Festival

Robin Hood fans of all ages will love this festival in Sherwood Forest, returning for its 35th year to offer a week of live re-enactments, dancing and demonstrations - from August 5-11.
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If you need to cool down, Nottingham's National Ice Centre is hosting a Summer Family Fun Day on August 9. You can enjoy zorbing, foam archery, segways and much more.

4. Summer Family Fun Day

If you need to cool down, Nottingham's National Ice Centre is hosting a Summer Family Fun Day on August 9. You can enjoy zorbing, foam archery, segways and much more.
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