The Arboretum, Saturday 28 May, 12pm – 6pm, FREE

Pictures of the event on my FotoBlog at:


This was a typical, council sponsored, event.

They came, some got entertained, and then they went home. I think community festivals could be so much more. Including more community involvement. Still, what do I know about it ?

This is the council blerb about it:


A great day out at Nottingham’s Arboretum Festival Weekend

Two popular Nottingham festivals have teamed up this year for a Bank Holiday showcase of entertainment, activities, stalls and a chance to learn more about people, the planet and peace.

Nottingham Arboretum Festival on Saturday, May 28 from 12 noon until 6pm features live bands, DJ’s, stalls, street artists and workshops, children’s activities, traditional English folk dance, a brass band, food stalls and lots more. Organisers are delighted to be showcasing local creative talent with Nottingham bands Trickster playing dirty funk/roots/rock, Horny Batacada playing latin/samba/funk, Neon Set playing 60’s psychedelic rock and popular local DJ’s Rick Donohue and Dave Boultbee.