Events

There is nearly always something going on at Sherwood to add to the magic of your visit, like festivals, story trails, bug hunts and seasonal events. See below for what’s coming up to help you make the very most of your time here.

If you wish to organise events at Sherwood Forest in the future, please email sherwoodforest@rspb.org.uk at least six weeks in advance. This lead time is essential to ensure that all necessary arrangements can be made, and the event can proceed smoothly within our guidelines and safety standards.

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Pay and Play Archery

29.07.24 - 01.08.24

Join The Sherwood Outlaws and try your hand at the noble Medieval skill of archery!

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Outdoor Cinema – The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

26.07.24

Embark on a cinematic journey through middle earth whilst surrounded by Ent like ancient oaks.

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Outdoor Cinema – Brave

27.07.24

This summer, we feature brilliant animated tale Brave in our outdoor cinema programme!

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Outdoor Cinema – Jurassic Park

27.07.24

Watch in awe as colossal dinosaurs roam the screen, their thunderous footsteps echoing through the forest, and immerse yourself in the timeless tale of Jurassic Park!

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Outdoor Cinema – Prince of Thieves

27.07.24

Where better to watch Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves than Sherwood Forest!

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Outdoor Cinema – Disney’s Robin Hood

28.07.24

Join us for this animated retelling of the legend of Sherwood Forest!

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Outdoor Cinema – The Princess Bride

28.07.24

Join us for a fantasy adventure packed with swashbuckling action, romance and comedy on the big screen!

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Archery Adventures with Robin and Marian

01.08.24 - 30.08.24

Join Robin Hood and Lady Marian for an archery adventure in the heart of Sherwood Forest

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This Is My Theatre Presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

02.08.24

This Is My Theatre return for their performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream.

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Have-a-Go Archery + Axe Throwing

03.08.24 - 03.09.24

Join Fireside Events and try your hand at the noble Medieval skill of archery!

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Robin Hood Festival Weekend One

03.08.24 - 04.08.24

The Knights of Nottingham headline the first weekend of this year's Robin Hood Festival.

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Myths and Legends with the Master at Arms

03.08.24

Join William De Tankerville, The Sheriff of Nottinghams Master at Arms, as he takes you on a tour of the majestic Greenwood.

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Robin Hood Festival Weekend Two

10.08.24 - 11.08.24

The Greenwood can be a mystical, yet perilous place at times. Who will come to the rescue?

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Myths and Legends with the Master at Arms

10.08.24

Join William De Tankerville, The Sheriff of Nottinghams Master at Arms, as he takes you on a tour of the majestic Greenwood.

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Twilight Tales

10.08.24

Join Past Imagined on a gentle story walk through the forest to listen to spellbinding tales and melodies.

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Robin Hood Festival Weekend Three

17.08.24 - 18.08.24

Celebrating the wonderful wildlife of this incredible and important space for nature.

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Brilliant bats walk and talk

17.08.24

Join us for an unforgettable evening learning about the winged wonders of the night.

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Robin Hood Festival Weekend Four

24.08.24 - 26.08.24

The Sherwood Outlaws and the Medieval Maniax return to Sherwood for this year's festival finale.

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Botanical ink making workshop with Clare Taylor

14.09.24

Join inspirational artist Clare Taylor as you create your own range of botanical inks derived from food waste and locally sourced plant matter.

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Myths and Legends with the Master at Arms

14.09.24

Join William De Tankerville, The Sheriff of Nottinghams Master at Arms, as he takes you on a tour of the majestic Greenwood.

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Myths and Legends with the Master at Arms

21.09.24

Join William De Tankerville, The Sheriff of Nottinghams Master at Arms, as he takes you on a tour of the majestic Greenwood.

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Myths and Legends with the Master at Arms

28.09.24

Join William De Tankerville, The Sheriff of Nottinghams Master at Arms, as he takes you on a tour of the majestic Greenwood.

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Myths and Legends with the Master at Arms

19.10.24

Join William De Tankerville, The Sheriff of Nottinghams Master at Arms, as he takes you on a tour of the majestic Greenwood.

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Myths and Legends with the Master at Arms

26.10.24

Join William De Tankerville, The Sheriff of Nottinghams Master at Arms, as he takes you on a tour of the majestic Greenwood.

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Fungi Day

05.10.24

Immerse yourselves in the magical world of fungi at this exciting Fungi Day

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