Photo by: Derek Doar
Nottingham & Notts Photographic Society
Photo Events and Places to Visit

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TimeLine Events, where Heritage and Photography come together and recreate scenes from a past era. 

Whether you are an enthusiast of a particular theme, someone that enjoys the past and has a love of photography or simply a photographer that likes the idea of joining a group of like-minded people for an enjoyable day out photographing things in an environment that may otherwise not be possible, either way you will find plenty to enjoy at one of our events. 

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From the middle of April until late May is the time to visit the bluebell woods of Britain.

Click on the Woodland trust Logo to find your local Bluebell woods.

Late April to early May is the time to visit the
Early Purple Orchids in Cressbrook Dale
in the Derbyshire Peak District


Ransoms (Wild Garlic) can also be seen in abundance in the Derbyshire Peak District at this time of year

In May and early June,The Little Grebe and Water Voles can be found on The Cromford canal in Derbyshire.


Thursday 6th June to Wednesday 12th June
(with the main days being Thursday 6th, Friday 7th, Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th June).
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RAF Cosford Air Show 2024
Sunday 8th June 2024
RAF Cosford Air Show will include an action-packed six-hour flying display, including powerful demonstrations of modern military aircraft from the Royal Air Force and international military partners. There will be captivating appearances from iconic vintage aircraft from throughout the history of aviation and adrenaline pumping aerobatic displays. Ground-based pyrotechnics will also add to the excitement of some of the flying displays! On the ground, there will be a huge assortment on static display for you to view up close, including some which you will be able to sit inside.

To get a taste of what awaits you in 2024, why not have a look at our short highlights video of the memorable RAF Cosford Air Show 2018, celebrating RAF100.

Mid-June is a good time to visit the Farne Islands
for bird photography.
A good place to stay is Seahouses and use Billy Shiel's boats.

Another place for you bird Photographers is
The Bass Rock
which is situated just off the coast at North Berwick.

Dinosaur Day

Saturday 27th July

A Jurassic take over that is sure to be a roaring success!!
Meet the fierce carnivores T- Rex and Spinosaurus and see the herbivore compound with Triceratops and Brontosaurus.

There will be baby dinosaurs and the chance to dig for a fossil in our fossil workshop.

Walk our dinosaur trail through the woodland walk to identify our dinosaur footprints and earn a sticker.


Outdoor Theatre

Fri 30th August @ 10:00 am
 Tue 3rd September @ 5:00 pm

Notice this Notice Theatre Group are back by popular demand. Another great production full of fun for all the family.

Notice this Notice set sail for Crich Tramway Village again this Summer, with their brand new swashbuckling show, perfect for piratey punters young and old.

Set sail with young Jim Hawkins for Treasure Island! The crew is ready, the anchor is raised, and the map is in hand, what could possibly go wrong?

A rollicking, raucous, rum-soaked adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s much loved story with a healthy dose of eccentric Notice this Notice silliness.

During the first or 2nd week in Aug you can see expanses of heather starting to appear in the Derbyshire Peak district and it is usuallly at its best towards the end of August. A good place to start is Over Owler Tor or Surprise View (both near Hathersage)


Around the 2nd week in this month is normally prime time to photograph the beautful Acers at
Westonbirt Arboretum

Nottingham Goose Fair 2024
dates yet to be finalised

With more than 700 years of history, Nottingham Goose Fair is one of Europe's most famous travelling fairs, and is still a fantastic event that delights all ages.

Forest Recreation Ground, Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham. NG7 6HB


Late November at Donna Nook, Lincolnshire is the time to photograph the North Atlantic Grey Seals & pups.

(Sat & Sun only due to the seals being on an RAF firing range that isnt used at weekends only)

(please note that photohgraphers are now discouraged from going on the beach)

Click on image for Donner Nook Website