5 of the Best, 10th - 11th August

This weekend’s 5 of the Best is a real mixed bag of events and activities. There is something to suit a wide range of age and interest groups so be sure to read them all and get planning your weekend! As I always, be sure to visit our ‘what’s on’ section of our website to see everything that is going on in Doncaster. We would not want you to miss anything!

South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum Open Cockpit Weekend, 10th – 11th August, South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum

In addition to the usual open cockpits, the museum is opening many more for visitors to get in the aircraft and see things from a pilot's eye view (or Navigator). Try out our latest exhibits as well as many of the old favourites, which include the rescue helicopter, the Vulcan and a whole range of jet fighters and bombers. Read more…

Minecraft Castle Building, 10th – 11th August, Conisbrough Castle

For the Minecraft fans in your family, we’re once again mixing up the ancient and modern with a second season of our popular castle building workshops, curated by our expert cube construction friends at Blockbuilders. Last year these were hugely over-subscribed, so this summer we are introducing a series of ticketed events. Read more…

Wild Live Safari Nights, 10th August, Yorkshire Wildlife Park

BRIT-award winning star Gabrielle headlines on Saturday 10th August, performing such legendary hits as ‘Dreams’. We’ll also be joined by the fantastic Claire Richards, who has enjoyed a glittering solo career after finding fame with Steps. Read more…

Last Night of the Proms, 10th August, Brodsworth Hall - CANCELLED DUE TO THE WEATHER

Join us this summer for a classic British concert in the stunning setting of Brodsworth Hall and Gardens. The wartime singing trio, The Honeybirds, will be joined by an orchestra for an evening of 1940’s classic songs, traditional Prom favourites and a fantastic fireworks finale. Read more…

Car Cafe - MINI Takeover, 10th August, Stratstone Mini

Car Cafe is a car meet bringing together people from the car community to one location to meet other like-minded people and showcase their MINI's - past and present. Dogs are welcome too! Read more…

For loads more great events and activities going on in Doncaster, please visit our website, www.visitdoncaster.com

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