5 of the Best 2-3 March

2nd – 3rd  March

I’m back with 5 fun activities for you to get involved in this weekend. Let’s jump straight in to this weeks 5 of the best…Have a great weekend!

888 Sport Grimthorpe Chase Festival

1st – 2nd March, Doncaster Racecourse

Don't miss Doncaster's last National Hunt fixture of the 2018/19 season, the prestigious Grimthorpe Chase with an exciting 80s themed twist! For those party-goers, we have an exciting 80s tribute band playing live after racing!

UK’s Biggest Retro Gaming Market

3rd March, The Dome

An air of nostalgia is set to sweep through Doncaster this weekend when the UK’s biggest retro video game market comes to town. Gamers of all generations can take a trip down memory lane with their controllers and immerse themselves in classic game memorabilia and current releases from a plethora of traders at ‘The Video Game Market’.

Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

All year round

Run for cover from the rain at the Doncaster Art Museum and Gallery this weekend. You'll learn a lot while you are there. A friendly and welcoming visitor attraction, Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery is proud to tell the story of the town from the end of the last ice age to the present day. You’re never too young or old to learn. P.s. did you know we are getting a swanky new museum and central library where the old girls school use to be? Click here to see what it will look like.

Doncaster Rovers V Charlton Athletics

2nd March, Keepmoat Stadium 3pm kick-off

Footie fans, head over to the Keepmoat Stadium to lend your support to Doncaster Rovers in their EFL League One match against Charlton Athletics.

Tickets available here

Saturday Family Workshops

2nd March, The Point (DARTS) *Booking essential*

Join professional artists to create and learn together as a family. Work with specialist equipment to make your own prints, guided by artists from Dizzy Ink, an independent design studio.

Workshops are suitable for children aged 5+. To book or make an enquiry, email darts@thepoint.org.uk or phone 01302 341662.

We hope you take up some of our suggestions and love it! If you do, be sure to tag us in your posts @VisitDoncaster. You can also use #DoncasterisGreat or #YourDN1 where the activity is based in the town centre.

If you represent a venue or are organising an event that you'd like us to include in future guides, please contact the TIC by telephone on 01302 734309, on email tourist.information@doncaster.gov.uk or via our social email accounts (Twitter, Facebook and Instagram @VisitDoncaster