5 of the Best 9-10th March

9-10th March

There is always loads going on in Doncaster and this weekend is no exception! In this week’s 5 of the Best we have a range of ideas for everyone to enjoy including adults, children, families, walking enthusiasts, animal lovers and more. Check them out below and start planning your weekend

  1. British Science Week Funday at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery

9th March, FREE event

From the 8th – 17th March we celebrate the UK’s biggest celebration of science week. So why not take your budding scientist along to the Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery for some British Science Week fun. You can take part in fun family activities exploring science and colour, the human body, diet and more with Heritage Doncaster in celebration of the week.

    1. Rossington Winter Roam at Brodsworth Way (Get Doncaster Walking)

    9th – 10th February  

    A steady circular 8 mile stroll around the boundary paths of Rossington taking in the brick pond, Great Yorkshire way, new lakes and the old pit tip before returning to Brodsworth way.

    Sturdy footwear will be required. This walk is not suitable for push/Wheel chairs or mobility cars. Dogs welcome but must be kept on the lead. For more details contact Richard Lewis 01302734188B

    There are a number of other walks taking place this weekend including the, Reptile spotting walk at Hatfield Moors (9th March) and the Crow Croft Bridge Circular starting at the car park near Crow Croft Bridge (10th March)

    1. Fifty Years Since Apollo at the Mansion House

    10th March FREE event for families and adults

    Join the friends of the Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery on Saturday 9th March at the Mansion House and learn more about the apollo mission with expert, Dr Charles Simpson. 

    Refreshments from 10:30am

  1. Thorne and Hatfield Charity Ploughing Match 

9th March (Hatfield Lane Barnby Dun) 10th March (Boston Park Farm) FREE entry (Charitable doncations welcome)

Join Boston Park Farm this weekend as they host a local charity ploughing match this Sunday in a field opposite the farm. There will be horses, vintage and modern tractors all competing. Entry is free but as they are rasing money for charity (Bluebell wood and St John's Hospice) donations are appreciated.

    1. Music in the Round Presents: Giddy Goat at Cast

    9th March

    This musical story follows the trials and tribulations of Giddy, a young mountain goat who is scared of heights, and is an ideal way to introduce children aged 3-7 years to classical music, with plenty of audience participation and projections of images from the story.


We hope you take up some of our suggestion and love it! If you do, be sure to tag us in your posts @VisitDoncaster. You can also use #DoncasterisGreat and when you are in the Town Centre we encourage you to also use #YourDN1.

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