Art, music and fun for Robin Hood Energy Light Night in event’s tenth year

Art, music and fun for Robin Hood Energy Light Night in event’s tenth year

Musicians on trams, multi-sensory art installations, a silent disco and a lantern parade will all feature in the Robin Hood Energy Light Night programme, which is now being finalised. The popular event will take place on Friday 10 February, with new venues for the event’s tenth year including the Arboretum and Nottingham Tennis Centre. The […]

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Winter ParkLives programme will include community events

Winter ParkLives programme will include community events

Nottingham City Council’s free 2016 ParkLives programme, which was due to finish in autumn, has been extended until March, with community groups being offered grants to run an activity in their nearest park. Activities including Christmas crafts, walks and geocaching have been added to the second annual ParkLives programme, run in partnership with Coca-Cola Great […]

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Station Street to be illuminated by poetry to celebrate City of Literature status

Station Street to be illuminated by poetry to celebrate City of Literature status

The newly redeveloped Station Street in the city centre will have its very own poetry wall from next week when an artwork to celebrate Nottingham’s UNESCO City of Literature status is switched on. ‘Line of Light’, created by artist Jo Fairfax, will project five-word poems by writers including Byron, Lawrence and Ovid, as well as […]

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Football families set to celebrate Hall of Fame evening

Football families set to celebrate Hall of Fame evening

Three of Nottingham’s most historic football families will be coming together to celebrate the induction of Nottingham Forest and Notts County into the National Football Museum Hall of Fame. Members of Nottingham football’s royalty from the Clough, Taylor and Sirrel family will all be in attendance to share a special evening for football in Nottingham. […]

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Froch to present Miracle Men with Hall of Fame honour

Froch to present Miracle Men with Hall of Fame honour

Four-time Super Middleweight Champion of the World Carl Froch will present the Nottingham Forest European Cup-winning heroes with their induction into the National Football Museum Hall of Fame. Forest fan Froch will be guest of honour at the star-studded event that takes place at the Motorpoint Arena in Nottingham on November 3rd. The Colwick-born boxer […]

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Nottingham’s tourism hotspots on the world map with new walking trail

Nottingham’s tourism hotspots on the world map with new walking trail

Nottingham’s leading tourism highlights and attractions are to be showcased in a brand new self-guided walking trail that has been created to help visitors discover the key points of interest around the city centre in one easy-to-follow guide. The free Nottingham Trail, created by Nottingham City Council and Marketing Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, features audio guides, […]

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Exciting ADA exhibition at Nottingham Castle will be part of The Big Draw

Exciting ADA exhibition at Nottingham Castle will be part of The Big Draw

An innovative new exhibition inspired by Ada Lovelace – the world’s first computer programmer and daughter of Newstead Abbey’s most famous resident, Lord Byron – opens at Nottingham Castle on Thursday 6 October as part of The Big Draw Festival 2016, running throughout October. ADA, by artist Karina Smigla-Bobinski, is an automatic drawing machine that […]

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