Nottingham Gets Set to Celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’

Nottingham Gets Set to Celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’

On Saturday 20 May, Nottingham residents are invited to put their best foot forward and celebrate National Walking Month with ‘One Big Walk in the Park’ – a series of fun, free walking activities hosted by ParkLives and Nottingham City Council. The event will take place from 2.30 – 4.30pm at Wollaton Country Park, and […]

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East Midlands Flower Show returns to Newstead Abbey in July

East Midlands Flower Show returns to Newstead Abbey in July

Event – East Midlands Flower Show 2017 Date – 1 and 2 July 2017 Location – Newstead Abbey, Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, NG15 8GD After a hugely successful first year, the East Midlands Flower Show will return to Newstead Abbey over the weekend of 1-2 July. The beautiful  grounds of Newstead Abbey, the ancestral home of the poet G. […]

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New Nottingham Castle exhibition offers an alternative look at portraits

New Nottingham Castle exhibition offers an alternative look at portraits

REPORTRAIT Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery 27 May to 10 September 2017 Nottingham Castle’s latest exhibition – Reportrait – offers a new perspective on portraiture. This exclusive show will run from 27 May to 10 September and challenges viewers not to take work at ‘face value’. The portrait has continued to be one of […]

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Safarova joins 10 of the world’s top 50 for Aegon Open Nottingham

Safarova joins 10 of the world’s top 50 for Aegon Open Nottingham

Highly-decorated Grand Slam finalist Lucie Safarova will begin her summer on grass at the Aegon Open Nottingham, which runs between June 10 and 18. The 30-year-old former World No. 5 and four-time doubles major winner is among 10 top 50 players, including Britain’s World No. 7 Johanna Konta, last year’s Aegon Open Nottingham runner-up Alison […]

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Nottingham from the Air

Nottingham from the Air

Due to its enormous popularity Nottingham City Council is extending the stunning outdoor exhibition of aerial photographs on Station Street until 18 June. The photos – including images of Nottingham Castle, Goose Fair, the Old Market Square and Nottingham Forest’s City Ground – will form part of the acclaimed Britain from the Air exhibition of […]

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‘Storysmash’ Jumps into Action

‘Storysmash’ Jumps into Action

The £226,335 Storysmash Creative Writing project gets underway this week. Storysmash is a 12 month programme of activity using the close connection between creative writing, reading and digital games focusing on people primarily aged 11-25 years to help address issues of low literacy in Nottingham City. Participants will take part in a range of activities […]

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TV Presenter Lends Support to World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition

TV Presenter Lends Support to World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition

The ground-breaking Dinosaurs of China exhibition, which is bringing some of the best-preserved dinosaur fossils in the world to the UK this summer, has a new high profile supporter in the form of respected TV presenter and naturalist Chris Packham. The wildlife expert is known for presenting popular nature programmes on TV, as well as […]

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Chance to get involved in World-Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition this summer

Chance to get involved in World-Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition this summer

Nottingham City Council is offering the opportunity to be a part of the incredible Dinosaurs of China, Ground Shakers to Feathered Flyers Exhibition coming to Wollaton Hall and Nottingham Lakeside Arts from 1 July to 29 October with a number of exciting volunteering roles. The City Council’s award winning Museums and Galleries volunteer programme is […]

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Watson Latest GB Fed Cup Star Confirmed for Aegon Open Nottingham

Watson Latest GB Fed Cup Star Confirmed for Aegon Open Nottingham

Great Britain’s Fed Cup star and British No. 2 Heather Watson has been confirmed for the 2017 Aegon Open Nottingham. Watson, who is part of the Aegon GB Fed Cup Team to face Romania in the World Group II play-off in Constanta this weekend, has again chosen the Nottingham Tennis Centre as the place to […]

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Dan Evans commits to return to Aegon Open Nottingham

Dan Evans commits to return to Aegon Open Nottingham

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that GB Davis Cup stars Dan Evans will return to the Aegon Open Nottingham. British number two Evans, 26, who featured for Great Britain in their Davis Cup quarter-final exit on clay against France at the weekend, will headline this years event at the Nottingham Tennis Centre […]

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