Seeing is believing? at Wollaton Hall event this weekend

Seeing is believing? at Wollaton Hall event this weekend

An event at Wollaton Hall tomorrow, invites people to take part in fun activities; see some brilliant demonstrations and amazing animals as well as image making tools from the extensive collections. Between 11am and 3.30pm, the Reality and Images event invites people of all ages to explore the idea that what they think they see […]

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More people to ‘Get Out Get Active’ as programme goes live in the city  

More people to ‘Get Out Get Active’ as programme goes live in the city  

Tuesday marks the start of the Get Out Get Active (GOGA) programme in Nottingham. The three year project has been developed to get some of the UK’s least active people moving more. GOGA will concentrate on fun and inclusive activities and supporting disabled and non-disabled people who don’t necessarily have regular access to sport and […]

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City aims to increase and improve health and fitness options for disabled citizens

City aims to increase and improve health and fitness options for disabled citizens

Nottingham City Council has secured a Sport England grant of £332,100 which aims to increase the physical activity levels of disabled people across the city. Disability sport is highly important to the city which has a stated ambition to ‘make Nottingham the fastest growing city for disability sports participation in the UK’. Developing disability sport […]

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Be a ‘superhero’ at Nottingham’s big tennis party 

Be a ‘superhero’ at Nottingham’s big tennis party 

People of all ages are invited to watch two tournaments and have a chance to play some sport themselves in an event being held at Nottingham Tennis Centre for ‘Superhero Sunday’ on 2 October. This will be the last chance to see the Davis Cup trophy with GB as the current holders and to celebrate […]

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25 year anniversary celebrations at Harvey Hadden this weekend

25 year anniversary celebrations at Harvey Hadden this weekend

Nottingham City Council’s Harvey Hadden Sports Village is celebrating a silver anniversary this weekend. On Saturday 1 October – just over year after the site’s £16m redevelopment – 25 years of sports on the site will be marked with a range of free activities. The public is invited between 11am-5pm to enjoy activities for all […]

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Volunteers needed for exciting new ADA exhibition at Nottingham Castle

Volunteers needed for exciting new ADA exhibition at Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle is looking for a team of volunteers to help with the running of an innovative new exhibition this October as part of events planned for this year’s Big Draw Festival. ADA – by Karina Smigla-Bobinski, is inspired by Ada Lovelace – the world’s first computer programmer and daughter of Newstead Abbey’s most famous […]

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City leisure centres to organise free events as part of the nation’s biggest sports day – I Am Team GB  

City leisure centres to organise free events as part of the nation’s biggest sports day – I Am Team GB  

Two City leisure facilities – Clifton Leisure Centre and Nottingham Tennis Centre will host multi-sport sessions on Saturday 27 August designed to get more people active in the local community and celebrate Team GB’s achievements at the Rio 2016 Games. There will also be free Table Tennis and Nottingham Parklives activities running across the city […]

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Funding bid submitted as Nottingham Castle Transformation Project finalises plans

Funding bid submitted as Nottingham Castle Transformation Project finalises plans

The Nottingham Castle Transformation project took a significant step forward this month with the submission of the round two funding bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). If secured, this funding will play a huge part toward establishing the site as a world-class visitor destination, celebrating its unique and nationally-significant 1,000 year history with tales […]

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Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

On Wednesday 3 August, table tennis returns to the city as the 2016 Ping! Festival gets underway at Smithy Row between 11am and 3pm. The festival will last until 4 September. This year’s festival is sponsored by Datto, an innovative technology company and global brand* The Datto Ping! Festival places tables complete with bats and […]

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