Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery announces Conrad Atkinson contemporary art acquisition permanent collection 

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery announces Conrad Atkinson contemporary art acquisition permanent collection 

Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery is delighted to be acquiring a group of works by international artist and activist Conrad Atkinson for its collection, thanks to grants from Art Fund, the V&A Purchase Grant Fund and local donations. The works comprise:  Wordsworth’s Suit and Socks (2003), three Ceramic Landmines (1996) and a photo collage […]

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New British Triathlon event to welcome elite stars to Nottingham

New British Triathlon event to welcome elite stars to Nottingham

  Today sees the launch of a brand new triathlon event to the 2017 calendar. The British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup Nottingham will feature some of Great Britain’s finest sporting talent racing around Victoria Embankment and Trent Bridge on Saturday 2 September. Watch a demonstration of the route the competitors will take An expected crowd […]

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Wollaton Hall hosts exhibition based on the building and its history

Wollaton Hall hosts exhibition based on the building and its history

Close Distance Caroline Broadhead, Nic Sandiland and Angela Woodhouse 8 March – 1 May 2017 Wollaton Hall, Prospect Room The Close Distance exhibition opens in the magnificent rooftop Prospect Room at Wollaton Hall on Wednesday 8 March. With views across the surrounding park and city beyond, this new commission offers visitors a unique experience of […]

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Konta first to add name to Aegon Open as tickets go on sale for 2017

Konta first to add name to Aegon Open as tickets go on sale for 2017

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) announced today that British No. 1 Johanna Konta has confirmed her intention to play the 2017 Aegon Open Nottingham, as tickets for the event, from 10- 18 June, go on sale. Konta, the World No. 10 and 2016 Australian Open semi-finalist, is a popular and well-known star at the Nottingham […]

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First chance to grab preview tickets for World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition at Wollaton

First chance to grab preview tickets for World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition at Wollaton

Tickets go on sale from today for the World Exclusive Dinosaurs of China – Ground Shakers to Feathered Flyers exhibition which will be held at Wollaton Hall and Lakeside Arts (University of Nottingham) between 1 July and 29 October 2017. To celebrate, Wollaton Hall will be inviting a group of children from Seely Primary School […]

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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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