World Number 19 – Karolina Pliskova is latest star to join Aegon Open Nottingham field

World Number 19 – Karolina Pliskova is latest star to join Aegon Open Nottingham field

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that World No. 19 Karolina Pliskova has been awarded a wild card into the main draw of the Aegon Open Nottingham, starting Saturday, 4 June. With two days to go before qualifying for the WTA International tournament starts at the Nottingham Tennis Centre, Pliskova is the latest […]

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Human skeleton to be excavated from Nottingham Castle grounds

Human skeleton to be excavated from Nottingham Castle grounds

Archaeologists will begin work on Tuesday 31 May on a dig on the Middle Bailey at Nottingham Castle to recover the remains of a human skeleton which was partially removed in 1978. The upper parts of a human skeleton (chest upwards) were unexpectedly discovered and removed during an excavation in 1978 by the Trent Valley […]

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Tennis Passion and Fashion on Ladies Day at Aegon Open Nottingham

Tennis Passion and Fashion on Ladies Day at Aegon Open Nottingham

The Aegon Open Nottingham is serving up a day of summer fashion, fun and fitness as part of the inaugural Ladies Day, presented by House of Fraser Nottingham. A carnival atmosphere is expected at the Nottingham Tennis Centre on Thursday 9 June on a day when fascinators and frills off the court will mix with […]

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Watch history come alive with the opening of Wollaton Hall’s ‘Cassandra Room’

Watch history come alive with the opening of Wollaton Hall’s ‘Cassandra Room’

The newly reinterpreted Cassandra Room will open to the public at Wollaton Hall, on Saturday 28 May 2016 with a decidedly theatrical and innovative approach to telling the story of the Willoughby family. This project, made possible with Arts Council England funding, uses the room to tell the story of the first hundred years of […]

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Former champions hit grass for Aegon Open Nottingham exhibition match

Former champions hit grass for Aegon Open Nottingham exhibition match

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that former Wimbledon champions Pat Cash and Jeremy Bates will be part of the exhibition line-up to hit centre court in Nottingham on WTA Finals Day at the Aegon Open on 12 June. Australian tennis great Cash, the 1987 Wimbledon champion, will be joined at the Nottingham […]

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Local favourite Marcos Baghdatis returns for Aegon Open Nottingham

Local favourite Marcos Baghdatis returns for Aegon Open Nottingham

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that fan’s favourite and 2015 Aegon Open semi-finalist Marcos Baghdatis will be returning to Nottingham for the pre-Wimbledon grass court tennis tournament in June. Baghdatis will be joined in the main draw by hard-hitting Spaniard and former World No. 7 Fernando Verdasco, who is also returning to […]

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World Number 16 Anderson adds name to exciting line-up at Aegon Open Nottingham

World Number 16 Anderson adds name to exciting line-up at Aegon Open Nottingham

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that World No.19 Kevin Anderson will play at the Aegon Open Nottingham in June. South Africa’s Anderson, who was beaten by Andy Murray in the final of last year’s Aegon Championships at The Queen’s Club, will be joined at the Nottingham Tennis Centre by Jiri Vesely — […]

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Galleries launch first of its kind art ‘weekender’ for Nottingham

Galleries launch first of its kind art ‘weekender’ for Nottingham

Galleries across Nottingham have organised a first of its kind visual art weekender, allowing visitors to access art for free or at discounted rates. Nottingham Art Weekender takes place during 14 and 15 May and includes all galleries on the Nottingham Art Map which provide a scheduled programme of events. Among the major galleries involved […]

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