New Nottingham Castle exhibition – Gordon Cheung : Here Be Dragons

New Nottingham Castle exhibition – Gordon Cheung : Here Be Dragons

Gordon Cheung : Here Be Dragons 30 April – 17 July 2016 Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery Private View & Launch: Friday 29 April 2016 Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery will shortly be unveiling a major exhibition of the works of Gordon Cheung. Shown in the city for the first time, and supported […]

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Members of the public invited to learn about plans for the transformation of Nottingham Castle

Members of the public invited to learn about plans for the transformation of Nottingham Castle

The public are to get their first glimpse of how exciting changes at Nottingham Castle could look after £24m of investment, with an open invitation to meet members of the project team and see the plans at close hand at two public events: On Saturday 16 April, the Nottingham Castle project team (including architects Lace […]

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Two big names announced for Aegon Open Women’s Tennis

Two big names announced for Aegon Open Women’s Tennis

Players announced today will thrill crowds at Aegon Open Nottingham WTA event The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has confirmed today that former world No.1 Victoria Azarenka and American star Madison Keys will play at the Aegon Open Nottingham WTA event in June. Both players will be making their debut at the Nottingham Tennis Centre as […]

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British Davis Cup trio set for Aegon Open, Nottingham

British Davis Cup trio set for Aegon Open, Nottingham

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has today announced that British Davis Cup trio Kyle Edmund, Dan Evans and James Ward are the first players confirmed for the Aegon Open Nottingham men’s event. The Aegon Open Nottingham comprises two tournaments, starting with the women’s WTA International, running from 4 to 12 June, and the men’s ATP […]

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Two weeks to Sport Relief 2016: Do yourself proud!

Two weeks to Sport Relief 2016: Do yourself proud!

There are just two weeks to go until the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile in Nottingham on Sunday 20 March. Loads of local people have already signed up to run one, three, or six miles, but there’s still time to bag a place, don your deeley-boppers and do yourself proud! Alex Brown – event organiser said: “We […]

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Apply fast, to be part of Nottingham’s Summer of Tennis

Apply fast, to be part of Nottingham’s Summer of Tennis

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) is recruiting volunteers for this summer’s Aegon Open Nottingham tennis tournaments. This is a great chance to get involved in two major events in the city. Those keen to apply should visit the LTA website as soon as possible as applications close on 21 February with spots rapidly filling. The Aegon Open […]

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Call for volunteers at Nottingham Castle’s Mercian Regiment Museum

Call for volunteers at Nottingham Castle’s Mercian Regiment Museum

The Mercian Regiment museum has recently been awarded a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant to move, redisplay and re-interpret their galleries at Nottingham Castle Museum. Work began in November last year to move the artefacts from the previous space. As the collection moves to its new gallery in the Castle, 30 volunteers are needed to […]

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Sporting fun across the city this half term

School’s Out offers 8 to 15 year olds living in the city, the chance to try out a range of sports and play board games as well as trying their hand at arts and crafts during half term (15-19 February 2016). Sports sessions delivered by Notts County – Football in the Community coaches include: badminton, […]

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Nottingham Tennis Centre Open Weekend – 13-14 February

Nottingham Tennis Centre Open Weekend – 13-14 February

Nottingham Tennis Centre is opening its doors this weekend with an invitation to the whole community to come and experience the facilities on offer for free. As well as junior and adult tennis coaching sessions, visitors can use the state of the art gym facilities, take part in fitness classes, and relax in the steam […]

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Wollaton Hall – officially one of Britain’s top three historic houses

Wollaton Hall – officially one of Britain’s top three historic houses

Readers of LandLove magazine have voted Wollaton Hall, Gardens and Deer Park as one of their top three tourist destinations in Britain. The popular local attraction owned and run by the City Council came second in the poll – ahead of Holkham Hall and Estate in North Norfolk and just behind the winner – Powis […]

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