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Fifty-two schools join Robin’s merry band

Fifty-two schools join Robin’s merry band

Fifty-two Nottingham primary schools have joined Robin Hood’s merry band by signing up for the Hoodwinked education programme, Robin’s Tales. The programme of novel literacy and art activities will bring the Robin Hood legend to life for thousands of children across the city, before the Hoodwinked sculpture trail hits the streets of Nottingham this summer. […]

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Businesses flock to the Hoodwinked robin trail

Businesses flock to the Hoodwinked robin trail

Big-name businesses are flocking to join the Hoodwinked sculpture trail in Nottingham this summer. About 25 robin sculptures are now sponsored, and with the sponsorship deadline looming, other businesses are urged to get in touch before the opportunity has flown. The Hoodwinked sculpture trail is a twist on the tale of Robin Hood.  Our iconic […]

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Volunteers sought for Nottingham Open International Tennis in June

Volunteers sought for Nottingham Open International Tennis in June

There is just over a week left to apply as volunteers are sought for Nottingham Open International Tennis in June. Nottingham City Council and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help at the Nottingham Open Tennis tournament. Over 16s can apply to the volunteer programme. The deadline for volunteer applications […]

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Celebrate the Year of the Dog as Chinese New Year comes to Old Market Square tomorrow

Celebrate the Year of the Dog as Chinese New Year comes to Old Market Square tomorrow

Nottingham City Council and partners invite you to the Old Market Square tomorrow (Saturday 10 February) to celebrate 2018 – Chinese Year of the Dog. The events have been organised in conjunction with the Chinese Student Associations of the University of Nottingham and of Nottingham Trent University.   In a colourful mix of sights and sounds, the […]

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A magical night to discover your city as It’s In Nottingham Light Night is announced

A magical night to discover your city as It’s In Nottingham Light Night is announced

The eleventh Nottingham Light Night will take place in the city in two week’s time, on the evening of Friday 23 February. Organised by Nottingham City Council in partnership with ‘It’s in Nottingham’. The event is being supported by community groups and city venues. Nottingham residents are invited to explore their city on a dark […]

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Nottingham celebrates 100 years of votes for women – with a call for everyone to dig out suffragette items from their attics

Nottingham celebrates 100 years of votes for women – with a call for everyone to dig out suffragette items from their attics

Nottingham has marked the centenary of women being given the right to vote on 6 February 1918. The Council House was lit up in purple, white and green – echoing the colours worn by suffragettes to advance their cause, as figures from local women’s organisations involved in Nottingham’s Centenary Cities project met to mark the […]

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Croatian Champ will return to Nottingham to defend her title

Croatian Champ will return to Nottingham to defend her title

– TICKETS ON SALE NOW Reigning Nottingham Open champion Donna Vekic has confirmed she will join British No.1 Johanna Konta at the Nottingham Open this summer. Croatia’s Vekic shocked the World. No.11 Konta in the final last year when she came from a set down to win the grass court event in front of a sell-out crowd at […]

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British No. 1 Johanna Konta set to play hat-trick of pre-Wimbledon summer tournaments

British No. 1 Johanna Konta set to play hat-trick of pre-Wimbledon summer tournaments

… in Nottingham, Birmingham and Eastbourne The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) announced today that British star Johanna Konta has confirmed her intention to play at the Nottingham Open, Birmingham Classic, and Eastbourne International in the lead up to Wimbledon. Konta, who headlines a strong GB Fed Cup team for next week’s tie in Estonia, enjoyed […]

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Festival to excite Nottingham’s curiosity

Festival to excite Nottingham’s curiosity

Writing poetry with code, gazing at stars and taking part in Chemistry experiments are just some of the activities you an expect from this year’s Festival of Science and Curiosity. Returning for a fourth year, the festival will be running 14-21 February. It aims to provide opportunities for the people of Nottingham to express their […]

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Second Lace Unravelled Roadshow to run in the city

Second Lace Unravelled Roadshow to run in the city

Local lace workers are invited to share their experiences in the industry with visitors to a one-day exhibition in Nottingham. The Lace Unravelled roadshow will take place on 3 February 2018 at the Broadway Cinema, 10am-4pm, as part of a project to study Nottingham City Museums and Galleries’ lace collection – recently designated of national […]

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