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Outdoor Theatre season at Newstead and Wollaton still a local favourite

Outdoor Theatre season at Newstead and Wollaton still a local favourite

Anyone wanting to catch any of this summer’s outdoor theatre performances is urged to book their tickets, as some popular shows are selling out. Nottingham City Council’s outdoor theatre programme has been up and running for a month now, with audiences taking advantage of the wonderful weather and snapping up tickets for some new and […]

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England’s vital World Cup match to be screened at Nottingham Castle

England’s vital World Cup match to be screened at Nottingham Castle

England fans can cheer on their team at the World Cup quarter-finals in the surroundings of one of Nottingham’s most iconic landmarks. A 27 square-metre screen will broadcast Saturday’s match against Sweden live from the Green at Nottingham Castle. The family-friendly event, hosted by Nottingham City Council, will be free to enter on a first […]

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Rockin’ around the Hoodwinked trail

Rockin’ around the Hoodwinked trail

Notts Rocks enthusiasts are getting ready to rock around Nottingham with the Hoodwinked sculpture trail this summer. More than 27,000 people are involved with Notts Rocks – painting and decorating rocks to leave for others to find in parks and other public places.  Many are now busy decorating them with Hoodwinked-themed designs, including Robin Hood, […]

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Children’s Book Award celebrates 17-year anniversary!

Children’s Book Award celebrates 17-year anniversary!

The annual Nottingham Children’s Book Award has celebrated its 17th birthday in style. The awards, which were launched in 2001, have been targeted at pre-school children since 2008 and aim to get young children excited about reading. Library staff and local school children whittled down the long list to a shortlist of three, and between […]

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Tennis Centre team ready to inspire new champions after big week of tennis in the city

Tennis Centre team ready to inspire new champions after big week of tennis in the city

Over the past week, Nottingham Tennis Centre has hosted the prestigious Nature Valley Open pre-Wimbledon tournament with the likes of British Number One Johanna Konta gracing the turf. After this amazing week of breath taking action, the centre is once again open to the public and ready to inspire the next generation of champions with […]

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