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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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Triathlon Trios Invited to Compete Alongside World’s Best in Nottingham

Triathlon Trios Invited to Compete Alongside World’s Best in Nottingham

Both triathlon beginners and seasoned competitors are being asked to team up and take part alongside the world’s best when the Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham comes to town in 2018. British Triathlon Home Nation members can access the Priority window for both entry and grandstand tickets, with information on how to access both […]

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Nottingham to host Olympic triathlon qualification event in 2018

Nottingham to host Olympic triathlon qualification event in 2018

  Nottingham will welcome prospective Tokyo Olympians to the city next summer for the inaugural Accenture World Triathlon Mixed Relay Nottingham as the ITU announce their global Mixed Relay Series. The evening event is set to take place on Thursday 7 June and will witness some of the world’s top triathlon quartets dive into the […]

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