Archive by category Leisure and Culture

The new Strelley Road Library is all ready to go

The new Strelley Road Library is all ready to go

The new Strelley Road Library opens its doors yesterday (Wednesday 14 November), bringing a host of benefits for local people. After around £1m of investment, the new library will be modern, open-plan and provide improved computer access and equipment, including free WiFi. There will also be a dedicated under-fives children’s area featuring a unique specially […]

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Contemporary dance show coming to Council House this week

Contemporary dance show coming to Council House this week

I INFINITE is an extraordinary blend of dance, music and digital design which will be performed at the Council House from Thursday 15 to Saturday 17 November. Set in a white, digitally animated environment; the performance is inspired by the digital world’s quest to recreate life. Part dance, part video installation, it explores the boundaries […]

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City confirms Armistice Day events and Battle’s Over commemoration

City confirms Armistice Day events and Battle’s Over commemoration

Nottingham City Council will be working with a range of local groups and partners to create a variety of events across the city to mark 100 years since the end of the First World War on 11 November 1918. This range of events and commemorations includes Games of Remembrance football matches on Thursday through to […]

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Whole city is invited to Nottingham’s Bonfire Night celebration

Whole city is invited to Nottingham’s Bonfire Night celebration

The East Midlands’ biggest bonfire and firework celebration will take place at the Forest Recreation Ground next Monday evening (5 November). The biggest free fireworks event in the city was attended by over 40,000 people last year and similar numbers are anticipated. There is a whole evening of entertainment on offer. The event kicks off […]

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New website of Nottingham photos goes live 100 years after collection was launched

New website of Nottingham photos goes live 100 years after collection was launched

A new website hosting thousands of Nottingham photographs will be launched from 1 November 2018, one hundred years after the city’s photographic collection was established. The Picture Nottingham site at www.picturenottingham.co.uk builds on the success of its predecessor, Picture the Past, will enable visitors to view thousands of images capturing our rich social heritage ranging […]

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Spooky goings-on as Council House opens its doors for Halloween

Spooky goings-on as Council House opens its doors for Halloween

A special Halloween pop-up bar is to open tomorrow (Wednesday) at Nottingham’s Council House. The aim of the event, held between 5pm and 7.30pm, is to make the iconic civic building accessible to more people. Thousands walk past the Old Market Square landmark every day and Nottingham City Council is hoping to encourage more visitors […]

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Christmas in the city

Christmas in the city

Nottingham Christmas officially kicks off on Thursday 15 November, when Nottingham’s famous Winter Wonderland opens its doors and the city’s festive lights are switched on. Over the past eight years, Nottingham Winter Wonderland has brought Christmas cheer right into the heart of the city, with hundreds of thousands of visitors expected to enjoy the experience […]

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Who will dare visit Old Market Scare?

Who will dare visit Old Market Scare?

Old Market Square and its tram stop are to be re-named for Halloween to ‘Old Market Scare’ to coincide with the annual Halloween event. Now in its second year, the Halloween themed attraction will be open from Friday 26 October and Wednesday 31 October. The Halloween-themed fun begins officially on 26 October (Friday).  Old Market […]

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Nottingham celebrates Hoodwinked success and £133k raised for Nottinghamshire Hospice

Nottingham celebrates Hoodwinked success and £133k raised for Nottinghamshire Hospice

After two years of planning, three months on the streets of Nottingham, three days of farewell events and one big, hugely successful charity auction, our beloved Hoodwinked robins have flown the roost. They’ve left their perches after three fun-packed months entertaining visitors and locals and are migrating to their new forever homes after every robin […]

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Biggest Beer Festival set to start Wednesday

Biggest Beer Festival set to start Wednesday

Nottingham’s popular Robin Hood Beer and Cider Festival returns tomorrow (Wednesday) for another session of beer, cider, street food and entertainment in a new home at the Motorpoint Arena as Nottingham Castle closes for major works. The festival is open until Saturday evening. This new setting will give the public a chance to see the […]

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