Archive by category Leisure and Culture

Hoodwinked: seeking Robin’s merry band of sponsors

Hoodwinked: seeking Robin’s merry band of sponsors

Businesses are invited to find out more about joining the merry band of sponsors for the spectacular Hoodwinked art trail in Nottingham next summer. Hoodwinked will celebrate the legend of Robin Hood with a free sculpture trail through the city from July to September 2018.  Businesses and organisations are encouraged to sponsor a sculpture inspired […]

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Discount voucher offer for Nottingham’s Goose Fair

Discount voucher offer for Nottingham’s Goose Fair

Visitors to Nottingham’s annual Goose Fair can get money-saving vouchers for a wide range of rides and attractions from www.octoberinnottingham.co.uk. The vouchers, worth £25, can be downloaded from Monday 2 October. One of the highlights of Nottingham’s calendar, the world-famous fair will take place from Wednesday 4 to Sunday 8 October on its usual site […]

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Thieves steal lead from Victoria Embankment war memorial

Thieves steal lead from Victoria Embankment war memorial

Callous thieves have targeted Nottingham’s Grade II Listed War Memorial Archway at Victoria Embankment. The thieves stole lead protecting both wings of the memorial, causing damage to the stonework. They also stole bollards and broke windows on the undercroft. The council has reported the crime to the police. It’s thought the thieves struck at some point […]

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Have fun playing out in your street… next event Saturday 23 September

Have fun playing out in your street… next event Saturday 23 September

Nottingham City Council is launching the Playing Out initiative to get the community, parents, children and young people to come together, get active and have a day playing out in the street. Roads that take part in the sessions will be safely closed by volunteer marshals so children can play in complete safety. Playing out […]

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Wimbledon star at Nottingham Tennis Centre

Wimbledon star at Nottingham Tennis Centre

Britain’s Marcus Willis is in action at the Nottingham Tennis Centre next week, competing in the Aegon GB Pro-Series men’s $15k event, which takes place on the outdoor hard courts from Monday 11 to Sunday 17 September. Willis, shot to fame at Wimbledon 2016, working his way through the wild card play-offs, then qualifying, winning […]

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City invited to Victoria Embankment to enjoy Accenture Mixed Relay Cup Triathlon and day of free activities

The Accenture British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup Nottingham features top British and international elite triathletes racing around Victoria Embankment and Trent Bridge on Saturday 2 September in this dynamic and exciting format of the sport. The day promises to be fun for all the family with a great balance of competitive action and sports activities […]

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