Archive by category Leisure and Culture

Nottingham is the UK City Council with the most Green Flags

Nottingham is the UK City Council with the most Green Flags

Three extra Nottingham parks have gained Green Flag Awards this year – bringing the total of parks reaching the nationally-recognised standard in the city to 56. Thirty two parks in Nottingham have been recognised by environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy as amongst the very best in the UK, along with the city gaining 18 Community […]

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Everyone’s invited to enjoy Nottingham’s best-ever summer of fun free and low-cost events!

Everyone’s invited to enjoy Nottingham’s best-ever summer of fun free and low-cost events!

It’s the BIGGEST ever summer in Nottingham – and everyone is invited! Summer 2017 is set to be the best ever in the city, with everything from amazing new events like the world-exclusive Dinosaurs of China Exhibition and the British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup – which will be broadcast live on the BBC – to […]

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The Primary 6 Partnership (P6P) To Lead the Way in Royal Shakespeare Company’s Associate Schools programme

The Primary 6 Partnership (P6P) To Lead the Way in Royal Shakespeare Company’s Associate Schools programme

The Primary 6 Partnership, a group of five Nottingham City primary schools, (Ambleside, Heathfield, Hempshill Hall, Old Basford and Rosslyn Park Primary Schools) based on six sites, is one of only 10 schools nationwide to be selected as a lead ‘school’ as part of the RSC’s national Associate Schools programme. The RSC Associate Schools programme […]

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World-exclusive dinosaur exhibition opens in Nottingham

World-exclusive dinosaur exhibition opens in Nottingham

A world-exclusive, never before seen before dinosaur exhibition opens with a roar in Nottingham this weekend. Dinosaurs of China, taking place at Wollaton Hall and Nottingham University’s Nottingham Lakeside Arts from 1st July to 29th October, features some of the largest dinosaur skeletons in existence, from ground shakers to feathered flyers. The exhibition is set […]

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New Gym and Swim offer launched for Nottingham and Derby residents

New Gym and Swim offer launched for Nottingham and Derby residents

A new Gym and Swim membership offer is being launched as part of the Derby Nottingham Metro initiative between Derby City Council and Nottingham City Council which is bringing benefits to residents in both cities. The offer will mean people with council gym and swim membership in one city will also be able to get gym and swim membership in the other city […]

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Hoodwinked: a twist on the tale

Hoodwinked: a twist on the tale

Robin Hood – local legend and master of disguise – will bring merriment to the streets of Nottingham next summer through a unique world-class sculpture trail. Scores of quirky Robin Hood sculptures will take pride of place in the city from July to September 2018, creating an eye-catching trail through the city centre and neighbourhoods. […]

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