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Nottingham Christmas

Nottingham Christmas

Find out more about all Christmas events and book tickets at www.whatsonnottingham.com #NottinghamChristmas Preparations for the festive season are well underway. From markets and merriment to trails and traditions, there’s something for everyone this Nottingham Christmas. From 15 November until 31 December, Old Market Square will once again transform into Nottingham’s very own Winter Wonderland. […]

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Newstead Abbey Celebrates Ada Lovelace Day

Newstead Abbey Celebrates Ada Lovelace Day

Newstead Abbey will be celebrating Ada Lovelace Day this weekend to promote the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. Ada Lovelace was the daughter of the most famous inhabitant of Newstead Abbey, Lord Byron, and mathematics-loving Annabella Milbanke. She became a mathematician and writer, publishing her notes on ‘Sketch of the Analytical Engine’ […]

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Entries open as ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Great Britain in 2019  

Entries open as ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Great Britain in 2019  

Today (Monday 8 October) the race will be on to secure entry to Great Britain’s two legs of the prestigious ITU World Triathlon Series in 2019. The events, taking place in June next year are a tale of two halves; gathering the world’s best triathletes for two unmissable showdowns where crucial series points will be […]

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Loads of fun at the fair… Nottingham’s Goose Fair is back from Wednesday

Loads of fun at the fair… Nottingham’s Goose Fair is back from Wednesday

One of Europe’s largest travelling fairs makes its annual return to the city today (Wednesday) as Goose Fair opens at the Forest Recreation Ground. As is traditional, the fair will be officially opened on Thursday lunchtime with a ceremonial ringing of the silver bells at 12 noon. The bells will be rung by Cllr Councillor […]

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Family event marks end of month of Asian culture celebrations

Family event marks end of month of Asian culture celebrations

A special event takes place this weekend to mark the end of a month of celebrations around South Asian culture in Nottingham. The culmination of the South Asian Heritage Festival will see a free event for all the family take place in Trinity Square on Saturday from noon until 5pm. There will be main-stage performances […]

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New centre to boost business in Nottingham

New centre to boost business in Nottingham

Entrepreneurs and small businesses are set to benefit from a unique new service designed to enable people to protect, research and commercialise their ideas. The new Business & Intellectual Property (IP) Centre, currently in development in Nottingham Central Library is one of fourteen centres across the UK. It is modelled on the successful British Library […]

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Tickets on sale for half term dinosaur adventure at Wollaton Park

Tickets on sale for half term dinosaur adventure at Wollaton Park

Dinosaurs will once again take over Wollaton Hall as this October will see an international dinosaur festival enter the park. Tickets go on sale today. Through October half term – 20 October to 4 November, Wollaton Park will be transformed into a prehistoric world. Jurassic Kingdom: Where Dinosaurs Come To Life, is an interactive, life-sized […]

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Men’s international tennis returns to Nottingham Tennis Centre

Men’s international tennis returns to Nottingham Tennis Centre

A host of international players are in action at the Nottingham Tennis Centre next week, competing in the GB Pro-Series men’s $15k event, which takes place on the outdoor hard courts from Sunday 9 – Saturday 15 September. The list of entries is headed up by Billy Harris, who – with family from the Nottingham […]

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Nottingham could host UEFA Women’s European football matches

Nottingham could host UEFA Women’s European football matches

Nottingham will host international women’s football matches in 2021 if the Football Association’s bid for England to host the UEFA Women’s European football tournament is successful. Notts County FC’s Meadow Lane stadium is one of eight named in the FA’s bid, including Wembley to stage the final. The FA has submitted its bid today (August […]

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New cake making base is cherry on top for local café

New cake making base is cherry on top for local café

Popular local café business Homemade has found the sweet spot for its new cake-making base at The Forest Recreation Ground. Homemade already runs a café at The Forest Pavilion, which is popular among locals and park visitors alike – and now Homemade is moving all of its operations to the beautiful Forest Lodge building on […]

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