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Record Numbers at Biggest Ever Splendour

Record Numbers at Biggest Ever Splendour

2017 Tickets Now On Sale The music, the weather and the fantastic atmosphere made for a memorable Splendour enjoyed by the festival’s biggest ever 21,000 strong crowd in Wollaton Park on Saturday (23 July). A day of musical highlights across the three stages was brought to a close with a dazzling set from Jess Glynne, […]

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‘Lace Unravelled’ heritage project wins Arts Council Funding

‘Lace Unravelled’ heritage project wins Arts Council Funding

Nottingham’s ‘nationally important’ collection of artefacts from its famous lace industry has been recognised with a grant from Arts Council England’s Designation Scheme. Nottingham City Council Museums and Galleries Service has been awarded £76,685 from the Arts Council of England Designation Scheme to help develop new displays from the city’s lace-making past at Nottingham Castle, […]

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Children invited to join The Big Friendly Read at Nottingham City Libraries 

Children invited to join The Big Friendly Read at Nottingham City Libraries 

Nottingham City Libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of The Big Friendly Read, Summer Reading Challenge 2016. The Summer Reading Challenge asks 4-11 year olds to borrow and read any six library books over the summer. It has a new theme each year and in […]

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Council announces winners of Smokefree Summer poster competition

Council announces winners of Smokefree Summer poster competition

The winning designs have been chosen in Nottingham City Council’s poster competition to promote its Smokefree Summer. Six winners have been selected from four city schools and their designs will now be turned into large, eye-catching posters to advertise family events over the coming days and weeks where smokers will be asked not to light […]

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Budding film-makers invited to take part in international festival in Nottingham

Budding film-makers invited to take part in international festival in Nottingham

Would-be directors, students or anyone with a mobile phone and a passion for film are being invited to submit short films for an international microfilm festival to be held in October when Nottingham becomes the UK’s Festival City. The deadline for submission of short films for the second Nottingham International Microfilm Festival has been extended […]

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Nottingham City Council to celebrate disability sport

Nottingham City Council to celebrate disability sport

Nottingham City Council will be celebrating disability sport and achieving a nationally recognised accreditation for disabled access at an event at Harvey Hadden Sports Village on Tuesday 5 July. As well as marking the CredAble Access accreditation for all eight of its leisure centres, the event will highlight the council’s plans to develop and improve […]

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Nottingham announces biggest line-up yet for festival month

Nottingham announces biggest line-up yet for festival month

Highlights of the festival include: More than 20 major festivals and events in Nottingham in October – including the UK’s first-ever major Caves Festival Eight days of amazing performances in the Spiegel tent – a beautiful 100 year-old mirrored tent Tenth anniversary of the Hockley Hustle with 250 acts performing in 25 venues around the […]

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