Archive by category Leisure and Culture

Volunteers needed for exciting new ADA exhibition at Nottingham Castle

Volunteers needed for exciting new ADA exhibition at Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle is looking for a team of volunteers to help with the running of an innovative new exhibition this October as part of events planned for this year’s Big Draw Festival. ADA – by Karina Smigla-Bobinski, is inspired by Ada Lovelace – the world’s first computer programmer and daughter of Newstead Abbey’s most famous […]

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Nottingham to Host Hall of Fame Football Celebration

Nottingham to Host Hall of Fame Football Celebration

The City of Nottingham will host a celebration of football to mark the induction of Nottingham Forest’s European Cup winners and Notts County into Manchester’s National Football Museum Hall of Fame. Footballing heroes from the past and present will join together on November 3rd at the Motorpoint Arena as the Nottingham Forest European Cup winning […]

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Lots of fun and free activities at Broxtowe Park Fun Day!

Lots of fun and free activities at Broxtowe Park Fun Day!

Nottingham City Council is proud to host the Broxtowe Park Fun Day on Thursday 25 August from 12 until 4pm. There will be lots of free activities for the whole family to enjoy such as: • Bug Hunts • Den Building • Mud Sculptures • Arts and Crafts • Football • Archery • Basketball • […]

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City leisure centres to organise free events as part of the nation’s biggest sports day – I Am Team GB  

City leisure centres to organise free events as part of the nation’s biggest sports day – I Am Team GB  

Two City leisure facilities – Clifton Leisure Centre and Nottingham Tennis Centre will host multi-sport sessions on Saturday 27 August designed to get more people active in the local community and celebrate Team GB’s achievements at the Rio 2016 Games. There will also be free Table Tennis and Nottingham Parklives activities running across the city […]

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Funding bid submitted as Nottingham Castle Transformation Project finalises plans

Funding bid submitted as Nottingham Castle Transformation Project finalises plans

The Nottingham Castle Transformation project took a significant step forward this month with the submission of the round two funding bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). If secured, this funding will play a huge part toward establishing the site as a world-class visitor destination, celebrating its unique and nationally-significant 1,000 year history with tales […]

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Theatre Royal + Royal Concert Hall transformation project update

Theatre Royal + Royal Concert Hall transformation project update

Following the announcement that Nottingham’s Theatre Royal + Royal Concert Hall has been successful in securing funding for its £3.3m Royal Transformation Project, the venue has announced it will close during August and September 2017 while the Phase 2 building work takes place. The Phase 2 building work will include: modernising the Royal Concert Hall’s […]

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Nottingham’s independent shops to shine in short films

Nottingham’s independent shops to shine in short films

Some of Nottingham’s unique and most interesting shops and businesses will feature in a series of short films under the title HIDDEN, to promote nine areas of the city centre, from Hockley to Derby Road, and highlight the fact that Nottingham has one of the biggest independent sectors in the country. The high-impact 30-second films, […]

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Lots of fun and free activities at the launch of Radford Recreation Ground Playground and celebration of the Green Flag Award

Lots of fun and free activities at the launch of Radford Recreation Ground Playground and celebration of the Green Flag Award

Nottingham City Council is proud to present the launch of the newly refurbished playground at Radford Recreation Ground on 17 August 11am – 1pm, with fun and free activities and games.. The new playground has been funded by both WREN (Waste Recycling Environmental) and local ward councillors to improve the area for residents. The playground […]

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