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Newstead abbey wins £75,000 to make the house more accessible

Newstead abbey wins £75,000 to make the house more accessible

Newstead Abbey has won £75,000 to improve access to its collection with a new exhibition space. The grant has been awarded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and the Wolfson Foundation to Museums and Galleries across England to improve displays and facilities. It’s part of a £4m fund which will be used for […]

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Young Creative Awards 2017 – entries open

Young Creative Awards 2017 – entries open

Entries are now open for the Young Creative Awards 2017. The Nottingham Young Creative Awards 2017 give young people the chance to show off their creative work, network with future employers and gain valuable industry experience and mentoring. The theme this year is ‘Nottingham, Future City’. Judges want young people, aged 13 to 24 who […]

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New play area for Clifton Flower Park

New play area for Clifton Flower Park

Children in Clifton can look forward to an exciting new play area opening next month.  Construction has started this week in Clifton Central Park – known locally as Flower Park – and should be completed by mid February. Treats on the way for toddlers to 12-year-olds include monkey bars, swings, a wheelchair-accessible roundabout, a toddler […]

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Art, music and fun for Robin Hood Energy Light Night in event’s tenth year

Art, music and fun for Robin Hood Energy Light Night in event’s tenth year

Musicians on trams, multi-sensory art installations, a silent disco and a lantern parade will all feature in the Robin Hood Energy Light Night programme, which is now being finalised. The popular event will take place on Friday 10 February, with new venues for the event’s tenth year including the Arboretum and Nottingham Tennis Centre. The […]

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Nottingham City Council presents a FREE New Year’s Eve celebration

Nottingham City Council presents a FREE New Year’s Eve celebration

The spectacular New Year’s Eve event and fireworks display, sponsored by Purico, will return to Nottingham Castle on Saturday 31 December. The Castle grounds will host live music and entertainment from 8pm, with a bar and food and drinks stalls inside the grounds. The Bandstand will feature music from 8pm until ten to midnight, with performances […]

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Plans to create a new library in the city will go ahead

Plans to create a new library in the city will go ahead

Nottingham City Council is fully committed to investing in new Central Library facilities to create a 21st century facility the city deserves. Some councils facing budget cuts have carried out large reductions in library provision to make savings – but in recent years Nottingham City Council has invested in modern neighbourhood libraries. Central Library will […]

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