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Nottingham lights up with festive feeling for Christmas

Nottingham lights up with festive feeling for Christmas

Nottingham will celebrate the beginning of the festive season at the annual Christmas Lights switch-on event, on Thursday 24 November in Old Market Square. Entertainment will kick off at 5.30pm in the Square, with the big switch-on taking place at 6.31pm and the fun wrapping up at 7.45pm. A brass band will play Christmas classics […]

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City Council will invest in new city centre library

City Council will invest in new city centre library

Nottingham City Council is undertaking a deal which will allow it to develop brand new library facilities in the city centre. The council has sold its Angel Row library site to developers Henry Boot which provides funding for the council to reinvest in a new and updated library facility. It also paves the way for […]

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Seeing is believing? at Wollaton Hall event this weekend

Seeing is believing? at Wollaton Hall event this weekend

An event at Wollaton Hall tomorrow, invites people to take part in fun activities; see some brilliant demonstrations and amazing animals as well as image making tools from the extensive collections. Between 11am and 3.30pm, the Reality and Images event invites people of all ages to explore the idea that what they think they see […]

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Ready for Work? Pick up jobs advice at the library

Ready for Work?  Pick up jobs advice at the library

Jobseekers across Nottingham can pick up valuable advice, update their CV and get their job search heading in the right direction during ‘Ready for Work Week’ hosted by Nottingham City Libraries this month. The first Ready for Work Week is running from 14 November with support from a dozen partner organisations. Anyone of any age […]

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Nottingham prepares to celebrate Bonfire Night

Nottingham prepares to celebrate Bonfire Night

Over 40,000 local people are expected to join in with Nottingham’s annual Bonfire Night celebration, which takes place every year on 5 November at the Forest Recreation Ground.  Spectators are expected to take advantage of the free event, provided by Nottingham City Council and Mellors Group. The event will offer something for everyone with a […]

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Station Street to be illuminated by poetry to celebrate City of Literature status

Station Street to be illuminated by poetry to celebrate City of Literature status

The newly redeveloped Station Street in the city centre will have its very own poetry wall from next week when an artwork to celebrate Nottingham’s UNESCO City of Literature status is switched on. ‘Line of Light’, created by artist Jo Fairfax, will project five-word poems by writers including Byron, Lawrence and Ovid, as well as […]

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