Archive by category Leisure and Culture

Nottingham Tennis Centre Open Weekend – 13-14 February

Nottingham Tennis Centre Open Weekend – 13-14 February

Nottingham Tennis Centre is opening its doors this weekend with an invitation to the whole community to come and experience the facilities on offer for free. As well as junior and adult tennis coaching sessions, visitors can use the state of the art gym facilities, take part in fitness classes, and relax in the steam […]

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Festival set to get Nottingham curious about science & technology

Festival set to get Nottingham curious about science & technology

SCIENCE buskers, a pop-up planetarium and space-themed sensory pods are just some of the exciting activities aiming to ignite the imagination of young people in Nottingham. Returning for its second year, the Nottingham Festival of Science and Curiosity will help people to discover more about science and technology over the half-term week (Friday 12 to […]

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Wollaton Hall – officially one of Britain’s top three historic houses

Wollaton Hall – officially one of Britain’s top three historic houses

Readers of LandLove magazine have voted Wollaton Hall, Gardens and Deer Park as one of their top three tourist destinations in Britain. The popular local attraction owned and run by the City Council came second in the poll – ahead of Holkham Hall and Estate in North Norfolk and just behind the winner – Powis […]

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Nottingham praised as top city to visit

Nottingham praised as top city to visit

Nottingham has been hailed by Rough Guides as a great city to visit – boasting a range of fantastic attractions in coming months. A special report by the Rough Guides website highlights Nottingham’s new attractions planned for 2016, a recently expanded tram network and a burgeoning independent arts scene. Restaurants, hotels, shops – and the […]

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Summer to be smokefree as Nottingham gets tough on tobacco

Summer to be smokefree as Nottingham gets tough on tobacco

Nottingham City Council will make 2016 a ‘Smokefree Summer’ as it looks to dramatically reduce the number of smokers in the city. Key family events in public spaces will be declared ‘smokefree’ in a bid to protect children and young people. The ambitious move is part of the Council’s latest five-year Tobacco Control Strategy, which […]

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Fernwood Primary pupil to give piano performance in Monaco

Fernwood Primary pupil to give piano performance in Monaco

Seven-year-old Summer Catachanas, a Fernwood Primary School pupil, has been selected to represent the UK in Monaco at the Yamaha European Junior Original Concert. During the concert, 12 young composers from all over Europe (France, Germany, England, Italy, Spain, Sweden) aged seven to 16 will perform their music on stage. The Yamaha Junior Original Concert (JOC) program offers Yamaha […]

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Exciting programme announced for Robin Hood Energy Light Night

Exciting programme announced for Robin Hood Energy Light Night

Robin Hood Energy Light Night takes place in Nottingham on Friday 5 February, with over fifty free activities to be enjoyed around the city. Programme details have been announced and Light Night programmes are now available around the city, including from Nottingham Tourism Centre, and online at www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/lightnight,  to help visitors to plan their Light […]

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