Archive by category Museums and Galleries

Festival to excite Nottingham’s curiosity

Festival to excite Nottingham’s curiosity

Writing poetry with code, gazing at stars and taking part in Chemistry experiments are just some of the activities you an expect from this year’s Festival of Science and Curiosity. Returning for a fourth year, the festival will be running 14-21 February. It aims to provide opportunities for the people of Nottingham to express their […]

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Second Lace Unravelled Roadshow to run in the city

Second Lace Unravelled Roadshow to run in the city

Local lace workers are invited to share their experiences in the industry with visitors to a one-day exhibition in Nottingham. The Lace Unravelled roadshow will take place on 3 February 2018 at the Broadway Cinema, 10am-4pm, as part of a project to study Nottingham City Museums and Galleries’ lace collection – recently designated of national […]

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Nottingham City Council and Purico Group present a FREE New Year’s Eve celebration

Nottingham City Council and Purico Group present a FREE New Year’s Eve celebration

Nottingham will welcome in the New Year with a bang, as the Purico New Year’s Eve Fireworks, supported by Nottingham Care Village, return to Nottingham Castle on Sunday 31 December. There will be two shows, ensuring as many people as possible can enjoy the celebrations. The children’s fireworks display will start at 9.15pm and is designed for […]

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December at Nottingham Castle thanks to The National Lottery! #ThanksToYou

December at Nottingham Castle thanks to The National Lottery! #ThanksToYou

From 11 to 15 December 2017, Nottingham Castle is opening its doors and offering a free visit for National Lottery players. Nottingham Castle is one of 350 participating National Lottery funded visitor attractions across the UK that will be saying ‘thanks’ to people who have raised money for good causes by buying a lottery ticket. […]

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City Museums and Galleries Service scoops three prestigious Awards

City Museums and Galleries Service scoops three prestigious Awards

Projects involving Nottingham City Council’s Museums and Galleries Service (NCMG) have recently been awarded top honours in three categories at the East Midlands Heritage Awards. The awards are designed to highlight progress and successes, recognise the hard work of staff and volunteers and to share best practice across the heritage and museums sector. The first […]

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New ten year vision for culture in Nottingham

New ten year vision for culture in Nottingham

A new vision for the role of culture and creativity in the life of Nottingham as a city is outlined in a document produced by the city’s Strategic Cultural Partnership.  The Cultural Statement and Framework for Nottingham is being submitted for adoption by Nottingham City Council at the Executive Board meeting on 24 October.  The […]

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Lace workers invited to share memories as part of nationally important project

Lace workers invited to share memories as part of nationally important project

Curators at Nottingham City Council’s museums are looking for former, or even current, lace workers to help them learn more about their nationally important lace collection. Anyone who is willing to share memories and stories or bring along photographs or objects related to the lace industry, especially in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire, is invited to a […]

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Hoodwinked: revealing the twist on the tale

Hoodwinked: revealing the twist on the tale

The first three sculptures for the spectacular Hoodwinked art trail have been unveiled.   The trail planned for Nottingham next summer celebrates the legend of Robin Hood – but with a mischievous twist on the tale. The sculptures transform our merry man in green into appealing robins – birds of a feather who will flock together […]

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Newstead Abbey Celebrates Ada Lovelace Day this weekend

Newstead Abbey Celebrates Ada Lovelace Day this weekend

Celebrated on the second Tuesday of October, Ada Lovelace Day promotes the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. Newstead Abbey will be running its own Ada Lovelace Day celebrations this weekend. Ada Lovelace was the daughter of Lord Byron and mathematics-loving Annabella Milbanke. She became a mathematician and writer, publishing her notes on […]

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