Archive by category Museums and Galleries

Making Nottingham more accessible for disabled people

Making Nottingham more accessible for disabled people

Nottingham City Council has been given a top award for making its buildings more accessible to disabled people. Earlier this year eight leisure centres were inspected and awarded the CredAbility Verified Accessible Award by Nimbus – a disability and equality consultancy that is led and managed by disabled people. Now 11 further council buildings have […]

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First chance to grab preview tickets for World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition at Wollaton

First chance to grab preview tickets for World Exclusive Dinosaur Exhibition at Wollaton

Tickets go on sale from today for the World Exclusive Dinosaurs of China – Ground Shakers to Feathered Flyers exhibition which will be held at Wollaton Hall and Lakeside Arts (University of Nottingham) between 1 July and 29 October 2017. To celebrate, Wollaton Hall will be inviting a group of children from Seely Primary School […]

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A local list of heritage sites to be created in Nottingham

Nottingham City Council wants people to have their say on plans to develop a new list of locally important buildings, archaeology and historic landscapes. The city already has a list, held by the Nottingham Civic Society, which includes historic buildings and monuments, which would be the basis for a local list. These are identified as […]

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Nottingham Castle project announces £13.9m National Lottery investment

Nottingham Castle project announces £13.9m National Lottery investment

Nottingham City Council is pleased to announce today that it has received a grant of £13.9m from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) towards the Nottingham Castle Transformation Project. Artist’s impressions of the new visitor centre Fittingly, the congratulatory announcement from HLF will be delivered by Robin Hood after the news arrives from a messenger who will arrive […]

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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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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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