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Hoodwinked: a twist on the tale

Hoodwinked: a twist on the tale

Robin Hood – local legend and master of disguise – will bring merriment to the streets of Nottingham next summer through a unique world-class sculpture trail. Scores of quirky Robin Hood sculptures will take pride of place in the city from July to September 2018, creating an eye-catching trail through the city centre and neighbourhoods. […]

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Brownlee confirmed to take on reigning World Champions at British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup

Brownlee confirmed to take on reigning World Champions at British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup

Olympic Silver Medallist, Jonathan Brownlee, is one of four British athletes confirmed to line up for the sport’s newest event, set to bring the city of Nottingham to life on Saturday 2 September. The British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup will see 20 British and international quartets compete along Nottingham’s Victoria Embankment, swimming through the River […]

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Free family event at Nottingham Castle as city welcomes a new Lord Mayor

Free family event at Nottingham Castle as city welcomes a new Lord Mayor

Nottingham’s new Lord Mayor and the city’s infamous resident, Robin Hood will lead a procession from the Council House to the Gates of Nottingham Castle on Saturday 24 June. And if the Sheriff of Nottingham lets him in, access will also be given to all Nottingham residents to the Castle for the day. The mayoral […]

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Vekic comes from behind to beat top seed Konta to Aegon Open Nottingham title

Vekic comes from behind to beat top seed Konta to Aegon Open Nottingham title

Croatian World No. 70 Donna Vekic came from a set down to overcome World No. 8 Johanna Konta 2-6 7-6(3) 7-5 in the Aegon Open Nottingham final and collect her second WTA title. In front of a sell-out crowd at the Nottingham Tennis Centre, 20-year-old Vekic upset the WTA International tournament top seed and British […]

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Konta to face Vekic in Aegon Open Nottingham final with Brits Robson and Rae looking to replicate Skupskis’ success in doubles

Konta to face Vekic in Aegon Open Nottingham final with Brits Robson and Rae looking to replicate Skupskis’ success in doubles

World No. 8 Johanna Konta will face Croatia’s Donna Vekic in Sunday’s WTA International singles final at the Aegon Open Nottingham with fellow Britons Laura Robson and Jocelyn Rae in the doubles decider, as the last few tickets remain for Finals Day. Brits already enjoyed success at the sold-out Nottingham Tennis Centre as Liverpudlian brothers Neal and […]

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Konta to face Rybarikova on sold-out semi finals day at Aegon Open Nottingham

Konta to face Rybarikova on sold-out semi finals day at Aegon Open Nottingham

World No. 8 Johanna Konta will take on Slovak World No. 117 Magdalena Rybarikova in the Aegon Open Nottingham semifinals in front of a sell-out home crowd on Saturday, as the British No. 1 looks to reach her first ever WTA final on grass. Top seed Konta, whose previous best result in the tournament was […]

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Konta in singles and doubles action on Aegon Open Nottingham Quarter Finals Day

Konta in singles and doubles action on Aegon Open Nottingham Quarter Finals Day

  British No. 1 Johanna Konta will be in both the singles and doubles quarterfinals at the Aegon Open Nottingham on Friday, facing Australia’s Ashleigh Barty first up on Centre Court before pairing up with Yanina Wickmayer to play third seeds Casey Dellacqua and Hao-Ching Chan third on Court 1. Fellow Brits Laura Robson and […]

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Peacock Exhibition opens at Newstead Abbey this weekend

Peacock Exhibition opens at Newstead Abbey this weekend

A new exhibition – Peacocks: The Pomp of Power opens at Newstead Abbey this weekend and will be open to visitors, each weekend throughout the summer in the Charles II Dressing Room and Edward III rooms. The exhibition is inspired by the beautifully elegant peacocks that grace the grounds of Newstead Abbey, the ancestral home […]

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Some-‘ping’ great coming as table tennis returns to the city

Some-‘ping’ great coming as table tennis returns to the city

From Friday, 16 June visitors and locals alike will be able to play table tennis across the city, all summer. The highly successful Ping! festival offers 25 tables in public places across the city, with the invitation to grab a bat and have a great time. All the equipment is provided at no cost. 2016 […]

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Young Bond Author – Charlie Higson to launch ‘Storysmash’ project

Young Bond Author – Charlie Higson to launch ‘Storysmash’ project

Nottingham City Council’s innovative ‘Storysmash’ project will officially launch on Saturday 24 June with actor, comedian, and author – Charlie Higson on hand to introduce this 12-month programme and to talk about his own experiences in the world of literature. Higson is the author of the phenomenally successful Young Bond series which has now sold […]

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