Archive by category Whats On

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 […]

Read More

Roll up roll up! Russell Howard to headline in magnificent Spiegel Tent as part of Nottingham’s October Festival

Roll up roll up! Russell Howard to headline in magnificent Spiegel Tent as part of Nottingham’s October Festival

The Spiegel Tent – a beautiful and unique historical travelling dance hall, which made its first appearance in Nottingham in 2015 – will once again be taking up residence in the city’s Old Market Square as part of this year’s October Festival, which makes Nottingham the biggest festival city in the UK that month. Between […]

Read More

Lots of fun and free activities at Broxtowe Park Fun Day!

Lots of fun and free activities at Broxtowe Park Fun Day!

Nottingham City Council is proud to host the Broxtowe Park Fun Day on Thursday 25 August from 12 until 4pm. There will be lots of free activities for the whole family to enjoy such as: • Bug Hunts • Den Building • Mud Sculptures • Arts and Crafts • Football • Archery • Basketball • […]

Read More

City leisure centres to organise free events as part of the nation’s biggest sports day – I Am Team GB  

City leisure centres to organise free events as part of the nation’s biggest sports day – I Am Team GB  

Two City leisure facilities – Clifton Leisure Centre and Nottingham Tennis Centre will host multi-sport sessions on Saturday 27 August designed to get more people active in the local community and celebrate Team GB’s achievements at the Rio 2016 Games. There will also be free Table Tennis and Nottingham Parklives activities running across the city […]

Read More

Lots of fun and free activities at the launch of Radford Recreation Ground Playground and celebration of the Green Flag Award

Lots of fun and free activities at the launch of Radford Recreation Ground Playground and celebration of the Green Flag Award

Nottingham City Council is proud to present the launch of the newly refurbished playground at Radford Recreation Ground on 17 August 11am – 1pm, with fun and free activities and games.. The new playground has been funded by both WREN (Waste Recycling Environmental) and local ward councillors to improve the area for residents. The playground […]

Read More

Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

Spectacular summer of ping pong served up with Datto Ping!

On Wednesday 3 August, table tennis returns to the city as the 2016 Ping! Festival gets underway at Smithy Row between 11am and 3pm. The festival will last until 4 September. This year’s festival is sponsored by Datto, an innovative technology company and global brand* The Datto Ping! Festival places tables complete with bats and […]

Read More

Free fitness and tennis at Nottingham Tennis Centre this weekend

Free fitness and tennis at Nottingham Tennis Centre this weekend

The Davis Cup by BNP Paribas will be arriving at Nottingham Tennis Centre this Saturday (30 July) during the British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships. The World’s top wheelchair tennis players will be battling it out including Wimbledon Champions Gordon Reid, Alfie Hewett and Jordanne Whiley.  Alongside watching world class tennis, and to celebrate a summer […]

Read More

Rare chance to see Renaissance drawings as Ten Leonardos come to the city

Rare chance to see Renaissance drawings as Ten Leonardos come to the city

There will be a rare opportunity to see drawings by one of the world’s greatest artists as the exhibition Leonardo Da Vinci: Ten Drawings from the Royal Collection opens at Nottingham Castle and Art Gallery on Saturday 30 July. The show will run until 9 October 2016. The gallery is open daily from 10am – […]

Read More