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Have I got Newstead for you…

Have I got Newstead for you…

TV personality, writer and journalist Ian Hislop and British Museum Curator Tom Hockenhull are launching a new exhibition of satirical prints at Newstead Abbey. Ian Hislop is no stranger to satire, having carved a successful career as editor of Private Eye magazine, panellist on Have I Got News For You and as co-curator of the […]

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Wheelchair Tennis Superstars ready for British Open in Nottingham

Wheelchair Tennis Superstars ready for British Open in Nottingham

Britain’s leading wheelchair tennis players will compete with the best players in the world at the 30th British Open in Nottingham, an LTA summer event, next week. The action gets underway on Tuesday 23 July and runs until Sunday 28 July, with finals taking place on both the Saturday and Sunday. The fifth of six […]

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Byron ‘Comes Home’ in new Newstead Abbey Exhibition

Byron ‘Comes Home’ in new Newstead Abbey Exhibition

An iconic portrait of Lord Byron will be coming to his home at Newstead Abbey for an exhibition this summer, as part of a major National Portrait Gallery project. The renowned painting of Byron by Thomas Phillips will be on display at his ancestral home at Newstead from 13 July until 3 November. The portrait […]

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Summer arrives in the city with the opening of Nottingham Beach and Playa Day Club and Restaurant

Summer arrives in the city with the opening of Nottingham Beach and Playa Day Club and Restaurant

Nottingham’s famous Beach in Old Market Square has opened for the people of Nottingham and visitors to the city to enjoy this summer along with the brand new Playa Day Club & Restaurant. The luxury beach club with pop-up restaurant-bar is a first for the city, drawing its inspiration from beach clubs from overseas and […]

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StoryParks helps celebrate the legacy of our own fantastic Mr Fox

StoryParks helps celebrate the legacy of our own fantastic Mr Fox

The StoryParks project is less than a month from launch. July and August will see a five-week interactive outdoor pop-up reading and numeracy camp of stories, activities and games take place in five of Nottingham city’s Green Flag parks. The city council is partnering with Nottingham Building Society – known as The Nottingham – for […]

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Wimbledon hopeful urges more to take part in tennis across the city this summer

Wimbledon hopeful urges more to take part in tennis across the city this summer

A Nottingham tennis player who is heading to the prestigious Wimbledon championships in a fortnight is part of a push to encourage more people to pick up a racket this summer. With Wimbledon just around the corner and another successful Nature Valley Open grass court tournament just taken place in the city, Nottingham City Council […]

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HRH the Duke of Kent to unveil Great War Memorial

HRH the Duke of Kent to unveil Great War Memorial

HRH Duke of Kent will officially unveil the Great War Memorial to Nottinghamshire’s fallen on 28h June 2019. The memorial on the Victoria Embankment will feature the names of all 13,482 from Nottinghamshire who lost their lives in the 1914 – 18 War, as well as civilian casualties, including nurses, two people killed in a […]

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New events added and handy guides available as city prepares for first Lightest Night on Friday

New events added and handy guides available as city prepares for first Lightest Night on Friday

To celebrate the summer solstice, Nottingham will host its first-ever Lightest Night this Friday – 21 June. The city will come to life from 5pm; offering all kinds of free, family-friendly entertainment as well as special, later opening times at some of the city’s favourite venues. From the Arboretum to Green’s Windmill; performances, music, dance, […]

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Garcia beats Vekic to capture Nature Valley Open title in Nottingham

Garcia beats Vekic to capture Nature Valley Open title in Nottingham

French top seed Caroline Garcia came from a set down to defeat second seed Donna Vekic 2-6 7-6(4) 7-6(4) and clinch the WTA International singles title at the Nature Valley Open in Nottingham – an LTA summer grass court event.  The World No. 28, who has now won two of her seven WTA singles titles on grass, […]

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