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Festive Family Fun Weekends at Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop

Festive Family Fun Weekends at Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop

The Christmas season is set to get underway at Woodthorpe Park Plant Shop tomorrow (Saturday 24 November) with a programme of shopping and entertainment over each weekend until the middle of December. Situated just off the A60 with plenty of car parking, the plant shop offers great gardening gifts and general plant stock all year […]

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The new Strelley Road Library is all ready to go

The new Strelley Road Library is all ready to go

The new Strelley Road Library opens its doors yesterday (Wednesday 14 November), bringing a host of benefits for local people. After around £1m of investment, the new library will be modern, open-plan and provide improved computer access and equipment, including free WiFi. There will also be a dedicated under-fives children’s area featuring a unique specially […]

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Contemporary dance show coming to Council House this week

Contemporary dance show coming to Council House this week

I INFINITE is an extraordinary blend of dance, music and digital design which will be performed at the Council House from Thursday 15 to Saturday 17 November. Set in a white, digitally animated environment; the performance is inspired by the digital world’s quest to recreate life. Part dance, part video installation, it explores the boundaries […]

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Whole city is invited to Nottingham’s Bonfire Night celebration

Whole city is invited to Nottingham’s Bonfire Night celebration

The East Midlands’ biggest bonfire and firework celebration will take place at the Forest Recreation Ground next Monday evening (5 November). The biggest free fireworks event in the city was attended by over 40,000 people last year and similar numbers are anticipated. There is a whole evening of entertainment on offer. The event kicks off […]

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Christmas in the city

Christmas in the city

Nottingham Christmas officially kicks off on Thursday 15 November, when Nottingham’s famous Winter Wonderland opens its doors and the city’s festive lights are switched on. Over the past eight years, Nottingham Winter Wonderland has brought Christmas cheer right into the heart of the city, with hundreds of thousands of visitors expected to enjoy the experience […]

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Who will dare visit Old Market Scare?

Who will dare visit Old Market Scare?

Old Market Square and its tram stop are to be re-named for Halloween to ‘Old Market Scare’ to coincide with the annual Halloween event. Now in its second year, the Halloween themed attraction will be open from Friday 26 October and Wednesday 31 October. The Halloween-themed fun begins officially on 26 October (Friday).  Old Market […]

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Biggest Beer Festival set to start Wednesday

Biggest Beer Festival set to start Wednesday

Nottingham’s popular Robin Hood Beer and Cider Festival returns tomorrow (Wednesday) for another session of beer, cider, street food and entertainment in a new home at the Motorpoint Arena as Nottingham Castle closes for major works. The festival is open until Saturday evening. This new setting will give the public a chance to see the […]

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Nottingham Christmas

Nottingham Christmas

Find out more about all Christmas events and book tickets at www.whatsonnottingham.com #NottinghamChristmas Preparations for the festive season are well underway. From markets and merriment to trails and traditions, there’s something for everyone this Nottingham Christmas. From 15 November until 31 December, Old Market Square will once again transform into Nottingham’s very own Winter Wonderland. […]

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Newstead Abbey Celebrates Ada Lovelace Day

Newstead Abbey Celebrates Ada Lovelace Day

Newstead Abbey will be celebrating Ada Lovelace Day this weekend to promote the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. Ada Lovelace was the daughter of the most famous inhabitant of Newstead Abbey, Lord Byron, and mathematics-loving Annabella Milbanke. She became a mathematician and writer, publishing her notes on ‘Sketch of the Analytical Engine’ […]

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Entries open as ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Great Britain in 2019  

Entries open as ITU World Triathlon Series returns to Great Britain in 2019  

Today (Monday 8 October) the race will be on to secure entry to Great Britain’s two legs of the prestigious ITU World Triathlon Series in 2019. The events, taking place in June next year are a tale of two halves; gathering the world’s best triathletes for two unmissable showdowns where crucial series points will be […]

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