Archive by day October 5, 2021

Council ‘reluctantly’ cancels Bonfire Night event at city park

Council ‘reluctantly’ cancels Bonfire Night event at city park

Nottingham City Council has today announced the cancellation of its Bonfire Night and fireworks display. The popular annual event, organised in partnership with Mellors Group Events, was due to be staged at its regular home of the Forest Recreation Ground on Friday 5 November. Other large-scale Bonfire Night celebrations around the country have already been […]

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Nottingham’s connection to Byron forges Greek friendship

Nottingham’s connection to Byron forges Greek friendship

Owing to Lord Byron’s connection to Nottingham and a Greek municipality, named after him, a friendship has formed. Nottingham City Council has announced it will formally enter into a friendship agreement with a municipality in Attiki, Greece, called Vyronas – which means ‘Byron’ in Greek. The council owns and operates Newstead Abbey, Byron’s ancestral home, […]

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