Nottingham secures funding to help people ‘Get Out & Get Active’

Nottingham secures funding to help people ‘Get Out & Get Active’

As part of a UK-wide consortium led by the English Federation of Disability Sport, Nottingham City Council has secured funding for an initiative called ‘Get Out & Get Active’ to support disabled and non-disabled people to take up sport and physical activity. Spirit of 2012, a charity set up with money from the Big Lottery […]

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Bigger, better drama and music loans service for Nottingham and beyond

Bigger, better drama and music loans service for Nottingham and beyond

Nottingham and Leicester city councils are combining their drama and music loans collections to offer a bigger, better service from the New Year. The new NEMPALS (Nottingham (East Midlands) Performing Arts Library Service) will be launched in January 2016 to provide a quality, sustainable performing arts loans service. This has been developed through extensive consultation […]

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Atmospheric art works by contemporary artists inhabit Newstead Abbey this summer

Atmospheric art works by contemporary artists inhabit Newstead Abbey this summer

The Dreaming House is a temporary exhibition at Newstead Abbey that pays homage to the Abbey’s history as the ancestral home of Lord Byron, where many of the personal items that belonged to the great Romantic poet are displayed. The exhibition runs 18 July – 27 September 2015. Rather than making direct reference to Byron […]

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The Beach is back!

Nottingham’s Old Market Square will once again being transformed into an urban beach, from Thursday 23 July– Tuesday 1 September 2015. The Beach attracts thousands of families, visitors and tourists from across Britain to the city and offers local people the chance to enjoy the seaside without leaving Nottingham. Now in its seventh year, the […]

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Nottingham Parks named as some of the best in Britain

Nottingham Parks named as some of the best in Britain

Embargoed until: July 23, 2015, 00:01am More of Nottingham’s parks and green spaces than ever will be flying the Green Flag Award this year. 22 parks in Nottingham have now been assessed by Keep Britain Tidy’s Green Flag award scheme as amongst the very best in the UK,. This year two additional Nottingham parks have […]

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Britain’s top archery talent to be showcased at National Series Finals

Britain’s top archery talent to be showcased at National Series Finals

Britain’s best archery talent will be showcased at the National Series Finals in Nottingham on 29 and 30 August and families are invited to enjoy the spectacle at Wollaton Hall. The two day event, which is free to attend and open to all, will see the stunning Wollaton Park transformed into a head-to-head archery competition […]

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Nottingham Castle Sent Back the Middle Ages for a day of Medieval Merriment!

Nottingham Castle Sent Back the Middle Ages for a day of Medieval Merriment!

Visitors to Nottingham Castle are in for a time-travelling treat this Saturday (18 July) when Nottingham’s medieval history is celebrated with a ‘Medieval Merriment’ event. Jointly organised by Nottingham City Council and York-based The JORVIK Group, operators of the world famous JORVIK Viking Centre, the event promises to catapult visitors back to the middle ages. […]

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