Nottingham City Council’s Heritage Parks receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Nottingham City Council’s Heritage Parks receives lifeline grant from Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund

Almost 450 heritage organisations in England, including Nottingham City Council have been awarded cash from the first round of the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage Grants of up to £1 million will deliver a lifeline for the heritage sector in England with further support to follow and larger grants for capital projects awarded through the […]

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Next chapter for Nottingham’s Central Library

Next chapter for Nottingham’s Central Library

While the progression for the new Central Library continues at pace as part of the new Broadmarsh Car Park, Bus Station and retail development, a decision has been made to not re-open the Nottingham Central Library at its current location on Angel Row, since its closure on Friday 20 March following the COVID-19 lockdown.  The […]

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Nottingham City Council to reopen more libraries in August

Nottingham City Council to reopen more libraries in August

Nottingham City Council is reopening more of its libraries from Monday 3 August, as government restrictions begin to ease during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of a phased reopening, the City Council opened five libraries in July: the Dales Centre, Hyson Green, The Meadows, Southglade Park and Strelley Road. Nine more libraries will now reopen […]

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Nottingham City Council to reopen museums at Wollaton Hall & Deer Park and Newstead Abbey & Gardens

Nottingham City Council to reopen museums at Wollaton Hall & Deer Park and Newstead Abbey & Gardens

Nottingham City Council is reopening its museums at Wollaton Hall & Deer Park and Newstead Abbey & Gardens from Saturday 1 August, as government restrictions are eased.   Having previously closed all buildings and museums in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City Council has reopened the sites in phases, with the parks and […]

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Lost in Lace: An exhibition of historic Nottingham Lace finally lands in China for exclusive museum tour.

Lost in Lace: An exhibition of historic Nottingham Lace finally lands in China for exclusive museum tour.

Nottingham City Museums is delighted to share news of the launch of its latest and largest international touring exhibition to date, Lost in Lace: Lace and Lacemaking in Nottingham, at Ningbo Museum, China. As soon as Covid-19 lockdown was announced, a large selection of carefully-selected lace artefacts from the Nottingham City Museums collection was held […]

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Wollaton Hall’s lifesaving installation helps your heart not miss a beat this Valentine’s Day

Wollaton Hall’s lifesaving installation helps your heart not miss a beat this Valentine’s Day

Life at Wollaton Hall & Deer Park has just got much safer, with a new defibrillator installed in the heart of it. Nottingham City Council is delighted to have received a £1,500 donation from the Rotary Club of Wollaton Park to install a ‘heartstart’ device. It is located in a disused phone box at the […]

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