Archive by category Leisure and Culture

Proposed consultation on future of libraries in the city

Proposed consultation on future of libraries in the city

Draft proposals for consultation regarding the modernisation of Nottingham City’s Library Service are set to be discussed at a meeting of the Council’s Executive Board on Tuesday 18th January.  The draft proposals are being put forward in light of the council’s difficult financial situation and include consideration of closing three libraries that have low usage […]

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Wollaton Hall & Deer Park wins VisitEngland Award

Wollaton Hall & Deer Park wins VisitEngland Award

Wollaton Hall & Deer Park has been recognised with a VisitEngland award for going the extra mile in providing a quality visitor experience. The award issued by VisitEngland Visitor Attraction Quality Scheme (VAQAS) aims to reward and celebrate attractions that give all visitors an entertaining and interactive visit. As an established heritage site, Wollaton Hall […]

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City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

Plans to mark this year’s Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 14 November) have now been finalised. The traditional wreath laying and two-minute silence at the city’s war memorial on Victoria Embankment will take place on Sunday with the ceremony beginning at 10.45am. There will be a full service with music played throughout by The Nottinghamshire Band of […]

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Nottingham Christmas events and attractions will go ahead

Nottingham Christmas events and attractions will go ahead

Nottingham City Council has given the go-ahead for a Christmas Market and festive attractions in the city centre this year. Organisers have revised the usual arrangements to ensure people can come to the city centre and choose from a wide range of festive treats and experiences, and above all, enjoy themselves safely. The new-look event […]

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Libraries Week 2021: Nottingham and Nottinghamshire libraries to launch business support in local Business and IP Centres

Libraries Week 2021: Nottingham and Nottinghamshire libraries to launch business support in local Business and IP Centres

Throughout October, four Business and IP Centres locals will be opening in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire libraries. Bulwell Riverside has opened their Business & IP local centre during this Libraries Week, and additional centres at Beeston, Mansfield Central, Sutton-in-Ashfield libraries will follow in coming weeks. At these locations, entrepreneurs and business owners can meet with […]

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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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Second Mural of Nottingham’s Street Art Project Officially Unveiled

Second Mural of Nottingham’s Street Art Project Officially Unveiled

– Design honours the life and achievements of Eric Irons OBE, the first blackmagistrate in the UK – – Created by local artist Honey Williams it highlights the incredible work of Eric Irons,from RAF Serviceman during WWII to fighting for the rights of the black community inNottingham – The mural has been created along the […]

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Announcing the First Exclusive T. rex Prehistoric Secret Science Show in Nottingham

Announcing the First Exclusive T. rex Prehistoric Secret Science Show in Nottingham

Organisers of the Titus: T. rex is King exhibition have now launched an exclusive series of three symposiums to complement their exhibition and to offer access to a unique panel of experts assembled just for the event. The first of the three events, the ‘Prehistoric Secret Science Show’, will be held on Saturday 25th September at Wollaton Hall in Nottingham, for European Researchers’ […]

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