Archive by category Leisure and Culture

Konta first to add name to Aegon Open as tickets go on sale for 2017

Konta first to add name to Aegon Open as tickets go on sale for 2017

The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) announced today that British No. 1 Johanna Konta has confirmed her intention to play the 2017 Aegon Open Nottingham, as tickets for the event, from 10- 18 June, go on sale. Konta, the World No. 10 and 2016 Australian Open semi-finalist, is a popular and well-known star at the Nottingham […]

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Art, music and fun for Robin Hood Energy Light Night in event’s tenth year

Art, music and fun for Robin Hood Energy Light Night in event’s tenth year

Musicians on trams, multi-sensory art installations, a silent disco and a lantern parade will all feature in the Robin Hood Energy Light Night programme, which is now being finalised. The popular event will take place on Friday 10 February, with new venues for the event’s tenth year including the Arboretum and Nottingham Tennis Centre. The […]

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Kaiser Chiefs Revealed as Splendour Headliners

Kaiser Chiefs Revealed as Splendour Headliners

Multiple Brit Award winning, indie-rock band, Kaiser Chiefs have been announced as headliners for this year’s award-winning Splendour Festival, Saturday 22 July 2017. The Yorkshire quintet are the first of over 40 acts announced to perform at the city’s biggest summer day out at Wollaton Park, and winner of ‘Best Festival’ at the 2016 Live […]

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Inspiring older people through art and culture

Inspiring older people through art and culture

Volunteers with time and imagination are invited to make heritage, arts and culture more accessible to older people in Nottingham, especially those in care homes. Nottingham City Museums and Galleries are looking for volunteers to engage older citizens using poetry, storytelling, music, dance, reminiscence, photography, drawing, painting, digital technologies, sculpture and film, inspired by the city’s museum collections […]

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Newstead abbey wins £75,000 to make the house more accessible

Newstead abbey wins £75,000 to make the house more accessible

Newstead Abbey has won £75,000 to improve access to its collection with a new exhibition space. The grant has been awarded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, and the Wolfson Foundation to Museums and Galleries across England to improve displays and facilities. It’s part of a £4m fund which will be used for […]

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Young Creative Awards 2017 – entries open

Young Creative Awards 2017 – entries open

Entries are now open for the Young Creative Awards 2017. The Nottingham Young Creative Awards 2017 give young people the chance to show off their creative work, network with future employers and gain valuable industry experience and mentoring. The theme this year is ‘Nottingham, Future City’. Judges want young people, aged 13 to 24 who […]

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New play area for Clifton Flower Park

New play area for Clifton Flower Park

Children in Clifton can look forward to an exciting new play area opening next month.  Construction has started this week in Clifton Central Park – known locally as Flower Park – and should be completed by mid February. Treats on the way for toddlers to 12-year-olds include monkey bars, swings, a wheelchair-accessible roundabout, a toddler […]

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