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Old Market Square to host Christmas market to bring some magic back to the city centre

Old Market Square to host Christmas market to bring some magic back to the city centre

With Nottingham’s Tier 3 status now confirmed by Government, the city has been able to finalise plans for Christmas activities in Old Market Square. Saturday 5 December will see the opening of Nottingham Christmas Market – a collection of market stalls, rides, and take away refreshment stalls designed to be enjoyed by all ages. The […]

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City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

City confirms Remembrance Sunday arrangements

Revised plans to mark this year’s Remembrance Sunday (Sunday 8 November) in line with the new national lockdown restrictions have been announced. The traditional wreath laying and two-minute silence at Victoria Embankment will not proceed this year due to the potential numbers attending  – usually several thousand people – and the need to avoid large […]

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New festive lights spectacular set for Christmas at Wollaton

New festive lights spectacular set for Christmas at Wollaton

This festive season, Wollaton Hall & Deer Park will host its first magical Christmas lights trail, as the formal gardens are transformed for the first time ever into an enchanted light spectacle, Christmas at Wollaton Hall.  From 27 November, visitors will be able to enjoy a unique socially distanced outdoor light installation. Wollaton Hall & […]

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Goose Fair is cancelled for 2020 following Covid restrictions

Goose Fair is cancelled for 2020 following Covid restrictions

Nottingham City Council and the Showmen’s Guild have today announced the cancellation of the 729th Goose Fair. The popular annual event was due to be staged at its regular home of the Forest Recreation Ground from Wednesday 30 September to Sunday 4 October. Despite current Government regulations allowing fairground rides and attractions to open, the […]

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City and County announce plans to commemorate VJ Day

City and County announce plans to commemorate VJ Day

On Saturday 15 August, Nottingham City Council, along with partners at Nottinghamshire County Council and the districts of Nottinghamshire, will jointly commemorate VJ Day. See a summary of the City’s commemorative events and links to other organisations at: https://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/vj-day-75 While VE Day marked the end of the war in Europe in May 1945, many thousands […]

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The historic Nottingham Arboretum to host Garden Bar and bandstand this Summer

The historic Nottingham Arboretum to host Garden Bar and bandstand this Summer

The historic Nottingham Arboretum hosts the new Garden Bar and Bandstand concept over a number of weekends this summer, launching on Friday 14 August. Local venue operators and music promoters DHP Family will bring the west end of the city’s oldest and most centrally-located park to life with a fantastic entertainment programme on the bandstand, […]

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City invites public to Play Tennis

City invites public to Play Tennis

In the anniversary week of Andy Murray’s astonishing 2012 gold and silver medal wins, Nottingham Tennis Centre is reminding players – from beginners to professionals that the centre is once again open for all kinds of tennis, at any level you like, for anybody who would like to play; and staff is ready to deliver […]

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St George’s Day celebrations cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

St George’s Day celebrations cancelled due to coronavirus restrictions

Like many other events nationally, Nottingham’s annual St George’s Day celebrations will not go ahead as planned due to coronavirus restrictions. The event is usually marked with a traditional parade by the Radford branch of the Royal Society of St George across the city centre to the Old Market Square. The parade is always headed by […]

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LTA announces cancellation of Nottingham summer tennis tournaments

LTA announces cancellation of Nottingham summer tennis tournaments

Nature Valley Open and British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships cancelled due to coronavirus crisis The LTA, in conjunction with the All England Club, the ITF, ATP and WTA, has regrettably announced today the cancellation of the Nature Valley Open (8-14 June) and British Open Wheelchair Tennis Championships (21-26 July), following the latest advice from the […]

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