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Taste revolution as Hockley bar launches its new menu

Revolution Hockley re-opened earlier this year with a brand new look which perfectly complements its place in the bohemian Lace Market. Now it has a new menu to match so…

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Five top archery tips from the home of Robin Hood

Have you ever wanted to try archery but weren't sure where to start? Well, book a stay in Sherwood Forest, the famous hide-out of Robin Hood, and you might discover…

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Win tickets to see Olly Murs at the Capital FM Arena

He's one of the most popular British pop singers in the charts today and his most recent album, 'Never Been Better', has gone down a storm with his adoring fans.…

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Four Hollywood studios plan new Robin Hood films

It's the news legions of Robin Hood fans around the world have been waiting for . . . no less than four major Hollywood studios have announced that they are planning…...

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    Get ready for a fun-filled weekend around Sherwood

    In the spring-time, the Sherwood Forest area really comes into its own with plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy. In today’s guest blog, Deborah Hibbert, from the Rufford Tourist Information Centre, gives us the low-down on what you can look forward to. 

    There is lots happening this weekend so get out and about and experience it for yourself. Rufford Country Park, pictured top, is playing host to the Grand Historical & Vintage Bazaar on Saturday and Sunday, a historical ‘bring and buy sale’ with lots of re-enactors dressed in costumes from different eras. Bring along those unwanted historical or historically-themed items and sell, swap or even give them away. There will be

  • The spire of the Victorian Gothic chapel, seen over the serpentine lake at Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire Posted on 20 April 2015

    Things to do this weekend, 24th – 26th April 2015

    This week sees the final weekend of April, and to end the month there’s a great lineup of events to enjoy for everyone! Enjoy family fun, arts and entertainment and the great outdoors plus much more in Nottinghamshire from the 24th – 26th April. Find out more on our Twitter and Facebook pages.

     

    BBC Radio Nottingham’s Big Day Out at various heritage attractions in Nottinghamshire

    This weekend at many of Nottinghamshire’s finest heritage attractions, visitors can take advantage of free entry when they visit as part of BBC Radio Nottingham’s Big Day Out.

    Places such as Green’s Windmill, Galleries of Justice Museum, Newark Air Museum, Bestwood Winding Engline

  • Civil War Premiere Posted on 16 April 2015

    Newark launches the Civil War Trail App in style

    This week, Newark has been at the centre of the media spotlight. However, for this market town nestled in the rural east of Nottinghamshire, this is only the beginning of the attention that it is about to receive.

    Roundhead and Cavalier clash during filming of the trail footage

    With the impending opening of the National Civil War Centre on May 3rd, Newark rolled out the red carpet for a night of glitz and glamour at the Palace Theatre on Monday to launch the brand new Civil War Trail that will take visitors on a historical tour of the town and museum. The evening was fantastic for everyone involved, from the

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Theatre Royal’s 150th anniversary season is unveiled

Two Nottingham chorus girls, who trod the boards together at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal in the 1940s and ’50s, were among those who celebrated the launch of the theatre’s 150th birthday celebrations. The two friends, Cherise Crewe (née Hutton) and Gillian Haywood (née Widdowson), joined local dignitaries, theatre representatives and actor Christopher Biggins, who plays Widow Twankey…

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Fun and Games at the National Videogame Arcade

I’m the first to admit that my knowledge of gaming is limited to playing the BBC game Chuckie Egg and good old Pacman in the ‘80s as a child and more recently playing games on the Playstation (very badly) with my two boys. So I was a little worried that our recent visit to the…