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Top places for food and drink lovers in Nottingham

Following a recent visit to Nottingham, in search of delicious food and drinks, Isobel King from ilovemygrub.com reviews what Nottingham has to offer for foodie fanatics. Here are her top…

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Wollaton Hall at night

Explore some of Nottinghamshire’s haunted buildings

I have recently been delving into the past of some of Nottinghamshire's most haunted buildings to find out more about its ghostly residents.  As Halloween approaches, here's my pick of spine…

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Sheriff's Gauntlet GameCity9

Things to do this weekend, 24th – 26th October 2014

We're very excited for this weekend, not that we're not usually excited for the weekend of course! But with outlaw celebrations at a famous landmark, a festival dedicated to a…

What legends are made of

sherwood

Spotlight on Robin Hood in the run-up to the Major Oak Woodland Festival

This weekend, our famous outlaw Robin Hood will be making an appearance in the BBC television show Dr Who as Robot of Sherwood. Just a week later, Shewood Forest, which…...

  • Gecko Posted on 21 October 2014

    Creepy Critters at Galleries of Justice Museum

    Do tarantulas set your teeth on edge? Cockroaches make your skin crawl? Rats send you running? Then perhaps it’s time to face your fears with a creepy critter encounter at the Galleries of Justice.

    Madagascan hissing cockroach

    The Galleries of Justice Museum has teamed up with the friendly crew from White Post Farm, to offer visitors something decidedly different this Halloween.

    The Creepy Critters encounters will be taking place again on Monday 27 October, 11am – 3pm, at Galleries of Justice Museum, and are a free additional experience to everyone taking part in a museum tour during that time.

    A whole range of critters will be there waiting to meet you.

  • GameCity8 - last year Posted on 17 October 2014

    What to expect at GameCity9 and The Sheriff’s Gauntlet

    GameCity - Europe’s biggest and best-loved cultural video games festival – is just around the corner and this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Top of the programme of events is The Sheriff’s Gauntlet, an action-packed FREE family event.

    Just ahead the festival, which runs in Nottingham from 25 October to 1 November, director of GameCity Iain Simons, reveals what to expect from this year’s event, how to get involved in The Sheriff’s Gauntlet and plans for its tenth anniversary next year.

    What can people who have never been to GameCity before expect? 

    GameCity is about everyone being able to make games AND everyone being able to play them! So, if

  • Senior British Rowing Championships Posted on 16 October 2014

    Stars of Team GB set to compete to become national champion in Nottinghamshire

    One of the sports that Great Britain has excelled in in recent years is rowing. Our athletes have captured the imagination of the public on many occasions recently, claiming great medal hauls and casting aside opposition from all over the world.

    This weekend, Nottinghamshire is privileged to welcome the Team GB stars to Holme Pierrepont Country Park, home of the National Water Sports Centre for the 2014 British Rowing Senior Championships. Many well known faces will be making an appearance including gold medalists Helen Glover MBE, Andrew Triggs Hodge MBE and Pete Reed MBE. And unlike any other occasion, this is an event where we see GB stars going

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Big October

It’s a BIG October in Nottingham!

The nights are drawing in and there’s a chill as October has landed on our doorstep! Nottingham isn’t settling in for hibernation yet though- there’s so much to do this month that we’ve christened it Big October! October brings the biggest event of the year – the Goose Fair! It’s back at Forest Recreation Ground…

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Take to the skies: Your chance to WIN a flight experience with SimSpot

SimSpot’s 737 Simulator is a fixed based training device based on the 737-800NG. It is located in the centre of Nottingham at The Cornerhouse, just a few miles from Nottingham East Midlands Airport. The simulator is a complete replica of the inside of the Boeing 737 cockpit and every dial, button, switch and instrument is…