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Chef Edwards Halls

Let’s meet . . . Edward Halls from the Clockhouse Café at Upton

Award-winning chef Edward Halls, pictured above, has had a long career in the catering industry, including owning a very successful gastropub, cooking in Michelin starred restaurants and being a private chef. In…

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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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Things to do this weekend, 8th – 10th May

The May Day bank holiday means we're a day late with our weekend round-up - but it also means a short working week. As ever, we've got plenty of things…

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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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    Enter our competition and win tickets to The Vamps at Capital FM Arena

    We’ve teamed up with Nottingham’s Capital FM Arena to give THREE people the chance to win a pair of tickets to see The Vamps on Tuesday.

    This is the first arena tour for the British boyband, whose last album spawned four top four singles, Can We Dance, Wild Heart, Last Night and Somebody To You. The Vamps will be supported by Union J, Luke Friend and The Tide.

    This competition is now closed.

    If you’ve not been lucky enough to win tickets in our competition, they are still on sale via the Arena box office, starting at £10.64. Further details are available via the website.

  • civil Posted on 27 April 2015

    Things to do this weekend, 1st – 4th May

    Brace yourself for a bumper bank holiday weekend in Nottinghamshire! Over the three days you will be able to enjoy everything from a merry beer festival to the opening of one of the UK’s newest attractions. More inspiration can be found in the What’s On section of our website as well as on Facebook and Twitter.

    Fortress Newark Under Siege – National Civil War Centre

    It’s been years in the planning but now the country’s first dedicated Civil War Centre will open its doors in Newark this Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday. But if you’re expecting a low-key event then think again. Instead, you can witness the town come under siege from an

  • Posted on 27 April 2015

    Nottingham Trent University announced as a Nottingham 2015 Games Partner in CPISRA World Games

    Nottingham Trent University is delighted to announce its unique partnership with Cerebral Palsy Sport for the Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) 2015 World Games.
    The Games will be taking place in Nottingham between 6-16 August 2015 and participants from as far afield as Australia, Brazil and Ghana will be arriving in Nottingham to take part in the international competition, which is held every four years.
    The event includes athletics, with racerunner, which is running on a bike; bowls; the first-ever under 19 football championship and swimming. In addition, there will also be two demonstration sports competitions including table cricket, which was originally created by Nottingham Trent

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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. With the impending opening of the National Civil War Centre on May 3rd, Newark rolled out the…

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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…