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Fountain at Old Market Square

A prize winning city made for a perfect bank holiday

Last year we teamed up with Nottingham Contemporary to run the Aquatopia competition which gave one lucky person the chance to spend a weekend in Nottingham. In this guest blog our…

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Discovering Nottingham’s rich heritage with a city tour

I have always known that Nottingham is a place full of architectural gems – but I don’t think I realised quite how many there were until myself and a friend…

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WIN tickets to see Agnes of God at the Lace Market Theatre

A play which examines ideas surrounding faith, memory and the meaning of Sainthood is set to be performed at Nottingham's Lace Market Theatre next week - and we have TWO pairs…

What legends are made of


Heroes from the Great War to be commemorated at Nottingham Castle

From 26 July – 16 November, visitors are invited along to explore experiences of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire people during the Great War, at home and in the trenches of Northern…...

  • spy Posted on 01 August 2014

    Si5 Spy Missions: Have you got what it takes to save the world?

    Like many kids in the 1980s I grew up on a staple diet of James Bond. Countless Sunday afternoons were spent watching 007 trying to save the world time and time again; but whilst most girls would imagine themselves as a Bond girl I always quite fancied myself more as something of a James Bond.

    My ideals were always indulged and I was told that I could be anything that I wanted to be, and quite right too, although I never did make it as a special agent . . . until today when I became an Si5 agent and revived a secret dream (granted, not so secret and in the public domain

  • Fireworks1 Riverside Festival Posted on 28 July 2014

    Things to do this weekend, 1st – 3rd August 2014

    We’re now rapidly approaching the month of August. The kids are off school and many of you will be getting ready for your summer holidays or family day trips. Wherever your plans take you make sure you explore what’s happening in Nottinghamshire – here is a taster of what’s in store this weekend.

    The Nottingham Building Society Riverside Festival 2014 at the Victoria Embankment

    From Friday until Sunday, enjoy the fun of the fair – with plenty more thrown in – at the annual Riverside Festival. The event, which takes place at the Victoria Embankment, is a firm favourite which is enjoyed by visitors and locals alike.

    The Saturday night fireworks display

  • anne Posted on 23 July 2014

    Help showcase the Midlands to passengers from around the world

    The beautiful sights and attractions around the Midlands, which includes Nottinghamshire, could be showcased to international visitors at London’s Heathrow Airport.

    Members of the public are being asked to vote for the region in a brand new competition in which it is competing with the North West, North East and Northern Ireland to secure £1m worth of free advertising at the airport with VisitBritain.

    The competition is being run on Heathrow’s Facebook page which features a gallery of four stunning images of each region. The image representing the Midlands in the competition is Anne Hathaway’s Cottage near Stratford-upon-Avon (pictured above) and all you have to do is ‘like’ the picture before midnight on 4th August. If the

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Discovering Nottingham’s rich heritage with a city tour

I have always known that Nottingham is a place full of architectural gems – but I don’t think I realised quite how many there were until myself and a friend Anna joined tour guide Mick Ahern for a walk around the city. Mick is the man behind Nottingham City Tours and he is has a…

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    Nottingham lad who’s a proud Notts County fan, chocaholic and a lover of travelling and music.

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    Born in Nottingham and has lived in the area for most of her life. Loves to travel, run and walk up hills. Proud of the fact that Nottingham’s own Paul Smith was her very first interviewee, many years ago.

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Spring time escape to the beautiful Eden Hall Day Spa

Any fellow beauty fanatic will agree, a luxurious escape to a spa can turn any day, come rain or shine, from drab to fab and let’s just say my day got drastically more fabulous after a visit to Nottinghamshire’s very own slice of heaven – Eden Hall Day Spa. The spa is located in Elston…