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A feast of delights on offer at the Taste of the Great Notts Show

Food fans will be in for a treat this week when the Taste of the Great Notts Show comes to Nottingham. In today's guest blog, Lizzy Freeman from All About…

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There’s plenty to when you stay with Teversal Camping and Caravanning Club

Located in the heart of the beautiful Nottinghamshire countryside and surrounded by great visitor attractions, cycle routes, walking trails and much more, it's no wonder that Teversal Camping and Caravanning…

Sporting & Cultural Inspiration


Things to do this weekend, 5th – 7th September 2014

We've now entered September - doesn't a year fly by when you're having fun? We're still clinging onto the last remains of summer so before we completely give into the…

What legends are made of


See the Riot of 1831 brought to life at Nottingham Castle

On 12th October 1831, an angry mob stormed Nottingham Castle and burned it to the ground. The riot was sparked by a House of Lords decision to reject the Reform Bill,…...

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    WIN a family pass to see the Powerboat GP World Championships this weekend

    The exhilarating sport of powerboat racing is one that is best experienced live – and this weekend you can do just that as the Powerboat GP Championships get underway at the National Watersports Centre.

    This event will see 52 powerboat racers from 12 different countries battle it out to claim the title of World Champion. There are also three European Championship titles up for grabs.

    Watch skilled racers twist and turn across the water and marvel at their speed, which sometimes exceeds 70mph. The National Watersports Centre is also perfect for spectators because all the action takes place in a relatively confined space with viewing points all around the man-made lake.

    To buy your

  • IMAG4726 Posted on 27 August 2014

    Nottingham’s gruesome history is explained to us by Madame Parboiled

    It was an overcast, warm evening at Nottingham Castle, and several of us ventured out after work to take part in a historical show that is like nothing you will have experienced before – the Madame Parboiled Interactive Dungeon Show. Madame Parboiled is a character played by Kath George. The character of Madame Parboiled is fascinating. She is an executioner’s wife, and while her husband Arthur is away in the pub after a long day executing those who have sinned in Nottingham, Madame Parboiled takes the opportunity to show visitors the dungeons below Nottingham Castle where her beloved works. We’ve compiled a blog of our experience with input from

  • Bartosz Kali Posted on 26 August 2014

    Things to do this weekend, 29th – 31st August 2014

    With the last bank holiday of the year now behind us, there’s now even more reason to ensure that you make the most of the weekends. Let’s see what the last weekend of August has in store for us as we get ready to welcome September into our year here in Nottinghamshire.

    Mela Weekender 2014 at The New Art Exchange and Victoria Embankment

    Nottingham comes alive with colour and festival vibes this weekend as Mela 2014 takes over Trent Bridge, the New Art Exchange and the Victoria Embankment on Saturday and Sunday. Last year saw the Nottingham Mela deliver some stand out dance routines, music, art and entertainment that rocked Nottingham,

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Notts Nosh: Jordan from Great British Bake Off shares his top foodie tips

We caught up with Nottinghamshire’s very own Great British Bake Off contestant, Jordan Cox, to find out his favourite foodie places in Notts. What’s your favourite thing about baking? For me, baking is a way to unwind at the end of a busy day or week.  I like nothing more than waking up on a…

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  • Tom

    Marketing Assistant

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

  • Carly

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    Hand me a bar of chocolate, a good book and a cute cuddly animal and I’ll be happy!

  • Catherine

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    Arts fan and keen runner who has been living in Nottingham for more than a decade. Loves real ale, good food, travelling and sausage dogs.

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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…