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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…

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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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The spire of the Victorian Gothic chapel, seen over the serpentine lake at Clumber Park, Nottinghamshire

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…

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A tour around the William Booth Birthplace Museum

A short walk out of Nottingham city centre takes you to the suburb of Sneinton where you will find an elegant redbrick townhouse. Until recently, I didn't know it was…...

  • 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

  • IMAG0462_BURST002_COVER Posted on 15 April 2015

    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 brand new National Videogame Arcade might not be my cup of tea. However no sooner had we entered the building than my seven-year-old son had spotted a Teenage Mutant Ninja arcade game and I found myself fighting on behalf of Donatello and Michelangelo doing my best pushing buttons and pulling

  • Cobden_1611873204 Posted on 13 April 2015

    Things to do this weekend, 17th – 19th April 2015

    We’ve picked out our top 5 events for the weekend ahead and we have to admit there are some crackers in there this week. Don’t forget if you’re visiting for the weekend and you want to have a handy list to carry around with you, then you can add all the events below to your own custom itinerary by clicking the itinerary button on each of the events. And to make sure you don’t miss a thing, follow us on Twitter and Facebook for up-to-the-minute ideas and inspiration.

    Introduction to Artisan Chocolate Making at The School of Artisan Food

    Do you have a bit of a sweet tooth and have

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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…