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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…

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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

  • 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

  • School Posted on 08 April 2015

    Win a foodie weekend at the prestigious School of Artisan Food

    If you think – and dream – about nothing but food then feast your eyes on the tasty treat we have in store for you!

    We have teamed up with the award-winning School of Artisan Food to offer one person and a friend the chance to learn from a host of food experts on the Food for Thought course, which takes place on 16th and 17th May.

    Over the two days you will have the chance to hear from those who are as passionate about food as you are, including Shelia Dillon, who presents BBC Radio 4’s Food Programme and renowned food historian Ivan Day. They will be joined by award-winning food writer Bee

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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…