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32408 Stonegate Pub

A taste of America hits Nottingham as Missoula opens its doors

When we found out in the office that The Living Room in Nottingham city centre was to close we wondered just what might replace it? We were told to expect…

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Wollaton Hall at night

Explore some of Nottinghamshire’s haunted buildings

I have recently been delving into the past of some of Nottinghamshire's most haunted buildings to find out more about its ghostly residents.  As Halloween approaches, here's my pick of spine…

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Things to do this weekend, 31st October – 2nd November 2014

Spooktacular events will be occurring this weekend as Nottinghamshire falls under the shroud of Halloween. Creepy critters, haunted happenings and spine tingling tours make up just a small portion of…

What legends are made of

Major Oak at Sherwood Forest (credit Les Churchman)

The Major Oak needs your vote

Think of Sherwood Forest and Robin Hood and what springs to mind? For most of you it is likely to be the Major Oak. Estimated to be 800 to 1,000…...

  • Gecko Posted on 21 October 2014

    Creepy Critters at Galleries of Justice Museum

    Do tarantulas set your teeth on edge? Cockroaches make your skin crawl? Rats send you running? Then perhaps it’s time to face your fears with a creepy critter encounter at the Galleries of Justice.

    Madagascan hissing cockroach

    The Galleries of Justice Museum has teamed up with the friendly crew from White Post Farm, to offer visitors something decidedly different this Halloween.

    The Creepy Critters encounters will be taking place again on Monday 27 October, 11am – 3pm, at Galleries of Justice Museum, and are a free additional experience to everyone taking part in a museum tour during that time.

    A whole range of critters will be there waiting to meet you.

  • Sheriff's Gauntlet GameCity9 Posted on 20 October 2014

    Things to do this weekend, 24th – 26th October 2014

    We’re very excited for this weekend, not that we’re not usually excited for the weekend of course! But with outlaw celebrations at a famous landmark, a festival dedicated to a well-loved fruit, a celebration of all things horror as well as the largest cultural video game festival in Europe, Nottinghamshire really is the place to be this weekend. Keep reading to see exactly what you can look forward to if you’re visiting us this weekend or indeed if you’re a local looking for something to do. We have it all in one county.

    The Robin Hood Pageant at Nottingham Castle

    The legend of Robin Hood is one that is woven into the history

  • GameCity8 - last year Posted on 17 October 2014

    What to expect at GameCity9 and The Sheriff’s Gauntlet

    GameCity - Europe’s biggest and best-loved cultural video games festival – is just around the corner and this year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before. Top of the programme of events is The Sheriff’s Gauntlet, an action-packed FREE family event.

    Just ahead the festival, which runs in Nottingham from 25 October to 1 November, director of GameCity Iain Simons, reveals what to expect from this year’s event, how to get involved in The Sheriff’s Gauntlet and plans for its tenth anniversary next year.

    What can people who have never been to GameCity before expect? 

    GameCity is about everyone being able to make games AND everyone being able to play them! So, if

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Big October

It’s a BIG October in Nottingham!

The nights are drawing in and there’s a chill as October has landed on our doorstep! Nottingham isn’t settling in for hibernation yet though- there’s so much to do this month that we’ve christened it Big October! October brings the biggest event of the year – the Goose Fair! It’s back at Forest Recreation Ground…

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Take to the skies: Your chance to WIN a flight experience with SimSpot

SimSpot’s 737 Simulator is a fixed based training device based on the 737-800NG. It is located in the centre of Nottingham at The Cornerhouse, just a few miles from Nottingham East Midlands Airport. The simulator is a complete replica of the inside of the Boeing 737 cockpit and every dial, button, switch and instrument is…