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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…

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The National Holocaust Centre offers a chance to reflect on one of the darkest chapters in modern history

As a history student at school I read extensively about the atrocities committed by Nazi Germany during the Holocaust. However, it wasn’t until I visited Oświęcim in Poland, the place…

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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…

What legends are made of

CivilWar Open Day

Access all areas for the public at the site of the National Civil War Centre, Newark

I've been fortunate enough to be very close to the development work at the National Civil War Centre in Newark since it began at the end of 2013. The site…...

  • lincoln3 Posted on 23 August 2014

    Raise a glass to the Robin Hood and Little John

    An historic pub, which draws on Nottinghamshire’s brewing heritage while celebrating the micro breweries of today, opened its doors to the public this week.

    On Thursday evening, swarms of people descended on the newly-launched Robin Hood and Little John in Arnold, just north of the city, to see the transformation and sample an ale or two.

    Well-wishers leave flowers for the team.

    The Robin Hood and Little John, which is a joint venture between the Hucknall-based Lincoln Green Brewing Company and Everards, provides a showcase for Lincoln Green ales, as well as other real ales, real cider, craft beer, wine and spirits. The pub dates back to the 17th century

  • Royal Concert Hall interior 2009 Posted on 22 August 2014

    Royal Concert Hall aims to get bums on new seats

    32 years ago, the Royal Concert Hall was first constructed and became one of the finest entertainment venues in the city of Nottingham and the UK. The seating installed in the building was fitted by Race Furniture, a company based in Gloucestershire. Naturally they take much pride in their work and the seats stood the test of time with countless performers coming and going over those 32 years. Having sat in them myself many a time, I can vouch for the fact that the Royal Concert Hall is one of the best places to sit and watch a show and indeed one of the most comfortable.

    RCH auditorium
  • MC12 Posted on 20 August 2014

    History is revealed at the Malt Cross

    Nottingham’s Malt Cross may be familiar to many of you who have been out and about in the city centre for a light ale or a glass of wine. It’s an old music hall that’s taken on a new identity in recent times, but has still maintained its tradition of hosting live music to entertain its guests.

    As a venue, there really is nowhere like it and it’s currently undergoing some major work to re-vamp the existing ground floor and upper level that was already accessible to the public. However, below the ground floor, secrets have been lying in wait for decades and centuries – and they are now being unearthed

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

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

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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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Stunning Eden Hall

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…