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Lunch at the Crafty Crow

On a typical Sunday, the cobbled street that runs alongside the steep rise up to Nottingham Castle is always bustling with visitors posing for snaps with the Robin Hood Statue,…



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Nottingham Lace Market Tour with Ezekial Bone – review

Recently we joined Ezekial Bone on a walking tour of Nottingham's famous Lace Market and surrounding areas. We were looking forward to growing our knowledge about the history of the textile industry in Nottingham, from the poverty…



Sporting & Cultural Inspiration


Season of Protest and Activism at New Art Exchange

Fighting Walls: Street Art in Egypt and Iran & A Rebel Scene  The New Art Exchange has brought together Egypt and Iran over their shared response to each country's political…



What legends are made of


Vote for the Original Bramley Apple for ‘Tree of the Year’

Tucked away in a cottage garden in Southwell, you'll find the single tree responsible for all Bramley Apples grown in the UK today. The humble tree was planted from a pip…...



  • Robin Hood Pageant 2010 Posted on 24 October 2016

    Things to do this weekend, 28th – 30th October

    It’s the final few days of October in Nottingham, Museums at Night is back and it’s Halloween – there’s all kinds of after-dark fun to be had across the city and county this weekend. You’ll find more ideas on our What’s On page or by following us onFacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest.

    Game City Festival

    Nottingham’s world-renowned video game festival promises to be bigger and better than ever.

    For all you gamers out there, Game City in Nottingham is holding it's 11th festival on the 26th – 29th Oct

  • Print Posted on 20 October 2016

    Nottingham Comedy Festival Q & A

    The Nottingham Comedy Festival is back for it’s 8th year next month, featuring over 100 shows in 23 venues across the city from Friday 4th – Saturday 12 November 2016.

    Performers Kate Smurthwaite, George Zach, Liam Webber, Fran Jenking and Doug Segal fill us in on their festival highlights.
    Since it began back in 2009, Nottingham Comedy Festival has grown from strength to strength, attracting some of nation’s favourite names to Nottingham’s best known venues. There is still a big focus on supporting up and coming acts in smaller venues. Are these grassroots shows still a big part of what keep things exciting and draws in visitors?
    George: Unfortunately nowadays I find people are just interested in

  • panto2 Posted on 19 October 2016

    It’s Panto time in Nottingham!

    Oh yes it is! This Christmas, Widow Twankey, aka John Elkington will be taking us on one very entertaining magic carpet ride with with a performance of Aladdin at Nottingham Playhouse

    How has the run up to the show been going? How long does it take to plan?

    Rehearsals! We haven’t started yet! The scripts are written, the costumes are being fitted but we don’t begin rehearsing until just three weeks before the first performance.

    Though, that’s not to say that preparations aren’t already underway – the Panto is months in the making and planning begins around January and February time, ready for the end of the year. One of the biggest jobs

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Pokémon hunt in Nottinghamshire

The world is in the midst of Pokémon fever and Nottinghamshire is proving to be a hot spot for Pokémon trainers, with the little creatures being spotted at several locations in both the city and county. And as we’ve got a few avid Pokémon trainers in our office we decided to share our Poké-knowledge and…

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    Australian now calling Nottingham home. Piano playing, cake making, bicycle riding lady who loves travel.

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    A very lucky marketeer in her dream job. Passionate about all things Nottinghamshire and firmly believes if you work really hard and are kind, amazing things will happen!

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    Addicted to music and learning languages. Loves reading, gardening, travelling and everything new media related.

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    Originally from Preston – but now calling Nottingham home – Alistair’s a St Helens rugby league fan who loves travel and music.

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Plates Records Workshop Puts Us In a Spin

Since setting up shop in Nottingham back in 2014, Plates Records have been leading the way in Nottingham’s vinyl revival. Two years on, and one move to the Malt Cross later, Plates are continuing to keep the city’s music scene exciting. In a world where Spotify and YouTube give access to practically any song in…