• Nottingham Riviera Posted on 17 July 2013

    Things to do this weekend, 20 – 21 of July

    The weekend is almost here, so now is the time to plan how you’re going to enjoy it. With beautiful weather outside there is plenty to do around. Or perhaps you’d prefer to keep cool and stay indoors? Either way, we have plenty attractions for everyone. For more inspiration, go to the What’s on section of our website where you’ll find the full list of events.

    The beach is back!

    Nottingham Riviera returns from Friday 19 July, bringing the beach to the heart of the city and celebrating summer in Notts.  Running until 2 September, the Riviera in Old Market Square features a giant paddling pool, sandy beach area,

  • TEST64 Posted on 10 July 2013

    Things to do this weekend, 13-14 July 2013

    After a long and hot week you all deserve a break and a getaway from your usual daily routine. That’s where we step in with your very own break time plan for this weekend. Please sit back, relax and enjoy. The full list of events can be found via our What’s on page.

    The Ashes

    We are extremely happy to welcome Ashes fans here in Notts. Cricket is a big part of both our past and present so it makes us even more proud to host the matches at Trent Bridge. Thinking about the well being and comfort of our visitors we prepared a list of special offers, events and discounts.

    As you

  • TEST37 Posted on 09 July 2013

    Have a sip of William Clarke ale at the Ashes.

    The biggest rivalry in cricket starts tomorrow and fans from all over the world will descend upon Trent Bridge. Visitors to the game this year will be able to sample a new beer commemorating the unique heritage of Nottinghamshire cricket.

    William Clarke AleTo celebrate the 175th anniversary of cricket at the Trent Bridge cricket ground, Tom Flynn, manager at The Bell Inn, has prepared a special beer for spectators. So if you’re at the game enjoying the match, look out for William Clarke Anniversary Ale.

    The idea for the new

  • Robin Hood festival pic2 Posted on 03 July 2013

    Things to do this weekend, 06-07 July 2013

    The first weekend of July is finally here! Well, almost. As always we prepared ourselves earlier to bring you a basket full of goodies to dip into before the weekend arrives. Make sure to browse through them and let us know whether you found something that suits your taste. The full list of events can be found via our What’s on page.

    VU Orchestra performance at the Albert Hall

    For orchestra music enthusiasts we recommend a performance of the VU Orchestra. It’s the most successful student orchestra in the Netherlands consisting of approximately 90 enthusiastic students who combine their studies at the university with playing music on a

  • plane1 Posted on 26 June 2013

    Things to do this weekend, 29-30 June 2013

    Finally a long week is coming to an end and the weekend is right around the corner. If you are looking for  events to fill up your calendar we are always here to save the day. A full list of events can be found via our What’s On page.

    Have a Go Archery

    As a part of Robin Hood’s pride and heritage all of us should use a longbow on a daily basis. Alright, if not on a daily basis then we should try handling it at least once in our lives. Since not everyone has Robin’s accessories at home there will be a chance to try them out on the

  • M&H Award Posted on 26 June 2013

    The project of NCCL wins an award!

    The project of National Centre for Citizenship and the Law wins the Best Education Initiative at the Museum and Heritage awards in youth crime prevention.

    We are extremely proud and pleased to announce that the I Pledge project won Best Education Initiative at the Museum and Heritage awards. The project is a youth crime prevention initiative developed by the NCCL and funded by Nottinghamshire County Council.  The I Pledge project works with year 5 students from targeted schools in Nottinghamshire, introducing them to the system of justice and the life within it. As the part of the project NCCL created interactive sessions within the unique surroundings of the courtrooms, police stations, and

  • Earth & Fire_1 Posted on 19 June 2013

    Things to do this weekend, 21-23 June 2013

    Time passes extremely fast in a lively community like Notts and it will soon be the weekend again. This week we’ve selected a handful of events for you to attend and enjoy. We hope you will find something that will suit your taste. A full list of events can be found via our What’s On page.

    Earth & Fire International Ceramics Fair 2013
    Starting off with the hottest event of the weekend, it’s the Earth & Fire International Ceramics Fair 2013. It takes place at Rufford Abbey and is an absolute must for ceramics and craft lovers. The fair gathers over a hundred potters from across the UK

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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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