• Garden Party Posted on 12 July 2013

    Second Annual Family Garden Party at the Museum

    The Framework Knitters Museum in Ruddington will be holding their second annual Garden Party and spectacular musical event on Bank Holiday Monday, 26th August 2013, 1.00 – 6.00. The event offers FREE entry to the museum and is suitable for all ages.

    Why not relax in the beautiful garden at the Framework Knitters Museum and enjoy a day of musical entertainment, tea & cake and textile crafts.  Chill out with the perfect soundtrack to a summer’s afternoon with live music performed by local artists including the return of King Ned Ludd and other singers and performers.  Of course the Garden Party would not be complete without a wide selection of

  • patrick-long-poster-copy Posted on 28 June 2013

    My Favourite Spots in Nottinghamshire by Patrick Monahan

    We are sharing Patrick Monahan’s favourite places in Nottinghamshire. Patrick is returning to Nottingham for an Edinburgh Festival preview in 2013

    If you would like to share your ‘favourites’ with us, email us at social@experiencenottinghamshire.com or use the comment section below. You may feature on our blog and our various social media platforms.

     

    Patrick is one of the UK’s top comedians. After winning ITV1’s Show Me The Funny in 2011 he has gone on to win the 2012 Loaded LAFTA’s Best Newcomer for stand-up and the 2011 Edinburgh’s Forth Radio Best Stand-Up People’s Choice Award! He has also appeared on ITV1’s Comedy Annual

  • The Harley Gallery Posted on 25 June 2013

    My favourite spots in Nottinghamshire by Robyn Pond

    This week we are sharing Robyn Pond’s favourite places in Nottinghamshire. If you would like to share your ‘favourites’ with us, email us at social@experiencenottinghamshire.com or use the comment section below. You may feature on our blog and our various social media platforms.

    Robyn Pond is a local artist and wildlife enthusiast who has lived the majority of her life in Nottinghamshire. Robyn’s paintings are largely based on local Notts nature and beauty spots, and are available to purchase via  Verdant Wildlife.

     

    Clumber Park
    Credit: Brian Button

    Clumber Park
    I’ve spent many childhood days at Clumber Park, it’s got so much to it that it stayed one of my ‘go to’ places for

  • Welbeck Estate Posted on 08 May 2013

    My favourite spots in Nottinghamshire by Robert Mayo

    This week we are sharing Robert Mayo’s favourite places in Nottinghamshire. If you would like to share your ‘favourites’ with us, email us at social@experiencenottinghamshire.com or use the comment section below. You may feature on our blog and our various social media platforms.

    Robert Mayo is the Development Director at the Welbeck Estate, one of the great traditional landed estates, located in north Nottinghamshire.  Set mainly within Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire, an area of great natural beauty, some of the most important historic buildings in the Midlands have been revitalised and are providing unique residential and commercial letting opportunities for a thriving, sustainable community.

    Harley Gallery

    I really enjoy spending time in

  • Southwell Minster, credit Marie Bunting, 19.11.2012 Posted on 30 April 2013

    My favourite spots in Nottinghamshire by Mike Kirrage

    This week we are sharing Mike’s favourite places in Nottinghamshire. If you would like to share your ‘favourites’ with us, email us at social@experiencenottinghamshire.com or use the comment section below. You may feature on our blog and our various social media platforms.

    Mike Kirrage established the Gate to Southwell Folk Festival in 2007 which takes place from the 6-9 June this year.  He was formerly licensee of the Cross Keys at Upton and comes from a long line of respected Nottinghamshire publicans.

    The Parish Church of St Mary Magdalene, Newark
    Having been born and brought up in the Olde White Harte in the Market Place, I have a long and recurring connection with the neighbouring

  • The Cornerhouse Posted on 02 April 2013

    My Favourite Spots in Nottinghamshire by Fiona Duncan

    This week we share Fiona Duncan’s favourite places in Nottinghamshire.

    If you would like to share your ‘favourites’ with us, email us at social@experiencenottinghamshire.com or use the comment section below. You may feature on our blog and our various social media platforms.

    Local resident Fiona Duncan shares her favourite places in Nottinghamshire with us. Don’t forget to send us yours.

    Theatre Royal & Royal Concert Hall and Nottingham Playhouse 

    Theatre Royal

    The theatres hold an extra special place in my heart, as I was brought up from a young age going to see plays and concerts with my mum and younger sister and particularly enjoyed the annual pantomime of which I still have

  • Newstead Abbey2 Posted on 26 March 2013

    My Favourite Spots in Nottinghamshire by Matt Kirby

    This week we share Matt Kirby’s favourite places in Nottinghamshire.

    If you would like to share your ‘favourites’ with us, email us at social@experiencenottinghamshire.com or use the comment section below. You may feature on our blog and our various social media platforms.

    Matt Kirby is a local resident and sent us his favourite places by emailing social@experiencenottinghamshire.com. Matt also helps organise stag and hen parties through his website www.comparestagandhen.com

    “Without doubt my favourite spot in Nottinghamshire is the Trent Bridge area. As someone who loves spectating and participating in all manner of sports this area is very close to my heart.

    International Cricket at Trent Bridge

    As a spectator, Nottingham has a unique offering. With

  • Arboretum Gravestone Posted on 12 March 2013

    My Favourite Spots in Nottinghamshire by Stephen Holland

    This week we share Stephen Holland’s favourite places in Nottinghamshire. If you would like to share your ‘favourites’ with us, email us at social@experiencenottinghamshire.com or use the comment section below. You may feature on our blog and our various social media platforms.

    Stephen Holland is the partner/manager for Page 45 a comic and graphic novel shop in Nottingham city centre.

    “It’s not quite Père Lachaise, but the Arboretum Cemetery boasts one particular gravestone which – once properly considered – will have your jaw on the floor. A tree, you see [featured image], has grown up behind the grave then absorbed the upper inches of the headstone in its bark in what now resembles a

  • Ad Jungle Quadweb Posted on 05 March 2013

    My Favourite Spots in Nottinghamshire by Don Logan

    This week we share Don Logan’s favourite places in Nottinghamshire.

    If you would like to share your ‘favourites’ with us, email us at social@experiencenottinghamshire.com or use the comment section below. You may feature on our blog and our various social media platforms.

    Don Logan is the Events Manager at Adrenalin Jungle, based in Sherwood Forest. Adrenalin Jungle is Nottinghamshire’s largest outdoor activity centre and offers a wide range of activities including paintball, quads, segway, archery, karting and many more. The centre is ideal for anyone wanting an active break in Nottinghamshire’s great outdoors and the legendary Sherwood Forest.

    “Obviously one of my favourite places has to be our own 150 acres of Sherwood

  • IMG_0498 Posted on 26 February 2013

    My Favourite Spots in Nottinghamshire by Paul Baker

    This week we share Paul Baker’s favourite places in Nottinghamshire.

    If you would like to share your ‘favourites’ with us, email us at social@experiencenottinghamshire.com or use the comment section below. You may feature on our blog and our various social media platforms.

    Paul Baker is the Manager of the Framework Knitters Museum in Ruddington. The museum is set in a unique collection of restored cottages and workshops and allow you to discover how the local Victorian community used to live and work. You can also watch live demonstrations of the machines and even try your hand at knitting on a 19th-century sock machine to take your very own souvenir home. The museum is also

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