My Favourite Spots in Nottingham by Jo Irvine

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


Jo studied a BA(hons) in Photography at Nottingham Trent University and has gone on to work all over the country and Europe using her relaxed style of photography. She specialises in film stills, fashion and portraiture and has worked for Elle Magazine, The Independent on Sunday and has photographed Noel Fielding, Robert Carlyle and Nottingham’s Vicky McClure and Shane Meadows to name a few.


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“My number one has to be Holme Pierrepont/The National Water Sports Centre, I’ve been wake boarding down there for years and I love the fact that it’s just a few minutes out of the city and you’re right in the middle of the countryside. I have a few secret little places there that I’ve discovered over the years and have used it as a backdrop for several photo shoots.

The Broadway…. for films, food and drink all under one roof. It’s also a really good place for meetings or just sitting with my laptop and getting some work done.

Nottingham Contemporary, a fab addition to the city. Art, photography and great music and events.

Hmmm pubs, I can’t just list one. The Hand & Heart on Derby Road and The Jam Café in Hockley are great and The Golden Fleece on Mansfield Road has really good food and super friendly staff.”


Jon Burgerman by Jo Irvine

Posted on 17 July 2012
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