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Robin Hood – noble outlaw, altruistic rebel, man of the people... Cheese riots, luddite frame breakers, rebel writers, civil-war-mongerers – Nottinghamshire has been home to outlaws since its early days.…



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Farmyard Frolics with Harker’s Farm Shop

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  • Boating Lake at Highfields Park Posted on 03 April 2012

    My Favourite Spots in Nottinghamshire by Kate from fourbeatwalk

    This week we are sharing Kate’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.



    Kate lives in Carrington in Nottingham and is part of local designing, illustrating and printing collective fourbeatwalk. Every month they release a new illustration on their blog that you can download for free and use as your desktop calendar. You can currently download the April image HERE.

    Here are Kate’s favourites:

    Creswell Crags – For people who like having a nosey around other people’s houses, but instead of

  • cornerhouse_fashion_fitting_1 Posted on 02 April 2012

    Fashion, canapés and cocktails for a good cause…

    Have-a-go models will be slipping into the latest spring wear and strutting their stuff as part of a charity fashion show on Thursday 5th April at The Cornerhouse.

    Teaming up with John Lewis, The Cornerhouse event will showcase the latest spring trends and help raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust and Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

    The fashion show is set to make a perfect night out with fashion and beauty advice from 6pm on all four floors of The Cornerhouse with cocktails and canapés on offer.

    The Slug and Lettuce will play host to The Fashion Show which gets underway at 8pm. Not only can you can get a glimpse of what’s hitting the high

  • Laxton Posted on 30 March 2012

    Things to do this weekend, 30 March to 1 April

    It seems to have come around very quickly but for many today is the day the schools break up and starts the Easter Holidays in Nottinghamshire. If you want to get out and about this weekend, here’s a quick guide of things to do:


    When Two Ladies Went Travelling is a new exhibition of art at Thoresby Gallery which includes work by the Countess of Manvers and St Ives watercolourists Clare White. There is a curator’s talk on Sunday 1 April for behind the scenes info.

    Also at Thoresby Courtyard, you’ll find a Spring Foodfest on both Saturday and Sunday with stalls indoors and outdoors from mainly local producers.

     If there

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Speak In Nottingham To Me – A Beginner’s Guide To Nottingham’s Dialect

Language is certainly one of our best creations. Without it, it would be difficult for us to coexist, establish communities and share feelings. Language makes it all easier and helps us work together and understand one another. Throughout history people always felt the need to find one universal language for all. Several attempts were made to popularise different languages…