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Nottingham History & Telling Tales with The Woolly Tellers

If you caught last week's blog, you'll know that earlier this month we thoroughly enjoyed 'A Very Victorian Murder' with The Woolly Tellers - an evening of suspense which brought Victorian Nottingham…

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Inspiration for Embracing Autumn In Nottinghamshire.

The end of the summer is a love it or hate it kinda thing. While some pine for endless warm days under the sun, others are perfectly ready for woolly…

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Things To Do This Weekend in Nottingham: 20th – 22nd October

Another weekend is on the horizon, and there are plenty of brilliant events happening in Nottinghamshire to enjoy. We've got medieval jousting contests, traditional morris dancing, vintage WWII singalongs or tasty…

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Behold! The Dinosaurs of China at Wollaton Hall

With just under a month to go until the Dinosaurs of China depart Nottingham, a few of us from the Visit Nottinghamshire team thought it was high time we took…...

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  • Snowdrops at Hodsock Posted on 02 March 2012

    Things to do this weekend, 2-4 March 2012

    Spring has arrived and the sun is shining, as we head into March here’s a list of things to do this weekend.

     

    Firstly, this weekend is the last chance to see the Snowdrops at Hodsock Priory. One of the most popular Snowdrops gardens in the country it really is worth a visit to see it if you haven’t had the chance yet.

     

    As Hodsock closes, we have the beginnings of a new exhibition at the Lakeside Arts Centre. The first major exhibition of Edward Burra for over 25 years opens on Saturday. A very unique artist his paintings were part of the English Surrealist Movement.

     

    Another great new beginning is the opening

  • Paul Smith Sign - Low Res Posted on 28 February 2012

    My Favourite Spots in Nottinghamshire by Sir Paul Smith

    This week we are sharing Sir Paul Smith’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.

     

    Nottingham Contemporary – Nottingham Contemporary is an impressive gallery in the Lace Market. They always have very interesting exhibitions and events and there is also a very nice café and shop. The building itself is very curious, the outside of which is imprinted with a traditional Nottingham lace pattern.

    The Music Exchange – A great independent record shop in Nottingham, selling donated CD’s, DVD’s and vinyl. They

  • MarieLomax_vals Posted on 27 February 2012

    Love Notts – Winner’s Story

    When we asked lovers of Nottinghamshire to get creative and snap a photo of a loved one in a much loved location – we were delighted by the entries we received.

    We were perhaps even more delighted to hand the responsibility of choosing a winner over to guest judge, Martine Hamilton Knight (of Line + Light photography) – who had the unenviable task of sifting through entries in search of the most creative and/or romantic vision.

    Of course, as an experienced photographer, Martine had no trouble in declaring our winner, choosing to opt for Marie and Alan Lomax’s ‘candlelit supper’

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We Dig The Castle: Unearthing Nottingham’s Archaeological Secrets Part Two

This blog is the second instalment of a two part blog. To read part one click here. Back in July I visited Nottingham Castle to find out more about the annual archaeological excavation ‘We Dig The Castle’. A partnership project between Trent & Peak Archaeology, Nottingham City Council and Historic England, this excellent scheme invites volunteers…

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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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    Proud to represent the county I grew up in. Travel loving devoted mum of two who carries a torch for the city’s unsung hero, Captain Albert Ball VC.

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    Writer and amateur local historian with an affection for English eccentrics. Returned to Nottingham in 2013, only to fall in love with the creative and cultural goings of the city.

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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…