Win a festival break in Nottingham this October

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We’re inviting you to join us for festival fever in Nottingham this October in the city that has it all. Nottingham City Council have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win one of two exclusive Nottinghamshire breaks. Enter below and you could win either a music themed trip for two to the Hockley Hustle or a VIP family stay at the Robin Hood Pageant. Keep reading for details on each prize as well as information on how to enter.


Prize 1 – A Hockley Hustle break for two on Sunday 11th October 2015:
• Two tickets to the Hockley Hustle, Nottingham’s largest multi-venue music festival
• Lunch and drinks at Broadway, one of the 20 venues hosting live music during the festival
• Overnight stay with breakfast for two at the Mercure Nottingham, situated in the vibrant Lace Market and at the heart of the action
• Dinner for two at Annie’s Burger Shack, home of authentic American burgers

Prize 2 – Robin Hood Pageant/GameCity family stay on Saturday 24th October 2015
• VIP entry to the Robin Hood Pageant, experience the life and times of the nation’s famous outlaw
• Family pass to the new National Video Game Arcade including lunch at Toast Cafe
• Overnight stay at Roomzzz Aparthotel, enjoying a private apartment in brand new accommodation
• Family dinner at Red Hot World Buffet, Nottingham’s biggest restaurant
• Complimentary Robin Hood hats for the family from the Nottingham Tourism Centre

To be in with a chance of winning one of these fabulous prizes, simply fill out the form below. The closing date is Monday 28th September 2015. Terms and conditions apply.

Best of luck!


This competition has now closed.

Posted on 26 August 2015
Featured author: Tom

Nottingham lad who’s a proud Notts County fan, cheese fiend, chocaholic and loves travelling and music.

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  • My 92yr old Mother was born and raised in Nottingham.She would sit with us 9 kids and tell us about this place called the Goose Fair.How her own mum and dad would visit every year until she herself emigrated to Australia 1960.Even then Mum kept on re living her childhood of Nottingham.Even supporting Nottingham Forest FC till this day.She is the very last in her line as mum,dad,sister and brothers are all gone sadly.But this famous Goose Fair lives on.Cant wait to visit.Patrick Terry.1st Son.

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