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  • An interview with... Gandeys Circus ringmaster, Ryan Brown

    An interview with... Gandeys Circus ringmaster, Ryan Brown

    Here at Visit Notts HQ, we're practically doing cartwheels with excitement about seeing the spectacular Gandeys Circus - The Greatest Show Tour in Nottingham this autumn. We quizzed the ringmaster Ryan Brown on his career to date, pre-show rituals and what to expect from this year’s production… oh, and his favourite sandwich!

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  • Newstead Abbey in Nottinghamshire

    Seven things we love about the Notts attractions in the Lonely Planet’s Ultimate United Kingdom Travelist

    Most of us have heard the news by now that a whopping seven Nottinghamshire attractions made travel guide publisher Lonely Planet’s top 500 travel experiences in the UK. We’re feeling pretty smug about being recognised by such a large-scale, well-trusted publisher, and the broad range of attractions identified (from museums and nature reserves to heritage sites and pubs) is testament to the wonderful variety of what’s on offer here. 

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  • Top 10 interesting facts about Nottingham

    Top 10 interesting facts about Nottingham

    The beautiful city of Nottingham is often associated with angry sheriffs and outlaws. These cliches, however, have not been able to diminish its popularity and charm. The spirited city is always buzzing, primarily attributed to the presence of energetic students who have played a pivotal role in transforming Nottingham's music and club scene. 

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  • Lace Unravelled, Lace Unveiled at Newstead Abbey

    Lace Unravelled, Lace Unveiled at Newstead Abbey

    Nottingham was the capital of lace for over 100 years and this heritage still runs through the streets, with the much-loved Lace Market still retaining its name and charm. Lace is still celebrated in Nottingham, with recent events being curated by Nottingham City Museums and Galleries to remind us of the city’s rich heritage, whilst looking forward to its use as a contemporary inspiration locally and across the globe.

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  • Butterfly Season at Creswell Crags

    Butterfly Season at Creswell Crags

    With spring gathering pace, any improvement in the weather can herald the start of the butterfly season. Running from April through to the end of September, this is much celebrated time for the staff and volunteers here at Creswell Crags.

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