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  • Witches' marks at Creswell Crags in Nottinghamshire

    A gateway to hell, a place of worship or protective symbols? What are the so-called Witches’ Marks at Creswell Crags that have captured the imagination of millions?

    Creswell Crags never ceases to amaze us. Located on the border of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, this limestone gorge has a wealth of history dating back 60 thousand years.

    It wasn’t too long ago that we were telling you about the only-verified-in-the-UK Ice Age cave paintings, dating back to the prehistoric period. A time when migrating hunter-gatherers and animals moved according to the seasons in search of food and warmer weather. The good old days.

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  • Behind the Scenes at the National Justice Museum – Discovering its Hidden Gems

    Behind the Scenes at the National Justice Museum – Discovering its Hidden Gems

    It’s no secret that the National Justice Museum has, well, secrets. Just one step into the imposing entrance hall of this majestic building and you can feel seven centuries of history bearing down upon you. How many thousands of convicts have walked through these walls to find out their fate? And don’t even get us started on the dungeons and all of the terrible tales they have to tell.

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  • What's On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 22 - 24 February 2019

    What's On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 22 - 24 February 2019

    There’s a real feeling of spring in the air, and we’re excited to get out and about in the county this weekend. There are so many beautiful places to explore in rural Nottinghamshire, plus the last weekend to see the stunning Snowdrops at Holme Pierrepont Hall. Take a look at our five favourite events coming up here, and don’t forget there are plenty more ideas of great things-to-do in our What's On guide.

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  • Celebrating Chinese New Year in style with COSMO

    Celebrating Chinese New Year in style with COSMO

    There’s no denying that all-you-can-eat buffets have a certain special place in our collective cultural psyche. Huge appetite? Buffet. Can’t choose? Buffet. Picky eater? Buffet. And then, of course, there’s the age-old question of how to approach it. Should you stick to one cuisine at a time or is it acceptable to dump a crazy cultural mash-up on your plate? 

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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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  • Photographer Chris Dale On Exploring Sherwood Forest

    Photographer Chris Dale On Exploring Sherwood Forest

    Explore the ancient oaks and wild heathland of Sherwood Forest and you will encounter some wonderfully atmospheric scenery. We spoke to local photographer Chris Dale, who has wandered these woodlands throughout the seasons, veering off the beaten track to capture the beauty of this spectacular area with his lens.

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