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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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  • All hell breaks loose at National Justice Museum’s Terror Tour

    All hell breaks loose at National Justice Museum’s Terror Tour

    In the run up to the most important day celebrating the ones who passed away, Halloween, National Justice Museum is running its highly popular Terror Tours. We were lucky enough to experience a tour for ourselves and we were definitely not ready for what was waiting for us when we arrived at the museum on one September Friday evening.

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  • Whats On

    What's On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire : 28th - 30th September

    Shopping, exhibitions, live concerts and local legends to explore - what more could you ask from the weekend ahead? As always, we’ve picked five of our favourite events coming up around Nottinghamshire, but don't forget to have a look at our What’s On pages and Things to Do section for lots more ways to spend your weekend!

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  • Autumn in Newstead Abbey

    Make the most of autumn in Nottinghamshire

    Now that the summer has traded its warm rays of sunshine for a crispy autumn breeze, it’s time to start layering your clothes, cosy up by the fire and enjoy a hot chocolate with cream and marshmallows on top. Whether you’re a fan of our good old friend called autumn or not, let’s hope our top tips can help make the most of this colourful season.

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  • Weavers Castle Gate Gin

    Nottingham's Castle Gate Gin

    Unique to Nottingham, with ties to local distillers and inspired by Sherwood Forest, Castle Gate Gin was born in 2017, with its sister flavour, No.17 Castle Gate - a mix imbued with strawberry and lavender following in early 2018. We went along to Weavers Independent Wine & Spirit Merchants to discover more...

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  • Whats On Sept 2018

    What's On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire : 21st - 23rd September

    The weekend is imminent and there is fun to be had in Nottinghamshire! Below we have chosen a few of our favourite events and things to do, from serene lantern-lit garden walks and peaceful boat rides, to striking political exhibitions and fascinating cultural talks - there's much to stimulate the mind and soul this weekend!

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