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  • What’s on this weekend in Nottinghamshire: 25 – 27 October 2019

    What’s on this weekend in Nottinghamshire: 25 – 27 October 2019

    By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes… It’s the season of the supernatural and there’s a host of hauntingly good events, fearsome festivities and spine-tingling attractions across Nottinghamshire as we get into the Halloween spirit. If that isn’t your bag of tricks, never fear, there’s plenty of other great events happening this weekend without a pumpkin or horrifying Halloween play-on-words in sight.

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  • Halloween in Nottinghamshire

    Family-friendly Halloween Events in Nottinghamshire

    With bats and black cats, tricks and treats and Halloween right around the corner, it’s time to embrace the wicked ways of Nottinghamhsire. To help you through the month of bogeymen and broomsticks we’ve compiled a list of family-fun events for little monsters and their grown ups to enjoy.

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  • A Mis-Guided Tour of Newark

    A Mis-Guided Tour of Newark

    The pretty market town of Newark-on-Trent has a rich and riveting history, but on the brand-new Mis-Guided Tour by Professor Bryan tour you’ll need your wits about you to decipher just what is part of the historical record and which fanciful titbits have been added to the tales by your enigmatic guide. Intrigued by such an unusual concept and always happy to spend a day exploring Newark, we hot-footed it over to find out if we could spot fact from fiction on a special preview of this alternative walking tour. 

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  • Southwell infirmary tour

    A sneak preview of the unexplored Infirmary at Southwell Workhouse

    Whilst the Workhouse has been open for the public to explore since 2002, the adjacent Firbeck Infirmary has remained largely off-limits to the public, save for a small section housing the café and staff offices. In years gone by, this infirmary housed various vulnerable groups including the ill, the mentally infirm, the elderly and children. It hides a wealth of its own stories and secrets within its walls, but has lain empty and untouched for a decade, a century of history gradually fading into the dust. But this is about to change...

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  • Discover Nottingham's Local Superstars This Small Business Saturday

    Discover Nottingham's Local Superstars This Small Business Saturday

    Small Business Saturday takes place on the first Saturday of December each year, a grassroots campaign to support and celebrate all things independent. For one day, why not boycott the big brands and bring genuine joy to someone by supporting their enterprises and pick up some great gifts or a treat for yourself in the process. From specialist shops offering original and unusual finds, to quirky bars and charming cafes, exploring some of Nottingham's plethora of great independent businesses will give you a real taste of Nottingham's spirit.

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  • What’s On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 1 - 2 December

    What’s On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 1 - 2 December

    We’re definitely feeling the Christmas spirit as we approach advent, and there are plenty of events across Nottinghamshire to get you in good cheer as the festive season starts. Throughout December some of our most scenic country houses, castles and ducal estates are transformed with Christmas magic and host some fabulously festive events, including Wollaton Hall, Newstead Abbey, Chatsworth House and Bolsover Castle to name but a few.

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  • Nottingham Contemporary Christmas craft fair

    An Arty Christmas: shop for unique gifts across two fab Christmas craft fairs

    Why trudge around the same old shops, looking at the same old stuff, listening to the same old songs in a monotonous procession of consumerism, all in the name of Christmas gift giving? This year, let’s banish the boring and banal in favour of something brilliantly bespoke, support independent designers and makers, and enjoy the experience to boot! Coming up in Nottingham next weekend there’s not one but two brilliant Art and Design fairs to tempt you.   

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  • Amazing exhibitions, unearthed treasures and more at Nottingham Lakeside Arts

    Amazing exhibitions, unearthed treasures and more at Nottingham Lakeside Arts

    There’s always something interesting happening at Nottingham Lakeside Arts, the University of Nottingham's unique public arts centre and museum. In addition to an eclectic programme of music, dance, theatre and family events, their free to enter museum and gallery host varied visual art shows and special collections. We took a trip over to find out more about their latest exhibition.

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