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  • What’s On This Weekend in Nottinghamshire: 26 – 28 April 2019

    What’s On This Weekend in Nottinghamshire: 26 – 28 April 2019

    If you’ve got the back-to-work blues after the scorching, sunny  Easter break, don’t despair - at least it’s just a 4-day week to endure before the next weekend to enjoy. There’s so much to look forward to in Nottinghamshire, from iconic film screenings to inspired poetry events and free days out throughout the county courtesy of BBC Radio Nottingham.

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  • The Demon Barber of Long Row: puzzles and pies at Nottingham’s newest escape room

    The Demon Barber of Long Row: puzzles and pies at Nottingham’s newest escape room

    There’s no escaping the fact that Nottingham’s escape room scene is absolutely thriving. Nottingham’s appetite is so great that even Pieminister – famed, of course, for their scrumptious pies and tongue-in-cheek wordplay – want a slice of the action. 'The Demon Barber’ is an inspiered a Sweeney Todd themed escapology experience that Visit Nottinghamshire simply had to try out. 

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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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