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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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    New Year's Eve in Nottingham

    If you've yet to make plans for New Years Eve, there are plenty of events in Nottingham to see 2019 in with style. Take a look at our favourite five... 

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  • Out of the Ordinary Last Minute Christmas Gifts

    Out of the Ordinary Last Minute Christmas Gifts

    If you're starting to get that creeping sense of dread when you realise Christmas is just days away and you’ve still got gifts to buy - fear not. Don’t panic buy toiletries that will be left to languish, unused and unloved on the shelf, and banish thoughts of boring scented candles and socks. We’ve put together a guide to awesome last minute Christmas gifts that are anything but ordinary.  

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  • What's on This Weekend in Nottinghamshire: 21 - 23 December 2018

    What's on This Weekend in Nottinghamshire: 21 - 23 December 2018

    Twas the weekend before Christmas and all through the 'shire people were looking for events to inspire... Oh yes, after weeks of anticipation, finally Christmas weekend is here! If you are visiting family, or nipping to Notts for a day, there's still plenty of things to do in Nottingham to get you in a jolly mood!

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  • Nottingham Pays Tribute to Suffragette Helen Watts

    Nottingham Pays Tribute to Suffragette Helen Watts

    14th December 2018 marks the date in British history when some women were able to go to the ballot boxes for the first time and cast their vote in the General Election after the passing of the Representation of People Act. Exactly 100 years later, Nottingham pays tribute to suffragette Helen Kirkpatrick Watts with the unveiling of a stone plaque in the city’s Arboretum to celebrate her involvement and achievements.

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