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  • Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

    Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

    If you're struggling to work out the perfect treat to give your beau, never fear. Nottinghamshire has a plethora of independent shopping gems that are just waiting to be discovered, so read on and get inspired!

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  • What's on in Nottinghamshire September 2018

    What's On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 24 - 26 January 2020

    As the nights get slowly lighter and the mornings a little brighter we’re feeling in the mood to get out and explore. Luckily, there are plenty of great events taking place across Nottinghamshire this weekend, from a fantastic music festival which will take over venues across the city to delightfully frightful evenings at the theatre and after-dark adventures on horseback. 

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  • What's on this weekend in Nottinghamshire: 17 - 19 January 2020

    What's on this weekend in Nottinghamshire: 17 - 19 January 2020

    After the bright lights and indulgence of the festive season, January can feel like a long and sometimes dreary month. Thankfully, we've got a great round-up of exciting cultural and creative events to help you shake off the winter blues and welcome in the new decade in style.

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  • Trying out the breakfast at 200 Degrees Coffee

    Trying out the breakfast at 200 Degrees Coffee

    We've known for some time that 200 Degrees Coffee is one of the best places in town to grab coffee, lunch or a sweet treat, but what about their breakfast offer? Visit Notts couldn't resist dropping in for a visit on a dreary Tuesday morning to try it out, and we weren't disappointed.

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  • Can Visit Nottinghamshire beat Escapologic at their own game?

    Can Visit Nottinghamshire beat Escapologic at their own game?

    Escape rooms, for one reason or another, have experienced a surge in popularity in the last decade. Perhaps it’s because we love to watch others struggling with complex challenges, perplexing puzzles and ludicrous labyrinths on television (The Crystal Maze, anyone?) howling at the screen while the frantic, fumbling participants crack under pressure. But could you do a better job?

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  • What's On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 2 - 3 March 2019

    What's On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 2 - 3 March 2019

    Spring has well and truly sprung! There's loads of excellent events and things to do this weekend in Nottinghamshire, from concerts and comedy gigs to table tennis championships and town tours. Take a look at our five favourite events coming up, and don't forget there's plenty more going on in our What's On calender. 

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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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  • focus gallery

    A bright new look for Derby Road’s Focus Gallery

    Visit Nottinghamshire never passes up an opportunity to explore Derby Road, so when we heard that Focus Gallery had reopened following a major refurbishment over Christmas, we were determined to be the first through the doors to see the new look. We headed over to meet the owner, Antonia Disney, for a cuppa and a sneak peek at some of the latest artwork.

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