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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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  • Lace Market apartments penthouse

    Living the high life in the Lace Market Apartments Penthouse

    Nottingham's Lace Market is the ideal place for a city break, and where better than the Lace Market Apartments, right in the centre of it all? Visit Nottinghamshire had heard a tale or two about the legendary penthouse suite, so we headed in for a sneak peek.

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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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  • belvoir castle

    Experiencing the brand-new attractions at Belvoir Castle

    Exciting things are afoot at Belvoir Castle. They’ve just launched their biggest season in a decade, with a packed visitor programme following the opening of the £2.5m artisan shopping village, the opening of the castle’s underground tunnels and the introduction of a series of characters to bring its thousand-year history to life - so off we went to see for ourselves.

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  • antonia focus gallery

    Love local: Focus Gallery, Nottingham's oldest surviving independent gallery

    In our brand-new 'love local' blog series, we're celebrating the wonderful people behind Nottinghamshire's local, independent businesses. We’re continuing the series with a guest blog from Antonia Disney, the owner of Focus Gallery, Nottingham’s oldest surviving independent gallery, and recently home to Nottingham Jewellery School.

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