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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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  • Canalhouse Beer Garden

    The Best Beer Gardens in Nottingham

    A good beer garden is one of our favourite places to be when the sun is shining, and luckily for us Nottingham has a great selection in its midst. Tucked behind our bars and pubs there are yards, rooftops, canal banks and terraces which have been cleverly transformed into lovely spaces, perfect for whiling away summer days, meeting friends, and of course enjoying a pint with the sun on your skin. Have a look at some of our favourites below...

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  • Who needs Dry January when you can do Tryanuary?

    Who needs Dry January when you can do Tryanuary?

    Nottingham’s association with great beer goes way back. In 1752 its celebrity was cemented in a popular ballad, the chorus of which boldly declares ‘no liquor on earth like Nottingham Ale’. For Tryanuary we wanted to share a few of Nottingham’s brilliant breweries continuing our rich heritage, and where to sample their tasty tipples.

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  • Eat Local this Christmas - Festive Food Recommendations from Harker's Farm Shop

    Eat Local this Christmas - Festive Food Recommendations from Harker's Farm Shop

    Nestled in the pretty rural enclave of Clipston-On-The-Wolds in the Nottinghamshire countryside lies a hidden gem renowned by those in the know, including many top Midlands restaurants, for their exceptional produce. At the heart of the picturesque Blackberry Farm lies Harker’s Farm Shop, one of the most highly regarded butchers in the country, selling meat raised with the highest standards of traditional stockmanship in the surrounding fields. We caught up with the family-run buiness to get some recommendations for the Christmas dinner table. 

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  • A Warm Welcome to Nottingham Winter Wonderland

    A Warm Welcome to Nottingham Winter Wonderland

    Much to our delight, Nottingham Winter Wonderland is back, and this year things are bigger and better than ever before. The crowds turned up in their hundreds for the grand opening and Christmas lights switch-on yesterday, and we were privileged to be among them to get a first look around this incredible Christmas attraction.

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  • Castle Rock Brewery

    A visit to Castle Rock Brewery after their double win at the STARS Awards

    Castle Rock Brewery certainly have plenty to celebrate this month. Not only did they win the Sustainable Tourism Award at the Nottinghamshire Hospitality STARS Awards, but the Canalhouse scooped the prestigious Tourism Pub of the Year Award. We can’t resist dropping by for a chat; the Sustainable Tourism Award is arguably the most important of all and we’re intrigued to know how they did it.

    We meet with Liv Auckland, Brand and Communications Manager, and Pete McWilliam, Head of Property, Maintenance and Technical Services.

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