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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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  • 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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  • Bolsover Greatest Show

    The Greatest Show at Bolsover Castle

    The perfect outing to get into the autumn spirit, Bolsover Castle's Greatest Show was an enchanting concoction of firey feats, jaunty characters and comforting autumnal treats.

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  • Goose Fair

    Goose Fair: Eat | Play | Stay in Nottingham

    Goose Fair soon returns for its whopping 735th year in Nottingham, bringing the sights, smells, and sounds of one of the biggest and oldest funfairs in Europe to the Forest Recreation Ground. Opening on Wednesday 2nd October, the fair runs until Sunday 6th, so why not make a weekend of it? We've rounded up some of the best places to eat, drink, play and stay during your visit.

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  • Goose Fair

    The Fantastic History of Goose Fair

    Roll up! Roll up! Come and experience the sensational lights and thrilling delights of one of Europe’s oldest and largest travelling fairs! Yes, that’s right ladies and gentlemen, Nottingham’s Goose Fair returns to the pretty green plains of the Forest Recreation Ground between the 2nd and 6th of October.

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  • Tots Zone at the National Ice Centre

    Tots Zone at the National Ice Centre

    I was vaguely regretting arranging to go ice skating, or rather TELLING the children that we would be going ice skating when they woke up at the crack of dawn to remind us that we were going. Next time I won’t be so silly! There will be a next time because to say the Tots Zone was a success, would be an understatement!

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  • Nets Kingdom, Sherwood Pines Go Ape

    Tree Top Adventures at Go Ape's Nets Kingdom

    If you go down to the woods today, you’re in for a big surprise… The all new Nets Kingdom at Sherwood Pines! A welcome addition to the Go Ape family which already includes two different tree top adventures and a forest Segway experience. I was lucky enough to take my ‘tribe’ to try out this exciting activity earlier this month...

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