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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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  • 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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  • Mayflower Pilgrims Nottinghamshire

    Q&A with Dr Anna Scott on the Mayflower Pilgrims

    Pilgrim Country nestles on the crossroads of three English counties; Bassetlaw, south Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. It covers roughly 50 square miles of picturesque villages and charming market towns, where you can walk in the footsteps of our pioneering Mayflower Pilgrims. We sat down with Dr Anna Scott to learn more about the Mayflower Pilgrims and their connection to Nottinghamshire. Read on to find out the fascinating history of the Mayflower Pilgrims and the upcoming 400th year anniversary.

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  • Weirderland at Nottingham Contemporary

    10 Things to do for Families at Nottingham Contemporary this Summer

    There’s lots happening for families this summer at Nottingham Contemporary. Inside their iconic green and gold building embedded with lace, you’ll find eccentric artwork you can wear or sit on, lots of weird and wonderful family activities and crazy optical illusions. So what can you do that makes Nottingham Contemporary a perfect family day out…

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  • Robin Hood's Wheelgate Park

    Cool Down at Robin Hood's Wheelgate This Summer

    What better way to spend one of our sunny days during this summer’s heatwave than at Robin Hood's Wheelgate Park in north Nottinghamshire. Like little keen beans, my children and I headed over to be there for the doors opening at 10am to make the most of the day.

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