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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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  • Newark Nottinghamshire

    Things To Do in Newark Ahead of The Festival

    Summer is almost upon us, and that means it’s festival season! Now in its eighth year, Newark Festival is back with a stellar line-up of stars. On Saturday 15 June, in the beautiful setting of Riverside Park, ticket holders will get to enjoy headline act Razorlight, along with Lightning Seeds and The Feeling.

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  • Walk in the footsteps of the Mayflower Pilgrims

    Walk in the footsteps of the Mayflower Pilgrims

    Most of us heard about the Mayflower and its epic journey to the New World which took place in 1620, but not as many can say exactly what is the Mayflower Pilgrims’ connection to Nottinghamshire and how it all began.

    As part of this year’s English Tourism Week we’d like to bring the history to life and help you walk in the footsteps of the Mayflower Pilgrims, who are considered the founding fathers and mothers of the modern-day America.

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  • Family Cycling

    OVO Energy Tour of Britain Stage 7 : Things to Do in North Nottinghamshire

    Surrounded by The Dukeries and the home of the legendary Sherwood Forest, North Nottinghamshire is a beautiful part of the country. With expansive countryside, an array of interesting and exciting attractions to visit and excellent cycle routes popular with every level of cyclist, this area is waiting to be explored. If you're visiting for the OVO Energy Tour of Britain, why not have a browse of the list below and see if anything takes your fancy.

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  • Things to do this weekend, 7-9 June 2013

    Things to do this weekend, 7-9 June 2013

    Summer has finally arrived in Nottingham with international cricket already taking place at Trent Bridge this week and the final weekend of the Nottingham Festival of Tennis taking place. We’ll kic..

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