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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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  • The Hockley Arts Club, hidden bar in Nottingham

    Daring décor, delicious dishes and divine drinks: the Hockley Arts Club

    Tucked away at the end of an unassuming alleyway, Visit Nottinghamshire have long considered the Hockley Arts Club to be something of a hidden gem – treasured by savvy, in-the-know locals and overlooked by everyone else, the sort of place a friend might smugly introduce you to - but in truth it’s one of Nottingham’s worst-kept secrets these days.

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  • The Hockley Arts Club, hidden bar in Nottingham

    Daring décor, delicious dishes and divine drinks: the Hockley Arts Club

    Tucked away at the end of an unassuming alleyway, Visit Nottinghamshire have long considered the Hockley Arts Club to be something of a hidden gem – treasured by savvy, in-the-know locals and overlooked by everyone else, the sort of place a friend might smugly introduce you to - but in truth it’s one of Nottingham’s worst-kept secrets these days.

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  • Celebrating Chinese New Year in style with COSMO

    Celebrating Chinese New Year in style with COSMO

    There’s no denying that all-you-can-eat buffets have a certain special place in our collective cultural psyche. Huge appetite? Buffet. Can’t choose? Buffet. Picky eater? Buffet. And then, of course, there’s the age-old question of how to approach it. Should you stick to one cuisine at a time or is it acceptable to dump a crazy cultural mash-up on your plate? 

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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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  • Zaap away those winter blues

    Zaap away those winter blues

    On the hunt for something to drag us well and truly out of our drowsy, post-Christmas slump, Visit Nottinghamshire headed to Zaap Thai Street Food, hoping to find a warm welcome to chase away the cold, and strong, fiery flavours to banish the January blues.

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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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