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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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    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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  • Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Nottinghamshire

    Where to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Nottinghamshire

    The Year of the Pig is almost here, and we can't wait to start celebrating. Nottingham is ready to welcome Chinese New Year in style with a host of events and things to do throughout the end of January and part of February. Keep on reading to discover our selection of top go-to places and things to do if you’re looking for a great start to the new year.

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  • Nottingham Pays Tribute to Suffragette Helen Watts

    Nottingham Pays Tribute to Suffragette Helen Watts

    14th December 2018 marks the date in British history when some women were able to go to the ballot boxes for the first time and cast their vote in the General Election after the passing of the Representation of People Act. Exactly 100 years later, Nottingham pays tribute to suffragette Helen Kirkpatrick Watts with the unveiling of a stone plaque in the city’s Arboretum to celebrate her involvement and achievements.

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  • The Madness of George III

    Theatre Review: The Madness of George III at Nottingham Playhouse

    The Madness of George III is a triumph for both Nottingham Playhouse in their 70th anniversary year and Adam Penford in his first year as Artistic Director. Rarely does a production so effectively take the audience on a journey from laugh-out-loud hilarity to heart-wrenching horror and back again with such style and ease.

    If the success of The Crown and the tabloid frenzy surrounding recent Royal weddings is any indication, our collective interest in the inherent theatre of the Monarchy, the conflict between public and private life, remains as strong as ever.

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