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  • What's on This Weekend in Nottinghamshire: 21 - 23 December 2018

    What's on This Weekend in Nottinghamshire: 21 - 23 December 2018

    Twas the weekend before Christmas and all through the 'shire people were looking for events to inspire... Oh yes, after weeks of anticipation, finally Christmas weekend is here! If you are visiting family, or nipping to Notts for a day, there's still plenty of things to do in Nottingham to get you in a jolly mood!

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  • Christmas Shopping In Nottingham

    Christmas Shopping In Nottingham

    Still looking for that perfect gift? From high street favourites to designer boutiques and a plethora of cool and quirky independent retailers, Nottingham has everything to make your Christmas shopping merry and bright. 

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  • What’s On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 14 - 16 December 2018

    What’s On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 14 - 16 December 2018

    If you're feeling the Christmas spirit there's lots going on across Nottinghamshire to make the most of this magical time of year, and for those who are still feeling a little more Scrooge than Stanta's elf, we've picked out a few comedic highlights in the hope they bring a smile and raise a chuckle. There are many more events on our What’s On calendar, so be sure to have a gander, or read on to check out some of our favourite things to do this weekend…

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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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  • Winter Walks in Nottinghamshire

    Winter Walks in Nottinghamshire

    Nottinghamshire is stunning at this time of year and a walk in the wintery sun can be just the tonic to combat seasonal blues. Wrap up cosy and take a wander around one of the county's country parks, canals or the iconic Sherwood Forest.

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  • Five minutes with Nick Fraser and Mark Liptrott, creators of Bands FC

    Five minutes with Nick Fraser and Mark Liptrott, creators of Bands FC

    Visit Nottinghamshire headed to the Nottingham Tourism Centre for the opening of the Bands FC exhibition (open from 1 - 14 December). Bands FC is a stunning and innovative art project celebrating two of the world’s favourite things – football and music. They’ve designed over 400 badges incorporating the world’s most popular bands into football’s most iconic club crests, and have gained over 42,000 followers on Twitter since summer 2018. We went to meet the creators of the concept – Nick Fraser and Mark Liptrott – as they were setting up.

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  • Southwell infirmary tour

    A sneak preview of the unexplored Infirmary at Southwell Workhouse

    Whilst the Workhouse has been open for the public to explore since 2002, the adjacent Firbeck Infirmary has remained largely off-limits to the public, save for a small section housing the café and staff offices. In years gone by, this infirmary housed various vulnerable groups including the ill, the mentally infirm, the elderly and children. It hides a wealth of its own stories and secrets within its walls, but has lain empty and untouched for a decade, a century of history gradually fading into the dust. But this is about to change...

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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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  • Rufford Abbey STARS Award

    A visit to Rufford Abbey, winners of the Visitor Attraction of the Year Award

    Last week’s long-awaited, high-profile Nottinghamshire Hospitality STARS Awards 2018 saw some of Nottinghamshire’s finest establishments heading home with impressive new accolades and sparkly trophies.

    This year’s winner of the coveted Visitor Attraction of the Year Award was the lovely Rufford Abbey, so we decided to pop in for a cuppa and a chat about their incredible win.

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