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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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  • The Hockley Arts Club, hidden bar in Nottingham

    Off The Beaten Track - Discovering Nottinghamshire's Hidden Gems

    A little venture off the beaten track can lead to unique encounters and rewards, so indulge your curiosity with a trip to Nottingham’s lesser known, but ever-so-intriguing attractions. Too often these hidden gems remain the reserve solely of those in the know, and while you may not have heard of them before, we’re certain that once you visit, you’ll be glad you did.

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  • What's On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 15 - 17 February 2019

    What's On This Weekend In Nottinghamshire: 15 - 17 February 2019

    Love in most certainly in the air in Nottinghamshire this weekend, with Valentine’s Day fast approaching. The pressure’s on for many of us to come up with something spectacularly romantic and thoughtful to impress a loved one, so if you’re looking for unique ideas for things to do, then relinquish those red roses and chuck away the chocolates because Visit Nottinghamshire have got you covered.

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  • Don't Miss These Highlights Of Nottingham Light Night 2019

    Don't Miss These Highlights Of Nottingham Light Night 2019

    The ever-enchanting Light Night sees the city come alive with illuminations, installations and inspired performances. This year’s delights are all inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 spaceflight and landing of the first man on the moon. With so much going on, we’ve selected a few favourites and things not to be missed to guide you though the city on this most magical of evenings.

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    New Year's Eve in Nottingham

    If you've yet to make plans for New Years Eve, there are plenty of events in Nottingham to see 2019 in with style. Take a look at our favourite five... 

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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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