Most National Trust properties inspire thoughts of historic mansions, wealth and grandeur. However, tucked away in a private cul-de-sac in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, you’ll find Mr Straw’s House; the National Trust’s first small domestic property, acquired in 1990.
The Rollo Academy of Performing Arts 50th anniversary show will see current and former students come together to perform the school’s most iconic dance, song and musical numbers created over the last five decades to pay tribute to the school’s founder Miss Susan Rollo, who was herself once invited to dance in front of Princess Margaret.
Plínio Fernandes and Braimah Kanneh-Mason (2 Feb, The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham) Following their sold-out debut collaboration at the noisenights summer residency last year, Brazilian classical guitarist Plínio Fernandes and violinist Braimah Kanneh-Mason return for a UK noisenights tour. Celebrating Plínio’s South American heritage, the programme features a set of rare guitar and violin duets written by musicians from Serbia, Italy, Argentina, Spain, and beyond. Image: Braimah Kanneh-Mason, courtesy of John Davis. Through The Noise... Just over two years after their firs...
We are honoured to present an event that celebrates the dragon, a significant symbol for this year's Lunar New Year. We invite families to join us for a week of cultural appreciation, enjoying the outdoors and creating memories in our tranquil setting.
The Unconventional Wedding Fair is coming to Nottingham on Sunday 25th February 2024. It's perfect for couples looking to do things a little different or even a fully themed wedding day!
Taking place in the stunning venue located on the top floor of the iconic 1 The Island Quarter building, and offering panoramic views across the city, the upcoming schedule offers a selection of premium ticketed events.
There’s loads of music concerts, top family shows and elite sporting contests coming up at Nottingham Motorpoint Arena to put a sparkle in the festive calendar and provide that all important gifting inspiration. Hip-hop royalty Ice Cube & Cypress Hill; living legend Tom Jones and world-class rock act Killer Queen bring the noise in December with the spectacular arena-sized pantomime Peter Pan, Strictly Come Dancing Live and much more in store for 2024.
A Christmas Celebration on Monday 18 December, sees the Southwell Festival Voices join forces with director Marcus Farnsworth and narrator Simone Ibbett-Brown to share carols old and new in a stunning and atmospheric sequence of poetry and music celebrating the joy of Christmas.
On the weekend of 16th/17th September 2023 it will be sixty (60) years since Avro Vulcan XM594 entered operational RAF service with the Vulcan Wing at RAF Scampton, just north of Lincoln. Some twenty (20) years later, in February 1983, XM594 was retired from service and joined the Newark Air Museum. To mark the anniversary, the museum is hosting a two-day event, which will allow visitors to get close access to the aircraft, and the chance to talk to former Vulcan air and ground crews who help look after the aircraft at the museum. In addition there will be free to attend talks by former Vu...