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Oct 14, 2022
Get learning some Grafitti!

Draw Across The District This Half Term

The National Civil War Centre team have organised drawing sessions at Newark Castle and Vicar Water Country Park as well as a chance to learn some graffiti art skills at two workshops taking place at the Centre itself.

Oct 12, 2022
the way it flows

Water For The Canal

It is often assumed that canals are just a series of ponds with no current. In fact, there is always a flow. If you watch a feather or a leaf on the water you will see that it moves slowly.

Sep 28, 2022
bigger and better than ever

The Festival of the Horse

Once again, the fields surrounding Belvoir Castle will be filled with magnificent horses of all colours and stripes and their skilful riders for an incredible action-packed weekend of equestrian entertainment. 

Sep 21, 2022
350 Artists, 30 Venues, 5 Charities and 1 Wristband

Nottingham’s Music & Arts Festival Hockley Hustle Returns Bigger and Better Than Ever

350 artists, 30 venues, five charities and one wristband. It all adds up to the return of Hockley Hustle for the first time in three years following a Covid enforced hiatus. 

Sep 18, 2022
Chance to win tickets!

Mark Thomas : 50 Things About Us

The political godfather of UK comedy, Mark Thomas, is back to what he does best; taking down politicians, mucking about, new ideas and finding hope.

Sep 7, 2022
Raising money for the sherwood forest trust

£2500 raised by Forza Garibaldi For The Sherwood Forest Trust

The Sherwood Forest Trust charity – based in the Nottinghamshire village of Edwinstowe – was delighted to receive a donation of over £2500 raised by Forza Garibaldi, the fan-led initiative supporting Nottingham Forest Football Club.

Sep 4, 2022
heatwave miracles

Heatwave Reveals Historic ‘Lost’ Garden At Chatsworth

Once part of the Great Parterre, a level space in the garden occupied by an ornamental arrangement of flower beds and paths, clearly defined patterns can currently be seen by the naked eye under the South Lawn's scorched grass.

Sep 2, 2022
Cable car journey

Commonwealth Queen's Baton Cable Car Ride

The Commonwealth Queen’s Baton took a cable car ride to the Heights of Abraham, this July as part of the countdown to the start of the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Sep 1, 2022
The Local Roundup

Plan To Plant Thousands Of Trees Given £1.7m Boost

Greenwood Community Forest will manage the £1.7m grant through the national Trees for Climate programme, which the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is funding.