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Christmas arrives in style, complete with pit for snowball fights!

A giant pit, where families can enjoy playful snowball-fights, is a sparkling Christmas attraction this year at one of the most popular shopping venues in the district.

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Barnsley's own 'Queen of Egypt' TV star Prof Joann Fletcher

PREVIEW: Ancient Egypt comes to Barnsley with study workshops

Ancient Egypt fans in Yorkshire are to get the chance of a lifetime to spend up to three days studing the fascinating subject with the region's own TV experts Prof Joann Fletcher & Dr Stephen Buckley.

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Green groups hold Sherwood summit to mark historic anniversary

Green groups hold Sherwood summit to mark historic anniversary

Environmentalists from across Nottinghamshire came together to mark the 800th anniversary of the Charter of the Forest.

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Queen of Crime exhibition at Mansfield Museum

Queen of Crime exhibition at Mansfield Museum

A new exhibition at Mansfield Museum continues until November 18.

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See Ugly Duckling kids’ ballet when it comes to area

See Ugly Duckling kids’ ballet when it comes to area

Northern Ballet’s original pioneering ballet for children, Ugly Duckling, is to return to stages across the country with an extensive tour throughout spring 2018. The production will run from May to June 2018, visiting more than 20 theatres, including Buxton Opera House on May 26, Derby Theatre on May 31, and Mansfield Palace Theatre on June 5.

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PAW Patrol's Marshall is attending Mansfield's Christmas lights switch-on.

Children’s TV star lined up for Mansfield Christmas lights switch on

A top children’s TV star has been lined up for Mansfield’s Christmas lights switch-on event.
Marshall, from PAW Patrol, will be appearing at Four Seasons shopping centre at 2pm, before heading to the stage show in Market Place from 3.25pm during the event on Sunday, November 19.

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A vintage fire-engine, which will be among the vehicles on display at the second Mansfield Car Show.

Vintage vehicles on display at second Mansfield Car Show

Dozens of vintage vehicles will be on display when Mansfield hosts its second car show on the Market Place on Sunday, October 22.

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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: World's 'oldest fish supper' revealed at Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire exhibition in Barnsley

The world's oldest fish supper - believed to be 3,500 years old - has gone on display in the heartland of fish and chips as part of a new Ancient Egypt in Yorkshire exhibition in Barnsley.
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Mansfield 103.2 engineer Graham Collis and Jodie Henshaw, of Mansfield Museum, with one of the portable transistor radios on show at the exhibition. (PHOTO BY: Rachel Atkins).

Days of pirate radio revived by Mansfield Museum exhibition

In this high-tech, digital age of fast downloads and streaming, it’s hard to believe that we once had to snuggle up to portable transistor radios to catch our favourite music on pirate stations.

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Big push to welcome Tour of Britain to Mansfield

Business and residents are being encouraged to get involved when the Tour of Britain visits Nottinghamshire.

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Crafy kids and curious crocodiles at library near Mansfield

Youngsters got crafty at a themed craft session at a library near Mansfield

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Leeds City Varieties staging the Good Old Days December 1968

Nostalgia on Tuesday: City’s life on stage

To enjoy a play in the early 18th century, Leeds residents would have been drawn to yards belonging to the Talbot or Rose and Crown Inns on Briggate.

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Glapwell Carnival a huge success

Organisers have hailed the success of the annual Glapwell Carnival after thousands of people flocked to enjoy the event.

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Mansfields new MP, Ben Bradley (right), meets arts, heritage and tourism minister John Glen to discuss Mansfields bid to create a mining museum.

MP steps up his support for mining museum in Mansfield

Mansfield’s new MP has stepped up his efforts to help the town create its own mining museum.

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Students in good voice at the 'Arts Beat' show.

Spectacular show by creative arts students at academies

Stars of the future in music, film, TV and theatre might well have been on parade at an inaugural ‘Arts Beat’ event held in Mansfield.

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Ali MacGraw, Ryan O'Neal

Nottingham dates are off as Love Letters tour is cancelled

The UK tour of Love Letters, due to visit the Theatre Royal Nottingham from November 27-December 2, has had to be cancelled.

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Erin Chamberlain decorating a mug for her father Shaun.

Mansfield youngsters get ‘buzzy’ for Father’s Day

Youngsters at a Mansfield shopping centre got “buzzy” to mark Father’s Day.

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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire.
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SKYPE VIDEO: Fashion blogger Susie Bubble inspires women tech creators at Leeds International Festival

Girl power comes to Leeds International Festival when fashion blogger Susie Bubble joins a panel inspiring more women to become tech creators.
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Association president and retired miner Eric Eaton with one of the artefacts that have already been collected for the museum.

Appeal launched for help to create mining museum in Mansfield

An appeal has been launched for funds to create a mining museum, complete with a virtual-reality experience, in the centre of Mansfield.

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