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Christmas spirit alive and well at Garibaldi’s first lights switch-on

Community spirit came to the fore when the Garibaldi Road area of Mansfield held its first Christmas lights switch-on.

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Hazel Clark and her winning Chrtistmas card at the presentation ceremony with (from left) art teacher Emma Gladwin, mum Verity Timms, stepdad Chris Woodhouse, MP Gloria De Piero and Vic Handley, from Van Elle.

MP’s Christmas cards designed by 12-year-old Kirkby schoolgirl

An eyecatching festive design created by an 12-year-old schoolgirl has been chosen by Kirkby’s MP for her official Christmas card.

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Christmas fair at Oaklands Centre

Christmas fair at Oaklands Centre

The Oaklands Centre, based on Oakfield Lane, Warsop, is the venue for a Christmas Fair on Saturday, December 3.

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Sutton Ramblers head to Langsett

Sutton Ramblers head to Langsett

Sunday December 4 is the date for the latest Sutton Rambling Club walk.

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Museum’s Christmas market in Mansfield

Museum’s Christmas market in Mansfield

Mansfield Museum Christmas Market is back for its 11 year.

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Lots to enjoy at Winterfest event

Lots to enjoy at Winterfest event

Come along to Thoresby Courtyard’s Winterfest Arts and Craft weekend on Saturday and Sunday, November 26-27.

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THE BIG SWITCH-ON -- eight-year-old Jaidon Boucher switches on the lights.

Thousands flock to spectacular lights switch-on event as Christmas arrives in Mansfield

Christmas arrived in Mansfield with a bang on Sunday when more than 8,000 people flocked to the town centre for the annual lights switch-on spectacular.

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Jaidon Boucher joins Mansfield 103.2 breakfast show presenter Katie Trinder in the studio.

All you need to know about Mansfield’s big Christmas lights switch-on

An eight-year-old boy is looking forward to a “once-in-a-lifetime” experience when he switches on Mansfield’s Christmas lights.

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A PLACE IN LOCAL HISTORY -- the ruins of the well-preserved Rufford Abbey, which dates back to the 12th century.

Boost for historic tourist attraction Rufford Abbey Country Park

One of the most popular tourist attractions in the Mansfield area is set to be improved after its commercial operations were passed into the hands of a leisure provider.

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Disney On Ice presents Frozen

REVIEW: Disney on Ice presents Frozen is a truly magical show

It’s a match made in heaven - Disney on Ice and Frozen - and it was everything you would imagine and more.

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Glittering array of talent as Lustre returns

Lustre is back at Nottingham Lakeside Arts and 2016 looks set to be one of its biggest and best yet.

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Ballet aces at the Palace Theatre

Ballet aces at the Palace Theatre

Join Ballet Theatre UK for their passionate and innovative recreation of the world’s greatest love story, Romeo and Juliet, at Mansfield’s Palace Theatre on Sunday, November 13.

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DISNEY ON ICE: Star skater tells all about Frozen show

DISNEY ON ICE: Star skater tells all about Frozen show

Mickey and Minnie’s next trip to Nottingham is getting closer.

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City festival is made of the write stuff

Hot on the heels of Bonfire Night, Nottingham Festival of Literature will light up the literary skies and fire imaginations with a programme of inspiring book readings, launches, writing workshops, talks and events from November 8-13.

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Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Interactive fun in QUAD exhibition

An ongoing exhibition in QUAD, Derby, feature an interactive exploration game using augmented reality where real and digital worlds collide.

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Breakdancing scene is on big screen at QUAD

Breakdancing scene is on big screen at QUAD

The local hip hop and break-dancing scene from the 1980s is explored in a new documentary film screening at QUAD in November.

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New kids’ ballet at Theatre Royal

New kids’ ballet at Theatre Royal

Northern Ballet will perform its new ballet for children, Goldilocks & the Three Bears, at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal, as part of an extensive national tour.

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Aida print by Ralph Steadman

Win a £550 print of Ralph Steadman’s painting

Here is your chance to win a £550 print of Ralph Steadman’s painting of Aida - personally signed by the artist.

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Steve Backshall

REVIEW: Steve Backshall’s Wild World is one of nature’s finest

If you ever wanted to know how to hypnotize a shark, then this is the show for you.

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FESTIVAL FANCIES -- smiles from behind the counter at one of the many food stalls at the Bramley Apple Festival. (PHOTO BY: Richard Jarvis)

Bramley Apple Festival tickles the tastebuds at Southwell Minster

The annual Bramley Apple Food and Drink Festival at Southwell Minster tickled the tastebuds of hundreds of visitors.

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