Spectacular circus show comes to Nottingham venue

Cirque Berserk!, the big and bold theatre circus spectacular, will be coming to Nottingham for one week later this month.

Sam's sketch from a Mansfield Town match that has captured the imagination of Stags supporters.

Budding artist scores with sketch of Stags match

The World Cup is all about winning and losing. But for Mansfield-based football fan Sam Edwards, it’s about drawing too.

An artist's impression of the new adventure playground at Rufford Abbey.

New adventure playground at Rufford Abbey explores the ages

From the Tudors through to Shakespeare, an historic theme has been given to an exciting, new adventure playground at Rufford Abbey country park.

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Tasty treats in store at Clumber Festival Of Food and Drink

Dan Doherty and Chris Bavin (pictured) will make their debut at this year’s Festival of Food and Drink, held at Clumber Park on September 15-16.

Professional costumier Anne Ryan speaking to some of the sewing volunteers about the design of a tunic.

Volunteers wanted to wear Robin Hood outfits at visitor centre

The team set to run the new visitor centre at Sherwood Forest when it opens this summer are looking for some extra-special volunteers who are prepared to look the part.

Guests Rob and Sue Pasierb in Venetian masks.

Charity cheer at Inner Wheel ladies’ masquerade ball

Fun, friendship and fundraising were the key to a successful masquerade charity ball held by the ladies of the Inner Wheel Club of Warsop.

Get your tickets for ballet classic at Palace Theatre

Get your tickets for ballet classic at Palace Theatre

Come and see Ballet Theatre UK perform one of the most enchanting love stories of all time, Beauty and the Beast.

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Are you ready for the arrival of The Monster at Nottingham venue?

The Monster dares you to let loose your inner child as the ultimate bouncy castle experience announces a full UK tour, stopping in Nottingham from July 20-22.

Nottinghamshire's military museum at Thoresby Park.

Popular military museum marks First World War centenary

Thousands of visitors are expected to flock to Nottinghamshire’s military museum at Thoresby this year to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

A scene from the 15th Dance Festival at Sutton Community Academy.

Youngsters’ dance festival is huge success

More than 130 youngsters from across Sutton delighted a sell-out audience at a successful event celebrating dance.

Jamie Croshaw with his book and one of its stars, his own seven-year-old daughter Darcey, at Edwinstowe Fire Station, where he works. (PHOTO BY:  Alex Skennerton, of Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service)

Firefighter turns his hand to writing children’s stories

Making up bedtime stories for his young daughter could lead to a new career for Mansfield Woodhouse firefighter Jamie Croshaw.


In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

Childfren's favourite, Milkshake! Live, featuring Bob The Builder and Noddy.

Variety of shows to open new year at Palace Theatre

From panto, 60s music and Bob The Builder to opera, ballet and ‘Dad’s Army’.

The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

Find out here when your wheelie-bins will be emptied over the Christmas and New Year holiday.

Opening times and bin-collection schedule for Christmas holiday

Mansfield District Council has announced all its key opening and closing times for the Christmas and New Year holiday, as well as its revised timetable for wheelie-bin collections. Here is the full rundown:

Youngsters from High Oakham Primary School in Mansfield with their shoeboxes.

Schools send Christmas spirit to needy children around the world

An amazing total of 1,112 shoeboxes, packed with Christmas gifts, have winged their way to needy parts of the world, thanks to schools in the Mansfield area.

City Centre Christmas Tree in City Square

XMAS CITY GUIDE: 21 things you must go see in Leeds this Christmas

Leeds city centre has been turned into a Winter Moments wonderland with 21 dazzling installations that have got to be seen this Christmas - thanks to LeedsBID and Welcome to Leeds.

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VIDEO: New £5m Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre is taking shape

Work is well under way on creating the new Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre at Edwinstowe, which is costing more than £5 million.

Santa arrives with his reindeer and elves to turn on the Christmas lights at the McArthurGlen East Midlands designer outlet. (PHOTO BY: Jason Chadwick)

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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