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Suede Bar hosts Ladies of the Blues tour date

Ladies Of The Blues is a show featuring Elles Bailey, Gabriella Jones and Amy Khonsari, and it can be seen at Nottingham’s Suede Bar on Tuesday, May 2.

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Walter Trout.

Sheffield show for blues star Walter Trout

Veteran American blues guitarist singer and songwriter Walter Trout is on fire right now.

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Spanish slug (Arion vulgaris).

Deviant sex-lives of stealth ‘super-slugs’ sparks invasion of Nottinghamshire gardens - and we can’t stop them

It’s been called ‘a slime wave’ in the national media, with reports that 500 billion slugs are set to invade our gardens, after a mild winter created perfect breeding conditions.

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The Band From County Hell in action.

Celtic rockers from Hell set for Doncaster show

Award-winning Celtic rockers – and veterans of more than 2,000 live performances – are set to wow fans when they perform in Doncaster.

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Sticky BBQ chicken wings. Photo by Jason Ingram.

Fancy a snack?

With another long weekend coming up, how about serving this up to your family? It’s quick and easy to prepare.

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Chef Karl Tyler plates up

FOOD: Private chef takes all the stress out of throwing a dinner party.

Fancy hosting a dinner party without having to toil over a hot store? Find out what our reviewer thought when a private chef took our his family kitchen for a night...

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Cookery school event to explore the future of food

Cookery school event to explore the future of food

Leading experts, writers, nutritionists and cooks will gather near Worksop for Food for Thought – an event looking at the future of food in Britain.

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Rhododendron Dopey provides long-lasting colour to your garden

Guest column: Potted plants make gardening easy and rewarding

Container gardens are not just about putting a few pansies in a pot.

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Sheffield band High Hazels.

Sheffield band celebrate Record Store Day

Sheffield favourites High Hazels will mark Record Store Day with a special set.

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American soul singer Tommy Hunt.

Sheffield show for soul star Tommy Hunt

Veteran soul star Tommy Hunt is preparing for a special Sheffield show.

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PREVIEW: Plenty for opera fans to enjoy

PREVIEW: Plenty for opera fans to enjoy

Opera fans around the region, who don’t mind a bit of travel, have a varied line-up of productions to suit all musical tastes, writes Tony Spittles.

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Chocolate bars

Top of the Chocs: Dairy Milk most popular Easter chocolate in Notts

As the Easter eggs roll onto the shelves, old favourite Cadbury’s Dairy Milk has been named as Nottinghamshire’s most popular chocolate to have for Easter, beating Galaxy into second place and soaring away from Snickers, Ferrero Rocher and Caramel who made up the top five.
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Nottinghamshire folk spend more on their gardens than the rest of the UK

Nottinghamshire folk spend more on their gardens than the rest of the UK

Easter is nearly upon us, a time when people like to get their DIY done and prepare for the better weather.

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COLUMN: Plenty of Easter activities on offer

COLUMN: Plenty of Easter activities on offer

With the weather forecast looking good for the Easter break, it’s a great time to get out and about as we have a cracking line up of Easter-themed events and activities.

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Diversity enter the arena in spectacular style. Photo courtesy of Dom Henry for the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

REVIEW: Diversity’s incredible Genesis show will leave you amazed and in awe

Wow, wow, wow! It’s hours since I witnessed dance group Diversity’s Genesis show at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena, and i’m still gobsmacked.

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The National Space Centre is a voyage of discovery for children

REVIEW: National Space Centre is out of this world

The mystery that surrounds space, our solar system and the world beyond our atmosphere has fascinated generation after generation.

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The brilliant Hi-Lite Bruton having fun with the crowd. Copyright Barry Gossage Photography (Photo by Barry Gossage)

REVIEW: Harlem Globetrotters combine comedy and class at Motorpoint Arena

I apologise in advance, but there is only one way to describe the appearance of the legendary Harlem Globetrotters at Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena — the show was a slam dunk!

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View from the Quayside towards the Gateshead Millennium Bridge, The Sage Gateshead and The Tyne Bridge.

Newcastle revealed as the UK’s happiest place

Norway may be the happiest country on earth, but Newcastle-upon-Tyne is the happiest city in the UK, according to a new study by the UK’s number one bingo site, GalaBingo.com.

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Chris Margrave, head gardener at Clumber Park

Clumber Gardener: Growing your own vegetables is richly rewarding

One of the many rewards of growing your own vegetables is the satisfaction of producing early crops.

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Christmas favourites Slade play Sheffield in December.

Christmas Sheffield show for festive favourites Slade

Fans are invited to Feel the Noize when one of Britain’s biggest bands of the 1970s hit Sheffield.

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