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CITY FOCUS: Nottingham is jam-packed and perfect for a festive visit

If you like the hustle and bustle of a modern city in the run-up to Christmas, but with all the attractions within walking distance of each other, then Nottingham is right up your street.

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A loco on the line at Midland Railway - Butterley

FESTIVE REVIEW: all aboard the Santa Special trains at Midland Railway

Santa Claus is on his way......but wait, how can the children make sure the man in red knows what your kids would like on the big day?

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Hits galore as musical comes to Nottingham venue next month

Hits galore as musical comes to Nottingham venue next month

The acclaimed musical Son Of A Preacher Man is coming to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal from January 30-February 3.

Music
TV stars to appear in Wonderland at Playhouse

TV stars to appear in Wonderland at Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse Theatre Company has announced its first confirmed cast members for Adam Penford’s Playhouse directing debut Wonderland, including TV stars Matthew Cottle and Harry Hepple.

Theatre and Comedy
Radcliffe choir’s Christmas concert this weekend

Radcliffe choir’s Christmas concert this weekend

Radcliffe on Trent Male Voice Choir will perform their 31st annual Christmas concert on Saturday, December 16.

Music
Acclaimed ensemble Solomon’s Knot to sing Bach at Nottingham church

Acclaimed ensemble Solomon’s Knot to sing Bach at Nottingham church

Solomon’s Knot will make their Nottingham debut on Saturday, December 16, with a performance of JS Bach’s Mass In B Minor.

Music
Folk favourite Kate returns to area for Christmas concert

Folk favourite Kate returns to area for Christmas concert

Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall plays host on Tuesday, December 19, to the eagerly-awaited and popular annual Kate Rusby Christmas concert, from 7.30pm.

Music
Ashfield Harmony in concert this week

Ashfield Harmony in concert this week

Ashfield Harmony’s Christmas concert will take place at The Hill Methodist Church, Kirkby-in-Ashfield on Friday, December 15, starting at 7pm.

Music
Dance your way into 2018 at disco events

Dance your way into 2018 at disco events

The Disco Prophets will be bringing their brand of funky disco to Nottingham on New Year’s Eve.

Music
A real beauty of a panto gets under way at Theatre Royal

A real beauty of a panto gets under way at Theatre Royal

The Theatre Royal Nottingham’s sensational family pantomime, Beauty and the Beast, stars Sherrie Hewson, Ben Richards, Ben Nickless, and Andrew Ryan, in an all-new spectacular production.

Theatre and Comedy
Choir presents double bill of Christmas concerts at city venue

Choir presents double bill of Christmas concerts at city venue

Nottingam Harmonic Choir’s family carol concerts for 2017 are to take place on Wednesday, December 20 from 7pm and Saturday, December 23, at 5pm.

Music
Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s Record Review time again with Kevin Bryan.

Music
Film Review: Battle of the Sexes

Film Review: Battle of the Sexes

From the directors of Little Miss Sunshine comes a taut sporting drama with a political edge, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Pause for Thought

Pause for Thought

Over recent months our TV screens have been filled with reality TV.

Lifestyle
Chris Margrave, head gardener at Clumber Park

Clumber Gardener: Hardy plants will give your garden winter colour

Hardy outdoor plants which produce their flowers during the winter are real value for money plants.

Lifestyle
Pause for Thought

Pause for Thought

As we begin to prepare for Christmas, I have just heard about the engagement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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Pause for Thought

Pause for Thought

I was doing a bit of late pruning of trees in the garden today.

Lifestyle
Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Here is Kevin Bryan’s latest Record Review, looking at some of the new music releases

Music

COLUMN: Discover the best of the UK’s nature

Now that the leaves have turned, the temperature has dropped and much-loved programmes such as Autumnwatch and Blue Planet II have returned to our screens - the nation’s love for wildlife has been rekindled and there has never been a better time to get out 
and explore nature at its very 
best.

Lifestyle
Bright winter stems add Christmas colour to your garden

Potted Gardener: Christmas gifts from your winter garden

Your garden gives up some beautiful gifts of its own at this time of year, allowing you to bring the outside into the home with foliage and ‘green’ decorations.

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