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26 Sept: Arkwright Meadows Community Gardens - TrentEvents. The Meadows is a thriving community project, situated a stone’s throw from Nottingham city centre.
Local people come together in this vibrant community to grow and sell organically grown fruit and vegetables, providing a wealth of education, training and volunteering opportunities along the way. Facilities at Arkwright Meadows This beautiful community garden boasts a wildlife pond, beehives, vegetable plots and a Tandoor Oven. Indoor facilties are available in our new ’eco-building’, which is fully wheelchair accessible. Another local charity, Inspire, shares this wonderful building with us. Arkwright Meadows Taste of Harvest. 26 Sept: Nottingham Cycle Ride: Gillian Domleo - TrentEvents. Gillian Domleo Nottingham Cycle Ride Our first ‘Gillian Domleo Nottingham Cycle Ride’ fundraises for a charity close to our hearts, the Lincs and Notts Air Ambulance.
This 50-mile cycle ride route is from Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham to Tattershall Lakes Country Park, Lincolnshire, and travels through some beautiful countryside roads. <br. All keen cyclists aged 17 and over are very welcome to come along and attempt the route. 30 Sept: Council House Tour, Nottingham - TrentEvents. The Council House Nottingham is one of the city’s most iconic buildings.
It is a splendid building which has been used for many public events, and recently private events such as weddings and other ceremonies too. Now owned by Nottingham City Council, it stands proudly as the focus of Market Square, flanked by the popular meeting point of the two lions. The phrase ‘I’ll meet you at the lions’, is something that nearly every resident of Nottingham has said at least once. 10 Oct: Disability Direct: Charity Fundraising Evening - TrentEvents. Disability Direct make a real difference to disabled people, older people and carers residing in Nottingham.
We promote positive change in a non-political and non-campaigning way. As an organisation we have a strong sense of commitment to empower people to make their own choices, and make positive decisions about independent living opportunities. We are proud to have helped the following user groups since 2011: • Individuals aged 18 and over with a physical, and/or sensory impairment • people with mental ill health • people with a learning disability • carers • parents of disabled children • people with long term health conditions • older people. You can read more about Disability Direct here. We are holding a very special fundraising evening for the charity at Crowne Plaza, Nottingham on 10th October 2015, with very special guest Mark Dennison. 13 Oct: Teacher training at Nottingham Contemporary - TrentEvents. Education is forever changing.
External pressures are put on schools to change at a rapid pace, meaning that teachers need to constantly adapt their practice to provide and demonstrate good outcomes for their students. At Transitions Education, we offer training led by current teachers and leaders, who fully understand the ever-changing nature of education. Our fresh, relevant courses and learning materials help schools and teachers find realistic and practical solutions to the challenges they face in their classrooms. Jo Farmer. 24 Oct: Bramley Festival, Southwell - TrentEvents. The Bramley Festival celebrates the origins of one of the most famous apples in the world, the Bramley Apple.
This apple originated more than 200 years ago in the picturesque town of Southwell, Nottinghamshire, and every October the fine folk of Southwell hold a festival to celebrate its origins. Bramley Festival There’s all sorts of things on, including Bramley apple related baking competitions, photography competitions and craft events.
You can also sample apple related produce in one of the UK’s jewel of cathedrals, the ‘Southwell Minster’. Southwell, Nottinghamshire. 31 Oct: Nottingham Ghost Walk - TrentEvents. 25 Nov: Nottingham evening lecture about Venus, Nottingham Trent University. Venus is similar in size & mass to Earth but its atmospheric conditions are harsh.
Even space probes can’t survive for long. Japan will try again to send their probe there this December. This talk will give you a fascinating overview of Venus, and what is visible in this month’s sky. Venus is most similar in size and mass to Earth but its atmospheric conditions are anything but comfortable. Even space probes landing on Venus cannot survive for longer periods, and the dense cloud cover hides this planet from view. Japan will have a second attempt at sending their Venus probe Akatsuki from its solar orbit on its way to Venus beginning of December 2015. Relaunch for Nottingham hotel bar after revamp. A hotel bar in Nottingham is set to be relaunched with a new look and new drinks menu.
No/6 Bar inside St James Hotel in Rutland Street in the Castle Quarter will be relaunched in late September after a refurbishment. Described as “Nottingham’s best-kept secret”, the sumptuous bar will have a new cocktail menu that will be previewed at the launch on September 25. The hotel’s manager Richard Johal said: “It’s going to be a spectacular night with live music and renowned local artists showcasing their work to inspire, provoke and engage the viewer within our gallery space.
“With wine-tasting and a masterclass of cocktail making it’s going to be a fantastic evening for all our guests.” The family-run 87-bedroom boutique hotel, formerly the Rutland Square Hotel, was opened last summer and also features conference facilities and an exhibition space. 21-27 Sept: Food: A Taste of Nottingham returns 21st – 27th September. Food-lovers across the region are preparing for a week of exciting gastronomic treats, delicious discounts and tasty £10 menus as the city gets ready for It’s in Nottingham’s Taste of Nottingham which takes place from 21 to 27 September 2015.
Organised by the Nottingham Business Improvement District (BID), a Taste of Nottingham is a city-wide culinary celebration when Nottingham will showcase its vast array of great food and drink venues and encourage visitors to make the city their destination of choice when it comes to experiencing new flavours and surroundings or enjoying old favourites. During this special week, people will be encouraged to enjoy an excellent value £10 menu deal offered by some of Nottingham’s favourite city centre restaurants, cafes and bars. 27 Sept: Elliott Bower (Nottingham Comedy Festival) Fundraiser: Elliott Bower Nottingham Comedy Festival My page: Festival Hi, thanks for visiting my page.
Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me to run the Ikano Robin Hood half marathon and donations will be quickly processed and passed to the National Autistic Society in association with the Nottingham Comedy Festival. Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this. As some of you are aware last year I was diagnosed with Aspergers Syndrome as my social skills are not really the best in the world, my listening skills are all over the place and understanding body language can be very hard indeed.
I would like to give something back to the National Autistic Society who have done wonders for me over the past year. Goose Fair 2015: 30 September to 4 October. Nottingham Goose Fair returns from Wednesday 30 September to Sunday 4 October 2015 to thrill and delight city residents and visitors. Venue Forest Recreation Ground, Gregory Boulevard, Nottingham. NG7 6HB. Get directions to the Forest Recreation Ground. Please note, cycle parking will not be available at the Forest Recreation Ground for this event, so we don't recommend cycling to the event.
Overview With more than 700 years of history, Nottingham Goose Fair is one of Europe's most famous travelling fairs, and is still a fantastic event that delights all ages. In 2015 the Forest Recreation Ground will once again host over 500 attractions, from the latest white knuckle experiences, family rides and the old favourites including waltzers, carousels and Hook-a-Duck. For thrill-seekers there will be around 100 adult rides and exhibitions. Food is always a highlight at the Fair. Previous Highlights In 2013 'Air' the UK's ultimate thrill ride was on show at the Fair for the first time. 23-25 October: Robin Hood Pageant. Set in the grounds of Nottingham Castle on 23, 24 & 25 October 2015, enjoy and experience the life and times of our famous outlaw, Robin Hood! Kindly sponsored by: Overview: During the October half term weekend, Nottingham Castle will play host to the three-day Robin Hood Pageant, re-creating an atmosphere of a time long past.
Enjoy cheering your heroes in the amazing live jousting tournaments and enjoy combat displays in the arena. October - Experience Nottinghamshire. Get set to celebrate in Nottingham this Autumn, as October sees a myriad of major festivals taking place across the city, making it the ideal time to visit. From 1,000 different beers at the Robin Hood Beer & Cider Festival at Nottingham Castle to the UK’s oldest travelling fair, Goose Fair, which offers fun for the whole family, the festivities are diverse and engaging. There's even a debut in 2015 for the hugely popular Oktoberfest, which makes its way from London to Nottingham for five days of German festivities. Whether you love music, film, videogames, arts or football, you’ll find a festival to inspire you, as the city comes alive with fantastic events. Nottingham Theatre October - Theatre Nottingham Shows in October. List of future comedy events.
To find out what’s on in Nottingham and Notts during October 2015, simply browse our links below to find out the many things you can do. We are proud to feature Trent Event’s very own Pearltrees’ page, Allgig’s guide to Nottingham and Notts’ shows and gigs, Left Lion’s guide to What’s On and Nottingham Arts Map. Furthermore, you can find out why Nottingham is the UK’s festival city, courtesy of Experience Nottinghamshire.
Trent Events’ page on Pearltrees This Pearltrees page is designed for you to discover and share some of the best events in Nottingham. The first section showcases events highlighted on including a fundraising dinner for Disability Direct, and the second section links to various events like the Robin Hood pageant, and the brand new Nottingham Art Map.