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The Civil War in a Nutshell

As we approach the anniversary of the execution of King Charles I,…

Statue of Albert Ball


Remembrance Weekend: Explore Nottingham Castle’s Military History

Remembrance Weekend | Read on to discover more about the key monuments…


A Witch at Nottingham Castle?

In the midst of the spooky season, we’re reminded of a former…

Flawford Virgin Mary and Child alabaster sculpture


Re-imagining the Flawford Virgin: new research shows what historic alabaster figure would have looked like hundreds of years ago

Back in the winter of 2017, researchers from Nottingham Trent University set…


Badajoz Day 2021: the man behind the Raising of the Red Jacket

Today is Badajoz Day, which commemorates the successful storming of the fortified…

The legend of Robin Hood

An African History to Robin Hood

Robin Hood has had many companions over the years and more recently,…

International Womens Day Compilation Image


Celebrating Nottingham Castle’s Incredible Women for International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women's Day and Women's History month, our Explainer Team…

The Rainbow Flag at Nottingham Castle


Sharing Nottingham Castle’s LGBTQI+ Stories for LGBTQI+ History Month

It’s February, which means it’s LGBTQI+ History Month! This focus on LGBTQI+ history,…

Winifred Nicholson


What can you see? Create a Nottingham Windowscape

This week's creative challenge sees us get arty at home...

Zoom call of graduate placements


Grads4Nottm – Anna Page

Grads4Nottm Placement Student Anna Page describes her time on placement at Nottingham…



Grads4Notts – Louise Meiklejohn

Grads4Nottm Placement Student Louise Meiklejohn describes her time on placement at Nottingham…

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