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the gatehouse at Nottingham Castle

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Haunted Nottingham: The ghosts of Nottingham Castle

In 2018, Nottingham Castle closed to the public for a major restoration…

A painting of a dark haired lady holding a casket

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Creepy Collections at Nottingham Castle

Now that we’re in the throes of spooky season, we thought it…

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Nottingham Castle and the Reform Bill riots

Sunday 10 October marks 190 years since Nottingham Castle was set alight…

A man in a wheelchair smiles and cheers whilst taking a selfie outside Nottingham Castle

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Thank you, Lotto Players! Get a £25 voucher to use at Nottingham Castle when you play the lottery this autumn

Nottingham Castle is thrilled to be taking part in the brand-new National…

Goose Fair by Tracey Whitefoot

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Things you probably didn’t know about Nottingham’s famous Goose Fair

If you're from Nottingham, you'll know all about the Goose Fair that…

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Contemporary photography in the Castle’s collection

The Castle’s Creative Galleries, located in the Ducal Palace, bring together historic artworks…

Sir Paul Brierley Smith by James Lloyd (b.1971), National Portrait Gallery, London

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Rabbit, rabbit, rabbit! The importance of rabbits in the world of Paul Smith

At the start of every month, it’s customary to repeat ‘rabbit’ or…

Thomas Gainsborough, Study for Cornard Wood, c.1748

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25 newly attributed Thomas Gainsborough drawings arriving at Nottingham Castle in 2022

25 newly attributed Thomas Gainsborough drawings will go on public display at…

Flawford Virgin Mary and Child alabaster sculpture

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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…

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Paul Smith visits Nottingham Castle for the final leg of the “Hello, My Name is Paul Smith” touring exhibition

On 18 August, Sir Paul Smith paid a special visit to Nottingham…

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Two Nottingham City Champions take first look at Nottingham Castle

Sir Harry Djanogly and Edmund de Waal CBE had their first look…

two children run through Hood's Hideout

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Summer Fun at Nottingham Castle

School’s out for summer! If, like many of us in the Castle…

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