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


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


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


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…

Sir Paul Smith stands against an orange wall with bicycles mounted to it


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…


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


Summer Fun at Nottingham Castle

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

Jake interacting with visitors in the Rebellion Gallery


A Day in the Life of a Nottingham Castle Explainer

Our team of Explainers play a huge part in the visitor experience…

Robin Hood statue


Standing up for Nottingham! Celebrating 69 years of the Robin Hood statue

To celebrate its 69th anniversary, Robert White of the Worldwide Robin Hood…

Mediterranean salad


Eat at Nottingham Castle: delicious food at the Terrace Café

Located inside the historic Ducal Palace atop Castle Rock, the Terrace Café…

Nottingham Catchfly plant in Castle grounds


How will the Nottingham Catchfly project support the city’s wildlife?

Nottingham Catchfly plants have been replanted at Nottingham Castle after a nearly…

Colonade front


Covid-19 update: 19 July easing of restrictions

Important information about the continuation of Covid-19 measures at Nottingham Castle

castle burning


Curating rebellion: the making of Nottingham Castle’s Rebellion Gallery

To celebrate the reopening of Nottingham Castle, Dr Richard Gaunt writes about…

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