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What’s On? December 2014

December is upon us and it’s finally socially acceptable to play Christmas music and spend as much time as possible dressed in jumpers bedecked in reindeer, snowmen and Santa. There’s plenty of fun, festive and otherwise, to be had in Nottingham over the next few weeks to end 2014 on a high. Event: A Very …

What’s On? – November

As winter draws in, there are all kinds of festive delights in store in the Nottingham area. Here are a few highlights coming up in the next month: Event: Bonfire Night Celebration Date: Wednesday 5th November from 5.30pm (main display at 9pm) Location: Forest Recreation Ground Information: With a funfair, bonfire and a spectacular fireworks …

This Is Beeston

Beyond the West Entrance of University Park, if you cross the road and keep on going past Broadgate Park, lies Beeston. Many of our students and staff choose to make the town their home while they study or work at the University, and many more pop in to pick up some essentials or a bite …

Moving In, Moving On 2014

              We’re getting very excited here in the Off Campus Student Affairs department, because the countdown to Moving In, Moving On is in full swing. We’ll be in the Portland Atrium from 11am-3pm on Thursday 9th October along with representatives from a huge range of different organisations who will …

What’s On: October

Nottingham always has loads going on, but October seems to be a really bumper month with all sorts of exciting events on offer. So get your diaries out and get planning: Event: Goose Fair Date: 1st – 5th October Location: Forest Recreation Ground Information: Goose Fair has seven hundred years of history in Nottingham. It’s …

The Bike Bus

University staff and students travel home with the Bike Bus bike convoy and enjoy the scenic route on the last Friday of each month. University of Nottingham staff and students are forming a bike convoy on the last Friday of every month and travelling the cycle paths of Nottingham. The Bike Bus is organised by …

What’s On? – September 2014

With the start of term in sight and many of our students coming back to Nottingham ahead of Welcome Week, we’re excited to share some of the fun things that are going on in the local area over the next few weeks. Event: Heritage Open Days Date: Thursday 11th September to Sunday 14th September Location: Throughout Beeston, Chilwell, …

What’s On? – August 2014

Summer is rolling on and there is loads to keep you busy in Nottingham over the next month – we’ve picked out some highlights to share in today’s blog: Event: The Nottingham Riviera Date: Throughout August until 2nd September Location: The Old Market Square, Nottingham Information: Nottingham has brought the beach to the city centre for the summer – …

What’s On? – July 2014

There’s loads going on in Nottingham in July, and we’ve helpfully gathered together some highlights in this blog to whet your appetite. So for anyone spending their summer in Nottingham, there’s plenty to keep you busy over the next few weeks. Event: Boating on the lakeDate: All summerLocation: Highfields Park, by University ParkInformation: There’s nothing quite like messing …

Why do you love where you live? – MayFest 2014

At the heart of our activity for MayFest last weekend was one simple question: ‘Why do you love where you live?’ People from all over Nottinghamshire and much further afield came and made some fabulous postcards telling us why they love where they live, helping us create a rainbow wall of appreciation for our local …