‘When your image of the city is formed from various film versions of the Robin Hood saga, Nottingham comes as a surprise’

Events in August
1 (to 1 Sep) Nottingham Beach 2019
6-24 Classic Thrillers Season
10 (& 17, 24, 31) Ghost Tour
10/11 Nottingham Food & Drink Festival
10/11 Magic of Thailand Festival
10/11 StreamCon
11 (& 1 Sep) Bands in the Park
17 Film Free & Easy: Raw Material
25 Flatcaps & Flappers in the Park

from 31 Aug Tom Voyce: In Transit
to 1 Sep Lis Rhodes: Dissident Lines
21 Sep-12 Jan 2020 Pop Culture in Britain Beyond the Bauhaus
to 3 Nov Women in Fairy Tales

‘I’m not sure about a pub with a gift shop and merchandise; on the other hand, the Trip has caves, which seems to make it an authentic tourist attraction in this undermined neighbourhood’

What to see
You’ll find accounts of Nottingham’s tourist attractions in Towns of Two Halves (and of 91 other places: order the book now for £8 from For additional information plus shopping, eating out etc there’s Visit Nottinghamshire.
For events coming up go to Left Lion or Visit Nottinghamshire for their What’s On pages. Links to local sites include:

Brewhouse Yard Museum
City of Caves
Fletcher Gate Art Gallery
Lace Market
National Justice Museum
National Videogame Arcade
Nottingham Castle (closed until 2020)
Nottingham Cathedral
Nottingham Contemporary