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Rock and Bike returns with top line-up

The ever-popular Rock and Bike Festival returns to Carnfield Hall, South Normanton, on the weekend of July 13-15, with a great line-up picked from the best of a dozen years of the festival, plus some new international and UK guests.

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FUNNY GIRL by Styne,           , Music - Jule Styne, Lyrics - Bob Merril, Director - Michael Mayer, Choreographer - Lynne Page, Set Michael Pavelka, Costumes - Matthew Wright, Lighting - Mark Henderson, Savoy Theatre, London, 2016, Credit: Johan Persson/

Top musical Funny Girl is coming to the area

West End leading lady Natasha J Barnes and recording artist Darius Campbell lead the cast of Funny Girl which comes to the Theatre Royal Nottingham from June 12 to 17, reprising their roles from the critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre.

Theatre and Comedy
Major music festival to be staged in Southwell for 11th year

Major music festival to be staged in Southwell for 11th year

The 11th Gate To Southwell Festival is expected to attract 5,000 visitors later this month.

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Hollyhocks can be grown quickly and look great in a summer garden

Guest column: Sit back and relax, it’s summer in the garden

June is a lovely month to be in the garden.

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Music Review: Cracking new album from Verbal Warning hits all the right notes

Music Review: Cracking new album from Verbal Warning hits all the right notes

Verbal Warning have released their first new material since 2010 - and the wait will prove to be worth it for their army of loyal fans, writes Steve Eyley.

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Watercress gazpacho with Manchego croutes.

What’s for dinner?

Watercress Gazpacho with Manchego Croutes

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Erin Costelo.

Sheffield café date for Canadian star

Erin Costelo is an artist who is mining the truth – through writing, arranging, producing and masterful live performance.

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The Nice Day rose is an ideal plant for containers

The Potted Gardener: Roses are perfect plants for pots too

Having a perfumed garden in an excellent way of improving well-being and making your outside space feel even more special.

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The interactive tool looks at wine and food pairings from across the world.

Planning a romantic meal this weekend? You need to read this first...

There’s nothing better than a tasty meal enjoyed with those we love.

Whats on
Sarah & Duck's Big Top Birthday.

You’d be quackers to miss this family show at the Playhouse

Families are in for a treat when Sarah and Duck’s Big Top Birthday is performed at Nottingham Playhouse on June 11-12.

Theatre and Comedy
Airport transfers in some EU destinations can cost more than four times the price of flights.

Brit sunseekers face paying four times their flight costs - for airport transfers

Brit holidaymakers booking airport transfers at some EU destinations face paying more than FOUR TIMES the cost of their plane tickets.
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Carr hits the road again and brings Best Of tour to Nottingham

Carr hits the road again and brings Best Of tour to Nottingham

Comedian and TV host Jimmy Carr brings his The Best Of, Ultimate, Gold, Greatest Hits Tour to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on Saturday, November 4, from 8pm.

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Bruno Mars on stage with his 24K Magic World Tour.

REVIEW: That’s what we like Sheffield fans tell Bruno Mars

Global superstar Bruno Mars wrapped up the UK leg of his 24K Magic World Tour with a show that will live long in the memory at Sheffield Arena.

Music
Chris Margrave, head gardener at Clumber Park

Clumber Gardener: Protection is key for those tender new spring plants

For most gardeners, May is the busiest month of the year.

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Midge Ure on stage. Picture: Tony Stott.

Eighties stars together in Sheffield concert

Stars of the past are set to unite for a Sheffield show promising “much more than just an 80s experience”.

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REVIEW: Blackpool has it all - nowhere matches it for sheer fun

For this single mum and teenage daughter, the opportunity to spend some quality time together is few and far between, so when we were offered the chance of a weekend break to Blackpool we jumped at it, and it was non-stop laughter and fun from start to finish.

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Ophelia are Samuel Taylor and Rebecca Van Cleave.

Homecoming party for Sheffield duo Ophelia

A Sheffield musical duo are hoping to whip up a storm with their debut release.

Music
Take That are, from left, Mark Owen, Gary Barlow and Howard Donald.

Take a cinematic trip to Wonderland with famous trio

Fans of Take That can relive their trip to Wonderland at a live cinema show in Sheffield on Friday, June 9, at 8pm.

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Bruno Mars.

Global superstar Bruno Mars set for Sheffield

Grammy Award winner and world-renowned, multi-platinum selling entertainer Bruno Mars brings his global headline tour to Sheffield on Saturday.

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