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Feast of family fun as festival returns to city

Nottingham Lakeside Arts’ popular international children’s theatre and dance festival Wheee! returns this year from Monday, May 28, to Sunday, June 3.

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FILM REVIEW: Anon proves to be a sci-fi misfire

FILM REVIEW: Anon proves to be a sci-fi misfire

From the writer-director of Gattaca, Lord Of War and In Time comes Anon, a mishandled sci-fi thriller that targets privacy and data protection, writes Natalie Stendall.

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DVD REVIEW: BBC daytime drama 800 Words proves a hit with viewers

DVD REVIEW: BBC daytime drama 800 Words proves a hit with viewers

Enjoyable crime capers such as Father Brown and Shakespeare & Hathaway got low-key screenings on afternoon TV when both deserved to be in the evening schedules, writes Tony Spittles.

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Are you ready for the arrival of The Monster at Nottingham venue?

The Monster dares you to let loose your inner child as the ultimate bouncy castle experience announces a full UK tour, stopping in Nottingham from July 20-22.

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See ‘art where you wouldn’t expect it’ in groundbreaking new project

See ‘art where you wouldn’t expect it’ in groundbreaking new project

In Another Place is a ground-breaking region-wide collaboration - starting on May 21 - of ten venues with one collective aim: showcasing stunning pieces of art to new audiences.

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Could your family take on The Chaser?

Nottinghamshire contestants wanted for The Family Chase

Nottinghamshire families are being invited to apply to appear on a family version of hit quiz show The Chase.

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Sir Ken Dodd

11 of Sir Ken Dodd's best one-liners

Sir Ken Dodd, one of the last music hall entertainers has died at the age of 90, just two days after marrying his long-term partner, Anne Jones.

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In pictures: your photos of the Super Blue Blood Moon

An extremely rare lunar event called the “super blue blood Moon” has dazzled astronomers and skywatchers around the world.

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Natalie Stendall.''Film reviewer for Mansfield and Ashfield Chads

REVIEW: Award-winner Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a must-see

Part drama part crime caper, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a magnificent and eccentric blend of realism and absurdity. From Martin McDonagh, writer director of In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths, it’s already tipped for Oscar success with nine nominations at this year’s BAFTAs and four wins at the Golden Globes already in the bag.

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A WHOPPER: The Big Big Camera will be at The National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield.

How Ian Beesley used one of the world’s biggest cameras to take intimate portraits of former miners

It was while rooting around a storage room that Ian Beesley stumbled across the inspiration for his latest project – a giant camera, 8ft long and 5ft high, one that takes four people to move and which was built to use film that isn’t made anymore.

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Applications are now open for the new series of Love Island

Applications for new series of Love Island open now

Fancy spending the summer in a luxury villa in the sunshine while looking for love?
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The Book of Forgotten Authors

10 books to give this Christmas

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for the book lover in your life? Or are a book worm yourself?

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Elizabeth McKenna.

End of the road for Notts apprentice hopeful

Southwell florist Elizabeth McKenna admitted her wildest dreams came true – but it was not enough to earn her a place in The Apprentice final.

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City Centre Christmas Tree in City Square

XMAS CITY GUIDE: 21 things you must go see in Leeds this Christmas

Leeds city centre has been turned into a Winter Moments wonderland with 21 dazzling installations that have got to be seen this Christmas - thanks to LeedsBID and Welcome to Leeds.

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REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

REVIEW: Daddy’s Home 2 oozes feelgood vibes in spite of lazy writing

With their petty jealousies settled in 2015’s hit comedy Daddy’s Home, dad Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and stepdad Brad (Will Ferrell) reunite for a ‘together Christmas’ with their wives and stepchildren in Daddy’s Home 2.

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Barnsley's own 'Queen of Egypt' TV star Prof Joann Fletcher

PREVIEW: Ancient Egypt comes to Barnsley with study workshops

Ancient Egypt fans in Yorkshire are to get the chance of a lifetime to spend up to three days studing the fascinating subject with the region's own TV experts Prof Joann Fletcher & Dr Stephen Buckley.

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Which is your favourite of this year's Christmas adverts?

VOTE: Which is your favourite of this year's Christmas adverts?

Over the last few years, television adverts have become a massive part of the Christmas festivities.

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VIDEO: E4's Tattoo Fixers looking for people to take part in new series

Do you have a terrible tattoo you'd love to get covered up?

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The LEGO Ninjago Movie in UK cinemas now. Copyright 2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved Copyright  2017 The LEGO Group

WIN: The LEGO Ninjago Movie film merchandise goody pack

To celebrate the release of The LEGO Ninjago Movie, now in UK cinemas, Warner Bros Pictures have teamed up with us to offer you the chance to win a film merchandise goody pack.

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