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November 2015
£5

Autumn Talks – Celebrating 150 years of the Theatre Royal Nottingham

November 4, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nottingham Squash Rackets Club, Tattershall Drive, The Park
Nottingham, NG7 1BX United Kingdom
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In September 1865 the Theatre Royal Nottingham doors opened for the first time with a new production of Sheridan's The School for Scandal. Hundreds of performances later, this much loved venue is now celebrating its 150th birthday. David Longford, the Theatre’s Creative Learning Manager, presents this illustrated talk recalling some of the key figures and moments from the past 150 years.

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December 2015
£5

Autumn Talks – The Remarkable George Green and Green’s Mill

December 2, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Nottingham Squash Rackets Club, Tattershall Drive, The Park
Nottingham, NG7 1BX United Kingdom
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Denny Plowman began restoration of the windmill to working order in 1985, with installation of science exhibits, an education programme, activities and exhibitions. Threatened with closure in 2011, the Green’s Windmill Trust charity was established with Denny as treasurer. He will cover the story of the remarkable miller and mathematician George Green and how the Trust now takes on day to day management, trading and raising funds to keep the Mill sails turning.        

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Farmers’ Market & Carols

December 20, 2015 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

The final farmers' market of the year, starting at the usual time. After the market, at 4pm, the band will play as people arrive for the carols. 4:30pm childrens' carols. 5pm children can have a go on the band's instruments. 5:15pm traditional carols. Mulled wine available throughout. Santa will be in his grotto.

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February 2016

NPRA Spring Talk – Strictly Dance4 Nottingham

February 3, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Nottingham Squash Rackets Club, Tattershall Drive, The Park
Nottingham, NG7 1BX United Kingdom
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Dance4 is an international centre here in Nottingham for the development of 21st century dance, encouraging people of all ages to watch and participate in contemporary dance and supporting international and UK artists in the dance sector. It organises the biennial international Nottdance Festival and is part of the official Cultural Olympiad ongoing programme. This is a significant year for Dance4 as it moves from College Street into a newly re-fashioned International Centre for Dance and Choreography. Come and hear…

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March 2016

NPRA Spring Talk – DH Lawrence: a Controversial Figure

March 2, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Nottingham Squash Rackets Club, Tattershall Drive, The Park
Nottingham, NG7 1BX United Kingdom
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D H Lawrence died in March 1930, already a world famous son of Nottingham, but a challenging and controversial figure. Andrew Harrison is assistant Professor in English Literature and Director of the D H Lawrence Research Centre at the University of Nottingham who will address some key aspects of Lawrence’s work.

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April 2016

NPRA Spring Talk – Boots In The Community

April 6, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Nottingham Squash Rackets Club, Tattershall Drive, The Park
Nottingham, NG7 1BX United Kingdom
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This talk by Charlotte McCarthy, the Senior Archivist from the Boots Corporate Archives, will centre on the gifts Jesse Boot, Florence and their son John, one time residents in the Park, donated to Nottingham and to Jersey, where Florence was born and where she and Jesse moved to when he sold the Company to the Americans in 1921.

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June 2016

A Right Royal Picnic

June 12, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activeace Arena, Tattershall Drive
Nottingham, NG7 1BX United Kingdom
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It seems like you can’t have a street party without a Royal theme, so this year’s excuse is the Queen’s unofficial 90th Birthday Party.  And this year, it’s being held at the Active Ace grounds on their ex bowls, soon to be croquet lawn. It’s the usual set up. We provide the tables, you bring the picnic. There will be food and drink on sale too, plus music, kids entertainment, and the grand opening of the Park Tea Room.  And,…

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September 2016

Safari Dinner 2016

September 24, 2016 @ 6:45 pm
The Park Tennis Club, Tattershall Drive
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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The return of the very successful Safari Dinner.  Please click here for your invitation and details.

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April 2017
£4

NPRA Spring Talks : Roman Noses

April 5 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Nottingham Squash Rackets Club, Tattershall Drive, The Park
Nottingham, NG7 1BX United Kingdom
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Modern European society has exhibited a curious fascination with the nose, whether it is a potato nose, saddle nose or duckbill nose, or one that was wide, pointy, long, hook or slant. Taking centre-stage in the face and the most prominent feature of the body, the nose has sometimes been interpreted as an index of character and behaviour, with a lucky few individuals sporting a noble ‘Roman nose’ or an artistic ‘Greek nose’. But to what extent did these nasal…

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June 2017
£5

Park Open Gardens Trail

June 25 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Newcastle Circus, The Park
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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The next Park Garden Trail will be held on Sunday, 25th June 2017. PGT2015 was officially the best Garden Trail ever, with 5000 visitors and £20000 donated to our charities! Thanks so much to our visitors, garden owners, volunteers, sponsors, stallholders and advertisers (plus our many many other supporters) who made the 22nd Park Garden Trail such a success. Please visit our site (or our Facebook or Twitter pages) over the next few months as exciting details for PGT2017 come to hand!…

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