Cultural Tour of Nottingham, Nottingham

Cultural Tour of Nottingham, Nottingham
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works: download the iOS app "GPSmyCity: Walks and Articles with Offline Maps" on iTunes App Store or the Android app "Nottingham Map and Walks" on Google Play. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

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Nottingham is an exciting city that offers a variety of fun activities for both tourists and locals. Take this tour to experience Nottingham's cultural scene and visit some of the city's best galleries, theaters, and concert venues.

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Guide Name: Cultural Tour of Nottingham
Guide Location: England » Nottingham (See other walking tours in Nottingham)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 7
Tour Duration: 1 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.5 km
Author: StaceyP
Boots Library

1) Boots Library

Boots Library is part of Nottingham Trent University. The library provides free access to its collection of books, magazine, and journals and offers study space for groups and individuals. You can also use the library's computers to access the Internet. The library is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday from 2 p.m. to 7...   view more
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

2) Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

The Royal Concert Hall is part of the city's Royal Centre, which also incorporates the Victorian Theatre Royal. The site of the Royal Concert Hall was previously the old 'Empire Palace of Varieties' designed and built in 1898 by Frank Matcham. The Empire closed for the last time in 1958 and was demolished for road-widening in 1969. Designed by the Renton Howard Wood Levin Partnership (architects of the Sheffield Crucible Theatre), the hall cost £12 million to complete. Work on...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
The Theater Royal

3) The Theater Royal (must see)

The Theater Royal is part of the city's Royal Centre, which also incorporates the Nottingham Royal Concert Hall. The theater attracts major touring dramas, opera, ballet, West End musicals and an annual pantomime. The Theater Royal was completed in 1865, after six months of work and costing the clients, lace manufacturers John and William Lambert £15,000. The Classic façade and Corinthian columns designed by Charles J. Phipps are still a major Nottingham landmark.

The noted theatrical...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Broadway Cinema

4) Broadway Cinema (must see)

Broadway Cinema presents some of the best movies from around the globe, from American blockbusters to Bollywood films. It is an independent cinema that features modern, up-to-date equipment. In addition to showing a range of films, Broadway Cinema hosts international film festivals and encourages its visitors to learn about...   view more
Nottingham Contemporary

5) Nottingham Contemporary (must see)

Nottingham Contemporary (formerly known as the Center for Contemporary Art Nottingham) is a contemporary art center in the Lace Market area of Nottingham. To celebrate the area's history of lace manufacture, the cladding of the building is embossed with a traditional Nottingham lace pattern.

Nottingham Contemporary opened on November 14, 2009 with an exhibition of early works by David Hockney and current works by Los Angeles based artist Frances Stark, some from the Tate collection....   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Nottingham Castle

6) Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle is a castle in Nottingham, England. It is located in a commanding position on a natural promontory known as "the castle rock", with 130 foot cliffs to the south and west.The first Norman castle was a wooden structure and of a mote-and-bailey design, and was built in 1067, a year after the Battle of Hastings, on the orders of William the Conqueror. This wooden structure was replaced by a far more defensible stone castle during the reign of Henry II, and was imposing...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia
Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery

7) Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery (must see)

Nottingham Castle is located in a commanding position on a natural promontory known as "'Castle Rock'", with cliffs 130 feet (40 m) high to the south and west. In the Middle Ages it was a major royal fortress and occasional royal residence. In decline by the 16th century, it was largely demolished in 1649, but sufficient fragments remain to give an impression of the layout of the site. A ducal mansion later occupied the summit of the promontory. This was burnt out by rioters...   view more
Sight description based on wikipedia


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