The history of Nottingham’s green spaces supports a vision for re-wilding the city and Broadmarsh land, taking it back into Sherwood Forest (13 December 2020) - Plans to transform and re-wild the land formerly occupied by the Broadmarsh Shopping Centre and bus station in Nottingham supported by the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust in consultation with Influence Landscape […]
Green Spaces Fact files – now available (30 June 2020) - The Nottingham Green Spaces Project has now launched 5 Fact Files about different green spaces in Nottingham. The green spaces covered include the Arboretum, the Forest, smaller parks, the walks, […]
coming soon – Green Spaces fact files… (25 June 2020) - The Nottingham Green Spaces Project will shortly be launching a series of 5 Fact Files about different green spaces in Nottingham. The green spaces covered include the Arboretum, the Forest, […]
Breathing Spaces – the script (23 January 2017) - In July 2016 the Green Spaces Project staged performances of Breathing Spaces, a play specially commissioned for the project, written by Andy Barrett, produced by members of Excavate and performed by […]
New online exhibition now available (5 December 2016) - Our exhibition for the 2016 Nottingham Green Spaces project is now available online – to find out more about the history of Nottingham’s ‘enclosure’ parks CLICK HERE or click on […]
’19th century urban trees: Britain and Europe’ – new article by Paul Elliott (5 December 2016) - Prof. Paul Elliott has just written a two-part blog entitled ‘Nineteenth-Century Urban Trees: Britain and Europe’ which may be of interest to readers of this Nottingham Green Spaces website. Click […]
The Ten Films for Breathing Spaces (20 October 2016) - Following on from the performances of Breathing Spaces, Excavate made a series of ten short films for the project. Some of these characters could be seen in the show, some […]
Enclosure Parks tree trail leaflet published (14 July 2016) - Nottingham City Council, in conjunction with the Nottingham Green Spaces project, has just published a new Tree Trail leaflet giving details of many of the most significant types of trees […]
New video introductions to Forest and Arboretum (4 June 2016) - We’ve just produced two new video introductions to the history of The Forest and the Arboretum. They feature John Beckett, Professor of Regional History at the University of Nottingham. Watch […]
Ten short films about the Green Lungs of Nottingham (18 April 2016) - Excavate are currently working on a series of ten very short films that will feature ten characters from across the ages talking about the many ways in which the parks […]
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