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The Nottingham Bucket List

20 March 17 words: LeftLion

Once you've worked through this list, you can call yourself a real Nottinghamian. Click the image below to enlarge and print, so you stick it in your wall and can tick off the boxes as you go along. You're. Welcome.


  1. Sample some of Dave the Fishman’s cockles

  2. Grab yourself a copy of LeftLion

  3. Go to a gig at Rock City and come back with both your shoes

  4. Spend a hazy day at the Arboretum

  5. Have a paddle in the Market Square fountain

  6. Wake up in a random house in Basford, Lenton or Sneinton

  7. Eat at every curry house down Maid Marian Way

  8. Have a ride on the back of the left lion

  9. Belt out a classic at Rescue Rooms’ karaoke

  10. Watch one of the local football teams lose 3-0

  11. Take a selfie with the Brian Clough statue

  12. Watch a film in the Paul Smith screen at Broadway Cinema

  13. Head to Sherwood Forest to check out Robin Hood’s hideout, The Major Oak

  14. Get your chops round an Elvis burger at Annie’s Burger Shack

  15. Read a Byron poem while lazing on the grass at Newstead Abbey

  16. Visit Wollaton Hall and see Batman’s gaff

  17. Tuck into a pot of mushy peas and mint sauce at Goose Fair

  18. Have a pint in Ye Olde Trip To Jerusalem, England’s oldest pub

  19. Call someone ‘duck’ without any irony


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