Nottingham has links to the legend of Robin Hood and to the lace-making, bicycle notably Raleigh bikes and tobacco industries. It was granted its city charter in , as part of Queen Victoria 's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. Nottingham is a tourist destination; in , the city received the second highest number of overnight visitors in the Midlands and the highest number in the East Midlands. In , Nottingham had an estimated population of ,
Dating in London
Speed Dating in the City at Dirty Martini, DateinaDash, London, 10 March
Swordplay has been practised for thousands of years, and modern day fencing began as a form of military training. It did not become a sport until around the 15th century. Swordplay has been practised for thousands of years, as evidenced by carvings depicting fencers found in a temple near Luxor dating from around BC. From the 16th to the 18th century, duels were common, with combatants using a variety of weapons including quarterstaffs and backswords.
The City of London is a city , ceremonial county and local government district [note 1] that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district CBD of London. It constituted most of London from its settlement by the Romans in the 1st century AD to the Middle Ages , but the modern city named London has since grown far beyond the City of London boundary. Administratively, it forms one of the 33 local authority districts of London; however, the City of London is not a London borough , a status reserved for the other 32 districts including London's only other city, the City of Westminster. It is also a separate ceremonial county , being an enclave surrounded by Greater London , and is the smallest county in the United Kingdom.
Speed dating is a formalized matchmaking process which has the purpose of encouraging eligible singles to meet large numbers of new potential partners in a very short period of time. Usually advance registration is required for speed dating events. Men and women are rotated to meet each other over a series of short "dates" usually lasting from three to eight minutes depending on the organization running the event. At the end of each interval, the organizer rings a bell, clinks a glass, or blows a whistle to signal the participants to move on to the next date.