10 Things To Do This Week

The Tab brings you ten alternative things to do in Freshers Week…

If partying all night isn’t your thing, or you’ve reached the ever so slightly more mature pastures of second and third year, The Tab has a wide variety of things to keep you entertained.

Nottingham Comedy Festival – All over the shop
Running from 20th – Sunday 28th, the Nottingham Comedy Festival showcases the best up and coming talent the UK has to offer. With tickets ranging from free to £7, there’s sure to be something for everyone. http://www.experiencenottinghamshire.com/whats-on/nottingham-comedy-festival-2013-p512331


Live_Transmission – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, 8pm

Featuring the Heritage Orchestra, Live_Transmission is an elctro-orchestral reinterpretation of Joy Division’s iconic visual and musical works, a must see for ‘70s rock fans. (£20+)


The Rocky Horror Show – Theatre Royal, 8pm (Mon – Sat)
A brand new production of Richard O’Brien’s classic musical, get ready for an evening of transvestites, frivolity and, of course, a bit of pelvic thrusting (£16+)

ROCKY Dani Harmer (Janet) and Ben Forster (Brad)

The Rocky Horror Show

Star Trek: Into Darkness Screening – Keighton, University Park, 7pm
The Univeristy’s cinema-loving society – Silver Screen – will be kicking off this year’s season with a screening of J. J. Abrams’ sci-fi sequel. (£3)


A Clockwork Orange – Nottingham Playhouse, 1:30pm (Wed – Fri)

Anthony Burgess’ dystopian tale adapted for the stage, expect a shocking but deeply relevant evening of theatre that can’t be missed. (£6+)

clockwork orange

Alan Bates Hypnotism – The Den, 8pm
He wowed audiences last year with his hypnotism show and now he’s back! (£5)


Living Spit: The Six Wives of Henry VIII – Lakeside, 8pm
The hit comedy, complete with original live music, songs and historical hilarity, will be hitting your fair campus! (£8-13)

Iron Man 3 Screening – Keighton, University Park, 7pm
Silver Screen’s second screening, this time its Marvel’s and Robert Downey Jr.’s threequel.


The Halle – Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, 7:30pm
Sir Mark Elder conducts the Halle Orchestra, featuring Sunwook Kim on the piano. An absolute must see for classical music fans, the programme includes Verdi’s overture for The Force of Destiny, Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no. 4, and Shostakovich’s epic  5th Symphony. For the real enthusiasts out there, a Q&A with Sir Mark Elder precedes the concert. (£10+)


The Halle

Ice Skating – Capital FM Arena, 1pm
Always secretly believed that you’d look damn fabulous on the ice but never had the chance to try? Well now you do! Just, y’know, don’t go popping any bones out of any sockets.