10 Things To Do This Week

Featuring Game City, The Vintage Fair and Michael Morpurgo’s Butterfly Lion, there’s something for everyone this week.

Game City 8 @ Market Square

Every day until Saturday, times vary, free

If you love gaming and everything to do with it, head down to Market Square this week. Check out the schedule for all the industry speakers and workshops.

Game City is run by Trent but it’s actually really good

The Butterfly Lion @ Theatre Royal

Tuesday – Saturday, times vary (£12+)

Michael Morpurgo’s much loved children’s book is adapted for the stage. It tells the story of a boy and his lion cub, from the African plains to the battle fields of the First World War.

Relive this childhood classic

Milton Jones: On the Road @ Royal Concert Hall

Thursday 8pm (£20)

“Mock the Week’s” Milton Jones comes to Nottingham for an evening of one-liners and general hilarity.

Pitchfork Disney @ New Theatre

Wednesday – Saturday, times vary (£4+)

A disturbing tale involving brother and sister, a circus performer named Cosmo Disney and his nightmarish associate, Pitchfork Cavalier, begins the season at New Theatre.

The first show of the season for New Theatre

Deaf Havana @Rock City

Wednesday, doors at 6.30pm (£14)

Bruce Springsteen style rock band supported by Charlie Simpson from Busted.


Detonate Hospitality @ Stealth & Rescue Rooms

Friday, 10.30pm (from £10)

Get your tickets now for this sell out drum and bass night. Featuring support from Camo & Krooked, Phaeleh, Fred v & Grafix, Applebottom & lots more.

Robin Hood Pageant 2013 @ Nottingham Castle

Saturday and Sunday, 10.30-5pm (£6)

Want to get to know the famous outlaw that every Nottingham resident is so proud of? Head down to the castle for some medieval re-enactments at the weekend. It’s bound be a right laugh.

University of Nottingham Philharmonia @ Djanogly Recital Hall

Saturday, 7.30 (£5 with a student card)

The University Philharmonia Orchestra showcases some of the best musical talent Notts has to offer; their programme includes pieces by Ravel, Stravinsky and student composer Angela Slater.

The Nottingham Vintage Fair @ Albert Hall

Sunday, 12-5pm (£1 with NUS card)

The Winter special of the popular vintage fair, over 50 stalls of home and fashion at reasonable prices.

Chance to buy some edgy clothes

Tom Odell @ Rock City

Sunday, doors at 7.30 (£12)

Winner of the BRITs Critics’ Choice Award takes to the Rock City stage, expect and evening of singer-songwriter genius.