Ten Things To Do This Week

Lots for you to do this week, including the official arrival of Christmas as the lights get switched on in town.


Conviction @ New Theatre Fringe

Monday and Tuesday, 7.30pm, £3

Two unhinged cellmates have lost their memory and are forced to co-operate as they try to remember who they are.

The Fringe Season is underway, Conviction is the next installment

The Fringe Season is underway, Conviction is the next installment

Arcane Roots @ The Bodega

Tuesday, doors 7pm, £8.50

Kerrang desrcribed this rock band as a ‘Surrey Trio with an ear for melody and appetite for destruction’. Here’s their newest single

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Christmas Lights Switch On @ Old Market Square

Wednesday, from 5.30pm, free

Time to get festive as the lights get switched on in the town centre. It also marks the opening of Winter Wonderland, Nottingham’s own Christmas market complete with an outdoor ice rink.

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas...

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Compleat Stage Beauty @ Lakeside Arts Centre

Monday and Tuesday, times vary, concessions £14

Set in the theatres of Restoration London, this show is a colourful exploration of the rise of the British actress.

Top Gun @ The Savoy Cinema

Tuesday, 8.45, £2.75

Everyone’s favourite cinema in Nottingham is showing everyone’s favourite Tom Cruise film in a one-off special.

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Greg Davies @ Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Monday, 8pm, £25

Star of The Inbetweeners comes to Nottingham with his hilarious show ‘The Back of My Mum’s Head’.

Opera North: Festival of Britten @ Theatre Royal

Tuesday – Saturday, times vary, £15+ (students save 50% Tuesday – Friday)

Opera North puts on A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Peter Grimes and Death in Venice to celebrate Benjamin Britten’s centenary. Expect a world class production and heart-wrenching music.

Midsummer Night's Dream

Midsummer Night’s Dream is on Tuesday

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot @New Theatre

Wednesday – Saturday, times vary, £4

Mother Theresa and Satan sit side by side to decide the fate of the infamous betrayer Judas Iscariot.

New Theatre's season is in full swing

New Theatre’s season is in full swing

Jason Manford @ Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Thursday and Friday, 8pm, £22.50

Jason Manford brings his brand new stand up show to Nottingham featuring a wealth of comedic annecdotes.

Wind Orchestra @ Djanogly Recital Hall

Sunday, 7.30pm, £5 for students

University society Blowsoc’s Wind Orchestra put on their autumn concert on Sunday with a programme spanning from Wagner to ‘The Lord of The Rings’.