10 Things To Do This Week

This week is jammed packed with everything Nottingham has to offer, from Radio 1 favourite Indiana to StrEAT in the Lace Market.

1. Amateur Girl @ Nottingham Playhouse, Neville Studio

Monday – Saturday, 8pm, £8-£10

Starring Lucy Speed of Eastenders’ fame, this is a hard-hitting yet wryly amusing play about the fantasy business.

2. Singin’ in the Rain @ Theatre Royal

Tuesday – following Saturday, times vary, £19+ (discounts for students)

This adaptation of the classic film comes to the Theatre Royal stage this week, following rave reviews from critics and audiences.


It tells the story of the first Hollywood musical, when the silver screen ‘found its voice’

3. Indiana @ The Bodega

Wednesday, doors 7pm, £6.50

She’s from Nottingham and she’s turning into a big deal. She’s been picked as Radio 1’s Track of the Day, Annie Mac and Zane Lowe love her and she’s played for the Queen. See her before she’s too big for the Bodega.


4. Made in Dagenham Film Screening @ Hallward Library Screening Room

Thursday, 4pm, Free

The Women’s Network host a screening of Made in Dagenham for a chilled late afternoon social; go along and meet like-minded people.

5. Pop Art to Brit Art @ Lakeside

Open daily from 11am- 5pm, FINAL WEEK, free.

This week is your last chance to see Notts alum David Ross’ personal art collection at Lakeside.

David Ross spent the money he earned by founding the Carphone Warehouse on some cool art.

David Ross spent the money he earned by founding the Carphone Warehouse on some cool art.

6. Nottingham StrEAT @ Lace Market Square

Friday – Sunday, times vary, Free

Get off the 34 at the Lace Market and head down Adam’s Walk. In the heart of Nottingham’s ‘creative quarter’ this market celebrates local producers and organisations with lots of street food vendors and real ale. 

There's food? The Tab's there.

There’s food? The Tab’s there.

7. Chinese New Year Gala @ Royal Concert Hall

Friday, 7.30pm, £12

The Chinese Students and Scholars Association of Nottingham host an evening of celebration at the Concert Hall this week.

Chinese New Year celebrations last 15 days.

Chinese New Year celebrations last 15 days!

8. Frank Turner @ Capital FM Arena

Friday, doors at 6pm, £22.50

Hugely popular folk star Frank Turner takes on the Capital FM arena for an evening of acoustic tunes.

9. Rizzle Kicks @ Rock City

Saturday, doors at 6.30pm, £17.50 (sold out)

Platinum selling pop duo bring their tour to Nottingham following the release of their album “Roaring 20s”.


10. Jazz in my Pants @ Spanky Van Dykes

Saturday, doors 9pm, £5 on the door

Student only night of jazz, funk  and swing. Featuring student jazz band Moonlighters and Cheshire and the Cat. Definitely something a little different.

Music to make you jazz in your pants?

Could get a little messy