10 things to do this week

Forget the no make up selfie, we have all the good for you right here with plenty of charity events to keep you busy this week.

1. Cracked China @ New Theatre

Monday and Tuesday, 8pm, £3

The offering from the Fringe season this week ponders the results of what happens when you act on what you “should” do, as opposed to what you want.

cracked china

How scary is that doll?

2. Romeo and Juliet @ New Theatre

Wednesday – Saturday, SOLD OUT

New Theatre put their spin on Shakespeare’s classic romantic tragedy this week. And they’re getting well snazzy with their YouTube trailers.


3. Sinfonia and Viva Voce @ Trent Building

Sunday, 7.30pm, £5

Student run orchestra and choir combine this weekend for an epic programme of Rossini, Borodin and Vaughan-Williams, as well as a premier of a new piece by uni alumnus Ed Denham.


Something to brighten your Sunday

4. Royal Philharmonic Orchestra @ Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Friday, 7.30pm, £5 with a GoClassics Card

An all American programme at the Concert Hall. You’ll be doing a good deed too because money raised from the concert goes to three major cancer charities.

Nice Mr Conductor Man... Nicholas Collon

Nice Mr Conductor Man… Nicholas Collon

5. The Play That Goes Wrong

Monday – Saturday, times vary, £16+

Deemed “ridiculously funny” by The Times, this play direct from the West End emulates Fawlty Towers as an accident prone theatre company attempt to present a 1920s murder mystery.

Let's see how funny you actually are

image001 (2) Let’s see how funny you actually are

6. Lunchtime Concerts @ Djanogly Recital Hall

Tuesday and Friday, 1.15pm

Man Choir – you guessed it, an all male choir – perform on Tuesday. Friday is flute choir and Momentum Saxophone Quartet. As always, these concerts are FREE!


Another freebie from Mussoc


7. The Mikado @ Duchess Theatre, Long Eaton

Tuesday – Friday, 7.30pm, £8

The Gilbert and Sullivan Society put on their annual run of shows. This year is The Mikado, a satire of British politics, set in Japan. Confused? Go check it out.


Good luck finding it too.

8. Revival Gospel Choir @ Lenton Methodist Church

Friday and Saturday, 7.30pm

The Revival Gospel Choir stage their Easter celebrations on Friday and Saturday. Pop along for modern and traditional gospel tunes


Oh happy days

9. Charity Open Mic Night with Working in Tandem @ The Ropewalk

Thursday, 7.30pm, £3

Working in Tandem’s open mic nights are a great way to check out the talent the uni has to offer, while supporting a great cause in Tanzania.


The Tab loves an Open Mic

10. Amber Run @ Nottingham Contemporary

Wednesday, 8pm, £6

UoN drop outs Amber Run come back to Nottingham for the start of their spring tour – well worth a listen.

They're doing pretty well for dropping out of Uni