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What’s on in Nottingham? 5 events to try this week

Looking for something different to do in Nottingham? This week you’ve got the chance to go see an award winning comedian, a critically acclaimed West End play (in the cinema), an improvised musical made up on the spot, the opening of an art exhibition and an opportunity to learn a bit about psychology over a pint.

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Learn Something New

Tues, 16th May – 7:30pm – PubhD – The Vat and Fiddle

It’s simple – 3 people in a pub, explaining their PhDs to whoever is interested! This week the speakers will be talking about the psychology behind hoarding behaviours, English Literature, and the everyday life of border communities between Brazil and Uruguay.

The talks are at “pub level” so it doesn’t matter if you don’t know anything about the topics!

Find out more HERE

Theatre… In the Cinema

Thurs, 18th May – Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? – Broadway

Thanks to National Theatre Live, we can enjoy West End plays live on a screen here in Nottingham. This production stars Imelda Staunton and Luke Treadaway and has had great reviews.

In the early hours of the morning, Martha, much to her husband George’s displeasure, has invited a couple to their home for some after-party drinks. As the alcohol flows and dawn approaches, the young couple are drawn into George and Martha’s toxic games until the evening reaches its climax in a moment of devastating truth-telling…

Find out more HERE

Stand-Up Comedy

Thurs, 18th May – 8pm – Omid Djalili: Schmuck For A Night – Royal Concert Hall

You might have seen Omid on television, the silver screen or even a West End stage. The award winning comedian is back on tour and in Nottingham this week. We’ve seen him perform before and were left crying with laughter so we highly recommend you get a ticket!

Find out more HERE

Art Exhibition Opening

Fri, 19th May – 6:30pm – Lara Favaretto & Wu Tsang – Nottingham Contemporary 

Have you noticed smoke rising from the Nottingham Contemporary building in the Lace Market recently? This is your chance to find out what it’s all about. Take a look at the latest exhibitions in the galleries and if you get there in time, there’ll even be a free cocktail for you!

Find out more HERE

Musical Comedy

Sat, 19th May – 8pm – Rhymes Against Humanity – The Nottingham Actors Studio

What if you could choose the title of a brand new musical and then see it performed instantly? That’s what is going to happen to one audience member when the East Midlands’ favourite musical improv team takes to the stage.

When you arrive you will be asked to write down the title of a musical that’s never been seen before; if yours is drawn out of the hat, Rhymes Against Humanity will perform a brand new, fully improvised musical immediately – no scripts, no conferring, no pre-planning, just totally spontaneous musical madness!

Find out more HERE


Do you have an event in mind that you’d like us to plan for you?

We specialise in non-traditional social and corporate events with an edge that will leave your attendees impressed. We’re so much more than a party planner. Every event we plan is tailored to make sure you stand out from the crowd in Nottingham.

Contact us for more information and to arrange a free 30 minute consultation with our senior event planner.

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