7 events and activities not to miss at Nottstopping Festival

Nottstopping Festival is just around the corner and it’s time to start planning out your weekend, what you’re going to watch and when. With over 200 hours of content to choose from, you may be wondering where to begin. To help get you started we’ve created a short list of our stand out events and activities.

Before we dive in, here's a friendly reminder to head over to the Nottstopping festival website to download your FREE festival kit! 

1. The Angel Microbrewery - Cook Along

The Angel is a fan favourite for food in Nottingham and despite lockdown they’ve continued to be very busy in the kitchen. Join Ben, LJ and The Wonder Kid Wolf for a cook-along to help you create simple meals with cupboard staples or back of the fridge fodder, and find out how they’ve been helping the Open Kitchen Charity.

When: Saturday 23rd / 1.00pm - 1.30pm

Image credit: The Angel Microbrewery

Image credit: The Angel Microbrewery

2. Broadway - Flatpack Family Shorts

Settle in for some family-friendly short film fun featuring some absolute gems including Grammy-nominated children’s musical duo The Pop-Ups and their exuberant fire-fighting Rhino as well as the brilliant Spring Jam featuring a young musical stag, on the lookout for a partner… during mating season.

When: Sunday 24th / 1.00pm - 1.45pm

3. Oscar and Rosie’s - How To Make an Oscar & Rosie’s Pizza

oin Olly as he teaches how to make the perfect Oscar Rosies’s pizza from his home kitchen. Olly will be covering everything from ingredients to cooking time and everything in-between. If you’re passionate about pizza (and who isn’t?) then you absolutely can’t miss this one.

When: Saturday 23rd / 5.00pm - 5.30pm

Image credit: Oscars & Rosie's

Image credit: Oscars & Rosie's

4. Nottingham Contemporary - Dance For Creativity

Nottingham Contemporary have been providing a space for the public to experience international art, for free, for over a decade. At Nottstopping festival the art will be focused much closer to home!  Join Jim Brouwer for a DJ set with visuals provided… by you. Nottingham Contemporary asked the awesome people of Nottingham to send in footage of their lockdown creativity, the results of which will be shown alongside a playlist that is guaranteed to get you moving.

When: Saturday 23rd / 6.00pm - 7.00pm

5. Nottingham Playhouse - Imagine Nottingham

In what is sure to be a truly unique experience, Nottingham Playhouse have teamed up with 5 skilled artists who will be giving guided tours of our city. The unique part is that the tours will be entirely imagery! Each artist will act our their very own Nottingham and the results are sure to be fantastic.

When: Saturday 23rd / 5.00pm onwards

Nottingham Playhouse

Nottingham Playhouse

6. Peggy’s Skylight - Me & Mr Jones

Peggy’s Skylight will play host to vocal/piano duo who promise a stunning performance of Jazz, Blues and original pieces on both days of the festival.

When: Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th / 2.30pm (both days)

7. DHP Family/ The Bodega: A Conversation With Do Nothing

The Bodega is a staple venue of Nottingham’s usually thriving music scene. The venue hasn’t let lockdown stop them from showcasing the city’s up and coming artists and has been filling the void of gigs with live streams, interviews and top notch playlists. At Nottstopping Festival the Bodega will be interviewing one of Nottingham’s most promising artists, Do Nothing. Regulars on BBC Introducing and featured in the NME 100 list, Do Nothing are a band you need to know about.

When: Saturday 23rd / 3.00pm

Image credit: Do Nothing (Band)

Image credit: Do Nothing (Band)

For more information and the full line up, visit the Nottstopping Festival website

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