Eight great things to do in Nottingham this weekend (18 & 19 March 2023)

Not sure what’s happening in Nottingham this weekend? Whatever the weather decides to do, we’ve got you covered.

1. Share the love this Mother’s Day
Check out our Mother’s Day blog for some inspiration of where to treat your Mum this weekend!

2. Get creative
With Debbie Bryan's brilliant creative class, you'll learn two great crafts! Learn how to make a candle and tea light with your own painted glass design. Then whilst the candle sets, create a mini dried flower wreath, resulting in a gorgeous table centrepiece.

All materials are provided, plus you get the popular Cream Tea service: a homemade fruit scone and tea or coffee with cream and fruit preserve.

3. Watch a musical
For £15, nab Footloose the Musical at Nottingham Arts Theatre on George Street. To the rockin' rhythm of its Oscar and Tony-nominated Top Forty score, augmented with dynamic new songs, Footloose celebrates the wisdom of listening to young people while guiding them with a warm heart and open mind.

Thursday 16 March - Saturday 18 March 2023 I Thurs: 19:30 - 21:30 I Fri: 19:30 - 21:30 I Sat: 14:30 - 16:30 and 19:30 - 21:30

Adults: £15 - £16 | Concessions: £13 - £14 | Family and group tickets available)

4. Theatre and Dance
If you missed the Tom Dale Company dance performance at Nottingham Light Night, you can catch SUB:VERSION & SURGE ​​this Friday and Saturday at the Djanogly Theatre, Lakeside Arts. An immersive, audio-visual performance, with digital projection specialists, Vent Media and British music producer ITAL TEK.

The new group piece SUB:VERSION is an elegant selection of 10 dance sketches that weave a hypnotic journey through an array of electronic music sub-genres using WEN’s album EPHEM:ERA – a sophomore album study on the mercurial warp and weft of modern UK dance music. Suitable for ages 8+. Contains loud music and strobe lighting

5. See a gig
Hailing from Nottingham, Celestines are an indie-infused dance rock band, famous for their energising stage presence and high-octane songs, and you can see them live at The Bodega on Saturday 18 March.

6. Zoe Lyons: Bald Ambition Tour
For one night only catch TV host and award-winning critically acclaimed comedian Zoe Lyons on her standup tour: The ‘Bald Ambition Tour’ at The Canalhouse. Sunday 19 March, 7pm.

7. Turning Japanese
During its 20th anniversary, the Japan Foundation Touring Film Programme comes to Broadway Cinema showcasing the best of contemporary Japanese cinema with six special screenings from 18 - 23 March 2023.

8.Get a pint for £3
From 6pm on every Sunday, you can enjoy a pint of cask ale or real cider for just £3 Six Barrel Drafthouse, Victoria 


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