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Poetry festival comes to city centre venues this weekend

This weekend brings an exciting line-up of local, national and international poets to Derby for the first ever Derby Poetry Festival.

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THEATRE REVIEW: Blood Brothers at Nottingham Theatre Royal

THEATRE REVIEW: Blood Brothers at Nottingham Theatre Royal

Acclaim from packed houses with standing ovations has been greeting Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers for more than 30 years now, writes John Shawcroft, so nobody could be surprised at the magnificent response from the Theatre Royal audience at Nottingham this week.

Theatre and Comedy
GIG GUIDE: Bands playing in the area over the next few days

GIG GUIDE: Bands playing in the area over the next few days

Friday, November 24

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Festive fun for all the family in Dear Santa show

Festive fun for all the family in Dear Santa show

Dear Santa is to be performed at the Theatre Royal Nottingham, from November 30-December 2.

Theatre and Comedy
Strictly stars will trip the light fantastic next year in new show

Strictly stars will trip the light fantastic next year in new show

Following a sensational sell-out debut tour last year, Strictly sweethearts Kevin and Karen Clifton are back in 2018 with a brand new show.

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Percussion aces to perform at Derby Cathedral this week

Percussion aces to perform at Derby Cathedral this week

Brookyln-based group So Percussion perform their show From Out A Darker Sea at Derby Cathedral on November 22.

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Students to perform concert in city with American flavour

Students to perform concert in city with American flavour

The University of Nottingham Choir and Philharmonia will be performing a concert at the city’s Albert Hall on Saturday, November 25, from 7.30pm.

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Holly hits at Guildhall Theatre

Holly hits at Guildhall Theatre

Buddy Holly and the Cricketers once again herald the Yuletide festivities with Holly at Christmas.

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Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Sci-fi event with festive flavour at Derby’s QUAD

Sledge-Lit is a day of horror, fantasy and science-fiction with a festive flavour at QUAD in Derby.

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Film review: Memories in the spotlight in Marjorie Prime

Film review: Memories in the spotlight in Marjorie Prime

Not far beneath Marjorie Prime’s sci-fi veneer is a meditation on memory, identity and grief, writes Natalie Stendall.

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‘Singing fireman’ rounds off great year with NYE performance at Royal Concert Hall

‘Singing fireman’ rounds off great year with NYE performance at Royal Concert Hall

Performing on stage with Grammy nominated East Midlands’ orchestra Sinfonia Viva at the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, on New Year’s Eve will be a fitting way to finish a busy year for Heanor singer and firefighter Andy Quinn.

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Choirs team up for concert in Swanwick

Choirs team up for concert in Swanwick

The Pye Hill & District Male Voice Choir’s members are delighted that the ever-popular Derbyshire Constabulary Male Voice Choir is to join them in concert at St. Andrews Church, The Green, Swanwick, on Saturday, November 25, at 7.30p.m.

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Kings of Leon tribute comes to Derby

Kings of Leon tribute comes to Derby

Kings Ov Leon bring their tribute to the Kings Of Leon to Derby’s Flowerpot on Friday, November 24.

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Tribute show at Guildhall to a jazz great

Tribute show at Guildhall to a jazz great

The late Stan Tracey was an outstanding figure in the jazz world.

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Join Joe for jokes galore next year in Nottingham visit

Join Joe for jokes galore next year in Nottingham visit

Joe Lycett is to perform at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham, on November 24, 2018 and tickets are now on sale to see the comedian in action.

Theatre and Comedy
Stars come out for Theatre Royal’s sparkling panto

Stars come out for Theatre Royal’s sparkling panto

Television stars Sherrie Hewson and Ben Richards will join forces with previous Theatre Royal panto favourites Ben Nickless and Andrew Ryan to appear in eagerly-awaited family pantomime Beauty and the Beast, at the Nottingham venue from December 9-January 14.

Theatre and Comedy
Family tale in Neville Studio this Christmas

Family tale in Neville Studio this Christmas

Town Mouse and Country Mouse is to be performed in the Nottingham Playhouse Neville Studio, from December 13-January 6

Theatre and Comedy
Nottingham venue hosts tribute to county music legends

Nottingham venue hosts tribute to county music legends

Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers fans are in for a treat when the tribute show Islands In The Stream comes to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal on Wednesday, November 28.

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Star pianist Clare to appear with Sinfonia Viva in Nottingham concert

Star pianist Clare to appear with Sinfonia Viva in Nottingham concert

Sinfonia Viva return to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall for a performance there on Wednesday, November 29, starting at 7.30pm.

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Charlatans begin UK tour in the area

Charlatans begin UK tour in the area

The Charlatans start their full UK tour at Nottingham’s Rock City on November 29.

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