Things to do this weekend, 11th – 13th March 2016

Ezekial Bone - Robin Hood Town Tour

It’s been a little chilly here in Nottingham over the last few weeks, but with winter almost at an end – and lots of exciting events on the horizon – there’s every reason to have a little spring in your step this week. We have another weekend of top events coming up, and whether it’s knock out anecdotes courtesy of Ricky Hatton, behind the scenes tours of grand venues like the Theatre Royal, or the chance to watch Ellie Goulding charm the Motorpoint Arena’s Audience – there will be something for everyone to enjoy. See full listings on our What’s On page, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter to stay up to date with all that’s going on around Nottinghamshire.

An Evening with Ricky ‘the Hitman’ Hatton – 11th March

Spend an evening in the company of Ricky ‘The Hitman’ Hatton, one of Britain’s most-feared boxers.

The Hitman will be sharing inside stories from his illustrious career, and VIP guests can enjoy a tasty meal, and even get a professionally taken photo with the man himself.

Find more information here.

Disabled Access Day – 12th March

This Saturday, top venues including Nottingham Playhouse, the Theatre Royal, the National Ice Centre and Broadway Cinema will be hosting special, accessible events, as the country celebrates Disabled Access Day.

The venues will be running events such as Supportive Environment screenings at Broadway Cinema, and disabled inclusion ice skating sessions at the National Ice Centre.

They will also be showcasing their facilities and programmes of accessible events and shows.

See more information here.

BBC Symphony Orchestra – 12th March

The BBC Symphony Orchestra has been wowing audiences since 1930, and the sweet sounds of this world-renowned orchestra will fill the Theatre Royal on Saturday.

Feel the humbling power of an orchestra in perfect harmony, after enjoying a free, pre-show talk from Professor Robert Adlington, discussing Orff’s Carmina Burana.

Find more information here.

Robin Hood Town Tour – 12th March

The famous outlaw will once again be prowling the streets of Nottingham this weekend, leading a band of merry men on a fun, educational tour around the city’s historic highlights.

Ezekial Bone is a Robin Hood for the twenty-first century, and as a master story-teller, he’ll take you on a trip to find the truth behind the legend. Robin Hood lives!

Find more information here.

Ellie Goulding and James Morrison – 13th March

Two pop superstars will be competing on Sunday night, as Ellie Goulding lights up the Motorpoint Arena, and James Morrison fills the Theatre Royal to the brim.

Take your pick from the world-class entertainment on offer, and grab a bite to eat beforehand – check out our food and drink pages for a little inspiration.

Find more information on Ellie Goulding’s show here and James Morrison’s here.

Posted on 07 March 2016
Featured author: Alistair

Originally from Preston - but now calling Nottingham home – Alistair’s a St Helens rugby league fan who loves travel and music.

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