Things To Do This Weekend : 17th – 19th March 2017

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The days are getting longer, the air is getting warmer, and everyone has a little more energy to enjoy the weekend. As ever, there are lots of events and happenings going on in Nottingham – from street parties to ballet you can find something whatever your taste. Read on to see what we’ve handpicked, and don’t forget you can always check out our What’s On page for more ideas!


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HANDMADE NOTTINGHAM MARKET

THE MALT CROSS
SUNDAY 19TH MARCH 11-5PM

Based in the Malt Cross music hall, this is set to be a delightful afternoon of creativity, fun and great design. Browse 20+ stalls of handmade goods, including stationery, jewellery, fashion, accessories and homewares – all locally made and totally unique! The experience of buying local products becomes all the more special by saying hello to the makers and designers, and if you’re feeling inspired there will be a number of drop in workshops and activities too!


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SAINT PETERSBURG CLASSIC BALLET PRESENT… THE NUTCRACKER

ROYAL CONCERT HALL
WEDNESDAY 15 – SUNDAY 19 MARCH 2017

An exquisite weekend of ballet is set for the Royal Concert Hall this weekend with timeless classic The Nutcracker. Delicate, graceful and visually stunning, the ballet includes favourites such as Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and Waltz of the Flowers. A grand excuse to dress up, treat a loved one and share a magical evening at the theatre, this is not to be missed.


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ANITA & ME STREET PARTY

THEATRE ROYAL
SATURDAY 18 MARCH 12NOON – 4.30PM

Meera Syal’s much loved novel Anita & Me comes to the Theatre Royal this week and they’re throwing a good old street party to celebrate. Bringing the vibrancy and colour of the local culture to the city streets, the Asian community will be presenting a fabulous array of food, music, dance and stalls. Expect pop up arts, authentic cuisine, music to move you and lots of entertainment.


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CLUMBER PARK DUATHLON 2017

CLUMBER PARK
SATURDAY 18 MARCH 2017

For those of you who are seasoned in the realm of sports and athletics, this Saturday gives a chance to meet, compete and test your skills within a National Trust Country Park. Take part in a variety of races involving running and cycling and enjoy the beautiful setting of Clumber Park as spring emerges. Please note: for some races you must have a BTF licence and to have registered your interest in being part of the National team. Good luck!


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SHEKU KANNEH-MASON PERFORMING WITH THE NOTTINGHAM YOUTH ORCHESTRA

ALBERT HALL, NOTTINGHAM
MARCH 19TH, 7.30PM

After gaining the title of BBC Young Musician of the Year 2016, Sheku Kanneh-Mason has become a name to watch out for taking the classical music world and beyond by storm. Armed with his cello he has performed at the BAFTAS and on Britain’s Got Talent, along with the rest of his musically talented family. It’s a pleasure to see a Nottingham lad go from strength to strength, and will be a treat to have him perform on home turf.


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Posted on 13 March 2017
Featured author: Sophie

Writer and amateur local historian with an affection for English eccentrics. Returned to Nottingham in 2013, only to fall in love with the creative and cultural goings of the city.

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