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Forest Live gig in Notts for favourites Elbow

Elbow is the latest band to announce dates as part of Forest Live, where acts perform in spectacular woodland settings around the country as part of the summer concert series promoted by the Forestry Commission.

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Seat honour for Chuckle Brothers at Theatre Royal

Seat honour for Chuckle Brothers at Theatre Royal

To commemorate The Chuckle Brothers’ 50th year in pantomime, a seat has been dedicated to them in the Theatre Royal Nottingham’s auditorium.

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Funding success for Theatre Royal project

Funding success for Theatre Royal project

The Theatre Royal Nottingham has won support from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to begin work on a two-year project to create a new digital archive of its 151-year history.

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Derby Theatre

‘Big House’ role for Derby Theatre

Derby Theatre is ‘proud’ to be part of The Big House, a £5 million tailored support programme for the Creative and Digital Industries (CDI) sector in the region.

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Camelias add a splash of colour to the cold winter months

Gardening Tips: Camelias bring colour to dark winter days

If your garden is in a mild location in the UK then snowdrops, crocuses and daffodils will begin to show their heads in February.

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Pye Hill Male Voice Choir

Pye Hill MVC to give free concert this weekend

The members of the Pye Hill & District Male Voice Choir are to perform in a free concert this weekend.

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Guy Garvey on stage with Elbow.

Elbow to play Sherwood Forest

A Cast of Thousands is expected to flock to see British rock stars Elbow live in Sherwood Forest.

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Extra Nottingham date for Carrott and co

Extra Nottingham date for Carrott and co

Stand Up and Rock featuring Jasper Carrott is to be performed at Nottingham Theatre Royal on May 18-19.

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Back to the 80s with The Wedding Singer

Back to the 80s with The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer is coming to Nottingham Theatre Royal from May 9-13.

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Nottingham Playhouse

Photo by Robert Day

Lots to enjoy at Playhouse this spring

A Nottingham icon, a Pulitzer prize-winning novel, a global smash hit rock opera and a landmark British comedy are just some of the highlights of the spring/summer 2017 season at Nottingham Playhouse.

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DCO to perform kids’ concerts

DCO to perform kids’ concerts

Derby Concert Orchestra members will be performing two short concerts for youngsters on Sunday, January 22, from 1.30pm and 3.30pm.

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Arena gig for Avenged Sevenfold

Arena gig for Avenged Sevenfold

Avenged Sevenfold are in action at Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on Wednesday, January 18.

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See top artwork at Erewash Museum

See top artwork at Erewash Museum

Visionary art by well-established and internationally recognised artists is featuring in a Timeless Imagination exhibition, which completes its run in the Lally Gallery at Ilkeston’s Erewash Museum on January 17.

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Fascinating exhibition continues at QUAD in Derby

Fascinating exhibition continues at QUAD in Derby

Check out QUAD’s current exhibition What a Loving, and Beautiful World, running until February 5.

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Adam, in costume as Smee, proposes to Karen Tomkins on stage at Mansfield's Palace Theatre during a performance of Peter Pan.

Mansfield panto giant returns for more

A giant of Mansfield panto is set to return to the scene of a career highlight after signing up to appear in this year’s production.

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Mansfield Hospitals Theatre Troupe in panto action

Mansfield Hospitals Theatre Troupe in panto action

Jack and the Beanstalk is to be performed at Mansfield Palace Theatre on January 21 and then January 23-28

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Apply to take part in Indietracks

Apply to take part in Indietracks

Bands and musicians are encouraged to apply to take part in this year’s Indietracks Festival, which will run from July 28-30.

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Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Check out Will’s work at QUAD Gallery

A new exhibition by Will Hurt is at QUAD Gallery in Derby.

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Marcia Ball performs on Mountain Stage in 2001.

Marcia’s having a Ball at The Flowerpot

Marcia Ball is the guest performer at The Flowerpot in Derby on Wednesday, January 18.

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Last chance to catch the Chuckles at Nottingham Royal

Last chance to catch the Chuckles at Nottingham Royal

It’s your last chance to see The Chuckle Brothers, who have had audiences rolling in the aisles over the last six week in this sparkling pantomime production of Jack And The Beanstalk at Nottingham’s Theatre Royal.

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