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Inspirational youngsters perform at the Palace Theatre

The Inspire Youth Art’s Showcase event is to take place this week, on Thursday, February 22 and Friday, February 23, at Mansfield’s Palace Theatre.

Music
Panto fun as Stargazers return with Aladdin

Panto fun as Stargazers return with Aladdin

The Stargazers Drama Group is showcasing a team of new young players in its production of the traditional family pantomime Aladdin.

Theatre and Comedy

Star DJ Lamacq is back in city to mark Rescue Rooms’ 15th birthday

BBC 6 Music DJ and champion of independent venues Steve Lamacq is returning to play a DJ set at the Rescue Rooms to mark its 15 years at the heart of Nottingham’s live music scene.

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Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Here is Kevin Bryan’s regular review of some of the latest music releases.

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Dance stars back in Nottingham with unmissable triple bill

Dance stars back in Nottingham with unmissable triple bill

Britain’s national dance company Rambert returns to Nottingham with audience favourite A Linha Curva, in a programme of dance that displays the company’s range and abundance of talent at the Theatre Royal from February 27–March 1.

Arts
Get in on the act with Belper Musical Theatre’s latest production

Get in on the act with Belper Musical Theatre’s latest production

Belper Musical Theatre’s two-week production of the musical Sister Act moves this week to Belper Community Theatre, where it can be seen from February 21-24.

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SnowWhite gets the Red Earth treatment in Playhouse performance

SnowWhite gets the Red Earth treatment in Playhouse performance

Enjoy a new version of the Snow White story when Red Earth perform Mirror Mirror in the Neville Studio at Nottingham Playhouse on February 24.

Theatre and Comedy
Great ideas for things to do in Derbyshire

10 great things to do in Derbyshire this half term

It’s half term, but you don’t have to travel far - or spend a fortune - to keep the kids occupied in Derbyshire.

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Viking helmet. Photo by Pixabay.

Viking activities offer half-term fun this week

Take your children on a voyage of discovery this half-term to learn about the Vikings at Nottingham Lakeside Arts.

Music
Get ready for Mil’s Thrills at latest Beanbag Music Club

Get ready for Mil’s Thrills at latest Beanbag Music Club

The latest Beanbag Music Club event takes place on Saturday, February 24, and is called Mil’s Trills.

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Busy year ahead for punk aces Verbal Warning

Busy year ahead for punk aces Verbal Warning

Nottinghamshire punk veteran legends Verbal Warning are in action this weekend at the Derby CAMRA Winter Beer Festival on February 23.

Music
Blast from the past with 80s stars at the RCH

Blast from the past with 80s stars at the RCH

Icons of the 80s is a show that is set to rock out on February 24 at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall, providing a nostalgic blast of music from yesteryear.

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Rocket & Salmon Putanesca. Photo by Jason Ingram.

RECIPE: Rocket and Salmon Putanesca

Here’s a tasty recipe for you to have a go at.

Arts
Youngster’s choir is going from strength to strength in Long Eaton

Youngster’s choir is going from strength to strength in Long Eaton

The Long Eaton-based The Rockabillies Children’s Choir is going from strength to strength.

Music
Smash hit musical to be performed by Long Eaton Operatic Society

Smash hit musical to be performed by Long Eaton Operatic Society

Long Eaton Operatic Society members return to the stage with a production of Whistle Down The Wind at Trent College in the town, running from April 10-14.

Music
Glee Club live date for rising comedy star Ellie Taylor

Glee Club live date for rising comedy star Ellie Taylor

Ellie Taylor can currently be seen on your TV as one of the stars of BBC2’s The Mash Report and she is due to hit the road again with her stand-up show This Guy.

Theatre and Comedy
Nottingham Symphony Orchestra’s next concert will be out of this world

Nottingham Symphony Orchestra’s next concert will be out of this world

Nottingham Symphony Orchestra (NSO) will be performing Holst’s famous The Planets at its next concert on Saturday, March 3, celebrating the suite’s 100th anniversary.

Music
WIN: Tickets up for grabs for spectacular Gandeys Circus experience

WIN: Tickets up for grabs for spectacular Gandeys Circus experience

Gandeys Circus: The Greatest Showmen is coming to Uttoxeter New Road (opposite Old Mill), Derby, from March 8-18.

Theatre and Comedy
Squeeze legend speaks out on new tour

Squeeze legend speaks out on new tour

Squeeze stalwart and Ivor Novello winning songwriter Chris Difford is bringing his tour to The Flowerpot on March 15.

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Dave Spikey

Comic Spikey rides into town with his latest stand-up show

Comedy veteran Dave Spikey is celebrating 30 years in the industry with his latest stand-up show, Juggling On A Motorbike, coming to Derby Theatre on February 23.

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