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Family treat at Create Theatre for half-term

The Gingerbread Man will be leaping into Create Theatre in Mansfield for a family treat.

Theatre and Comedy
Award nominations joy for city panto production

Award nominations joy for city panto production

Beauty and the Beast has been nominated for four awards at the Great British Pantomime Awards, which were announced on Sunday.

Theatre and Comedy
Dresses in cupboard. Photo by Pixabay.

Own up! How many impulse buys do you have stashed in the wardobe?

Women love shopping for clothes and shoes but rarely wear a lot of them.

News
It's Shrove Tuesday.

Nine things you might not know about Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday first started off as a religious festival in which Christians used up the last of their lard and fat in preparation for Lent when fasting happens.
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Gig Guide: Bands and musicians playing in the area this week

Gig Guide: Bands and musicians playing in the area this week

Check out one of the gigs coming up in the area over the next few days.

Music
Bach’s masterwork to be performed at Southwell Minster

Bach’s masterwork to be performed at Southwell Minster

Nottingham Harmonic Choir’s members return to concert action on Saturday, March 17 with a performance of Bach’s St Matthew Passion at Southwell Minster.

Music
Playhouse programme looks to amplify local theatre talent

Playhouse programme looks to amplify local theatre talent

Talented upcoming professional artists are encouraged to apply to a new artist development programme being run by Nottingham Playhouse.

Theatre and Comedy
Irish music to the fore with Derby Concert Band performance

Irish music to the fore with Derby Concert Band performance

Derby Concert Band’s Celtic Festival concert is on Saturday, March 17, at 7.30pm at Landau Forte College, Fox Street, Derby.

Music
Gig on home turf for Matt’s new band

Gig on home turf for Matt’s new band

Raucous balladeering, indie rock’n’roll and a Motown spirit are the order of the day as Matt McGuinness and the MLC play an intimate homecoming concert in the Derby Cathedral retrochoir on February 24.

Music
Online star issues warm welcome as his tour comes to the area

Online star issues warm welcome as his tour comes to the area

YouTube star Markiplier’s You’re Welcome tour is coming to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on February 22.

Theatre and Comedy
Big band sounds from singing star Seal

Big band sounds from singing star Seal

British soul legend Seal is on tour this February and is coming to Nottingham on February 19 to perform at the Royal Concert Hall.

Music
Rattigan classic hits the stage in Nottingham

Rattigan classic hits the stage in Nottingham

Terence Rattigan’s classic tale Flare Path is to be performed at Nottingham’s Lace Market Theatre from February 19-24.

Theatre and Comedy
Wind orchestra celebrates Wonderful World in next concert

Wind orchestra celebrates Wonderful World in next concert

Catch up with Nottingham Symphonic Wind Orchestra in their next concert, to be held on March 24.

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Shazia Mirza Portrait

Stand-up star Shazia is heading for the Guildhall

With Love From St Tropez is the new stand-up show from Shazia Mirza and it can be seen at Derby’s Guildhall Theatre on May 18.

Theatre and Comedy
Sounds of America come to Crich this weekend

Sounds of America come to Crich this weekend

The Grahams can be seen giving a concert on February 17 at the Crich Glebe Field Centre, from 7.30pm.

Music
Pyehill Male Voice Choir at Beamish Museum

Choir to hold fundraising concert to help guides’ trip

Pye Hill and District Male Voice Choir is to perform a concert on Saturday, March 10, to support Somercotes Girl Guides who are to visit India.

Music
Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

It’s time for Kevin Bryan to review some of the new music releases.

Music
Enjoy Four Seasons by candlelight at Derby Cathedral

Enjoy Four Seasons by candlelight at Derby Cathedral

The London Concertante chamber orchestra will be performing at Derby Cathedral on April 20.

Music
Derby arts centre Quad.
Photo by Graham Lucas Commons

Family fun aplenty at QUAD this half-term

QUAD in Derby has a selection of family friendly events for February half-term, including STEM-focused workshops, a Make and Take Day, Minecraft workshops and family friendly films.

Arts
National treasure Pam offers wit and wisdom at Derby Theatre

National treasure Pam offers wit and wisdom at Derby Theatre

An Evening With Pam Ayres can be seen at Derby Theatre on Sunday, February 18, from 5pm.

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