Nottz Diary
What's happening around Nottz
Accelerated Literacy Through Podcasts Crowd Funding Project

Hothouse Theatre are launching their Crowd Funding bid to raise funds to pilot the Accelerated Literacy Project!

The project will use the creation of podcasts, audio reports and radio plays to help young people make up for lost school hours due to Covid-19.

We will need your help to make this happen!

Please support our Crowd funding bid!

You could even get yourself named in a Fake News report!!

All donations are welcome ... even the little ones!

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Annual General Meeting

16th Oct

Sherwin Road Community Garden

 Because of the coronavirus, this year's AGM will be limited to existing members and conducted by exchange of emails. Members have already been emailed an invitation to take part.

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Papplewick Steampunk Market

17th Oct

Papplewick Pumping Station

 A selection of socially distanced steampunk trade stalls and the opportunity to promenade and see the pumping station in steam. Admission via pre-booked tickets only.

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Thoresby10 2020

18th Oct

SBR Events

 The award winning event 'Thoresby10' is a 5k, 10k, 10 mile & half marathon autumnal trail run in the beautiful grounds of Thoresby Park, north Nottinghamshire. The route is the same as well known 'The Longhorn' but in reverse.

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Nottingham Playhouse Unlocked

Mon 19 Oct – Mon 9 Nov

Nottingham Playhouse

A brand new festival of live and live-streamed shows.

We’re delighted to be ‘unlocking’ our doors for the first time since our closure in March, to host an exciting and eclectic festival of live and live-streamed shows. Whether you want to join us in person at Nottingham Playhouse, or watch from the comfort of your own home, there’s lots on offer for you to enjoy.

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Sound Walk for people aged 55+: Arboretum

19th Oct

City Arts

 Sound Walks open up a new way of discovering sounds. Walkers wear headphones and artist Isabel Jones will operate a radio transmitter, allowing you to listen to and record sounds as you walk.

The guided walks will combine the use of voice, stories and audio recordings. They will inspire conversation and listening.

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Reforming The Image: Black representation on screen

19th Oct - 22nd Nov

Quad Derby

 Reforming The Image: Black representation on screen is a new film season looking at some of the ways in which Black representation on screen has changed and adapted to reflect a more authentic depiction of the Black experience.

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Rootless Island Baby
by Sarah 'Rain' Kolawole

21st Oct


 A staged reading of this brand new play from Nottingham Playhouse Associate Artist Sarah ‘Rain’ Kolawole. Directed by Madeleine Kludje.

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A Double-Bill of New Work by East Midlands Talent

28th Oct

Nottingham Playhouse

 This exciting double-bill is part of the Nottingham Playhouse Unlocked festival of live and livestreamed shows.

Ben Norris: A Short Tour of the Heart

Naomi Obeng: Where it Lands

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29th Oct

Nottingham Playhouse

 This is the first public sharing of a new work in development from Nottingham’s most wayward and compelling theatrical partnership: an old tale with new beginnings that raises the hair, tingles the spine and tickles the ribs.

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Halloween Walk for Bowel Cancer UK

31st Oct

Bowel Cancer UK

 6 mile walk along the River Trent and canal in aid of Bowel Cancer UK. Invite your little scary ghosts for the walk and dress up! All ages welcome. We will be walking 3 miles per hour pace.

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Hand Me Down

3rd Nov

Nottingham Playhouse

 In a story of dance and spoken word, 3 friends see their reflection in family who exist on opposite sides of British identity, being pulled apart in an increasingly aggressive debate about race.

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Nottingham Poetry Festival
13th - 22nd Nov

We are pleased to announce that Nottingham Poetry Festival will be launching from the 13 – 22 November 2020. This year, we’ll be delivering a blended festival, mixing a small number of live events with an online programme. We’re set to touch on the importance of poetic education, rebel against the notion that poetry is optional, and showcase the contemporary voices speaking now.

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