Fun Stuff

a collection of some of the daft, fun and moving things that people have placed on the internet as a way of coping with the current situation.

If you come across any links that might work here send them to us.

guy@hothousetheatre.com

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Hothouse Theatre’s online Magazine Oh My Nottz is coming out of hibernation!

Oh My Nottz uses the production of video, audio and written content to inspire young people from all backgrounds to become the best people they can be.

After 3 months in lockdown we are preparing to get young people involved in producing articles, radio plays and podcasts for publication once again.

Your donations will help!

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Kairi Kaiso celebrates the masters!
Nottingham Global Roots Festival

njoy this one by Mighty Conqueror (Leroy Paul). Our Trinbagonian language is a thing of joy... kind of like our calypso. James (cajon), Nicole (vocals) & Michelle (flute) make a great team.

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From Slums to Skate Parks to Shopping: The History of the Broadmarsh
Left Lion

From slums and skate parks, to shopping centres and abandoned residential plans, the intu Broadmarsh Centre has long proved to be a problematic piece of architecture in Nottingham’s cityscape.

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How to see Comet NEOWISE
EarthSky

Face west-northwest, just after sunset. Avoid trees or buildings to have a clear view of the horizon. Sweep with your binoculars around the location for the comet marked on this chart. Some might barely see the comet with the unaided eye.

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The United States of Nottingham: How Much Do You Know About the American Towns Named After Notts?
Left Lion

Two intrepid reporters. Five stateside locations. One giant waste of time. This is the whirlwind story of our investigation into how the name of our great city made its way across the New World. This is the United States of Notts…

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Life in lockdown with photographer Grace Eden
City Arts

Based in St. Anns, Nottingham, photographer Grace Eden has been documenting her life under lockdown. This blog post is the first in a series. We will be offering a platform to artists who have taken a non-traditional route into the arts, as well as artists using creativity to shine a light on the experiences of those who are most vulnerable.

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LeftLion Football Podcast Episode 9: Paul Severn
Left Lion

Gareth, Colin and Jim welcome Paul Severn to try to make sense of Forest's meltdown as they lose a grip on their playoff place.

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Mayhem Film Festival 2020 to go ahead in “slimmed-down” format at Broadway Cinema
Left Lion

Nottingham’s premier festival for horror, sci-fi and cult cinema will take place from 15 - 18 October 2020 with a smaller film line-up to accommodate safety measures. The nickname “Skeleton Mayhem” has been chosen to reflect this smaller-scale approach to the event.

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7-Day Cinema Diet #17
QUAD

This week’s 7 Day Cinema Diet is not for the film viewer with no stamina. While there is 7 days worth of films here, one of those days is dedicated to Philippino director Lav Diaz, master of the long running time. Lav’s films alone account for over 21 hours of film this week. So cross your legs and get stuck in.

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Writer's Block
 all things about the writing scene in Nottingham and beyond

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Dad's dinner party
When you can't have friends around... host a dinner party for the kids!

BBC

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15p is a lot though
When You Don't Want To Pay For A Plastic Bag

BBC

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Folk Cloud

Folk Music from around the world

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Bill Withers

Live In Concert BBC 1973

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The Wooden Box
by Guy Jones
 Is Tracey, Sam’s fiancée’s ex going mad? Is she just playing a rather bizarre practical joke or is this the strangest bout of flirting in the history of history?

It all centres on the wooden box that Tracey’s Grandmother, George ‘invented.’

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