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Paris Marathon 2019

 Guy will be running the Paris Marathon 2019 to raise funds for Hothouse Theatre.

All 26.2 miles of it! Paris. 14th April 2019. A day that will live in infamy.

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Hothouse Theatre's Nottz Film Festival 2019
Hothouse Theatre’s 4th film festival is open for submissions until 30th April!

 There will 8 categories to enter:
Advert or Trailer, Animated Film, Artistic Film, Factual Film, Fictional Film, Foreign Language Film, Young Person's live action film , Young Person’s Animated Film The festival is open to all.

All the films need to be no more than 10 mins in length.

The films must be consistent with the British board of Film Classification PG certificate.

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NCVS News
NCVS

Tuesday 9 April 2019 We'll be back in three weeks (Tuesday 30 April) as the e-bulletin is taking a short break over Easter. The deadline for contributions and comments for the next e-bulletin is Friday 26 April.

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Tasmania passes landmark transgender rights reforms
Pink News

Sweeping reforms to extend gender recognition law reforms have been passed in Tasmania, Australia, despite opposition from the state government.

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First ever black hole image released
BBC
It measures 40 billion km across - three million times the size of the Earth - and has been described by scientists as "a monster".

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A new hominid species has been found in a Philippine cave
Science News
Fossils with distinctive features indicate that the hominid species inhabited the island now known as Luzon at least 50,000 years ago, according to a study in the April 11 Nature.

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Final acts added to Splendour 2019, including three Confetti acts
Confetti
With excitement building and tickets selling at record speeds following the announcement of Manic Street Preachers, The Specials, Rag’n’Bone Man and All Saints for Splendour on Saturday 20 July, a great selection of new acts have today been announced for this year’s stellar line-up including Confetti student acts BRIA, Camille Christel and Velvet Blush!

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Young soloist of the year
Newark & Sherwood Concert Band
Closing date for entries - 30th April 2019

Do you know any talented musicians that are aged 18 or under (by 31st August 2019)? Would they love the opportunity to perform at the Newark Palace Theatre? Would they like to compete in Newark and Sherwood Concert Band's 'Young Soloist of the Year?'

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4Uth Award
Nottinghamshire County Council

The Nottinghamshire Outstanding Achievement 4Uth Award aims to recognise young people who have achieved a great deal and pushed their personal boundaries, whatever they are. It is a county council initiative to celebrate the achievements of young people across the county.

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We’re turning 25, and we need you!
Confetti

To mark our 25th anniversary, we are putting together an exhibition of our former students’ memories and milestones over the years. Anyone who has studied at Confetti since our beginning in 1994 has a chance to tell their best stories from their time here!

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Spring Fair and Model Submarine Event
Papplewick Pumping Station

on the 21st & 22nd April we will be holding our first steaming event of the year, the theme is Spring Fair and Model Submarine Event.

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Applications now open for our Young Reporter Programme
Into Film

Applications are now open, and we are looking for our next group of reporters - a troop of film enthusiasts aged 13-18 from across the UK. If someone you know is looking for an opportunity to get into the world of film, whilst enhancing their presenting and interviewing skills, then this is their chance!

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Green Festival T-Shirt
Nottingham Green Festival

What better way to celebrate pay day than by donating £5 to keep Green Festival alive, whilst entering a draw to win a Green Fest T-shirt!!

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Ashfield’s Awards

Chad

The Ashfield Community Awards, celebrated those volunteers, sportspeople, organisations and people who make the district shine.

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For the Love of George

 An adaptation of the monologue that was a critical success at the Edinburgh Festival 2000. It follows the experience of a woman trapped in violent marriage and her relationship with George and biology.

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Recycle and Help Keep Hothouse Projects Going!


Printer Ink Cartridges
Old Clothes
Bric-a-Brac

Hothouse Theatre can take them off your hands

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Swan Lake Dreams – a performance project for ballet students

Birmingham Royal Ballet School

This year, Birmingham Royal Ballet is rolling out its large-scale performance project Swan Lake Dreams to ballet students of all ages and abilities in two of its touring regions as well as from across the Midlands.

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FIRST LOOK: Have a little Faith | BGT 2019

Britain's Got Talent

 "I wasn't expecting that!" - Neither were we, Dec. What a truly incredible voice 18-year-old Faith Tucker has!

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What's On Podcast April 2019

 Guy and Duncan and Shaun chat about what's on in the cinema this April.


Out now in a cinema near you ...

... and coming soon ...

Catch up on what is on at the cinema this month.

Broxtowe Youth Homelessness bags £4,000 from Tesco’s community grant scheme

Broxtowe Youth Homelessness

BYH are delighted to announce it has bagged £4,000 from Tesco’s Bags of Help community grant scheme. Bags of Help is run in partnership with environmental charity Groundwork, and sees grants awarded to thousands of local community projects every year. Since launching in 2015, it’s provided more than £71 million to over 23,000 local community projects.

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The diets cutting one in five lives short every year

BBC

 The food we eat is putting 11 million of us into an early grave each year, an influential study shows.

The analysis, in the Lancet, found that our daily diet is a bigger killer than smoking and is now involved in one in five deaths around the world.

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CIEEM and RSPB advise against netting on hedges and trees
CIEEM and the RSPB are aware of the recent rise in the use of netting on trees and hedges to prevent birds from nesting in vegetation needing to be removed from development sites during the breeding season. Whilst not illegal, we have considerable concerns about the use of this practice and we advise against its use.

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2Weeks 2Make It Midlands 2019 is now open for registration!
17th May - 31st May

Screen Central in association with SYFN presents the sixth Midlands incarnation of the UK’s best music video competition which will kick off on Friday May 17th in Birmingham.

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Chicago elects Lori Lightfoot as first female black mayor

BBC

 The US city of Chicago has made history by electing an African-American woman as its mayor for the first time.

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Confetti scoops Sustainable Development award
Confetti

On Thursday 28 March, our team attended the Bricks Awards 2019 where Confetti was a nominee for the Sustainable Development award

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NAE Open
New Art Exchange
13 July 2019 - 8 September 2019

 We are proud to announce NAE's inaugural 'open' exhibition – an open platform for artists to apply and exhibit their work. Given NAE's key priorities in supporting both culturally diverse and local talent, the exhibition will be open to all artists in Nottinghamshire, and also to UK artists of culturally diverse heritage and those exploring diversity within their practice living anywhere in the UK.

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BACKLIT is looking for Trustees!
BACKLIT

We’re looking for Trustees who will help us to raise awareness of our work in the region and nationally, develop long-term partnerships and a strong regional network, continue to build a sustainable and financially stable future and champion the work of the organisation

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SUBMISSIONS for the 4th edition in 2019 are now open!
Nottingham International Film Festival

We are looking for the best in British Independent Cinema. Inventive, bold and original stories set in the UK, by a UK director or featuring a majority British cast. All features must have a run time of over 40 minutes.

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Find a volunteer opportunity
Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

Volunteer today! By giving an hour, a day, a week or month volunteering, you will be making a difference for wildlife and wild places.

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Poets Against Racism
Nottingham Poetry Festival 2019
Poets Against Racism (PAR) are a performance collective bringing Midlands-based poets, spoken word artists and rappers together to challenge the rise in racism and bigotry in our society. This event encourages new performers to join more established poets in creating a safe space to explore identity, belonging and how to celebrate diversity in a post Brexit world. Hosted by Manjit Sahota, founder of PAR, and will include live performances and a short open mic section.

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Doing it for Maggies

 Alex is running the London Marathon to raise money for Maggie’s, who provide support for people and families dealing with cancer and is run on donations alone.

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FREE writing competition for ages 4 – 14
Explore Learning
Explore Learning Writers’ Awards For the past ten years, Explore Learning has been inspiring children to write, from the young authors in the making to those a little more reluctant. This year, we’re giving children a ‘Chance to change the world’ with their imagination by writing a 500-word story! How would you change the world?

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Miles in May
Better in Bassetlaw ‘Miles in May’ is a Bassetlaw-wide project which is encouraging as many local people and organisations as possible to commit to doing 26 miles – the equivalent of a marathon – or as much as they can in the month of May.

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Free trees for schools and communities Wooland Trust

We want to make sure that everybody in the UK has the chance to plant a tree. So we’re giving away hundreds of thousands of trees to schools and communities.

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