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7 Things to Do in Nottingham This Weekend

19 April 18 words: Isobel Hartley

Seven things? We're treating you lot this week. There's just so much kicking off...

Nottingham Poetry Festival: Welcome to the Festival, with Henry Normal and Friends

When: Friday 20 April, 7pm - 10pm
Where: Antenna
What: Henry Normal kicks off the festival in style, alongside those accompanying him on his tour of Nottinghamshire libraries.
How come? It’s a chance to Experience fantastic live poetry from both local and national poets as they come together for the opening night of the fest.
How much? £5
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Friday Nights

When: Friday 20 April, 5pm - 10pm
Where: Sneinton Market Avenues
What: Live entertainment, poetry, street food and all-round good vibes at the very center of Nottingham’s creative hub.
How come? It’s the perfect place to meet up with your mates to get that Friday feeling and kickstart your weekend with some grub and live entertainment.
How much? Free
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Bamalamasingsong

When: Friday 20 April, 8.30pm - 12.30am
Where: Rescue Rooms
What: A communal rock singalong; a live band plays all the songs you know and love while the crowd sings the lyrics.
How come? Get swept along by the energy of the crowd and proper bob-on atmosphere while belting out your favourite tunes.
How much? £7 advanced tickets, £10 on the door
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Record Store Day Music and Fashion

When: Saturday 21 April, 8am - 8pm
Where: Cobden Chambers
What: A day filled with music, fashion, food, literature and all round good vibes. Plus, the very best independent fashion retailers in the city will be showcasing their amazing work on the catwalk at 5pm.
How come? Yer can nab yoursen some rare vinyl from Forever Records and enjoy a delicious brekkie from Think in NG. Sounds like a perfect Saturday.
How much? Free
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Record Store Day 2018

When: Saturday 21 April, 6am - 11.30pm
Where: Rough Trade
What: A selection of great live bands and DJs brought together to celebrate Record Store Day 2018.
How come? You can get your hands on over 500 exclusive Record Store Day titles available in store, duck.
How much? Free
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Gin Tasting Experience

When: Sunday 22 April, 2pm
Where: Barley Twist
What: A gin tasting experience hosted by Nottingham’s Gincedent, where you can sample three different gin and tonics presented by the Masons.
How come? On arrival, you’ll be treated with a welcome drink as well as a continental meat and cheese platter to tuck into.Yer being treated like bleddy royalty.
How much? £29
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Spring Home and Garden Show

When: Sunday 22 April, 10am - 4pm
Where: The Walled Garden at Beeston Fields
What: An annual event showcasing everything from cake and cheese to plants and cushions.
How come? It’s an event to get every bogger in the mood for spring. Might as well pick up some tasty food or home decor while yer at it.
How much? Free
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For the full motherload of goings-on this week, check out our What’s On section

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