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5 Things to Do in Nottingham This Weekend

22 February 18 words: Malcolm Kachembere

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Tradition Hi-Fi

If you like valve, vinyl and vintage, then you’ve come to the right place. Cos Tradition Hi-Fi are taking over The Irish Centre to bring you their all valve, all vinyl vintage session, back by popular demand. The pair that run the event have been collecting sound system equipment, tunes and the like since the eighties, and have nurtured it for the past twenty years, to bring folk like your lot a night on the tiles you won’t soon forget. Playing off one turntable, with original vinyl and dubplates, there are absolutely no CDs or laptops used in this creative process. Don’t believe the hype? Get down and see for yersen.
Friday 23 February, 9pm, £5, The Irish Centre, event link

The Flavells + Callum Beattie + The Colliders

Melodic riots, punchy indie-rock, and hard-hitting lyrics. That basically sums up the night Rough Trade have in store for you with a stellar line-up that includes the likes of The Flavells, Callum Beattie, and the Colliders. Experience fresh, home-grown Nottingham talent first hand; each act brings its own organic and unique sound, suited for even the pickiest gig-goers, guaranteed to get your head bopping. This has the potential to be a legendary night out, so get on it and lose yourself in the tunes.
Friday 23 February, 7pm, free, Rough Trade, event link 

Tying the Nott Wedding Fair

White weddings are now a thing of the past, no longer restricted to stuffy churches. Tying the Nott encourages the spirit of originality, giving couples full creative freedom, allowing them to customise their dream day. Suppliers at Tying The Nott fairs all have different styles, so they have something to offer for every couple. The fair will be held in the National Justice Museum, and will be exhibiting unique and quirky wedding products and services. Sound like your kind of thing? Come down and check it out.
Sunday 25 February, 11am - 4pm, £6, National Justice Museum, event link 

Billie Ireland Exhibition

This Nottingham-born artist’s work captivates the sheer beauty of motherhood, while taking an artistic twist to the physical and spiritual journey that is pregnancy. Ireland's work will have you twisting and turning your head trying to figure what exactly it is, but don’t worry. That's the beauty of art. Her work will be exhibited at the Nottingham Lakeside gallery for all to see; an excellent opportunity to satisfy your artistic palette and gain insight into what good art really is.
Saturday 24 February - Saturday 31 March, free, Djanogly Gallery, event link 

Rescue Rooms Fifteenth Anniversary

Looking for summat to do this weekend? Come down and celebrate Rescue Rooms’ fifteenth birthday on the 24 and 25 of February. This isn’t gonna be like any other birthday bash... no cake, no balloons, but plenty of music and drinks for all. Rescue Rooms will be bringing three rooms of live music, as part of an all-day event, and will be introducing some of the finest up-and-coming artists from Nottingham. Get down and tip your hat to one of the best venues in the city.
Saturday 24 February, 12pm, £7.70, Rescue Rooms, event link

 

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