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5 Things to Do in Nottingham This Week

25 August 19 words: Ben Davies

Because life is all about that five 'til nine... 

Music + Meze + More with Ariel Cubillas

When? Wednesday 28 August, 7pm - 11.45pm
Where? Peggy’s Skylight
What? For an evening of culture, cuisine and Cuban jazz, look no further. Peggy’s Skylight is giving you the perfect opportunity to get the Jazz Club experience. Performing will be Ariel Cubillas, a performer and composer with a rich musical background in Cuba. He belongs to the ‘Contemporary Cuban Song’ movement, a wide concept giving an insight into the modern Cuban cultural identity. And why not partner good music with good food? The restaurant serves a Mediterranean Meze Menu from 7pm until 9.30pm, with the concert beginning at 8pm. What a classy night out.
How much? Performance free, pay for meze
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Smash Night - Improvised Comedy Theatre

When? Wednesday 28 August, 7:30pm - 10pm
Where? Angel Microbrewery
What? Fancy a break from the doom and gloom that is weekday TV? Pop along to Angel Microbrewery for good grub, plenty of booze and tons of laughter as they welcome some of the finest improv groups around for a night of chaos. This mad collection of comedy geniuses will spin your wildest suggestions into the wackiest stories, which is sure to have hilarious results. It’ll feature two guest acts from around the UK and finish with The Smash Night Social Club. You’ll be laffing, you’ll be crying, you’ll be questioning everything - what more could you want from a Wednesday?
How much? £3 - £5
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£1 Comedy Night

When? Wednesday 28 August, 8pm - 11pm
Where? Canalhouse
What? A night on the town doesn’t have to be expensive. Come and see some of Nottingham’s top acts testing out their new stuff, or even up-and-coming stand-ups making their starts, all for your entertainment, and all for just a quid. That’s right, with the change in your pocket, you might be able to see the next big comedian as they make their start in Nottingham. Chuckles are most definitely guaranteed.
How much? £1
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Cheese Straw Making

When? Thursday 29 August, 10.15am - 3.15pm
Where? Green’s Windmill
What? Tired of spending the whole summer in the kitchen cooking for the kids? Maybe it’s time to get them to cook for themselves. Green’s Windmill will be training up the young ‘uns to make delicious cheese straws from scratch. Green’s Windmill will be providing the ingredients and the kitchen, so you don’t need to think about spending hours sweeping up flour. Maybe the kids will even, possibly, share their fantastic creations? Be sure to book, so you don’t miss out on nabbing a spot. You’d be cheesed off if you did
How much? £4
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Animorsels - Adventures in Audio

When? Thursday 29 August, 6pm - 9pm
Meet Luke and Liam of The Soundery, a Bristol/London duo who create music and sound design for video, animation and games. With a pop, whizz and a bang, Luke and Liam will show you how they work their magic. Enjoy a free drink as you watch animations old and new with a fresh understanding. You can also enter their MicroMorsels Animation Challenge, where you can match their audio clips to an animation of your creation. Them Disney creators won’t have nowt on you by the end of this.
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