When? Monday 20 May, 5pm-8.30pm
Where? Wollaton Hall
What? Going for an evening stroll through Wollaton is always nice, but throw in the chance for a spooky encounter and that’s a game changer. Supposedly, there are dark secrets hidden within the trees, and sinister deeds to be revealed. The tour guide will take you to the places where these secrets have been buried for all these years. The spooky tales are family friendly too, so you can keep the kids entertained with this one. Waterproof capes will be provided if the weather breaks, so, rain or shine, there’s no reason to miss out.
How much? Free - £10
When? Tuesday 21 May, 7.30pm
Where? Djangoly Theatre
What? Seeta Patel is bringing her own reimagined version of the iconic Rite of Spring over to the Djangoly Theatre this Tuesday. She’s taken the South Indian traditional dance form of Bharatanatyam and fused it with this Russian orchestral concert, creating a beautiful flirtation between East and West in this bridge between Western classical music and Indian dance. Get yersen down and spice up yer Tuesday.
How much? £10-16
When? Wednesday 22 May, 8pm-11pm
Where? JT Soar
What? Taking place at everyone’s favourite DIY venue in tahn, Forever Records have teamed up with JT Soar to bring one of the coolest post-punk bands on the scene right now to Notts. Hailing from Switzerland, Maraudeur are a badass lo-fi-post punk band who have been described as a gender nondescript mix of early New Order and screechy ESG. Support is coming from Notts legends Slumb Party and new kids on the block Blessed Twins. Tickets are only a fiver and it’s BYOB so it doesn’t even have to break the bank.
How much? £5
When? Thursday 23 May, 7.30pm-11pm
Where? Chameleon Café Bar
What? There’s always something good going on at the Chameleon ain’t there duckeh? Well, this Thursday’s no exception. Come and get loud on a school night to some ‘frenzied pop-punk’ (Louder Than War) with alternative four-piece rock band Babe Punch, who are headlining this show. The band have already played festivals like Dot To Dot, Y Not and Splendour, and have supported the likes of The Cribs. Don’t miss your new favourite band…
How much? £6-8
When? Thursday 23 May, 6pm-8pm
Where? National Justice Museum
What? Ever fancied yourself as a bit of a Sherlock Holmes? Or maybe you’re more of a Miss Marple? Either way, if you like a murder mystery then Crime Club is the place for you – here, you can try your hand at solving crimes from yesteryear. This time round, the topic will be Women Who Kill and you’ll get to learn more about what drives women to kill and how women killers have been treated by prison and society. All of this will be happening while you uncover some of Victorian Nottingham’s grisliest murders. Plus, you get to touch some museum artefacts which is always weirdly thrilling.
How much? £9-10
For the full motherload of goings-on this week, check out our What's On section
It's time we see this bogger out in style....
This week, we've got theatre shows aplenty, plus a look at the history of the hip hop album cover...