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5 Things to Do in Nottingham This Weekend

16 January 20 words: LeftLion

Five ways to spend yer weekend...

Felt Applique Cameo Brooch

When? Friday 17 January and Sunday 19 January, 10am - 4pm
Where? Debbie Bryan
What? You ever felt like getting creative? Course you have. Debbie Bryan are the place to go for all events artsy and crafty, and this one is another corker. This one is self-taught, so after a little introduction, you’ll be left to your own devices to create a beautiful brooch. They’ll be providing all the materials and equipment, as well as your choice of tea, coffee and cake, or even a house cocktail if you’re feelin’ really wild. You can make the brooch for yourself, a family, friend or someone else entirely. Get crackin’ lackin’.
How much? £20
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Season Launch Party

When? Friday 17 January, 6pm
Where? New Art Exchange
What? There ain’t no party like an arty party, and the New Art Exchange know how to throw a good ‘un. You’ll be able to immerse yerself in all the glory of four exhibitions that are launching there. From Shezad Dawood's Virtual Reality installation Encroachments to Dawinder Bansal's nostalgia filled Jambo Cinema there will be something to tickle your fancy. There will be a free drink on arrival (wahey), plus live performances from Bansal Electrics and The Joe Strange. The party is 80s themed, so pack yer best glitter boots and disco dance down.
How much? Free entry
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Afterall This Time

When? Saturday 18 January, 5pm
Where? The Angel Microbrewery
What? We’re hosting an exclusive reunion party for our revival project of local 90s culture magazine, Overall There Is A Smell of Fried Onions. Featuring live music acts curated by Overall editor Paul Kilbride and our very own Jared Wilson, the line-up includes class acts such as Last Sons and Unknown Era. If you nab a ticket, you’ll get a pint of Overale and a copy of the Overall celebration issue. Get a sweet nostalgia hit and put your onioniest smelling shirt on.
How much? £7 - £9
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Songwriting Sessions

When? Saturday 18 January, 7pm
Where? City Arts
What? Join local musicians Kaleido, Mollie Ralph and Benjamin Ziec for performances of their original music, which will be followed by them chatting how they make it all sound proper lovely. If you’re a music lover lookin’ for some inspo, a lover of the local music scene, or summat else entirely, this is the evening for you. Who knows, you might even get the songwriting bug and become the next Taylor Swift?... Nah sorry, only in your dreams. But you might pick up a trick or two for sure.
How much? £4
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Improv Nonsense

When? Saturday 18 January, 7:30pm
Where? Nonsuch Studios 
What? We’re all improvising when it comes to every day life, ain’t we? However, MissImp are the masters of artful improv, and they’re always ready to make you chuckle, weep and feel stuff that’s a bit deep. They’ll be making it up as they go along, with the help of audience input and just plain ol’ wit. Least they don’t have to do a dress rehearsal. They’re the longest running improv theatre company outside of London, so they must be doing summat right. Go along and see what the right is. Alright?
How much? £7 - £9
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