What's on inCarrington

Welcome to Carrington

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Carrington - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Carrington to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Carrington

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Villagers
Glee Club Nottingham

Darling Arithmetic is the third album from Villagers. The follow‐up to Conor OBriens debut Becoming a Jackal and its successor Awayland ‐ both hugely acclaimed and Mercury‐nominated ‐ is a breathtakingly beautiful intimate album entirely about love and relationships.Darling Arithmetic was written…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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Josh Rouse Trio
Glee Club Nottingham

One of the most consistent songwriters around ‐ UncutHook laden return to the lush sunny 70s folk‐pop that made his name...a genuine contender for album of the year ‐ Acoustic MagazineThe Nebraska‐born Valencia‐dwelling Josh Rouse sings a brand of acoustic rock extending…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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UFO
Rock City Nottingham

UFO at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Tuesday 28 April 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest UFO tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave and…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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An Evening with Texas
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

An Evening with Texas at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Wednesday 29 April 2015. Compare ticket prices from the UKs most respected and trusted ticket providers including Viagogo Seatwave GetMeIn Ticketmaster and Stubhub in order to get the best seats…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Blair Dunlop & Emma Stevens
Glee Club Nottingham

Co‐Headline tour from singer‐songwriters who have already received BBC awards and playlist. …

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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Nick Cave
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Nicolas Edward Cave is the legendary Australian frontman from the Gothic group known as Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. This musician composer screenwriter songwriter author and film actor was born on the 22nd of…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Olly Murs
Capital FM Arena

Achieving second place on ITVs The X Factor in 2009 Olly Murs debut single named Please Dont Let Me Go hit the top spot on the UKs Singles Chart and his second single Thinking of…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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FAF Comedy Open MIC
Travellers

Welcome to the Grass‐roots of live Stand‐up Comedy.New acts from all over the UK will descend upon this intimate little venue to witness possibly the next big nameFREE entry to all.…

Location: 11.6 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07790 249374
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The Best In Live Stand-up Comedy
Glee Club Nottingham

4 brilliant comedians from the top of the UK and International circuits.…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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Jimmy Carr
Royal Concert Hall Nottingham

Funny man Jimmy Carr has become known and loved for his deadpan delivery and observational comedy. His humour is often dark yet hugely appealing as his success on TV and the live stand‐up stage keeps…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Jimmy Carr Funny Business
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Jimmy Carr Funny Business at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Friday 01 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Jimmy Carr…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Shawn Smith
Glee Club Nottingham

Mojo acclaimed and extraordinary vocalist from Seattle championed by Pearl Jam and Greg Dulli.…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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Simple Minds
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Scottish rock band Simple Minds were at the peak of their popularity in the early 1990s. The band are thought to have sold more than 40 million albums world wide and are famed for 80s…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Vamps Union J
Capital FM Arena

The Vamps Union J at Capital FM Arena in Nottingham on Tuesday 05 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch The Vamps Union…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Astroid Boys
Rock City Nottingham

Astroid Boys at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Wednesday 06 May 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Strypes
Rescue Rooms

The Strypes at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Wednesday 06 May 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Dara OBriain
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Dara OBriain at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Thursday 07 May 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival
Capital FM Arena

Disney on Ice Magical Ice Festival at Capital FM Arena in Nottingham on Thursday 07 May 2015. Its bloomin hard work tracking down the best seats at the best prices so why dont you let us do it. Our clever system…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Sunset Sons
Rescue Rooms

Sunset Sons at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Thursday 07 May 2015. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Sunset Sons tickets so weve done the legwork for you. Compare Ticketmaster Viagogo GetMeIn Seatwave…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Katzenjammer
Rescue Rooms

Having sold‐out their last two UK tours all‐girl multi‐instrumentalist Norwegian knockouts Katzenjammer will once again charge the UK lines with their phenomenal live show ‐ which has slowly but surely earned them a bona fide…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Hoobastank
Rock City Nottingham

Hoobastank at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Saturday 09 May 2015. Theres no better feeling that watching your favourite band team or show live so BritEvents has come up with the perfect solution for event fans. Let us do the…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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The Dualers
Rescue Rooms

The Dualers is currently Tyber Cranstoun with his band who perform reggae soul and ska music. Until a year ago Tybers brother Si was also part of the group but he left to pursue a…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Danger, Laughter and Flying Objects!
Create Theatre

It started as a hobby and then it got out of handChris Marley first learnt to juggle after a visit to a circus in his hometown. Now hes an Official World Record Breaker.In between Chriss career has taken him across the UK…

Location: 10.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Thea Gilmore
Glee Club Nottingham

We are lucky to have musicians like Thea Gilmore musicians that want more from themselves and more from music than some pre‐formed whistle‐friendly cud something to chew on but never fully digest. In an age…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Stewart Francis
Nottingham Playhouse

The star of 'Mock The Week' 'Michael McIntyre's Roadshow' and 'Live At The Apollo' embarks on a brand new tour with a fantastic and hilarious new show A brilliant comic brain... this stand‐up cracks some…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Inme
Rock City Nottingham

Inme at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Tuesday 12 May 2015. We love live events and we know you love them too. Thats why weve created a ticket price comparison service that compares tickets from reputable companies including Ticketmaster GetMeIn…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Beth Hart
Rock City Nottingham

In the 90s Beth Hart had it all. A voice to die for compared to Janis Joplin in her prime a major label deal fawning press ‐ she was so popular she even contributed the…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Tim Vine
Nottingham Playhouse

Tim Vine is an English actor writer and comedian. Famed for his quick‐fire wit and stand‐up routine his puns and his one‐liners Vine also held the 2004 world record for the most jokes told in…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Counterfeit Sixties Show
Mansfield Palace Theatre

Re‐live the sounds of the swinging sixties as Britains No. 1 tribute show brings alive the magic of the sixties with their tribute to over twenty five bands of that era. The show encompasses everything from that period from the clothes that…

Location: 12 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01623 633133
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Slaves
Rescue Rooms

Slaves at Rescue Rooms in Nottingham on Thursday 14 May 2015. We search the UKs top ticket companies for the best seats at the best prices so you dont have to so you can watch Slaves live in the knowledge that youve…

Location: 1.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Tales of Robin Hood

Weapon Handling DaysCome along and meet our resident weapons expert, swords, helmets, maces and axes are just a few examples of the medieval weaponry you can view, handle and learn about. Feel the weight of the chain mail that knights would have had to wear under their…

The Galleries Of Justice Museum

Travel with us through 3 centuries of crime and punishment reliving the lives, trials and executions of the most unfortunate inhabitants of the land. Experience a real trial in the authentic Victorian courtroom before being sentenced and 'sent down' to the original cells and caves deep within…

Caves of Nottingham

Discover a hidden world beneath the streets of Nottingham. Nottingham Caves are a unique 750‐year‐old cave system situated beneath a modern day shopping centre. A digital audio tour guides you through the only remaining underground medieval tannery in England, beer cellars, an air raid shelter and the…

Nottingham Castle

Nottingham Castle is a magnificent 17th century ducal mansion built on the site of the original medieval castle, with spectacular views across the city. It houses a vibrant museum and art gallery with collections of silver, glass, armour and paintings, plus fifteen centuries of Nottingham history. …

Nottingham Industrial Museum

Visit Wollaton Hall and Park's Industrial Museum, with a wonderful display of Textile, Transport and Technology from Nottingham's past on display, including favourites like the Basford Beam Engine, a fully operational analogue telephone network that you can see working whilst you chat, a display of cycles, motor cycles…

Wolllaton Hall, Gardens And Deer Park

Set in over 500 acres of historic deer park, Wollaton Hall is a spectacular Tudor building, designed by Robert Smythson and completed in 1588, it is now the home to the city's Natural History Museum. Wollaton's Courtyard Stables are home to the city's Industrial Museum, Steam Engine House,…

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