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

25
APR
Speed Dating in Nottingham
Fat Cat Cafe Bar

Speed Dating in NottinghamHow Speed Dating in Nottingham worksWhen you arrive at the speed dating venue for Speed Dating in Nottingham you will be greeted by our friendly professional hosts. They will settle you in by briefly explaining the format of…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 02380 784694
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27
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East Midlands Soul & Motown night
Westgate Suites

The Westgate Suites West Gate Long Eaton Notts NG10 1EH.Absolutely Packed Casual but smart please.ALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas.4 Rooms of Music at the EAST MIDLANDS SOUL Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50 after Open…

Location: 6.7 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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27
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ExLibris Charity Masked Book Sale 2018 by ExLibri
ExLibris

I2th annual booksale in aid of two local charities: Nottingham and Notts Refugee Forum Destitution Fund helping to ameliorate destitution amongst asylum seekers with no recourse to public funds & Hayward House via Nottingham Hospitals Charity helping people at end of life.Our…

Location: 3.7 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

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28
APR
Mum2mum Market - Mansfield
The Mansfield Baptist Church Centre

As seen on Dragons Den Mum2mum Market is coming to Mansfield NEED TO DECLUTTERSell your quality nearly new baby and childrens clothes toys and equipment and keep ALL of the profits Book now at the Mum2mum Market website. Dont worry if you…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Car Boot Sales

TEL: 07774 523504
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28
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Just The Tonic's Saturday night comedy
Just The Tonic at The Belgrave Rooms

Just the Tonic take over these grand premises for an amazing line up of comedy. This venue is situated within the Masonic Lodge on Goldsmith St Next to the Rescue Rooms. This hidden gem in the heart of the city give us…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 100009
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Lecture: Help and Healing on the Spiritual Path
The Nottingham Mechanics (Board Room),

A lecture about spiritual healing and help through the teaching of Bruno Groening.Through the absorption of the divine power many people are experiencing the healing of illnesses and pain that have been declared as incurable by the medical profession. The words of…

Location: 1.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07960156943(eve nings)
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29
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The Best of Hollywood
Albert Hall

Nottingham Community VoicesNottingham Concert OrchestraThe Best of HollywoodKate Taylor ‐ soloistSimon Theobald ‐ presenter and soloistAngela Kay ‐ conductorThis foot‐tapping concert will include well known numbers from Fiddler on the Roof Guys and Dolls Mary Poppins Harry Potter and a special appearance…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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29
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Mo Gilligan AKA Mo The Comedian 'Coupla Cans'
Glee Club Nottingham

Mo Gilligan aka Mo the Comedian is one of the UKs fastest rising social media stars with an online reach running into the multiple millions.With his high‐energy style and stunning physicality Mo creates his own short form comedy content across a range…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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01
MAY
Omnium Gatherum and Skalmold at Rescue Rooms, Nott
The Rescue Rooms

Tidal Concerts proudly presents:Omnium Gatherum and Sklmld ‐ The Arctic Circle Alliance ‐ Chapter IIplus Stam1naDoors ‐ 7:00pm Price ‐ £17.00 Adv.Tickets ‐ www.alttickets.comomnium‐gatherum‐ticketsAbout:Omnium Gatherum ‐ www.facebook.comomniumgatherumbandHailing from Finland Omnium Gatherum is a band playing fierce death metal with breathtaking melodies…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 02072 673939
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06
MAY
Treebeard in concert
marlpool alehouse

Treebeard have been a popular attraction on the pub festival & beer festival circuit for many years now with regular appearances at Sheffield Derby Tamworth Newark Stockport Lincoln Stoke & Barnsley festivals as well as Earls Court for the Great British Beer…

Location: 7.7 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 07977 618089
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10
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Southwell
Admiral Rodney Hotel

TV AND RADIO STARS COME TO SOUTHWELL.Funhouse Comedy Club retuns to the Admiral Rodney Southwell for a great night of laughter.Topping the bill are The Noise Next Door who have appeared on BBC 1 BBC 3 ITV1 BBC Radio 1 and BBC…

Location: 11.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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11
MAY
Funhouse Comedy Club - Comedy Night in Nottingham
Bartons PLC

LAUGHTER AT BARTONS CHILWELL NOTTINGHAMFunhouse Comedy brings another night full of fun and laughter to Bartons Chilwell Nottingham.Headlining is the animated Sean Heydon one of the countrys premier comedy magicians who has appeared on various TV shows including Channel 4s Paul OGrady…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 525050
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12
MAY
Vocals!
Nottingham Trent University

Come and sing songs from Oliver and the hit film SING.Music for Everyone has over 30 years experience of running music events for young people. Led by our experienced tutors the singing workshops and concert will be full of great songs. Singers…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01159 589312
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12
MAY
Push the Boat Out/Try Sailing
Notts County Sailing Club

If you have wondered what sailing is all about then this is an opportunity to come along and we will take you out on teh water and explain what it is all about.All you need to bring is yourself and clothes you…

Location: 9.7 miles away
Category: Sports

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16
MAY
Mary Gauthier
Glee Club Nottingham

New album Rifles & Rosary Beads is out nowNashville TN Acclaimed singer‐songwriter Mary Gauthier has released her most important work to date with Rifles & Rosary Beads via Thirty Tigers. Co‐written with U.S. veterans and their families the eleven deeply…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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17
MAY
Genesis Legacy (14+)
The Glee Club Nottingham

Genesis Legacy ‐ Featuring the music of Genesis Phil Collins Mike and the Mechanics Peter Gabriel and Steve Hackett. All under 25s may be asked to produce valid ID See FAQs Under 16 year olds must be accompanied by an adult with…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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19
MAY
East of England Singers - Fauré's 'Requiem'
St John's Church

East of England SingersNew Classical PlayersAngela Kay ‐ conductorSarah Trevers ‐ sopranoCharlie Nicholson ‐ baritoneFocussing on eternal rest and consolation Faurs exquisite Requiem is one of the best loved works of the choral repertoire. Written as a musical tribute to his father…

Location: 3.9 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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07
JUN
R.E.M by Stipe
Glee Club Nottingham

R.E.M. by Stipe R.E.M. recreated. Playing hits like Losing My Religion and the ever relevant Its The End of the World Stipe are regular visitors to the festival scene leading venues and with gigs into Europe. Stipe have earned the praise…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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10
JUN
Blow the Dust off your Instrument Playing Day
Albert Hall

Did you learn to play an instrument when you were at school but havent got it out of the case for a long time Or have you taken up playing an instrument in adult life just for fun Do you like playing…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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16
JUN
Poppy Walk
Old Market Square

Discover Nottinghams hidden gems this summer and raise funds for The Royal British Legion. Poppy Walk is coming to Old Market Square on 16th June and will be the perfect way to discover the past and present of this historic city. This…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 03330 114500
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23
JUN
Lady Bay Vintage Midcentury Antiques Fair
Nottingham Rugby & Sports Club

Thousands of goods to browse through at our Summer event. Well have more traders than ever indoors and out selling everything from art furniture homeware kitchenalia shelving sideboards textiles fabrics lighting art deco 20th century ceramics studio pottery glass French antiques books…

Location: 2.9 miles away
Category: Historic/Heritage

TEL: 07702 291334
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24
JUN
Subway Helping Hearts Family 5k
Wollaton Park

Subway stores and Heart Research UK are hosting a series of Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K events throughout the UK in the summer of 2018.Not only is there the exciting 5K run itself with our iconic Field of Fresh inflatable obstacle course…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01132 347474
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30
JUN
Classics to Swing
Nottingham Trent University

This one‐day singing workshop will be led by Angela Kay whose informal exhilarating and entertaining approach to choral singing is sure to lift the spirits and make the day an enjoyable one for all.Come and sing a sumptuous Mendelssohn motet a sparkling…

Location: 4.2 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01159 589312
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08
JUL
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Wollaton Hall

Take a trip down the rabbit hole with Chapterhouse Theatre Company this summer as they present the classic tale of Alices Adventures in Wonderland. Join Alice as she stumbles into the magical world of Wonderland and meet a whole host of colourful…

Location: 2.5 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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14
JUL
Inflatable 5k Obstacle Course Run
Nottingham Racecourse

Nottingham we are coming back in 2018 Get ready to experience the ultimate 5k inflatable obstacle run in the UK. The course is packed with the some of the largest and most extreme inflatable obstacles ever created.Pit your wits against ten giant…

Location: 2.8 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 02033 717156
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19
JUL
An Evening with David Sedaris UK Tour 2018
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Leading US Humorist Best selling author and Triple Grammy Award nominee David Sedaris is coming to London for his 2018 UK tour supporting the release of his new book of essays Calypso.Known for his sardonic wit and his social satires and critiques…

Location: 1.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 02072 843444
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12
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A Midsummer Night's Dream
Newstead Abbey

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Shakespeares best‐loved romantic comedy. Let yourself be whisked away on a thrilling journey to the most magical of forests and meet star‐crossed lovers playful fairies and hilarious travelling players. Beautifully designed Elizabethan costumes a wonderful musical score and…

Location: 7.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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13
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Summer School 2018
Trent College

Music for Everyones 2018 Summer School will be a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in quality music‐making in a stimulating friendly environment.This year we are delighted that Trent College is hosting our Summer School. The excellent facilities rolling parkland excellent transport links…

Location: 7 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01159 589312
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22
AUG
ALASKA THUNDERF**k 5000
The Glee Club Nottingham

The Klub Kids are back and this time they are bringing RuPauls All Stars 2 Winner Alaska Thunderfk 5000 with her chart topping hits and witty banter this evening is sure to be loads of fun. Expect something different from Alaska when…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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08
OCT
Sons Of Pitches
The Glee Club Nottingham

The Sons of Pitches are a multi‐award‐winning British vocal group who specialize in acappella and beatbox. They won The Naked Choir in 2015. Formed in 2013 when they were all studying at the University of Birmingham they had their cover of Skrillexs…

Location: 1.8 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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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…

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. …

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 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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