What's on inLenton


Welcome to Lenton

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Lenton - 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 Lenton to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Lenton

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Northern Ballet | Goldilocks & the Tree Bears
Mansfield Palace Theatre

One day her curiosity leads her to a house full of many surprises. With a family of friendly bears a beautiful blue bird and bowls of delicious porridge this ballet is just rightBringing this classic childrens story to life Goldilocks & the…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01132 208000
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Dr John Cooper Clarke
The Glee Club Nottingham

POET; MOVIE STAR; ROCK STAR; TV & RADIO PRESENTER; COMEDIAN; SOCIAL & CULTURAL COMMENTATORI say to people have you heard of John Cooper Clarke and if they say yes yeah hes an absolute genius and you just go oh ‐ ok youve…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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FACEBOOK For Business - Half Day Beginners Worksho
Erewash Partnership

You will leave the workshop feeling confident inspired and eager to get started on professionally maximising your business opportunities with your Facebook Page.Catherine is a former Social Media & Digital Marketing Trainer for the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce eBusiness Club.She loves…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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SOCIAL MEDIA EVENINGS - Beginners Walk Throughs -
Erewash Partnership - Ilkeston

These beginner sessions comprise a short presentation introducing you to one of the following social media platforms with friendly networking drinks and snacks.Designed for complete beginners.Topics will includeInstagram ‐ 7th JuneFacebook for Business ‐ 5th JulyTwitter for Business ‐ 15th AugustLinkedIn ‐…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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Caro Emerald
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Caro Emerald is a Jazz singer from Amsterdam. Her debut single Back It Up was released in 2009. Her debut album Deleted Scenes from the Cutting Room Floor spent 30 weeks in the Dutch album…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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Fostering Information Coffee Morning
Handyside Court

Formed in 1989 Five Rivers Child Care is a Social Enterprise specialising in the care of Looked After Children through Residential Care and Foster Care.Were currently recruiting Foster Carers in Derby and the surrounding areas.For those who dont know Fostering involves children…

Location: 11.3 miles away
Category: Family Events

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Donington Historic Festival
Donington Park

Stunt driving drift driving or performance passenger rides are part of a new look for the Donington Historic Festival. Taking place at Donington Park circuit over the May Bank Holiday weekend Friday 28 Sunday 30 April the three‐day event gives visitors…

Location: 6 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: +44(0)1869 243444
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ExLibris Masked Charity Booksale
ExLibris

11th ANNUAL SECOND HAND CHARITY BOOK SALE WEEKENDS 2017In aid of local charities:NNRF Destitution Fundwww.nottsrefugeeforum.org.uk &School for Parentswww.schoolforparents.org.Visit us for the 11th magical appearance of Gedlings only second hand bookshop.Come and browse our large stock of rescued low‐priced books including: books for…

Location: 4.7 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL:
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Soul & Motown night
Westgate Suites

The Westgate Suites West Gate Long Eaton Notts NG10 1EHAbsolutely Packed Casual but smart pleaseALWAYS THE LAST FRIDAY of the MONTH EXCEPT Decemberthe Friday before Christmas4 Rooms of Music at the EAST MIDLANDS SOUL Night; Admission £5 before 9.30 £7.50 after Open…

Location: 4.9 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 01909 515150
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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: 1.6 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 07960 156943
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Wahala Comedy Clash: Jamaica Vs Africa (16+)
The Glee Club Nottingham

JAMAICA VS AFRICAEuropes most successful urban comedy event finally comes to this great city. The only comedy show where comedians battle live on stage. Featuring heavyweights Slim Kojo plus more.Not only do comedians perform tailor made stand up comedy routines to the…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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02
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James Acaster Recognise
The Glee Club Nottingham

Join James Acaster as he presents three of his Edinburgh Award nominated shows over three nights in our wonderful studio room. James doesnt know who he is he doesnt know what he believes and he doesnt know what hes going to do…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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MAY
James Acaster - Represent
The Glee Club Nottingham

Join James Acaster as he presents three of his Edinburgh Award nominated shows over three nights in our wonderful studio room. James doesnt know who he is he doesnt know what he believes and he doesnt know what hes going to do…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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03
MAY
M.R Carey at Derby Film Festival
QUAD

An Evening with M. R. CareyWednesday 3rd May 7pmQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTickets £5 for QA with discounted tickets available for screening from QUAD Box Office on 01332 290606 or from http:derbyfilmfestival.co.ukprogramme58wednesday‐3rd‐mayM.R.CareyQAOne of 2016s finest thrillers The Girl With All The…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Film / Cinema

TEL: 01332 290606
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MAY
Three Day Beginners Floristry Course
Totally Flowers

This is an informative three‐day course and is ideal if you are considering changing your career or would like more in depth knowledge about Flower ArrangingFloristry for your hobby. During this course you will get lots of insider tips and tricks of…

Location: 13.3 miles away
Category: Visual Arts

TEL: 07738 556949
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James Acaster - Reset
The Glee Club Nottingham

Join James Acaster as he presents three of his Edinburgh Award nominated shows over three nights 2nd 3rd & 4th MAY in our wonderful studio room. James doesnt know who he is he doesnt know what he believes and he doesnt know…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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04
MAY
Social Media Marketing Masterclass - 2 Days - 4 an
Erewash Partnership - Long Eaton

Get started with The Big Four social networking sites: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn and Instagram.Through a combination of presentations discussions demonstrations case studies and Q&A you will see hear and be shown how to use these four major social networking sites confidently to…

Location: 4.8 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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11
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Professor Brian Cox Live
Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Now coming to even more venues across UK and Ireland in Spring 2017 its the hotly anticipated tour by the acclaimed Professor Brian Cox OBE. The show will take audiences on a dazzling journey through space and time delving into high science…

Location: 1.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

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Romantic Fiction Writing Workshop
QUAD

Romance Writing and Happy Endings A Writing Workshop with Jane LinfootQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASThursday 11th May 7pm‐9pmBestselling local author Jane Linfoot will be delivering a workshop session on romance writing share her own experiences as she learned to write in…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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Call Mr Robeson. A life with song
Crich Glebe Field Centre

They say Im meddling in the foreign affairs of the United States Government. Now thats too bad cause Im going to have to continue to meddle...Paul Robeson is a world‐famous actor singer and civil rights campaigner. When over the years he gets…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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MAY
JON GOMM
The Glee Club Nottingham

Once you get over the jaw dropping manoeuvres and technique you will be rewarded with some spectacularly beautiful songs. Blues & SoulOne of the worlds most successful gifted and inspirational guitar players Acoustic MagazineJon Gomm from Leeds is an acoustic singer‐songwriter with…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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MAY
Fantastic Tales and How To Write Them
QUAD

Fantastic Tales and How To Write ThemQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASTuesdays from 16th May ‐ 6th June 7:00pm 9:00pmA concise four‐week creative writing course with Tutor Ruth de Haas on how to plan write and market speculative fiction. The emphasis…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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MAY
How To Run a Writing Event
QUAD

HOW TO RUN A WRITING EVENTWith Alex DavisQUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASSaturday 20th May 10:00am ‐ 4:00pmWith a huge range of booming literature festivals book launches writing workshops conventions and much more besides the writing event scene is livelier than ever.…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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20
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Ross Noble Hosts Special
Just The Tonic at The Belgrave Rooms

Just the Tonic take over these grand premises for an amazing line up of comedy featuring Leo Kearse Bec Hill Damian Clark and Simon Lomas‐ and hosted by the master of stand‐up Ross NobleThis hidden gem in the heart of the city…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 100009
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MAY
Curry and Comedy Night Nottingham
Curry Lounge Nottingham

Daves Comedy PresentsCurry n Comedy Night at the famous Award Winning Curry Lounge in NottinghamDoors 6.30pmLast Entry 7:30pmShow 8:30pmTicket price includes a welcome glass of bubbly a 3 course A La Carte Indian meal comedy show late bar and musicRecommended Age Restriction:…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07547 977462
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Live Music Tour Show Stephen Devassy and Solid Ban
The Glee Club

Stephen Devassy is a man who built himself upon his dreams. He got his first keyboard as a gift from his Dad PK Devassy. He first toured abroad while he was in the first year of his pre‐degree with the legendary singer…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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Stephen Devassy and Solid Band
The Glee Club Nottingham

Stephen Devassy is a man who built himself upon his dreams. He got his first keyboard as a gift from his Dad PK Devassy. He first toured abroad while he was in the first year of his pre‐degree with the legendary singer…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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JUN
Derby Gin Jamboree
The Silk Mill

We have a saying that theres a gin out there for everyone.And thats what we want you to find when you visit a Gin Jamboree.In essence a Gin Jamboree is an opportunity to sample more than 100 gins either as a G&T…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01332 641901
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JUN
Ramathon Half Marathon
Pride Park Stadium Derby

Returning to the city of Derby for a fourth year the Ramathon now with a world record to its name will again be based at Derby Countys iconic Pride Park Stadium; the home of the Rams. We are delighted that…

Location: 11.2 miles away
Category: Sports

TEL: 07799 570370
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JUN
INSTAGRAM For Business - Beginners Half Day Worksh
Erewash Partnership - Ilkeston

You will leave the workshop feeling confident inspired and eager to get started on professionally maximising your business opportunities with your INSTAGRAM account.Catherine is a former Social Media & Digital Marketing Trainer for the East Midlands Chamber of Commerce eBusiness Club.She loves…

Location: 5.6 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 07768 558844
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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…

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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