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

23
JAN
From Idea to Publication - Creative Writing Course
QUAD

FROM IDEA TO PUBLICATIONEight‐week writing course with Alex DavisMonday evenings 23rd January to 13th March 2017 6:30pm ‐ 9:00pmThis popular 8 week writing course returns designed to give both absolute beginners and longer‐term writers an insight into what makes great writing …

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 01332 290606
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27
JAN
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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28
JAN
Blast From The Past by Spiltmilk Dance
Crich Glebe Field Centre

A fast‐paced laugh out loud dance performance gameshow celebrating seven decades of British pop culture its jam‐packed with chart hits to remember and fads and fashions to forget. Fun‐fuelled entertainment; sheer unserious delightBlast From The Past takes audiences on a glitzy…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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28
JAN
DirtyFilthySexy Presents Kim Chi
Spanky Van Dykes

Get ready for Kim Chi This Chicago based hi‐fashion queen finished Top 3 and was the fan favourite to snatch the crown on Season 8 of RuPauls Drag Race and she is making her Nottingham debut for a very special show at…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 07432 111545
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28
JAN
Evil Scarecrow
Rock City Nottingham

Evil Scarecrow at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Saturday 28 January 2017. Youve all heard of horror stories of getting scammed by ticket touts havent you Well BritEvents have come up with the perfect solution ‐ a ticket price comparison…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

04
FEB
Absolute Bowie
The Venue, Derby

There will only ever be one David Bowie he was unique in every way and an inspiration to millions. Absolute Bowie Europes Finest David Bowie Tribute continue to celebrate the life and music of the Starman with a spectacular show uniting Bowie…

Location: 12.6 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01332 203545
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04
FEB
Calling 1000 adults - 18-30's
Create Theatre, Vision West Nottinghamshire College

Are you 18‐30yrs or know someone who isDo you believe in the God of the Bible or are you searching for answers Youve come to the right place We are coming to flagship venue in Mansfield to launch TrustUK the 18‐30s arm…

Location: 12.2 miles away
Category: Religious and Spiritual

TEL: 07971 737542
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04
FEB
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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04
FEB
Vampires Rock - Ghost Train
Mansfield Palace Theatre

All aboard the Ghost TrainSteve Steinman has ramped up the vamp inthis spectacular sequel to the phenomenallysuccessful Vampires Rock. This rock‐tastichilarious musical concert lives up to its rockingreputation. A tongue in cheek story spellbindingcast fang‐tastic fire routines guitar gods andsexy vampettes take…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01623 633133
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09
FEB
How To Put The 'Story' Into History
QUAD

How to put the Story into History with Joanna CourtneyThursday 9th February 7:00pm ‐ 9:00pm QUAD Market Place Derby DE1 3ASA lively and informative workshop looking at key elements of historical fiction to help budding writers with the alchemy of turning their…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Literature and Books

TEL: 07538 611496
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09
FEB
Just The Tonic Thursday Night Comedy
Just The Tonic at Loughborough Town Hall

We take over a room in Loughborough Town Hall and bring 4 of our great comedians to the town including Sol Bernstien Mark Simmons Darius Davies and Roger MonkhouseVenue: Just The Tonic at Loughborough Town Hall Market Place Loughborough LE11 3EBPriceStandard :…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01509 231914
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11
FEB
Just The Tonic's Saturday Special With Doc Brown
Just The Tonic at The Meadow Club

Just the Tonic is popping up around Nottingham with some of the biggest names in comedy Featuring Doc Brown Guz Khan and Liam PickfordVenue: Just The Tonic at The Meadow Club Meadow Lane Stadium Meadow Lane Nottingham NG2 3HJPriceStandard: GBP 15Links: Tickets:…

Location: 2 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 100009
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14
FEB
Speed Dating in Nottingham
Pitcher & Piano

Speed Dating in Nottingham for anyone aged 25 to 40 on Tuesday 14th February 2017Book here ‐ http:www.slowdating.comspeed‐datingnottingham106494.aspx ‐ by clicking on the link to meet new people at Nottinghams most popular singles night How speed dating in Nottingham works ‐ When…

Location: 1.7 miles away
Category: Lifestyle

TEL: 02380 784694
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14
FEB
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Mansfield Palace Theatre

Charlie Hubble is a little boy with a very big dream ‐ he wants to be a world‐class magician. So he saves up his pocket money to buy The Big Book of Magic for Trainee Magicians. Then he sets off to Mr…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01623 633133
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23
FEB
Andy Zaltzman
Glee Club Nottingham

PLAN ZThe marginally less successful half of global hit satirical podcast The Bugle performed with John Oliver since 2007 is back on tour to plot his planets path to andor from preservation andor perdition.In a show encompassing national identity hope fear and…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Nightclubs

TEL: 08714 720400
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24
FEB
Mike The Mechanics
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Mike The Mechanics at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Friday 24 February 2017. 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…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

02
MAR
The Noise Next Door - Uproar!
The Glee Club Nottingham

Witness the astonishing comedy sensation LIVE The Noise Next Door are causing a commotion with their fourth nationwide tour ‐ an anarchic evening of side‐splitting jokes jaw‐dropping characters and mind‐blowing songs. Join the quickest wits in comedy as they transform audience suggestions…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 08714 720400
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04
MAR
Paul Carrack
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

English singersongwriter and multi‐instrumentalist Paul Carrack has seen major music success as a band member and solo performer since the 1970s. Playing with Ace Roxy Music Squeeze Mike and the Mechanics he has also released…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

07
MAR
Under the Stars
The Studio Theatre

Under the Starsby Richard Crane7th March to 11th March 2017Stella and Regina are understudies in a West End production of a classical tragedy. Stella is a Method actress passionate about the magic of theatre whilst Regina is her cynically practical opposite displaying…

Location: 3.3 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 07552 021816
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10
MAR
Just The Tonic's Friday Night Comedy
Just The Tonic at Loughborough Town Hall

We take over a room in Loughborough Town Hall and bring 4 of our great comedians to the town including Geoff Boyz Ola and Kane BrownVenue: Just The Tonic at Loughborough Town Hall Market Place Loughborough LE11 3EBPriceStandard : GBP 10Links:…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01509 231914
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11
MAR
I Wish Her Well by Panta Rei Danseteater
Crich Glebe Field Centre

Four women a collection of stories several hour glasses and a huge mirror. I Wish Her Well is a high‐tempo and high‐energy show from leading Norwegian contemporary dance‐theatre company Panta Rei Danseteater. This is an intricate performance combining storytelling strength and femininity…

Location: 15.7 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01773 853260
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12
MAR
Oysters 3
The Glee Nottingham

Oysterband from a different angle by popular demand Oysters 3 take to the road again in 2017John Jones Alan Prosser and Ian Telfer the three founder members and creative heart of folk‐rock legends Oysterband invite you to an evening of fresh acoustic…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08714 720400
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17
MAR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
Mansfield Palace Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 13.9 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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18
MAR
Just The Tonic's Saturday night comedy with Ed Byr
Just The Tonic at The Belgrave Rooms

Just the Tonic take over these grand premises for an amazing line up of comedy.Featuring Ed Byrne Glenn Wool Adam Bloom and Barry CastagnolaVenue: Just The Tonic at The Belgrave Rooms 25 Goldsmith Street Next To The Rescue Rooms Nottingham NG1 5LBPriceStandard:…

Location: 1.4 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01159 100009
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18
MAR
Devin Townsend Project
Rock City Nottingham

Devin Townsend Project at Rock City Nottingham in Nottingham on Saturday 18 March 2017. 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: 1.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

21
MAR
Anderson Rabin and Wakeman
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

Anderson Rabin and Wakeman at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Tuesday 21 March 2017. 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…

Location: 1.5 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

25
MAR
Faure's Requiem
St Mark's Church,

Come and join Mansfield Choral Societys performance of Faures Requiem. Conducted by their Artistic Director Dr Peter Siepmann and accompanied by Stephen Wall and John Ogdon award winner Isaac Savage.…

Location: 13.4 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

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26
MAR
Paul Carroll’s Music Hall Tavern
Town Hall Theatre

Whatever your age come along and join Mrs T and the girls from MHT this Spring for a truly magnificent night of dazzling costumes side splitting laughter and a cast of unique characters singing and dancing all night long.A feel‐good night that…

Location: 12.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01253 675750
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26
MAR
Russell Howard Round the World
Capital FM Arena

Russell Howard Round the World at Capital FM Arena in Nottingham on Sunday 26 March 2017. We dont want you to have to trawl the web searching for the cheapest Russell Howard Round the World tickets so weve done the legwork for…

Location: 1.9 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

30
MAR
Rick Astley
Nottingham Royal Concert Hall

With a career spanning over 25 years 80s pop icon and multi‐million selling artist Rick Astley has announced a full UK tour for October this year.…

Location: 1.5 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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