From Art Shows, Music Gigs And Grand Productions, Here’s What’s On In Nottingham This Week: 28 August - 3 September

Words: Akhila Thomas
Sunday 27 August 2023
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This week is going to be a busy one for all the art buffs, music fans, theatre enthusiasts and film lovers…

Pick Of The Week 8 (1)

Andy the Illustrator Exhibition

When: Monday 28 August - Thursday 31 August
Where: Broadway
How much: Free

If whimsical and elaborate art is your cup of tea, make sure to drop by this exhibition which is set to feature illustrator Andy Williams’ latest artworks in the form of textile, sculpture, sketchbook pages, painting and print. His art style is described as a blend of the aesthetic of Studio Ghibli and Adventure Time. So this is the sign for all the art and digital media enthusiasts to mark their calendars!

Pick Of The Week 9

Newton Faulkner

When: Tuesday 29 August
Where: The Bodega
How much: £28.50

Fans of the singer-songwriter who was once tagged as ‘the British Jack Johnson’ can now watch him perform live in Nottingham. With his signature dreadlocks and natural flair with a guitar, he delivered hits like Write It on Your Skin which topped the UK album charts when it came out. This is your chance to catch the man in action, so go ahead and book your tickets!

Pick Of The Week 13

Bad Dad

When: Monday 28 August
Where: Nottingham Castle
How much: From £11 

David Walliams’ award-winning book, which follows the funny and endearing story of a father and his son, has been adapted into an open-air performance by Heartbreak Productions. So head over to the Castle grounds if you are in the mood for a few laughs and a memorable experience. 

Pick Of The Week 11

Signing with Ashnikko 

When: Wednesday 30 August
Where: Rough Trade Nottingham
How much: £14 onwards 

American singer, rapper and songwriter Ashton Nicole Casey, aka Ashnikko, is set to perform in Nottingham soon. She rose to fame following her 2019 single Stupid and this event is to celebrate her latest album Weedkiller which was released on 25 August. If you are into indie rock, pop music, punk and “sad-girl feminist” music (as she herself described her style) then make sure to catch her upcoming performance!

Pick Of The Week 12

 I am Every Whitney Live 

When:  Friday 1 September
Where: Nottingham Arts Theatre
How much: £22.50 onwards 

Kieshia’s performance is set to bring Whitney’s biggest hits such as ‘I Wanna Dance With Somebody’, ‘Greatest Love Of All’ and ‘I Will Always Love You’ to an audience that is usually highly engaged - singing and dancing with her through the performance. Described as a “stunning impersonator of the legendary Whitney Houston”, this is your sign to book tickets to her show for a glamorous tribute to the Queen of the Divas. 

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