Festive Musicals, Big Stars, Film Quizzes and Enchanting Children's Animation: Here’s What’s on in Nottingham This Week 11 - 17 December

Words: Scarlett Caldicott
Sunday 10 December 2023
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December is the month for going out to see a fabulous show, or cosying down with a pub quiz or a library day. This week in Notts you can do either, plus lots more...

Potw Ice Cube

Ice Cube
Where: Motorpoint Arena
When: Tuesday 12 December
How much: £64.90 - £98.80

Having sold over ten million albums worldwide, rap legend Ice Cube is making a long overdue return to British stages. Known for his contributions as a member of N.W.A to the iconic gangsta rap album Straight Outta Compton, Ice Cube has been inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and has created a successful solo career for himself with acclaimed albums like AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted. He’ll be joined by The Game and Cypress Hill on the Motorpoint stage for an exciting night of game-changing rap.

Potw Christmas Quiz (1)

LeftLion Film Quiz
Where: Broadway Cinema
When: Wednesday, 13 December
How much: £2

Of course we had to include our very own Christmas quiz - assemble your friends into a team of four and join the LeftLion Screen Team in the Broadway Cinema, with all proceeds going to Emmanuel House. Test your knowledge of 2023’s best and worst films, your memory of Christmas films from years past, and your ability to decipher bad quality photos of actors in Santa suits…

Potw Tom Jones

Tom Jones: Ages & Stages
Where: Motorpoint Arena
When: Thursday, 14 December
How much: £70.55 - £115.75

Living legend Tom Jones is kicking off his Ages & Stages tour in Nottingham on 14 December, promising timeless hits from his career, like It’s Not Unusual and What’s New Pussycat? He’s since been knighted for his services to music, and is known by younger generations for shows such as This Is Tom Jones and The Voice UK.

Potw Christmas Musicals

Christmas at the Musicals
Where: The Royal Concert Hall
When: Thursday 14 December
How much: £20 - £32

The magic and glamour of London’s West End, here in Nottingham. West End showstoppers like Sophie Evans of Wicked and Scott Davies of The Phantom of The Opera are accompanied by the West End Theatre Orchestra all night, playing hits from some of the world’s best known musicals. Book soon to avoid disappointment!

Potw Aljaz And Janette

Aljaž & Janette - Dancing In a Winter Wonderland
Where: The Royal Concert Hall
When: Tuesday 12 December
How much: £27.50 - £54.50

Strictly Come Dancing stars Janette Manrara & Aljaž Škorjanec are back this year for a festive song and dance extravaganza - they’ll be dancing their way through Winter Wonderland and celebrating Christmas tradition. Their first live show since becoming parents, this spectacular will be combining world-class choreography and incredible costumes with classic Christmas hits.

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Twilight Story Time
Where: Nottingham Central Library
When: Saturday 16 December
How much: Free

Twilight Story Time is your new destination for enchanting, animated children’s books. Created by Nottingham writers and artists, their debut film The Astronaut is a festive story of selflessness and giving, perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Bring your little ones along to enjoy wholesome, entertaining content that teaches them valuable lessons of humanity.

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