This week in Nottingham, enjoy live music in aid of a great cause at Beat The Streets, celebrate the opening of new exhibitions at Nottingham Contemporary, or join the National Holocaust Museum for Holocaust Memorial Day...
Nottingham Contemporary Exhibition Launch
When: Fri 26 Jan
Where: Nottingham Contemporary
How much: Free
Celebrate the launch of Nottingham Contemporary’s new exhibitions, Dora Budor: Again and Paul Mpagi: Exposure. The galleries will be open 6.30-9pm and Blend at Contemporary will be open until 11pm with delicious food and drinks. Party the night away with music in their downstairs space in collaboration with Sofar Sounds Nottingham, featuring a DJ set from Do Nothing, as well as performances from bexx and ROB.GREEN. Photo credit: Adrian Vitelleschi Cook
Candle light concert: A Tribute to Pink Floyd
When: Sat 27 Jan
Where: National Justice Museum
How much: £30
Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations never before used for this purpose in Nottingham. Buy your tickets now to discover the music of Pink Floyd at the National Justice Museum under the gentle glow of candlelight.
Stories From The Village
When: Sat 27 Jan
Where: Welfare Public House
How much: Free
A free event showing the Dennis Potter film - Stand Up Nigel Barton (which was filmed in Bestwood village in 1963). The event will then open up for people to tell us their stories of living and working in a working class mining community and village. This event is run by The Working Class Collective - led by local author, academic and anarchist Lisa McKenzie. Artists will be present to take some of the stories and turn them into art work to be given back to the community.
Holocaust Memorial Day
When: Sat 27 - Sun 28 Jan
Where: National Holocaust Museum
How much: £15
Join the National Holocaust Museum for a special participatory event to kick off their Holocaust Memorial Day 2024 weekend programme. Using a range of survivor artefacts and testimonies, let them take you on a journey exploring the erosion of freedoms for Jewish people before, during and after the Holocaust. They will discuss the parallels with today and how we can respond to recurrent anti-Jewish racism.
Beat the Streets
When: Sun 28 Jan
Where: Various venues
How much: From £15
Nottingham’s annual charity music festival Beat The Streets aims to bring our community together to battle homelessness and raise vital funds for Framework. Every penny raised will go towards helping those in need, the money donated so far has supported the employment of specially trained mental health workers, kept Framework’s winter shelter open through Covid and helped to fund custom-built accommodation for vulnerable service users, with the aim of offering wrap around support to rough sleepers with complex needs.
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