The Thompsons on Warhammer, Inspirational Women and Upcoming Gigs

Sunday 31 March 2024
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International Women’s Day

There are a lot of inspirational women from Nottingham we can think of, our mother and sisters for starters. But if we had to pick someone in the public eye it would be Dame Stella Rimington. She was a student at Nottingham Girls High and went on to be head of MI5 for a long time. They modelled Judi Dench’s portrayal of M on her in the Bond films. She was completely fantastic.


We’ve seen a bit of this about, but never really played it. Our brother-in-law has lots of the figures in his house. Is it all based locally then? How fantastic! We’ve driven past the Games Workshop offices in Lenton and seen an Aston Martin in the car park so they must be doing okay out of it. We’ll have to give it a go sometime. Maybe we can stick that Martika song Toy Soldiers on repeat in the background while we are playing.

Upcoming Gigs

We bought some gig tickets recently that we’re quite excited about. We’re going to see Alice Cooper in October, although we had to settle for Birmingham as there’s no Nottingham date. We also got tickets to see the Torvill and Dean farewell tour at Nottingham Arena next year. It will be amazing to see them one more time. It’s forty years since they did the Bolero this year, you know. 

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