Ice skating, Ruby Wax, Gary Numan, Green Hustle and 30 Seconds to Mars: Here's what's on this week in Nottingham: 27 May - 2 June

Sunday 26 May 2024
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Lots to be getting on with this week in Nottingham! Check out comedy from Ruby Wax, gigs from the legendary Gary Numan and 30 Seconds to Mars, the wonderful Green Hustle, and a range of ice-skating sessions to get down to.

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Ice Skating Sessions

When: Friday 24 May to Sunday 2 June
Where: National Ice Centre
How much: Under 5s free | £7 Students | £12 adult

The weather may be warming up, but there’s always fun to be had on the ice. This half term the National Ice Centre is offering a range of fantastic ice skating experiences for all ages and skill levels. Along with courses so you can brush up on your skills, there are daily ice-skating sessions to enjoy. Friday evenings are your chance to show off your dancing skills as disco lights fill the rink, while Saturday afternoons see a family disco session which is suitable for younger children. Get your skates on and book yourself in now.

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Ruby Wax: I’m Not As Well As I Thought I Was

When: Wednesday 29 May
Where: Nottingham Playhouse
How much: £30

From initially aiming to explore the ‘antidote to living a frazzled life’, Ruby Wax ended up in a mental institution - “Obviously, I didn’t find what I was looking for.” Honest, raw, funny and sometimes dark, the staunch American comic brings her latest show to Nottingham Playhouse. Set to explore mental health with her characteristic blend of comedy and candour, Wax’s tour promises both laughter and thought-provoking moments. Wax, a renowned comedian and mental health advocate, aims to shed light on personal struggles and societal issues, making for an engaging and enlightening experience.



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Gary Numan

When: Saturday 1 June
Where: Rock City
How much: £37.50

Celebrated for his pioneering work in electronic music, Numan's influence spans decades with iconic hits like Cars and Are 'Friends' Electric?. Promoting his latest album, Intruder, this night promises a mix of classic tracks and new material. Known for his atmospheric live shows, the evening will feature stunning visuals and Numan’s charismatic stage presence. Rock City's intimate setting makes it the perfect venue for fans to experience Numan's innovative soundscapes up close. 



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Green Hustle

When: Saturday 1 June
Where: Market Square
How much: Free

Green Hustle Festival is a celebration of life and creativity that aims to make our city greener, healthier, and more connected. Join in and be part of an epic party of positivity, hosted by an unparalleled cross-pollination of humans, from talented creatives to independent makers and cultural institutions. With stalls, talks, live music, yoga, screen-printing and lots more activities, this is a weekend to imagine a better future, explore your city and discover inspiring people, loving communities, and moving moments along the way. 


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