FREE St George's Day Celebration
Fun activities for everyone on Saturday 23 April
Nottingham is proud to host one of the biggest St George's celebrations in England, and this year it's even bigger and better!
Join us for a fun-packed day from 10.30am - 4.30pm in the Old Market Square, including:
- Combat displays from real knights, plus the chance to talk to them and see their weapons
- Meet St George and Robin Hood
- St George's craft activities for kids - make a dragon puppet or rose
- live music - traditional English folk and brass band
- Mortimer's Morris dancers
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Celebrate Shakespeare's 400th anniversary!
in for a day of Shakespearean fun to celebrate Shakespeares 400th anniversary.
the opportunity to dress up in historical costumes and take a selfie
inspired by film clips of Shakespeare's
The Bard himself reliving his life and works
23 April, 11am to 2pm Nottingham Central Library,
just drop in.
Nottingham Fashion Week
22 - 23 April: Nottingham Indie Fashion Show at Sneinton Market. Find out more
29 - 30 April: Style Show Live at Nottingham Conference Centre (city centre), hosted by Alice Levine. Get tickets (5)
- 30 April: Style Presentations at Nottingham Contemporary (FREE)
Noises Off - Nottingham Playhouse until Sat 30 April
Beautifully done and incredibly funny The Stage
This farce is one long laugh and deserves all the accolades it gets. British Theatre Guide
Starring Playhouse Panto favourite John Elkington, this cant-breathe-its-so-funny comedy runs at Nottingham Playhouse until Saturday 30 April book now!
EM-Con at Motorpoint Arena
30 April - 1 May
If you're a sci-fi or comic book fan, don't miss EM-Con! Meet your favourite actors from Red Dwarf, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who and more, plus authors and comic book artists.
Get tickets from 10
Breakin' Convention Tour at Royal Concert Hall
17 - 18 May, tickets from 10
Breakin' Convention is Sadler's Wells' ground breaking festival of hip hop dance theatre featuring a line-up of jaw-dropping performances by companies from around the world and around the corner.
Hosted and curated by UK hip hop theatre legend Jonzi D, he brings some of the world's best poppers, lockers, b-boys and b-girls together to dance alongside local crews.
'Breakin' Convention never fails to deliver thrills, surprises and a stonking good time' - The Times
Get creative in FREE craft workshops at libraries!
Learn a new skill and have fun at our workshops:
Felt Making with artist Jan Merryweather Saturday 30 April 1pm to 3pm Aspley Library
All workshops suitable for adults (age 16 and up) only. Advance booking essential, please click on the link and contact the library to book your place.