From Love From A Stranger to The Curious Cabaret, Here's What’s on in Nottingham This Week 31 July - 6 August

Words: Krishita Kandoi
Sunday 30 July 2023
reading time: min, words

Our recommendations of what to see, do, buy and drink over the next seven days in Nottingham...

Pick Of The Week (17)

Love From A Stranger
When: Tuesday 1 – Saturday 5 August
Where: Theatre Royal
Price: £16.50 - £31

Agatha Christie and Frank Vosper’s Love From A Stranger is coming to Nottingham. The story follows the impetuous romance between Cecily Harrington and Bruce Lovell, as Cecily leaves behind her job, friends and fiancé to settle in a country cottage for a life of adventure. The intense and psychological thriller is not one to be missed. 

Pick Of The Week (20)

Piano Concert by Chris Miggells
When: Thursday 3 - Saturday 5 August
Where: Clipstone Headstocks
Price: £18

Chris Miggells, pianist and composer, will perform his debut album of unprecedented piano pieces at the the fifty-foot-high powerhouse. The piano concert is the first, and maybe even the last of its kind at Clipstone Headstocks, making it a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Pick Of The Week (22)

The Hundred: Trent Rockets Vs Southern Brave
When: Tuesday 1 August
Where: Trent Bridge Cricket Ground
Price: £0 - £35

The Hundred tournament is back and is bringing with it four weeks of fervent cricket matches and fantastic entertainment, starting with Dylan performing in the opening game between Trent Rockets vs Southern Brave. 

Pick Of The Week (21)

Nottingham Riverside Festival 2023 
When: Friday 4 - Sunday 6 August
Where: Victoria Embankment
Price: Free

Nottingham is welcoming back East Midlands’ biggest festival catered towards families. Better than ever, the mile long stretch will have in numerous fairground games and rides, street food vendors, river-based activities, firework displays and several musical artists and bands performing across three stages.

Pick Of The Week (19)

Open-Air Theatre: MacHamlear
When: Thursday 3 August
Where: Nottingham Castle
Price: £11 - £18

The Heartbreak Productions newest interactive competition, Will of the People, pits Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Hamlet and King Lear against each other. Written by award winning playwright, Michael Davies, the hilariously ridiculous piece of new writing cashes in on the brilliance of England’s famous playwright.

Pick Of The Week (23)

Sofar Sounds Concert
When: Thursday 3 August
Where: Venue revealed 36 hours before the event 
Price: £12

Sofar Sounds Nottingham presents two to three sets of incredible performances, from different musical genres, spoken word, comedy or even dance. Each show’s line-up, curated specially for every audience member to enjoy, is a surprise until you’re at the event! 

Pick Of The Week (18)

The Curious Cabaret
When: Wednesday 2 August
Where: Cosy Club 
Price: £24

Curious Cabaret showcases magicians from the UK and Europe. Hosted by a member of The Magic Circle, Chris Wilder, the night is assured to be full of magic, laughter and entertainment. The main acts of the evening are Manuel Luarte, best known for mind reading, and Tom Wright, extraordinarily known for comedic timing and close up visual magic.

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