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Film review: Memories in the spotlight in Marjorie Prime

Not far beneath Marjorie Prime’s sci-fi veneer is a meditation on memory, identity and grief, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Stars come out for Theatre Royal’s sparkling panto

Stars come out for Theatre Royal’s sparkling panto

Television stars Sherrie Hewson and Ben Richards will join forces with previous Theatre Royal panto favourites Ben Nickless and Andrew Ryan to appear in eagerly-awaited family pantomime Beauty and the Beast, at the Nottingham venue from December 9-January 14.

Theatre and Comedy
Family tale in Neville Studio this Christmas

Family tale in Neville Studio this Christmas

Town Mouse and Country Mouse is to be performed in the Nottingham Playhouse Neville Studio, from December 13-January 6

Theatre and Comedy
Nottingham venue hosts tribute to county music legends

Nottingham venue hosts tribute to county music legends

Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers fans are in for a treat when the tribute show Islands In The Stream comes to Nottingham’s Theatre Royal on Wednesday, November 28.

Music
Star pianist Clare to appear with Sinfonia Viva in Nottingham concert

Star pianist Clare to appear with Sinfonia Viva in Nottingham concert

Sinfonia Viva return to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall for a performance there on Wednesday, November 29, starting at 7.30pm.

Music
Recipe: Ultimate Superfood Salad

Recipe: Ultimate Superfood Salad

Here’s a recipe for Ultimate Superfood Salad for you to try.

Whats on
Catch folk aces Mawkin at Glee Club

Catch folk aces Mawkin at Glee Club

Folk rebels Mawkin bring their 12-date November tour to Nottingham Glee Club on November 23, showcasing their new album Down Among The Dead Me.

Music
Peter Kay

Breaking: Tickets for Peter Kay’s return to Nottingham are on sale this weekend

Funnyman Peter Kay will be playing two nights at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham in his latest tour and tickets go on sale this weekend.

Theatre and Comedy
Jeff Lynne's ELO, Wembley Stadium, London, 23 June 2017. Photo by: Carsten Windhorst

ELO to launch 2018 arena tour in Nottingham

Jeff Lynne’s ELO have announced eight arena shows for autumn 2018 including a show at the Motorpoint Arena Nottingham on September 30, launching the tour.

Music
Review: Sheku and co wow audience at the RCH in Nottingham Classics concert

Review: Sheku and co wow audience at the RCH in Nottingham Classics concert

The big-name line-up of musical superstars from around the world makes sure that the Nottingham Classics international concert series at the city’s Royal Concert Hall lives up to its name, writes Tony Spittles.

Music
Rosemary can be grown in a pot in the garden over winter

Potted Gardener: Fresh herbs from the garden throughout the winter

Winter stews and soups taste so much better with fresh herbs .

Lifestyle
Sting musical The Last Ship to visit Playhouse on UK tour

Sting musical The Last Ship to visit Playhouse on UK tour

The Last Ship - the acclaimed musical by the internationally renowned musician Sting – is to premiere in the UK when it opens at Northern Stage in Newcastle on March 12.

Music
Chris Margrave, head gardener at Clumber Park

Clumber Gardener: Pay homage to the humble hardy fern

In days gone by the array of glasshouses on country estates like Clumber would often have included a fern house, where the latest introductions from the Victorian fern craze would have been displayed.

Lifestyle
Start putting food out for winter birds to encourage them to your garden

Guest column: November is the time to get the garden ready for winter

November is all about compost and getting everything ready for winter

Lifestyle

Video: How to make Hallowe’en pumpkin lanterns in 5 steps

Every Hallowe’en, pumpkin lanterns can be seen up and down the land, adorning doorsteps and peeking out of windows.

News
Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Record Review with Kevin Bryan

Here is Kevin Bryan, back with this week’s round-up of the new record releases.

Music
The pub chain has condemned the tweet.

Wetherspoons issues statement after parody account announces ‘poppy ban’ in pubs

Discount pub chain JD Wetherspoon has issued a statement after a Twitter account announced that staff would be not be wearing poppies ‘due to expanding multiculturalism’.
Whats on
It's British Food Fortnight.

How British are your favourite foods?

It's British Food Fortnight - but some of those quintessentially British foods, er, aren't.

Whats on
Bella is the top name for dogs

Poll reveals most common dog name in the East Midlands

Bella has been crowned the most popular dog name in the East Midlands according to a new poll revealed by The Kennel Club.

Lifestyle
Heuchera is a popular autumn plant for many gardeners

Guest column: Light up the garden with rich autumn colours

October is one of the most colourful times of the year.

Lifestyle
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