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Gig guide: Bands and musicians playing in the area this week.

Friday, March 24

Music
COMMUNITY: Charity car wash at Retford Fire Station

COMMUNITY: Charity car wash at Retford Fire Station

Firefighters will be opening the station for their first car wash of the year on Saturday, March 25, 10am to 3pm. All proceeds will go the ‘The Firefighters Charity’. No set prices, please donate what you can.

Lifestyle
Film review: Beauty and the Beast proves a nostalgia-packed live action remake

Film review: Beauty and the Beast proves a nostalgia-packed live action remake

Disney’s trend for live action remakes gathers steam this month with Beauty And The Beast, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
THEATRE REVIEW: Dr Frankenstein at Sheffield Crucible Theatre

THEATRE REVIEW: Dr Frankenstein at Sheffield Crucible Theatre

A touring production by Northern Stage of a play based on Mary Shelley’s extraordinary novel is on at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, writes Alan Payne.

Theatre and Comedy
FILM REVIEW: Natalie Stendall on an uplifting documentary that is never sentimental

FILM REVIEW: Natalie Stendall on an uplifting documentary that is never sentimental

Oscar-nominated documentary Life, Animated traces the childhood of Owen, a young man with autism who learned to connect with the world through Disney’s animated films, writes Natalie Stendall.

Arts
Josie looks for something better in her new show

Josie looks for something better in her new show

Josie Long follows up the international sell-out success of her previous show Cara Josephine across the UK, Europe, in Australia and New York with new show Something Better.

Music
REVIEW: superhumans of Cirque du Soleil amaze Nottingham audience

REVIEW: superhumans of Cirque du Soleil amaze Nottingham audience

Athleticism, incredible balletic skill, showmanship and astonishing levels of skill and fearlessness combined seemlessly as the world-renowned Cirque du Soleil rolled into Nottingham’s Motorpoint Arena.

Theatre and Comedy
Young musical talents get showcase at Nottingham venue

Young musical talents get showcase at Nottingham venue

The cream of Nottinghamshire young musical talent show what they can do in a Supergroup Showcase, live at the Royal Concert Hall in Nottingham on Friday, March 10, from 7pm.

Music
REVIEW: Cadbury World.....a tasty day out for the whole family

REVIEW: Cadbury World.....a tasty day out for the whole family

It perhaps goes without saying that, for chocaholics, Cadbury World is the stuff of sweet-tasting dreams.....but this wonderful attraction is so much more for the whole family.

Lifestyle
See Lee at the Royal Concert Hall in latest show

See Lee at the Royal Concert Hall in latest show

Top comedian Stewart Lee is to bring his latest show to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall on October 6 and tickets are now on sale.

Music
Nottinghamshire fashionistas reveal what to wear when dressing to impress

Nottinghamshire fashionistas reveal what to wear when dressing to impress

Spring is nearly upon us and if you’re looking to brighten up your wardrobe ready for the new season this research might help.

Arts
school dinner

Eight things everyone loved about school dinners

It’s International School Dinners Day, try really hard and you can smell the musty sausage and mash aroma and hear the sound of chairs scraping on the school hall floor.

Offbeat
Olly Murs

Going to see Olly Murs at Sheffield Arena? Here's EVERYTHING you need to know

Pop sensation Olly Murs comes to Sheffield this week - and here's absolutely EVERYTHING you need to know about his Arena dates.

Lifestyle
Top conductor Wilson returns to the RCH for MGM music celebration

Top conductor Wilson returns to the RCH for MGM music celebration

Tickets are on sale for the hotly-anticipated return to the area of John Wilson and his orchestra.

Music
Royal Liverpool Phil and rising star to play at the RCH

Royal Liverpool Phil and rising star to play at the RCH

The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra will return to Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall for a performance there on Friday, March 31, from 7.30pm.

Music
Chris Margrave, head gardener at Clumber Park

Handsome hellebores add colour to your borders

Hellebores are low maintenance plants, ideal for the front of a border or a woodland edge, where they will bring late winter or early spring colour.

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The X-Factor comes to Sheffield on March 3.

Going to see The X-Factor Live at Sheffield Arena? Here's EVERYTHING you need to know

The X-Factor live tour comes to Sheffield tomorrow night - and here's absolutely EVERYTHING you need to know about the Arena date.

Lifestyle
Mansfield date for Addhock Theatre Company

Mansfield date for Addhock Theatre Company

The Lion In Winter is to be performed at The Old Library Theatre, Mansfield, on March 3, from 7.30pm.

Theatre and Comedy
Catch Carrack on his latest Nottingham visit

Catch Carrack on his latest Nottingham visit

Paul Carrack makes his latest visit to the area on Saturday, March 4, for a gig at Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall.

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