Nottingham Poetry Festival

26 April - 5 May

We’re delighted to host events during this ten-day festival, full of word jams, poetry slams, performances, songs and readings from some of the most renowned poets in the country.

Max Cooper

Sunday 5 May

As part of the brand new multi-disciplinary music & arts festival bought to you by Wigflex, Electronic artist Max Cooper is at Metronome for an audio visual set.

Lisa O'Neill

Wednesday 8 May

Signed to Rough Trade’s new imprint label, Lisa O’Neill’s latest record was in the Guardian’s top albums of 2018 and described as a modern folk masterpiece. .

Hello Thor Records - 10th Birthday

17 - 18 May

Hello Thor Records are throwing two almighty parties to celebrate 10 years as a record label. So far the line-up features a tribute to February Montaine (ft Sam Potter, Late of the Pier), Haiku Salut, FISTS and many more.

Tolfest - BBC Introducing

Thursday 27 June

Hosted by BBC’s Dean Jackson. Featuring top Inspire Youth Arts bands and performers, including acts signed to the First Light Record Label.

Lemn Sissay

Friday 28 June

A rare chance to see a dramatic reading of the acclaimed one-man play by celebrated performance poet, Lemn Sissay. This is the first time this show has been performed in Nottingham.

The Delines

Monday 4 November

Cosmic Americana presents The Delines "Where country meets soul and makes a new sweet golden sound of its own." Rough Trade.

The Comet is Coming

Friday 29 November

Mercury prize nominated The Comet is Coming announce new dates after selling out six shows of their March/April tour..

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Lisa O’Neill

Lisa O’Neill’s latest record featured in the Guardian's top albums of 2018 list. It was described as a modern folk masterpiece. This promises to be a beautiful show from one of Ireland’s most original singer songwriters.

Nexus Film Festival

Nexus, the East Midlands Film Network are hosting their first ever short film festival. The all-day event will showcase films from all genres: drama, comedy, horror, animation and more,.

Hello Thor Records – 10th Birthday weekender

Hello Thor Records are throwing two almighty parties to celebrate 10 years as a record label. So far the line-up features a tribute to February Montaine (ft Sam Potter, Late of the Pier), Haiku Salut, FISTS and many more.

Gamecity Nights

It’s a variety show for people who love video games! Meet the creators of the new Sonic the Hedgehog game, win prizes and enjoy the live band.

TOLfest- BBC Introducing

Hosted by BBC’s Dean Jackson. Featuring top Inspire Youth Arts bands and performers, including acts signed to the First Light Record Label. 

Lemn Sissay

SPOKEN WORD: A rare chance to see a dramatic reading of the acclaimed one-man play. Something Dark tells the story of Lemn Sissay’s upbringing in children’s homes and foster care. “A triumph” – The Scotsman

The Delines

Cosmic Americana presents The Delines "Where country meets soul and makes a new sweet golden sound of its own." Rough Trade

The Comet is Coming

Mercury prize nominated The Comet is Coming announce new dates after selling out six shows of their March/April tour. The vibrant act have been championed by BBC 6 Music, Pitchfork and the Guardian, and features Shabaka Hutchings on Sax.