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The Vibe – your guide to what’s going on in Gedling borough (19 May – 25 May)

It’s time to look forward to the highlights over the next week. From musical theatre to movies, art and culture to quizzes, we’ve got you covered. Got an event you want featured here? Email us -


Here’s our latest round-up of latest events taking place from Friday 19 May to Thursday 25 May across the borough.

Friday, May 19

Veronica’s Room presented by Ravenshead theatre Group – Ravenshead Village Hall, 7.30pm

19th & 20th May £10pp

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Robert Perry – Nags Head, Carlton

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Event Cinema National Theatre Live: Best of Enemies (15) – Bonington Cinema, Arnold

David Harewood (Homeland) and Zachary Quinto (Star Trek) play feuding political rivals in James Graham’s (Sherwood) multiple award-winning new drama.

In 1968 America, as two men fight to become the next president, all eyes are on the battle between two others: the cunningly conservative William F. Buckley Jr., and the unruly liberal Gore Vidal.

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River Hopkins – Copper Mapperley, 8.00pm

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Disco & Karaoke – The Arrow, Arnold, 7.00pm

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Fletch – Longbow, Arnold

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Radio Romantic – Top Spot, Carlton

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Saturday, May 20

Dementia UK ‘Time for a Cuppa’ Morning – A W Lymn Carlton, 10.00am – 1.00pm

Drop in for some ‘cake and a cuppa’ while supporting a great cause

Mispent Youth – Vale Club, Colwick, 9.00pm


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Nottingham Concert Band – St.Swithun’s Church, Woodborough, 7.30pm

Gedling Artists & Friends – Westdale Lane Community Centre, Mapperley, 11.00am – 4.00pm

There will be art demonstrations as well as the opportunity to purchase art work from the artists. Entry is free, limited parking available in the car park with on-street parking also available nearby, the centre is fully accessible and has disabled toilets. Refreshments will be available to purchase by local baker Sam of Betty Rose Bakes.

This event is part of the Open Studios Notts events which are held across the county during May. More information can be found here – Everyone is welcome at the event, but please note that dogs are not allowed in the centre with the exception of assistance dogs.’

Ignition – Top Spot, Carlton

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Lauren April – Copper, Mapperley, 8.00pm

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Remi Harris & Tom Moore – Bonington Theatre, Arnold, 7.30pm

£12 pp

Guitarist Remi Harris has been receiving rave reviews for over a decade, since emerging from the seething jazz hotspots of Herefordshire. Blessed as he is with a formidable technique and a genuine love of the music, his star is firmly in the ascendant.

‘An extraordinary musician’ (Jamie Cullum), Remi is a virtuoso whose unique style draws inspiration from artists such as Django Reinhardt, Jimi Hendrix, Wes Montgomery – one of the most influential American jazz guitarists of the twentieth century – Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) and Led Zeppelin, and from blues specialists Stevie Ray Vaughan and Freddie King.

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Robbie Dixon – The Crossing Social Club, Carlton

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West O’ The Moon – Admiral Rodney, Calverton, 8.30pm

Zephyr – Calverton Working Men’s Club

Sunday, May 21

Popmaster – The Nags Head, Carlton, 6.00pm

Registration by 5.30pm

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Sharon Garner – The Pit @ Newstead, Newstead, 3.00pm

Folky vibes and free entry

Spring Fayre – Thackeray’s Lane Park, 10.00am – 3.00pm

Scouts 1st Daybrook and Woodthorpe

Including a history walk by Bob Massey at 2.00pm from ‘The Bob Massey Stall’

Sunday Quiz Night – Larch Farm, Ravenshead

Sunday & Wednesday evenings

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Richie Richards – Top Spot, Carlton

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Sunday Quiz Night – Old Volunteer, Carlton

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Monday, May 22

Pub League Poker – The Brick Yard, Carlton

Free pint to the winner of the night for season 2, along with the cash pot from player buy ins (£5 a head) and 100 points on the leaderboard.

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Monday Quiz Night – Bread & Bitter, Mapperley

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Monday Quiz Night – Four Bells, Woodborough, 7.30pm

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Tuesday, May 23

Tuesday Pub Quiz – The Brickyard, Carlton

Booking advised due to popularity of event.

£2 buy in per person, £25 bar tab to be won and a rolling higher or lower jackpot

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Bike Night – The Gleaners, Calverton

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Wednesday, May 24

Charity Fashion Show & Shopping Event – Calverton Working Men’s Club, Calverton, 7.00pm

Tickets available on the door

Raising funds for the Core Centre & Calverton Theatre Group

Calendar Girls – Bonington Theatre, Arnold, 7.30pm

Wed May 24 – Sat May 27


The NANDA award-winning Blind Eye Productions present Calendar Girls, based on the Miramax motion-picture written by Juliette Towhidi and Tim Firth. The hilarious play is based on the true story of eleven W.I. members who famously posed nude for a calendar to raise money for Leukaemia Research!

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Wednesday Quiz Night – Larch Farm, Ravenshead

Wednesday & Sunday evenings

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Thursday, May 25

Thursday Quiz Night – The Gleaners, Calverton, 8.30pm

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DJ Scott, Throw Back Thursdays – Top Spot Club, Carlton, 8.00pm

Old School with some great tunes from Reggae, Ska, Northern Soul, Motown, 70’s and 80’s.

Plus 25% discount on all Drinks.

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Thursday Quiz Night – Sashas Bar, Arnold

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Thursday Quiz Night – The Vale Hotel, Woodthorpe, 8.00pm

Weekly quiz night in support of local food bank.

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Thursday Quiz Night – Gedling Inn, Gedling, 8.00pm

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All listings correct at time of going to press

Please contact venue to confirm availability and details

A quick word from ‘This is Gedling’ Magazine who sponsor The Vibe

Covering the whole of Gedlng borough ‘This is Gedling’ magazine is being distributed now – you can pick up a FREE copy at your local pub, club, venue, theatre, takeaway.

This is Gedling is a Not for Profit (NfP) community initiative that depends on the support of advertisers, contributors, readers and donors to continue to bring FREE borough news and general interest content to the all 46 square miles and 120k residents of Gedling borough.

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