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The Vibe – your guide to what’s going on in Gedling borough (30 June – 6 July)

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 30 June to Thursday 6 July across the borough.

Friday, June 30

Afro Beats – Elwes Arms, Carlton, 8.00pm

Mrs Brown’s Boys Look Alike – Waggon & Horses, Arnold, 9.00pm

Come enjoy your Friday night with free chip butties with a visit from The best Mrs Brown Impersonator the country Has to offer. Pop By for a meet and greet with a photo opportunity to remember Only at your home from home.

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Summer Fayre – Good Shepherd Primary Academy, Woodthorpe, 3.30pm – 6.00pm

Born in the 80s – Top Spot, Carlton

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Saturday, July 1

Ladies Fashion show & Pop-up Shop – TA Centre, Cavendish Drave, 1.30pm

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Family Fun Day – Hogarth Academy, Porchester, 10.00am – 1.00pm

Papplewick & Linby CC POM / Race Night – Papplewick & Linby Cricket Club

Newstead Soul Club Summer Half Price Special – The Newstead Centre, Newstead

Newstead Soul Club Saturday 1st July £2.50 on the door and free raffle resident and guest Dj’s David Martin and Gaz Simpson playing your favourite Northern soul and Motown oldies fantastic dance floor and private car park

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Gedling Gala – Willow Park, Gedling, 12.00pm – 4.30pm

James Fry – The Crossing Social Club, Carlton

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Michael James – Calverton Working Mens Club, Calverton

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Sunday, July 2

Easy Thomas & Rosscoe Bones – The Pit @ Newstead, 3.30pm

Chevalier (12A) – Bonington Cinema, Arnold

Sun 2 – Thu 6 Jul, Various Times

Chevalier is inspired by the incredible true story of composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges. The illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner, Bologne rises to improbable heights in French society as a celebrated violinist-composer and fencer, complete with an ill-fated love affair and a falling out with Marie Antoinette herself and her court.

“Kelvin Harrison Jr plays the Caribbean-born maestro, once declared ‘the most accomplished man in Europe’, who takes on Mozart in a duel-by-violin” Guardian ★★★★

Directed by Stephen Williams
With Samara Weaving, Lucy Boynton, Minnie Driver
1hrs 48 mins // US 2023

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Popmaster – The Nags Head, Carlton, 6.00pm

Registration by 5.30pm

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Byron-a-thon – Byron Festival – Newstead Abbey, Newstead, 11.00am & 3.00pm

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Sunday Quiz Night – Larch Farm, Ravenshead

Sunday & Wednesday evenings

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Sunday Quiz Night – Old Volunteer, Carlton

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Monday, July 3

Nottingham Organ Society: Andrew Nix – Bonington Cinema, Arnold

7.30pm – £8.00pp

Andrew performs on a Roland Atelier and now currently tours as one of Roland UK’s (Freelance) Artists. Andrew fell in love with the richness of the Atelier producing crystal clear sounds perfect for his wide range of styles. Audiences are enthralled by the range of sounds and are stunned by the truly authentic theatre organ sounds which are an asset to Andrew’s programme. From Ballads to Latin, Marches to Musicals Andrew performs music to suit all tastes played in a refreshing style and presented with his own brand of light-hearted humour. Andrew is one of the busiest performers on the circuit!

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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, July 4

Bob Massey talks about a Road, Highwaymen & Footpads – Waggon and Horses, Redhill, 7.00pm

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 – Gleaner’s Inn, Calverton

Wednesday, July 5

Wednesday Quiz Night – Larch Farm, Ravenshead

Wednesday & Sunday evenings

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Lace City Chorus – Bonington Theatre, Arnold

8.00pm – £5pp

“A celebration of barbershop a cappella”

Join Lace City Chorus, the 2023 UK barbershop a cappella champions! The chorus will be joined by participants of their recent 4 week learn-to-sing course Do Something For You.

There will also be two special guests in the form of  Nottingham’s Major Oak Chorus and the Notivation Quartet.

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Thursday, July 6

Thursday Quiz Night – Copper Mapperley, 7.00pm

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes: 70th Anniversary (U) – Bonington Cinema, Arnold

1.30pm & 7.30pm – £6.80pp

These glamorous showgirls have everything a girl could want – except engagement rings. In a quest for true love, Lorelei and her gold digger pal Dorothy set sail on a luxury-liner bound for France. But the pair hits rocky waters when a manipulative detective, an over-aged, over sexed millionaire and the entire men’s Olympic team try to put an anchor in their marriage-minded mischief.

A wonderful chance to catch this musical classic on the big screen to mark its 70th Anniversary!

“Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell make a fantastic double act in Howard Hawks’s sparkling 1953 comedy” Guardian ★★★★★

Directed by Howard Hawks
With Jane Russell, Marilyn Monroe, Charles Coburn
1hr 31 mins // 1953

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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.

If you fancy a digital read, want to advertise or make a donation just follow the following link:

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