Your Comprehensive Guide to Theatre, Music, and More.

Find out what’s on in Nottingham on our one-stop destination for discovering the city’s vibrant and diverse arts scene. From world-class theatre productions to electrifying music concerts and captivating dance performances, Nottingham has something to offer every art enthusiast. Whether you’re seeking Broadway-caliber productions, intimate performances in small theaters, or cutting-edge dance productions, in Nottingham we have you covered.

Our curated guide for Nottingham includes listings for upcoming shows, venue information, and exclusive insights from industry experts. Explore what’s on in Nottingham and discover a world of artistic experiences that will ignite your senses and leave you wanting more. Nottingham cultural landscape is waiting to be explored.

Becky Hill

UK Tour

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

15 Oct 2024

Becky Hill Tour 2024

Jeff Wayne’s The War Of The Worlds

Alive On Stage!

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

10 Apr 2025

Jeff Wayne's Musical Version of The War of The Worlds is back with a monumental UK tour.

Mo Gilligan

In The Moment World Tour

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

12 Apr 2025

Triple BAFTA winning stand-up sensation, Mo Gilligan, returns with his highly anticipated world tour… In...

Peter Kay Tour

Better Late Than Never

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

5 Oct 2025 - 6 Oct 2025

Peter Kay Announces Return to Stand-up with First Live Tour in Twelve Years.

Jimmy Carr – Laughs Funny Tour

Jimmy is back on the road with brand new material for 2024 & 2025

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

30 Nov 2025

Comedian Jimmy Carr laughs funny - hence the tour

Madagascar The Musical

Join all of your favourite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

24 Jul 2024 - 27 Jul 2024

Madagascar The Musical Trailer

What’s love got to do with it

A Tribute to Tina Turner

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

25 Jul 2024

The exciting live show celebrating the music of Tina Turner is getting back on the road with a huge tour across the UK.

An Officer and a Gentleman the Musical

UK Tour 2024

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

29 Jul 2024 - 3 Aug 2024

An Officer and a Gentleman is an inspiring, breathtakingly romantic musical and celebrates triumph over adversity

80’s Live

Get ready as we bring you the biggest 80s party show to tour the UK!

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

3 Aug 2024

The ultimate 80s night out, so come dressed to impress as we spin you around and around for a night to remember. Blending pop and soft rock, the show includes hits such as Girls just Wanna have fun, Edge of Heaven, Tainted Love, Love Shack, Living on a Prayer, The Final Countdown, Don’t You Want Me Baby, Relax, Never Gonna Give You Up, It’s Raining Men, Rio and the list goes on.

Grease The Musical

The world’s best-loved musical is back!

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

27 Aug 2024 - 31 Aug 2024

The world’s best-loved musical is back! Grittier and more glamorous than ever before.

Pretty Woman The Musical

It’s time to head to Beverly Hills and experience one of Hollywood’s most beloved romantic stories of all time.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

2 Sep 2024 - 7 Sep 2024

Big night out. Big. HUGE. Pretty Woman: The Musical is finally embarking on a UK and Ireland tour.

BBC Proms Concert, Nottingham

Varied and vibrant programme inspired by local history

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

8 Sep 2024

BBC Prom in Nottingham with the BBC Concert Orchestra

Ben Elton: Authentic Stupidity Tour

The undisputed godfather of modern stand-up is going back on the road

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

8 Sep 2024

The undisputed godfather of modern stand-up is going back on the road.

The History Boys

By Alan Bennett

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

10 Sep 2024 - 14 Sep 2024

The 20th anniversary production of Alan Bennett’s brilliant modern classic the History Boys

David Essex

David Essex has enjoyed a remarkable career that has combined concerts, records, theatre, composing, films and television with striking success

Sister Act The Musical

Hallelujah SISTER ACT is back!

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

16 Sep 2024 - 21 Sep 2024

Based on the iconic movie, this sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood...

Dawn French is a Huge Tw*t

This show is so-named because unfortunately, it’s horribly accurate.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

24 Sep 2024

This show is so-named because unfortunately, it’s horribly accurate.

Milton Jones HA!MILTON

A whole new show of daftness. You know it makes sense.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

29 Sep 2024

This is not a musical. Milton Jones is tone deaf and has no sense of rhythm, but at least he doesn’t make a song and dance about it.

Rachel Parris: Poise

Rachel Parris is back with her biggest tour yet.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

29 Sep 2024

Rachel Parris is back with her biggest tour yet, presenting a dazzling new hour of her signature blend of stand-up and songs.

Come From Away

The award winning musical that welcomes the world

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

1 Oct 2024 - 5 Oct 2024

7,000 Stranded Passengers. One Small Town. A Remarkable True Story.

Art

Starring Seann Walsh, Chris Harper and Aden Gillett

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

8 Oct 2024 - 12 Oct 2024

Art the smash hit comedy returns starring Seann Walsh, Chris Harper and Aden Gillett.

The Chicago Blues Brothers – The Cruisin’ For A Bluesin Tour

Join the amazing CBB Band for a hand clapping, foot-stomping, hit parade corker of an evening.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

12 Oct 2024

Join Jake and Elwood, The Sweet Soul Sisters and the amazing CBB Band for a hand clapping, foot-stomping, hit parade corker of an evening.

Most Haunted: The Stage Show

The acclaimed World No.1 paranormal show.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

20 Oct 2024

Matthew Bourne’s magical dance production of Edward Scissorhands has carved a place in the hearts of audiences world-wide since its premiere in 2005.

Hairspray The Musical UK Tour

The Hairspray UK Tour returns in 2024 with Brenda Edwards making her directorial debut.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

4 Nov 2024 - 9 Nov 2024

The musical phenomenon Hairspray returns!

Jane McDonald 2024 UK Tour

With All My Love 2024 Tour

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

13 Nov 2024

With All My Love Jane McDonald 2024

The Magic Flute

Opera North

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

22 Nov 2024 - 23 Nov 2024

The Magic Flute is a delight for audiences of all ages. Mozart’s miraculous music mixes popular songs with stirring choruses, arias of heart-melting beauty with dazzling vocal fireworks.

Mo Gilligan

In The Moment World Tour

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

23 Nov 2024

Triple BAFTA winning stand-up sensation, Mo Gilligan, returns with his highly anticipated world tour… In...

Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

with special guests Marc Almond and Toby Lee

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

24 Nov 2024

Jools Holland & his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra with special guests Marc Almond and Toby Lee

Jimmy Carr – Laughs Funny Tour

Jimmy is back on the road with brand new material for 2024 & 2025

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

11 Dec 2024

Comedian Jimmy Carr laughs funny - hence the tour

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake

Returns for its 30th anniversary with a 2024/25 UK tour

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

18 Feb 2025 - 22 Feb 2025

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake returns for its 30th anniversary with a 2024/25 UK tour.

The Magic Flute

Opera North

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

20 Mar 2025 - 21 Mar 2025

The Magic Flute is a delight for audiences of all ages. Mozart’s miraculous music mixes popular songs with stirring choruses, arias of heart-melting beauty with dazzling vocal fireworks.

Murder on the Orient Express

Agatha Christie’s Classic

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

1 Apr 2025 - 5 Apr 2025

Murder on the Orient Express is one of Agatha Christie’s greatest literary achievements

Chicago The Musical

the "sexiest musical ever" is back.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

7 Apr 2025 - 12 Apr 2025

Chicago The Musical

& Juliet

The Most Famous Love Story of All Time. Remixed.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

14 Apr 2025 - 19 Apr 2025

What if Juliet’s famous ending was really just her beginning? What if she decided to...

War Horse

The National Theatre’s acclaimed production returns in an all-new UK tour.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

6 May 2025 - 17 May 2025

War Horse is an unforgettable theatrical experience which takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from the fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France.

TINA – The Tina Turner Musical

West End mega-hit TINA – The Tina Turner Musical tours the UK for the first time.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

15 Jul 2025 - 2 Aug 2025

West End mega-hit TINA – The Tina Turner Musical on its first ever UK & Ireland tour.

Riverdance – 30 The New Generation

Riverdance will embark on a special anniversary tour in 2025, bringing its magic to audiences around the world.

Theatre Royal & Concert Hall, Nottingham

4 Oct 2025 - 5 Oct 2025

Riverdance will embark on a special anniversary tour in 2025, bringing its magic to audiences around the world.

Dear Evan Hansen

The Tony Award Winning Best Musical

Nottingham Playhouse

9 Sep 2024 - 28 Sep 2024

Dear Evan Hansen has a score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Oscar-winning composers for The Greatest Showman)

Black is the Colour of My Voice

Inspired by the life of Nina Simone

Nottingham Playhouse

12 Oct 2024

Black Is The Color Of My Voice Inspired by the life of Nina Simone
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