Easter may be behind us but spring has sprung and there’s still plenty going on in both London and Nottingham!
“WHEN DOVES CRY: A Night Celebrating the Music of Prince”
Fri, April 21- The Lock Tavern – Chalk Farm Road- London
Prince, who died a year ago today, opened a shop in Chalk Farm Road back in 1994. His music will be celebrated and you’ll be sure to hear all his famous songs, mixing funk, new wave, pop and R&B.
Ideal for Prince fans or anyone passionate about music, this event is free and runs from 8pm to 1am on Friday 21st of April.
“Parka’s Nottingham Presents Kit Curtis and the b3’s'” at Britannia Rowing club & “Switch Nottingham ft. Not3s performing Addison Lee” at The Market Bar- Fri, April 21- Nottingham
Whether you’re a ’60s lover or simply curious to know how it feels to jump back in time, Parka’s Nottingham will be playing the best vinyls from that decade and provide a dance floor for all of those who are keen to challenge themselves.
This first event will start at 7:45pm and end at 1am and tickets are available here for only £7.50: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Nottingham/The-Britannia-Rowing-Club/Parka039s-Nottingham-Present-039Kit-Curtis-and-the-B3039s039/12936004/ .
Not far from there and for only £6.00, The Market Bar will present Switch Nottingham ft Not3s performing Addison Lee and their R&B, Dance-hall and Hip Hop style. Tickets still available here: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Nottingham/The-Market-Bar/Switch-Nottingham-feat-NOT3S-performing-ADDISON-LEE-/12947135/ .
AMERICA DREAMING: a night-long journey through the 1930s.
Sat, April 22, Royal Academy – London
This one-night-only experience looks at the cult of the American dream in the midst of the Great Depression, both through the eyes of Americans and the rest of the world.
It will feature a reproduction of Hollywood film studios, bands playing swing and 1930s classics, urban art, street food stalls and cocktails bars.
The event starts at 7pm will end with an after hours viewing of the unique exhibition: “America after the fall”: Painting in the 1930s.
Don’t miss it: https://tickets.royalacademy.org.uk/performancelist.asp?ShoID=3399.
VINTAGE RACE DAY at Nottingham Race Course – Sat, April 22 – Nottingham
From 15:30 to 22:00, in additional to holding races Nottingham racecourse will become a hub of classic cars. There’ll also be vintage saloons, games and dance lessons, and a competition for the best dressed in attendance.
Tickets are available here: http://nottingham.thejockeyclub.co.uk/events-tickets/whats-on/saturday-22nd-april
“FROCK ME: Vintage fashion fair at Chelsea Old Town “
Sun, April 23 – London
If you’re looking for a chance to find the most exclusive vintage pieces and tips that London has to offer, this is the event for you. Runs from 11am to 5:30pm.
ST GEORGE DAY, Sun, April 23, London, Nottingham
Wherever you are, there’ll be events to mark St George’s Day.
The biggest will be in Trafalgar Square in London, but if you’re in Nottingham head down to the Spring Festival at Onchan Park.