What’s On This Weekend: 5-7 May

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Here are our suggestions for the coming weekend if you are travelling between London and Nottingham.


AFRICAN WOMEN IN WORLD WAR I, National Army Museum, London,

May 5th


On Friday at 11:30am The National Army Museum will host a free event guided by Dr. Anne Samson, a historian specialising in Africa and First World War.

The event will feature readings and talks on the role played by African Women during the war and how their hidden activities had a significant impact on its outcome.

To reserve your free ticket book here: https://tickets.nam.ac.uk/listprices.php?performanceId=413:272


#SHE INSPIRES ME CAR BOOT SALE, Brewer Street, London, May 6th


The above hashtag literally created a viral phenomenon on Social Media through its idea of promoting a day of fashion, fun and beauty.

This program, also part of Women for Women campaign, is to be supported by important designers and fashionistas such us Charlotte Olympia, Alex Eagle, Refinery29, Hikari Yokoyama, Matches Fashion and many others.

They are emptying their wardrobes to give attendees access to well priced ex-sample and designer pieces.

All proceeds will be donated to female survivors of war.

Online tickets are sold out but will still be available on the day for £10.00 and the event will be on from 1 to 5pm.


IMPERIAL FESTIVAL, College’s South Kensigton Campus, London, May 6th-7th


The Imperial Festival is a dazzling blend of history and science.

The weekend is based around new technology demonstrations, experiments, performances, and workshops on topics such as Health and Wellbeing, and Energy and Environment.

You’ll have access to the latest scientific discoveries, and this year the Festival includes an exhibition built around the technological advances in food production and distribution, with particular attention to themes like obesity and malnutrition. This and much more will be going on from 12.00 to 18.00 on Saturday and 12.00 to 17.00 on Sunday.

For full program and free ticket registration click on the following link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/imperial-festival-2017-tickets-32819269318




Are you a cheese lover keen to taste the best selection in the UK? You’ll have exactly that chance at Camden Market on Saturday from 10am to 10pm and on Sunday from 10am to 8pm.

Producers from all over London will set up their stalls, offering both samples and live demonstrations.

You can also join Patrick McGuigan, writer and World Cheese Awards judge in his talks related to “how to eat cheese” and the “British and European cheese battle”, featuring his comments on a new generation of English Producers which is deeply motivated to compete at a higher level on the International scene.

For more info follow this link: https://londoncheeseproject.com/




“THE ALMIGHTY OTHER” by Causa Sui Theatre, May 5th to May 12 at Surface Gallery, Nottingham.


It’s easy to forget that everything we do has an impact on others. This concept is clearly expressed in the last work of Causa Sui Theatre; an experimental live theatre which combines performance art with traditional techniques involving audience participation.

The public will even decide how the play progresses and ends, creating a new story each time.

Tickets for £9.95 will be available on the door. (Show every day 19:00- 21:00)




Don’t miss the opportunity to get your hands on vintage and retro items, sold by weight, available at Nottingham Contemporary on Saturday from 10am to 6pm.

The entrance fee is only £1.50 and then if you pre book you get your kilo of clothes for £12 instead of £15.

Tickets info available here: https://www.skiddle.com/whats-on/Nottingham/Nottingham-Contemporary/Nottingham-Preloved-Vintage-Kilo/12953064/


THE YOUNG CREATIVE AWARDS, Nottingham Future City, Nottingham Play House, May 10th.


The annual YCA will present the most talented 13-24 year olds and their excellent works, in different creative categories.

Writers, designers and business organisations will participate in the event not only to announce the winner but to create a contact for all those skillful young people dreaming of showing their abilities to the capital too.

The exhibition will start at 17:30 and the Award show at 18:15.

Register for free following this link: http://www.youngcreativeawards.org/request-tickets-yca-2017-award-ceremony/.