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‘The Club enjoys a wide range of folk and acoustic music or ditty both traditional and contemporary. The members enjoy singing songs with a chorus. The club have guest artists once a month (except in August) and aims to start at 8.30 pm ... Singers, musicians, poets, story tellers and just listeners are very welcome.‘

* Carrington Triangle Folk Club
Visits to the Website50
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'Offers exceptional research-led teaching, inspiring facilities for performance and composition, and a unique programme of traineeships and placement opportunities. The department’s academic and performance activities are fully integrated into the dynamic musical life of the city of Nottingham ... There are a wide range of performance opportunities across the university: University orchestra and choirs; Student-led societies; Small scale ensembles and chamber groups; Working with professional musicians; Church choirs.'

* Department of Music [Nottingham]
Visits to the Website107
Also indexedUniversity of Nottingham
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‘We openly welcome everyone interested in the pipe organ to the society ... professional player, amateur player or simply a lover of the pipe organ and its music. We are an active society with interesting regular visits to see, listen to and play organs from large cathedral organs to small house organs, both pipe and electronic. We take part in educational lectures and presentations, recitals, workshops and master classes, organ builder visits as well as enjoyable social events.‘

* Nottingham & District Society of Organists
Visits to the Website55
Views of The ‘Full’ Record116

'An Umbrella Organisation promoting South Asian Arts from the Indian Sub-Continent. Established since 1986. We coordinate and or provide a wide range of South Asian classical, contemporary, folk, popular, celebratory and festival events and regular workshops in various South Asian musical instruments, drama and various forms of dance.' ALERT Website inaccessible at Review; Link replaced with one to Facebook Page.

* Nottingham Asian Arts Council
Visits to the Website93
Views of The ‘Full’ Record206

Nottingham Music Service: 'We believe that music makes a difference. As a registered charity and lead partner for the Nottingham Music Education Hub, we are committed to making music more accessible and inclusive. We support young people from across the city to develop their musical skills, and participate in diverse ensembles and performances, contributing to the life of our great city'.

* Nottingham Music Hub
Visits to the Website155
Also indexedNottingham Music Service
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'Enjoying good music in good company.' Meet monthly, afternoons.

* Wollaton Recorded Music Society
Visits to the Website123
Views of The ‘Full’ Record424
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‘A group of musicians dedicated to bringing you the best in swing, jazz, pop and much more. Our band members are all from Nottingham and surrounding areas. We play a wide range of music from the 1940's era including Glenn Miller classics.’

+ Beeston Big Band
Visits to the Website86
Views of The ‘Full’ Record158

‘NODA-affiliated, award-winning Musical Theatre group based – perhaps unsurprisingly – in Beeston, Nottingham. We perform at the Duchess Theatre, Long Eaton twice a year. We strive to provide the very highest levels of production where orchestra, sound and lighting, staging and choreography are concerned and we have a very talented team of performers and production personnel who really do make the West End Magic happen right on your doorstep! We are a friendly society whose members span a wide age range from students to seasoned performers, and we’re always keen to hear from new people who are interested in joining us!’

+ Beeston Musical Theatre Group
Visits to the Website159
Views of The ‘Full’ Record347
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‘The question that we are often asked is, “What is a clarinet choir?” The official answer to that is “it is an instrumental ensemble consisting entirely of instruments from the clarinet family”. Blackwood Clarinets represent most members of the family – from the shrill Eb clarinet to the booming contrabass clarinet. This gives the ensemble a wide range of musical textures. We are based in Nottingham UK, with members drawn from a wide area of the East Midlands.’

+ Blackwood Clarinets
Visits to the Website76
Views of The ‘Full’ Record147

‘Established in 1988 with support from Sir Harry Djanogly ... In 1992, a sister organisation - the Djanogly Community Choir - was also created and performed a few concerts with the orchestra, but sadly folded a few years later ... A friendly amateur orchestra based in Nottingham ... Usually perform three concerts per year. Our music is varied – including symphonies, shorter pieces for orchestra, children’s concerts, works in conjunction with a local choir, and concertos (frequently using local young musicians – which we particularly enjoy and  provides inspiration to us all) ... As a large amateur orchestra we often need additional players – either because a current member leaves or is away for a specific concert, or where additional players or “unusual” instruments (e.g. Bass Clarinet, Harp, extra percussion, etc) are needed for a piece. To join you need to be a competent player at least at grade 5 or equivalent.‘

+ Djanogly Community Orchestra
Visits to the Website42
Views of The ‘Full’ Record109
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+ Nottingham Bach Choir
Visits to the Website1
Views of The ‘Full’ Record8

‘Our choir is open to all, you DO NOT need any connection to the Hospitals or NHS ... If you are thinking about joining a choir, don't put it off! We are a friendly group and whether you're looking to join your first choir or you haven't sung for a long time don't worry - Nottingham Hospitals Choir encompasses a wide range of talents, abilities and experience ... The choir actively contributes to the community not just through its music but also by contributing proceeds from concerts to local and national charities; primarily those which provide support and care for families and children suffering from cancer and who provide various forms of direct health care. The Choir has so far raised over £200,000 for good causes.‘

+ Nottingham Hospitals Choir
Visits to the Website52
Views of The ‘Full’ Record132

‘A 16-piece big band that was originally formed in the 1970's. NJO is Nottingham's longest-running jazz big band ... NJO's aim is to promote jazz to the widest possible audience, whilst its members gain the chance to be involved in a unique musical community of like-minded, passionate, talented musicians.‘

+ Nottingham Jazz Orchestra
Visits to the Website56
Views of The ‘Full’ Record145
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‘A non-professional full sized symphony orchestra which attracts players from a wide surrounding area. Many of its players are music teachers, whilst the remainder is made up of those doing a wide variety of jobs, as well as retired people and students. Their common link is that they enjoy the opportunity to play together, participating in challenging and demanding music, requiring a high standard of playing. Members are selected by audition ... Several professional conductors have said that this orchestra is one of the best non-professional orchestras in the country.’

+ Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra
Visits to the Website110
Views of The ‘Full’ Record157
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‘Comprises two groups, the Nottingham Symphonic Wind Orchestra (NSWO) and Nottingham Wind Ensemble (NWE), with over a hundred musicians and volunteers involved. At the heart of every performance is the desire to make music of the highest quality, whilst supporting local and charitiies ... Since the group’s formation over 500 musicians have enjoyed the opportunity to play in a friendly and encouraging environment.‘

+ Nottingham Symphonic Winds
Visits to the Website70
Also indexedNottingham Symphonic Wind Orchestra | Nottingham Wind Ensemble
Views of The ‘Full’ Record165

'The Albert Hall Nottingham's grand ornate architecture was designed at the turn of the 20th century in the style of an Edwardian music hall. The Great Hall serves as an excellent auditorium for public performances of many genres ... Organ no. 552, a four manual 59 stop instrument, was erected in 1909 in the then Wesleyan Central Mission which was later renamed the Albert Hall. (An almost identical instrument was built for Rochdale Town Hall in 1913.) The instrument cost £4,500 and was financed by Jesse Boot (founder of the Boots Company) as a gift to the City of Nottingham, to be known as the City Organ.'

@ Albert Hall Nottingham
Visits to the Website108
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’With over half a million visitors every year, the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall are two of the UK's most successful touring venues, leading the way for arts and entertainment in the East Midlands region.
Our diverse programme of events includes internationally renowned orchestras, the highest quality ballet, contemporary dance, opera and touring drama alongside West End musicals.’

@ Royal Concert Hall & Theatre Royal Nottingham
Visits to the Website80
Views of The ‘Full’ Record257
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FEATURED Prolific provider of concerts and recitals. Normally offers several events per month, at least during their season(s). I have simply and routinely flagged the 1st day of each month as an aide-memoire: check the Website for details.

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'Nottingham Lakeside Arts is The University of Nottingham’s public arts programme welcoming more than 200,000 people of all ages to a vibrant programme of performances, exhibitions, workshops and talks each year.'

@ University of Nottingham
Visits to the Website105
Also indexedLakeside Arts
Views of The ‘Full’ Record272
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