What we're about

This group is open to all ages and aims to organise a variety of events that appeal to a wide range of interests. If you live in or near Nottingham and want to meet new friends and have some fun days and nights out then do join us. I can promise you will meet some great people, make new friends and enjoy yourself.

We have strong links with Nottingham Culture & Café Scientifique (https://www.meetup.com/nottingham-culture-cafe-sci/), Nottingham Gig Buddies (https://www.meetup.com/NottinghamGigBuddies/) and Nottingham Social Circle (https://www.meetup.com/Nottingham-Social-Circle-Any-Ages/)with whom we share many members; so why not join as many as you like and have a packed social calendar!

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions for new members page here (https://www.meetup.com/nottingham-social/pages/Frequently_Asked_Questions_For_New_Members/) for more details of how to join, and we look forward to seeing you at an event soon!

Upcoming events (4+)

Craft Culture in Early Modern Japan - Online Lecture (Registration Required)

Most studies of Japanese crafts during the Momoyama and Tokugawa periods approach the subject from the perspective of individual masters and media, or within the realms of collecting, curation, and display. In this lecture, Christine Guth will take a different approach, drawing critical attention to the dynamic, multidirectional network of forces—both material and immaterial-- that undergird Japan’s extraordinarily rich, diverse and aesthetically sophisticated artifactual culture.

The event is free but registration is essential. Book here

This will include the particular materials and tools and the people who wield them, but also the institutions, modes of thought, behaviors and the reciprocal relationships among them. In drawing attention to “craft culture” this lecture, based on Christine's latest publication Craft Culture in Early Modern Japan: Materials, Makers, Mastery, will emphasize shared assumptions fundamental to ways and values of making that transcend the specifics of each practice.

So Fetch - 2000s Night @ Rescue Rooms (Tickets Required)

Spanky Van Dykes

Join us for a night full of 00's magic!

“Gretchen, stop trying to make fetch happen! It's not going to happen!”

Regina George was wrong. So Fetch is happening, playing all your favourite hits from the 00s

Starting at Spankys then on to Rescue Rooms for the 2000 party.

Think Britney Spears to Avril Lavigne. McFly to Usher. Rihanna to Gwen Stefani. Justin Timberlake to Busted.
Beyonce to Amy Winehouse.

So whether you were a skater boi, or spent the decade hanging out under your umberella-Ella-Ella-eh, you can expect to hear your faves on the night!

Tickets and more info - https://www.fatsoma.com/e/f1cs35s7/so-fetch-2000s-party-nottingham

Celebrating your birthday Between October 10th - November 5th? Then you get free entry! Drop us an email to [masked] with the subject 'So Fetch Nottingham' to claim

Mean Girls inspired fancy dress is highly encouraged!

Strictly 18+
Bring ID

Saturday Night Social

The Blind Rabbit

Saturday night out, a few drinks, good company - what better way to spend a Saturday night?

👍 If you can no longer attend, please update your rsvp
✅ If you feel unwell or have been advised to self-isolate we kindly ask that you do not attend this event and rsvp to a future event instead to keep our members safe
🤗 Please do not assume everyone will feel comfortable with hugging/close contact. We are a very friendly bunch but please ask before assuming
⭐ As the numbers may get high we’d appreciate everyone’s help in saying hello and making everyone feel welcome!
🔝On Saturday please only leave comments on the event which are urgent/necessary so that any important updates stay at the top for members to see
😎 Lastly, we ask that everyone follows any guidance given to us by the venue and shows kindness to members of the group and the staff at the bar. It’s been a difficult year or so and we’d like the Saturday Night Social events to be a success, for everyone to feel comfortable/safe and for new friendships to be made.
See you there!

Horror films on British television Webinar (Eventbrite Booking required)

This webinar discusses the early history of horror films on British television and examines some examples of scheduling choices made by broadcasters, focussing especially on the crucial year of 1969. It draws on extensive original research of primary documents held in broadcasting archives.

Book your free ticket here. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/appointments-with-fear-horror-films-on-british-television-tickets-162209036595?aff=ebdsoporgprofile

I'm going to have to shoot off a little early as I've another event in person but the webinar will continue as it's held on zoom and organised by City of Westminster Library and Archives. There will be Q and A session at the end of the webinar if you want to ask the organisers any questions.

Past events (2,280)

Beeston Ceilidh Night @Boat&Horses

The Boat & Horses

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