30 Oct
DJs from the Serious stable make a monthly trip to Media in Nottingham, possibly one of the finest venues in the country.

Nottingham City Bonfire Night
05 Nov
The Nottingham Forest Recreation Ground hosts a bonfire, fireworks display and funfair on the site of the famous annual Goose Fair. Warm your hands over the fire, eat some candyfloss and enjoy the fireworks on a traditional rocket-filled night out.

Derby City Council Bonfire and Fireworks
05 Nov
Every year, Derby's Markeaton Park hosts an impressive pyrotechnic display to commemorate the 1605 attempt by Guy Fawkes to blow up the Houses of Parliament. The free event is accompanied by a funfair.

Robin Hood Pageant
29 Oct
Nottingham can't possibly get through the year without a nod to its most famous inhabitant. The annual Robin Hood Pageant within the walls of Nottingham Castle features jousting, comedy, real ale, comic re-enactments, live music and a replica medieval village.

Opera North Autumn Tour
03 Nov
Opera North, always worth catching, comes to Nottingham's Theatre Royal. Joining revivals of Puccini's Madama Butterfly (directed by Tim Albery) and Gilbert & Sullivan's Ruddigore (directed by Jo Davies) is a new production of Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades.