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June 14, 2013


Music Xuefei Yang RENOWNED classical guitarist Xuefei joins the University of Nottingham Philharmonia for Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez. The free outdoor Father's Day concert on the university campus also features the works of Tchaikovsky, Coates, Holst and others. It starts at 3pm.

Music Drivetime Concert THIS annual tradition is lots of fun for audience and participants alike.

Presenter and musician Tom Redmond, pictured, leads the Halle Orchestra through an hour of classics and film music. Perfect for first-timers. It's tonight at 6pm; tickets are Pounds 7.50 with a Pounds 20 family ticket.

Music The Lightning Seeds THE INDIE 90s titans - they of Baddiel and Skinner Three Lions fame - turn up at Sherwood Pines Park tonight to support Blondie. They'll do an acoustic set featuring, let's assume, songs such as Change, Pure and Lucky You. If you want to book before heading up, try 03000 680400 music.

Film Dirty Dancing AVOID putting Baby in a corner this weekend by heading along to the Broadway Cinema as they let their arthouse hair down with a one-off Sunday-afternoon showing of the 80s classic. Granted, Dad's perfect Father's Day may not involve watching Patrick Swayze play one of those wrong-side-of-the-tracks dance instructors you've been hearing about, but hey.

Showtime is 2pm. You'll have the time of your life.

Something for the Weekend CATCH up with Jonathan and Charlotte before their concert in Nottingham next week and find out how it was fate that brought them together. In fashion, Miss Nottingham, Juliette Brashier, tries on some fabulous, floor-length dresses ahead of the Miss England final this weekend and dads get some advice on what to wear on Father's Day. There's an interview with Brad Pitt on his new film World War Z and he talks about how proud he is of his family. Plus, travel, interiors, lots of fabulous food including recipes, gossip from Twitter, our seven-day TV guide and much more - see tomorrow's Weekend magazine, free with the Nottingham Post.

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