Upcoming tours, festivals and special events

Northumberland Live

Free music festival headlined by The Christians with support from Cattle & Cane along with a selection of bands form the north east. Alongside street theatre, a fun fair and local food.

Norwich Body Art Festival

A big festival with the chance to get stuck with all manner of needles, plus there's live entertainment throughout the day to keep your mind off the pain.

Norwich Community Choir

Community choir welcoming all who enjoy singing.


House anthems from the late '80s and early '90s.

Not About Heroes

  • Written by: Stephen MacDonald

Stephen MacDonald's play about the encounter between WWI poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen in Edinburgh's Craiglockhart War Hospital and their burgeoning friendship in the turmoil of warfare.

Not Moving

Live sets and DJs form Glasgow's underground music scene.

The Not So Late Show With Ross and Josh

Ross and Josh (Brierley and Sadley, respectively) present their late-night chat show.

Not Squares

Belfast party band in the Soulwax/LCD vein.

Not The Rolling Stones

Tribute to Mick Jagger's and his rock legends.


London-based rapper.


A made-up-as-they-go-along musical based on the worst movies the audience can suggest.

Nothing but the Poem

Poetry discussion forum with no preparation or previous knowledge required, focusing on a different poet each month.


San Francisco punks.


Drum & bass night supporting new local talent and the giants of the genre.

Notos Piano Quartet

Prizewinning young quartet from Germany.


Future garage and bubbling dubstep sounds.

Notsosilent x Angles

Notsosilent and friends have a residents party to show off the in-house talent all night long.

Nottingham Comedy Festival

Established in 2009, Nottingham Comedy Festival has grown from 50 acts across ten venues to the festival that it is now – taking over Nottingham and various venues in Nottinghamshire and featuring a lineup including brand new comedians and established acts. This year sees performances from Harry and Paul, James Acaster…

Nottingham Youth Orchestra

  • Directed by: Derek Williams (cond)
  • Written by: Glazunov

Nottingham Youth Orchestra was founded in 1985 and gives regular tours.

The Notwist

Veteran German band who have moved from their dark altrock/metal roots in more of an electronica-oriented direction.

Noura Mint Seymali

Mauritanian desert-rock chanteuse.

Nova Scotia Folk Club

Weekly folk club – with live acoustic music consisting of floor spots, featured artist and jam session – hosted by Gina Graham.

Nova Scotia Jazz Band

Expert traditional jazz featuring some of Scotland's top players on reeds, bass, banjo and cornet.

Novel Writing: Pages 1 to 384

Class for writers exploring key aspects of novel writing. A pre-recorded version of each class goes online the following day.


English rapper, grime artist and producer.


US experimental soloist Noveller aka Sarah Lipstate.

The Novelty

Live music from The Novelty.

Novo at No 5

R&B, hip hop and house in the heart of Mayfair's club district.

The Nowhere Effect

Indie-rock trio from New Zealand.

Nu Fire

Showcase of underground hip hop, dubstep, drum & bass, electro and MCs.

Nubiyan Twist

Dance driven afro-beat grooves from the 12 piece outfit, fusing music from around the world with soundsystem culture and jazz-inspired improvisation.

The Number Nine

Funky, rocky five-piece featuring vocalist Nikki Kent.

Numbers are Futile

Drums, synth and vocals duo mixing indie and electronica.


One of Glasgow's most eclectic clubbing successes goes from strength to strength with rotating residents and a diverse array of dubstep and techno-playing special guests from around the globe.

La Nuova Musica

  • Directed by: David Bates (cond)
  • Written by: Bertali

Highly-rated ensemble specialising in baroque music, directed by David Bates.

Núria Graham

Half-Irish, half-Catalan pop/folk singer-songwriter, who is signed to Primavera Sound's record label.

The Nursery Rhyme Trail

Children's event most suitable for under sixes. Sing, rhyme and chime round the trail.

Nuts and Bolts of Starting a Performing Arts Company

Independent Theatre Council ITC’s legendary short course provides an overview of the fundamental information that you should be aware of when setting up a performing arts company. ITC’s team of experts will explain company formation, planning, contracts and intellectual property law and much more.

NXI Presents

Live music nights bringing you rock, pop, electronica and reggae.

NYCoS National Boys Choir

The NYCoS National Boys Choir is one of the flagship ensembles of the National Youth Choir of Scotland, giving boys aged 10-16 the opportunity to sing choral works to the highest standards.

NYCOS National Girls Choir

The NYCoS National Girls Choir is the national choir for girls aged 12–16 who aim to sing in the National Youth Choir of Scotland.

NYJoS Access

The National Youth Jazz Orchestra's new ensemble of musicians-in-training, in concert.

NYJOS Collective

Jazz in a chamber setting from the most experienced members of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland.

NYOS Camerata Scotland

NYOS Camerata is the pre-professional chamber orchestra of the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland – the young musician's last stop before embarking on a full professional career.

NYOS Junior Orchestra

The NYOS Junior Orchestra, formerly the National Children's Orchestra of Scotland, is the junior ensemble of the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland and is open to children aged 8–13.

NYOS Senior Orchestra

The NYOS Senior Orchestra is designed for older students who want to join the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland, and is open to students aged 11–18.

NYOS Symphony Orchestra Summer Tour

Jessica Cottis conducts works including Bartok's Concert for Orchestra, Shostakovich's Violin Concerto No 1 and Grażyna Bacewicz's Overture.

Nyte Heet

Classic rock, glam, sleaze, cheese, power ballads and party metal.

NZCA Lines

British synthpop band founded by Michael Lovett.

O Duo

The O boys – Olly Cox and Toby Kearney – play an invigorating and enchanting selection of contemporary and older styles of music on a range of percussion instruments, including two marimbas and a vibraphone.