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This could be you and your date if you're successful in speed dating at Revolution. Credit: Helena Lopes via Unsplash.

Looking for something to do on Thursday May 25? Here are eight events taking place today.

When Rivers Meet comes to Rescue Rooms

6:30pm, Rescue Rooms, Nottingham.

When Rivers Meet are a rock band originally from Essex, but since the the band has found fame they now tour the UK. Tickets cost £22.50.

Russell Howard continues his tour

7:30pm, The Empire, Liverpool.

Stand-up comedian Russell Howard is continuing his latest tour at the The Empire in Liverpool. The hit comedian is best known for his show Russell Howard’s Good News, where he took aim at politicians in the news.

Kiran Leonard is in Nottingham

7:30pm, JT Soar, Nottingham.

Kiran Leonard is a singer songwriter hailing from Saddleworth in Greater Manchester. He will perform at JT Soar in Nottingham today. Tickets cost £11 and can be purchased here.

FUBAR hits Netflix


Looking for a show to watch? Be sure to check out Arnold Schwarzenegger’s new TV series FUBAR, hitting Netflix today. It’s an action comedy with eight episodes.

Tim Vine arrives in Nottingham

7:30pm, Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham. 

Tim Vine, best known for playing Timothy Gladstone Adams in the comedy Not Going Out, is coming to Nottingham to deliver his new stand-up show Breeeep! While tickets have sold out, the Playhouse do have a waiting list set up in case anyone drops out, and tickets will be £27.

Ben Ottewell to perform at Leicester

8pm, The Soundhouse, Leicester.

Singer-songwriter Ben Ottewell, from Matlock, is touring the UK, and today the indie rock performer is in Leicester. Tickets will cost £18.70.

Nottingham Speed Dating – ages 24-38

7:30-9pm, Revolution Cornerhouse, Nottingham.

If you’re between the ages of 24 and 38, and searching for love, then you might find it here. A partner is not guaranteed, but everyone will get 8-12 mini-dates to try and find their one.

Nottingham Poetry Festival Launch Party

7pm-11pm, Fox & Grapes.

The Nottingham Poetry Festival is returning this bank holiday weekend. Today there will be a launch party organised by the local creative community. The celebrations will be kicked off by a performance from Slamovision winners Abbey Abdul and Cara Thompson. Entry is free and all are welcome.