Uncanny Christmas
Saturday 10 December, 19:00-01:00
Tickets

Live Music – DJ’s – Christmas Feast – Cocktails – Craft Beer & Ales – Art
Ten different bars in a former Victorian primary school, ‘Uncanny Christmas’ is the perfect antidote to the work christmas party.
Ticket price includes welcome cocktail. All proceeds go to Primary, a not for profit organisation.
ALL WELCOME!
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FOOD
Small Food Bakery -
Primary’s resident bakery will be serving up their ‘Groundnut Christmas Feast’ a colourful and vibrant African inspired menu.
The Groundnut Feast £12 Menu:
Beef Suya with tomatoes and red onion
Red cabbage and coconut
Garri Oatcakes with roasted Apple and Scotch bonnet sauce
Fresh Turmeric red lentils
Chicory and date with Mustard Tahini Dressing
Sourdough hand pies with kidneybeans in coconut
Scotch bonnet pineapple jam
Sukuma Wiki (Kenyan Greens)
Sourdough Tea bread (made with rooibos and honey), Cucumber and radish
Pickled beets with star anise
Lemon Pilau
Fried Plantain crisps
Wot (spiced onions with egg)
Spiced sourdough doughnuts piped fresh with soft serve brandy milk icecream!!!! (supplement)
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MUSIC
Lia White – Acoustical say: “A singer and musician from Nottingham, at just 16 years old, Lia is already making waves in Nottingham. She has excited people through a string of live performances that show her skill on her instrument, her lyric writing and her vocal control. Great tone, great vibe! “
www.liawhitemusic.com
Ben Hibbert – “His soulful voice and guitar arrangements have stunned Acoustickle audiences every time. Ben has a rich vocal and sweet stage presence that marries to a youthful lyricism, with bars like ‘I’m tired of faking these feels for you’ showing off his stregnth as an artist”. – Acoustickle
https://www.facebook.com/BenHibbertMusic/
It Ain’t Workin’ Chief – late of Glasgow’s Subcity Radio brings you “It Ain’t Uncanny Christmas, Chief” thematically linked tunes taking a skewed look at seasonal music of whatever genre takes The Chief’s fancy…expect rhythm and blues, jazz, punk and points inbetween
NX Panther – NX Panther is the pseudonym of singer-songwriter, rapper and visual artist Alia Pathan. Fusing hip-hop/grime with world samples and home-made beats about cinema, dead technology, legacies and sightings of a mythical panther.
Expect samples from the jungle, sounds from the forest and resonances from Diaspora in the city.
https://soundcloud.com/alia-279065388/oh-industry
FREYA – Resident Dj at ‘meet me in the darts room’ a monthly knees up at the king William pub and promoter at Rites of Passage a pop up club night in the city. She Plays from an eclectic bag of new wave, disco, folk and psych.
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DECOR AND UNCANNY TREE
Uncanny Giant Christmas Tree
Projections of Uncanny Christmas obscurities by Wayne.
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DRINKS
Primary Bar
A selection of wine, rum cocktails, local ale & craft beers served in the main hall, with a bespoke décor designed by a Primary artist.
The Lane ‘Pretentious’ Cocktail Bar
Joff and Ollie & Lane host a ‘pretentious’ cocktails in the ‘perfect setting’ for the ‘discerning’ cocktail drinker. Mixing rare and unusual ingredients with expensive liquor and a dose of wit and charm – one of the highlights from last years Uncanny Christmas!
Exhibition bar at TG Gallery
TG Gallery host a themed bar in the gallery alongside their show with a special drink offer that will take you back in time…
The Invisible bar
brave the cold and dark and take a wander out into the playground to find an uncanny mirror that takes you to another place, a cosy wood fire, hay bales and mulled wine..wrap up warm and stay a while, you never know what might happen…
The Elfin Hand” Cocktail Bar & Elvectrovërkshop with special guest Barbot -
Come over at the MFA studio to visit the “Lynchesque” style Santas Workshop with Nottingham Hackspace and other guests. In addition to serving a local ale & cider we have “Barbot” a robitic bartender.
Scandinavian Bar
Line Nilsen will be hosting a Scandinvaian bar. Enjoy the scandinavian tradition of ‘hygge’ in the weavers workshop. Admire the traditional wooden loom and soak up the cosy atmosphere with the very best Gluhwien, Aquavit and fresh bakery made gingerbread.
Sake in the pottery
Enjoy the ritual of drinking sake in traditional clayware in an atmospheric bar in the pottery. All serving and drinking vessels have been hand thrown in the pottery and made especially for Uncanny Christmas.
The Grott[o] Bar
HUTT will be hosting their Grotty Grotto bar again this year in the caretakers basement. Mixing unlikely cocktails from a range of even more unlikely drinks…who knows what they will come up with!
Russian Roulette
Come and play a game of Russian roulette at Yelena’s studio Vodka Bar.
1 in 5 chance of speedy shot of Vodka
The Green Man & Regular Fellows
Reactor present: The Green Man & Regular Fellows. Reappearing for one night only, offering regulars a rich environment of drinks, song, laughter and games. Why not put one in the wood for Dave and get involved in some dis lodged behaviours.
Gin in Mrs Ricks cupboard
Come and see how the teachers at Primary made it through the tougher days at School… Mrs Ricks Gin bar will offer an insight!
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PRIMARY TOP TEN RAFFLE
Top prizes include artworks and design by:
Yelena Popova
Small Food Bakery
Lane
Christine/Clay Group
Mik Godley
Marek Tobolewski
Nastassja Simensky
Line Nilsen
Jagdish Patel
and TG
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UNCANNY CONTOURS
A walk and Drink with Alison Lloyd
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INVISIBLE – Rachel Jacobs
Hidden in a corner of Primary’s playground, an experimental mirrored surface will reflect the people and environment around it, opening up an invisible doorway leading to another place and time. There will also be a fire and mulled wine to keep you warm.
Invisible was developed in partnership with Horizon Digital Economy, University of Nottingham.
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PRIMARY PERCUSSION
Join Chris and Emma Lewis-Jones in a workshop in which you will explore different bateria street styles, from Samba-Reggae to Bhangra to Hip Hop. The workshop will culminate in a performance in Project Space 1 at Primary. All levels and all abilities welcome. All you need to be able to do is to surrender to the rhythm and to move to the groove!
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Advance tickets:
ENTRY £5 (includes welcome cocktail)
ENTRY and GROUNDNUT CHRISTMAS FEAST + welcome cocktail £16
Turn up on the night:
ENTRY £5 (includes welcome cocktail)
ENTRY and GROUNDNUT CHRISTMAS FEAST + welcome cocktail £17.50

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