5 Things to do Around Hockley, Nottingham.

5 Things to do Around Hockley.

Our Nottingham store is located right in the heart of the city, in the bustling Hockley, set in the cities thriving creative quarter. Here you can find an eclectic mix of shops, bars, restaurants and theatres, all within reaching distance of the shop. To help you navigate your way around, we have selected some of our top picks of things to do:



This is one of our favourites Hockley bars, located just up the street from us. Bodega is a thriving music venue, club and bar, with a friendly and vibrant atmosphere. If you’re a music enthusiast then this place is perfect for you with multiple gigs every week, as well as themed club nights such as Pop Confessionals, where you can dance too all your guilty pleasure hits.  

Broadway cinema

This four screen independent cinema is perfect for days out in Nottingham with family and friends, or even a romantic date. They show all the big blockbuster hits as well as some quirky and unique numbers from around the world. If you’re a student you can even get in for the bargain price of £6.20!  

The Lace Market Theatre

This small and unique amateur theatre is one of the hidden gems of Nottingham. Here you can go and see exclusive, one- off performances from top notch actors. The cosy and quaint atmosphere can make for the perfect quite, intimate night out.  

National Videogame Arcade

The worlds first dedicated cultural centre for games. Go during the day to experience the museum, but come evening the Toast Bar opens, combining three things for a guaranteed great night – Booze, Toasties and Gaming. Remember that game from your childhood? They definitely have it. As well as more modern games, and even a good selection of board games!  


Probably Hockley’s worst kept secret that is perfect for a posh night out. The Boilermaker is a Cocktail bar with a hidden entrance that you’ll have to find for yourself. If you work out how to get in, you’re in for a treat. The chilled candle lit atmosphere and table service let you sit back and enjoy their unique menu of cocktails.   If you're in the area, don't forget to pop in and say hi! Our friendly staff are all passionate about vintage fashion, are are happy to help.
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