For the first time since Live Aid at Wembley in 1985, rock bands Simple Minds and The Pretenders are appearing together on the same stage.
An exhibition of hand-made jewellery complemented with paintings by two artists is on show in the Spotlight Gallery of Newark Town Hall Museum and Art Gallery.
Saturday sees the return of a town’s premier music festival.
The charity-based boutique music festival Deerstock returns on July 20 and 22.
Five young ballet dancers have been chosen to perform in a production of Cinderella In Hollywood at the Theatre Royal, Nottingham.
Keep an eye on the stands at tonight’s World Cup match between England and Belgium for a huge flag of St George emblazoned with the name Newark Town FC.